Jan 23 - The day's top showbiz news and headlines including Justin Bieber is arrested in Florida, Neil Patrick Harris is Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Man of the Year, and Goldie Hawn addresses the World Economic Forum. Bob Mezan reports.
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Justin Bieber has been arrested in Florida on a drunk driving charge after he was caught drag racing through a residential neighborhood in a rented Lamborghini. In the latest off-stage incident to grab headlines, Bieber initially resisted arrest and later told officers he had consumed alcohol, marijuana and prescription drugs - this according to Miami Beach police. The singer appeared in front of a judge, who set a 2,500 dollar bail.
Neil Patrick Harris has been selected as Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Man of the Year. Established in 1963, the Man of the Year Award is presented to a performer who has made a lasting contribution to the world of entertainment. Harris will receive the award on February 07.
Finally, Goldie Hawn appeared at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland. The Oscar-winning actress was there representing the Hawn Foundation, a non-profit organization she founded which aims to equip children with social, emotional and literacy skills. Hawn said among other things, she spoke to delegates at the conference about meditation.