Thursday Net Worth News 4/14

By on April 14, 2011 in Articles

Kobe Bryant's apology for his recent comment against homosexuals isn't enough now the LGBT community wants his presence at a gay and lesbian basketball league in L.A. The Lambda League states, "We have seen Kobe's apology and hope that it's sincere. If he really wants to show us he means it he'll come to our next league game." And they won't charge him for a ticket to attend the game.

Zsa Zsa Gabor's husband Prince Frederic Von Anhalt is paying $100,000 to have a baby. Von Anhalt was very excited yesterday when he left a Beverly Hills fertility clinic, he states, "My wife is excited, I'm excited and we're going to go ahead with it."

Sarah Palin is having more trouble from her stalker. Palin states 19-year-old Shawn Christy has become more "brazen" in his threats to harm Sarah and her family … and even rape her daughter. She has received a new temporary restraining order against Christy, and a court date of April 27th to make it permanent.

Sean Penn, who received 36 months probation and was ordered to perform 300 hours of community service for his attack on paparazzo Jordan Dawes, can feel good about where his money is going. Jordan Dawes is donating the funds he was awarded during the settlement with Penn to charities that support victims of domestic violence and victims of the earthquake in Haiti." And that's not all Dawes's lawyer Donald Karpel is also donating a large chunk of his attorney's fees to the charities as well.

Barry Bonds is guilty of obstructing justice during the 2003 federal steroid investigation. A jury found Bonds guilty on the obstruction charge however the were unable to reach a verdict on the other charges. He could get 10 years in federal prison, and it is unknown if the prosecution will re-file on the remaining charges.

A pair of boxing gloves said to have been worn by Sylvester Stallone in the original "Rocky" movie will not be part of a Hollywood auction. Stallone got his lawyer Marty Singer, to send a letter to the Profiles In History to have the gloves removed from the auction, stating they are not authentic. The PIH obliged — and says it is "withdrawing the items pending further research."

Mark Zuckerberg founder of Facebook worked off the stress of his final defeat in his legal war with Facebook; Zuckerberg was part of a rowing event in San Diego the other day.

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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