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SHOWBIZ TONIGHT

Paris Hilton Arrested for DUI by LA Police; ABC Docudrama on 9/11 disturbs Clinton, Albright -- Even Actor Harvey Keitel

Aired September 7, 2006 - 23:00:00   ET

THIS IS A RUSH TRANSCRIPT. THIS COPY MAY NOT BE IN ITS FINAL FORM AND MAY BE UPDATED.


A.J. HAMMER, HEADLINE NEWS ANCHOR, SHOWBIZ TONIGHT: A kidnap victim held captive for eight years tells her harrowing story on television. I`m A.J. Hammer in New York.
BROOKE ANDERSON, HEADLINE NEWS ANCHOR, SHOWBIZ TONIGHT: And star secrets on how Hollywood moms lose their baby weight so fast. I`m Brooke Anderson in Hollywood. TV`s most provocative entertainment news show starts, right now.

HAMMER (voice over): On SHOWBIZ TONIGHT: Paris -- pulled over. Paris Hilton -- arrested in Hollywood, accused of drunk driving. Let the spin begin!

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: She had not had anything to eat all day. She had one drink.

SHOWBIZ TONIGHT with the inside story of what happened and whether she`s in serious trouble. Tonight, the problems of Paris.

Outrage over a major TV movie about September 11.

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UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Despite all the red flags no one is taking the terrorism serious. Political correctness rules the day.

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HAMMER: Why former President Clinton himself is demanding that a major TV network make some changes or pull the plug. Tonight, the stunning claims the movie makes about some government big wigs. And wait -- even Monica Lewinski is caught in the middle of this.

ANDERSON: Hi, everyone, I`m Brooke Anderson in Hollywood.

HAMMER: I`m A.J. Hammer in New York. Paris Hilton is in a pile of trouble tonight -- with the law! Paris got herself arrested earlier today and she`s blaming it on a margarita -- a single margarita.

ANDERSON: Yeah, let me tell you, A.J., that must have been one strong drink, because the cops did arrest her on suspicion of driving under the influence.

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PARIS HILTON, CELEBRITY: Right now I`m working. I don`t even really go out as much anymore. All work.

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ANDERSON: Paris Hilton may have told SHOWBIZ TONIGHT recently that she doesn`t go out much, but a night out, plus one margarita, and a DUI stop have Paris in hot water. All the press coverage over her latest exploit is for Paris becoming a huge buzz kill.

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HILTON: Everything I do is blown out of proportion.

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ANDERSON: SHOWBIZ TONIGHT went all over Hollywood to bring you the juicy story of how Paris got pinched.

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ANDERSON (voice over): It all happened here at Wilcox and Selma, in Hollywood. Paris was driving her Mercedes here at around 12:30 a.m. when police saw her driving erratically and stopped her. A short time, and a field sobriety test later, Paris was busted.

HARVEY LEVIN, MANAGING EDITOR, TMZ.COM: She took a breathalyzer, blew a .08, which in California is absolutely at the legal limit for being drunk. They arrested her, took her to the station and booked her.

ANDERSON: Paris is saying that all she had to drink that night is just one margarita and that she hadn`t eaten all day. She tells Ryan Seacrest`s radio show she was on her way to a LA burger joint when the cops stopped her.

HILTON: Maybe I was speeding a little bit, and I got pulled over. There was a lot of paparazzi around, so I think they were trying to make a statement. They even said, you know, there`s people watching we don`t want people to think we are giving you special treatment.

ANDERSON (on camera): Paris`s long night continued here, at the LAPD`s Hollywood station where she was booked on suspicion of misdemeanor DUI.

Now, here in Hollywood Paris can`t go to a club, a restaurant, or even a shoe store without paparazzi following her around. So you can only imagine the mob scene once word got out that Paris was arrested.

(Voice over): This video from celebrity website TMZ.com shows photographers snapping away at the police station as Paris` famous sister, Nicky Hilton and Nicky`s boyfriend, Kevin Connolly, HBO show "Entourage", showed up.

Tmz.com Managing Editor Harvey Levin tells SHOWBIZ TONIGHT Paris wasn`t there for that long.

LEVIN: I`m told she was extremely polite. She received no special treatment. The only thing out of the ordinary that was they let her go after an hour and a half, which normally is not the case. They make her stay longer but they did that because the paparazzi were just out of control outside the station.

ANDERSON: Paris was booked, but she didn`t have to post bail and was released on her own recognizance. And her publicist is putting out the word that Paris wasn`t drunk.

ELLIOT MINTZ, PARIS HILTON SPOKESPERSON: Of course, these matters are never to be taken lightly. And it`s unfortunate that she was behind the wheel of a car, even with one drink, and it`s her first offense and hopefully it will never happen again.

ANDERSON: Still, as Paris said on Ryan Seacrest`s radio show, it all could have been worse.

HILTON: They were so nice. Everyone was really nice there.

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: It`s the lead story, it`s before the president.

HILTON: Oh, my goodness. Everything I could is blown out of proportion.

ANDERSON: Paris is probably used to that. Ever since her infamous sex tape was released in 2003, her every deed and misdeed have been covered ad nauseam by the celebrity media. And TMZ`s Harvey Levin says another recent celebrity DUI stop may make trouble for Paris.

LEVIN: I think Paris Hilton, in some ways is a victim of Mel Gibson, because there was so much reporting about Mel Gibson getting special treatment that I think people are going to lean over backwards to make sure that it`s not the perception that that`s what happened with Paris Hilton.

My guess is they may plead this out to a reckless driving count, and she will get some kind of probation.

ANDERSON: So it looks like this latest incident will not end with Paris in prison but it does have a more familiar outcome, Paris in the press.

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ANDERSON: Paris Hilton is expecting to be arraigned on September 28. And don`t go looking for pictures of her mug shots, the LAPD says they will not be releasing it.

HAMMER: Well, you know, with Paris Hilton, it seems to be one thing after another. Adding new meaning to the old line from "Casablanca", "We`ll always have Paris."

And we`ll always have our good friend Harvey Levin, managing editor at TMZ.com, joining us from Glendale, California.

Hello, Harvey.

LEVIN: Hey, A.J.

HAMMER: Man, you could dedicate a whole web site just to these situations, Harvey.

LEVIN: And we have.

HAMMER: Good, that`s good to know.

How serious is this really for Paris? I know she was released and we`re not going to see the mug shot.

LEVIN: Yeah, we`re not going to see the mug shot. She`s not going to jail. Even if she`s charged and convicted of drunk driving, she`s not going to jail. She will get probation.

My guess is, look, this is a marginal case. They probably do need to prosecute her just because of perception on the drunk driving charge. I think it`s going to get plea bargained out probably to reckless driving, A.J.

HAMMER: Let me give you a big news flash here, Harvey, Paris Hilton loves publicity. She`s got a new album out. She`s got a movie coming out. Just this morning, just hours after her arrest, she was on Ryan Seacrest`s radio show talking about her latest ordeal.

Call me a cynic, if you will, Harvey, but I actually think she`s loving this publicity.

LEVIN: You know, I don`t think -- you know, drunk driving is not -- it ain`t murder in this town. I mean, it`s bad, but it`s just not the same. And celebrities, there`s not a blip on the radar screen unless they hurt somebody or act up like Mel Gibson. This is not going to affect her. I`m sure she loves the fact that there`s been an absolute frenzy in this town over her today. It`s kind of who she is.

HAMMER: I think people should be outraged over anyone who gets busted for DUI. You don`t slam down a margarita if you haven`t gotten any rest right before you jump into your car. You just don`t do it. I have a feeling this one is going to just roll off of her.

LEVIN: Yeah, but -- look, if it`s true that all she had was one margarita, I have a feeling there are a lot of people watching you and me right now who are saying, you know, I once did that. It`s not like they are smashed when they are driving, but it`s just kind of like oh, should I have done that? There are probably a lot of people who have does asked that question and still gotten behind the wheel, even though it`s wrong.

HAMMER: Yeah, but when you know you have paparazzi always following you it would seem even more apparent that it is something you don`t do. Now, Harvey, of course it`s not the first time that Paris has gotten in trouble. Although it is the first time she`s actually been arrested.

You might look at this, saying maybe her luck`s run out. Maybe aren`t --what are the chances we are going to actually see a more low-key Paris as a result of this bust?

LEVIN: I would think none. Look, if you`re looking at this in terms of the publicity radar, this was an enormous success for her. I also don`t think she necessarily even, you know, plans this stuff. I think the reason the media is so interested in her is she lives in her own world, and that`s what`s fascinating. And as long as we`re fascinated by that, she`s just going to live in her own world. I don`t think she can live in another world.

HAMMER: Harvey, I want to refer back to something you mentioned in our story that in a way Paris Hilton is kind a victim of all craziness that surrounded Mel Gibson. Is what you`re basically saying that because of what happened to Mel, it`s a much bigger deal now if a celeb is arrested for DUI?

LEVIN: Everybody is just -- you know, the prosecutors and the police they have to know that everybody is watching in a case like that. Even in the report that preceded us, A.J., where everybody was talking about the fact that there were all these paparazzi following her. When the cops saw the paparazzi, they probably realized, heck, you know what, if she`s speeding past us, and we don`t do anything, we`re going to look like crap, so I think they kind of have to jump to action and do something.

HAMMER: I`m still trying to figure out why the heck she`s a celebrity. Harvey Levin from TMZ.com. Thanks so much for being with us, as always.

LEVIN: See you, A.J.

ANDERSON: Katie Couric is two for two. The ratings are in for her second broadcast last night -- and "The CBS Evening News" was first place over NBC`s "Nightly News" and ABC`s "World News". It also was number one on Couric`s debut night. CBS says more than 10 million viewers tuned in for Couric`s second night in the anchor chair.

Outrage over a TV mini series about September 11. Coming up, why President Clinton is demanding that the network make some changes or pull the plug.

We`ll also have this.

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NATASHA KUMPUSCH, KIDNAP VICTIM (through translator): He grabbed me. I tried to scream but no sound came out. Yes, I was in desperation and very angry.

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HAMMER: This is an amazing story. A girl who was kidnapped and held captive for eight years; and she tells the horrifying story of what happened to her on television. That`s coming up.

ANDERSON: All right, take a look at this. Should this fashion statement be banned? We`re going to tell you about an official in Dallas who wants to hand out tickets to people who aware baggy pants. That`s coming up.

But first, tonight`s entertainment weekly "Great American Pop Culture Quiz". In what city was the popular mid 90s TV show "Party of Five" set? Portland, Boston, San Francisco or LA? We will be right back with your answer.

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ANDERSON: Thank you, Charles.

So again, tonight`s entertainment weekly "Great American Pop Culture Quiz". In what city was the popular mid-90s TV show "Party of Five" set? Portland, Boston, San Francisco, or Los Angeles? If you said San Francisco, C, you`re correct.

HAMMER: Welcome back to SHOWBIZ TONIGHT, TV`s most provocative entertainment news show. I`m A.J. Hammer in New York. It is time now for a story that made us say -- "That`s ridiculous!"

