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Amanda Bynes says she does not do drugs and "never had a bong" before, a day after she was arrested on a pot charge and accused of throwing such paraphernalia out of her New York City apartment window in front of cops.
The 27-year-old former child star and actress, known for films such as "Hairspray" and "Easy A," was arraigned in court on Friday, May 24. Her mug shot was obtained by the paparazzi and posted on several websites, including ABC News. The actress, who has in recent months worn a long, bleached blonde wig in public, sports a buzzed haircut.
Amanda Bynes recently pleaded no contest to driving with a suspended license and was put on probation, which brings to a conclusion a case that marked one of several traffic-related incidents that put the former Nickelodeon star in the headlines in 2012.
Bynes, 27, had lost her driving privileges in the Los Angeles area in September of that year after two misdemeanor hit-and-run cases, which she later settled, and a separate DUI arrest, which is still pending.
Amanda Bynes was recently arrested in New York City after allegedly throwing a bong out of a window of an apartment building in front of police.
Police said in a report obtained by OTRC.com that on Thursday, May 23, they received a 911 call from an employee there, who reported that the 27-year-old former Nickelodeon star and "Hairspray" actress was in the lobby, rolling a joint and lighting it. The person said it smelled like pot.
Vin Diesel is known for his bulging biceps and muscular physique and the actor told "The Tonight Show" host Jay Leno that it's all natural.
The subject of Diesel's muscles came up on Wednesday, May 22, after Leno began talking about Diesel's Men's Fitness cover and asked the actor if he had ever been tempted to try steroids. His appearance on the show can be seen below.
Amanda Bynes has explained why she does not want the press to use old photos of herself -- she says she had plastic surgery and prefers her current look, which has given her more confidence.
The 27-year-old former Nickelodeon child star and "Hairspray" star said on her Twitter page that she had a nose job. She has been making headlines over the past few months due to legal problems in Los Angeles and frequent postings of "selfie" photos, including several that show her in various states of undress.
How much would you pay for a trip to space with Leonardo DiCaprio?
One person reportedly bid $1.5 million at amfAR's Cinema Against AIDS XX gala at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival for the chance to go with "The Great Gatsby" star on a Virgin Galactic space flight, according to the Los Angeles Times.
Kate Upton took over the Twitter account of the prestigious fashion magazine Vogue on Thursday, May 23, and talked to fans.
The 20-year-old Sports Illustrated supermodel, who has more than 952,000 followers on the social network, graced the cover of Vogue's June 2013 issue. The magazine dubbed her an "American Dream Girl" who became the "The Hottest Supermodel on Earth." Check out facts Kate Upton revealed abut herself during her #AskKate chat.
Janet Jackson is now a billionaire.
The 47-year-old entertainer's net worth has now reached $1 billion, according to Variety. She joins an elite group of moguls that have reached this financial highwater mark, among them retail executive Wissam Al Mana, whom she married in a private ceremony in 2012.
Eva Longoria recently earned her master's degree in Chicano Studies from California State University, Northridge (CSUN) and brought along her parents to her graduation.
At her commencement ceremony, Longoria also posed for pictures of herself in her black cap and gown with other graduating students and friends. Check out her photos below.
Blake Shelton told reporters after "The Voice" on Tuesday, May 21, that he is planning a benefit for the Oklahoma tornado victims with NBC.
"We are actually putting together a fund-raiser right now with NBC. We'll have more details within the next 24 hours, but definitely something with NBC that is going to happen real fast, and hopefully raise a lot of money," Shelton, an Oklahoma native, told CNN.