Scott Thorson, Liberace's Former Lover, to Spend 8 to 20 Years in Prison

A former lover of Liberace, who was the subject of the HBO film Behind the Candelabra, has been sentenced to eight to 20 years in a Nevada prison for failing another court-ordered drug test while on probation for burglary and identity theft convictions.

Washoe District Judge Patrick Flanagan sentenced Scott Thorson on Wednesday after a string of bad drug tests capped his failure to show up at a court-ordered treatment facility.

Michael Douglas on Catherine Zeta-Jones: 'We're Working Things Out'

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Emmy Awards First: Elton John to Pay Tribute to Liberace

Awards season is nigh! And that means live primetime performances by our most celebrated entertainers.

Cue Elton John, who will work his magic at the Emmy awards for the first time ever with a tribute to Liberace. The HBO biopic Behind the Candelabra about Liberace’s life is nominated for 15 Emmys.

Rob Lowe: Playing Dr. Startz in Behind the Candelabra Was 'Really Painful'

As Dr. Startz, Liberace’s plastic surgeon, in Behind the Candelabra, Rob Lowe revealed an astonishing physical transformation.

Catherine Zeta-Jones Returns Home from Treatment for Bipolar II Disorder

Michael Douglas is hard at work in Cannes to promote his HBO film, Behind the Candelabra, but he is ready to be back home with his wife, Catherine-Zeta-Jones, who just completed her ongoing treatment for Bipolar II disorder.

“She comes home tomorrow,” he told PEOPLE on Monday. “She’s doing a really good job of getting balanced. I’m proud of her.”

Michael Douglas Says Kissing Matt Damon in Behind the Candelabra Was 'Comfortable'

Many dream of kissing Matt Damon, but Michael Douglas is one of the lucky few who has actually done it. But for him, it was simply part of the job.

“Once you get that first kiss in, you are comfortable,” Douglas, who stars as pianist Liberace in HBO’s Behind the Candelabra, tells New York magazine in its latest cover story (on newsstands May 13).

Matt Damon: I'm Nude 'A Lot' in Liberace Film

We’re soon going to be seeing more of Matt Damon – much more – in the Liberace biopic Behind the Candelabra.

“Normally I’d say no to nudity, but I just did a lot of it playing the long-term partner of Liberace,” Damon, 42, tells Playboy in its January/February issue, on newsstands Dec. 18. “I mean, it’s tastefully done. But this movie’s not going to be for everyone.”

Matt Damon, Michael Douglas Play Lovers in Liberace HBO Movie

One of the sunniest entertainers ever to come along, flamboyant pianist Wladziu Valentino Liberace – known simply as Liberace – may have had a dark side, but he kept it carefully concealed from his public.

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