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Originally posted 07/14/2012 11:15AM
They were father and son in the movies, too.
Sage Moonblood Stallone, who was found dead Friday at age 36, acted with his father Sylvester in one of the elder Stallone's biggest franchises – the Rocky series – playing Rocky Balboa Jr. in Rocky V.
Sage, who was 14 when the movie was released in 1990, was "agreeably natural in some scenes, improbable in others," New York Times critic Janet Maslin wrote in her review at the time.
Originally posted 07/13/2012 08:20PM
Sylvester Stallone's 36-year-old son Sage Moonblood Stallone, who appeared with his father in Rocky V, was found dead in his Los Angeles home Friday.
"Sylvester Stallone is devastated and grief-stricken over the sudden loss of his son Sage Stallone," says a rep for the actor.
"His compassion and thoughts are with Sage's mother, Sasha. Sage was a very talented and wonderful young man, his loss will be felt forever."
Police officers were called to the house at 2:17 p.m. and discovered the body. There were no signs of foul play or forced entry.
Originally posted 02/08/2012 06:10PM
He'll be back – in surgery.
Possibly feeling the painful effects of an action-movie comeback at age 64, Arnold Schwarzenegger posted a WhoSay photo of himself shirtless in the hospital nursing a bum shoulder.
But in a "huh?" moment, the photo shows his costar Sylvester Stallone, 65, also shirtless, plugged into an IV in the next bed.
Originally posted 05/28/2010 10:30AM
Just because you're a celebrity doesn't mean you're immune from being ripped off. Witness the jaw-dropping tale of a "Scammer to the Stars" who allegedly operated a Ponzi scheme that bilked $30 million from the likes of Uma Thurman, Wesley Snipes, Sylvester Stallone, Al Pacino, playwright Neil Simon, directors Mike Nichols, Martin Scorsese and Nora Ephron, illusionist David Blaine, and celeb photographer Annie Leibovitz.
And though some of the luckier stars smelled a rat and got their money out in time, on Thursday federal prosecutors arrested so-called financial adviser Kenneth Starr, 66, in his $7.5-million Manhattan condo – where he was hiding in the closet, until federal agents spotted his shoes underneath the door, according to The New York Times.
Initially, Starr's wife, Diane Passage, a former dancer at the Scores strip club, told the agents that Starr was not home. But then, reports the New York Post, quoting the agents, she pointed upstairs and whispered, "He's upstairs."
Originally posted 01/26/2008 09:10AM
Sylvester Stallone is back on the big screen playing a bulked-up Rambo in the fourth installment of the series – and isn't afraid to talk about what helped him get in fighting shape.
The 61-year-old star tells Time that he pumped up to 209 lbs. with the help of prescription testosterone.
"HGH [human growth hormone] is nothing. Anyone who calls it a steroid is grossly misinformed," he says. "Testosterone to me is so important for a sense of well-being when you get older. Everyone over 40 years old would be wise to investigate it because it increases the quality of your life."
Originally posted 03/13/2007 10:35AM
Sylvester Stallone is facing charges of bringing a banned muscle-building hormone into Australia.
Originally posted 12/27/2006 05:00PM
Against all odds, Sylvester Stallone is back in the ring at age 60 – and, perhaps even more astounding, Rocky Balboa, the sixth installment in his Rocky series, has gotten warm reviews.
Originally posted 03/09/2005 08:50AM
REASSURED: Former President Bill Clinton, who will undergo a low-risk medical procedure on Thursday to remove fluid and scar tissue from the left side of his chest, told reporters in Washington on Tuesday: "It'll knock me out of commission for a week or two, and then I'll be back to normal. I'm not in too bad a shape," he added. "I feel good." The procedure, to take place at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, comes six months after he underwent quadruple bypass surgery. Clinton, 58, will remain hospitalized for three to 10 days and is expected to make a "full functional recovery," doctors said.
Originally posted 03/04/2005 06:00PM
Former Cheers star Kirstie Alley's weighty new sitcom premieres on Sunday. PEOPLE takes a look at her return to TV comedy, plus other events to watch for in the coming week:
Originally posted 02/18/2005 09:00AM
CLASHED: The 20 contestants on CBS's Survivor: Palau were quickly whittled down to just 17 on Thursday night's premiere episode. The castaways had just become acquainted with their new surroundings when host Jeff Probst said the initial immunity challenge won by Jolanda Jones and Ian Rosenberger (who were the first of the 20 to swim ashore) would last only 10 minutes, until they finished picking their two tribes. The last woman and man chosen, Wanda Shirk and Jonathan Libby, were eliminated from the show. The game's first challenge then pitted the Koror and Ulong teams against each other for team immunity, leaving Ulong to vote off a player. That ended up being Jolanda, in a 6-3 decision. Her parting words: "I am the oldest and I think differently than my tribe. It's an experience I think everyone should try."
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