Nicole Richie was released from a Los Angeles area jail, having served a grueling 82 minutes of a 90-hour sentence for driving under the influence of drugs. That'll teach her.
Rapper Foxy Brown must be hoping for a similar deal from a New York judge. She'sin jail after her probation was revoked. It seems she didn't show up for anger management classes that were deemed necessary lest she be moved to smack another neighbor with her cell phone.
Another head-spinning event was the debut of the much-hyped "Anchorwoman," a reality show following Lauren Jones' stint as a news anchor for a Texas TV station. Foximmediately after Wednesday's debut episode, when nobody but nobody fell for the hype.
Paris Hilton's latestwent by so fast it didn't even happen. Days before jury selection was to begin, she settled a slander suit brought against her by diamond heiress Zeta Graff. Graff says Hilton was spreading nasty rumors about her.
And here's one more event that went by so fast you might have missed it:this week. The author whose only book was the Pulitzer Prize-winning "To Kill A Mockingbird" was being kidded about her lack of chattiness at a literary event in her home state of Alabama. And then, after about 47 years of silence, Harper Lee spoke. "Well, it's better to be silent than to be a fool," Lee said.
Amen to that.