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August 29, 2008 

Enough Phelps, Already!

Michael Phelps is making the rounds on the small screen.

The Olympic swimmer shot a cameo appearance for Entourage with Kevin Connolly in NYC Thursday, HBO confirmed.

The fifth season of the show debuts September 7.

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Thanks For Sharing

"I have voluntarily entered a facility for the treatment of sex addiction." "I ask for respect and privacy for my wife and children as we deal with this situation as a family." --David Duchovny

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August 28, 2008 

Phelps to Host SNL

Though already accustomed to the spotlight, the hero of the Beijing Olympic games, Michael Phelps, will make his acting debut when he hosts the season premiere of NBC's Saturday Night Live on Sept. 13.

The show will kick of the 34th season of the venerable comedy institution, which has had recent success when such sports figures as LeBron James and Peyton Manning have hosted. Lil Wayne will be the musical guest.

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Caption This!

Caption this!

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Not too much longer, folks! The boys will be back September 7th! :)

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August 27, 2008 

Wise One

Kid Rock, on celebrity political endorsements:

"I truly believe that people like myself, who are in a position of entertainers in the limelight, should keep their mouth shut on politics." "Because at the end of the day, I'm good at writing songs and singing. What I'm not educated in is the field of political science. And so for me to be sharing my views and influencing people of who I think they should be voting for ... I think would be very irresponsible on my part."

"I think celebrity endorsements hurt politicians. As soon as somebody comes out for a politician, especially in Hollywood, when they all go, 'I'm voting for this guy!' – I go, 'That's not who I'm voting for!"

Word, Kid. Word.

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Maddox is sportin' a smurf-like mohawk.

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No Talent Ass-Clown


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August 26, 2008 

Is It In the Water?

Jenna Jameson and Charlie Sheen's woman (well, at least the one he is currently married to) are knocked up.

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August 25, 2008 

Let's Get Physical

I'm not sure what the hell Heidi is doing, although the caption says she's filming the video for her new song, Overdosin'.

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Beckhams Crash

David and Victoria Beckham were involved in a car accident, this past Friday, reports Hollyscoop.

The Beckhams narrowly escaped injury after David lost control of the BMW he was driving and smashed against a wall. They were on their way to the airport from their home in France. David was reportedly rushing to the airport for a flight to Beijing, China to take part in the Olympics closing ceremony on Sunday. Victoria was severely shaken and crying, but fortunately, the couple did not suffer any injuries.

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Cher As Catwoman?

Cher has been lined up to star in the next Batman movie, it has been claimed. The 62-year-old singer and actress is reported to be in talks to play Catwoman opposite Christian Bale in the third Batman film from British director Christopher Nolan.

The Oscar-winner will join a cast that includes Johnny Depp as The Riddler as she plays the whip-carrying burglar. The character has also been played by Michelle Pfeiffer and Halle Berry.

A studio executive said: "Cher is Nolan's first choice to play Catwoman. He wants to her to portray her like a vamp in her twilight years. "The new Catwoman will be the absolute opposite of Michelle Pfeiffer and Halle Berry's purring creations."

Filming of the new Batman instalment, provisionally entitled The Caped Crusader, is due to begin in Vancouver early next year.

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August 22, 2008 


New couple?

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Gwen Stefani and her rocker husband Gavin Rossdale welcomed their second child, a son, on Thursday in Los Angeles.

Zuma Nesta Rock Rossdale was born at 12:46 p.m. and weighed 8 1/2 lbs. He joins the couple's other son Kingston, who turned 2 in May.

"Kingston, Gwen and Gavin Rossdale welcomed the newest member of their family," they say in a statement. "Mother, baby and family are all happy and healthy.

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August 21, 2008 

She's Reaching For Work

Check out Jessica Simpson's new beer ad. Is it seriously called Stampede Light? Give me a break. Vodka, please!

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Ricky Martin is a father to twin boys born via a surrogate. Huh?

Angie Harmon and husband Jason Sehorn are expecting their third child.

It's another girl for Matt Damon and his wife, Luciana. "Matt and Lucy Damon had a baby girl named Gia Zavala on Wednesday, Aug. 20th. Everyone's doing great," Damon's rep, Jennifer Allen, said. "She is a healthy baby girl." The newest addition is the third little girl in the Damon household, joining big sisters Isabella, 2, and Alexia, 10.

And, one on the way?

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August 19, 2008 

Wedding Album

Here came the brides.

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Applegate Is Cancer Free

Christina Applegate, who was diagnosed with an early form of breast cancer this month, revealed on ABC's Good Morning America Tuesday that she has undergone a double mastectomy – even though cancer was only detected in one of her breasts.

Privately, she admits, "Sometimes I cry. Sometimes I scream, and I get really angry and I get really into wallowing in self-pity sometimes, and I think it’s all part of healing."