Listen to this. A woman in Oklahoma, who is a plus size model, on a porn website, is raising some eyebrows, because it turns out her husband, this woman`s husband is the police chief. That`s right. The mayor of Snyder, Oklahoma, says the chief will keep his job because he really hasn`t broken any laws, but some of the residents say it`s kind of hard to explain to their kids that the chief`s wife is a porno queen.

Brooke, I can understand that.

ANDERSON: I can understand that, too. It would be tough to tell your kids that. You know, some residents are outraged, but then you have the mayor who says this guy has solved more crimes than anyone else ever has in this town. So, tough situation. People disagree.

HAMMER: I`m sure it`s a lovely family. But we still have to say a porno queen with a cop husband, now that`s ridiculous.

ANDERSON: Yes, it is.

HAMMER: Well, there is an uproar tonight over a new ABC mini-series all about September 11th. And even former President Clinton is steamed over this.

Clinton, former Secretary of State Madeline Albright, and former National Security Advisor Sandy Berger have all fired off letters to ABC and the producers of the mini-series, which is called "The Path To 9/11," and starts airing Sunday. They are furious about how the docudrama fictionalizes actual events.

The miniseries is based on the 9/11 Commission Report -- a report the producers said they absolutely relied on to tell the story. The movie, among other things, suggests actually suggests that Clinton was so distracted by the Monica Lewinsky sex scandal, that he dropped the ball in the war on terror and let Osama bin Laden get away. That is not what the 9/11 report says. In fact, it is quite the contrary in the report.

We`ve got a SHOWBIZ TONIGHT exclusive for you tonight. I spoke earlier today with Harvey Keitel, one of the stars of the film. And I asked him if the reported inaccuracies were discussed, and what his thoughts were over the controversy.

HARVEY KEITEL, ACTOR, "THE PATH TO 9/11": Yeah, I had questions about certain events, and material I was give given in "The Path to 9/11" that I did raise questions about. Yes, I had some conflicts there.

HAMMER: How was this met?

KEITEL: With discussion, with argument. When I received the script, it said ABC history project. I took it to be exactly what they presented to me, history. And that the facts were correct. It turned out not all the facts were correct, and ABC set out trying to heal that problem. In some instances it was too late because we had begun.

HAMMER: Do you feel that anything should be changed in this film?

KEITEL: Yes, I do. This is a tough issue.

HAMMER: Sure.

KEITEL: Because we don`t want to throw the baby out with the bath water. There are also quality issues raised in the film that our citizens should see and should be discussing amongst themselves.

If in putting together certain facts, an untruth evolves from that, then that`s wrong. You can compile certain things as long as the truth remains the truth. You can`t put things together, compress them, and then distort the reality.

HAMMER: The director has said, and this is a quote from the director, "That this is an objective telling of the events of 9/11, not a documentary." Of course, we have seen history dramatized all the time. And there are certain areas where creative license is taken in doing that.

KEITEL: That`s right.

HAMMER: In the case of September 11th, though, do you feel that it is an absolute responsibility that it be factually accurate, even if it is a dramatization?

KEITEL: Absolutely. You cannot cross the line from conflation of events to a distortion of the event, no. Where we have distorted something, we made a mistake, and that can be corrected. It can be corrected by the people getting involved in the story that they are going to see.

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HAMMER: Even before this made headlines, even before former President Bill Clinton asked for the mini-series to be pulled or changed, someone else was already outraged and very vocal about what she says are inaccuracies in "The Path To 9/11" joining me from Washington, D.C., the United States Congress Representative of New York`s 28th District, Democrat Louise Slaughter.

REP. LOUISE SLAUGHTER, (D-NY): Good evening.

HAMMER: Congresswoman, thanks for being with me. I appreciate it.

SLAUGHTER: Pleasure.

HAMMER: So what are you asking ABC and the producers of this of this mini-series to do, in light of these inaccuracies?

SLAUGHTER: I`m really sorry that they did the whole thing. There`s been such a blurring, in America, between fact and fiction, particularly when it comes to government. But 9/11 is an open wound for us and particularly for those us in New York, but they hired a man to write this who has a definite conservative background. They will not share a copy of it with Madeline Albright or Bill Clinton, but they gave it to Rush Limbaugh.

Let me tell you I`m suspicious of the timing.

HAMMER: OK, so you see something partisan going on here.

SLAUGHTER: You bet.

HAMMER: But what do you want to see happen, when ABC does run it, which they are going to.

SLAUGHTER: I would never ask them to take it off because I am a strong supporter of First Amendment. But it needs to have a disclaimer in every single frame, don`t believe this. This is not true. People will tune in and out, they`re going to think this is actual fact. The whole purpose of this is to show that President Clinton could have stopped 9/11 if he had been paying attention.

I talked to Richard Clark at some length yesterday because he did see the film and I have not. He reinforced again what all of us know is that Clinton was very much involved in Osama bin Laden and indeed the talk that he had with President Bush before Bush took over was be careful about Osama bin Laden.

HAMMER: And, in fact, it was in the 9/11 report that Clinton did have his eye on the ball.

SLAUGHTER: Exactly. And also there was no CIA operative,, at all, in Afghanistan. None.

HAMMER: I want to let you know, Congresswoman, ABC has said what they are planning to do. They are going to run a disclaimer four times throughout the series. They are going to run it did the beginning and the end of each night.

SLAUGHTER: That`s not good enough.

HAMMER: You say that`s not enough.

SLAUGHTER: No, of course not.

HAMMER: OK.

SLAUGHTER: People are not going to sit there for hours -- absolutely. And you know the worse thing is they want to share it with school children. Can you believe that?

HAMMER: Quickly -- unfortunately, it may be what people walk away thinking is fact. I want to read you --

SLAUGHTER: Of course they will and it`s too much out from midterm elections and they really do skin a good cat with that.

HAMMER: The timing is a little suspect. I can see where people say that.

SLAUGHTER: It certainly is.

HAMMER: Let me read you quickly from the ABC statement. They say " `The Path to 9/11` is not a documentary of the events leading to 9/11."

SLAUGHTER: But they did say it was.

HAMMER: Let me just finish reading this statement.

"It is a drawn from a variety of sources, including the "9/11 Commission Report, other published materials, and personal interviews. The movie contains fictionalized scenes, composite and representative characters and dialogue, and time compression."

Let me ask you the same question I asked of Harvey Keitel.

SLAUGHTER: OK.

HAMMER: Basically we have seen fictionalized historical events throughout movies and television shows, and they are saying it`s not a documentary, but is there a greater responsibility when it comes to 9/11? Does that raise the bar?

SLAUGHTER: Sure there is. Absolutely. The airwaves belongs to the people of United States as a condition of licensing; they are supposed to work in the public interest. They are defaming live people and to tell you the honest truth, I hope they get sued from here to forever.

HAMMER: Congress woman, I really appreciate you being with us tonight.

SLAUGHTER: You`re welcome.

HAMMER: Louise Slaughter joining us from Washington.

And if you want to judge the mini-series for yours, "The Path to 9/11" will air in two parts, Sunday and Monday night on ABC.

ANDERSON: Now we want to hear from you. It`s our SHOWBIZ TONIGHT question of the day: 9/11 movies -- do they have an obligation to get the facts right? Vote at cnn.com/showbiztonight. And send us e-mail at to this address, showbiztonight@cnn.com.

Well, how do Hollywood moms like Angelina Jolie and Gwen Stephani their baby weight so fast? We will get the secrets of the stars, coming up. We`ll also have this.

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KUMPSCH (through translation): It was very claustrophobic in that small room. I threw water bottles against the walls, or banged against them with my fists so that maybe someone could hear me.

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HAMMER: An amazing story, a girl who was kidnapped and held captive for eight years tells the horrifying story of what happens to her on television. That`s coming up.

Plus, stunning video of a TV reporter attacked while he was on a story. The cameraman caught it all on tape, we`re going to tell you what happened just ahead.

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HAMMER: Tomorrow, was the original TV superman murdered? Tomorrow on the program, Clark Kent`s sidekick from the old Superman TV series, Jimmy Olson, played by Jack Larson. Was Superman George Reeves murdered, really a suicide? A Hollywood mystery tomorrow on SHOWBIZ TONIGHT.

ANDERSON: Janet Jackson is showing off her newly trim body in the new issue of "W" magazine -- and opening up about her rapid weight gain -- and loss. She says she gained 60 pounds for a movie role, but then the film got pushed back, and she lost the weight the old fashioned way -- diet and exercise, with the help of a nutritionist and trainer.

She says reports about her rapid weight loss, including a rumor that she had gastric bypass surgery, really made her angry, because she knows how hard she worked. For more about Janet Jackson, pick up a copy of "W" magazine, on newsstands in New York tomorrow, and nationwide September 22nd.

HAMMER: Have you ever wondered how people like Jennifer Garner and Brooke Shields get back into red carpet shape so fast after having their babies? Maybe you want to know how to do it for yourself. Star secrets on losing baby weight, coming up on SHOWBIZ TONIGHT. We will also have this.

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KELLY PRESTON, ACTRESS: She`s so cute. She looked so much like the two of them. They look so happy. They are beautiful photographs.

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ANDERSON: Kelly Preston, there. You know, now that we have seen pictures of Tom and Katie`s baby we are getting reactions from one of Cruise`s best friends. She has more to say. She is raving about Baby Suri; that`s coming up.

HAMMER: Also, this is truly stunning video. A TV reporter who was attacked while he was on a story and the cameraman, of course, caught it all on tape. We are going to fill you in on exactly what happened coming up SHOWBIZ TONIGHT for Thursday night is coming right back.

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RICHELLE CAREY, HEADLINE NEWS ANCHOR: Hello, everybody. I`m Richelle Carey. Here`s your "Headline Prime Newsbreak".

President Bush is pressing for new tools on what he calls an unprecedented campaign to stop terrorism. He`s asking Congress to give him specific authority for his warrantless wire tapping program and to allow military tribunals for high-profile suspected terrorists.

A new videotape airing on Al Jazeera shows two of the 9/11 hijackers with Osama bin Laden. It also shows one of the planners of the attacks who was one of the 14 high-profile Al Qaeda suspects who had been transferred to Guantanamo Bay to face trial.

The jury is still out on whether New Orleans` Mayor Ray Nagin made good on his campaign promises, as tomorrow marks the first 100 days of his new term. Reports cite fewer flooded cars and Katrina debris, but violent crime has spiked in the area.

And NASA says it is planning to launch Space Shuttle Atlantis Friday morning. It`s mission to the International Space Center has been put on hold several times. So maybe they`ll finally get that done tomorrow.

That`s the news for now. Keep it here. I`m Richelle Carey.

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HAMMER: Welcome back to SHOWBIZ TONIGHT. It is 30 minutes past the hour. I`m A.J. Hammer in New York.

ANDERSON: And I`m Brooke Anderson in Hollywood. This is TV`s provocative entertainment news show.

