Lindsay Lohan Graces Cover Of Maxim; Plus Foxy Brown, Britney Spears, Kevin Federline, Paris Hilton, Remy Ma & More, In For The Record

Brown charged with assaulting neighbor; another subpoena issued in Spears/Federline dispute; Hilton sells mansion.

Lindsay Lohan may be in rehab, but that hasn’t stopped Maxim from featuring her on the cover of its 10th anniversary issue, which hits newsstands Tuesday. In the interview — which was conducted in mid-May, before both her DUI arrests — Lohan cites the obscure track “It’s for You” by Out Hud as her go-to DJ song and shares her guilty pleasures: “Larry King Live,” “Oprah” and junk food. When asked what she would bring to a remote island, she said: “I’d take an iPod, a good book and a friend, because I wouldn’t want to be alone.” While the Maxim shot dates back a few months, TMZ.com has posted a photo of a smiling Lohan the site says was taken Tuesday at the Cirque Lodge rehab center in Orem, Utah. The pic shows the actress on her way to a tanning center. …

Foxy Brown turned herself in to New York police on Tuesday and was charged with assaulting her neighbor with a cell phone last month, according to authorities. The rapper was formally charged with felony assault, menacing, harassment and criminal possession of a weapon. Brown — who was charged for assault at a beauty-supply store in Florida in February and claimed to have been a victim of assault herself in June — is scheduled to appear in court September 26. Nonetheless, despite the legal issues, Brown still managed to find room on Tuesday to announce her departure from longtime recording home Def Jam in favor of Koch Records. A representative from Koch confirmed Brown has signed with the indie powerhouse and is scheduled to release her next album, Brooklyn’s Don Diva, December 1. …

Another subpoena was issued late Tuesday in the Britney Spears/ Kevin Federline child-custody battle, this one for former Spears assistant Shannon Funk. The singer’s cousin Alli Sims and bodyguard Daimon Shippen have also been served with depositions. … Paris Hilton‘s Hollywood Hills mansion was recently sold for $4.25 million, Us Weekly reports. …

Remy Ma (born Remy Smith) appeared in a Manhattan, New York, courtroom on Tuesday in connection with a July 14 incident in which she is alleged to have shot her longtime friend Makeda Barnes-Joseph after a disagreement over money. Ma, who has been charged with attempted murder, assault and weapons possession, will remain free on $250,000 bail until November 29, according to her lawyer, Ivan Fisher, who said the prosecution is expected to hand down an indictment by that point. …

If you’ve had enough of the “Chocolate Rain” shower, you might want to grab an umbrella — Tay Zonday and his notorious song are heading to the stage. The YouTube phenom will open for laptop wizards Girl Talk and Dan Deacon at Minneapolis’ First Avenue on October 5. … Hungry for new Jimmy Eat World material? The band will churn out Chase This Light — the follow-up to its 2004′s gold effort, Futures — on October 16. The album’s first single, “Big Casino,” goes to radio later this month. Jimmy Eat World just wrapped their first trek through South Africa and are heading to Europe to play festivals, including Reading and Leeds, this week and next. …

Jermaine Dupri is all too familiar with being in the recording booth, where he has created countless hit records for himself and others. But the legendary music man will soon been shown in a different type of booth — the ticket booth. Dupri recently shot a TV commercial for Dunkin’ Donuts’ “ordinary-people campaign” as a parking-lot attendant at Rutgers university. In the ad, Dupri simultaneously takes tickets and hosts a crunk party in his booth. … Now he’s really smiling: Jimmy Fallon got engaged to girlfriend Nancy Juvonen in New Hampshire over the weekend. It will be the first marriage for both. …

Sorry, Radiohead fans — the band’s next studio effort has bumped to 2008, RollingStone.com reports. … Superdrag have reassembled their original lineup for six gigs in October and November, but before they play those shows, the band will hit up the Midpoint Music Festival in Cincinnati on September 27. Superdrag frontman John Davis will double up by delivering the keynote address at the festival as well. … Frank Black just put out his 93-03 retrospective release and has a new album due September 11 from his Black Francis alter ego, but he’s not through yet — the Pixies frontman also recently recorded covers of Tom Waits; Roxy Music; and the Good, the Bad & the Queen songs for an exclusive live iTunes EP. The five-song session, which also features the Black originals “Massif Central” and “Manitoba,” is available now. …

Don Imus was sued by a member of the Rutgers university women’s basketball team on Tuesday, the same day he settled a breach-of-contract suit with CBS — which now allows him to make a bid for a comeback at a new radio station. Kia Vaughn alleges slander and defamation of character in the suit, claiming Imus’ inflammatory comments about the Rutgers team damaged her reputation. … Michael Jackson was also sued on Tuesday, by his former entertainment lawyers who claim the singer owes them $113,750. Jackson agreed in arbitration last year to pay Lavely & Singer $180,000 in three installments, according to the law firm, but he didn’t make the last payment before the July 31 deadline indicated in the settlement. …

Superior Court Judge Larry Paul Fidler said Tuesday that Phil Spector‘s defense violated discovery laws by withholding information after a pathologist introduced a new theory in the death of actress Lana Clarkson on Tuesday. Fidler cleared the jury from the courtroom after Dr. Michael Baden, who could be the defense’s last witness, testified that Clarkson’s spinal cord was not completely severed when she was shot, which supports the defense claim that she spit blood onto the music producer’s jacket after shooting herself. But because Fidler declared that the defense had violated the rules of discovery, Baden’s testimony was rendered inadmissible.

