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Dr. Conrad Murray couldn't give timeline

By BANG Showbiz on October 3, 2011

Conrad Murray, pictures, picture, photos, photo, pics, pic, images, image, hot, sexy, latest, new, 2011LOS ANGELES – Dr. Conrad Murray "had no concept of time" in the lead up to Michael Jackson's death, a court has heard.

Cardiologist Dr. Thao Nguyen took to the witness stand in Los Angeles Superior Court today to give evidence in the trial of the physician - who is accused of the involuntary manslaughter of the singer - and said the doctor was unable to provide a time frame for several crucial moments when they spoke at UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center on June 25 2009.

Cee Lo Green preserved record store

By BANG Showbiz on October 2, 2011

Cee Lo Green, pictures, picture, photos, photo, pics, pic, images, image, hot, sexy, latest, new, 2011LOS ANGELES – Cee Lo Green bought a record store to preserve as an "artifact".

The 'Forget You' hitmaker bought a struggling shop in Georgia, but has no intention of opening for business as he now stores his music collection there.

He said: "A few years ago I bought the remaining inventory of a record store that was going out of business in Atlanta. We want out and bought it all.

Russell Brand has cameo in Noel Gallagher's new music video

By BANG Showbiz on September 30, 2011

Russell Brand, pictures, picture, photos, photo, pics, pic, images, image, hot, sexy, latest, new, 2011LOS ANGELES – Russell Brand has a cameo in Noel Gallagher's new music video.

The comic star is good friends with the ex-Oasis guitarist - acting as best man at the musician's recent wedding - and eventually convinced Noel to re-write the plot for the promo for 'AKA... What A Life' so he could be in it.

Jason Derulo starts a mob

By BANG Showbiz on September 30, 2011

Jason Derulo, pictures, picture, photos, photo, pics, pic, images, image, hot, sexy, latest, new, 2011LOS ANGELES – Jason Derulo stunned onlookers in New York by starting a flash mob to promote his latest album.

The 22-year-old singer took to the street with the New York Nicks basketball team's City Dancers to highlight the release of 'Future History' - which came out on Tuesday - by putting on a spontaneous performance on some of his new songs.

Shania Twain stalker pleads guilty

By BANG Showbiz on September 29, 2011

Shania Twain, pictures, picture, photos, photo, pics, pic, images, image, hot, sexy, latest, new, 2011LOS ANGELES – Shania Twain's alleged stalker interrupted her testimony at his trial today to declare he would plead guilty.

Dr. Giovanni Palumbo - who is charged with three counts of failure to comply with a court order and criminal harassment by watching and besetting - was listening to the Canadian singer testifying via a video link and after around 90 minutes he abruptly stood up and announced he'd had enough.

Sting can't wait to turn 60

By BANG Showbiz on September 29, 2011

Sting, pictures, picture, photos, photo, pics, pic, images, image, hot, sexy, latest, new, 2011LOS ANGELES – Sting can't wait to turn 60 because he believes it will be the start of a "fun" decade.

The musician reaches the landmark age on Sunday and rather than be worried about reaching his seventh decade he can't wait.

Sting - who is married to 57-year-old producer Trudie Styler, with whom he has four children - said: "I had the most fun in the previous decade, between 50 and 60. So I'm anticipating that the next one will be even better. I mean, why not?"

Michael Jackson's children present at resuscitation

By BANG Showbiz on September 29, 2011

Paris Jackson, Prince Michael Jackson, pictures, picture, photos, photo, pics, pic, images, image, hot, sexy, latest, new, 2011LOS ANGELES – Michael Jackson's daughter Paris was "balled up crying" as Dr. Conrad Murray tried to resuscitate him, a court heard yesterday.

The late 'Beat It' singer's head of security, Faheem Muhammad, took to the stand at the trial of the star's personal physician - who is accused of involuntary manslaughter - to give his version of events on the morning of the star's death from acute Propofol intoxication in June 2009.

Murray 'wanted to get rid of cream' at Jackson's house

By BANG Showbiz on September 28, 2011

Conrad Murray, pictures, picture, photos, photo, pics, pic, images, image, hot, sexy, latest, new, 2011LOS ANGELES – Dr. Conrad Murray asked to go back to Michael Jackson's house "to get rid of a cream that the world should never see" as the singer lay dead, a court heard today.

The medic - who is currently on trial for the involuntary manslaughter of the 'Thriller' singer, who died from acute Propofol intoxication in June 2009 - allegedly panicked after Michael was pronounced dead in hospital and begged to be taken back to the Los Angeles property where he died.

Michael Jackson was energetic before death

By BANG Showbiz on September 28, 2011

Michael Jackson, pictures, picture, photos, photo, pics, pic, images, image, latest, new, 2010LOS ANGELES – Michael Jackson gave a "good rehearsal" just hours before his death, the jury heard at the second day of the trial into his death today.

Concert promoter Paul Gongaware told the Los Angeles court that Michael - who died from acute Propofol intoxication in June 2009 - was energetic and performing well in the days before he died as he rehearsed for his 50-night residency at London's The O2 for his 'This Is It' tour.