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Death of 'Screech' Points to New Trend in Lung Cancer

The makeup of the statistical pie is changing

(Newser) - When actor Dustin Diamond—aka "Screech"— died of lung cancer this week, it illustrated something showing up more and more in cancer stats: The 44-year-old had never smoked, reports Health.com . As a deep dive into the issue by Sharon Begley at STAT News makes clear, smoking is...

Bayside High Says Goodbye to Screech

Mario Lopez, Mark-Paul Gosselaar react to death of 'Saved by the Bell' co-star Dustin Diamond

(Newser) - As news of Dustin Diamond's Monday death settles in, his former co-stars from Saved by the Bell are paying tribute, per USA Today . "Dustin, you will be missed my man," Mario Lopez, who played AC Slater on the '90s sitcom, posted online to the guy best...

Dustin Diamond Dies Weeks After Lung Cancer Diagnosis
Dustin Diamond Dies
of Cancer at Age 44

Dustin Diamond Dies of Cancer at Age 44

Actor best known as 'Screech' revealed his diagnosis in January

(Newser) - Dustin Diamond has died at age 44, reports TMZ , news that comes fewer than three weeks after he went public with a stage 4 lung cancer diagnosis . A rep told TMZ the actor, best known for playing Saved by the Bell's Samuel "Screech" Powers, died Monday morning. CNN...

Saved by the Bell Stars React to Dustin Diamond's Cancer News

Mario Lopez, Tiffani Thiessen send well wishes to former co-star 'Screech'

(Newser) - The news of Dustin Diamond's stage 4 cancer is making the rounds, and some former colleagues are now offering up their good wishes. On Thursday, People magazine put up an Instagram post with news of Diamond's diagnosis, and fans flooded the comments with good thoughts for the 44-year-old...

A 'Huge Lump,' Then Serious News for Dustin Diamond

'Saved by the Bell' has been diagnosed with stage 4 cancer, his team confirms

(Newser) - Dustin Diamond hadn't been feeling well lately, complete with a "huge lump" on his throat, and he decided to check himself into a Florida hospital this week. Now, sobering news for the 44-year-old Saved by the Bell star: His team confirms to Rolling Stone and People that he...

'Screech' Reports to Jail Over Stabbing

'Saved by the Bell' star begins a 4-month stint

(Newser) - If you want to see Dustin Diamond these days, you have two options: Track down some Saved by the Bell reruns, or head over to the Ozaukee County jail in Wisconsin during visiting hours. That's where Diamond, who played Screech on the popular '90s sitcom, will be spending...

'Screech' Gets 4 Months in Jail for Bar Fight

'Misty-eyed' Dustin Diamond is sentenced

(Newser) - Dustin Diamond, perhaps better known as Saved by the Bell's Screech, was sentenced by a Wisconsin judge today to four months in jail for a barroom stabbing. Judge Paul Malloy also sentenced Diamond to 15 months' probation and ordered him to report to jail Sunday. Diamond was convicted earlier...

'Screech' Is (a Little) Guilty in Stabbing

Dustin Diamond cleared of felony in bar fight but guilty of misdemeanors

(Newser) - "Screech" has been found guilty in a bar stabbing , but not as guilty as he could have been. A Wisconsin jury last night cleared Saved by the Bell actor Dustin Diamond of a felony charge but convicted him of two misdemeanors, reports AP . The 38-year-old is guilty of carrying...

Before Screech's Bar Fight, Smirnoff Ice Drama
Before Screech's Bar Fight, Smirnoff Ice Drama
prosecutors say

Before Screech's Bar Fight, Smirnoff Ice Drama

Dustin Diamond tried to 'ice' someone, prosecutors say

(Newser) - Wondering what in the world got Dustin Diamond, aka Screech from Saved by the Bell, so mad the night he allegedly got into a crazy bar fight ? Apparently, Smirnoff Ice started it all. That's the drink that prosecutors say Diamond bought for a fellow patron at Wisconsin's...

'Screech' Charged in Wisconsin Bar Stabbing

Bail set at $10K for 'Saved by the Bell' star Dustin Diamond, who claims self-defense

(Newser) - The misadventures of Screech don't take a break during the holidays. Dustin Diamond, known for playing the geeky character on "Saved by the Bell," was arrested early this morning after a man was stabbed in a Wisconsin bar with a switchblade, the AP reports. Diamond was charged...

This Is Real: Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Movie

We're so excited! We're so excited! We're so scared

(Newser) - Children of the '80s who grew up loving Saved by the Bell, we have figured out your Labor Day plans: You are going to stay home and watch The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story on Lifetime at 9pm ET. The movie features actors portraying the Saved by the ...

11 Sex Tapes You Should Skip

That's about as much of Danielle Staub's O-face as you want to see

(Newser) - Danielle Staub’s sex tape is out Monday, but the Daily Beast highly recommends you skip watching it. Ten more sex tapes none of us ever wanted to see:
  • Dustin Diamond: His too-gross-for-words sex tape, Screeched, is also—appropriately enough—known as Saved by the Smell. If you don’t

Screech About to Lose Home
 Screech About to Lose Home 
celeb foreclosures

Screech About to Lose Home

Dustin Diamond more than $290K behind

(Newser) - Poor Dustin Diamond must not have made a lot of money off his Saved by the Bell tell-all , because he’s about to lose his house. Wells Fargo wants to foreclose on his Wisconsin property because he’s more than $290,000 behind on his mortgage, TMZ reports. The last...

Kate Gosselin on Dancing With the Stars and 8 More Reality TV Temper Tantrums

 Nine Best 
 Reality TV 
 Hissy Fits 
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Nine Best Reality TV Hissy Fits

Kate Gosselin isn't even the worst

(Newser) - Kate Gosselin is the latest in a long line of “celebrities” throwing temper tantrums on national television. E! rounds up eight more reality show meltdowns—watch the videos in the gallery:
  • Kenley Collins, Project Runway: She flips out when judges say her final creation looks like a “pink

11 Scandals From Saved by the Bell Tell-All

 11 Scandals From 
 Saved by the Bell 
dustin dishes dirt

11 Scandals From Saved by the Bell Tell-All

Dustin Diamond's 'Behind the Bell' offers a behind-the-scenes look

(Newser) - Sam Greenspan read Dustin "Screech" Diamond’s autobiography/Saved by the Bell tell-all Behind the Bell so that you wouldn’t have to. He offers up “the 11 most ridiculous, salacious and lurid sex (and drug) scandals” on 11 Points :
  • Dustin Diamond is a sex god: Yes, he and

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