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Rob Lowe sues former nanny


Rob Lowe and his wife are suing their former nanny, claiming she told secrets and lies about their family. The complaint filed Monday in a Los Angeles Superior Court asks for at least $1,000,000 in damages and charges Laura Boyce with violating a confidentiality agreement, defamation and infliction of emotional distress on the former "West Wing" star; his wife, Sheryl; and their two sons. Boyce was hired to take care of their sons for most of 2007 before she quit in November, according to the complaint. The court papers make no specific reference to what information Boyce passed along, or to whom, only that Boyce had "betrayed their trust and engaged in a scheme to hurt the Lowes by spreading malicious lies" both during and after she served as a nanny.

Eminem's mother sued over book

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Eminem's mother has been sued by a man who alleges he helped her with a book about the Detroit rapper but was cut out of the profits. Neal Alpert claims in an Oakland County Circuit Court lawsuit filed Monday that Debbie Nelson developed the book while she was under contract with him. The lawsuit alleges they entered into a contract in 2005 in which he would be her agent and receive 25 percent of the gross profits. Nelson couldn't be reached for comment Monday. The lawsuit says "My Son Marshall, My Son Eminem" has sold 100,000 copies since its U.K. release last year.

Pete Doherty sentenced


Pete Doherty has been sentenced to 14 weeks in jail for violating a probation order. His record company says the sentence handed down Tuesday by a London court means the Babyshambles frontman's planned concert at Royal Albert Hall on April 26 would be postponed. Parlophone Records didn't say how the rocker broke his probation. But music magazine NME cited a court spokesman as saying Doherty had used different kinds of drugs, breached "time keeping" and generally not complied with his probation.

Conan O'Brien stalker pleads guilty


The Roman Catholic priest accused of stalking NBC talk-show host Conan O'Brien has pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct. The Rev. David Ajemian (a-GEE-me-uhn) admitted to the offense &

sending letters and DVDs to O'Brien's home and business.

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