Buzzmakers: Bieber's DUI, Captain & Tennille Split

January 25, 2014

What had ETonline readers buzzing this week?

1. Justin Bieber Arrested for DUI in Miami

Justin Bieber was released from jail Thursday afternoon after being arrested and facing a judge on suspicion of DUI and other charges in Miami Beach, Fla.

Authorities confirmed to ET that the 19-year-old pop star was released from custody around 2:05 p.m. Thursday Miami time. Police who processed Bieber after his arrest said the pop star admitted in statements that he had been drinking, smoking marijuana and had a prescription medication in his system at the time he was stopped by officers while allegedly drag racing on a residential street.

During a press conference, Miami Beach Police Department Chief Ray Martinez also said Bieber, 19, acted "belligerent" toward police when first stopped him around 4:11 a.m. in a rented Lamborghini, and consistently dropped F-bombs while being questioned. After he allegedly kept resisting police instructions, Bieber was placed under arrest for a charge of resisting without violence, Martinez said.

According to a police report, investigating officers said Bieber was making "slow, deliberate movements" and had "a stupor look on his face." He was estimated to be speeding at between 55-60 mph in a residential zone with a 30 mph limit. Police said Bieber failed a field sobriety test and later took a Breathalyzer, but the results of that test were not immediately released.

Martinez said the singer would be charged with DUI, having an invalid Georgia driver's license, and resisting arrest without violence. Also arrested for suspected DUI was R&B singer Khalil Amir Sharieff -- known by his first name Khalil -- who was driving a Ferrari on the same street as Bieber.

The nearby Opa-locka Police Department was reportedly investigating an unauthorized police escort of Bieber, a local news station reported.

2. Captain & Tennille to Divorce

The '70s husband-and-wife singing duo Captain & Tennille are reportedly splitting up after nearly 40 years of marriage.

The couple -- comprising Daryl "Captain" Dragon, 71, and Toni Tennille, 73 -- released numerous hits including Love Will Keep Us Together, Do That To Me One More Time and Muskrat Love.

According to ABC News, Tennille filed for divorce from Dragon on January 16.

In recent years, a neurological disorder had prevented Dragon from playing music as well as he once had.

"[His condition] causes him to have tremors ... pretty severe at times," Tennille blogged in 2010. "Some days he does pretty well ... other days his playing is severely compromised."

3. Alison Sweeney Leaving 'Days of Our Lives'

After 21 years, Alison Sweeney is leaving Days Of Our Lives.

The actress made the announcement during her sit-down on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, airing Tuesday. The 37-year-old star told Ellen, "I'm celebrating my 21st year [on Days] ...and I decided that it's going to be my last year with the show."

Sweeney, who is also the host of The Biggest Loser, admitted that the decision to exit was not an easy one but the workload of both shows was getting to be difficult to manage.

"I have never had more than a two-week vacation in that whole time," said Sweeney, who started on the soap opera when she was just 16. "And I'm really just excited to be with my kids and be with my husband and I don't know, have fun. And I write. My second book's coming out. I love directing and just you know finding things to do."

Sweeney has two children with husband Dave Sanov -- their son Benjamin and daughter Megan.

4. Jon Gosselin to Sue Kate for Custody

Jon Gosselin is reportedly planning to sue his ex-wife Kate for primary custody of their 9-year-old sextuplets.

Jon tells the current issue of In Touch magazine that he wants custody of the kids -- Aaden, Alexis, Collin, Hannah, Joel and Leah -- to give them a chance at a normal childhood.

"They live in fear of Kate. Every time I see them, they tell me they want to live with me," he tells the magazine.

"First, I'm going to file for an emergency petition for contempt ... The next step is to fight for custody," Jon told In Touch, adding that he plans to file as soon as he saves enough money for lawyers and paperwork fees. "It's the only way I can protect the younger six."

Jon claims that Kate violated the current custody agreement by not giving him the option of watching the younger six kids when she recently took 13-year-old sisters Mady and Cara out of Pennsylvania to New York to appear on the Today show.

5. 'Full House' Men Reunite for Epic Super Bowl Ad

The men of Full House are back!

John Stamos, 50, Dave Coulier, 54, and Bob Saget, 57 -- aka Uncle Jesse, Uncle Joey and Danny -- recently reunited for a Super Bowl ad for Dannon yogurt, in which they reveal that not much has changed since the 19 years the beloved sitcom has been off the air.

...Something tells us this will be a very popular commercial even amongst the steep ad competition during the big game this year!

Check out the teaser below to see how the trio's bromance is still going strong.

The Super Bowl airs on Fox on February 2.



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