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Nick Menza Did NOT Die From Using Drugs — So What Caused The Megadeth Drummer's Untimely Passing At 51?

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This must be such a comfort to Nick Menza's family.

As you may recall, over the weekend, the former Megadeth drummer shocked fans when he suddenly died on stage during a concert in Studio City, CA. He was 51.

Related: Nick's Family Comments On His Passing

While a heart attack was the suspected culprit, many wondered if drugs were involved in causing this untimely death. Nonetheless, it appears Menza's passing had

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Teen Mom OG Star Gary Shirley FINALLY Wins Custody Battle & Amber Portwood Has To Pay Child Support — Get The Scoop!

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A lot has happened to the stars of Teen Mom OG over the years, and it looks like a chapter in Gary Shirley and Amber Portwood's relationship is FINALLY over as Gary won custody over the former couple's daughter, Leah Shirley.

After years of battling over custody over their 7-year-old girl, Gary and Leah were finally able to come to an agreement last week when it was ruled that the father would keep primary physical custody of his daughter.

Related: Farrah Abraham Shows Of A Lot Of Boob On The Red Carpet!

Back in 2011, Portwood lost primary custody when she went to prison for

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Prince Was Likely Dead For Hours Before His Body Was Found, According To New Reports

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As time goes on, we are learning more about Prince's tragic death.

And after the singer shockingly passed one month ago, the official autopsy and other reports are providing more news about the circumstances of that death.

Related: Prince's Siblings Setting Up Rival All-Star TV Specials

Today, a new report from the Star Tribune in Minneapolis has revealed that the Grammy winner was likely dead for more than six hours before his body was found in an elevator at his estate in Paisley Park.

Sheriff's deputies received a call at

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El Chapo's Extradition To The United States Has Been Approved — Maybe Sean Penn Can Have A Reunion…

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Wonder what Sean Penn thinks of all this!!

Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman's extradition to the United States has been approved, the Mexican ministry of foreign relations revealed to reporters on Friday, and the alleged drug kingpin is one step closer to facing a LONG sentence in American prison.

According to CNN, U.S. officials — who have been planning for Guzman's extradition from Mexico to America for months — are likely planning on sending him to Brooklyn, New York, to face a federal trial on drug trafficking charges.

Related: Catch Up With More El Chapo News Here!

The Mexican kingpin was indicted in 2009 on charges of conspiring to import nearly 150,000 TONS of cocaine into the United States between 1990 and 2005, and it seems that's the allegation Guzman will first face in America.

The notorious outlaw is also facing charges in Arizona, California, Texas, Illinois, Florida, and New Hampshire.

El Chapo — who was re-captured earlier this year after having escaped from prison nearly a year ago — is worlds away from his most recent exploits involving an infamous meeting with the actor; today, the kingpin is sitting in a

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Chumlee From Pawn Stars Dodges Sexual Assault Charges AND Jail Time For That Gun & Drug Bust!

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Get the deets on the deal he struck!

Looks like someone's getting off pretty easy!

Austin "Chumlee" Russell was arrested back in March after a police raid revealed he was illegally in possession of at least one gun and a bunch of drugs.

And the big bust happened because cops were investigating the Pawn Stars personality in a sexual assault case.

Yeah. It wasn't pretty.

Related: Details On Chumlee's Big Bust!

But, after all that, it looks like the reality star will ended up dodging jail time, even though he's being charged! According to legal docs, the Las Vegas D.A. WILL be slapping the 33-year-old with felony possession of a firearm and felony possession of a controlled substance.

However, sources say

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Maroon 5 Bassist & Ivanka Trump's Ex-BF Take Plea Deals After Being Caught With Cocaine In NYC

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Ivanka Trump's ex-boyfriend Bingo Gubelmann (left) and Maroon 5's bassist Mickey Madden (right) have both taken plea deals after being busted for possession of cocaine in NYC back in January.

A little background: Ivanka and Gubelmann reportedly split in 2005 after a nearly four-year relationship. Madden has been a member of the Adam Levine-fronted band since 1994.

Anyway, authorities reportedly caught Madden passing a vial of cocaine to Bingo outside of St. Dymphna's bar at around 1:30 p.m. on January 21st. They were both arrested, charged with possession of a controlled substance, and quietly issued desk appearance tickets that morning.

Related: Former Disney Child Star Arrested For Alleged Canadian Bank Robbery

According to New York Daily News, the 37-year-old musician's lawyer Joe Tacopina placed blame on Bingo saying:

"(Madden) was purely innocent. He didn't possess any narcotics. The individual he was with did but he didn't."

Adding that his client's case will be expunged and cleared from the record in six months:

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