The rocker fell victim to sick pranksters on Thursday morning (26Feb15), when a bizarre press release began circulating on social media, alleging the singer had been fatally shot on the set of a pop culture spoof show for U.S. network Adult Swim - a series he hosted from 2004 to 2008.
The note read: "MCGrath was on set filming the second season of entertainment show 'Hot Package' when he was confronted by a masked gunman and shot several times."
Continue reading: Mark Mcgrath Falls Victim To Online Death Hoax
The Tv movie about a freak storm that rains killer sharks on Los Angeles became a phenomenon when it debuted last year (13) and stars Tara Reid and Ian Ziering have already signed on for a New York-based follow-up.
They will be joined by Osbourne, MCGrath, Vivica A. Fox, Andy DICk and Judd Hirsch, according to Deadline.com.
Continue reading: Kelly Osbourne And Marc Mcgrath Join Sharknado Sequel Cast
Bassist Murphy Karges and drummer Stan Frazier filed suit against their former frontman in October (13), claiming he had diverted 48 per cent of the band's profits into his own pocket by misappropriating its trademark.
They also accused him of launching a "bitter campaign" to ruin their professional and personal reputations.
Continue reading: Mark Mcgrath Accuses Bandmates Of Greed Over Lawsuit
Bassist Karges and drummer Frazier allege their ex-bandmate bashed them on Twitter.com and prevented them from rejoining the band.
In legal papers obtained by Courthouse News Service, the plaintiffs state, "Not content to simply misappropriate the Sugar Ray trademark by licensing it to a newly created shell corporation or unlawfully divert an additional 48 per cent of the band's revenues into his own pocket, MCGrath spent the last year engaging in a bitter campaign to destroy the personal and professional reputations of Frazier and Karges."
Continue reading: Sugar Ray Star Sued By Ex-bandmates
Sugar Ray frontman Mark Mcgrath has scrapped his planned nostalgia cruise in October (13) due to bad publicity his vacation partners recently received when one of their ships was left stranded at sea.
Cruise company Carnival hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons earlier this month (Feb13) after holidaymakers were left without power, food and proper sanitation onboard a stricken voyage in the Gulf of Mexico.
And the firm is the same one behind the Mark MCGrath & Friends Cruise.
Continue reading: Sugar Ray Star Cancels Nostalgia Cruise
The couple exchanged vows on Monday morning (24Sep12) with its two-year-old twins playing a major part at the ceremony.
The MCGraths' son Lydon was a ring bearer and his sister Hartley was a flower girl.
Continue reading: Mark Mcgrath Weds Girlfriend Of 18 Years
Both bands were due to headline the annual Town of Trumbull Concert Series in Connecticut on 10 September (11), along with pop band Gin Blossoms.
But the gig has been axed after Irene swept across the U.S. East Coast last weekend (27-28Aug11), causing severe damage to Indian Ledge Park, the venue where the gig was to be held.
A statement from organisers reads, "We apologize (sic) for any inconvenience caused by this act of God. We hopefully will be able to continue our concert series next year."
Continue reading: Sugar Ray And Lifehouse Concert Called Off After Hurricane
'Rocky' actor Sylvester Stallone has been inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame, despite not being a professional fighter.
Sylvester Stallone has been inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame.Â
The American actor - who is not a professional boxer - was honoured for the contribution to the sport his 'Rocky' films, which see him play a small-time fighter who gets a shot at the world heavyweight championship, have made.
Sylvester told the New York ceremony: "I never pretended to be a boxer, but I have an understanding of what goes on outside The Ring."
Continue reading: Sylvester Stallone Inducted Into Boxing Hall Of Fame
Mark Mcgrath and Sugar Ray - Mark McGrath and Sugar Ray Las Vegas, Nevada - The Lili Claire Foundation's 6th Annual Benefit Dinner and Concert sponsored by Colliers International and Links for Life Foundation held at Mandalay Bay Hotel Casino Saturday 26th April 2008
The rocker, who is now a co-host on entertainment TV show EXTRA!, boasts a variety of tattoos all over his body, but he admits one of them turned out horribly wrong.
He says, "I had one on my neck and it was the VIRGIN MARY, supposedly. But when I woke up the next day, it looked like Janis Joplin drinking some Southern Comfort.
Continue reading: McGrath's Tattoo Disaster
According to gossip news source PAGE SIX, the HILTON HOTELS heiress and party promoter Casares scandalized Miami's posh South Beach area last weekend (30/31AUG03) by kissing, holding hands and dancing provocatively in nightclubs.
On Friday night (29AUG03) the pair were spotted at PRIVE, the site of a magazine bash for The Simple Life, the reality TV show chronicling Hilton's and best friend Nicole Richie's wacky month on an Arkansas farm. Hilton, 22, was spotted locking lips on the dancefloor with Casares, and the pair later left together.
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