Having watched her mother, Nancy Priddy, battle breast cancer – and then suffer from a recurrence many years later – the Emmy-nominated star of Samantha Who?, 36, told interviewer Robin Roberts that she wasn't taking any chances, especially since she has the breast cancer gene, BRCA1.

"My decision, after looking at all the treatment plans that were possibilities for me, the only one that seemed the most logical and the one that was going to work for me was to have a bilateral mastectomy," said Applegate. "So basically I had a prophylactic double mastectomies."

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August 18, 2008 

Hefty Divorce Settlement

The third time was certainly not the charm for Phil Collins, who's facing yet another pricey divorce.

After six years of marriage and two children, the musician's former wife, Swiss-born Orianne Cevey, 35, has received a $46.76 million cash payout from Collins, 57, reports Britain's Daily Mirror.

The record settlement – Britain's biggest ever in a celebrity divorce – tops by some $2 million what Paul McCartney gave Heather Mills earlier this year.

Collins is no stranger to expensive breakups. Second wife Jill Tavelman received $34 million after he ended their relationship by fax in 1994. In all, according to a Daily Telegraph tally, Collins's divorces have cost him $84 million – nearly a third of his estimated $280 fortune. Collins and Cevey met on tour in 1994 while she was working as a translator. Their children are Nicolas, 8, and Matthew, 4.

Collins also has three other children: Lily, from his marriage with Tavelman, and Simon and Joelyi, from his first marriage – to Canadian-born Andrea Bertorelli. That union ended in 1979.

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Wacko Jacko

Michael Jackson hasn't spoken to his brothers since he was acquitted of child molestation charges three years ago - even though they've been trying to reach him about money he owes them. Sources say Wacko Jacko owes Jermaine, Tito, Marlon and Jackie Jackson $840,000 in royalties from their Jackson 5 hits. Since Michael won't talk to them, and is said to be in a wheelchair, it's unlikely he'll join his siblings on Sept. 4 when they pick up their lifetime achievement salutes at the BMI Urban Awards.

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August 15, 2008 

Wedding Bells For Ellen

Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi, 35, will wed this weekend in California.

The pair are planning a small, intimate ceremony with only a few close friends and family.

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August 14, 2008 


"I don't believe in God, I believe in Al Pacino, and that's true. If I ever get a phone call saying, 'Would you like to work with Pacino?,' I would go crazy."

--Javier Bardem in Time magazine

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Dallas Reunion

J.R., Bobby, Sue Ellen and other members of the Ewing clan are getting back together for a "Dallas" reunion party.

Cast members of the popular prime-time soap opera that ran from 1978-91 will return to the Southfork Ranch north of Dallas on Nov. 8 to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the show. Several key actors, including Larry Hagman, Linda Gray and Patrick Duffy, have confirmed they will attend.

Hagman, who played central character J.R. Ewing, a scheming oil baron and cattle rancher, said he is looking forward to the event. "I may not be able to do the 40th," said Hagman, 76, in an interview with The Dallas Morning News. "Thirty years is pretty good, and the show is still very popular."

The reunion at the ranch in suburban Parker, north of Dallas, is open to the public. Tickets go on sale Aug. 22 and will cost between $100 and $1,000. The event will include fireworks, a country music concert, a question-and-answer session with the cast and tours of the mansion.

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August 13, 2008 

Single Again


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Holy Fox Trot, Batman!

Adam West may be busting a move on "Dancing With the Stars." The original "Batman," now almost 80, is being considered for a spot on the next "Dancing" season. "Adam is in outstanding shape," said a source. "He works out an hour a day and walks with his big dog on his farm in Sun Valley, Idaho." A rep for West said that he is "not definite yet, but is one of the people they are seriously looking at. They will decide on everyone on Aug. 25."

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Jay-Z Increases Empire

Jay-Z is about to get richer. Las Vegas spies said the hip-hop mogul's in talks with the Las Vegas Sands Corp. - owners of the Venetian and the Palazzo - to sell them a 50 percent stake in his sports club, 40/40, for $44 million. An insider added, "That will make the 40/40 club in Vegas the largest sports booking operation. People can gamble both at the tables and on games. The Sands will also have the right to open 40/40 clubs in London and across Europe."

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Adrian Grenier and his girlfriend, Transformers 2 star Isabel Lucas, have split on the heels of her car crash while driving with costar Shia LaBeouf, a source said.

The pair broke up about three weeks ago, right after the accident that left LaBeouf with a crushed hand. "It wasn't working out," says a source. "Adrian saw her with Shia and that was kind of it – the crash, their hanging out. He obviously didn't appreciate it."

Lucas, 22, was the passenger in LaBeouf's car. She was treated for minor bumps and bruises at the hospital and released. Lucas's rep confirmed that the actress "is single." According to reports, Lucas had been dating Entourage star Grenier, 32, for several months.

