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5:30 PM ET, April 15, 2012

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Katie Nicholl / Daily Mail:
Dame Maggie poised to end her acid reign at Downton Abbey after third series  —  Dame Maggie Smith is preparing to deliver her final acid put-down as the Dowager Countess in Downton Abbey.  —  She has told writer Julian Fellowes she wants the third series to be her last, although he has persuaded her to do the Christmas special.
Chrisa / RADAR:
Amanda Bynes Still Partying, Refusing To Go To Rehab  —  Amanda Bynes isn't letting her recent DUI arrest slow her down.  The former Nickelodeon star hit both the Chateau Marmont and the hip nightclub Greystone Manor Thursday night, despite pleadings from some around her to go into rehab.
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Dahvi Shira / People.com:
Amanda Bynes Has Another (Small) Driving Mishap
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Bizarre - The Sun:
Coma vigil for Bee Gee Robin Gibb  —  Family at brave star's bedside  —  BEE Gees pop legend Robin Gibb was in a coma last night, amid fears he has only days to live.  —  The 62-year-old star's family were keeping a bedside vigil.  —  Robin has been battling colon and liver cancer and now has pneumonia.
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Colin Daniels / Digital Spy:
Robin Gibb in coma, family at bedside
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People.com:
Courtney Love Apologizes to Daughter Frances Bean  —  Courtney Love is reaching out to her daughter Frances Bean Cobain - on Twitter.  —  Love previously angered her daughter by claiming on the social media site that Kurt Cobain's former bandmate Dave Grohl “hit on” Frances Bean …
omg!:
He didn't talk about his new relationship with Michelle Williams on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno Friday, but Jason Segel definitely had the actress on his mind.  —  After taping his segment on the talk show, The Five-Year Engagement actor, 32, was spotting holding his iPhone with pictures of Williams, 31, taped on the back.
Discussion: PerezHilton
Zach Johnson / Us Weekly:
Lady Antebellum's Dave Haywood Marries Kelli Cashiola!  »  —  Lady Antebellum's Dave Haywood is a married man!  —  The country musician, 29, wed Kelli Cashiola outside Nashville Saturday, several sources confirm to Us Weekly.  They announced their engagement in December 2011 …
Discussion: omg! and PerezHilton
Kelsey Grammer / TMZ.com:
Home Kelsey Grammer Gets Wife's Name Tattooed on His Hip  —  A Hip New Tattoo  —  57-year-old Kelsey Grammer rolled into a tattoo parlor to get his first ink job done ... and chose to tattoo his wife's name on his right hip.  Not the most manly spot, is it?
Liz Raftery / People.com:
Emily Maynard's The Bachelorette Portrait Revealed  —  It's off to the roses!  —  Emily Maynard's official portrait for her upcoming season of The Bachelorette has been revealed exclusively to PEOPLE.  —  Maynard, 26, whom Brad Womack chose as the winner on his season of The Bachelor …
Steve Helling / People.com:
Tim Tebow: I'm Still Single  —  He has been linked with Taylor Swift and Glee star Dianna Agron, but quarterback Tim Tebow says he isn't currently dating anyone.  —  “I'm still single,” he told PEOPLE with a chuckle at the Tim Tebow Foundation Celebrity Golf Classic on Friday.
Mary Green / People.com:
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt Are Engaged  —  Break out the champagne - Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are engaged - officially!  —  “Yes, it's confirmed,” Pitt's manager Cynthia Pett-Dante tells PEOPLE.  “It is a promise for the future and their kids are very happy.  There's no date set at this time.”
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Ross Luippold / The Huffington Post:
Romney On ‘SNL’?  GOP Candidate Asked To Host By Lorne Michaels … REACT:  —  FOLLOW:  —  Mitt Romney, SNL, SNL, Video, James Downey, Jason Sudeikis, Jim Downey, Maureen Dowd, Seth Meyers, Lorne Michael, Mitt Romney SNL, Mitt Romney Comedy, Mitt Romney Saturday Night Live, Romney, Comedy News
Discussion: New York Times, PerezHilton and Gawker
Jen Heger / RADAR:
Taylor Armstrong ‘Freaked Out’ By Bravo Phasing Her Out Of Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills  —  Taylor Armstrong was unaware that producers of Bravo's The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills are planning to phase her out of the show, and called network executives after reading RadarOnline.com's …
The Twilight Saga / Facebook:
A Production Update From Bill Condon  —  Hello Twihards!  —  Greetings from Los Angeles, where we're hard at work on BREAKING DAWN, PART TWO.  It's truly crazy to think that it's been a year since we wrapped production in Vancouver, since for those of us in the editing room the work has never stopped.
Discussion: Deadline.com
 
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Jay A. Fernandez / Hollywood Reporter:
Ben Affleck and Justin Timberlake to Star in ‘Runner, Runner’
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Photo Shoot for ‘FLAVOR’ Magazine
Mike Fleming / Deadline.com/hollywood:
Dennis Lehane's ‘Live By Night’ Acquired By Warner Bros For Leonardo DiCaprio
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Champ Clark / People.com:
Ryan O'Neal Diagnosed with Prostate Cancer
Cindy Adams / New York Post:
Not fazed at all  —  Kris Humphries didn't let Kanye West's song …
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Brooklyn Decker Gets Gorgeous For GQ
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Miley Cyrus Is Acting Out Because Liam's Getting Too Famous And Might Leave Her. Makes Sense.
 

 
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