HAMMER: We told you earlier: Paris Hilton arrested earlier today on suspicion of DUI.

Brooke, is it just me, or if you`ve been working all day without a bite to eat and you go off to a charity event, do you maybe not slam back a margarita before hopping in your car? Or maybe have somebody else drive or get a driver, especially when you`re in the public eye, like Paris Hilton?

ANDERSON: I know, A.J. I`m sure it`s a decision that she regrets. Fortunately, nobody was hurt.

HAMMER: Well all of that aside, coming up: What I hope may be the career ender for Paris, the career that I`m still trying to figure out - a straight-to-DVD movie. And I`ve got a clip that just could end it all for her, I`m thinking. It`s coming up in a few minutes.

ANDERSON: It`s coming up in just a few minutes, A.J.

Also, we`re talking about celebrity moms, A.J. It seems these days Hollywood actresses and celebrities, right after they have their baby, they`re immediately back down to their fighting weight.

HAMMER: How do they do it?

ANDERSON: So how do they do it? We`re going to find out how star moms like Gwyneth Paltrow, Angelina Jolie, Gwen Stefani, how they slim down so quickly. Coming up.

HAMMER: All right, Brooke.

But first tonight, some amazing video. It is absolutely shocking. Take a look at this: it`s a San Diego, California, reporter getting attacked - and as you see, all caught on tape. John Madis (ph) of XE TV was investigating a suspected real estate scam, when as you see, he was brutally attacked by a woman and her husband. First the woman goes nuts, hitting the reporter with a water bottle, splashing water on the camera. And then her husband drives up - he goes nuts, beating Madis up as well, scratching his face. In fact, he even threatened to get a gun.

As you might suspect, both of them were arrested and booked for battery. It is just stunning to see. They are out on bail.

ANDERSON: Imagine now being kept in a small, dark, scary basement with no contact with the outside world for eight years. Sounds like a horrifying movie script, but it was actually a terrifying nightmare for one girl. And now she`s reached deep down to share her frightening story on camera.

Here`s CNN`s Matthew Chance for SHOWBIZ TONIGHT.

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MATTHEW CHANCE, CNN SR. INTERNATIONAL CORRESPONDENT (voice-over): For eight long years she was a terrified hostage. Aged just 10, abducted by a suspected pedophile as she walked to school.

NATASCHA KAMPUSCH, KIDNAP SURVIVOR (through translator): He grabbed me. I tried to scream, but no sound came out. Yes, I was in desperation and very angry. I was upset with myself that I did not change the side of the street and that I did not go to school with my mother in her car. That was awful.

CHANCE: Now a young woman of 18, this is the first time Natascha Kampusch has spoken on camera since her dramatic escape last month, and the suicide of Wolfgang Priklopil soon after, the man who held her captive.

KAMPUSCH (through translator): I was fully aware that my escape would also be his death sentence because he always threatened me with suicide.

CHANCE: This was a kidnapping that shocked Austria. In 1998, police had searched the country, but found no trace of Natascha. All along, she had been held in this tiny underground cell not 10 miles from her home. It had a bed and a toilet and a lot of books, but little else.

KAMPUSCH (through translator): It felt very claustrophobic in that small room. I threw water bottles against the walls or banged against them with my fists so that maybe someone could hear me. I don`t know. It was harrowing, and if he had not taken me up into the house at some point to have a bit more space to move, I think I might have gone crazy.

CHANCE: How long was it, she is asked, before he took you up to the house? Was it years? "No, after a half a year," she said. "Then I was allowed up to wash and to take a bath in the bathroom."

Over the years Priklopil occasionally took Natascha out of the house, into shops, even on a skiing trip. But all the time, Natascha says she was closely watched.

KAMPUSCH (through translator): He was very careful. He barely left my side. He would show signs of panic every time I was more than three centimeters away from him. He always wanted me to walk in front of him and not behind him so he could keep me in view. I couldn`t approach anyone because he threatened to harm them if I spoke with them. He would kill or get rid of them.

CHANCE: And she was so terrified she couldn`t even cry for help, she says.

KAMPUSCH (through translator): For example, the nice ladies in the home improvement stores, they would then ask, Can I help you? And then I would just stand there, completely intimidated and in panic. My heart pounding with problems in my circulation, barely being able to move. I then just had to stand by helplessly while he got rid of the salespeople.

CHANCE: The exact nature of this relationship remains unclear, though police believe there was sexual contact. Natascha is unwilling to discuss this. It`s the future she wants to talk about.

KAMPUSCH (through translator): I want to travel. For instance, go on a cruise with my family. Also, if I pass my Austrian high school graduation diploma, to go on a trip after completion of secondary school. But, of course, not with alcohol and partying, but a nice one. Not a summer splash or an all-inclusive, but, rather, something nice.

CHANCE: Something to make her life feel normal again, now her eight-year nightmare has come to an end.

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ANDERSON: What a brave, brave girl. That was CNN`s Matthew Chance.

Natascha says her since escape, she`s enjoying eating ice cream. And she also says it`s nice to smile at people without being recognized.

HAMMER: SHOWBIZ TONIGHT has your coast-to-coast celeb reaction to the frenzy over Suri Cruise pictures, now available at a newsstand near you. After five months of waiting, and even rumors like, Is there really a baby, it`s a huge spread in the October issue of "Vanity Fair" magazine. We`re talking about 22 pages of Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes and their lovely little girl.

John Travolta`s wife, Kelly Preston, is at a press conference - a press event for her new movie "Broken Bridges." That`s where we caught up with her when she told us that she`s thrilled for her friends and fellow scientologists.

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KELLY PRESTON, ACTRESS: She`s so cute. She looks so much like the two of them, and they look so happy. They`re beautiful photographs. Just gorgeous. And I`m sure a lot of people feel so foolish with all this hoopla, you know, that`s gone on. But they waited for the perfect time, and - and I`m so happy for them.

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HAMMER: Some really funny stuff though coming from talk show host Dick Cavett. I had the chance to sit down with Mr. Cavett, and of course he has interviewed some of the biggest stars over the years. And I asked him if he actually even cared about all the fuss over Baby Suri, and about Tom Cruise dissing prescription drugs that are used to treat depression.

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HAMMER: There`s been just a little bit of buzz recently surrounding the pictures of Tom and Katie`s baby, Suri. What do you make of all that?

DICK CAVETT, TALK SHOW HOST: Cruise, is it?

HAMMER: Yes.

CAVETT: Oh. Film actor.

HAMMER: You might know him from such films as "Mission: Impossible" and "War of the Worlds."

CAVETT: I have never disagreed with Katie Couric on anything in my life, except when she said the other night, the pictures that everybody`s waiting to see. I could go well over three more days without seeing Tom Cruise`s homunculus.

HAMMER: Well, you must have - you know, having - having had bouts with depression - you`ve been very public about it in the past.

CAVETT: Right.

HAMMER: It must have struck you very personally to hear all that he was saying.

CAVETT: Yes. It - it was - it was idiotic of him, and also dangerous. Because there are plenty of people waiting to hear, Don`t take your drugs. There`s a better way - herbal medicine, meditation. All those things have their thing to recommend them. But if the plain, blunt fact that your serotonin level is out of whack, no number of scientologists are going to help.

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HAMMER: By the way, I looked homunculus up in the dictionary. And it means "little person."

Cavett also there, referring to Katie Couric showing those Suri pictures during the very first "CBS Evening News" broadcast earlier this week.

Cavett happens to be hosting a new episode of "The Dick Cavett Show" tonight with legendary funnyman, producer Mel Brooks. And you can also pick up a copy of his new DVD. It`s "Hollywood Greats," featuring some of his best interviews ever. Those are always great to see, and that will be available next Tuesday.

ANDERSON: Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Garner, Brooke Shields, mom who - moms who look great after losing the baby weight. So how do they do it? SHOWBIZ TONIGHT spills their secrets, coming up next.

HAMMER: And oh, not a good day for Paris Hilton: a stunning drunk- driving arrest and a stunningly bad new movie. And I mean bad. We`ve got your first look - may want to make it your last. That`s also coming up.

Plus we`ve got this:

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RON PRICE, DALLAS SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER: It`s not a cultural thing to walk around with your underwear displayed. It`s not even a social problem. It`s a mental problem.

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ANDERSON: Pull your pants up, or someone is going to come down hard on you. Why saggy bottoms are becoming a top concern. "That`s Ridiculous!" and that`s next.

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HAMMER: Welcome back to SHOWBIZ TONIGHT, TV`s most provocative entertainment news show. I`m A.J. Hammer in New York.

And it`s time now for another story that made us say, "That`s Ridiculous!"

Remember a couple years back when stars like Britney Spears started wearing their pants so low you could see their underwear? And in some cases, with some stars, it was really more than we wanted to see?

Well, watch out, guys. Because if one official gets his way, if you pull your pants down, you`ll be pulling out your wallet.

Here`s CNN - CNN`s Ed Lavandera for SHOWBIZ TONIGHT.

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UNIDENTIFIED MALE: I`ve been wearing my pants right here.

ED LAVANDERA, CNN CORRESPONDENT (voice-over): It`s hard out here for a guy wearing baggy pants. Some people just don`t get the fashion statement.

(on camera): Where are they right now?

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: All the way like this.

LAVANDERA: That`s your thighs.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Yes.

LAVANDERA: Where`s your waist?

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Waist is up here.

LAVANDERA: How do you walk?

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Just like this.

LAVANDERA: Slowly?

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Yes.

LAVANDERA (voice-over): Out here wearing them low is called saggin`. To Keith T. (ph), it represents where he came from.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: It`s in our blood. Our daddies do it, grandpas, all of them do it.

LAVANDERA (on camera): Is it comfortable?

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Yes, that`s why we do it, it`s comfortable! We don`t want no tight clothes all up here.

LAVANDERA (voice-over): But this man says pull them up or pay up. Dallas school board member Ron Price wants people who wear their pants so low that you can see their underwear to get a ticket for public lewdness.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Man, you got belt on!

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: It don`t work.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: All right, man.

LAVANDERA: He`s asking the Dallas City Council to make it happen. To him, it`s about respect.

PRICE: It`s not a cultural thing to walk around with your underwear displayed. It`s not even a social problem. It`s a mental problem.

LAVANDERA (on camera): For now, the Dallas City Council is only looking into the idea. Almost half the council members have said the ban is worth considering, but not all are thrilled by it. Some even said the last thing they want to see is a bunch of street cops turned into the fashion police.

(voice-over): Most legal experts agree, legislating taste and fashion has been constitutionally dissed. That`s why some people can dress like this at work. So Keith T says good luck giving him a ticket.

(on camera): Do you think you`re going to get a ticket for showing off your underwear?

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Man, we shouldn`t get no ticket, man. If they give me a ticket, man, really, I`m just going to rip it up. To tell you the truth, I`m just going to rip it up and throw it away.

LAVANDERA (voice-over): But if Dallas does baggy pants, the question then becomes, How high is too high? Remember Steve Urkel?

