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12:50 PM ET, February 2, 2007


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Lindsay Lohan Backs Out of Upcoming Movie  —  Lindsay Lohan, who entered rehab last month, has backed out of an upcoming movie, A Woman of No Importance, her rep confirms to PEOPLE.  —  "She doesn't want to just yes everyone and compromise herself anymore," says her publicist, Leslie Sloane.
Entertainment Tonight:
ET Exclusive: Lindsay's Rehab Reunion  —  Lindsay Lohan's mom Dina dispels rumors about her daughter as we join her on a trip to see the actress.  —  As a Hollywood mom, DINA LOHAN could sit back and watch the frenzy going on around her daughter, but instead, she's choosing to fight …
Lindsay Opts Out of "No Importance"  —  In the wake of harsh criticism that Lindsay Lohan has not been taking her recovery seriously, TMZ has learned that Lindsay has decided not to star in the upcoming "A Woman of No Importance" so she can focus on getting better.
Katie Holmes: 'I Am Very Grateful'  —  Actress Speaks Out in First Interview Since Marrying Tom Cruise  —  When recounting her husband, her daughter and her career, 28-year-old actress Katie Holmes is filled with gratitude.  —  That's what she told Harper's Bazaar in an exclusive, first interview since her marriage to Tom Cruise.
Discussion: POPSUGAR
Katie Holmes: I Love Calling Tom 'Husband'  —  In her first sit-down interview since her November wedding to Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes reports on married life - and, no surprise, the news is good.  —  "I have a husband and children that I adore.  I have a career that I really love.
Discussion: Barbie Martini
Just Jared:
Katie Holmes' Harpers Bazaar Cover  —  Katie Holmes dishes it in the March 2007 issue of Harper's Bazaar as photographed by Peter Lindbergh.  Check for it on newsstands starting Feb. 20.  Here are some choice excerpts from Katie's interview: … Katie Holmes' Harper's Bazaar Cover Debuted
Discussion: Celebrity Pictures
Lauren Burch / A Socialite's Life:   Katie Holmes Graces the Cover of Harper's Bazaar
Adam Albright-Hanna / Us Weekly:
Johnny Knoxville Separates From Wife  —  Johnny Knoxville's rep confirms to that the Jackass star is calling it quits on his marriage.  "They have been separated," Amanda Silverman, Knoxville's rep, tells Us.  —  Knoxville, 35, and his wife Melanie have been married since 1995 …
Mark Dagostino /
Patrick Dempsey & Wife Welcome Twin Boys  —  Patrick Dempsey and wife Jillian welcomed twin boys on Thursday, PEOPLE has confirmed.  —  The twins, named Darby Galen and Sullivan Patrick, were born in Los Angeles.  They join 4-year-old sister Talula in the Dempsey household.
Patrick Dempsey / Access Hollywood:
Patrick Dempsey & Wife Welcome Twins!
Discussion: Jossip
New York Post:
STARS' EGO TRIPS TRIP UP FLICKS  —  IT'S bad-behavior time on the sets of a trio of movies now being shot.  —  Chris Tucker, the star whose large paycheck and ego have been well-documented, has been demanding script changes in "Rush Hour 3."  —  "He won't come out of his trailer until …
NY Daily News:
Chapman film: Imagine there's no audience  —  'Chapter' and Vs.: Jaret Leto and Lindsay Lohan star in the controversial movie.  —  John Lennon fans are calling for a boycott of a movie about his killer, Mark David Chapman, even as producers left Sundance without a distributor.
Discussion: Dlisted and Celeb Gossip Junkie
Linda Trischitta /
Fergie: I'm Not Engaged - Or Pregnant  —  Fergie wants to set the record straight, again: She and her boyfriend, Las Vegas star Josh Duhamel, are not engaged.  —  "I've heard that I've been engaged probably about seven times, and pregnant, but I've never been either," she told reporters in Miami on Thursday.
Associated Press:
Britney, K-Fed to continue joint custody  —  LOS ANGELES - Britney Spears and Kevin Federline will continue to share custody of their two young sons this month, following the terms of a January custody agreement, Federline's attorney confirmed Thursday.  —  That agreement has been temporarily extended …
Discussion: POPSUGAR
Britney & Kevin Play Nice (For Now)  —  Though they have yet to finalize their divorce - and the crucial financial settlement - Britney Spears and Kevin Federline have come to an agreement regarding the custody of their two boys, Tater Tot and the still-in-hiding Small Fry.
Discussion: Star Trip
Sienna Kicks Ass in 3" Heels  —  Sienna Miller kicked up her heels yesterday — to let a photog have it!  —  The "Factory Girl" star was headed into a NYC building when she was ambushed by flashes, but instead of her usual smile and duck technique, Miss Miller opted for a camera shove perfected by her ex, Jude Law.
Discussion: The Superficial
A Socialite's Life:   When Tiny, Poorly-Dressed Actresses Attack!
Associated Press:
'Don Vito' Margera hit with sex charge  —  GOLDEN, Colo. - Reality television's Vincent "Don Vito" Margera, uncle of "Viva La Bam" star Bam Margera, was ordered Thursday to stand trial on felony charges that he groped three girls at an MTV promotional appearance.
Discussion: Crazy Days and Nights
Britney Groveling to Get Back with K-Fed?  —  Britney Spears has been making late-night phone calls to K-Fed in hope of a reconciliation, so say several of Kevin's close peeps.  They tell TMZ that Britney's relationship with Isaac Cohen is a ruse to make Kevin jealous.
Discussion: Metadish and celebrity terrorist
Just Jared:
Ashes of Angie's Mom To Be Scattered  —  British tabloid The Daily Mirror reports that Angelina Jolie will take Brad Pitt and her family to scatter her mom's ashes in the Bahamas.  (Marcheline Bertrand, 56, died last week from ovarian cancer.)  —  Their source says: "It was one of her favorite places …
Kim Peiffer /
Roseanne's Sara Gilbert Expecting Second Child  —  Roseanne actress Sara Gilbert and her partner, TV writer-producer Allison Adler, are expecting their second child, PEOPLE has confirmed.  —  Gilbert, 32, is carrying the child, according to her rep.  —  Adler, 39, gave birth to their first child, son Levi Hank, in October 2004.
Just Jared:
Liz Hurley Likes Shirtless  —  Shirtless guys, that is.  Model-and-actress Elizabeth Hurley looked fantastic as she helped launch the Jordache Spring/Summer 2007 jeans collection at Macy's Herald Square in NYC last night.  And with good reason!  Her upcoming nuptuials with fiance Arun Nayar is right around the corner — next month!
Anna Shanks / Splash News Online:   Liz Hurley picks up her wedding rings.
Celebitchy / Cele|bitchy:
Is Joe Francis behind Paris Exposed?  A celebitchy original investigation  —  You probably already heard that Joe Francis was on Howard Stern yesterday and talked a lot of crap, at Howard's expected urging, about the famous women he'd slept with.  He said Paris gave the best BJ …
Discussion: Felt Up and Dlisted
Zen Pap /
Sam-Whore-A Shows The Goods in Maui  —  Ok so if you're tired of seeing the youthful crotches of the likes of Britney Spears and Lindsay 'Firecrotch' Lohan then how about the used and abused crotch of 35-year old MILF Denise Richards?  I know it's not quite the 'Full Frontal' variety that Brit …
Discussion: Dlisted
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