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Lindsay Lohan is getting sued again — this time for assault and negligence by one of the passengers who was traveling in the car the actress allegedly chased last month while driving under the influence. Tracie Rice, the woman who filed the suit and was in the car driven by Michelle Peck — the mother of one of Lohan’s former assistants — claims that Lohan “put me through one of the most frightening experiences of my life,” according to a statement obtained by The Associated Press. “What Miss Lohan did that night was extremely dangerous and reprehensible. Someone could easily have been killed or seriously hurt because of her irresponsible decisions that evening.” The suit also alleges that Lohan intentionally inflicted emotional distress upon the woman, and it seeks unspecified damages as well as payment of medical and other emotional-distress-related expenses. …

Britney Spears and Kevin Federline‘s divorce lawyers were supposed to help resolve their clients’ child-custody dispute at a Los Angeles Superior Court hearing on Tuesday (August 14), but instead the attorneys used the court date to try to protect the former spouses’ privacy. According to a court clerk, legal representatives from Los Angeles TV news channel KNBC, “Access Hollywood” and People magazine jointly filed papers Tuesday morning to prevent court records in the former couple’s child-custody battle from being permanently sealed. The move came after news outlets got wind that Federline’s attorney Mark Vincent Kaplan was planning to bring to court a folder of documents “about an inch and a half thick,” according to a source close to the matter. Federline’s team has already subpoenaed Spears’ cousin and former assistant, Alli Sims, and Spears’ bodyguard Daimon Shippen; more subpoenas to give depositions about the care of the children are due to come for those close to Spears, the source said. Superior Court Commissioner Scott M. Gordon will hear the opposition to seal the records in a separate hearing on September 14, while the custody dispute will continue in court on September 17. …

Wu-Tang Clan covering the Beatles‘ “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” … with George Harrison‘s son Dhaniand Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante playing along? That’s the news the RZA spilled to RollingStone.com late last week, saying the collabo for the ages will surface on the Clan’s November 13 album, 8 Diagrams. The track will sample the original George Harrison-written song, with the group rapping over the track, Frusciante wailing on lead guitar and Dhani Harrison playing acoustic. … Amy Winehouse‘s touring band, the Dap-Kings; Jamiroquai‘s Stu Zender and other to-be-announced singers will make guest appearances with Mark Ronson when he mans the decks at the VMAs on September 9. …

Don Imus back on the airwaves? AP reports that the shock jock has reached a settlement with CBS Radio over his contract and is in negotiations with New York’s WABC-AM radio — home to another inflammatory jock, Rush Limbaugh — to return to broadcasting. The settlement would preempt Imus’ threatened $120 million breach-of-contract suit, a CBS spokesperson told AP, although the terms were not disclosed. …

Arcade Fire and LCD Soundsystem must really be enjoying each other’s company these days — the tour partners are planning to release a split 7-inch while on the road, RollingStone.com reports. The record will include the Fire’s cover of Serge Gainsbourg‘s “Poupée de Cire, Poupée de Son” and LCD’s take on Joy Division‘s “No Love Lost.” … Perry Farrell and his Satellite Party will descend on jam-band Moe.‘s eighth annual Moe.Down fest, to be held August 31-September 2 in Turin, New York. The Party will be filling in for Ryan Adams & the Cardinals, who had to bail from the fest for personal reasons. …

The tentative track list for the soundtrack to the upcoming film “Resident Evil: Extinction” has been announced. The set will include cuts from Shadows Fall, Flyleaf, Bayside, the Bled, Chimaira, Poison the Well and It Dies Today. Look for it to hit stores September 18 and the film to hit theaters three days later. … Gwar have been added to the Viva la Bands Tour, which will also feature Cradle of Filth, CKY and Vains of Jenna. The trek kicks off September 24 in Baltimore and runs through November 3 in Worcester, Massachusetts. … The lineup for the Radio Rebellion Tour has been released, and extreme-metallists Job for a Cowboy and Polish death-metal specialists Behemoth will be co-headlining. Gojira and Beneath the Massacre will be the opening acts on the trek, which will hit 28 North American cities, beginning October 18 in Baltimore and wrapping November 18 in New York. …

Lana Clarkson‘s mother Donna took the stand Monday in the Phil Spector murder trial, testifying about shopping with the deceased actress shortly before she was shot on February 3, 2003, the Los Angeles Times reports. Refuting claims that Lana Clarkson was despondent over a failed acting career — the defense has argued that she was driven to suicide — the prosecution attempted to show instead that she was optimistic about the future. The defense asked Donna Clarkson to testify about apparently forged documents the actress used to try to get a loan, but prosecutor Alan Jackson said the documents would only provide “a look at what kind of person she is, not who pulled the trigger.” Superior Court Judge Larry Paul Fidler has allowed the letters to be admitted. …

Sixteen solo albums by John Lennon debuted on iTunes on Tuesday, and for the next 30 days, exclusive video content will accompany six of them — including John Lennon/ Plastic Ono Band and Milk and Honey. The albums are available in iTunes Plus, which offers DRM-free tracks, and each song costs $1.29. …

Phil Rizzuto, the New York Yankees shortstop who later became a longtime announcer for the team and was best-known for catchphrases like “Holy cow!” and “Unbelievable!,” died Tuesday. He was 89. Rizzuto, whose nickname was “Scooter,” will also be remembered as the voice providing the play-by-play commentary in Meat Loaf‘s infamous 1977 song, “Paradise by the Dashboard Light.”