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December 27, 2007 


Rashida Jones, 31, plays Karen Filippelli on The Office. She is not only an actress, but also an accomplished model, writer and musician. She is the youngest daughter of Quincy Jones and Peggy Lipton.

Rumor has it that the actress is currently enjoying some holiday downtime on the Caribbean island of St. Barts and she’s not alone. She is reportedly in the company of fellow actor John Krasinski, who plays Jim Halpert on the weekly drama. The pair had previously been a couple and appear to have rekindled the romance.

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Hoping They Are Just Hugging it Out

Vincent Chase and La Lohan? Where's E to put the kabash on that?

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They are known to bring good luck in the new year, but one Black-Eyed Pea got lucky early. After 3 years of dating, Fergie and Josh Duhamel are engaged, his rep confirmed.

"Fergie called a lot of her girlfriends today to tell them the news," a source close to the singer said. "She said they don't know what kind of wedding they want yet, but that she is the happiest girl on earth." The Las Vegas star's rep would say only that they got engaged "recently," but not on Christmas. first reported the engagement news Wednesday. Fergie was seen sporting a diamond ring on her all-important digit back in November, during the American Music Awards, but her rep denied the engagement rumors then. The couple celebrated Duhamel's 35th birthday last month with lots of love and little fanfare.

Tiffany “New York” Pollard — the outspoken star of VH1’s hit reality show I Love New York 2 — is going to become a Mrs. after all.

Pollard, 25, weeded through 20 eligible bachelors in season 2 of her dating reality show before she finally found a keeper. Her Mr. Right? “Tailor Made” (real name George Weisgerber), a 32-year-old retail planner from Queens, New York. Weisgerber proposed on the Dec. 17 finale, but Pollard turned him down, saying she wanted to wait 24 months before making any decisions about marriage. “I respected that,” Tailor Made said. “I cherish her. She’s what I need.” On season 2’s reunion show that airs Jan. 6, he proposes to her again and, this time, “she says yes,” a source said. “They are madly in love. They are a great couple.”

Weisgerber, who was separated while taping the show and is currently finalizing his divorce, admits he “always had a crush” on Pollard, and thought it fate when casting for season two began. “She needs a guy who will treat her right and respects her and values her for who she is, he said recently. “Our personalities complete each other. I cherish her and want to cater to her every need. But I’m not a doormat. We have a good balance.”

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December 25, 2007 

Ho, Ho, Ho!

Merry Christmas, everyone! Enjoy this time with your friends and loved ones! And, I hope Santa brings you all you've asked for...even if it's a leg lamp!

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December 21, 2007 


Not everyone is being critical of Jamie Lynn Spears for being a promiscuous and reckless sixteen-year-old. Former Facts of Life star and born again Christian Lisa Whelchel is coming to Britney's sisters defense.

"I'm very passionate about wanting to speak out on behalf of this young girl," Welchel said. "She is a role model, but it's not her responsibility to be a role model. That's so much pressure on a 16-year-old." In fact, Welchel said she considers Spears a good role model for deciding to keep the baby. "I'm so proud of her for stepping up and being courageous and taking responsibility for her choices, and I believe she's being a good role model — a good role model in that situation, to choose to have the baby, and … I am supportive of her in that situation," Welchel said.

Welchel added that she thought the media were being too hard on Spears' mother, Lynne. "Because we are doing the best we can as moms," she said. "We really are. I know that she's doing the best she can as a mom as well."

Umm...another country heard from! I don't know about you, but I sure miss Blair, Joe, Tootie, Natalie, and Mrs. G! Click below!

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Colbert Celeb of the Year?

While most TV characters remain boxed inside the frames of our sets, Stephen Colbert has routinely injected his on-screen persona into everything from the presidential race to ice cream.

