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Three signs that 17-year-old Jordin Sparks returned to Glendale, Ariz., a changed woman
The source close to Tiger Woods, who spoke to PEOPLE in an attempt to convey the golfer's sincerity, insists he has an aggressive plan to put his shattered life and marriage back together. That seems to include jumping right back into treatment–he just completed 45 days, reportedly at the Pine Grove Behavioral Health & Addiction Services clinic in Hattiesburg, Miss.–this time possibly at the Arizona clinic where actor David Duchovny was treated for sex addiction in 2008.
Jordin Sparks anxiously waited four years to audition for American Idol because she was only 12 when the show first aired. But once she turned 16 – the minimum age requirement for Idol contestants – Sparks blew the judges away with her rendition of Celine Dion's "Because You Loved Me," eventually taking the crown as the youngest Idol winner in history.
Tiger Woods's Caddy: I Would Have Blown the Whistle...
In the ever-changing story about Tiger Woods, word has resurfaced that he may have entered an upscale clinic in Arizona for sex rehab, according to sources contacted by PEOPLE.
While John Travolta and Kelly Preston struggle to cope with their grief over the sudden death of their 16-year-old son Jett, family and friends are remembering the teen as a cheerful boy who shared his dad’s passions for flying and sailing and whose bond with his parents and sister Ella Bleu, 8, was exceptionally close.
Jett Travolta, the 16-year-old son of actor John Travolta and wife Kelly Preston, died Friday while on vacation with his family in the Bahamas.
Tiger Woods is back at his home near Orlando after spending a week with his wife Elin in family counseling in Arizona, a source familiar with the golfer's schedule tells The Associated Press.
The Final Three—Jordin Sparks, Melinda Doolittle and Blake Lewis—Went Back Home to Parades, Proclamations and Even Marriage Proposals
Boxing champ Mike Tyson's 4-year-old daughter Exodus died Tuesday in a Phoenix hospital after accidentally getting her neck wrapped in a cord from an exercise machine at home.
"We are grateful for the tremendous outpouring of love and prayers from all over the world," Tyson says in a statment. "There are no words to describe the tragic loss of our beloved Exodus. We ask you now to please respect our need at this very difficult time for privacy to grieve and try to help each other heal."
SUPER BOWL XLII
SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ.: Kate Hudson chilled with Chace Crawford at the Audi Forum—the Gossip Girl guy borrowed an R8 to drive there. Hudson and dad Kurt Russell hit Hyde as did Milo Ventimiglia and Shia LaBeouf ... Ryan Seacrest was "cutting a serious rug" with a brunette, says an observer at the Ariva Lounge. Also there: Brody Jenner, Kristin Cavallari, Frankie Delgado ... Blake Lively was the hit of the Victoria's Secret bash. Kate Walsh laughed when she said she was "voting," er, "rooting for the Giants" ... At the Pontiac G8 Launch Party, Paris Hilton cried when security pulled her off 50 Cent's stage—but he pulled her back on.
As a Heartbroken John Travolta and Kelly Preston Mourn Their Only Son, Friends Open Up About the Teen's Health Struggles—and His Parents' Unwavering Love for Him
In what police in Phoenix call a tragic accident Monday morning at Tyson's home there, the girl was reportedly found by her 7-year-old brother with her neck caught in a cable attached to a treadmill.
Exodus Tyson was on life support in a Phoenix hospital after she apparently nearly strangled herself on a cord dangling from a treadmill. The girl's mother – whose name isn't being released – was cleaning in another part of the house when she sent her 7-year-old son to the playroom to check on his sister, according to a Phoenix Police Department spokesman.