Former 'Gilligan's Island' star caught with pot in car
DRIGGS, Idaho - Dawn Wells, who played Mary Ann on 'Gilligan's Island,' is serving six months' unsupervised probation after allegedly being caught with marijuana in her car.
She was sentenced Feb. 29 to five days in jail, fined $410.50 and placed on probation after pleading guilty to one count of reckless driving.
Under a plea agreement, three misdemeanor counts - driving under the influence, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled substance - were dropped.
John Cho prepares for fan frenzy as Sulu in new 'Star Trek'
AUSTIN, Texas - John Cho thinks he has a cult following now as Harold in the 'Harold & Kumar' movies - he ain't seen nothing yet.
Cho will co-star as Sulu in J.J. Abrams' 'Star Trek,' due out next summer. He's shooting his last scenes this week as the Starship Enterprise's helmsman, just as he's promoting 'Harold & Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay,' the 'Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle' sequel that premiered over the weekend at the South by Southwest film festival.
Actor puts pressure on Olympic sponsor
LONDON - George Clooney has put pressure on an Olympic sponsor to speak out over China's foreign policy in Sudan.
The Hollywood star promotes Omega Watches - one of the worldwide Olympic partners for the Beijing games.
'I have talked with Omega (about China) for over a year and will continue to talk to Omega,' Clooney was quoted as saying on the BBC Web site on Tuesday. 'I have and will go to the places I and China do business and ask for help.'
Clooney has publicly spoken several times about the crisis in Darfur, Sudan, where more than 200,000 people have been killed and about 2.5 million people displaced in three years of fighting between African rebels and government troops allied with Arab militia known as janjaweed.