In 2007, the mock pundit on Comedy Central's "The Colbert Report" exceeded the influence of most real pundits, orchestrating an ill-fated (and Doritos-sponsored) run for president and topping the best-seller lists with his book "I Am America (And So Can You!)." Colbert failed to get onto the primary ballot in his home state of South Carolina, dooming his hopes for the White House. And his show went 0-for-4 at the Emmy Awards, including an especially painful loss to Barry Manilow.

But Colbert did win one honor: He was voted AP Celebrity of the Year by newspaper editors and broadcast producers who said Colbert had the biggest impact on pop culture in 2007.

He finished just a nudge above J.K. Rowling, who authored the final book in her enormously popular "Harry Potter" series. Finishing third was Al Gore, whose year included an Oscar, an Emmy, a Nobel Peace Prize and the global concert Live Earth. Voting was otherwise spread out across many entertainers, including pop star Britney Spears, "Hannah Montana" star Miley Cyrus, rapper Kanye West, comedy director and producer Judd Apatow and country singer Kenny Chesney.

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December 20, 2007 

Vinnefer or Jasefer?

Is Jennifer Aniston back with Vince Vaughn? Or, is she living with Jason Lewis (of Sex and the City fame)?

Way to keep us (and probably them) guessing, Jen!

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Jennifer Cannon and Doy Nichols of Lexington, Kentukcy married in the Charmin Restrooms in Times Square, New York City today. The wedding was part of Charmin's 2007 Wedding Dress Contest. Jennifer wore the winning dress by designer Hanah Kim. Hanah used Charmin Ultra Soft and Ultra Strong to make the gown.

Charmin paid for the couple's hotel and airlines accomodations. They will also provide the couple with a honeymoon.

Now, who's shocked that they are from Kentucky? (I am now patiently waiting for Iceman to yell at me. Ha).

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T.O. says, "Stay Away!"

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Terrell Owens wants Jessica Simpson to stay far away from future games after her quarterback boyfriend Tony Romo's nightmarish performance that led to Sunday's 10-6 loss to the Eagles. "Right now [she's] not a fan favorite - in this locker room or in Texas Stadium," Owens fumed. That might be tough with love in the air. The night before the game, Romo brought Simpson to meet his folks and they all dined at Sushi Samba in Dallas. "Tony had his arm around Jessica and she had her hand on his knee. It seemed like his parents approved of her," said a spy.

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Samantha Wouldn't Have Done This

Kim Cattrall, who's dripping in fur in the "Sex and the City" movie, wants those pesky PETA people off her back. So she's arranged to have all the pricey skins donated to the organization after filming is completed. PETA claims Cattrall, whose Samantha character is splashed with red paint by protesters in the flick, is "adamantly against fur. She once wore fur, but had a change of heart once she learned how animals are drowned in traps and electrocuted on fur farms," a PETA rep said. The donated skins will be marked by a red "X" on the back and given to the homeless.

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December 19, 2007 

Family Values

Britney Spears's 16-year-old sister Jamie Lynn Spears is pregnant. OK! Magazine has a six-page spread of Britney’s baby sister and mama, Lynne, which will slam (and no doubt) sell out on stands Wednesday.

In an exclusive with the weekly, Jamie Lynn reportedly reveals that the father is her long-time lover, 19-year-old Casey Aldridge. The pair were recently sighted house-hunting in Valencia, Calif.

And in related news:

--Britney Spears found out about her 16-year-old sister's pregnancy the same time everybody else did, a family friend says. "This is going to kill her," the friend said. "In the end, she'll be supportive, but this is a big shock."

--Lynne Spears's book about parenting has been put on hold, the publisher confirmed. "The book is delayed indefinitely. It's delayed, not cancelled," says a spokeswoman for Thomas Nelson, which publishes inspirational books and Bibles.

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Too Many Ex-es

Jennifer Lopez was all smiles at Harvey Weinstein and Georgina Chapman's wedding - except when she got two blasts from the past in the form of ex-boyfriends. Among the celebs sending warm wishes via video to Weinstein and Chapman were two of Lopez's previous beaus, Ben Affleck and Sean "Diddy" Combs. "Jennifer was laughing at all the funny tributes," said one guest. "But when Diddy and Ben gave their speeches, she went silent. She looked sort of uncomfortable and people were staring at her." Lopez attended with husband Marc Anthony.

