City of WeHo Condemns Shahs of Sunset Reality Show

The West Hollywood City Council has passed a resolution condemning the new reality television show “The Shahs of Sunset” for perpetuating negative stereotypes about Iranian-Americans.  The show, which is produced by Ryan Seacrest Productions, airs on the Bravo Network, a subsidiary of NBC Universal. “The show depicts negative stereotypes of the Iranian-American community,” said West Hollywood Councilmember John Heilman. “Negative stereotypes disseminated about any group should raise concern as this can lead to discrimination and, in extreme cases, even violence,” continued Councilmember Heilman. The resolution condemns the new show for perpetuating negative stereotypes and inaccurate depictions of Iranian-American culture and traditions, urges Bravo Network and Ryan Seacrest Productions to cease the promotion of these negative and offensive stereotypes of Iranian-Americans on the show. The City of West Hollywood is located in close proximity to the area represented in Shahs of Sunset and has many residents of Iranian descent.  Many of them and others have raised concerns about the show’s perpetuation of negative Iranian-American stereotypes.

Health Dept Visits Toast About Celeb’s Dogs Butts

(TMZ) – Aubrey O’Day’s decision to let her dogs rub their butts all over the table at a popular L.A. eatery last week has triggered a Health Dept. investigation … TMZ has learned … because, quite frankly, it’s disgusting. TMZ broke the story …

Amanda Bynes Bolts from Cops During Traffic Stop

(TMZ) – Amanda Bynes made a HUGE mistake during a traffic stop in Hollywood yesterday … she blew off the cop while he was writing the ticket and drove away from the scene … TMZ has learned. Bynes was originally pulled over for talking on a cell phone while driving yesterday afternoon. The officer approached the car and collected all of Amanda’s information so he could write up the citation.

Lindsay Lohan Back in WeHo, Leaves Venice

Lindsay Lohan was so spooked by her recent run-in with a trespasser at her home … she has decided to move out of her Venice Beach pad for good, TMZ has learned. A moving van showed up at Lindsay’s house today – and we’re told all her stuff is being taken to a storage facility, until she figures out her next move. And get this … we’re told by sources directly connected with LiLo …

Lindsay Lohan Sued for WeHo Nanny Car Accident

(TMZ) – Lindsay Lohan has been sued by a nanny who claims LiLo creamed her in a Maserati. The accident occurred in September, 2010. TMZ broke the story … a witness claimed he saw Lindsay run a red light in her sports car in West Hollywood, hitting a nanny who was pushing a stroller across the intersection. The witness claimed 3 of the 4 wheels on the stroller became airborne.

Grandson of Clark Gable Gets 10 Days for Laser Pointing

The grandson of actor Clark Gable has been sentenced to spend 10 days in jail for pointing a laser at an occupied aircraft — an LAPD helicopter. Clark pled guilty last month to one felony count of discharge of a laser at an occupied aircraft. 23-year-old Clark James Gable was originally charged with three felony counts. He was a passenger in a car traveling down La Brea Avenue when he allegedly pointed a green laser at an LAPD helicopter that was flying above an event on Hollywood Boulevard. The incident occurred shortly after 10 p.m. on July 28.

Weho Dismisses 95 of 117 Tickets for Chris Brown

(TMZ) – Chris Brown just caught the second biggest break of his life … 95 out of the 117 parking tickets he accrued recently have been dismissed. Chris’ lawyer Mark Geragos said it last month after the singer’s progress hearing — CB had racked up about $15,000 in parking citations for taking up what appeared to be handicapped spaces in the lot at his L.A. condo. But now, Chris only faces a fraction of that bill — because sources at the City of West Hollywood tell TMZ, the parking spaces in question were assigned to Chris’ apartment from the beginning … and Chris wasn’t doing anything wrong by parking there.

Prince von Anhalt Hit Crossing Beverly Hills Street

(TMZ) – Prince Frederic von Anhalt is being rushed to a hospital just minutes ago … after a car smashed into him while crossing a street in Beverly Hills. A rep for the Prince tells TMZ … Zsa Zsa Gabor’s husband was walking near the busy intersection of Camden Drive and Brighton Way (below) … when the car hit him.

Rapper T.I. Released from Prison, Heads Right Back

(TMZ) Rapper T.I. was released from an Arkansas prison to a community living facility on Wednesday, but he was sent straight back after just one day because apparently prison officials didn’t like his flashy mode of transportation. T.I. was sentenced to 11 months behind bars after his drug possession arrest on the Sunset Strip back in September 2010 — an arrest that caused law enforcement officials to revoke his probation stemming from a federal gun conviction back in 2009. Chris Burke, spokesman for the Federal Bureau of Prisons, told TMZ that T.I. was released at 7:29 AM Wednesday local time … and was “in transit” to begin the next leg of his sentence at a community living facility. But T.I. was hauled back to prison from his halfway house just a day later.

‘Leave Britney Alone’ Chris Crocker Turns to Porn

Chris Crocker, who is best known for a viral video rant telling the world to “leave Britney (Spears) alone” from YouTube in 2007, has announced that he will begin making pornographic videos with Chi Chi LaRue. His first, yet to be titled movie is set to be filmed in November 2011. In preparation, the 23 year-old Crocker has entirely reinvented himself by taking on stud drag, trading the blond locks for a crew cut, with some muscles to boot. “I’ve already exposed every other part of myself on camera, haven’t I?” asks Crocker. “Having sex on camera with a stranger is actually a lot less revealing than many of the things I’ve posted on YouTube.