JALEEL WHITE, ACTOR: All you have to hitch up your pants, bend your knees and stick out your pelvis. I`m telling you, baby, it`s better than Elvis.

LAVANDERA: Not cool.

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HAMMER: That was CNN`s Ed Lavandera for SHOWBIZ TONIGHT. Good to see the important things are being focused on.

We want to bag a law banning baggy pants here at SHOWBIZ TONIGHT. So we say, "That`s Ridiculous!"

ANDERSON: OK, so today, so not hot for Paris Hilton. As we told you earlier, the wannabe singing star was arrested in California for alleged drunk driving. Her publicist insists Paris just had one drink, and had been working nonstop on a music video for her new album, and that she didn`t even have anything to eat.

Well, Paris is never one to shy away from the camera, as we all know - especially when she needs to plug something. And with his potentially serious arrest - we would never suggest the timing here has - was more than a coincidence - but she`s also got a direct-to-DVD movie out about to come out. It`s called "Bottoms Up." Maybe it should be called "Throw Up," because it`s just that bad.

Take a look.

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UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: Ew. Yuck. I`d never date an extra.

PARIS HILTON, ENTERTAINER: Come on. What if he was a nice guy?

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: If he was nice, uh, maybe. But he`d have to have a nice car, and no body hair.

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: My grandfather has a nice car and no body hair.

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: Yes, I know.

(LAUGHTER)

HILTON: You guys are terrible.

Well, I had a guy I like to see (INAUDIBLE) he`s buying lunch.

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: Oh, that is so sweet.

HILTON: (INAUDIBLE) therapist is totally at my (AUDIO GAP). Like, I don`t have better things to do.

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: Bye.

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: Bye.

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: Love you. Mean it.

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ANDERSON: Hate it, we mean it.

Now, if you really must know, "Bottoms Up" is out next week. I`m sure A.J. will be first in line to see that one. Just kidding.

So now that we`ve finally seen Baby Suri Cruise, and all those other recently born beautiful Hollywood babies - but aren`t they all beautiful - you just got to ask, How do Hollywood moms like Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Garner and Brooke Shields lose the weight they gained while pregnant so quickly? The secrets are revealed in the new issue of "People" magazine, hitting newsstands.

And with us tonight here in Hollywood, "People" magazine`s Julie Jordan.

Welcome, Julie. Always good to see you.

JULIE JORDAN, "PEOPLE" MAGAZINE: Hi, Brooke.

ANDERSON: Hi, there.

Let`s talk Angelina Jolie first.

JORDAN: Right.

ANDERSON: It`s been almost four months after the birth of Baby Shiloh. And she looks fantastic.

JORDAN: (INAUDIBLE)

ANDERSON: What`s she doing?

JORDAN: Well, she says running around Maddox and - running around after Maddox and Zahara first of all, so that keeps her really busy. Ultimately, you know, (INAUDIBLE) occasional Pilates class as well. But she`s trying to eat better. She doesn`t deprive herself.

But, you know, her mom`s a former model. So she knows she`s got genetics on her side. But she says it`s about every woman feeling good about themselves, and she for one looks amazing.

ANDERSON: She does look amazing.

Also, Gwyneth Paltrow. Now she gained 40 pounds with her son Moses. She`s not losing this by any traditional methods, is she?

JORDAN: No. She`s kind of doing something a little different, just to lose the last couple of months. She`s cleansing sort of. We`re talking colonics, acupuncture and gluten-free diets. So.

ANDERSON: Ooh.

JORDAN: But it`s working for her, you know? And she already looks amazing. So.

ANDERSON: It - it sounds time consuming, complicated, expensive.

JORDAN: But again, all about what works for her and what she feels good about.

ANDERSON: That`s right.

All right. Let`s talk about Jennifer Garner. She and her husband, Ben Affleck, had beautiful baby Violet.

JORDAN: Right.

ANDERSON: Now she`s not back at work yet. She looks really great though.

JORDAN: Sure. Well, and I think she`s one of those women that we can relate to, because she wanted it to be about Violet at first, not about losing the weight really fast. So she did it moderately - walking, building in slowly with strength training. And then eventually working out four or five days a week. But now she`s back in bikini shape. So she looks really good.

ANDERSON: They do it so quickly! It just blows my mind!

JORDAN: I know. It`s infuriating.

ANDERSON: I know. It`s maddening.

OK. Brooke Shields, she`s the mother of two. She`s got Ronan - and Ronan is 3. And then little Greer.

JORDAN: Right.

ANDERSON: You know, mom of two, and she doesn`t even look like she`s had one baby yet.

JORDAN: No, of course not.

ANDERSON: How does she do it?

JORDAN: Well, I - she`s kind of, like, you know, will take Greer and put her in the baby bjorn (ph) to ask extra weight to, like, walk. So she`s kind of incorporating the kids into her workout.

ANDERSON: Weightlifting with the babies.

JORDAN: Exactly, you know? Doing push-ups with them.

So she says she knows that, you know, her body doesn`t respond the way it used to before she was pregnant. But she`s kind of working with it and going with it.

ANDERSON: Also a former model, so.

JORDAN: You know, it never hurts.

ANDERSON: You know, she`s naturally blessed.

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ANDERSON: OK. Mariska Hargitay just won an Emmy for "Law and Order: SVU."

JORDAN: Right.

ANDERSON: She was at the Emmys. I spoke with her. She was just glowing. And she told you a really funny story about what she wanted to wear to the Emmys, didn`t she?

JORDAN: Right. Well she said that she was going to embrace her pooch (ph). She loved the fact that, you know, she still had her pooch. She had 10 pounds left to go. And she said she wanted to wear a sign with an arrow pointing to it, saying, August, her son, lived here. Which I thought, You know, go with it. And she does. She looked so stunning.

Her mom`s Jane Mansfield. So she.

ANDERSON: Right.

JORDAN: .always embraced her curves. And, you know, she just looks really good.

ANDERSON: Look at her. I don`t think she has 10 more pounds to go.

JORDAN: No. Well, and that`s the thing - she said she was in two dress sizes - she doesn`t look at the scale though. She refuses to get on the scale until she gets down to her, like, non-pregnancy clothes. But she`s already out of all the maternity wear. She`s in transition, but she`s back to being just where she was.

ANDERSON: She looks sensational.

Gwen Stefani - she delivered her son Kingston by C-section.

JORDAN: Right.

ANDERSON: You have to wait longer to begin exercising. But she looks fantastic as well.

JORDAN: Of course. She waited six weeks. Doctor gave the go ahead; she started running again. But she`s always eaten really well - fish, veggies, lots of water. That`s her routine. She`s back on that. And looks like she never had a kid.

ANDERSON: And Jolie Fisher, she gave birth to her second daughter, True Harlow. She gained - what? - 45 pounds.

JORDAN: Right.

ANDERSON: .with this pregnancy. But she`s doing it the old- fashioned way.

JORDAN: Sure. Diet and exercise, low carbs. You know, low fat. She`s working out five days a week on her elliptical machine. She says - still says she has 10 pounds to go. But you know, with the new sitcom, she`s going to be busy. It`s going to fall off. And she looks really great.

ANDERSON: It sounds like most of the people you talked to doing it the healthy way, which is.

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JORDAN: You know, and that`s what you hope for them. They`re - you know, they have nutritionists and trainers to help. But they`re doing it like we have to do it. It`s just hard work and exercise.

ANDERSON: Well, thanks for sharing it with us. Julie Jordan of "People" magazine, always good to see you.

And to read more of those celebrity mommy secrets to losing the baby weight, just pick up a copy of "People" magazine. It hits newsstands tomorrow.

HAMMER: Lindsay Lohan a victim of a $1 million robbery. Her publicist tells SHOWBIZ TONIGHT that Lindsay was robbed at London`s Heathrow Airport today. When she was leaving the airport, she noticed that her very expensive Ermez (ph) bag was missing from her suitcase trolley.

Well, TMZ.com says that the bag reportedly contained more than $1 million in jewelry, and her much-needed asthma medication. Scotland Yard says no suspects yet.

ANDERSON: Bob Dylan has done something he hasn`t done in 30 years: he`s got a No. 1 album. Dylan`s at the top of the Billboard 200 album charts with "Modern Times." It`s also highest-debuting release ever. But critics really love it, as does our executive producer Dave Levine (ph). He loves it. We hear him listening to it all the time, all day long in his office.

By the way, that`s Scarlet Johansson you see in this video. She tells us she never even met Dylan, but would like to have him over for dinner sometime.

HAMMER: A reminder now that SHOWBIZ TONIGHT is now on seven nights a week. TV`s most provocative entertainment news show has arrived on your weekends. So you can join us Monday through Friday and Saturday and Sunday at 11 p.m. Eastern, 8 Pacific.

ANDERSON: Last night, we asked you to vote on our SHOWBIZ TONIGHT "Question of the Day." Those long-awaited pictures of Tom and Katie`s Baby Suri finally out. But, "Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes: Have the media treated them fairly?" Huge response here, and it`s pretty much split down the middle: 51 percent of you say "yes"; but 49 percent of you say "no."

A couple other e-mails we received. Cheryl from Wisconsin writes, "It was their decision that the baby remain unseen. If they felt they were treated unfairly, they have the power to change that."

Eileen from Maryland says, "They brought this on themselves. Other celebs have babies, show pictures and don`t have to deal with all this drama."

Stay with us. SHOWBIZ TONIGHT is coming right back.

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UNIDENTIFIED MALE: ..under, stand by, Brooke. Ready Los Angeles. Open her mike, dissolve 7, go.

ANDERSON: A presidential controversy surrounding a new 9/11 miniseries called "The Path to 9/11." Former President Clinton furious at ABC. He says they`ve got some of the facts wrong.

So we`ve been asking you to vote on tonight`s SHOWBIZ TONIGHT "Question of the Day": "9/11 Movies: Do they have an obligation to get the facts right?" Keep voting at cnn.com/showbiztonight. Write us: showbiztonight@cnn.com. We`re going to read some of your thoughts tomorrow.

HAMMER: And welcome back to SHOWBIZ TONIGHT, TV`s most provocative entertainment news show. I`m A.J. Hammer in New York. This is the part of the program where we find out what is coming up on SHOWBIZ TONIGHT. Let`s roll out that "SHOWBIZ Marquee," shall we?

And tomorrow, as we get into the weekend, Kim Basinger. She`s doing something that she`s never done before. We`re going to find out what. Plus, we got to ask her how she`s dealing with the nasty custody battle over her daughter with ex Alec Baldwin. It`s a revealing interview that you`ll only see on SHOWBIZ TONIGHT with Kim Basinger, tomorrow.

Also, SHOWBIZ TONIGHT asks the shocking question: Was Superman murdered? Tomorrow, Clark Kent`s sidekick from the old Superman TV series, Jimmy Olsen, played by Jack Larson. Was Superman George Reeves` death really a suicide? A Hollywood mystery tomorrow on SHOWBIZ TONIGHT.

