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June 30, 2008 

Legendary Wedding

Chris Evert and Greg Norman were married on Saturday in a sunset ceremony in the Bahamas, the couple confirmed.

The tennis and golf legends, both 53, exchanged vows in front of 140 family and friends, including Matt Lauer and singer-songwriter Corey Hart. "They wanted a romantic wedding," says event planner Mary Fanizzi Krystoff, who decorated the outdoor ceremony and reception areas with cream and blush florals. "They wanted their friends and family to enjoy a wonderful weekend together."

Evert's youngest son Colton, 12, served as ring bearer, and sons Nicky, 14, and Alex, 16, walked her down the aisle. Also present were Norman's daughter Morgan, 23, and son Gregory Jr., 21, who served as best man.

The bride wore a wedding gown by Carolina Herrera. The groom's suit was by Ermenegildo Zegna. The wedding weekend kicked off on Friday with a golf and tennis tournament. Wines from Greg Norman Estates were served at both the Friday rehearsal dinner and Saturday's reception.

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Is He That Cool?

Is Adrian Grenier taking career tips from his pal Lindsay Lohan? The "Entourage" star's birthday is coming up July 10, and one in-the-know source told Page Six, "He's been asking clubs in the Hamptons for $50,000 for the honor of throw ing him a birthday party." Insiders have also noted Grenier's practice of charging upwards of $30,000 for his band the Honey Brothers to play at venues.

Man...it's been forever since we've gotten a new Entourage episode. I'm dying!!!

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June 27, 2008 

Nasty

The word "mess" doesn't only apply to Amy Winehouse's hair and clothes. A Rolling Stone reporter who entered the tattooed singer's London flat for an impromptu interview said it's "in disastrous disarray" with "discarded bags of potato chips, crumpled nuggets of tinfoil, beer bottles, lingerie boxes and scattered old credit cards" everywhere. Winehouse's nightly guests include "musicians, dealers, masseuses, friends and fans."

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Jakey Poo Moves In

Reese Witherspoon and Jake Gyllenhaal are on a path to the altar.

Us Weekly reports in its latest issue, on newsstands now, that Gyllenhaal has quietly moved into Witherspoon's $5 million L.A. home and is already part of her fiercely guarded family.

The actor, 27, is even helping to raise her two kids – Ava, 8, and Deacon, 4 – from her former marriage to Ryan Phillippe. "Marriage is definitely what they are working toward," a source close to the actress, 32, tells Us of the couple who've been together for a year. "They literally don't want to spend any time away from each other," a Witherspoon pal adds.

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June 26, 2008 

Really?

Minnie Driver's babydaddy is Colin Farrell?

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Cyberpals

Barack Obama has downplayed his "email relationship" with Scarlett Johansson – and says the actress doesn't even have his personal address.

Earlier this month, Johansson claimed to have a "personal dialogue" with Obama. She told Politico: "You'd imagine that someone like the senator who is constantly traveling and constantly 'on' - how can he return these personal emails? But he does, and in his off-time I know he also calls people who have donated the minimum to thank them."

But Obama told reporters Tuesday that "she sent one email to [my assistant] Reggie [Love], who forwarded it to me.

"I [wrote] saying, 'Thank you Scarlett for doing what you do,' and suddenly we have this email relationship," he explained.

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June 25, 2008 

Mayer At Least Called

John Mayer might have broken Minka Kelly's heart when he left her for Jennifer Aniston - but he had the decency to call her before the news about them hit the press. A Kelly pal said, "Minka [above] received a call from John prior to the story breaking about his relationship with Jennifer. He apologized to Minka, 'Sorry, but I'm really in love.' "

She found that interesting as, "during his relationship with her, John mentioned, 'I don't really get this Jennifer Aniston thing.' " Mayer's rep declined to comment.

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Lindsay: A New Woman?

Has Lindsay Lohan settled down? The former wild child actress- who called in "sick" to shoots for her last few movies and became known for partying rather than acting - is a new woman, pals said.

