Tuesday, June 18, 2002
Sheen marries Bond girl
Los Angeles ï¿½ Charlie Sheen, one of Hollywood's best-known bachelors, has married actress Denise Richards, his publicist said.
Sheen and Richards were wed Saturday night at the home of producer Gary David Goldberg in Los Angeles, publicist Tracy Shaffer said Sunday.
It was the actor's second marriage and the first for his bride.
Richards has appeared in the films "Wild Things," "The World Is Not Enough" and the current "Undercover Brother." She met Sheen while shooting the independent film "Good Advice" in 2000.
They began dating after Richards did guest spots on Sheen's sitcom "Spin City."
Sheen is the son of "The West Wing" star Martin Sheen.
Musician testifies in teen's death
Sydney, Australia ï¿½ Limp Bizkit warned concert organizers of security problems during its tour of Australia and New Zealand before a teen-age fan died in a crowd crush, lead singer Fred Durst said Monday.
Durst was testifying by live video link from Los Angeles at the inquest into the death of 15-year-old Jessica Michalik, who suffered a heart attack during a Limp Bizkit performance in Sydney on Jan. 26, 2001. Michalik died five days later.
Durst said the band approached organizers after a crowd collapse in Auckland, New Zealand.
"We definitely said that if they do not fix security we would not play," he said.
Designer admires knock-offs
Moscow ï¿½ Italian fashion designer Giorgio Armani gratefully accepted an unusual gift ï¿½ fake Armani jeans and sunglasses bought at a Russian market.
Armani laughed as a reporter from Russia's NTV television presented him with the phony merchandise after an interview at his Moscow boutique.
"Actually I am very glad that people can buy Armani ï¿½ even if it's a fake. I like the fact that I'm so popular around the world," said Armani, who is in town to show his collection on Tuesday.
Wimbledon champ wants to adopt
London ï¿½ Former tennis great Martina Navratilova wants to adopt children and says she'll be a "good, fun mother."
Navratilova, a nine-time Wimbledon champion, is playing her first singles match since 1994 at the Eastbourne grass-court tournament this week.
In an interview with the British Broadcasting Corp.'s magazine Radio Times, the 45-year-old said, "I could adopt a 5-year-old, a brother and a sister, or two sisters."