11:26 PM EDT 10/16/2013
Originally posted 03/09/2005 04:00PM
Stars such as Jack Nicholson, Johnny Depp, John Cusack and Sean Penn turned out for the private memorial service of gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson last weekend -- and Nicholson even paid tribute with his own hand-drawn portraits of the late writer.
Originally posted 02/25/2005 04:00PM
PARIS DISCONNECT: So much for those unlisted star numbers. Earlier this week, hackers cracked Paris Hilton's cell phone directory and posted the numbers of the rich and famous roster on the Internet. Within hours celebs including Victoria Gotti, Lindsay Lohan, and Ashlee Simpson were deluged with calls. More than 500 numbers and personal notes from Hilton's Sidekick II personal device hit the Web, and the thieves also reportedly accessed some revealing pictures of the Simple Life star. Hilton apologized for the incident, declaring she felt "horrible" about the invasion her friends had to endure.
Originally posted 02/21/2005 09:00AM
Hard-living writer Hunter S. Thompson, author of the 1972 first-person "gonzo journalism" classic Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, was found dead Sunday in his Aspen-area home of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, sheriff's officials said. He was 67.
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