Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler issued a statement last night to the celebrity website TMZ.com about his recent stint in rehab. Tyler told TMZ that his "trademark athletic performances" injured his feet, requiring surgery. "The doctors told me the pain in my feet could be corrected but it would require a few surgeries over time," Tyler said in the statement. "The 'foot repair' pain was intense, greater than I'd anticipated. The months of rehabilitative care, and the painful strain of physical therapy were traumatic." The hard-charging rocker, who famously cleaned up his act in the 1990s, said he needed to check into a Pasadena rehab hospital to get right. "I really needed a safe environment to recuperate where I could shut off my phone and get back on my feet," Tyler told TMZ. "Make no mistake, Aerosmith has no plans to stop rocking. There's a new album to record, then another tour."
Murray to divorceThe wife of entertainer Bill Murray has filed for divorce after nearly 11 years of marriage, alleging he abused her and is addicted to marijuana and alcohol. Jennifer Butler Murray filed divorce papers in Charleston County, South Carolina. She owns a home on Sullivans Island, S.C., where she lives with the couple's four children. The complaint also alleges frequent abandonment by the former "Saturday Night Live" star. Bill Murray's attorney, John McDougall, wouldn't comment on the allegations, but said the entertainer "is deeply saddened by the breakup of his marriage." (AP)
Ashlee confirms babyAfter months of playing coy, newlyweds Ashlee Simpson-Wentz and Pete Wentz confirmed they're expecting a baby. ". . .We wanted to wait until after the first trimester to officially confirm that we're expecting our first child," said a statement on Wentz's blog. The pair married this month. (AP)
Campbell chargedNaomi Campbell was charged with assaulting two policemen during an alleged luggage rage incident April 3 at London's Heathrow Airport, her lawyer and prosecutors said yesterday. (AP)
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