Marvin Winans -- Whitney Houston's Pastor Carjacked in Detroit
Marvin WinansWhitney Houston's PastorCarjacked in Detroit
5/17/2012 12:02 AM PT
Pastor Marvin Winans -- the guy who M.C.'d Whitney Houston's funeral service -- was carjacked at a Detroit gas station yesterday.
According to WXYZ, Winans was pumping gas when some scumbag roughed him up and stole the 54-year-old's Infiniti QX56 SUV. The pastor told a WXYZ reporter he had a feeling this was "not a good situation" when he first saw the group of guys who eventually jumped him.
Winans -- whose family is legendary in the gospel music world -- was not seriously injured, but his son, Marvin Winans Jr., tells TMZ his dad has checked into a hospital to get treatment.
According to police, 4 suspects jacked an undisclosed amount of cash from Winans, and got away in the SUV. They describe three of the suspects as Black males.
Marvin gave the eulogy at Whitney's funeral in New Jersey back in February -- and thanked Whitney's mom for bringing "the world" to church.
Ellen DeGeneres Estate
Ryan Seacrest Now
Officially the Proud Owner
It's official ... Ryan Seacrest is the owner of Ellen DeGeneres' epic, Beverly Hills estate.
We've learned title was officially transferred to Ryan on Wednesday.
We have now learned exactly what Ryan paid for the property. Ellen listed it at $49 million, and although one of our sources told us Ryan paid close to the asking price, we have now confirmed Ryan paid just under $39 mil.
We broke the story Ryan snagged the estate, which covers a city block and is just shy of 3 acres. In addition to the 9,200 square foot main house, there are 3 other houses on the property. The gym is the size of a large health club.
As for Ellen, she bought the main house from "Will and Grace" producer Max Mutchnick for $29 mil and then purchased the surrounding properties. Bottom line ... we're told Ellen lost money on the deal, but given the real estate slump, she still did ok.
Forbes says Ryan raked in $59 mil last year, so he can afford it.
Audrina Patridge in a Bikini
The Hills Are Back
Former "The Hills" actress Audrina Patridge took time off from her busy schedule of wearing a bikini in L.A. ... to show off her slammin' body in a white hot bikini at the ME Cabo Hotel in Mexico yesterday.
Audrina is down in Cabo San Lucas celebrating her 27th birthday with her BMX boyfriend Corey Bohan and some family members.
All of Audrina has grown up quite nicely.
"The Brat Pack"
THEN & NOW!
Hard to believe, but one member of the Brat Pack just celebrated his 50th birthday!
The Brat Pack ruled the '80s, starring in classic films geared towards teen and young adults like "St. Elmo's Fire," "The Breakfast Club" and "Sixteen Candles" -- and Emilio Estevez recently turned the big 5-0.
See how Rob Lowe, Molly Ringwald and the rest of the gang have aged!
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Can you guess which sultry stars have a leg up on the competition with these incredibly gorgeous gams?
"She's got legs, she knows how to use them."
J.Lo Sizzles in Bikini
Jennifer Lopez has a lot to be proud of -- whether it's her body or her body of work!
The sexy 42-year-old shows off her impressive figure in a number of bikinis in the new issue of Vogue, where she's photographed by famed photographer Mario Testino.
These lucky ladies are the proud owners of a genuine celebrity spawn -- can you guess who their famous kids are?
Hot Red Carpet Pics!
The red carpet at the 65th Annual Cannes Film Festival is red hot!
Check out all the sexy fashion from stars like Eva Longoria, Freida Pinto, Lana Del Rey and even 74-year-old Jane Fonda.