That is it for SHOWBIZ TONIGHT. Thanks for watching. I`m A.J. Hammer in New York.

ANDERSON: Have a great night, everyone. I`m Brooke Anderson in Hollywood.

Glenn Beck is coming up next, right after the latest headlines from CNN Headline News.

A.J. HAMMER, HEADLINE NEWS ANCHOR, SHOWBIZ TONIGHT: A kidnap victim held captive for eight years tells her harrowing story on television. I`m A.J. Hammer in New York.

BROOKE ANDERSON, HEADLINE NEWS ANCHOR, SHOWBIZ TONIGHT: And star secrets on how Hollywood moms lose their baby weight so fast. I`m Brooke Anderson in Hollywood. TV`s most provocative entertainment news show starts, right now.

HAMMER (voice over): On SHOWBIZ TONIGHT: Paris -- pulled over. Paris Hilton -- arrested in Hollywood, accused of drunk driving. Let the spin begin!

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: She had not had anything to eat all day. She had one drink.

SHOWBIZ TONIGHT with the inside story of what happened and whether she`s in serious trouble. Tonight, the problems of Paris.

Outrage over a major TV movie about September 11.

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UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Despite all the red flags no one is taking the terrorism serious. Political correctness rules the day.

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HAMMER: Why former President Clinton himself is demanding that a major TV network make some changes or pull the plug. Tonight, the stunning claims the movie makes about some government big wigs. And wait -- even Monica Lewinski is caught in the middle of this.

ANDERSON: Hi, everyone, I`m Brooke Anderson in Hollywood.

HAMMER: I`m A.J. Hammer in New York. Paris Hilton is in a pile of trouble tonight -- with the law! Paris got herself arrested earlier today and she`s blaming it on a margarita -- a single margarita.

ANDERSON: Yeah, let me tell you, A.J., that must have been one strong drink, because the cops did arrest her on suspicion of driving under the influence.

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PARIS HILTON, CELEBRITY: Right now I`m working. I don`t even really go out as much anymore. All work.

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ANDERSON: Paris Hilton may have told SHOWBIZ TONIGHT recently that she doesn`t go out much, but a night out, plus one margarita, and a DUI stop have Paris in hot water. All the press coverage over her latest exploit is for Paris becoming a huge buzz kill.

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HILTON: Everything I do is blown out of proportion.

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ANDERSON: SHOWBIZ TONIGHT went all over Hollywood to bring you the juicy story of how Paris got pinched.

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ANDERSON (voice over): It all happened here at Wilcox and Selma, in Hollywood. Paris was driving her Mercedes here at around 12:30 a.m. when police saw her driving erratically and stopped her. A short time, and a field sobriety test later, Paris was busted.

HARVEY LEVIN, MANAGING EDITOR, TMZ.COM: She took a breathalyzer, blew a .08, which in California is absolutely at the legal limit for being drunk. They arrested her, took her to the station and booked her.

ANDERSON: Paris is saying that all she had to drink that night is just one margarita and that she hadn`t eaten all day. She tells Ryan Seacrest`s radio show she was on her way to a LA burger joint when the cops stopped her.

HILTON: Maybe I was speeding a little bit, and I got pulled over. There was a lot of paparazzi around, so I think they were trying to make a statement. They even said, you know, there`s people watching we don`t want people to think we are giving you special treatment.

ANDERSON (on camera): Paris`s long night continued here, at the LAPD`s Hollywood station where she was booked on suspicion of misdemeanor DUI.

Now, here in Hollywood Paris can`t go to a club, a restaurant, or even a shoe store without paparazzi following her around. So you can only imagine the mob scene once word got out that Paris was arrested.

(Voice over): This video from celebrity website TMZ.com shows photographers snapping away at the police station as Paris` famous sister, Nicky Hilton and Nicky`s boyfriend, Kevin Connolly, HBO show "Entourage", showed up.

Tmz.com Managing Editor Harvey Levin tells SHOWBIZ TONIGHT Paris wasn`t there for that long.

LEVIN: I`m told she was extremely polite. She received no special treatment. The only thing out of the ordinary that was they let her go after an hour and a half, which normally is not the case. They make her stay longer but they did that because the paparazzi were just out of control outside the station.

ANDERSON: Paris was booked, but she didn`t have to post bail and was released on her own recognizance. And her publicist is putting out the word that Paris wasn`t drunk.

ELLIOT MINTZ, PARIS HILTON SPOKESPERSON: Of course, these matters are never to be taken lightly. And it`s unfortunate that she was behind the wheel of a car, even with one drink, and it`s her first offense and hopefully it will never happen again.

ANDERSON: Still, as Paris said on Ryan Seacrest`s radio show, it all could have been worse.

HILTON: They were so nice. Everyone was really nice there.

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: It`s the lead story, it`s before the president.

HILTON: Oh, my goodness. Everything I could is blown out of proportion.

ANDERSON: Paris is probably used to that. Ever since her infamous sex tape was released in 2003, her every deed and misdeed have been covered ad nauseam by the celebrity media. And TMZ`s Harvey Levin says another recent celebrity DUI stop may make trouble for Paris.

LEVIN: I think Paris Hilton, in some ways is a victim of Mel Gibson, because there was so much reporting about Mel Gibson getting special treatment that I think people are going to lean over backwards to make sure that it`s not the perception that that`s what happened with Paris Hilton.

My guess is they may plead this out to a reckless driving count, and she will get some kind of probation.

ANDERSON: So it looks like this latest incident will not end with Paris in prison but it does have a more familiar outcome, Paris in the press.

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ANDERSON: Paris Hilton is expecting to be arraigned on September 28. And don`t go looking for pictures of her mug shots, the LAPD says they will not be releasing it.

HAMMER: Well, you know, with Paris Hilton, it seems to be one thing after another. Adding new meaning to the old line from "Casablanca", "We`ll always have Paris."

And we`ll always have our good friend Harvey Levin, managing editor at TMZ.com, joining us from Glendale, California.

Hello, Harvey.

LEVIN: Hey, A.J.

HAMMER: Man, you could dedicate a whole web site just to these situations, Harvey.

LEVIN: And we have.

HAMMER: Good, that`s good to know.

How serious is this really for Paris? I know she was released and we`re not going to see the mug shot.

LEVIN: Yeah, we`re not going to see the mug shot. She`s not going to jail. Even if she`s charged and convicted of drunk driving, she`s not going to jail. She will get probation.

My guess is, look, this is a marginal case. They probably do need to prosecute her just because of perception on the drunk driving charge. I think it`s going to get plea bargained out probably to reckless driving, A.J.

HAMMER: Let me give you a big news flash here, Harvey, Paris Hilton loves publicity. She`s got a new album out. She`s got a movie coming out. Just this morning, just hours after her arrest, she was on Ryan Seacrest`s radio show talking about her latest ordeal.

Call me a cynic, if you will, Harvey, but I actually think she`s loving this publicity.

LEVIN: You know, I don`t think -- you know, drunk driving is not -- it ain`t murder in this town. I mean, it`s bad, but it`s just not the same. And celebrities, there`s not a blip on the radar screen unless they hurt somebody or act up like Mel Gibson. This is not going to affect her. I`m sure she loves the fact that there`s been an absolute frenzy in this town over her today. It`s kind of who she is.

HAMMER: I think people should be outraged over anyone who gets busted for DUI. You don`t slam down a margarita if you haven`t gotten any rest right before you jump into your car. You just don`t do it. I have a feeling this one is going to just roll off of her.

LEVIN: Yeah, but -- look, if it`s true that all she had was one margarita, I have a feeling there are a lot of people watching you and me right now who are saying, you know, I once did that. It`s not like they are smashed when they are driving, but it`s just kind of like oh, should I have done that? There are probably a lot of people who have does asked that question and still gotten behind the wheel, even though it`s wrong.

HAMMER: Yeah, but when you know you have paparazzi always following you it would seem even more apparent that it is something you don`t do. Now, Harvey, of course it`s not the first time that Paris has gotten in trouble. Although it is the first time she`s actually been arrested.

You might look at this, saying maybe her luck`s run out. Maybe aren`t --what are the chances we are going to actually see a more low-key Paris as a result of this bust?

LEVIN: I would think none. Look, if you`re looking at this in terms of the publicity radar, this was an enormous success for her. I also don`t think she necessarily even, you know, plans this stuff. I think the reason the media is so interested in her is she lives in her own world, and that`s what`s fascinating. And as long as we`re fascinated by that, she`s just going to live in her own world. I don`t think she can live in another world.

HAMMER: Harvey, I want to refer back to something you mentioned in our story that in a way Paris Hilton is kind a victim of all craziness that surrounded Mel Gibson. Is what you`re basically saying that because of what happened to Mel, it`s a much bigger deal now if a celeb is arrested for DUI?

LEVIN: Everybody is just -- you know, the prosecutors and the police they have to know that everybody is watching in a case like that. Even in the report that preceded us, A.J., where everybody was talking about the fact that there were all these paparazzi following her. When the cops saw the paparazzi, they probably realized, heck, you know what, if she`s speeding past us, and we don`t do anything, we`re going to look like crap, so I think they kind of have to jump to action and do something.

HAMMER: I`m still trying to figure out why the heck she`s a celebrity. Harvey Levin from TMZ.com. Thanks so much for being with us, as always.

LEVIN: See you, A.J.

ANDERSON: Katie Couric is two for two. The ratings are in for her second broadcast last night -- and "The CBS Evening News" was first place over NBC`s "Nightly News" and ABC`s "World News". It also was number one on Couric`s debut night. CBS says more than 10 million viewers tuned in for Couric`s second night in the anchor chair.

Outrage over a TV mini series about September 11. Coming up, why President Clinton is demanding that the network make some changes or pull the plug.

We`ll also have this.

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NATASHA KUMPUSCH, KIDNAP VICTIM (through translator): He grabbed me. I tried to scream but no sound came out. Yes, I was in desperation and very angry.

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HAMMER: This is an amazing story. A girl who was kidnapped and held captive for eight years; and she tells the horrifying story of what happened to her on television. That`s coming up.

ANDERSON: All right, take a look at this. Should this fashion statement be banned? We`re going to tell you about an official in Dallas who wants to hand out tickets to people who aware baggy pants. That`s coming up.

But first, tonight`s entertainment weekly "Great American Pop Culture Quiz". In what city was the popular mid 90s TV show "Party of Five" set? Portland, Boston, San Francisco or LA? We will be right back with your answer.

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ANDERSON: Thank you, Charles.

So again, tonight`s entertainment weekly "Great American Pop Culture Quiz". In what city was the popular mid-90s TV show "Party of Five" set? Portland, Boston, San Francisco, or Los Angeles? If you said San Francisco, C, you`re correct.

HAMMER: Welcome back to SHOWBIZ TONIGHT, TV`s most provocative entertainment news show. I`m A.J. Hammer in New York. It is time now for a story that made us say -- "That`s ridiculous!"

