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12:55 PM ET, February 6, 2007

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New York Post:
JUSTIN ENJOYS SCARLETT GRIND  —  JUSTIN Timberlake had more fun in Miami than the Chicago Bears on Super Bowl weekend, hitting it off with Scarlett Johansson at a glamorous postgame party.  —  The former *NSYNC star is celebrating his freedom after ending a two-year relationship with Cameron Diaz …
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Phil / Egotastic!:
Scarlett Johansson and Justin Timberlake are Totally Doing It  —  Between Scarlett Johansson and Jessica Biel, Justin Timberlake is just about the luckiest guy on the planet right now.  Just a few weeks ago, Justin was getting down with Jessica Biel at Sundance, but he spent the weekend …
Michelle Williams / NY Daily News:
'Factory Girl' is making out fine  —  Sienna Miller  —  Vanilla Ice  —  One explanation for Britain's surging population is that cold weather makes them horny.  It might also explain the very public hookup between Sienna Miller and English musician-slash-module Jamie Burke on a chilly Saturday night.
popbytes:
JESSICA SIMPSON GETS AN ELLE COVER!  —  good evening!  i literally just walked in the door from the lily allen concert which was great (but i'll write that up in a separate post tomorrow evening) anyways after those awful recent pictures of jessica simpson surfaced today around the blogosphere …
Discussion: TMZ.com
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Associated Press:
Jessica Simpson: 'Notebook' spurred divorce … NEW YORK (AP) — Jessica Simpson says she was stung when ex-husband Nick Lachey jumped back into dating after their high-profile breakup.  —  "Oh, it hurt me," the 26-year-old singer-actress says in an interview in the March issue of Elle magazine, on newsstands February 13.
The Superficial:
Jessica Simpson is insane and possibly a man
Discussion: Star Trip and TMZ.com
People.com:
Jackass Star Bam Margera Weds  —  Jackass prankster Bam Margera has married his childhood friend, his rep confirms to PEOPLE.  —  On Saturday, the 27-year-old professional skateboarder and MTV star exchanged vows with Missy Rothstein, 26, in downtown Philadelphia before about 350 friends …
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Associated Press:
'Jackass' star Bam Margera gets hitched
Sparkle-C / Celebrity Gossip; A Dish Best Served Cold!:   Bam Margera Gets Married And A MTV Reality Show: Divorce To Follow Soon
Layla West / Entertainmentwise:
Eminem And Kim Now Engaged?  —  YOUR SHOUTS:  —  First we reported that Eminem's ex-wife Kim revealed infidelity was the reason they divorced for the second time.  Now we hear that they may be engaged again - what is going on?!  —  Yes, less than a year after their second divorce …
Discussion: Holy Candy, Dlisted and poponthepop.com
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3am:
THE REAL KIM SHADY
Discussion: Jossip
Summer / Us Weekly:
MTV'S Heidi Montag Shows Off Her Own Hills  —  On the hit MTV "reality" series The Hills, Heidi Montag plays the role of Lauren Conrad's supportive BFF (and romantic rival of ex-pal Audrina).  —  But in a surprising and candid interview with Usmagazine.com, Montag boasts she's even prouder playing …
Courtney Rubin / People.com:
Anne Hathaway Says She Battled Depression  —  Anne Hathaway says she suffered from anxiety and depression in her teens, but that she rejected medication and instead worked through her troubles.  —  "I said to Mom the other day, 'Do you remember that girl?  She has now gone, gone to sleep.
FemaleFirst:
Gay Leaders Urge Paris To Apologise.  —  Gay Leaders Urge Paris To Apologise.  —  Gay rights leaders in Los Angeles are calling on PARIS HILTON to explain herself after making a series of anti-gay and racial slurs in a video that began circulating in cyberspace last week (ends02FEB07).
Discussion: The Blemish and The Hilton Files
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USA Today:
