Eavesdropping In: Michaele Salahi Runs Off With Journey Guitarist; SpongeBob SquarePants Detained On Hollywood Blvd; Author Dishes MORE Sarah Palin Dirt; L.A. To Host 2015 Special Olympics; Naked Scarlett Johansson Photos Are Officially Real

by Emily Green · September 15, 2011

Turns out Michaele Salahi was NOT kidnapped as husband Tareq Salahi claimed to police and in tearful interviews, but ran off with Neal Schon, the guitarist from Journey (!!!!!), and is touring with the band. [TMZ]

As a trend of characters getting aggressive about tips from tourists grows, cops detain SpongeBob SquarePants, er, the weirdo who dresses as him on Hollywood Blvd in front of Grauman's after an incident with a couple of women. [KTLA]

On top of alleging she did coke, had a one-night stand with Glen Rice, and an affair with her husband's business partner in his book The Rogue: Searching for the Real Sarah Palin, author Joe McGinniss went on TV this morning to call her an "utter fraud" and "ruthless, [...] vindictive hypocrite." [Radar]

Since the last time they were held in the U.S. in 1999, our own Los Angeles has been named the host city of the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games. [KABC]

Scarlett Johansson's lawyer confirms the nude photos of her that made the rounds on the web are real, stolen from her phone by hackers who have been celebrities' phones and email. [Post]