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7:30 PM ET, May 16, 2012

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Marc Malkin / E! Online:
Sources: Jennifer Lopez Is Leaving American Idol!  —  Jennifer Lopez may have just been named by Forbes magazine today as the most powerful celebrity, but her reign at American Idol is coming to an end.  —  While J.Lo has publicly said she has yet to make a decision about her future on Idol …
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Dorothy Pomerantz / Show Me The Money:
J.Lo's Stunning Career Reincarnation Puts Her No. 1 On The Celebrity 100  —  Click above for full photo gallery: The 2012 Celebrity 100  —  It used to be enough for a celebrity to act or sing or swing a bat really well.  Now to be considered a real success, he or she needs to sell clothes …
TMZ.com:
‘American Idol’ — We Really, Really Want Jennifer Lopez Back  —  We Really, Really Want Jennifer Lopez Back  —  EXCLUSIVE  —  Jennifer Lopez isn't sure if she'll come back for a third season of “American Idol,” but the big cheese on the show says he wants her back in the worst way.
Us Weekly:
Jennifer Lopez Is Leaving American Idol
Discussion: PerezHilton, Gossip Cop and E! Online
TMZ.com:
Mary Kennedy Dead — Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s Wife Dies at 52  —  Dead at 52  —  BREAKING NEWS  —  Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s estranged wife has died.  —  Law enforcement sources tell TMZ, 52-year-old Mary Kennedy was found dead in her Mount Kisco, New York home this afternoon.
Discussion: omg! and The Hollywood Gossip
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Walsten / RADAR:
Police At Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s House, His Wife Mary Dead At 52  —  Police At Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s House, Source Says His Wife Is Dead  —  By Radar Staff  —  Police are currently at the home of Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in New York, RadarOnline.com has learned exclusively.
Discussion: Dlisted
TMZ.com:
Nick Stahl — ‘Terminator 3’ Star Reported Missing  —  ‘Terminator 3’ Star Reported Missing  —  EXCLUSIVE  —  Nick Stahl — the actor who played John Connor in “Terminator 3” — is missing ... this according to his wife.  —  Law enforcement officials confirm ... Stahl's wife filed …
Drew Magary / GQ:
Man Up Bieber  —  Justin Bieber is now 18 years old.  Which means, technically, he's an adult.  But the question remains: Is he a man?  (If you just laughed, congratulations: You're mean.)  GQ sent Drew Magary to spend one wild night with the Beeb in Los Angeles right after his big birthday …
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Us Weekly:
Justin Bieber, 18: “I've Had a Beer”
Jen Heger / RADAR:
New John Travolta Sex Accuser: Gym Employee Accuses Him Of Groping  —  A new man has come forward accusing John Travolta of sexual misconduct, RadarOnline.com is exclusively reporting.  —  The new accuser, making a total of four to date, is a gym employee who accuses the Grease star of groping and fondling him against his will.
Discussion: Dlisted, PerezHilton and The Blemish
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Celebslam:
Elisabetta Canalis was ‘killed’ at Cannes today  —  Sacha Baron Cohen and Elisabetta Canalis on a yacht anchored in front of the Hotel Du Cap Eden Roc in Antibes, France (5/16)  —  As part of a publicity stunt to promote his new movie The Dictator, Sasha Baron Cohen dressed up as General Aladeen today …
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Beth Anne Macaluso / Us Weekly:
Sacha Baron Cohen's Dictator “Kills” Elisabetta Canalis in Bizarre Cannes Stunt
Discussion: PerezHilton and Crushable
Molly Goodson / PopSugar:
Video: Kristen Stewart Talks “Mind-Blowing” SWATH and Twilight Similarities  —  We had a chance to sit down with Kristen Stewart for an interview outside of London over the weekend.  She stars in the upcoming Snow White and the Huntsman and has been busy promoting the film all week with stops in France and Germany.
