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Alanis Morissette’s Former Manager Apologizes For Embezzling Millions — But The Singer Isn’t Buying It!

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Alanis Morissette speaks!

Alanis Morissette's former business manager is just now apologizing for stealing nearly $5 MILLION from her account!

As we previously reported, Jonathan Schwartz admitted to stealing from the Ironic songstress, along with other clients for a total of over $6.5 million. He has since pleaded guilty and is expected to be sentenced May 3.

Related: Alanis Robbed Of $2 Million In Jewelry!

Now, the thieving manager is trying to make amends by explaining what led him to steal in an open letter published on The Hollywood Reporter's site.

So, what's to blame?? Schwartz says his gambling addiction and high-stress job:

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'Mini-Me' Verne Troyer Entering Rehab Again For Alcohol Addiction Following Hospitalization

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Verne Troyer

We really hope Verne Troyer gets the healing he needs this time around!

The Austin Powers actor has been battling alcohol addiction for years — and he's going back to rehab later this week following a two-week stint in a San Fernando Valley hospital.

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TMZ reports the stuntman has been receiving treatment for alcohol abuse for over a week, but he remains hopeful.

In a message to his fans, the star said:

"With your support, I got this."

Sending good vibes his way!!!

[Image via FayesVision/WENN.]

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Kelly Osbourne Reveals Secret Battle With Lyme Disease: 'I Was Scared Shitless'

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Kelly Osbourne is airing it all out!

There's not much Kelly Osbourne hasn't opened up about since being in the spotlight.

Well, except for a secret lyme disease battle, which she recalls came about after she was bitten by a tick back in 2004.

In excerpts from her new memoir, There Is No F*cking Secret: Letters From a Badass Bitch, published in Us Weekly, the 32-year-old detailed just how debilitating it was.

Related: Kelly Settles Lawsuit With Ozzy Osbourne's Ex-Mistress

Suffering from "traveling pain," Kelly said it went on for a whole decade with doctors prescribing her all sorts of pills.

And as someone who had started self-medicating in 2002, it didn't go over well with the recovering addict:

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Don't Get It Twisted! Former Miss USA Tara Conner Is NOT A Trump Supporter!

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Tara Conner has a message for Trump!

Former Miss USA Tara Conner made headlines when she vocalized her support for Donald Trump, and apparently she has even more to say about POTUS now!

Despite explicitly writing in her post that she is "committed to supporting him in any way" she can, the once scandalized pageant winner is doing a bit of backtracking in a new piece, entitled "My Gratitude Does Not Mean I'm A Supporter"!

Related: The White House Staff Are Showing Trump Their Support

In case you didn't know, Tara was caught drinking underage and using cocaine at a nightclub back in 2006. Drumpf gave her a second chance when he allowed her to keep her title if she agreed to enter rehab, which she accepted.

Well, the 31-year-old is now an advocate for addiction recovery and spoke to The Fix about how great it was that Trump decided to look out for her back then:

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Ben Affleck Joins Justice League Costars In First Public Appearance Since Completing Rehab!

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Ben Affleck

Ben Affleck isn't sitting on the sidelines!

The 44-year-old — who just completed a stint in rehab for alcohol abuse — attended CinemaCon in Las Vegas on Wednesday, where he posed alongside his Justice League costars including Henry Cavill, Jason Momoa, Ezra Miller, Ray Fisher, and the film's director, Zack Snyder.

Happy to see him in good spirits!

[Image via Judy Eddy/WENN.]

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Lamar Odom Gets CANDID About Everything — From Cheating On Khloé Kardash­ian To Almost Dying In A Brothel

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Lamar Odom is putting it all out there.

For a candid chat with Us Weekly, the former NBA star opened up about everything — from almost dying in a Nevada brothel to having multiple affairs while married to Khloé Kardashian. Man, oh man.

This frank tell-all comes only a handful of months after Lamar checked himself into rehab in order to "work on his mental and physical health for the next chapter of his life." And it seems as though Mr. Odom is now ready to rehabilitate his image.

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On what he recalls from his health scare at the Love Ranch, the American athlete revealed:

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The Hills' Jason Wahler Celebrates Sobriety By Sharing A Photo Of His DUI Mugshot

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Jason Wahler

Jason Wahler has come a long way since his troubled days on The Hills.

Struggling with his alcohol addiction, the former reality star often found himself getting in bar fights, arrested for DUIs, or even attempting suicide — something he's been very open about in the seven years since making the decision to get sober on July 23, 2010.

Fast forward to now, Jason is happily married to his wife Ashley Slack, with whom he's expecting his first child (a baby GIRL!)! So exciting!

Related: Love, According To Lauren Conrad!

Recognizing how far he's come on Thursday, the 30-year-old took to Instagram to share a before-and-after photo celebrating his sobriety:

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