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Surprise rescuer may stop 'Octomom' Nadya Suleman's eviction from house

"Octomom" Nadya Suleman may be saved from eviction from her home. Porn company Vivid Entertainment has come forward to help the cash-strapped mother of 14.

Paris Hilton halted from entering Japan following drug case

A day after pleading guilty to cocaine possession in a U.S. court, Hollywood socialite Paris Hilton was stopped by Japanese officials at Tokyo airport on Tuesday while she was trying to make her way into the country to promote her fashion and fragrance lines.

Hilton cuts plea deal in drug case

Las Vegas -- Socialite Paris Hilton pleaded guilty Monday in a Las Vegas to two misdemeanors in her arrest last month on drug charges.

Hilton was arrested Aug. 27 for cocaine possession and charged with felony drug possession.

However, the count was downgraded in a plea deal in which Hilton pleaded guilty to drug possession and obstructing a police officer for telling the authorities the purse where the drugs were found wasn't hers, the Los Angeles Times reported.

The former star of "The Simple Life" was sentenced to a year of probation, and ordered to pay a $2,000 fine and serve 200 hours of community service.

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Paris Hilton on probation for drug charge

Los Angeles -- American socialite Paris Hilton has agreed to plead guilty to misdemeanor drug possession and serve one year of probation, court documents show.

A plea agreement obtained by the Las Vegas Review-Journal indicates Hilton will plead guilty Monday to misdemeanor drug possession and misdemeanor obstructing an officer.

The deal stipulates Hilton will serve one year in jail if she is arrested during the probation period.

Hilton was arrested Aug. 27 after a small bag of cocaine slipped out of her handbag and fell into the hand of a Las Vegas police officer.

Paris Hilton accepts plea deal, avoids jail

Paris Hilton has avoided jail time by agreeing to enter a plea deal. The socialite will plead guilty to two misdemeanor charges – drug possession and obstructing a police officer – at a Las Vegas court hearing on Monday, and get away without any time behind the bars.

Nadya Suleman receives $500k porn offer amid financial woes

Amid financial crisis, Nadya Suleman has been offered an opportunity to earn enough cash to make ends meet. Suleman, known to the world as 'Octomom' after giving birth to octuplets last year, has received half-a-million dollars offer to appear in a porn film.

Hilton got special treatment in jail; police explains why

Paris Hilton was let off just three hours after her recent arrest, because the Las Vegas police did not want any disruption in jail operations.

Hilton out of jail in half the normal time

Las Vegas -- Paris Hilton was able to bond out of a Las Vegas jail in about half the normal time to reduce distractions, officials say.

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Deputy Chief Jim Dixon said Hilton was moved through the Clark County Detention Center quickly to reduce disruptions because of her celebrity, the Las Vegas Review-Journal said Monday.

Hilton, 29, was charged with one felony count of cocaine possession when Las Vegas police pulled over a car she in which she was a passenger for a traffic stop last week.

Paris Hilton may be on hook for $160K

Miami -- A federal judge in Florida ruled Paris Hilton broke her contract by not doing interviews with British and Russian media for her 2006 flop "Pledge This!"

U.S. District Judge Federico Moreno ruled Thursday that Hilton, the 29-year-old socialite and reality TV star, cost the movie about $160,000 by skipping the European promotional tour, People magazine reported Friday.

Worldwide Entertainment Group, the company that invested in the movie, sought $1 million in their breach-of-contract lawsuit against Hilton.

Hilton faces drug charges in Los Vegas after police found cocaine in her purse in a traffic stop.

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More legal trouble for Paris Hilton; ordered to pay back film investors

Paris Hilton is trapped in several legal issues. Even before the she could emerge from her recent cocaine scandal, another legal problem hit Hilton. The hotel heiress faces a massive pay-out to the investors of her 2006 film Pledge This! for failing to promote the film.