Phil Spector's pretty, young and tough blonde wife, Rachelle Short, spoke to the press for the first time since Spector was sent to prison, defending herself and her man in an interview with the LA Times. We had sex. We were doing it all the time. - Rachelle Short on her apparently passionate marriage to Phil Spector Short has been under a lot of scrutiny. That's because she married Spector in 2006, after he had already been charged with the murder of Lana Clarkson. That, Spector's...Read Full Story
Legendary music producer Phil Spector, inventor of the "Wall of Sound' production technique, has been found guilty of second degree murder in the shooting death of Lana Clarkson, according to the LA Times. A Los Angeles jury took nine days to reach its decision, after an earlier jury was deadlocked at 10-2. The verdict comes more than six years after Clarkson was found dead at Spector's Los Angeles home.Spector could face up to 18 years in prison as a result of the guilty verdict.Spector and...Read Full Story
Court TV reports Rachelle Short Spector had given an interview to them on Friday, as well as another interview with the Sunday Mail, hence the Judge's outrage:On Sunday, an article purporting to be an interview with Spector appeared in Britain 's Sunday Mail. The story was filled with bombastic comments attributed to Spector, including the statement "the judge doesn't like me," and criticism of jurors, whom he described as "12 people who voted for George Bush."Wow, insulting the jury. That...Read Full Story
AP reports that Rachelle Short (aka Rachelle Spector) was singled out and reprimanded by the Judge during closing speeches because of her unruly ways:Rachelle Spector sent e-mails to reporters over the weekend pointing out a TV interview she had given, despite the fact that [Judge] Fidler had warned her against such activity.'Ma'am, I'm going to do something I've never done before,' Fidler said. 'You are here in the courtroom. You will not talk to the press ... until a verdict or other...Read Full Story
Mr Jackson, the prosecutor in the Phil Spector case, played a tape of a 911 call that driver Adriano De Souza made just after the shooting. "I think my boss killed somebody," Mr De Souza was heard telling the 911 operator, adding that he had seen Phil Spector holding a gun.Read Full Story
Rachelle Short is the wife of Phil Spector. Her husband was found guilty for 2nd degree murder of actress Lana Clarkson who was killed in Phil Spector's home outside of Los Angeles on February 3, 2003.