The man who punched "Jersey Shore's" Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi has apologized.
"When I saw the video, I was sick to my stomach," New York-based gym teacher Brad Ferro tells the New York Post. "I couldn't believe that I'd ever do anything like that. I was raised to act in a respectful manner to women."
Ferro was found guilty of assault and ordered to take an anger management course after knocking Polizzi to the floor in the August bar brawl. He could lose his job.
He says he "drank way too much" before the MTV crew arrived.
"I remember very little from the time of the incident," Ferro told the Post from his lawyer's Long Island, New York office. "It's all fuzzy. I remember a punch -- I don't remember who or why and I remember being arrested."
Continues Ferro, "I deeply regret what happened. Nobody deserves that. That was not the real Brad Ferro."
Adds his lawyer, Andrew Siben, "I think Brad should be given a second chance to show he is a person of much higher character than has been shown on this video. I think he's a decent young man who, unfortunately, made a bad decision which has come back to haunt him [and possibly end his career]."
Ferro says he's "very sorry for what happened."
It doesn't seem like Polizzi will hold a grudge.
Despite the punch, she told "Extra" earlier this week, "I'm hoping to get my own show... I love this."
Courtney Love has been issued a restraining order compelling her to stay away from her 17-year-old daughter Frances Bean.
TMZ reports that a judge has issued a restraining order, prohibiting Love, 45, from having any "direct or indirect contact" with Frances.
Courtney slams Frances -- whom she lost custody of last Friday -- on Facebook.
"I hate to sound cold but any kid of mine who pulls this s**t has lost her position..." Love writes. "She was deceptive, she lied and she's lying to herself... My daughter is not always honest."
Bean was placed under the temporary guardianship of her grandmother and Kurt Cobain's sister.
"You could've asked for emancipation..." Love goes on. "You realize this will put you in juvenile family circus three times in your little life?"
She then allges that her daughter's grandmother "killed your father," Kurt Cobain.
Love says her daughter is "clearly deluded [if she wants to buy her grandmother a] small house in L.A."
"I'd love to see how that works ... She thinks she has all this money," she says. "The point is, I have all the money she has."
Still, she tells her daughter, "I love you and always will unconditionally."
Love says that after her rant, she's "never had so many texts in my life."
Then she addresses her daughter's pals.
"To Frannie's worried friends: she's not stupid. She trusted the wrong people and got snookered into a circus. She'll figure out what a ridiculous mess she's in and she's smart. She'll have to work really hard, and she's not used to it. But I have faith. She's my daughter and I love her. Cruelty is not what she's about.
Alexa Ray Joel has canceled a Thursday performance in light of her failed suicide attempt, the New York Daily News reports.
The aspiring singer-songwriter, 23, was set to headline the New York Stock Exchange's 86th annual tree-lighting ceremony just five days after she was rushed to the hospital for overdosing on eight homeopathic pills.
Joel -- the daughter of Billy Joel and Christie Brinkley -- is still set to perform at J&R Music World Thursday, a store staffer tells "Extra."
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"Weather permitting, the show will go on," the staffer says.
Joel reportedly attempted to commit suicide because she was depressed about splitting from her beau Jimmy Riot.
When reached by the New York Post Sunday, Riot said, "I respect the family's right to privacy. Other than that, I have no comment."
Joel called 911 herself after downing Traumeel, an herbal anti-inflammatory medication, on Saturday.
"Took pills. Want to die," she told the operator, according to the Post.
Ashley Dupre has a few words of advice for Tiger Woods' wife, Elin Nordegren.
"[She should] take some time to herself, digest everything, go to counseling," Dupre -- the former escort whose relationship with Eliot Spitzer caused him to resign as the governor of New York -- tells "Extra."
"If she really loves him, and they have those bonds... go to therapy, see if you can work it out," Dupre goes on.
"I believe in love and making it work out," she adds. "They can do it."
Dupre doesn't think the women should have opened up to the press about their affairs with the married golfer.
"I don't agree with that they're doing. I don't agree with coming forward," says Dupre, who says she never sought out publicity in her case -- and felt like she was hunted down and outed.
She goes on, "I mean, he has a family, he has a wife, he has kids. For people who just come out and say things... that's really wrong. You're messing with some one else's life."
Plus, she adds, "When you sleep with a married man... first of all, you're only helping them stay married."
"I'm not trying to stick up for him at all," she says of Woods.
For more of "Extra's" interview with Dupre, tune in tonight!
The daughter of Massachusetts Senator John Kerry was arrested for DUI early Thursday morning, a spokesman for the Los Angeles Police Department confirms to "Extra."
Alexandra Kerry, 36, was originally pulled over for a traffic violation, but charged with misdemeanor DUI after she failed a field sobriety test and alcohol screening test.
According to TMZ.com, which first reported the news, the director-producer first refused the tests and was taken to LAPD's Hollywood station. She was released at 5:25 AM.
California's legal limit is .08, but Kerry still faces prosecution for unsafely operating a vehicle.
The senator's spokesperson, Jodi Seth, released a statement Thursday, "Alexandra Kerry was pulled over for an expired registration and was released after the results of a breathalyzer test at the police station were under the legal limit. Senator Kerry supports his daughter and will have no further comment on a private matter."
"Extra" has obtained the 911 call from the day of Heather Locklear's arrest. Click the PLAY button to listen.
Locklear, 47, was arrested Sunday in Montecito on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs. While alcohol has been ruled out as the substance allegedly impairing Heather's driving abilities, another controlled substance may have been the reason.
She was booked and released in Santa Barbara County.
Sexy Megan Fox is the cover girl on the latest issue of GQ -- and the movie siren is dishing to the mag about her wild days as a teenager in L.A. -- when she fell in love with a Russian stripper!
"That year my boyfriend broke up with me, and I decided... that I was in love with this girl that worked at the Body Shop [a strip club on Sunset Boulevard]," Megan reveals. "I decided that I was going to get her to love me back, and I went out of my way to create a relationship with this girl, a stripper named Nikita. I was there all the time -- I would go there by myself. I bought her things -- perfume, body spray, girlie stuff."
Despite her prior same-sex relationship, Fox -- who is engaged to former "90210" star Brian Green -- dodges being labeled a lesbian, and shares her own views on human sexuality. "Look, I'm not a lesbian -- I just think that all humans are born with the ability to be attracted to both sexes," says the "Transformers" star. "I mean, I could see myself in a relationship with a girl... but, oh boy."