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PEOPLE IN BRIEF: Prosecutor makes new claim in Anna Nicole case

Prosecutor makes new claim in Anna Nicole case

LOS ANGELES -- A prosecutor sprang a surprise claim Friday that Anna Nicole Smith was a co-conspirator in the actions that have brought her two doctors and lawyer-boyfriend to trial for over-prescribing and obtaining massive amounts of prescription drugs.

''I think it's obvious she was part of the conspiracy because she wanted this medication,'' Deputy District Attorney Renee Rose said during a pretrial hearing.

''It's a surprise to me,'' said Superior Court Judge Robert Perry. ''It's a different situation if she's orchestrating it.''

Rose responded, ''There's no reason for a doctor to overprescribe if she is not asking for it.''

It was unclear how the claim of Smith's involvement could affect the case. Perry, however, said he was not going to dismiss any charges at this time against the defendants.

Snooki of 'Jersey Shore' arrested in NJ

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. -- ''Jersey Shore'' cast member Nicole ''Snooki'' Polizzi was arrested in the New Jersey beach town where the MTV show is based.

Seaside Heights Police Chief Thomas Boyd said Polizzi was arrested about 3:25 p.m. Friday and charged with disorderly conduct after other beachgoers reported she was bothering them.

Polizzi was processed at police headquarters and released on a summons.

Heidi Montag files for divorce

LOS ANGELES -- Fifteen months after saying ''I do,'' reality TV stars Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt are headed for divorce.

The 23-year-old starlet and plastic surgery devotee filed for divorce Friday in Santa Monica, Calif., citing irreconcilable differences.

Representatives for Montag and Pratt did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

Montag began dating the 26-year-old Pratt while filming MTV's reality show ''The Hills.''