Listen to this. A woman in Oklahoma, who is a plus size model, on a porn website, is raising some eyebrows, because it turns out her husband, this woman`s husband is the police chief. That`s right. The mayor of Snyder, Oklahoma, says the chief will keep his job because he really hasn`t broken any laws, but some of the residents say it`s kind of hard to explain to their kids that the chief`s wife is a porno queen.

Brooke, I can understand that.

ANDERSON: I can understand that, too. It would be tough to tell your kids that. You know, some residents are outraged, but then you have the mayor who says this guy has solved more crimes than anyone else ever has in this town. So, tough situation. People disagree.

HAMMER: I`m sure it`s a lovely family. But we still have to say a porno queen with a cop husband, now that`s ridiculous.

ANDERSON: Yes, it is.

HAMMER: Well, there is an uproar tonight over a new ABC mini-series all about September 11th. And even former President Clinton is steamed over this.

Clinton, former Secretary of State Madeline Albright, and former National Security Advisor Sandy Berger have all fired off letters to ABC and the producers of the mini-series, which is called "The Path To 9/11," and starts airing Sunday. They are furious about how the docudrama fictionalizes actual events.

The miniseries is based on the 9/11 Commission Report -- a report the producers said they absolutely relied on to tell the story. The movie, among other things, suggests actually suggests that Clinton was so distracted by the Monica Lewinsky sex scandal, that he dropped the ball in the war on terror and let Osama bin Laden get away. That is not what the 9/11 report says. In fact, it is quite the contrary in the report.

We`ve got a SHOWBIZ TONIGHT exclusive for you tonight. I spoke earlier today with Harvey Keitel, one of the stars of the film. And I asked him if the reported inaccuracies were discussed, and what his thoughts were over the controversy.

HARVEY KEITEL, ACTOR, "THE PATH TO 9/11": Yeah, I had questions about certain events, and material I was give given in "The Path to 9/11" that I did raise questions about. Yes, I had some conflicts there.

HAMMER: How was this met?

KEITEL: With discussion, with argument. When I received the script, it said ABC history project. I took it to be exactly what they presented to me, history. And that the facts were correct. It turned out not all the facts were correct, and ABC set out trying to heal that problem. In some instances it was too late because we had begun.

HAMMER: Do you feel that anything should be changed in this film?

KEITEL: Yes, I do. This is a tough issue.

HAMMER: Sure.

KEITEL: Because we don`t want to throw the baby out with the bath water. There are also quality issues raised in the film that our citizens should see and should be discussing amongst themselves.

If in putting together certain facts, an untruth evolves from that, then that`s wrong. You can compile certain things as long as the truth remains the truth. You can`t put things together, compress them, and then distort the reality.

HAMMER: The director has said, and this is a quote from the director, "That this is an objective telling of the events of 9/11, not a documentary." Of course, we have seen history dramatized all the time. And there are certain areas where creative license is taken in doing that.

KEITEL: That`s right.

HAMMER: In the case of September 11th, though, do you feel that it is an absolute responsibility that it be factually accurate, even if it is a dramatization?

KEITEL: Absolutely. You cannot cross the line from conflation of events to a distortion of the event, no. Where we have distorted something, we made a mistake, and that can be corrected. It can be corrected by the people getting involved in the story that they are going to see.

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HAMMER: Even before this made headlines, even before former President Bill Clinton asked for the mini-series to be pulled or changed, someone else was already outraged and very vocal about what she says are inaccuracies in "The Path To 9/11" joining me from Washington, D.C., the United States Congress Representative of New York`s 28th District, Democrat Louise Slaughter.

REP. LOUISE SLAUGHTER, (D-NY): Good evening.

HAMMER: Congresswoman, thanks for being with me. I appreciate it.

SLAUGHTER: Pleasure.

HAMMER: So what are you asking ABC and the producers of this of this mini-series to do, in light of these inaccuracies?

SLAUGHTER: I`m really sorry that they did the whole thing. There`s been such a blurring, in America, between fact and fiction, particularly when it comes to government. But 9/11 is an open wound for us and particularly for those us in New York, but they hired a man to write this who has a definite conservative background. They will not share a copy of it with Madeline Albright or Bill Clinton, but they gave it to Rush Limbaugh.

Let me tell you I`m suspicious of the timing.

HAMMER: OK, so you see something partisan going on here.

SLAUGHTER: You bet.

HAMMER: But what do you want to see happen, when ABC does run it, which they are going to.

SLAUGHTER: I would never ask them to take it off because I am a strong supporter of First Amendment. But it needs to have a disclaimer in every single frame, don`t believe this. This is not true. People will tune in and out, they`re going to think this is actual fact. The whole purpose of this is to show that President Clinton could have stopped 9/11 if he had been paying attention.

I talked to Richard Clark at some length yesterday because he did see the film and I have not. He reinforced again what all of us know is that Clinton was very much involved in Osama bin Laden and indeed the talk that he had with President Bush before Bush took over was be careful about Osama bin Laden.

HAMMER: And, in fact, it was in the 9/11 report that Clinton did have his eye on the ball.

SLAUGHTER: Exactly. And also there was no CIA operative,, at all, in Afghanistan. None.

HAMMER: I want to let you know, Congresswoman, ABC has said what they are planning to do. They are going to run a disclaimer four times throughout the series. They are going to run it did the beginning and the end of each night.

SLAUGHTER: That`s not good enough.

HAMMER: You say that`s not enough.

SLAUGHTER: No, of course not.

HAMMER: OK.

SLAUGHTER: People are not going to sit there for hours -- absolutely. And you know the worse thing is they want to share it with school children. Can you believe that?

HAMMER: Quickly -- unfortunately, it may be what people walk away thinking is fact. I want to read you --

SLAUGHTER: Of course they will and it`s too much out from midterm elections and they really do skin a good cat with that.

HAMMER: The timing is a little suspect. I can see where people say that.

SLAUGHTER: It certainly is.

HAMMER: Let me read you quickly from the ABC statement. They say " `The Path to 9/11` is not a documentary of the events leading to 9/11."

SLAUGHTER: But they did say it was.

HAMMER: Let me just finish reading this statement.

"It is a drawn from a variety of sources, including the "9/11 Commission Report, other published materials, and personal interviews. The movie contains fictionalized scenes, composite and representative characters and dialogue, and time compression."

Let me ask you the same question I asked of Harvey Keitel.

SLAUGHTER: OK.

HAMMER: Basically we have seen fictionalized historical events throughout movies and television shows, and they are saying it`s not a documentary, but is there a greater responsibility when it comes to 9/11? Does that raise the bar?

SLAUGHTER: Sure there is. Absolutely. The airwaves belongs to the people of United States as a condition of licensing; they are supposed to work in the public interest. They are defaming live people and to tell you the honest truth, I hope they get sued from here to forever.

HAMMER: Congress woman, I really appreciate you being with us tonight.

SLAUGHTER: You`re welcome.

HAMMER: Louise Slaughter joining us from Washington.

And if you want to judge the mini-series for yours, "The Path to 9/11" will air in two parts, Sunday and Monday night on ABC.

ANDERSON: Now we want to hear from you. It`s our SHOWBIZ TONIGHT question of the day: 9/11 movies -- do they have an obligation to get the facts right? Vote at cnn.com/showbiztonight. And send us e-mail at to this address, showbiztonight@cnn.com.

Well, how do Hollywood moms like Angelina Jolie and Gwen Stephani their baby weight so fast? We will get the secrets of the stars, coming up. We`ll also have this.

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KUMPSCH (through translation): It was very claustrophobic in that small room. I threw water bottles against the walls, or banged against them with my fists so that maybe someone could hear me.

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HAMMER: An amazing story, a girl who was kidnapped and held captive for eight years tells the horrifying story of what happens to her on television. That`s coming up.

Plus, stunning video of a TV reporter attacked while he was on a story. The cameraman caught it all on tape, we`re going to tell you what happened just ahead.

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HAMMER: Tomorrow, was the original TV superman murdered? Tomorrow on the program, Clark Kent`s sidekick from the old Superman TV series, Jimmy Olson, played by Jack Larson. Was Superman George Reeves murdered, really a suicide? A Hollywood mystery tomorrow on SHOWBIZ TONIGHT.

ANDERSON: Janet Jackson is showing off her newly trim body in the new issue of "W" magazine -- and opening up about her rapid weight gain -- and loss. She says she gained 60 pounds for a movie role, but then the film got pushed back, and she lost the weight the old fashioned way -- diet and exercise, with the help of a nutritionist and trainer.

She says reports about her rapid weight loss, including a rumor that she had gastric bypass surgery, really made her angry, because she knows how hard she worked. For more about Janet Jackson, pick up a copy of "W" magazine, on newsstands in New York tomorrow, and nationwide September 22nd.

HAMMER: Have you ever wondered how people like Jennifer Garner and Brooke Shields get back into red carpet shape so fast after having their babies? Maybe you want to know how to do it for yourself. Star secrets on losing baby weight, coming up on SHOWBIZ TONIGHT. We will also have this.

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KELLY PRESTON, ACTRESS: She`s so cute. She looked so much like the two of them. They look so happy. They are beautiful photographs.

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ANDERSON: Kelly Preston, there. You know, now that we have seen pictures of Tom and Katie`s baby we are getting reactions from one of Cruise`s best friends. She has more to say. She is raving about Baby Suri; that`s coming up.

HAMMER: Also, this is truly stunning video. A TV reporter who was attacked while he was on a story and the cameraman, of course, caught it all on tape. We are going to fill you in on exactly what happened coming up SHOWBIZ TONIGHT for Thursday night is coming right back.

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RICHELLE CAREY, HEADLINE NEWS ANCHOR: Hello, everybody. I`m Richelle Carey. Here`s your "Headline Prime Newsbreak".

President Bush is pressing for new tools on what he calls an unprecedented campaign to stop terrorism. He`s asking Congress to give him specific authority for his warrantless wire tapping program and to allow military tribunals for high-profile suspected terrorists.

A new videotape airing on Al Jazeera shows two of the 9/11 hijackers with Osama bin Laden. It also shows one of the planners of the attacks who was one of the 14 high-profile Al Qaeda suspects who had been transferred to Guantanamo Bay to face trial.

The jury is still out on whether New Orleans` Mayor Ray Nagin made good on his campaign promises, as tomorrow marks the first 100 days of his new term. Reports cite fewer flooded cars and Katrina debris, but violent crime has spiked in the area.

And NASA says it is planning to launch Space Shuttle Atlantis Friday morning. It`s mission to the International Space Center has been put on hold several times. So maybe they`ll finally get that done tomorrow.

That`s the news for now. Keep it here. I`m Richelle Carey.

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HAMMER: Welcome back to SHOWBIZ TONIGHT. It is 30 minutes past the hour. I`m A.J. Hammer in New York.

ANDERSON: And I`m Brooke Anderson in Hollywood. This is TV`s provocative entertainment news show.

HAMMER: We told you earlier: Paris Hilton arrested earlier today on suspicion of DUI.

