Grapevine: Mental trouble for Creed's Scott Stapp
Trouble for Creed singer Scott Stapp
Days after Scott Stapp of rock group Creed declared on Facebook that he is homeless and broke, TMZ reports the singer had been placed on a psychiatric hold earlier this month. According to a Madison County Florida Sheriff's Department report that TMZ got a hold of, Stapp was found incoherent on the side of a road. Last month, his wife, Jaclyn Stapp, filed for divorce and claimed that her husband is paranoid, hearing voices and has made suicidal and homicidal threats. TMZ's latest report about the couple's relationship indicates that Jaclyn is trying to communicate with Scott so that he seeks help.
Jack White covers band mate Dean Fertita
The B-side for Jack White's 7" single "Would You Fight For My Love?" is a cover of the song "Parallel" by musician Dean Fertita, who is a member of White's band. It's a song from Fertita's 1999 disc "Hello=Fire." Fertita, who is also from Detroit, is a member of White's two other bands Dead Weather and Raconteurs and also performs with Queens of the Stone Age.
"Real World" cast member Ryan Knight found dead
Reality television actor Ryan Knight was found dead Thursday after a night of partying, reports say. Knight, 29, was a cast mate on 2010's "Real World New Orleans" on MTV. This is the second death this month for MTV's reality TV family. "Challenge" star Diem Brown died earlier this month after a long battle with cancer.
Jennifer Lawrence lands on UK music chart
It's known that Jennifer Lawrence is a fine actress and perfectly adorable on the red carpet, but she's also charted as a singer in the United Kingdom. She lends her voice to the song, "The Hanging Tree," from the soundtrack to "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1." The tune is at No. 29 on the UK singles chart.
■"Benched" actress Eliza Coupe announced on Instagram Thursday that she's engaged to boyfriend Darin Olien.
■Canadian rock group Nickelback's latest studio album, "No Fixed Address," sold 80,000 copies its first week, landing it at the top of Billboard's Top Rock Albums chart. It placed fourth on the Billboard 200. One Direction's "Four" is No. 1 on that chart, bumping "1989" from Taylor Swift to the No. 2 spot.
Compiled by Melody Baetens
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