Eavesdropping In: Leo DiCaprio Invites Robert Pattinson To Bro Out In Puerto Rico; Website Helps Beat Traffic Tickets; RIP Phyllis Diller; Syphilis Scare Rocks Valley Porn Production; WeHo Bans Plastic Bags

by Emily Green · August 21, 2012

Since Reese Witherspoon facilitated their totally hetero man-intro, Leonardo DiCaprio has reportedly invited Robert Pattinson to come on a boys trip where they'll stay at a rented mansion in a secret location on the coast of Puerto Rico bro-ing out hard and drinking into oblivion as the models flock to get him over that Kristen Stewart mess. [TheSun]

The website TicketBust.com claims it can (but doesn't promise to) get California drivers contesting tickets for traffic violations off the hook for a fee without ever even having to appear in court. [KABC]

Pioneering female comedian Phyllis Diller dies peacefully in her sleep at home at age 95. [TMZ]

Porn filmmakers and companies, mostly based in our San Fernando Valley, are being asked to halt production due to a threatening syphilis outbreak amongst some adult film performers. [DailyNews]

After California cities like Malibu, Santa Monica and Pasadena adopt a ban on plastic bags, West Hollywood follows suit and votes to enact a ban on grocery stores, pharmacies, newsstands and other retailers from distributing plastic shopping bags within the year. [CBSLA]

[Robert Pattinson via, Leonardo DiCaprio via]