Monday Net Worth News 5/2

By on May 2, 2011 in Articles

President Barack Obama has done what others have failed too. Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, thought to be the mastermind behind the 9/11 attacks on the US has been killed by U.S. military forces in Pakistan. Obama authorized the mission last Friday after intelligence had been gathered about bin Laden's location.

Actor Rob Lowe is one of many people who are happy after hearing about the death of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden. Lowe was in New York where he celebrated with some happy firefighters in Times Square.

Nic Cage is a father to be remembered, at least he will be remembered for his open wallet. Nic PAID for several people to fly to New Orleans to attend the April 24 wedding of his son Weston to Nikki Williams. He also paid for the happy couple to spend four nights at a "four diamond" hotel in the Big Easy … and then paid for them to fly on a private jet back to their home in L.A. The wedding was complete with an emotional speech for Dad and a fireworks display.

The marriage is finally over between Charlie Sheen and Brooke Mueller; their divorce became final today. What does this news costs Charlie well Brooke gets $55,000 a month in child support, got a lump sum of $757,698.70 and $1 million for her share of the family home.

Beloved Princess Diana's death was a tragedy but was it a conspiracy, in a new film titled "Unlawful Killing," gives us reason to believe it was. In the doc-film is a tape recording of Diana telling someone she was terrified Prince Charles and the Royal family were planning to kill her. The movie produced and directed by singer Lily Allen's father, Keith Allen has been banned in the UK and will debut at the upcoming Cannes Film Festival.

Rachel Uchitel who lost her fiancée in the 9/11 attacks has tears of joy at the news of Osama bin Laden's death. Andy O'Grady — was in the South Tower of the World Trade Center when a plane struck it. Uchitel's stated, "This is the biggest news we have received as a country in almost 10 years. Now we Americans finally have justice and maybe we can all sleep just a bit better at night. "

Jay-Z and Beyonce attended the graduation of Jay-Z's nephew at Salem International University in Salem, WV on Saturday. Do you think that with the power duo Jay and B in the house did anyone pay attention to the ceremony?

Bud Selig released a statement Sunday regarding the two-week suspension of Roger McDowell — the Atlanta Braves pitching coach, who reportedly hurled gay slurs at a group of fans earlier last weekend. Commissioner Selig said, "Conduct by people associated with MLB that shows insensitivity to others simply cannot and will not be tolerated." McDowell himself released a statement that said; "I understand the decision made today by the Commissioner. I am embarrassed by my actions and I plan to give a personal apology to Mr. Quinn and his family."

Donald Trump, who likes to talk about everyone else, didn't like being the butt of jokes at the White House Correspondents' Dinner Saturday evening. Even President Barack Obama took a few shots at Donald Trump; like now that the birth certificate debate was over, Trump could focus on more important things … like "did we fake the moon landing?" The Donald called in to "Fox and Friends" Sunday morning bemoaning, "It was almost like, is there anyone else they could talk about?"

Will Smith must be proud of the money his son Jaden Smith made for starring in the Karate Kid, from his up-front fee, lucrative back end deal, and the astronomical success of the film, Jaden should top 3 million dollars from his role.

Articles Written by Brian Warner
Prior to launching Celebrity Net Worth, Brian spent seven years as the Managing Editor of one of the largest entertainment portals on the internet. Before that, Brian attended Georgetown University where he double majored in finance and marketing. A native of Northern California, Brian currently resides in Los Angeles. Follow him on Google+.
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