Jim Toth will reportedly avoid jail time stemming from his April 19 DUI arrest, People reports.
The talent agent and husband of Reese Witherspoon was ordered to perform 40 hours of community service and attend an alcohol education program after pleading guilty in an Atlanta court, according to TMZ, which also reports Toth was placed on 12-month probation.
The judge told Toth: "Consider yourself fortunate you didn't injure your passenger and didn't kill anyone."
Witherspoon, 37, who was arrested for disorderly conduct at the time of her husband's arrest, apparently pleaded no contest to the infraction caused by refusing to stay in the car under police orders. Her lawyer, Bruce Morris, appeared in court on her behalf and reportedly was informed the actress will be ordered to pay a $213 fee.
"We went out to a restaurant in Atlanta, and we had one too many glasses of wine," Witherspoon said Thursday on "Good Morning America." "We thought we were fine to drive, and we were absolutely not. And we are so sorry and just so embarrassed. We know better and we shouldn't have done that."
Nicki Minaj and her mentor, Lil Wayne, will join forces for a performance at the Billboard Music Awards, to be presented May 19 in Las Vegas, The Associated Press reports.
Billboard announced additional performers Thursday. They include Chris Brown, Jennifer Lopez, Ed Sheeran, David Guetta, Akon, Ne-Yo and Icona Pop.
Taylor Swift, Maroon 5 and fun. are finalists in 11 categories. Swift, Justin Bieber, Maroon 5, Rihanna and One Direction will compete for the top artist award.
Previously announced performers include Swift, Bieber, Bruno Mars, Miguel, Christina Aguilera, Selena Gomez, Pitbull, The Band Perry and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis.
Prince, who will receive the icon award, will also perform.
Tracy Morgan will host the awards, to air live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena on ABC.
People reports the night before Chris Kelly died, the Kris Kross rapper had been taken home by his mother after consuming a combination of cocaine and heroin, according to an Atlanta police report.
While at home, Kelly, 34, felt nauseous and then passed out on Wednesday afternoon before his mother, Donna Kelly Pratte, called 911, the report says.
Paramedics found Kelly unresponsive on the living room couch. Efforts at CPR failed to revive him, and Kelly was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Kelly's uncle told police the musician "had an extensive history of drug abuse," the report says, and that this was not the first time his mother came to his aid.
"She stated that they had brought Kelly home to recover from his drug use and had done this several times in the past," says the report.
An autopsy has been completed and an official cause of death is pending toxicology tests.
Pratte released a statement calling her son a "kind, generous and fun-loving life of the party" whose "legacy will live on through his music."
A young woman who claims she had a "fleeting fling" with surviving Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev at University of Massachusetts -- Dartmouth says he was a popular student who was "idolized" by his friends, including the three additional suspects arrested for assisting Tsarnaev after the bombing, People reports.
The woman, who asked to remain anonymous, told Mother Jones she was in shock when she realized Tsarnaev -- who went by the nickname Jahar at school -- was involved with the bombings, since he seemed like a typical, even "adorable" college student.
"I met him standing outside a building, and, honestly, his face was enough to capture my heart," said the woman, who lived in the same dorm as the alleged bomber in the fall of 2011, and added that he was popular with female students. "I walked right up to him and I was like, 'Oh my God, you are adorable. Can we hang out?' I'm very forward."
But, like many freshman romances, the relationship didn't last after Tsarnaev got too forward too fast. "He wanted to go further than I did, and that made me uncomfortable, and I realized that that's not the kind of person that I wanted to be around," she says. "I don't think that's necessarily being a terrorist. I think that's just called being a hands-y teenaged boy."
Around the same time, the source got to know Tsarnaev's social circle, and she observed that he appeared to be the alpha male in his group of about five Russian-speaking school buddies, including Dias Kadyrbayev, Azamat Tazhayakov and Robel Phillipos, the three men charged with disposing evidence and lying to investigators after the attack.
The woman's account, which Mother Jones said was corroborated by another former resident in the dorm, somewhat helps to explain why these three young men would help their friend after such a brutal high-profile attack.
As for Tsarnaev's motivations, "I just can't see him being a radical jihadist just because of the nature of who he was," the source tells Mother Jones. "I don't doubt that he did it, but the why behind it -- I'm having difficulty believing the news."
Even as she did what she was supposed to do -- check into rehab for 90 days as a condition of settling a lying-to-the-police case -- Lindsay Lohan kicked up a storm of controversy.
The troubled actress, 26, arrived at the program on schedule Thursday -- but not the New York facility approved by prosecutors under the terms of her plea deal in March.
Instead she arrived at a center in Southern California. The reason, according to TMZ.com, was that the New York program wouldn't let her smoke.
This set off a kerfuffle in a Santa Monica courtroom on Thursday morning, with City Attorney Terry White complaining his office hasn't had a chance yet to check the credentials of the Southern California center.
But the actress's attorney, Mark Jay Heller, urged the court to let Lohan stay there, on lockdown, while the place was checked out.
"My client is ensconced in the bosom of that facility right now," Heller said at a hearing. "She's in rehab right now. Nothing bad is going to happen."
Superior Court Judge James R. Dabney let her stay but refused to make the arrangement permanent and asked for an update later this month.