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Top 11 Celebrity Messes Online

The advent of e-mail, blogs, texting and cell-phone cameras has launched a frightening new world of chances for celebrities to show just how loopy they can be, away from often-necessary publicists' oversight. Forget the paper trail -- it's the electronic trail of drug-addled ramblings, online confessionals, and dirty cell-phone photos we should all be concerned about. For every relatively sane-seeming move like The Office's Jenna Fischer announcing her separation from her husband on MySpace in a thoughtful blog post, there are dozens of less stable online meanderings and wanderings by famous people. Here are the top 12.





Even if you're sincere, it's still TMI (Too Much Information):


What Happened: 'Girl Fight,' 'Fast and the Furious,' and 'Lost' star Michelle Rodriguez has had her share of run-ins with the law, mostly having to do with alcohol-related incidents. The last big bust-up, which happened in Hawaii while still appearing in Lost, led to her being written off the show, jailed for 170 days, and essentially blacklisted from more work (at least that's what her fans say). So things were looking up when she unfortunately violated her parole this past September, and, it turns out, did not attend her court-mandated alcohol-rehabilitation program. She's now facing 180 days in jail, which has prompted Rodriguez to come clean for what seems like the umpteenth time, in a long, rambling apologia that reveals she's either hitting bottom or just emotionally-unhinged in a TMI kind of way. In the meantime, fans get to hear just how messy her life has become when she catalogs her losses (house, car, bank account, career), 'punctuality issues,' and 'slow growth issues.' Man, she is hard on herself. But there's good news, too: "It has taken me two years to slow down and pay attention," she writes on her blog. "My peers have begun to take notice of this changed and have called me back to a position in society as a working class citizen." Does that mean she's going back to work, or just getting back to her roots?


Career Impact: Who knows? Everybody loves a comeback, particularly from such notorious places, but it's really up to Rodriguez, whose actions will need to speak louder than blog posts.


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