A judge in the Dominican Republic says the winner of a TV talent show can be held in jail for up to a year while authorities investigate her alleged involvement in drug smuggling. Martha Heredia is a Dominican singer who was the 2009 winner of the TV talent show ‘‘Latin American Idol.’’ The 22-year-old was arrested at a Dominican airport on Wednesday as she was about to board a flight to New York. Police allege she had 2.9 pounds of heroin stuffed in the heels of three pairs of platform shoes. No charges have been filed, but the Dominican legal system allows for lengthy preventive detention.
Jackson secretly married
Janet Jackson knows how to keep a secret: The singer has been married since last year. A representative for Jackson confirmed Monday that the musician and Wissam Al Mana wed last year. This is Jackson’s second secret marriage. She secretly married Rene Elizondo Jr. in 1991. They separated in 1999. The 46-year-old Jackson first tied the knot when she was 18 to singer James DeBarge, which lasted three months in 1984.
Familiar role for Lohan
Lindsay Lohan will be playing herself, but as a therapy patient, in an upcoming episode of the FX sitcom ‘‘Anger Management.’’ Producer Lionsgate Television says Lohan will develop a romantic relationship during her sessions with the therapist character played by series star Charlie Sheen. Lionsgate says the episode is set to air in April. Sheen and Lohan have also recently worked together in the upcoming ‘‘Scary Movie 5,’’ which is set to debut the same month.
“One glass of champagne and I’m gone these days.” - Adele, on her plans to make an early night of it post-Oscars.