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12:50 PM ET, January 17, 2013

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Deadspin:
Manti Te'o's Dead Girlfriend, The Most Heartbreaking And Inspirational Story Of The College Football Season, Is A Hoax  —  Notre Dame's Manti Te'o, the stories said, played this season under a terrible burden.  A Mormon linebacker who led his Catholic school's football program back to glory …
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lifeandstylemag.com:
Khloé Kardashian Kicks Lamar Odom Out, Stays at LA Hotel for Week (EXCLUSIVE)  —  Life & Style can reveal that Khloé Kardashian told husband Lamar Odom to leave the couple's $4 million mansion after calling him out over his late-night partying with other women.
Discussion: The Hollywood Gossip
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Dahvi Shira / People.com:
Kim Kardashian: I Would Love to Be Divorced  —  Enough is enough - Kim Kardashian just wants to be legally single again.  —  More than a year after filing to dissolve her marriage to Kris Humphries, the reality starlet, 32, said on Tuesday, “In a perfect world, of course I would love to be divorced.”
E! Online:
NEWS/Kim Kardashian Talks Baby Names, “Love of My Life” Kanye West and Slams Khloé and Lamar Odom Split Rumors  —  Kim Kardashian has a lot to smile about these days.  —  The pregnant Kourtney & Kim Take Miami star gushed to E! News Wednesday that Kanye West is “the love of my life.”
Britney Spears / TMZ.com:
IN BIDDING WAR!  —  There is a raging war among 3 Las Vegas properties to snag Britney Spears as their headliner ... TMZ has learned.  —  TMZ broke the story last week ... Britney was in serious negotiations with one of the Caesars properties to perform several nights a week on a regular basis …
Justin Ravitz / Us Weekly:
Jenelle Evans Confirms Second Pregnancy, Debuts Baby Bump in Bra  —  Bump alert!  Early Thursday, Jan. 17, Jenelle Evans confirmed the news that she's pregnant with her second child with photographic proof on Instagram.  Clad in a bra and sweatpants, the 21-year-old Teen Mom 2 star posed …
Daily Mail:
Has Taylor Swift had a secret boob job?  Singer's curves spark surgery talk  —  She arrived at the recent People's Choice Awards in a plunging white dress which flashed a good portion of flesh.  —  But new reports are suggesting that Taylor Swift may have undergone some enhancements to her figure of late.
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Taylor Swift / Us Weekly:
Taylor Swift Shares Picture of Herself Back in the Studio After Harry Styles Split
Sarah / People.com:
Baby Boy on the Way for Kara DioGuardi  —  Kara DioGuardi is going to be a mom!  —  The Grammy-nominated songwriter, who also served as a judge on American Idol's eighth and ninth seasons, confirms to PEOPLE exclusively that she and husband Mike McCuddy will welcome their first child via gestational surrogate in the coming weeks.
Michael O'Connell / Hollywood Reporter:
‘The Office’ EP Talks ‘Changing’ Endgame, Returning Cast and the Long Goodbye  —  Reaffirming there are no plans for Steve Carell to come back, showrunner Greg Daniels reveals who fans will see again, details about the documentary crew and that someone is getting canned.
Discussion: MoeJackson
Daily Mail:
Disgraced golfer Tiger Woods tries to ‘win back ex-wife Elin with a $200 million deal and she says yes!’, claims new report  —  Tigers Woods is attempting to win his ex-wife Elin Nordegren back with a $200 million deal, according to the National Enquirer.  —  The shamed golfer, 37 …
Discussion: Bossip
People.com:
Jennifer Lopez Thought Her ‘World Had Fallen Apart’ After Split  —  Jennifer Lopez knows how Leslie Rodgers feels.  —  The actress-singer, 43, who plays the character in the crime thriller Parker, tells PEOPLE that when she and Marc Anthony began divorce proceedings, she “felt like my whole world had fallen apart.”
Merle Ginsberg / Hollywood Reporter:
Nicole Kidman on Sex Scenes, Scientology and Saying No to Studios  —  Now 45 and happily married, the star of Sundance horror movie “Stoker” proclaims: “My heart is independent.”  —  It's Jan. 10, just a few days before the Golden Globes, and Nicole Kidman has jetted in to L.A. after a whirl­wind few weeks of travel.
Jon Boon / RADAR:
Family Feud!  Jessica Simpson Refuses To Work With Dad Joe On Her New Sitcom  —  Joe Simpson is the executive producer on her daughter Jessica's new TV show, but don't expect the pair to reconcile any time soon.  —  When the singer-turned-actress begins taping scenes for her semi-autobiographical NBC sitcom …
Discussion: PerezHilton
People.com:
Conrad Bain Dies at 89  —  Conrad Bain, the easygoing TV star who played the Park Avenue father on the 1978-85 sitcom Diff'rent Strokes, died in his hometown of Livermore, Calif., on Monday.  He was 89.  —  His daughter, Jennifer Bain, confirmed his death to PEOPLE, and said her father died of natural causes.
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Nicole Eggenberger / Us Weekly:
Jennifer Lawrence Defends Meryl Streep Golden Globes Speech Diss: “It Was a Quote From First Wives Club”  —  Jennifer Lawrence wasn't trying to be mean by declaring “I beat Meryl” during her 2013 Golden Globes speech — she was just quoting a movie!  The Silver Linings Playbook actress, 22 …
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Celebslam:
This isn't gonna help the gay rumors
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TMZ.com:
Michael Lohan — My Daughter Lindsay is Not a Hooker!!!  —  My Daughter Is  —  NOT A HOOKER  —  EXCLUSIVE  —  Lindsay Lohan is NOT banging rich dudes for money ... despite reports she's a highly paid escort — so says her father.  —  Michael Lohan is quoted in the reports in question …
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Ex-Miss America Ericka Dunlap — Show Producer Moved My Seat Because I'm Black
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Ellen Page / TMZ.com:
Ordered to Stay Away
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Us Weekly:
Exclusive: Selena Gomez Holds Hands With Luke Bracey at Golden Globes Party After Justin Bieber Split
lifeandstylemag.com:
Bethenny Frankel Leaves Dream Home She Shared With Jason Hoppy—Escapes to Upper East Side Post Divorce (EXCLUSIVE)
Discussion: PerezHilton
Us Weekly:
Exclusive: Kandi Burruss Engaged to Todd Tucker: See Her Engagement Ring!
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Celebslam:
Megan Fox wants more kids
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Us Weekly:
Evan Rachel Wood, Jamie Bell Step Out After Pregnancy Announcement: Picture
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Krista Wick / ETonline.com:
LeAnn Rimes Talks Infidelity, Treatment & Her Ex
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Borys Kit / Hollywood Reporter:
MGM Wants ‘Hot Tub Time Machine’ Sequel (Exclusive)
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Andrew Beaujon / Poynter.:
Reporter quits Sun-Times, cites ‘chilling effect in the newsroom’

Max Read / Gawker:
Gawker posts belated retort to Gamergate campaign targeting advertisers and partners, says thousands in revenue lost

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