ALL THINGS MUST PASS: The man who stabbed George Harrison was released from a London psychiatric hospital Thursday. Michael Abram, who had been diagnosed as a paranoid schizophrenic after claiming God told him to break into the late Beatles' home in 1999 and attack him, was deemed fit to be released by a panel of doctors.
BAD SPICE: The owners of a London sports memorabilia shop given permission by a British court to sue former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham for slander. The onetime Posh Spice purportedly entered the store and claimed it was "ripping off" customers by selling fake autographs of her soccer star husband, David Beckham.
SPRUNG: Fomer football great and blaxploitation film star Jim Brown released from a Southern California jail Wednesday after completing a sentence for vandalizing his wife's car during an argument. He was released two months early for good behavior.
DON'T TREAD ON ME: DreamWorks mogul David Geffen filing suit to block people from accessing the beach through a gate on his Malibu estate. The California Coastal Commission had said it will force Geffen to open the gate.
UM, SORRY: Former superagent Mike Ovitz apologizing for comments he made to Vanity Fair magazine claiming his reputation and business were ruined because he was sabotaged by Hollywood's "Gay Mafia."
BIG BROTHER WASN'T WATCHING? Krista Stegall, the former contestant of CBS' Big Brother 2 who had a knife put to her throat by contestant Justin Sebik, filing suit against CBS claiming Sebik should not have been allowed on the show because of his criminal record.
STILL THE KING: The remix of Elvis Presley's "A Little Less Conversation" debuting at number one on the U.S. singles charts. The track, which has been topping the British charts for the past three weeks, will now be added to the upcoming Elv1s 30 #1 Hits collection due in September.
BEAUTIFUL DEBUT: Best Picture Oscar winner A Beautiful Mind debuting on top of the video charts, earning nearly $13 million from DVD and VHS rentals for the week ended June 30.
REMEMBERED: A rosary was recited for Rosemary Clooney Wednesday at the Church of the Good Sheperd in Beverly Hills. A private funeral will be held Friday in her native Kentucky. The entertainer died of cancer Saturday at the age of 74.
NO DICE: Las Vegas' Hard Rock Hotel and Casino refusing to give out the room number where Who bassist John Entwistle died last week of an apparent heart attack, despite requests from guests to stay in that room.
MATT TO THE RESCUE: The New York Daily News reporting that actor Matthew McConaughey saved a man who was having a seizure during a press interview at the Regency Hotel in New York by giving him mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. The man is reportedly in stable condition at a local hospital.
CODA: Ray Brown, a legendary jazz bassist who played with giants Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Oscar Peterson and his one-time wife Ella Fitzgerald in a career spanning more than half a century, died in his sleep Tuesday in Indianapolis. He was 75.