CELEBRITIES BEHAVING BADLY - REAL HOUSEWIVES STARS FACING PRISON: Real Housewives of New Jersey stars TERESA GIUDICE and her husband Joe could be going away for a really long time. They've been hit with a bunch of criminal charges, including bank fraud and tax evasion, and are both facing more than 50 years in the slammer if convicted. They're due in court later today (Tuesday).
The two were charged in a 39-count indictment with conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud, bank fraud, making false statements on loan applications and bankruptcy fraud. Joe also allegedly failed to file tax returns for the years 2004 through 2008, when he allegedly earned nearly $1 million.
Teresa issued a statement that read in part ... "I support Joe and, as a wonderful husband and father, I know he wants only the best for our lovely daughters and me." Her attorney also spoke out, telling reporters, quote, "Teresa will plead 'not guilty'. The judicial process that begins today with an indictment is a search for the truth. As it moves forward, we look forward to vindicating her."
Teresa's and her lawyer's statements sure makes it sound like it's just Joe who's in trouble, don't they? Am I reading too much into them or is Teresa trying to distance herself from her husband and set up an "I had no idea he was doing all this" defense? Discuss.
LEA MICHELE BREAKS SILENCE ON CORY MONTEITH: In the two weeks since CORY MONTEITH'S untimely death, LEA MICHELE'S reps have released multiple statements, but Lea herself remained silent ... until yesterday.
The Glee star posted the above Instagram photo along with the message, "Thank you all for helping me through this time with your enormous love and support. Cory will forever be in my heart." Cory died on July 13th from a drug overdose.
SHARON OSBOURNE CALLS OUT JUSTIN BIEBER: SHARON OSBOURNE thinks JUSTIN BIEBER is a fake bad boy. Osbourne has never been shy about offering her opinion about anything and everything and she shares quite a few of them in a new interview with The Daily Beast.
On the subject of Bieber, Sharon says, "I think that he’s lost, I really do. I think he doesn’t realize he’s white and not black, that’s a huge problem. He wants to be a mean boy, and he’s about as mean as a [bleeping] kitten, and he’s trying to act out. It’s like peeing in a bucket, like, 'Oh, we’re the bad boys!' [Bugger] off! You don’t know what bad is!"
Other than the acting like a black person being a "huge problem" remark, which I think comes off as kind of racist, I agree with her. When you have a husband who bit the heads off animals and once got so high he tried to choke you out, then yeah, you can call someone else out for not being bad-ass enough.
REMEMBER HER?: Remember little Ruthie Camden from the late 90's drama 7th Heaven? Actress MACKENZIE ROSMAN is 23 now and posing in her underwear in Maxim magazine. Girlfriend got a whootie! ...
LOHAN LUNACY - LINDSAY TO GUEST HOST CHELSEA LATELY + MORE: LINDSAY LOHAN gets out of rehab tomorrow and already has another gig lined up. She's going to guest-host on the Chelsea Lately show on August 5th.
Linds is expected to run the roundtable, interact with Handler’s side-kick Chuy and interview celebrity guests. There's no word on who those celebrity guests will be, but E! claims it will be an "all-star event."
In other LoHo news … TMZ is reporting that she’s finally realized some of the people she hangs out with may not have her best interests at heart. The site says after sitting through a therapy session about “toxic friends and influences” Lindsay plans to cut about 80 people out of her life.
Meanwhile ... her indie drama The Canyons makes its video on demand debut this week and the reviews have started to come out -- and they are brutal.
This is what The New Yorker had to say about LiLo: “she's puffy and overwrought and unfocussed, and she weeps a lot. You’re not sure whether she's crying in character, or lamenting her participation in a low-budget movie, or grieving over her own troubles."
The Hollywood Reporter was less than impressed with the movie as a whole: "The Canyons is a lame, one-dimensional and ultimately dreary look at peripheral Hollywood types not worth anyone's time either onscreen or in real life."
The critic for Variety is one of the few who liked Lindsay’s performance, which is apparently the only review she read. Lindsay was so pleased with it, on Sunday she tweeted a link to the review, with the caption, “Wow…humbled and feeling so much gratitude.”
THIS JUST IN! VICTORIA BECKHAM SMILED!?: Breaking news! VICTORIA BECKHAM can smile. Crazy, right?! This is big news people, because unlike the questionable existence of Bigfoot and UFO's, there's photographic evidence of this.
Victoria tweeted a picture of her smiling -- and showing teeth too by the way -- in front of the Hollywood sign. “So good to be back in LA," she captioned the photo. You would think that being married to hottie David Beckham would leave a permanent smile on her face, but I guess been-there-done-it.
JAY Z AND BEYONCE VISIT BABY NORTH WEST: This should put to rest any rumors of a beef between BEYONCE and KIM KARDASHIAN.
Us Weekly is reporting that Bey and JAY Z dropped in on Kim and baby North West on Sunday even though KANYE is in Italy right now. The mag says they spent the morning with Kim and her little bundle of joy. However, for reasons not explained, they didn't bring 18-month-old Blue Ivy along.