Newsmakers: Family reunion

From the Summer '09 Newsmakers family edition

Family reunionLindsay Lohan was caught on tape banging on the door of her on-again, off-again lover Samantha Ronson, cursing at Ronson and begging her to let her in. A few days later they were spotted dining together, so that technique must work for repairing a relationship..

Bruce Willis and Demi Moore were seen talking and laughing together at the high school graduation of their daughter Scout, leading observers to pronounce them “Hollywood’s happiest divorced couple.” Unless he was laughing at those embarrassing photos of her Ashton Kutcher posted on Twitter..

Nine pilots for Continental Airlines got divorced and then promptly remarried their ex-spouses. The airline is suing them for “sham” divorcing to cash in on a loophole giving early pensions to divorced employees. One pilot, Cindy Ernst, told ABC they just decided to “be happy with the family we have.” Not to mention the easy money..

Actor Tom Sizemore used to go out with brothel impresario Heidi Fleiss, but things went sour when he was convicted for beating her up. Now they’ll be reunited against their will, on Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew, joining co-stars like Dennis Rodman. Given what happened when the pair were last together in a house this may not end well..

For the second time in three years, Sean Penn and Robin Wright filed for divorce, and for the second time decided to stay married. That’s why she’s the Princess Bride, not the Princess Divorcée.

When Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood dumped his wife for someone younger, it caused friction with his daughter Leah, who is 10 years older than his new girlfriend, a waifish blond. But Leah, being the mature one, softened and met him for lunch at a London seafood restaurant.

Madonna took time off from adopting children to fly her son David Banda to Malawi to meet his biological dad, Yohane—who was “shocked” that his boy no longer remembered his native language.

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