"She's showing up early for call time [on her new flick, 'Labor Pains'], she knows her lines and her co-workers actually like her," said one friend. "She's a total pro now." The reason, the friend adds, is because Lohan's girlfriend, Samantha Ronson, "has a calming effect on her." Plus, she's in LA and has separated herself from her bad influences, New York-based mom-ager Dina and dad Michael.

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Crue Is Back!

Mötley Crüe members Mick Mars, Tommy Lee, Vince Neil and Nikki Sixx team up Tuesday outside Late Show with David Letterman's New York City studios. The quartet's Saints of Los Angeles – their first album with all four original members in more than 10 years – hit stores yesterday.

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June 24, 2008 

Seriously?

Heidi Montag's newest song has hit the web. It's called "Fashion," and it's even worse than the one before. Of course, her D-bag boyfriend Spencer Pratt said, "It's the greatest song of my life."

Gotta love the part where she yells, "HEIDI!" and then butchers the French language.

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Back To Her Diva Antics

Jennifer Lopez was a diva with a capital D shopping last week at the Catherine Malandrino boutique on Manhasset's Miracle Mile, near where she lives with hubby Marc Anthony.

"She demanded the store be shut down for her to shop alone, but they said, 'Absolutely not,' " said a spy. "Then one of her eight-person entourage, including two bodyguards with their guns showing, was yelling at the clerk that Jennifer gets a 50 percent discount. Jennifer also tried on about a million outfits, then just threw it all in a pile in the dressing room and didn't buy one thing." J.Lo's rep did not return a call.

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June 23, 2008 

Piecing Together History

Larry Birkhead paid nearly $3,000 at an auction Saturday for lingerie worn by late ex Anna Nicole Smith in a Playboy shoot.

Birkhead explained he paid $1,800 for a pink bustier and $1,000 for a white negligee because he wanted to give their 1-year-old daughter Dannielynn a keepsake of her mother.

"I have a lot of history I have to put together that she doesn't really know about," he told the Associated Press. "Playboy was such a big part of Anna's career. "You know, it's not something I can show today, but something down the road," he added. "It's not going to be in any bedtime stories anytime soon."

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Winehouse Has Emphysema

Amy Winehouse, who has been hospitalized and undergoing tests after collapsing, is suffering the early stages of emphysema, her father says.

"With smoking the crack cocaine and the cigarettes her lungs are all gunked up," Mitch Winehouse tells the Sunday Mirror in the U.K. "There are nodules around the chest and dark marks. She's got 70 percent lung capacity."

The troubled 24-year-old singer was rushed to the hospital June 16 after fainting in her London home. Tests so far have ruled out tuberculosis, but her father says his daughter has serious health problems. "When we got to the hospital a room was ready," Mitch Winehouse tells the newspaper. "Several doctors came in and checked to make sure she didn't need any emergency treatment. They put her on a drip straight away because she was dehydrated. She said, 'Don't worry about me, dad. I know I've got to stop taking drugs now.'"

Winehouse had been awake for 48 hours before going to the hospital, her father says. After she was admitted, she "curled up in bed" and slept for three straight days, he says.

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George Carlin Dies

RIP, George Carlin.

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June 20, 2008 

Where Will Mario Sleep?

Tony Parker and Eva Longoria are putting the finishing touches on their $7 million, 10,000-square foot home in San Antonio, Texas.

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May Have to Download This One

One of the catchiest new songs out there is "The Night I Punched Russell Crowe," by Gaelic Storm, who played in the movie "Titanic." Band member Patrick Murphy claims it's based on his bartending days, when he ordered the hot-tempered Oscar winner to put out his cigarette or be ejected.

