Hollywood Gossip: Enrique Iglesias charged

Enrique Iglesias has allegedly been charged with obstruction and driving with a suspended licence in Florida after being pulled over by police on May 6.


The 'Hero' hitmaker is reportedly set to appear in court on July 10 after he was pulled over in Miami-Dade County in Florida on May 6 while driving a white Cadillac SUV in a closed express lane on the Interstate 95.

According to a Florida Highway Patrol arrest affidavit, obtained by E! News, the 40-year-old singer "jumped from inside the driver's seat onto the rear passenger's seat," and his male passenger, Abel Tabuyo, "jumped from the front passenger's seat onto the driver's seat," while a police officer approached their vehicle.


Both men were placed in handcuffs while the officer ran their dates of birth and social security numbers through the system.


Enrique was then charged with two misdemeanours, obstruction without violence and driving with a suspended licence, as it had expired.

His friend, who "stated he does not know why he switch [sic] seats" with the 'Heartbeat' hitmaker, was also charged with obstruction without violence.


Both men were released after they signed documents to appear in court later this month, but local news station NBC6 claims they have both since pleaded not guilty.

Enrique, who is dating former Russian tennis player Anna Kournikova, 34, has yet to comment on the allegations.

Janet Jackson releases jewellery line

Janet Jackson has announced she is releasing her own jewellery line, entitled Janet Jackson Unbreakable Diamonds Collection, in partnership with Paul Raps New York.


The 49-year-old singer revealed she has teamed up with Paul Raps New York to create her own range, entitled Janet Jackson Unbreakable Diamonds collection, Tuesday.

The raven-haired beauty showed off pieces from the line as she picked up the Ultimate Icon: Music Dance Visual Award at the BET Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday.

The star sported a stunning 25 carat yellow-diamond heart-shaped necklace costing an enormous $2 million and a 13 carat Fancy Intense Yellow diamond ring retailing at $500k.

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The 'No Sleeep' hitmaker will be wearing the range throughout her Unbreakable World Tour which begins in Vancouver at the end of August, reports Entertainment Tonight.

Meanwhile, Janet had one of the most memorable appearances during the award show - hosted by Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Rossas - as she picked up the prestigious accolade.


A video montage of her greatest moments was shown, followed by live re-creations of her iconic dance routines from Ciara, Jason Derulo and Tinashe, after which she thanked fans in a heartfelt speech.

She said: "I've missed you so much and I love you so much. Thank you. Thank you BET."

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