A post-Oscars arrest
Actress Sean Young was arrested after a scuffle with a security guard at the official post-Oscars party, police said Monday.
Young, 52, was placed under citizen's arrest at the Governors Ball at 9:25 p.m. Sunday after the dispute, police Commander Andrew Smith said.
"She was trying to get into the party and couldn't get in," he said.
Young was booked at the Hollywood police station for investigation of misdemeanor battery. She posted $20,000 bail and was released early Monday.
Famed shooting victim weds
Mary Jo Buttafuoco, who was shot in the head by former "Long Island Lolita" Amy Fisher in 1992, has tied the knot in Las Vegas.
The Daily News reports that the 57-year-old Buttafuoco wed Stu Tendler, a 53-year-old Queens-born print shop manager.
The weekend wedding was held in the Always & Forever chapel.
Fisher was sent to prison for seven years for shooting Buttafuoco, the wife of her former lover, Joey Buttafuoco.
Mary Jo Buttafuoco underwent several surgeries for partial paralysis on one side of her face and loss of hearing in one ear.
Her ex-husband, who was twice Fisher's age, served time for statutory rape for having sex with a 16-year-old.
Douglas denounces greed
Movie star Michael Douglas has done a public service announcement denouncing corporate greed.
The FBI's New York office unveiled the announcement Monday.
The spot opens with a famous scene from the film "Wall Street." The main character, Wall Street raider Gordon Gekko, tells an audience, "Greed is good."
The PSA then cuts to Douglas, who says: "The movie was fiction, but the problem is real."
The commercial is part of an ongoing offensive by federal authorities in New York against insider trading. The crackdown has resulted in multiple convictions.
Rapper as humanitarian
When 50 Cent announced that part of the proceeds from his new energy drink would be used to help fight hunger in Africa, some questioned whether his motives were genuine.
But the rapper says that he's making a difference and that since a visit to the continent earlier this month, he's a changed man.
"It enlightened me in different ways," 50 Cent said. "To actually see people under the circumstances that I saw was a totally different experience. I don't think you can prepare yourself for that, no matter how many times you've seen the images."
The rapper-turned-humanitarian flew to Kenya and Somalia with World Food Program earlier this month to witness the effects of hunger firsthand. He has a goal to provide one billion meals to hungry children over the next five years. Every purchase of Street King, an energy drink the rapper promotes and launched last fall, will provide a meal for a person in need through the United Nations program. So far, the rapper says he's provided more than 3.5 million meals.
-- From News and wire services