The tune goes: "He squared right up to me, somewhat in surprise. Then he narrowed up his gaze, shot me daggers with his eyes. 'If you think you're man enough, go ahead,' he said. I was scared for me life, so I dawked him in the head . . . He lifted up his hands, put them to his nose. Blood was running through his fingers, dripping on his clothes. His bodyguards ran up. 'Get him,' shouted Crowe . . . 'You can't hit me, I'm the Cinderella Man, I'm the Master and Commander, I'm Australian . . . Don't you know I'm dangerous? I'm the outlaw Ben Wade. I am Maximus!' "

Crowe's rep, Alan Nierob, tells us the incident never happened. What does Crowe think of the song? "I don't know if he knows anything about it. Who cares?"

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June 19, 2008 

TMI

"While I’m getting ready I like to relax with a drink — vodka and lemonade — and listen to some James Brown. Then I’ll have a manicure and pedicure — and yes, I wax as well. Men owe it to women to make sure they are well-groomed. I wax my privates. I also wear my fragrance, Unforgivable Black." --P. Diddy

TMI, Diddy!

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At It Again

Voice of an Angel singer Charlotte Church and her rugby player boyfriend are expecting their second child, the couple have announced on her Web site.

"Here we go again!!!" say Church, 22, and Gavin Henson, 26. The couple, who welcomed a daughter, Ruby Megan Henson, last September, are "delighted to announce that they are expecting another baby," the blog says.

"The couple are thrilled, as are their immediate families."

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Derek Does Brit Brit

This performer is getting a lot of praise on the internet this morning. I, for one, am not that impressed, but let me know what you think!

Posted by Lawren at 05:27 AM | Comments (90) | Trackbacks (0)

June 17, 2008 

Jess Says...

Preach on, sista!

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Wino Fainted

Amy Winehouse fainted in her London home Monday and was taken to the hospital, her spokesman confirmed.

Though she "quickly recovered" from not feeling well, the soul diva, 24, did require her manager's assistant "to stop her falling" in her home, her rep said, according to the BBC. The singer's father, Mitch Winehouse, accompanied her to the hospital "as a precaution," according to the rep. He said: "She's fine. It was a brief thing and they took her in as a precaution. Her Dad drove her to a private hospital, but they're unsure what caused it so aren't taking any chances."

Doctors at the London Clinic in Marylebone have not diagnosed her condition or determined what might have caused her to faint, the BBC reports. Winehouse apparently passed out after she was about to sign autographs for some Canadian fans who'd been waiting outside her home all day. When she went to see them, said her rep, she discovered they had gone. It was then that she fainted.

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June 16, 2008 

Tony Awards

Some of the best dressed at the Tony Awards:



Click here for a list of winners. The revival of South Pacific cleaned up!


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Is She in the Dogghouse?

Snoop Dogg's wife, Shante Broadus, was arrested at 12:15 AM PT on Sunday mornng in Fullerton, Ca. for driving under the influence. She was released with a citation -- there's no bail needed for DUI arrests in Fullerton.

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June 13, 2008 

AGAIN???

“Pamela and the kids have moved in with me. It’s awesome, man. It’s definitely working. You can tell on the kids’ faces — they’re happy when we’re together.” -

-Tommy Lee in the recent Rolling Stone

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Lucky Guy

Brazilian supermodel Adriana Lima received an engagement ring Thursday night – her birthday – from basketball star Marko Jaric, his rep tells said.

"He asked and she said yes. They are both incredibly happy and couldn't be more in love," says publicist James Weir. Lima, who turned 27 on Thursday, and Jaric, 29, who plays for the Minnesota Timberwolves, have been dating for about nine months.

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June 11, 2008 

So Wrong

Brooke Hogan has confirmed recent tabloid banter that her mother is dating a nineteen year old dock worker from Clearwater, Florida. Linda Hogan, forty-eight, is dating her children’s former classmate, Charlie Hill, a college-bound water-lover rumored to be taking the former reality star for a ride--financially and otherwise.

“Yes, it’s true,” Brooke tells Michael Yo on his Yo on E! satellite radio show on Tuesday. “I’m totally freaked out. This is really weird. I personally don’t like it at all or condone it.” “I went to school with him,” a mortified Brooke retorted. “He was a grade under me. Me and Nick know him well. Me and Nick are two years apart, and he was right between us in school.”