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Taryn Ryder / Celebuzz:
Kristen Stewart on Doing ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ With Robert Pattinson: I Think We're a Good Team (EXCLUSIVE)
TMZ.com:
Joey Lawrence — Whoa, I'm a Stripper!  —  Whoa, I'm a Stripper!  —  EXCLUSIVE  —  Joey Lawrence is taking it all off ... or most of it at least ... because the 90s heartthrob just inked a deal with the man-stripper crew at Chippendales in Vegas.  —  A rep for the beefcake brigade tells TMZ …
Discussion: Hollywood Rag and Hollywood.com
Matthew Belloni / Hollywood Reporter:
Marvel Moolah: Robert Downey Jr. ‘Avengers’ Pay Set to Hit $50 Million  —  A deal incorporating box office bonuses and back-end compensation for the man who plays Iron Man blows away the salaries of his superhero co-stars.  —  A version of this story appeared in The Hollywood Reporter magazine.
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Variety:
Badge Dale joins ‘Iron Man 3’ as Eric Savin
Discussion: Oh No They Didn't!
Jessica / INF Daily:
Exclusive Pics!  Lourdes Leon Supports Gay Marriage On Her T-Shirt!  —  Lourdes Leon made her feelings about gay marriage perfectly clear on her way to school this morning in New York City.  Madonna's 15-year-old daughter wore a t-shirt emblazoned with the message “Legalize Gay, Repeal Prop 8 Now.”
Discussion: TMZ.com and DrunkenStepfather
Kaiser / Cele|bitchy:
Jennifer Aniston's latest Smart Water ads: ridiculously Photoshopped or just cute?  —  Jennifer Aniston is still the face of SmartWater.  Us Weekly says that this is her “second” year as the face of the Glaceau brand, but I seem to remember her getting the contract... maybe back in 2009?
Discussion: Celebs.com and Us Weekly
Michael K / Dlisted:
Hot Slut Of The Day!  —  FINALLY, fashion has given us what we really, really want in this life: PEEEEEEEEEEEN!  These peen leggings are the perfect pants for you or the dick worshiper in your life who want to scream their love of cock from their legs while keeping it cute.
Discussion: Queerty and Best Week Ever
omg!:
Rachel Uchitel Welcomes Baby Girl  —  Rachel Uchitel, the alleged former mistress of Tiger Woods, has given birth to a baby girl.  —  According to Celebuzz, the 36-year-old - who also appeared on “Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew” - and husband Matt Hahn welcomed their first child on Tuesday evening a 5:04 PM.
Discussion: X17 Online
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Shari Weiss / Gossip Cop:
Rachel Uchitel Welcomes Baby Girl!
Discussion: Dailyfill
Michelle Manetti / The Huffington Post:
Ke$ha Makeover?  Singer Dons Flapper Outfit, Shows Off Elegant New Look (PHOTOS, POLL) … REACT:  —  FOLLOW:  —  Beauty, Celebrity Style, Polls, Video, BMI Music Awards 2012, Flapper Style, Ke$Ha, Ke$Ha BMI Pop Music Awards 2012: Singer Dons Flapper Outfit, Kesha, Style News
 
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Vulture:
Bill Lawrence Won't Be Cougar Town's Showrunner Next Season
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Mesfin Fekadu / Associated Press:
Game over: Tia Mowry not returning to BET's ‘Game’
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Beth Anne Macaluso / Us Weekly:
Beyonce Wears Shorts, Almost No Makeup at Broadway Show
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Mindy Kaling / Vulture:
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Chris Hemsworth Steps Out With Newborn Baby India For The First Time [PHOTOS]
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Michael K / Dlisted:
About Dr. Oz's Peen Print.....
Discussion: TMZ.com and Cele|bitchy
omg!:
Linda Hogan Splits With Younger Boyfriend
Discussion: X17 Online
omg!:
Maria Menounos: I Was “Prepared” for Dancing With the Stars Elimination
Discussion: Us Weekly, PerezHilton and X17 Online
Bedhead / Cele|bitchy:
Tom Cruise as serious rock star in full W mag shoot: embarrassing or cool?
Noelle Talmon / Starpulse:
Hayden Panettiere Shows Off Her Curves In A Red Dress With Devil's Tail
Alicia Dennis / People.com:
Kate's Sexy Style Shows Off Her Blossoming Confidence
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