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December 18, 2007 

She Definitely Has a Heart

Nicole Kidman won substantial damages as well as an apology from the Daily Telegraph over a story that it published stating that she was promoting another perfume, instead of Chanel No. 5. Allegedly, Ms. Kidman was at her premiere of The Golden Compass and was wearing Jo Malone’s perfume at the event.

The good news is that she was successful in her lawsuit and she’s donating the funds to the United Nations Development Fund for Women.

(And no, she's not auditioning for the role of the Tin Man in a Wizard of Oz remake. Some poor stylist let her walk out of the house like that).

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Good for Her

Heroes star Ali Larter and her longtime boyfriend, actor Hayes MacArthur, got engaged over the weekend.

"It's true," says a rep for the actress. "They're thrilled." This will be the first marriage for both. No wedding date has been set.

Larter, 31, has made it clear she has been more than ready for a proposal from MacArthur, who recently appeared in The Game Plan. "I told my boyfriend after three weeks that I wanted to marry him and that we could do it tomorrow," Larter recently said. "I look forward to that time when I'm home with babies."

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She's a Joke

Pamela Anderson's quickie marriage to Paris Hilton's sleazy sex-tape partner, Rick Salomon, was briefly on the rocks. Just two months after the oddball lovebirds raced up the aisle, the aging "Baywatch" bombshell filed for divorce Friday in LA, citing "irreconcilable differences." But yesterday, she hinted all was well again, writing on her Web site, "We're working things out." Her rep said there would be no other comment. Both have horrible track records. Anderson was previously wed to Kid Rock and Tommy Lee, and Salomon was hitched to Shannen Doherty.

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December 17, 2007 


Can someone tell me what the heck is spilling out of Posh's armpit? Is it implant spillover? Is it back fat?

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Celine's Out

Celine Dion called it a wrap at Caesars Palace Saturday night, acknowledging on her final show that pregnancy and poor early reviews almost sank her titanic five-year engagement.

While the show was still in development in 2000, Dion, 39, became pregnant and told husband-manager Rene Angelil she did not want to continue.

"I had a life for the first time," the French-Canadian chanteuse said in a video before her 717th show. "I knew then that I wanted to have more success as a mother than a singer."

But Angelil told her too much money and too many people were involved. Not only would the Colosseum cost $95 million to build, her initial three-year, $100 million contract broke records for a live entertainer.

Tickets for the final show were for sale on EBay for as much as $1,899. Taking Dion's place at Caesars Palace will be Bette Midler's "The Showgirl Must Go On," which is set to open Feb. 20.

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Travolta's Out

John Travolta has been dropped from the "Dallas" movie after being promoted as the project's anchor for more than two years.

Insiders say that Travolta, who was just nominated for a Golden Globe for donning a fat suit for his drag role in "Hairspray," was "let go about two weeks ago. He had the role of J.R. Ewing taken from him and given to Ben Stiller."

However, a rep for Stiller denies the comic actor accepted or was offered the part. "John was given a nice seven-figure 'gift' to go away quietly," our source added. "He also got five family members roles in the movie, and they aren't going to be in it now, either."

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December 14, 2007 


Ryan Gosling was photographed last week with "Heroes" cutie Hayden Panettiere. But Tuesday night, he only had eyes for Heath Ledger's ex, Michelle Williams. The two had dinner at Piadina and were caught by onlookers having a cozy cigarette outside the West 10th Street eatery. The star of "Lars and the Real Girl" was "smiling and gazing at her," said a witness. Reps for both said they weren't on a date, but just discussing an upcoming film project they're working on together.

