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Paris Hilton may sue over plane prank

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Mark her words: Paris Hilton is not that good of an actress. She really was terrified out of her mind when she thought a sightseeing plane she was on was taking a nosedive, even though some of her critics thought she was faking the hysteria. Hilton was the victim of a sick prank courtesy of an Egyptian reality show, Ramez in Control. Hilton was somehow persuaded to come aboard a stuntman piloted plane, which proceeded to plummet over Dubai while fellow passengers screamed, alarms went off and the engine sputtered. Hilton was filmed freaking out, as one would likely do in that scenario — albeit clutching her cellphone and sunglasses. The socialite DJ, who Tweeted that the aerial prank was the “scariest moment of my life,” is said to be so traumatized that she no longer wants to fly and may sue for emotional distress, according to Perez Hilton.

RAPE CHARGES

Ex Journey drummer Deen Castronovo was being held without bail in the Marion County Correctional Facility in Oregon for charges that include rape, sexual abuse, coercion and unlawful use of a weapon, according to TMZ. He was set to appear in court Tuesday afternoon. The 49-year-old rocker, who has been with Journey since 1998, has since been fired. His wife, Julie, is said to be the alleged victim. They have a 10-year-old son. In February, Castronovo told Glide music magazine how great his spouse was: “You know, I am who I am and thank God my wife loves me. I’m grateful that she puts up with this. She’s the yin to my yang, definitely. That woman is so relaxed and centered and grounded. And I’m like ARRRR.”

BLAME GAME

Eek. It’s getting ugly out there in Music Land: On Monday night, Britney Spears, who partnered with Iggy Azalea on their latest single Pretty Girls, tweeted a message that seemed aimed specifically at the singer. “Can’t wait to get back to Vegas. So thankful I have shows for the rest of the year to look forward to… #YouWantAPieceOfMe” Azalea was forced to delay, then cancel, her first arena tour thanks to meager ticket sales and failing to secure an opening act. Unwilling to blame the lack of success for the single on her own tanking career, Azalea explained that the song fizzled out because of lack of promotion during a Twitter Q&A Monday. And she appeared to blame Spears by explaining that Azalea was only “featured” on the song. “I dont have to suck the womans (rear end) 24/7 to be her friend, do i?” she wrote.

LOVE OR MONEY

Miranda Kerr seems to be following Jackie O’s philosophy: “The first time you marry for love, the second for money, and the third for companionship.” Fresh off her divorce from Orlando Bloom, Kerr had a stint with Aussie billionaire Jamie Packer (now with Mariah Carey). According to Australian media reports, the 32-year-old Victoria’s Secret model from Down Under is stepping out with 25-year-old Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel, whose app is reportedly worth $16 billion.

YOU’RE HIRED

So who will take The Donald’s place on Celebrity Apprentice now that NBC has cut ties with the real estate mogul in the wake of Trump’s controversial campaign platform on immigration and statements about Mexicans? One possible scenario would be to have his kids take it over since the reality competition has given the network a big ratings boost, but according to TheWrap.com, NBC may want to distance themselves from the entire family.

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