Tag Archives: Kenneth Starr

Hollywood Money Manager Ken Starr still in jail despite attempts to get bail

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: Ken Starr is still in jail today, despite attempts to get bail. The imprisoned money manager is charged with defrauding dozens of celebrity clients of at least $59 million. Some of the names include Uma Thurman, Carly Simon, Al Pacino, Neil Simon, Lauren Bacall and Mike[...]

Scorsese Still a Good Fella: Not Sued by Ken Starr, Exactly

By Roger Friedman hollywoodnews.com: Starr is in jail, on ice–so to speak–awaiting anything to happen on his $59 million fraud indictment. Meanwhile, a receiver has been appointed by the court to go figure out what happened to all the money and to straighten out the accounting of Starr’s investment company.[...]

Martin Scorsese not exactly sued by Ken Starr

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: It’s not Ken Starr who’s suing Martin Scorsese. Let’s all take a deep breath. Starr is in jail, on ice–so to speak–awaiting anything to happen on his $59 million fraud indictment. Meanwhile, a receiver has been appointed by the court to go figure out what happened[...]

Martin Scorsese sued by imprisoned financial advisor for $600K

HollywoodNews.com: Oscar-winning, New York City based film director gets sued by corrupt, jailed financial advisor. While that sounds like the plot for Martin Scorsese’s next film – it’s actually what’s going on in his life currently. “The Color of Money” director was slapped with a $600,000 lawsuit by incarcerated financial[...]

Jailed Celeb Money Manager Gave Ex Wife $750K a Year

By Roger Friedman hollywoodnews.com: Ken Starr sits in a downtown Manhattan jail, accused of stealing at least $60 million from his celebrity clients like Neil Simon, Carly Simon, Uma Thurman, Mike Nichols, Lauren Bacall and possibly Michael Douglas’s ex wife, Diandra. His fourth and current wife, Diane Passage, remains in[...]

Ken Starr’s criminal indictment doubles to $59 million

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: Money manager to the stars, Ken Starr, had his criminal indictment increased from $30 million to almost double that at $59 million yesterday. As I told you when this first began on June 1st, the number is going to keep getting larger. Singer Carly Simon, whom[...]

Update: Helen Thomas Resigns, Leaves White House Press Corps

By: Roger Friedman hollywoodnews.com: Helen Thomas has retired. Her career ends in disgrace thanks to comments she made on May 27th to Rabbi David Nesenoff at a White House event. Thomas was criticized today at a White House press briefing. Here’s the link: http://www.politico.com/singletitlevideo.html?bcpid=19407224001&bctid=90405445001 The New York Times, which did[...]

Hollywood Money Advisor: Starr Gave No Hint of Trouble to Clients Day Before Arrest

By: Roger Friedman hollywoodnews.com: The Ken Starr scandal is going to be far reaching and affect not just big name celebrities but plenty of small investors. One producer of more than two dozen “classic” films of the modern era met with Starr, his financial manager, last Wednesday, the day before[...]

Hollywood Money Manager charged with Ponzi scheme

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: Ken Starr–not the Ken Starr from Whitewater–has been charged by federal prosecutors with a $30 million Ponzi scheme. Starr is a money manager for dozens of Hollywood names. Sources tell me this investigation has been proceeding for some time, with many of his former clients settling[...]