Brooke, is it just me, or if you`ve been working all day without a bite to eat and you go off to a charity event, do you maybe not slam back a margarita before hopping in your car? Or maybe have somebody else drive or get a driver, especially when you`re in the public eye, like Paris Hilton?

ANDERSON: I know, A.J. I`m sure it`s a decision that she regrets. Fortunately, nobody was hurt.

HAMMER: Well all of that aside, coming up: What I hope may be the career ender for Paris, the career that I`m still trying to figure out - a straight-to-DVD movie. And I`ve got a clip that just could end it all for her, I`m thinking. It`s coming up in a few minutes.

ANDERSON: It`s coming up in just a few minutes, A.J.

Also, we`re talking about celebrity moms, A.J. It seems these days Hollywood actresses and celebrities, right after they have their baby, they`re immediately back down to their fighting weight.

HAMMER: How do they do it?

ANDERSON: So how do they do it? We`re going to find out how star moms like Gwyneth Paltrow, Angelina Jolie, Gwen Stefani, how they slim down so quickly. Coming up.

HAMMER: All right, Brooke.

But first tonight, some amazing video. It is absolutely shocking. Take a look at this: it`s a San Diego, California, reporter getting attacked - and as you see, all caught on tape. John Madis (ph) of XE TV was investigating a suspected real estate scam, when as you see, he was brutally attacked by a woman and her husband. First the woman goes nuts, hitting the reporter with a water bottle, splashing water on the camera. And then her husband drives up - he goes nuts, beating Madis up as well, scratching his face. In fact, he even threatened to get a gun.

As you might suspect, both of them were arrested and booked for battery. It is just stunning to see. They are out on bail.

ANDERSON: Imagine now being kept in a small, dark, scary basement with no contact with the outside world for eight years. Sounds like a horrifying movie script, but it was actually a terrifying nightmare for one girl. And now she`s reached deep down to share her frightening story on camera.

Here`s CNN`s Matthew Chance for SHOWBIZ TONIGHT.

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MATTHEW CHANCE, CNN SR. INTERNATIONAL CORRESPONDENT (voice-over): For eight long years she was a terrified hostage. Aged just 10, abducted by a suspected pedophile as she walked to school.

NATASCHA KAMPUSCH, KIDNAP SURVIVOR (through translator): He grabbed me. I tried to scream, but no sound came out. Yes, I was in desperation and very angry. I was upset with myself that I did not change the side of the street and that I did not go to school with my mother in her car. That was awful.

CHANCE: Now a young woman of 18, this is the first time Natascha Kampusch has spoken on camera since her dramatic escape last month, and the suicide of Wolfgang Priklopil soon after, the man who held her captive.

KAMPUSCH (through translator): I was fully aware that my escape would also be his death sentence because he always threatened me with suicide.

CHANCE: This was a kidnapping that shocked Austria. In 1998, police had searched the country, but found no trace of Natascha. All along, she had been held in this tiny underground cell not 10 miles from her home. It had a bed and a toilet and a lot of books, but little else.

KAMPUSCH (through translator): It felt very claustrophobic in that small room. I threw water bottles against the walls or banged against them with my fists so that maybe someone could hear me. I don`t know. It was harrowing, and if he had not taken me up into the house at some point to have a bit more space to move, I think I might have gone crazy.

CHANCE: How long was it, she is asked, before he took you up to the house? Was it years? "No, after a half a year," she said. "Then I was allowed up to wash and to take a bath in the bathroom."

Over the years Priklopil occasionally took Natascha out of the house, into shops, even on a skiing trip. But all the time, Natascha says she was closely watched.

KAMPUSCH (through translator): He was very careful. He barely left my side. He would show signs of panic every time I was more than three centimeters away from him. He always wanted me to walk in front of him and not behind him so he could keep me in view. I couldn`t approach anyone because he threatened to harm them if I spoke with them. He would kill or get rid of them.

CHANCE: And she was so terrified she couldn`t even cry for help, she says.

KAMPUSCH (through translator): For example, the nice ladies in the home improvement stores, they would then ask, Can I help you? And then I would just stand there, completely intimidated and in panic. My heart pounding with problems in my circulation, barely being able to move. I then just had to stand by helplessly while he got rid of the salespeople.

CHANCE: The exact nature of this relationship remains unclear, though police believe there was sexual contact. Natascha is unwilling to discuss this. It`s the future she wants to talk about.

KAMPUSCH (through translator): I want to travel. For instance, go on a cruise with my family. Also, if I pass my Austrian high school graduation diploma, to go on a trip after completion of secondary school. But, of course, not with alcohol and partying, but a nice one. Not a summer splash or an all-inclusive, but, rather, something nice.

CHANCE: Something to make her life feel normal again, now her eight-year nightmare has come to an end.

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ANDERSON: What a brave, brave girl. That was CNN`s Matthew Chance.

Natascha says her since escape, she`s enjoying eating ice cream. And she also says it`s nice to smile at people without being recognized.

HAMMER: SHOWBIZ TONIGHT has your coast-to-coast celeb reaction to the frenzy over Suri Cruise pictures, now available at a newsstand near you. After five months of waiting, and even rumors like, Is there really a baby, it`s a huge spread in the October issue of "Vanity Fair" magazine. We`re talking about 22 pages of Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes and their lovely little girl.

John Travolta`s wife, Kelly Preston, is at a press conference - a press event for her new movie "Broken Bridges." That`s where we caught up with her when she told us that she`s thrilled for her friends and fellow scientologists.

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KELLY PRESTON, ACTRESS: She`s so cute. She looks so much like the two of them, and they look so happy. They`re beautiful photographs. Just gorgeous. And I`m sure a lot of people feel so foolish with all this hoopla, you know, that`s gone on. But they waited for the perfect time, and - and I`m so happy for them.

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HAMMER: Some really funny stuff though coming from talk show host Dick Cavett. I had the chance to sit down with Mr. Cavett, and of course he has interviewed some of the biggest stars over the years. And I asked him if he actually even cared about all the fuss over Baby Suri, and about Tom Cruise dissing prescription drugs that are used to treat depression.

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HAMMER: There`s been just a little bit of buzz recently surrounding the pictures of Tom and Katie`s baby, Suri. What do you make of all that?

DICK CAVETT, TALK SHOW HOST: Cruise, is it?

HAMMER: Yes.

CAVETT: Oh. Film actor.

HAMMER: You might know him from such films as "Mission: Impossible" and "War of the Worlds."

CAVETT: I have never disagreed with Katie Couric on anything in my life, except when she said the other night, the pictures that everybody`s waiting to see. I could go well over three more days without seeing Tom Cruise`s homunculus.

HAMMER: Well, you must have - you know, having - having had bouts with depression - you`ve been very public about it in the past.

CAVETT: Right.

HAMMER: It must have struck you very personally to hear all that he was saying.

CAVETT: Yes. It - it was - it was idiotic of him, and also dangerous. Because there are plenty of people waiting to hear, Don`t take your drugs. There`s a better way - herbal medicine, meditation. All those things have their thing to recommend them. But if the plain, blunt fact that your serotonin level is out of whack, no number of scientologists are going to help.

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HAMMER: By the way, I looked homunculus up in the dictionary. And it means "little person."

Cavett also there, referring to Katie Couric showing those Suri pictures during the very first "CBS Evening News" broadcast earlier this week.

Cavett happens to be hosting a new episode of "The Dick Cavett Show" tonight with legendary funnyman, producer Mel Brooks. And you can also pick up a copy of his new DVD. It`s "Hollywood Greats," featuring some of his best interviews ever. Those are always great to see, and that will be available next Tuesday.

ANDERSON: Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Garner, Brooke Shields, mom who - moms who look great after losing the baby weight. So how do they do it? SHOWBIZ TONIGHT spills their secrets, coming up next.

HAMMER: And oh, not a good day for Paris Hilton: a stunning drunk- driving arrest and a stunningly bad new movie. And I mean bad. We`ve got your first look - may want to make it your last. That`s also coming up.

Plus we`ve got this:

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RON PRICE, DALLAS SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER: It`s not a cultural thing to walk around with your underwear displayed. It`s not even a social problem. It`s a mental problem.

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ANDERSON: Pull your pants up, or someone is going to come down hard on you. Why saggy bottoms are becoming a top concern. "That`s Ridiculous!" and that`s next.

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HAMMER: Welcome back to SHOWBIZ TONIGHT, TV`s most provocative entertainment news show. I`m A.J. Hammer in New York.

And it`s time now for another story that made us say, "That`s Ridiculous!"

Remember a couple years back when stars like Britney Spears started wearing their pants so low you could see their underwear? And in some cases, with some stars, it was really more than we wanted to see?

Well, watch out, guys. Because if one official gets his way, if you pull your pants down, you`ll be pulling out your wallet.

Here`s CNN - CNN`s Ed Lavandera for SHOWBIZ TONIGHT.

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UNIDENTIFIED MALE: I`ve been wearing my pants right here.

ED LAVANDERA, CNN CORRESPONDENT (voice-over): It`s hard out here for a guy wearing baggy pants. Some people just don`t get the fashion statement.

(on camera): Where are they right now?

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: All the way like this.

LAVANDERA: That`s your thighs.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Yes.

LAVANDERA: Where`s your waist?

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Waist is up here.

LAVANDERA: How do you walk?

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Just like this.

LAVANDERA: Slowly?

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Yes.

LAVANDERA (voice-over): Out here wearing them low is called saggin`. To Keith T. (ph), it represents where he came from.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: It`s in our blood. Our daddies do it, grandpas, all of them do it.

LAVANDERA (on camera): Is it comfortable?

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Yes, that`s why we do it, it`s comfortable! We don`t want no tight clothes all up here.

LAVANDERA (voice-over): But this man says pull them up or pay up. Dallas school board member Ron Price wants people who wear their pants so low that you can see their underwear to get a ticket for public lewdness.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Man, you got belt on!

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: It don`t work.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: All right, man.

LAVANDERA: He`s asking the Dallas City Council to make it happen. To him, it`s about respect.

PRICE: It`s not a cultural thing to walk around with your underwear displayed. It`s not even a social problem. It`s a mental problem.

LAVANDERA (on camera): For now, the Dallas City Council is only looking into the idea. Almost half the council members have said the ban is worth considering, but not all are thrilled by it. Some even said the last thing they want to see is a bunch of street cops turned into the fashion police.

(voice-over): Most legal experts agree, legislating taste and fashion has been constitutionally dissed. That`s why some people can dress like this at work. So Keith T says good luck giving him a ticket.

(on camera): Do you think you`re going to get a ticket for showing off your underwear?

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Man, we shouldn`t get no ticket, man. If they give me a ticket, man, really, I`m just going to rip it up. To tell you the truth, I`m just going to rip it up and throw it away.

LAVANDERA (voice-over): But if Dallas does baggy pants, the question then becomes, How high is too high? Remember Steve Urkel?

JALEEL WHITE, ACTOR: All you have to hitch up your pants, bend your knees and stick out your pelvis. I`m telling you, baby, it`s better than Elvis.

