Ja Rule checked into prison
HOLLYWOOD HOOKUP (FOX44) – Ja Rule checking into prison today to begin a 2-year prison sentence on gun charges. Police say the found the weapon in his sports car back in 2007. The rapper born, Jeffrey Atkins, pleaded guilty in December to attempted criminal possession of a weapon. He's also facing more jail time for tax evasion. He pleaded guilty to that charge in March.
– A man who's been showing up at all of Lindsay Lohan’s court appearances has been told to stay away. A restraining order has been issued to a David Cocordan today. Lohan told authorities she's frightened by the guy who she says has sent her hundreds of text messages. The restraining order expires in 2-years.
– The idol season five finalist Ace Young could soon be one of Sin City’s main attractions as the next Chippendales hunk. There's only a few weeks left in 98 Degrees singer Jeff Timmons' deal as the show's MC and word is Young is very interested.
– Paris Hilton’s new reality series isn't bringing in the ratings. "The world according to Paris" premiered on Oprah's Oxygen Network and only about four hundred thousand viewers kept it on. The show follows Paris around all day but expect to only see the scenes the heiress approves of because she's the show's executive producer.
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