Eavesdropping In: Volunteer Deputy Arrests L.A. Arson Suspect; Russell Brand To Divorce Katy Perry; Beverly Hills "Housewife" Shotgun NYE Vegas Wedding; Kobe's Wrist Is Bad; Santorum Calls Ron Paul "Disgusting"; Lindsay Lohan Seeking New Bodyguard

by Emily Green · January 3, 2012

After days of an aggressive, full-scale manhunt by a five-agency unified task force, it was a reserve deputy, Shervin Lalezary, a real estate attorney, who apprehended the prime suspect in the rampant L.A. arson fires while working well past his shift. Unbelievable... [LATimes]

In case you hadn't heard, the rumors are true: Russell Brand has filed for divorce from Katy Perry citing "irreconcilable differences" after just a little over a year of marriage and Katy's evangelical father is not at liberty to discuss it. [TMZ]

Rookie "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star and ex-wife of Eddie Cibrian Brandi Glanville gets hitched to best friend Darin Harvey in Vegas on NYE following a night of "beer and strippers" but the two plan to seek an amicable annulment. And the point of that was...? [OTRC]

Sources say Kobe Bryant has been playing through "excruciating pain" from a torn wrist ligament and will play Lakers games with a cast (I guess that's legal?). [TMZ]

Rick Santorum tells Fox News his rival Ron Paul is "disgusting" as things heat up in the Hawkeye State while candidates fight for the GOP presidential bid in the 2012 Iowa caucuses. Reeeeeerrrr! [HuffPo]

Want to be Lindsay Lohan's new bodyguard? Apparently she's looking to replace one now after an intruder was caught at her Venice house over the weekend. [KTLA]