The daughter of 81-year-old comedian Joan Rivers has confirmed her mother, who was hospitalised last week after a heart attack during a surgical procedure, is on life support.
For the female celebrities whose intimate photographs were stolen and posted online this week, the ramifications were humiliatingly obvious.
Justin Bieber has been arrested again, and this time he has been charged with assault and dangerous driving.
Emma Watson has hit out the "lack of empathy" in the commentary on social media after the publication of hundreds of explicit images of celebrities, including of her close friend, actress Jennifer Lawrence.
Security experts have cast doubt on the safety of the cloud as a place to store digital files in the wake of hundreds of nude and semi-nude female celebrity photographs being leaked online.
Many brides can only dream of having a bespoke wedding gown, and newlywed Angelina Jolie is no different.
Gabi Grecko, the partner of Melbourne businessman Geoffrey Edelsten who is one of the 101 celebrities targeted by hackers, has called the nude photo scandal a "sex crime".
FIRST PHOTOS: After marrying in secret late last month, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have finally released the photos – including images of the custom-designed wedding dress.
The online hunt has begun to find the mysterious culprit responsible for leaking hundreds of photographs of female celebrities, including Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence.
Ricky Gervais has defended "free speech" after he was accused of blaming the celebrity victims of a nude photo scandal for the online leak.