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August 12, 2008 

Trubs in Paradise?

Are Paris and Benji dunzo? Did she dump him for Myspace co-founder and CEO Chris DeWolfe?

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Take That, Peyton

Eli Manning does Men's Vogue. Lookin' good (and angry)!

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Tom Gets Replaced

The new film, Edwin A. Salt, will now star Angelina Jolie instead of Tom Cruise.

Once expected to star Tom Cruise, the Columbia Pictures espionage thriller will be redrafted by screenwriter Kurt Wimmer as a star vehicle for Angelina Jolie. Philip Noyce remains attached as director and Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Sunil Perkashare producing.

Jolie is close to a deal to play the title character, a CIA officer who’s accused by a defector of being a Russian sleeper spy and must elude capture long enough to establish her innocence.

Cruise had long flirted with the project, but that ended recently. The well-regarded script had several male movie stars circling. Jolie took a liking to it, prompting the studio’s decision to rewrite it. Sources said the project won’t require that much of an overhaul to suit her.

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August 11, 2008 

Jen's Not Laughing

John Mayer may have gone too far when he recently joked about being unfaithful to girlfriend Jennifer Aniston.

Last month, the singer-songwriter admitted to concertgoers that he’s experienced “dream cheating.” Now magazine reports the former “Friend” failed to find the humor in his comments. “One of the things that causes tensions between them at times is the jokes John makes when Jen isn't around,” a source said. “She wasn't happy when he told the audience at his show in California on July 26 that he had a dream he had made out with someone other than her.”

Not to worry. Jen’s sure to forgive John for his nocturnal gallivanting soon. A fan who attended the Mountain View show told E! News the singer tried to make it up to the actress that same night. “(John) had to do his penance to his girlfriend by singing ‘Dreaming with a Broken Heart,’” the audience member said.

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The Boss Bowl

The next Super Bowl is really going to rock. This year, Tom Petty rocked the halftime crowd at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz. But Super Bowl XLIII on Feb. 1 in Tampa will feature Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, sources said. "He was just confirmed," a spy added. "Little Stevie (Van Zandt) has already rented out the Hard Rock Café for a party."

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Sad and surprising.

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August 08, 2008 

He's No Goose

How does Brody Jenner keep track of all his conquests? With a little help from his sidekick on "The Hills," Frankie Delgado. Our spy overheard Delgado in Washington Square Park Wednesday clueing his playboy pal in on who the woman chatting with them was. "A cute blonde walked up to them, and Brody looked confused as to who she was," said a source. But then Delgado told him, 'You slept with her in Cabo.' " Could you ask for more in a wing man?

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Jewel Got Hitched

Jewel's a newlywed.

The singer and her longtime boyfriend, rodeo champion Ty Murray, eloped to the Bahamas and exchanged vows in a private ceremony Thursday night, her rep said

"She wore a traditional wedding gown, while Ty wore his favorite blue jeans, white shirt and cowboy hat," says Jewel's rep. "The couple is very happy and look forward to enjoying their honeymoon."

The pair, who never announced an engagement, have been together for ten years and share a 2,200-acre ranch in Stephenville, Texas. Murray, 38, who hosted Ty Murray's Celebrity Bull-Riding Challenge on CMT last year, currently stars in the video for his wife's new country single, "I Do."

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August 06, 2008 

Future Energy Strategist?

See more funny videos at Funny or Die

Paris responds to McCain (and Obama).

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Lisa-Marie To Have Twins

Hunka hunka burnin' twins.

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August 05, 2008 

Say It On a T-shirt

In case you had any doubt...

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August 04, 2008 

Applegate Diagnosed With Breast Cancer

Christina Applegate has been diagnosed with an early form of breast cancer her rep confirmed Saturday.

"Benefitting from early detection through a doctor ordered MRI, the cancer is not life threatening," the Emmy nominated Samantha Who? star's rep said in a statement. "Christina is following the recommended treatment of her doctors and will have a full recovery."

Applegate's mother is a breast cancer survivor. "The first time she was diagnosed I was a very young girl – probably 7. I'm not sure it really fully hit me at the time, but she had to undergo surgery and have a mastectomy and reconstructive surgery," Applegate, 36, told USA Today in 2003.

"It was devastating for my mother to lose one of her breasts and have to go through all that," Applegate said. "It is a very personal cancer for the women it affects. This is about women's womanhood. It's one of the aspects of our femininity."

Applegate is scheduled to appear on September 5, alongside stars including Meryl Streep, Jennifer Aniston Scarlett Johansson, Charlize Theron, and Sally Field at the Stand Up to Cancer telethon.

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Knox and Vivienne

The twins! $14M worth of them.

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August 01, 2008 


Are Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams back together?

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And, she rocks the tight-rolled jeans yet again. Does she play a dude in her new play or something? She's looking more like one every day.

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