IN THE CLEAR: Scott Stapp will not face charges stemming from his Feb. 10 arrest on suspicion of being drunk in public. The former Creed frontman was nabbed at LAX on his way to Hawaii with his new bride, beauty queen Jaclyn Nesheiwat.
COMING CLEAN: Teri Hatcher revealing to Vanity Fair that her uncle sexually molested her 35 years ago. The Desperate Housewives star says she first told authorities about the alleged molestation four years ago, after a 14-year-old victim of her uncle committed suicide.
LET THEM BE: Paul McCartney penning a letter to the governor of Arizona stating that he does not want drug developer Covance Inc. to build an animal testing lab in the state where he owns a ranch.
RESTRAINED: A court commissioner signing off on a unusual three-year restraining order that states Paris Hilton must stay at least 100 yards away from event planner Brian Quintana unless they are attending the same party, in which case the distance can be decreased to 25 feet.
LET'S HEAR IT FOR THE BOY: Boy George agreeing Wednesday to enter a drug rehab program and perform community service to resolve his arrest on a cocaine charge last year as part of a plea bargain deal that spared him possible jail time.
CHART ATTACK: Ne-Yo's In My Own Words topping the Billboard 200 with 301,000 copies sold in the week ended Sunday, per Nielsen SoundScan data.
STAY AWAY: David Hasselhoff's estranged wife, Pamela, asking a Los Angeles Superior Court judge for a temporary restraining order against her husband, alleging domestic violence, TMZ.com reports. The judge did not issue the order but told the divorcing duo to stay away from each other.
NO DICE: The CW passing on a new comedy pilot starring Nick Lachey that was originally slated for the WB, according to Us Weekly.
WAY TO GO, Y'ALL: Brad Paisley leading the field with six nominations for the 41st Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, including Best Male Vocalist. Brooks & Dunn and Sugarland each nabbing five nominations while Rascal Flatts and Carrie Underwood each earning four nominations.
OUT OF CONTROL: Pete Doherty charged in London with seven counts of possessing drugs Tuesday, including crack cocaine, heroin and cannabis, police said. The Babyshambles frontman is due in court Thursday.
KUDOS: Morgan Freeman accepting UCLA's Spencer Tracy Award for outstanding screen performances on Tuesday.
EARLIER NIGHT: Former Late Night with Conan O'Brien sidekick Andy Richter starring in Andy Barker, P.I., a new NBC pilot cowritten by Conan O'Brien, who serves as executive producer.
GETTING HIS GROOVE ON: Hugh Hefner revealing the lineup for the 28th Annual Playboy Jazz Festival at the Hollywood Bowl June 17 and 18, which includes performances by Elvis Costello, George Duke and the Spanish Harlem Orchestra, among others.
CODE CASE: An author suing Da Vinci Code publisher Random House for alleged copyright infringement admitting in court Tuesday to exaggerating his claims that the novel borrowed from his own work.
SUPER LADY: Dana Reeve, the widow of Superman star Christopher Reeve, died Monday night of lung cancer at the age of 44.
IN MEMORIAM: Shaft director and noted photographer Gordon Parks has died. He was 93. His credits include the autobiographical film The Learning Tree, which made him the first black director of a major studio project.
BEING BAD BOBBY BROWN: Bobby Brown arrested over the weekend on an outstanding warrant stemming from 1992 motor vehicle violations. Brown spent about an hour in custody before posting $40 bond.
COLLISION COURSE: Fresh off its Best Picture Oscar win, Crash being rereleased in about 150 theaters this Friday. The film, available on DVD since September, grossed $53.4 million during its initial run.
SPLASH! Meanwhile, Lionsgate selling 17,500 copies of the Crash DVD Monday, more than half of last week's tally of 33,000 copies. A double-disc director's cut is slated for release next month.