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Olivia Newton John’s daughter has problems; Fat Joe turns himself in

 
 
Lattanzi  and Newton-John
Lattanzi and Newton-John
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More problems for Olivia Newton John. Her 27-year-old daughter has substance abuse issues. Chloe Lattanzi told Australia’s Women’s Day magazine that the L.A. lifestyle caused her to spiral into using cocaine and alcohol about four years ago. “I started to get into the party scene, drinking every night, and then before long I got introduced to cocaine and all of a sudden the combination of those two things took away all the fear and depression and that is when the cycle began,” recounted the young woman, whose father is actor Matt Lattanzi, with whom Olivia costarred in Xanadu (he was also ironically in Grease 2).

Last week, a contractor committed suicide in the home Newton-John shares with her husband John Easterling in Jupiter.

Kate vs. Jon

Reality TV star Kate Gosselin has filed a lawsuit accusing her ex-husband, Jon, of stealing her hard drive and hacking into her phone and computer to get material for a tell-all book. The federal lawsuit says he took the material for a book called Kate Gosselin: How She Fooled the World.

The suit, filed in Philadelphia, says the book was written by her ex-husband’s friend, tabloid writer Robert Hoffman, but has since been pulled from Amazon because the material was obtained illegally.

Suiting up

Who knew Farrah Abraham liked bands from the 1970s? While the “standout” Teen Mom was in Fort Lauderdale over the weekend (hosting a VIP party at Off the Hookah resto-lounge) she took some time to pose on the beach in a KISS-inspired bikini. The Daily Mail posted snaps of the aspiring adult film star in the black and red number, embellished with crystals, devil eyes and tongue. The rockin’ style, called Kiss my A--, was handmade by local designer Beth Gerharts of Betty Bangs.

Taxman cometh

Fun’s over for Fat Joe. TMZ reports the Make It Rain rapper turned himself in at the Federal Detention Center in Miami Monday to serve a four month sentence for tax evasion.

The entertainer, 43, pled guilty in December to not paying his share to Uncle Sam on $3 million plus in income. “Farewell my people,” he Tweeted, adding he was already ready to party. “I’m about to take that ride. See you at Diddy’s house for New Years.”

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