Today's Net Worth News 2/01/11

By on February 1, 2011 in ArticlesEntertainment

Microsoft billionaire Paul Allen's helicopter crashed in the the ocean off the coast of Argentina yesterday. Allen wasn't aboard but he would have been later in the day to catch a lift to Antarctica.

James Cameron is upset with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for not giving Christopher Nolan a best director Oscar nomination for Inception. Cameron said "I think that it's the most astounding piece of film creation and direction of the year, hands down … but now it's not even in the running. So I diverge from the Academy's taste in a lot of ways."

Zsa Zsa Gabor was rushed to the hospital this morning. Gabor had a leg amputated last week due to an antibiotic resistant lesion that wouldnt go away. Her husband Prince Frederic von Anhalt said "there was a lot of blood coming from her mouth" this morning.

Halle Berry and ex Gabriel Aubry are in the midst of a bitter custody battle over their two year old daughter Nahla.

Jessica Simpson took to twitter to quash the rumor that she was joining Simon Cowell as a host of the American version of X Factor. Simpson also left a generous $300 tip at an Italian restaurant in NYC.

Super producer The Dream and Christina Milian are in the midst of a divorce battle. Apparently The Dream promised Milian a 10% interest in Justin Bieber's smash hit "Baby" which he co-wrote.

South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone are taking on Broadway with a new musical titled "The Book of Mormon". Hope it turns out better than that Spiderman musical.

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