Ellen has a little fashion fun in 'W'  —  Yes, that's Ellen DeGeneres all glammed up on the cover of W magazine's March issue.  —  "I know what this magazine is. ...  It's a fashion magazine.  For me to even be asked to be on the cover — it's huge," says DeGeneres, 49, who did not compromise and wear a dress for the shoot.
Discussion: Just Jared
Associated Press:
Smith, TrimSpa sued in class-action suit  —  LOS ANGELES - Anna Nicole Smith and TrimSpa Inc. have been sued in a class-action lawsuit alleging their marketing of a weight-loss pill is false or misleading.  —  Janet Luna and three people identified as her guardians were named in a lawsuit filed Thursday in Los Angeles Superior Court.
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A Socialite's Life:
Ryan O'Neal Claims It Was The One-Armed Man  —  Well, he doesn't really.  (And this totally makes me realize that I've been particularly prone to lying in my headlines lately, but whatever.)  —  Explaining why he fired a shot at his son this past weekend, O'Neal claims that he was simply defending himself …
Discussion: Associated Press
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TMZ.com:
Ryan O'Neal 911 Tapes
Discussion: Los Angeles Times
Courtney Rubin / People.com:
San Francisco Mayor Seeks Alcohol Counseling  —  San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom said in a statement Monday that he plans to seek counseling for alcohol use.  His decision comes less than a week after he publicly apologized for an affair with the wife of his campaign manager.
Rudy Giuliani / NY Daily News:
Bystanders are Tara stricken by Reid's decline and fall  —  Tara Reid takes a spill on the red carpet at the Ocean Drive Magazine/Market America bash on Saturday night.  —  Despite Tara Reid's best efforts to revamp her image, the perennial party girl fell back into old habits over Super Bowl weekend.
Discussion: Rhymes With Snitch
Metro.co.uk:
Hugh: I won't be marrying Jemima  —  It looks like Hugh Grant's hell bent on remaining a bachelor for life after dismissing reports he will marry Jemima Khan.  —  Speaking after his Music and Lyrics premiere in London last night, the actor responded to a question about marriage with Jemima, saying:
Discussion: A Socialite's Life
Jeannette Walls / MSNBC:
O.J. on book furor: 'I got paid just the same'  —  Plus: Mariah Carey's not talking about J.Lo  —  O.J. Simpson is speaking out on his controversial "confessional" tome, "If I Did It."  —  Simpson, who was acquitted in the murders of his ex-wife Nicole and her friend Ron Goldman …
Discussion: Dlisted
Metro.co.uk:
Girls Aloud back in school uniform  —  Girls Aloud have gone back to school for Red Nose Day.  —  The band were joined by fellow pupil Russell Brand and Stephen Fry as their cane-wielding headmaster.  —  The celebrities got into their school ties and blazers for new Walkers crisps adverts for Red Nose Day.
Discussion: Star Trip
Starpulse:
John Mayer Gives Teenage Fan Her First Kiss  —  John Mayer gave one female fan a special treat on Saturday night by climbing down into the audience during an Oklahoma show and giving her a birthday kiss.  The singer was playing a concert in Oklahoma City and paused between songs to comment …
Discussion: Metadish
Newsweek:
Girls Gone Bad  —  Paris, Britney, Lindsay & Nicole: They seem to be everywhere and they may not be wearing underwear.  Tweens adore them and teens envy them.  But are we raising a generation of 'prosti-tots'?  —  By Kathleen Deveny with Raina Kelley  —  My 6-year-old daughter loves Lindsay Lohan.
 
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From Mediagazer:

Louise Matsakis / Wired:
Google is rolling out a new AI-powered ad format that shows shoppers how items of clothing would look on different skin tones and body types

Charlie Warzel / The Atlantic:
OpenAI's Scarlett Johansson debacle is merely a reminder of AI's manifest destiny philosophy: “This is happening, whether you like it or not”, consent be damned

Thomas Buckley / Bloomberg:
Pixar lays off ~175 employees, or around 14% of its workforce, the biggest restructuring in Pixar's history, and plans to stop making original shows for Disney+

 
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