CURSES: Rapper DMX arrested in Trinidad this weekend for using obscene language onstage at a concert. It's his second bust in the last month.

BIG SLICE: The, ah, coming-of-age film American Pie leading the weekend box office with $18.1 million. Will Smith's Wild Wild West placed second with $16.7 million, but dropped 40 percent from last week's debut.

HEALTH SCARE: Elton John feeling "very well" after being fitted for a pacemaker during an hourlong operation Friday in London. Today, the popster walked out of the hospital.

ROAD TO REHAB: In Maine, horrormeister Stephen King out of the hospital three weeks and five operations after being hit by a van.

KA-CHING! British tabs saying Jerry Hall pocketed $15.5 million from her breakup with Mick Jagger--not bad, but not the $50 mil she first wanted.

GOOD VIBRATIONS: Woodstock '99 organizers denying rumors that the July 23-25 shindig in Rome, New York, is close to being canceled.

BAD VIBRATIONS: The rumors started when it was learned the Woodstock team owes some $1.5 million in fines to local New York officials.

CAR VS. CAR: Oscar-winner Jack Nicholson, 62, nursing a cut right hand after smashing his late-model Mercedes into a late-model BMW, Thursday in Los Angeles, police say.

NEW GAME: In Los Angeles, ex-jock/actor Jim Brown pleaded innocent Friday to charges he threatened to kill his wife. His trial's set for August 17.

UPDATE: In Los Angeles, an August 13 hearing set for Leif Garrett on whether the ex-teen idol is eligible for a drug diversion program. He faces heroin and coke possession charges.

LIKE LEIF: Andy Dick to ask for a similar break from an L.A. judge August 12. The comic is charged with coke and marijuana possession, as well as hit-and-run driving.

TRIBUTE: Cable's Turner Classic Movies to remember director Edward Dmytryk with a triple play of flicks, starting at noon (EST) Sunday. Dmytryk died last week at age 90.

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