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Sneak Peak of "Piece of Me"

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December 13, 2007 

Hope It's Not True

While we haven't seen a whole lot of Eva Longoria and Tony Parker together since their July wedding, it can easily be chalked up to their busy schedules not trouble in paradise. Yesterday, however, a French model named Alexandra Paressant made claims that after meeting Tony at his wedding she has been having an affair with him since September.

Eva and Tony were quick to deny everything. According to People:

From Tony: "I love my wife...She's the best thing in my life, and I have never been happier."

From Eva: "Tony has been nothing short of the perfect husband."

From Eva's Rep: "Completely, 100 percent false and untrue."

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Bravo's reality show, "The Real Housewives of Orange County," is such a hit, they're doing an East Coast installment. "Manhattan Moms" will star five New York mothers, including Jill Zarin of Zarin Fabric Warehouse, Countess Luanne DeLesseps and Bethenny Frankel. It started shooting in the Hamptons last summer, as well as the Meatpacking District and the Upper East Side. Filming wrapped Tuesday evening and will premiere early next year.

Oh, heck yeah! I'll admit it--RHOC is one of the only shows I DVR!!! I'll totally watch the east coast version!

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Rollin' On the River

Ike Turner, legendary musician and wife beater, has died.

"All the fights Tina and I had were about her being sad about something. I get real emotional if you're worrying and don't tell me what it is. Then I can't think about nothing else. So I'd slap her or something like that." --Ike Turner, to People Magazine in 1990

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December 12, 2007 

Knocked Up

Jessica Alba is pregnant with boyfriend Cash Warren's child, her rep tells said.

"I confirm that Jessica and Cash are expecting a baby in late spring, early summer," says rep Brad Cafarelli.

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This Is Jeopardy!

Longtime "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek was hospitalized Tuesday after a minor heart attack, a spokesman for the game show said.

Trebek, 67, was admitted to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center late Monday night and was expected to remain there about two days for tests and observation, said show spokesman Jeff Ritter.

"Thankfully it was a minor heart attack," Ritter said. He did not give other details.

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French producer Phillippe Rebboah wants Britney Spears to play the Virgin Mary in a new satire titled "Sweet Baby Jesus." The producer told Us Weekly he plans to shoot the film in March, and that Spears is "reviewing the script." Us reports: "Spears, 26, would play a pregnant 19-year-old unsure of her baby's paternity who goes into labor on Christmas Eve in Bethlehem, Maryland, as rumors swirl that the birth is Jesus Christ's second coming." Rebboah said, "I had to convince my partners, because they were like, 'Oh, no. Britney?' But I thought it was brilliant."

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December 11, 2007 

Separated at Birth?

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Eva's a Backstabber?

Eva Longoria apparently doesn't live by the best-friend code of "don't be nice to the ex." When her close pal Jessica Simpson got wind that Longoria was hanging with Simpson's ex, John Mayer, the other night at Gold Bar on Broome Street, she "went nuts," said an insider. "When Jessica heard that Eva was being friendly and polite to John, she called her a back-stabber and was furious."

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Trollsen Twins

The animal-loving people at PETA are unleashing on the Olsen twins, whom they've dubbed "The Trollsen Twins." PETA is furious they've "ignored pleas to stop wearing fur and using it in their fashion collection." The group is unveiling a campaign against the "fur fiends" - Mary-Kate ("Hairy Kate," above) and Ashley ("Trashley") - with a tag line: "Fur Is Worn by Beautiful Animals and Ugly People." The Trollsen Twins poster will be unveiled today at their Walk of Fame star in LA.

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December 10, 2007 

Yeah, I'll Probably Watch

George Hamilton walked into a Cadillac dealership when he arrived in Hollywood a million years ago, and drove off in a free car. (The convertible so impressed a studio mogul, he was then given a contract.) Now the super-tanned actor will put those con-artist skills to work in a reality show, "Don't Mind If I Do," which has sparked a net work bidding war. "The show has George betting $2 million that he can go anywhere in the world, traveling and partying without spending a penny," said one insider. "Over a 30-day period, contestants will challenge him with locations and events to attend . . . if anyone can be the world's guest, it's George!"