Despite her utter digust, Brooke, who is twenty and headed for an institution of higher learning herself this Fall, plans to support her mother in any way possible. “She’s my mom, so I have to show her support,” she says. “I’m just staying the course and dealing with it and supporting my family.”

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Celebrity Rehab 2

Rumors have been swirling about who will participate in Celebrity Rehab 2 on VH1. Now it looks like there is an official list, which includes nutty Gary Busey, Celebrity Rehab’s first season cast member Jeff Conaway, Surreal Life’s Tawny Kitaen and American Idol contestant Nicky McKibbon.

Gary Busey won’t be in treatment though - strangely enough, he’ll be a mentor to the rehab patients. Busey kicked his cocaine addiction 13 years ago. Dr. Drew, naturally, will assist the rehabbers once again on Celebrity Rehab 2, which also includes Sean Stewart (son of Rod Stewart), model/actress Amber Smith, Rodney King, and Guns N’ Roses’ Steven Adler. Celebrity Rehab 2 begins airing in October.

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Mario Feels at Home

Like we needed anymore proof that he is a wiener.

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June 10, 2008 

Whoops!

Three celebrities from NBC's upcoming "Celebrity Circus" found out the hard way the show isn't all clowning around. Christopher Knight fractured his forearm while practicing with the German Wheel, a giant disc he failed to control. Stacey Dash cracked three ribs climbing "the silks," a length of fabric suspended 30 feet in the air. And during a rehearsal, Olympic swimmer Janet Evans fell 15 feet from a trapeze. Evans also caused a wardrobe malfunction for her female partner when her fishnet stockings got caught on her partner's top and pulled it down. "She was completely exposed to the cast and crew," said a spy. "Janet was trying to help her. That's when she lost her balance and fell." The injured were quickly taken care of. The show, which premieres tomorrow, provides the "highest safety measures," said the insider.

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Another Project for Simpson

Jessica Simpson plans to launch a line of intimate apparel – bras, sleepwear, loungewear - due out for next Spring. This venture will expand on her already existing footwear, swimwear, and beauty product line.

Hmm. I'll be interested to see this. I really like her shoe line--very cute and reasonably priced.

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Tori's Tot

Tori Spelling and husband Dean McDermott welcomed their second child, a daughter, on Monday.

Stella Doreen McDermott was born at 3:13 p.m. in a Los Angeles hospital via C-section. She weighed 6 lbs., 8 oz. and was 19 3/4 inches long, a rep for Spelling says. The couple also have a 1-year-old son, Liam Aaron. McDermott, 41, has a son, Jack, 9, from a previous marriage.

Hope Tori and Stella end up getting along better than Tori and her mom, Candy, do!

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June 09, 2008 

Weird

A former teacher accused of having sex with students sent a letter of support to the jailed son of Hulk Hogan, authorities said.

Stephanie Ragusa, who is also in jail, sent the letter June 2 to 17-year-old Nick Bollea, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said.

The letter was intercepted by Pinellas County sheriff's deputies after they recognized Ragusa's name, the jail's return address and her docket number on the envelope, authorities said. Bollea, who is serving an eight-month sentence on a charge of reckless driving with serious bodily injury, was later given a copy of the letter.

Ragusa, 29, is facing charges of lewd or lascivious battery and unlawful sexual activity with a minor. The telephone at the office of Ragusa's attorney rang unanswered Saturday.

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Babies!

Jessica Alba and husband Cash Warren have welcomed a baby girl. Honor Marie Warren was born June 7 in Los Angeles, her rep, Brad Cafarelli, confirms. This is the couple's first child.


Lisa Marie Presley is about to burst, and boy, does she look happy.


And, let's not forget this one...pregnant "man" Thomas Beatie is due in 4 weeks.

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June 06, 2008 

Smart Move?

The party Calvin Klein Inc. threw the other night for its new perfume, Secret Obsession, was supposed to be held at the Broome Street building where Heath Ledger died. But just minutes before it was to start, company reps e-mailed invitees that the event was canceled. Then they sent e-mails saying it was moved to Barolo on West Broadway.

