Brooke Shields to play Morticia Addams on Broadway
April 4th, 2011
04:56 PM ET

Brooke Shields to play Morticia Addams on Broadway

Expect to see the creepy and kooky side of beautiful Brooke Shields when she joins the cast of Broadway's "The Addams Family" this summer.

According to Playbill, Shields has just signed on to play Morticia Addams in the popular musical based on the 1960s TV series.

"I am delighted to be joining 'The Addams Family' this summer," says Shields, who will take over for actress Bebe Neuwirth. "When the producers asked me to come see the show a few months ago, I found it to be wonderfully entertaining, funny, clever and even touching, and I knew immediately that I wanted to be the next Morticia, following the amazing Bebe Neuwirth."


May 19th, 2009
05:38 PM ET

Brooke Shields calls reporter's actions "reprehensible and disgusting"

Brooke Shields is threatening legal action against a reporter who checked her mother, who suffers from dementia, out of an assisted living facility in New Jersey.

Shields claims a tabloid reporter checked her mother, Teri, out of the facility under false pretenses to get a story.

The National Enquirer claims that the freelance reporter has known Teri for ten years, and they are friends.

We spoke with the Old Tappan Police Department, and they told me that while the investigation is ongoing, they are leaning towards not charging the reporter with a crime.

Tune in to Showbiz Tonight on HLN at 11p ET and 11p PT.

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May 7th, 2009
06:57 PM ET

Countdown for Kiefer?

The clock may be ticking down on Kiefer Sutherland’s time as a free man.  The actor has been charged with misdemeanor assault for allegedly head-butting a man in New York City early Tuesday morning. 

No, Sutherland wasn’t acting out a scene as 24’s Jack Bauer when he got into the alleged altercation with fashion designer Jack McCollough at a New York City nightclub.  Instead, cops described the scene in a statement as "Male white 42, speaking to female white when a male white 30 walked in between them to get to the bar. There was a verbal altercation and the suspect head butted the victim, causing injuries to the victim's nose”. 

And how is this for a Hollywood twist? The female involved in the altercation, according to multiple media reports is Brooke Shields!

You might remember that Sutherland is still on probation from a 2007 DUI conviction which lead to a 48 day jail sentence in Los Angeles.  Authorities there are looking into whether this could be considered a parole violation- if so, Jack Bauer may be spending his summer break in jail.

For all of the latest breaking developments in this story, including video of Sutherland arriving at the police station in New York be sure to tune in to Showbiz Tonight at 11p eastern and pacific!

Filed under: Brooke Shields • Kiefer Sutherland
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