Celebrity Roundup: July 6, 2012

By Sam Lansky 07/06/12

Photos allegedly surface of Tallulah Willis topless and smoking a joint, Puddle of Mudd's Wes Scantlin pleads guilty to coke charges, and Lost's Matthew Fox gets DUI mugshots—two months late.

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Fox's mugshot, two months in the making.
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Those troubled Moore ladies just can’t catch a break: with Demi Moore sent to rehab earlier this year and Scout Willis in the headlines for tweeting about drug use, the youngest of Demi’s daughters is now embroiled in a potential controversy. Reports have surfaced that photos of Tallulah, 18, partying topless and smoking a joint are being shopped to various media outlets. Welcome to celebrity adulthood, Tallulah.

Wes Scantlin, the frontman of post-grunge rock group Puddle of Mudd, best known for the 2002 single “Blurry,” was arrested in Los Angeles this January for felony cocaine possession and DUI. This week, he pleaded guilty to the possession charge but avoided jail time, wrangling a sentence of 18 months deferred judgment, including a drug counseling program. Cue the heartfelt sobriety rock anthem.

Think your DUI was humiliating? Try getting booked in the Deschutes County Jail (outside of Bend, Oregon), only to discover that their camera is broken—so the judge orders you to return two months later to have your mug shot taken. That’s what happened to Lost actor Matthew Fox, although—admittedly—he looks pretty well-groomed in the resulting photo. Maybe he got lucky, after all.

Weston Gosa, 23, who appeared on the first season of MTV’s hit series 16 and Pregnant, was arrested in rural Georgia after crashing his car. Law enforcement found Xanax and Lorcet—for which he had no prescription—as well as a pipe with residue, in the wreckage. Not taking the fatherhood thing too seriously, then? Take solace in this: Whitney Purvis, the mother of Gosa’s son, reportedly split from him last fall.

After ex-Miss USA Rima Fakih pleaded no contest to driving under the influence in the state of Michigan last May, you might assume she’d be teetotaling from here on out. Not so much. She was spotted stumbling out of Greyhouse Manor in Hollywood last weekend very intoxicated—but told paparazzi, “TMZ, I’m not driving!” That’s one way to learn your lesson.

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