THE DAVE MATTHEWS BAND: The Dave Matthews Band pledged $1 million to Hurricane Sandy relief efforts in New Jersey and New York.
The group said Wednesday its winter tour opening concert, featuring special guest Jimmy Cliff, Nov. 30 at the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, N.J., also has become a fundraiser for Hurricane Sandy recovery. All proceeds, including ticket sales and merchandise, will go to the Bama Works Sandy Relief Fund.
Proceeds from tickets purchased prior to the announcement of the benefit will also be donated to the fund, the band said.
JON BON JOVI: Rocker Jon Bon Jovi's 19-year-old daughter, Stephanie Rose Bongiovi, was arrested in New York after allegedly overdosing on heroin, police said.
The Town of Kirkland Police Department in upstate New York told TMZ police and emergency medical personnel responded to a 911 call saying Bongiovi was found unresponsive in her dorm room at Hamilton College Wednesday morning after using the illegal drug.
Investigators said they found heroin, marijuana and drug paraphernalia at the scene, the celebrity news website reported.
The musician's daughter was arrested for possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and criminally using drug paraphernalia, TMZ said, noting she has since been released from police custody.
ELIZABETH BANKS: Hollywood actress Elizabeth Banks announced on her website Wednesday her second son, Magnus Mitchell Handelman, has been born via gestational surrogate.
"As 2012 winds down and Thanksgiving approaches, I have much for which to be thankful -- personal, professional, and presidential. However, nothing can match the joy and excitement my husband and I felt when we recently welcomed our second baby boy," Banks wrote in her online message.
"Magnus joins older brother Felix, thus commencing a decade or more of close hand to hand combat. Like Felix, Magnus was born via gestational surrogate. This experience has exceeded all expectations, taught us a great deal about generosity and gratitude, and established a relationship that will last a lifetime," said Banks.
"I am also so very thankful to our family and friends for their support throughout this process, as well as the Center for Surrogate Parenting for helping make all this possible. I now turn my attention to managing two boys under two. For which I am thankful. And all their poop. For which I am less thankful. Wish me luck."
Banks married author and producer Max Handelman in 2003. Their son Felix is 20 months old.
The actress has appeared in the films "Seabiscuit," "The 40-Year-Old Virgin," "Zack and Miri Make a Porno," "W.," "Role Models," "Wet Hot American Summer," "The Hunger Games," "People Like Us" and "Pitch Perfect." She also plays a recurring role on TV's "30 Rock."
JENNA JAMESON: An Illinois judge has ordered adult film star Jenna Jameson to pay $92,000 for skipping two personal appearances last year.
The Chicago Sun-Times said Hollywood Palms Cinema and Hollywood Boulevard Cinema owner Ted Bulthaup sued Jameson for breach of contract after she called in sick and failed to attend screenings of her movie 2008 comedy-horror flick "Zombie Strippers!" at the theaters in Naperville and Woodridge in March 2011.
A DuPage County judge Tuesday ordered Jameson to pay the damages after video footage surfaced showing her at a birthday party in Hollywood for celebrity blogger Perez Hilton on one of the nights she was supposed to be in Illinois, the Sun-Times said.
Jameson wasn't in court or represented by an attorney Tuesday, the newspaper reported.
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