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And in Celebrity D-List Weddings, Scott Baio and Backstreet Boy Howie Dorough both got hitched this weekend. (Not to each other...)

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Brit's a Klepto

Britney Spears walked out of a Sherman Oaks, Calif., gas station on Friday and joked to cameras that she stole a lighter.

Now, the gas station owner wants her to come back... and pay $1.39.

Chevron owner Jatinder Kaur said: "Yes, Britney stole a blue lighter here last night. The lighter is $1.39. I'm hoping maybe the next time she comes back she will pay for it. I know she can afford to pay for it, but I'm not planning to file a police report. It's still not right for her to steal the lighter. I hope she will do the right thing the next time she comes here."

Spears, 26, did pay for some chewing gum at the Chevron, but on her way out of the gas station's store, she grabbed the lighter. When a photographer pointed out that Britney "forgot" to pay for the lighter, Britney sarcastically responded, "I stole something. Oh, I'm bad!"

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December 07, 2007 

Friendships Never Go Out of Style

Click here for the first look at the Sex and the City movie teaser...

Can't wait til spring!

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December 06, 2007 


See...although he's denied time and again, we knew Ryan Phillippe was (and, obviously IS) "close" to his co-star Abbie Hornish. So glad Reece has moved on!

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"If we cheat we don't know it, so if we do cheat, it's very good for both us. I don't want to know it, if he's cheating on me. If I'm cheating on him, he wouldn't want to know it. And if we do, if that's what's making it work, then that's fine too.” --Dolly Parton, when asked about her 41 year marriage

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Hell Hath No Fury...

Jack Nicholson says he was no match for his longtime gal pal Anjelica Huston when she discovered he'd impregnated starlet Rebecca Broussard in 1989 and gave him a butt-whupping that left him bruised and battered. "Anjelica's first response was, 'You have to support this woman,' " the devilish Oscar winner and legendary skirt-chaser tells this weekend's Parade. "Her second response was to come down to my job and beat the hell out of me. She really beat me up, I tell you. Anjelica can punch!"

Good for her!

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Jack Bauer Goes to Jail

Kiefer Sutherland surrendered to jail Wednesday to begin a 48-day sentence for his DUI arrest.

Sutherland, 40, was processed into the jail in Glendale, Calif., a Los Angeles suburb, at 5:46 p.m., according to the L.A. County Sheriff's Department.

"Mr. Sutherland is very polite and humble. He was very cooperative during the booking process," said jail spokesman Officer John Balian. "He will be issued an orange jumpsuit, and will be housed alone in a cell, since he'll be a long-term inmate."

Sutherland will be assigned to laundry and kitchen duty, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner to the other inmates. As an inmate worker, he'll be allowed the roam the jail "about 75 percent of the time" – rather than be confined to his cell all day – though the only time he'll be in contact with other inmates is when he's serving food, said Balian.

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December 05, 2007 

Brit's On Top Again

Britney Spears topped Yahoo's Top 10 Searches of 2007. She has been at the top of the list for 6 of the 7 years. Paris Hilton topped the list in 2004. This year Paris was No.3.

The rest of the Top 10 looked like this:

1. Britney Spears
2. WWE
3. Paris Hilton
4. Naruto, The Japanese Manga Series
5. Beyonce
6. Lindsay Lohan
7. RuneScape
8. Fantasy Football
9. Fergie
10. Jessica Alba

Umm, #4 and #7 are what? I thought I was pretty hip, but I've never heard of those things! Probably some geeky game like Dungeons and Dragons.

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Sounds About Right

It costs less and less to land Tara Reid these days. Reid, who's been partying hard in Australia, was trying to charge $25,000 to $30,000 for her appearances at clubs. But she had to drop her inflated price to a bargain-basement fee of about $3,500 when nobody would bite, Sydney Confidential reports. The surgically-enhanced sexpot was most recently seen cavorting for cash at a gala called the Hookers Ball in Darwin. Reid's flack didn't get back to us.