"People said the landlord of Heath's building had a problem, but it may have been because the Klein people thought it was in such bad taste to have it there," said an insider. Another guest said the substitute venue was a "mess" with "bright lighting, no music and angry guests."

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Survey Says?

Fug dress, too much vodka, or pregnant? You decide.

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Dunzo

They're dunzo.


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June 05, 2008 

Awesome

This is awesome. Never thought I'd hear Anderson say, "I want to be your Boooooooooo..." :)

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Who Knew?

Wouldn't have predicted this one when I was chilling out on the couch way back when watching Full House.

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June 04, 2008 

Who Would Have Thought?

Kevin Federline is the new father of the year!

Just in time for Father's Day, Prive Las Vegas will award the proud papa of four his "father of the year" status at a party he is slated to host there June 13. Sources say he will be awarded the title during a presentation at the club.

The unofficial honor is Federline's second such recognition in a relatively short time. Last November, Details magazine also anointed him father of the year – an honor he shared with onetime Anna Nicole Smith boyfriend Larry Birkhead.

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Bill and Gina?

Vanity Fair published an in-depth article about Bill Clinton by Todd Purdum. In it the author hints that the former president's behavior in the past few years has been quite frisky, mentioning "more recent high-end Hollywood dinner-party gossip that Clinton has been seen visiting with the actress Gina Gershon in California."

The quote had both Gershon and Clinton up in arms, with the Bound star demanding through her lawyers from the law firm Lavely & Singer that a retraction be printed, as well as a correction to the story. Gershon's camp claims that the piece "outrageously insinuates that Ms. Gershon has had an inappropriate sexual relationship with President Clinton. This is absolutely false."

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June 03, 2008 

A Little Scare

Kelsey Grammer was hospitalized in Hawaii after suffering a mild heart attack, his rep says.

The 53-year-old Frasier star is "resting comfortably" and expected to be released early this week, the rep says in a statement. "Grammer experienced symptoms Saturday morning after paddle boarding with his wife Camille at their Hawaiian home," the statement says. "Grammer was immediately taken to an area hospital where it was determined that he had a mild heart attack."

Get well, Frasier!

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Maybe She Snorted Them

Courtney Love reports that Kurt Cobain's ashes have been stolen. Love is said to be "suicidal" after finding Kurt's remains missing from her Hollywood home. She had kept the singer's ashes in a pink teddy-bear-shaped bag along with a lock of his hair.

But a couple of weeks ago, she was horrified to discover them gone, along with thousands of dollars worth of clothes and jewelry.

Courtney said: "I can't believe anyone would take Kurt's ashes from me. "I find it disgusting and right now I'm suicidal. "If I don't get them back I don't know what I'll do." The sad news will sicken the millions of Cobain and Nirvana fans worldwide.

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June 02, 2008 

And We Lose Another Legend

Legendary designer Yves Saint Laurent, who reworked the rules of fashion by putting women into elegant pantsuits that came to define how modern women dressed, died Sunday evening, a longtime friend and associate said. He was 71.

Pierre Berge said Saint Laurent died at his Paris home following a long illness.

A towering figure of 20th century fashion, Saint Laurent was widely considered the last of a generation that included Christian Dior and Coco Chanel and made Paris the fashion capital of the world, with the Rive Gauche, or Left Bank, as its elegant headquarters.

In the fast-changing world of haute couture, Saint Laurent was hailed as the most influential and enduring designer of his time. From the first YSL tuxedo and his trim pantsuits to see-through blouses, safari jackets and glamorous gowns, Saint Laurent created instant classics that remain stylish decades later.

When the designer announced his retirement in 2002 at age 65 and the closure of the Paris-based haute couture house he had founded 40 years earlier, it was mourned in the fashion world as the end of an era. His ready-to-wear label, Rive Gauche, which was sold to Gucci in 1999, still has boutiques around the world.

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