Madonna says that she was following standard procedures in her adoption of a Malawian girl, her first response to accusations that that she is using her fame to speed the process. Madonna arrived in the southern African nation Sunday (March 29) with son David, who she adopted in 2006.
Queen Latifah is being sued by a makeup artist and a fashion stylist claiming the Oscar-nominated star cheated them out of 1 million dollars (USD). The duo claim Latifah failed to pay them for services rendered from July 2005 through February 2008. Latifah's spokesperson says the lawsuits have no merit.
Finally, Sacha Baron Cohen's latest film may be too racy for U.S. teens: it was awarded an NC-17 rating, banning anyone aged 17 or under from watching it. The film is based around Cohen's popular character Bruno, a gay fashion reporter for Austrian TV. The film is being re-edited and re-submitted to The Motion Picture Association of America in hopes for a more lenient "R" rating.