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11:05 AM ET, January 19, 2013

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ESPN:
Manti Te'o denies being part of hoax  —  Manti Te'o denied being part of a hoax involving a relationship with a person online whom he considered his girlfriend, during an interview with ESPN's Jeremy Schaap on Friday night, but did say he “tailored” his stories so people would think he “met her before she passed away.”
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TMZ.com:
Manti Te'o Speaks — I Knew It Was Crazy, But I'm Innocent  —  MANTI TE'O SPEAKS  —  I Knew It Was Crazy ... But  —  I'M INNOCENT  —  BREAKING NEWS  —  Manti Te'o has broken his silence ... admitting he knew having a relationship with a “girlfriend” solely online was “crazy,” …
Discussion: Bossip
TMZ.com:
Manti Te'o — Rebounded with ACTUAL Girl, When Fake Girlfriend ‘Died’  —  Manti Te'o quietly began dating an actual living, breathing female human being ... shortly after he learned “Lennay Kekua” had died from cancer ... and the rebound chick is HOT ... TMZ has learned.
Discussion: Bossip and The Hollywood Gossip
Shelley Smith / ESPN:
Friend: Tuiasosopo admitted to hoax  —  Ronaiah Tuiasosopo, the man who has been publicly identified as being behind the Manti Te'o girlfriend hoax, called a church friend in early December crying and admitted to duping the Heisman finalist, the friend told “Outside the Lines” Thursday.
David Zurawik / Baltimore Sun:
Robert F. Chew, who played Proposition Joe on ‘The Wire,’ dead at 52  —  An ‘exceptional actor’ and ‘essential part of community,’ David Simon says  —  Robert F. Chew in 2009 teaching at the Arena Players summer theater program.  Here he leads a rehearsal of “Fame.”
TMZ.com:
Mark Salling Sued — Woman Claims ‘Glee’ Star Forced Sex Without Condom  —  7:10 PM PT — Salling's publicist, Janice Lee, tells TMZ ... “There is no truth to this.  It's the textbook case of a disgruntled girl looking to cash in on a TV star's success.”  —  She adds, “We turn the rest …
Cindy Adams / New York Post:
Jennifer Lopez not happy with People mag cover, thinks the photo “makes her look old”  —  Jennifer Lopez isn't too happy with her cover photo on this week's issue of People magazine, sources tell us.  The 43-year-old mother of two sits down for an interview with the weekly to discuss her life …
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Cele|bitchy:
Jennifer Lopez hates her People cover, thinks it makes her look “old and haggard”
Discussion: E! Online and PerezHilton
Michael K / Dlisted:   JLo Does Have One Regret: Posing For This Cover
Mike Fleming Jr / Deadline.com:
Paramount, JJ Abrams' Bad Robot Target Lance Armstrong Cheat Scandal For Pic  —  EXCLUSIVE: Paramount Pictures and Bad Robot partners JJ Abrams and Bryan Burk are going to make a movie about the epic rise and fall of doping bicyclist Lance Armstrong.  They've just closed a deal for screen rights …
TMZ.com:
‘Django Unchained’ — Slave Toys DISCONTINUED  —  DISCONTINUED  —  EXCLUSIVE  —  The controversial “Django Unchained” action figures have officially been DISCONTINUED ... after several African American groups called for a boycott of the dolls ... TMZ has learned.
Discussion: Bossip and PerezHilton
Us Weekly:
Exclusive: Kate Middleton Resurfaces at Local Starbucks: All the Details!  —  One grande decaf skinny latte for the Duchess, pronto!  Last Friday, Jan. 11, a pregnant Kate Middleton quietly emerged from Kensington Palace for a very hush-hush jaunt: A walk through Kensington Gardens …
Cindy Adams / New York Post:
Could Mel Gibson be the biological father of Jodie Foster's sons?  —  Could Mel Gibson be the biological father of Jodie Foster's two sons?  —  That's what some in Hollywood were wondering as Foster thanked Gibson — “You know, you save me, too” — in her heartfelt speech Sunday …
Us Weekly:
LeAnn Rimes Jokes: I Have Sex With Eddie Cibrian “Whenever He Wants It”  —  TMI, LeAnn Rimes!  The country singer got extremely personal with Entertainment Tonight's Nancy O'Dell in a recent interview about her much talked-about marriage to Eddie Cibrian.  —  PHOTOS: LeAnn and Eddie's road to romance
Discussion: PerezHilton
The Superficial:
This Is What Jennifer Lawrence's Butt Looks Like  —  Apparently there was some sort of controversy over Jennifer Lawrence telling David Letterman her ass was Photoshopped in a recent bikini photo: … So either in defense of the photo, or to shoot it down, Pacific Coast News released …
Discussion: Hollywoodtuna
 
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