Ronan Farrow; Kim Kardashian; Anne Hathaway

In a blistering tweet, Ronan Farrow attacked his estranged father, Woody Allen, as a child molester after the Golden Globe Awards gave the director a lifetime achievement award. Actress Diane Keaton, Allen’s former girlfriend, announced that Allen, who did not attend the awards ceremony in Los Angeles, would receive the Cecil B. DeMille award for his many films. Farrow then tweeted: “Missed the Woody Allen tribute—did they put the part where a woman publicly confirmed he molested her at age 7 before or after Annie Hall?” Ronan, 26—who may actually be the biological son of Frank Sinatra, according to mother Mia Farrow—was referring to adoptive sister Dylan’s public allegation that Allen molested her when she was just 7 years old. Allen, who denies the allegation, later went on to marry another of Farrow’s adopted daughters, Soon-Yi.

Lindsay Lohan has become the subject of an extortion plot after her laptop was stolen at an airport in Shanghai, says RadarOnline.com. The actress is offering a substantial reward for the return of the computer, which apparently contains several naked photos of Lohan, as well as private correspondence with such fellow celebrities as Lady Gaga. The thieves are reportedly demanding an undisclosed amount of money from Lohan.

Kanye West repeatedly punched a Los Angeles teenager in the face after he harasssed his fiancée, Kim Kardashian, and called her a “n----- lover,’’ said TMZ.com. The unidentified teen began hurling racial insults at Kardashian, and when she called West to tell him what was happening, the teen shouted the N-word again and threatened to kill her, according to Kardashian’s account. West then showed up and began punching the teen. Police are investigating.

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Anne Hathaway nearly drowned while swimming in Hawaii when she was pulled underwater by a dangerous riptide. The Oscar-winning actress was photographed waving her arms wildly and screaming to husband Adam Shulman, who meanwhile relaxed on the beach, completely oblivious to his wife’s distress. Luckily, a surfer spotted the panicking actress and swam out on his boogie board to rescue her.

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