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What was Amy Winehouse doing wandering outside in London's predawn chill wearing only jeans and a red bra?

"She was not on an all-night bender," her U.K. rep says of Winehouse's appearance outside her flat at 5:45 a.m. Sunday morning. Winehouse, 24, was sound asleep when she heard a noise outside. Having had friends over earlier in the evening, she wondered if one returned, according to the rep, who said: "She heard all these noises, and she went outside to look and there were all these photographers." The rep added, "She'd been sound asleep, and then there were all these photographers – of course she looked startled."

British newspapers reported the singer – captured in photographs sans makeup and her trademark beehive – was "muttering incomprehensibly."

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December 04, 2007 

Good Deed

Not many kids have a foundation launched in their honor before they're born. But that will be one of the many privileges bestowed upon Nicole Richie and Joel Madden's baby, due in January.

The couple hosted a surprise baby shower Monday for 100 expectant and new moms at the Los Angeles Free Clinic in Hollywood, where they handed out more than $200,000 worth of gifts. "The looks on their faces were priceless," Richie told reporters after the shower. "Some of them didn't even believe us [when they saw the gifts]. They thought we were joking."

The Richie Madden Children's Foundation (at, Madden said, was an idea the couple had when they found out they were expecting. "We grew up in Los Angeles," he said, "and we want our child to be a part of the community, and to know that there's a responsibility to help the community."

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Scent of a Lawsuit

Actress Nicole Kidman is taking legal action against a British newspaper over claims it jeopardized her position as celebrity spokeswoman for a perfumery. The star is suing the Daily Telegraph over claims Kidman preferred Jo Malone's White Jasmine and Mint scent to the product she endorses, Chanel No.5. The article stated Nicole had been "dabbing it on whenever she had a moment" while in the U.K. to promote her new film The Golden Compass. A statement from law firm Schillings - which is acting on Kidman's behalf - insists the allegations were "entirely untrue" and "grossly defamatory." It adds, "We have been instructed to obtain an immediate retraction of such allegations and are taking separate action against the Daily Telegraph."

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Can't Teach a Dog New Tricks

Nobody can distract Bill Clinton from a hot tamale like Penelope Cruz - not even intimidating Vogue editrix Anna Wintour. Last Thursday, Clinton was seated next to Wintour and Queen Sofia of Spain at the Spanish Institute Gold Medal Gala on Park Avenue. According to David Patrick Columbia's, "Mr. Clinton was seated next to the Queen of Spain, on her right, and Mr. Oscar de la Renta was on her left. To the left of Mr. de la Renta was Ms. Cruz, and to the right of Mr. Clinton was Anna Wintour . . . The real highlight of the evening was watching the former president eventually forsake the editor of Vogue as a dinner partner and switch his seat with Mr. de la R so that he could be seated next to the movie star." After being presented with a medallion from Queen Sofia, Clinton told the audience, "I was trying to figure out exactly why I would receive this award tonight. It may be because, even though I'm not of Spanish descent, I've seen every one of Penelope Cruz's movies - and I liked them all."

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December 03, 2007 


Wow. I'm not sure I would have recognized my girl Michelle Phillips here (integral member of one of my favorite groups, the Mamas and the Papas). She's looking, um, well...old and bloated (and eerily like the Joker).

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Blind Item

Which big Hollywood actress is about to come out of the closet? She's been living with her girlfriend in a small town, where all the neighbors know, and the two are now engaged to be married.

Hmm...guesses? Jodie Foster (although, isn't that common knowledge)?

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Happy Birthday, Brit!

Brit celebrated her 26th birthday in Bel Air on Saturday. She arrived with companions Sam Lutfi and cousin Alli Sims, she met up with former club cohort Paris Hilton at the bash.

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