Celebrity Recap - October 2003
Roy Horn of Seigfried and Roy is MauledFamous Las Vegas performer Roy Horn was mauled by one of his tigers on October 3, 2003. Roy and his magician partner Seigfried have been performing with big cats for over 25 years. The magicians have had Montecore, the seven year-old tiger that mauled Roy, since its birth. Roy has been steadily recovering and has been moved to an LA rehabilitation center.
Britney Spears' Stalker StoppedA Japanese businessman has been stalking Britney Spears since December 2002. Masahiko Shizawa has been sending Britney Spears faxes and letters which include things like, "You are now living inside my head," and "I'm chasing you." This month, the stalker has been ordered to stay at least 300 yards from Britney, and not to contact her for three years. Oops... he won't be doing that again!
Rapper Nelly and Singer Michelle Branch Get Robbed!While in Las Vegas, Nevada for the 2003 Radio Music Awards, rapper Nelly had more than 1 million dollars in jewels stolen from his hotel room. That's a lot of bling-bling! Rocker chick Michelle Branch also reported that her hotel room was robber and she lost computer equipment. Both music peeps were staying at the Aladdin hotel-casino and both robberies happened while Michelle Branch and Nelly were attending the awards show.
Arnold Schwartzenegger is Governor of CaliforniaThis month, California kept with its tradition of giving actors the power to do anything by electing Arnold Schwartzenegger Governor of California. Arnie earned nearly 3.4 million votes. Are they going to call him The Governator now?