Sandra Bullock’s stalker nightmare

07/16/2014 6:09 PM

07/16/2014 6:10 PM

Sandra Bullock’s recent encounter with a stalker in her home reads like a scene from a scary movie in newly released documents, painting a portrait of an obsessed fan who described himself as her “husband.” Joshua James Corbett was later found to have a stash of illegal weapons at his home. Investigators said the actress was awakened at 6:30 a.m. June 8 by banging, opened her bedroom door and saw a stranger near the stairs. Bullock quickly locked the door and called 911. Corbett, who scaled the gates and forced open a sunroom door, remains in jail awaiting trial.


Justin Bieber’s lawyers and Florida prosecutors need more time to work out a possible plea deal on charges that the pop star drove under the influence and resisted arrest. Assistant State Attorney David Gilbert and Bieber attorney Mark Shapiro asked for three more weeks. Miami-Dade County Judge William Altfield reset the matter for Aug. 5. Bieber was arrested Jan. 23 in Miami Beach after what police described as an illegal street race.


A spokesman for Casey Kasem’s daughter says the famous radio host’s body remains at a funeral home in Tacoma, Washington, a month after his death. Kerri Kasem hopes he will be buried at Forest Lawn cemetery in Glendale, California, as he wished. Wife Jean Kasem has the rights to the body.


Thee son of tennis champ John McEnroe and actress Tatum O'Neal was arrested Tuesday night after cops found him allegedly dealing drugs in the East Village, according to The New York Post. Kevin was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance and is pending an arraignment. Among the drugs found on his person: six bags of cocaine.

About Madeleine Marr

Madeleine Marr


Former fashion and food writer Madeleine Marr joined the Miami Herald in 2003. The native New Yorker's celebrity coverage includes features, interviews, events, red carpets, premieres, award ceremonies, style, news and gossip in the South Florida area and beyond.

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