LAVANDERA: Not cool.

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HAMMER: That was CNN`s Ed Lavandera for SHOWBIZ TONIGHT. Good to see the important things are being focused on.

We want to bag a law banning baggy pants here at SHOWBIZ TONIGHT. So we say, "That`s Ridiculous!"

ANDERSON: OK, so today, so not hot for Paris Hilton. As we told you earlier, the wannabe singing star was arrested in California for alleged drunk driving. Her publicist insists Paris just had one drink, and had been working nonstop on a music video for her new album, and that she didn`t even have anything to eat.

Well, Paris is never one to shy away from the camera, as we all know - especially when she needs to plug something. And with his potentially serious arrest - we would never suggest the timing here has - was more than a coincidence - but she`s also got a direct-to-DVD movie out about to come out. It`s called "Bottoms Up." Maybe it should be called "Throw Up," because it`s just that bad.

Take a look.

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UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: Ew. Yuck. I`d never date an extra.

PARIS HILTON, ENTERTAINER: Come on. What if he was a nice guy?

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: If he was nice, uh, maybe. But he`d have to have a nice car, and no body hair.

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: My grandfather has a nice car and no body hair.

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: Yes, I know.

(LAUGHTER)

HILTON: You guys are terrible.

Well, I had a guy I like to see (INAUDIBLE) he`s buying lunch.

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: Oh, that is so sweet.

HILTON: (INAUDIBLE) therapist is totally at my (AUDIO GAP). Like, I don`t have better things to do.

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: Bye.

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: Bye.

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: Love you. Mean it.

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ANDERSON: Hate it, we mean it.

Now, if you really must know, "Bottoms Up" is out next week. I`m sure A.J. will be first in line to see that one. Just kidding.

So now that we`ve finally seen Baby Suri Cruise, and all those other recently born beautiful Hollywood babies - but aren`t they all beautiful - you just got to ask, How do Hollywood moms like Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Garner and Brooke Shields lose the weight they gained while pregnant so quickly? The secrets are revealed in the new issue of "People" magazine, hitting newsstands.

And with us tonight here in Hollywood, "People" magazine`s Julie Jordan.

Welcome, Julie. Always good to see you.

JULIE JORDAN, "PEOPLE" MAGAZINE: Hi, Brooke.

ANDERSON: Hi, there.

Let`s talk Angelina Jolie first.

JORDAN: Right.

ANDERSON: It`s been almost four months after the birth of Baby Shiloh. And she looks fantastic.

JORDAN: (INAUDIBLE)

ANDERSON: What`s she doing?

JORDAN: Well, she says running around Maddox and - running around after Maddox and Zahara first of all, so that keeps her really busy. Ultimately, you know, (INAUDIBLE) occasional Pilates class as well. But she`s trying to eat better. She doesn`t deprive herself.

But, you know, her mom`s a former model. So she knows she`s got genetics on her side. But she says it`s about every woman feeling good about themselves, and she for one looks amazing.

ANDERSON: She does look amazing.

Also, Gwyneth Paltrow. Now she gained 40 pounds with her son Moses. She`s not losing this by any traditional methods, is she?

JORDAN: No. She`s kind of doing something a little different, just to lose the last couple of months. She`s cleansing sort of. We`re talking colonics, acupuncture and gluten-free diets. So.

ANDERSON: Ooh.

JORDAN: But it`s working for her, you know? And she already looks amazing. So.

ANDERSON: It - it sounds time consuming, complicated, expensive.

JORDAN: But again, all about what works for her and what she feels good about.

ANDERSON: That`s right.

All right. Let`s talk about Jennifer Garner. She and her husband, Ben Affleck, had beautiful baby Violet.

JORDAN: Right.

ANDERSON: Now she`s not back at work yet. She looks really great though.

JORDAN: Sure. Well, and I think she`s one of those women that we can relate to, because she wanted it to be about Violet at first, not about losing the weight really fast. So she did it moderately - walking, building in slowly with strength training. And then eventually working out four or five days a week. But now she`s back in bikini shape. So she looks really good.

ANDERSON: They do it so quickly! It just blows my mind!

JORDAN: I know. It`s infuriating.

ANDERSON: I know. It`s maddening.

OK. Brooke Shields, she`s the mother of two. She`s got Ronan - and Ronan is 3. And then little Greer.

JORDAN: Right.

ANDERSON: You know, mom of two, and she doesn`t even look like she`s had one baby yet.

JORDAN: No, of course not.

ANDERSON: How does she do it?

JORDAN: Well, I - she`s kind of, like, you know, will take Greer and put her in the baby bjorn (ph) to ask extra weight to, like, walk. So she`s kind of incorporating the kids into her workout.

ANDERSON: Weightlifting with the babies.

JORDAN: Exactly, you know? Doing push-ups with them.

So she says she knows that, you know, her body doesn`t respond the way it used to before she was pregnant. But she`s kind of working with it and going with it.

ANDERSON: Also a former model, so.

JORDAN: You know, it never hurts.

ANDERSON: You know, she`s naturally blessed.

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ANDERSON: OK. Mariska Hargitay just won an Emmy for "Law and Order: SVU."

JORDAN: Right.

ANDERSON: She was at the Emmys. I spoke with her. She was just glowing. And she told you a really funny story about what she wanted to wear to the Emmys, didn`t she?

JORDAN: Right. Well she said that she was going to embrace her pooch (ph). She loved the fact that, you know, she still had her pooch. She had 10 pounds left to go. And she said she wanted to wear a sign with an arrow pointing to it, saying, August, her son, lived here. Which I thought, You know, go with it. And she does. She looked so stunning.

Her mom`s Jane Mansfield. So she.

ANDERSON: Right.

JORDAN: .always embraced her curves. And, you know, she just looks really good.

ANDERSON: Look at her. I don`t think she has 10 more pounds to go.

JORDAN: No. Well, and that`s the thing - she said she was in two dress sizes - she doesn`t look at the scale though. She refuses to get on the scale until she gets down to her, like, non-pregnancy clothes. But she`s already out of all the maternity wear. She`s in transition, but she`s back to being just where she was.

ANDERSON: She looks sensational.

Gwen Stefani - she delivered her son Kingston by C-section.

JORDAN: Right.

ANDERSON: You have to wait longer to begin exercising. But she looks fantastic as well.

JORDAN: Of course. She waited six weeks. Doctor gave the go ahead; she started running again. But she`s always eaten really well - fish, veggies, lots of water. That`s her routine. She`s back on that. And looks like she never had a kid.

ANDERSON: And Jolie Fisher, she gave birth to her second daughter, True Harlow. She gained - what? - 45 pounds.

JORDAN: Right.

ANDERSON: .with this pregnancy. But she`s doing it the old- fashioned way.

JORDAN: Sure. Diet and exercise, low carbs. You know, low fat. She`s working out five days a week on her elliptical machine. She says - still says she has 10 pounds to go. But you know, with the new sitcom, she`s going to be busy. It`s going to fall off. And she looks really great.

ANDERSON: It sounds like most of the people you talked to doing it the healthy way, which is.

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JORDAN: You know, and that`s what you hope for them. They`re - you know, they have nutritionists and trainers to help. But they`re doing it like we have to do it. It`s just hard work and exercise.

ANDERSON: Well, thanks for sharing it with us. Julie Jordan of "People" magazine, always good to see you.

And to read more of those celebrity mommy secrets to losing the baby weight, just pick up a copy of "People" magazine. It hits newsstands tomorrow.

HAMMER: Lindsay Lohan a victim of a $1 million robbery. Her publicist tells SHOWBIZ TONIGHT that Lindsay was robbed at London`s Heathrow Airport today. When she was leaving the airport, she noticed that her very expensive Ermez (ph) bag was missing from her suitcase trolley.

Well, TMZ.com says that the bag reportedly contained more than $1 million in jewelry, and her much-needed asthma medication. Scotland Yard says no suspects yet.

ANDERSON: Bob Dylan has done something he hasn`t done in 30 years: he`s got a No. 1 album. Dylan`s at the top of the Billboard 200 album charts with "Modern Times." It`s also highest-debuting release ever. But critics really love it, as does our executive producer Dave Levine (ph). He loves it. We hear him listening to it all the time, all day long in his office.

By the way, that`s Scarlet Johansson you see in this video. She tells us she never even met Dylan, but would like to have him over for dinner sometime.

HAMMER: A reminder now that SHOWBIZ TONIGHT is now on seven nights a week. TV`s most provocative entertainment news show has arrived on your weekends. So you can join us Monday through Friday and Saturday and Sunday at 11 p.m. Eastern, 8 Pacific.

ANDERSON: Last night, we asked you to vote on our SHOWBIZ TONIGHT "Question of the Day." Those long-awaited pictures of Tom and Katie`s Baby Suri finally out. But, "Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes: Have the media treated them fairly?" Huge response here, and it`s pretty much split down the middle: 51 percent of you say "yes"; but 49 percent of you say "no."

A couple other e-mails we received. Cheryl from Wisconsin writes, "It was their decision that the baby remain unseen. If they felt they were treated unfairly, they have the power to change that."

Eileen from Maryland says, "They brought this on themselves. Other celebs have babies, show pictures and don`t have to deal with all this drama."

Stay with us. SHOWBIZ TONIGHT is coming right back.

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ANDERSON: A presidential controversy surrounding a new 9/11 miniseries called "The Path to 9/11." Former President Clinton furious at ABC. He says they`ve got some of the facts wrong.

So we`ve been asking you to vote on tonight`s SHOWBIZ TONIGHT "Question of the Day": "9/11 Movies: Do they have an obligation to get the facts right?" Keep voting at cnn.com/showbiztonight. Write us: showbiztonight@cnn.com. We`re going to read some of your thoughts tomorrow.

HAMMER: And welcome back to SHOWBIZ TONIGHT, TV`s most provocative entertainment news show. I`m A.J. Hammer in New York. This is the part of the program where we find out what is coming up on SHOWBIZ TONIGHT. Let`s roll out that "SHOWBIZ Marquee," shall we?

And tomorrow, as we get into the weekend, Kim Basinger. She`s doing something that she`s never done before. We`re going to find out what. Plus, we got to ask her how she`s dealing with the nasty custody battle over her daughter with ex Alec Baldwin. It`s a revealing interview that you`ll only see on SHOWBIZ TONIGHT with Kim Basinger, tomorrow.

Also, SHOWBIZ TONIGHT asks the shocking question: Was Superman murdered? Tomorrow, Clark Kent`s sidekick from the old Superman TV series, Jimmy Olsen, played by Jack Larson. Was Superman George Reeves` death really a suicide? A Hollywood mystery tomorrow on SHOWBIZ TONIGHT.

That is it for SHOWBIZ TONIGHT. Thanks for watching. I`m A.J. Hammer in New York.

ANDERSON: Have a great night, everyone. I`m Brooke Anderson in Hollywood.

Glenn Beck is coming up next, right after the latest headlines from CNN Headline News.

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