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3:30 PM ET, February 9, 2007

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Sara Bonisteel / Fox News:
FINAL FOOTAGE OF ANNA NICOLE SMITH SELLS FOR OVER $500,000  —  Footage of the final moments of Playboy Playmate Anna Nicole Smith's life sold for more than $500,000 Thursday after a media bidding war, according to Splash News & Picture Agency, the paparazzi outlet that sold the rights to the tape.
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Noelle Hancock / Us Weekly:
Anna Nicole Died From Drug Overdose, Sources Say  —  Anna Nicole Smith's autopsy isn't scheduled until later today, but sources say that evidence points toward a drug overdose.  —  Numerous sources at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida, are now coming forward …
TMZ.com:
WTF?!  Zsa Zsa's Husband Says He Might Be Dannielynn's Dad!  —  Prince Frederick von Anhalt, 64, husband of actress Zsa Zsa Gabor, tells the AP that he had a decade-long affair with Anna Nicole Smith and that he might be the father of her 5-month old daughter, Dannielynn.
Access Hollywood:
EXPLOSIVE NEW CLAIM: SMITH CHOKED ON HER OWN VOMIT  —  According to a credible source, an employee of Anna Nicole Smith found her in her room in the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida.  The employee pulled back a sheet and discovered that she appeared to have choked on her own vomit.
Scott Weinberger / WCBS-TV:
Source: Illegal Drugs Found In Anna Nicole's Room  —  Friday Morning Autopsy Expected To Shed More Light  —  SLIDESHOW OF THE DAY: Celebrity Real Names Revealed  —  (CBS) LOS ANGELES CBS 2 has learned that while searching Anna Nicole Smith's hotel room late Thursday afternoon investigators found …
Noaki Schwartz / Fresno Bee:
AP Newsbreak: Zsa Zsa Gabor's husband may be baby's father  —  The husband of actress Zsa Zsa Gabor had a decade-long affair with Anna Nicole Smith and may be her daughter's father, he told The Associated Press on Friday.  —  The claim, by Prince Frederick von Anhalt, comes amid a paternity suit …
Discussion: The Superficial
CNN:
Autopsy begins for Anna Nicole Smith … HOLLYWOOD, Florida (CNN) — Investigators began an autopsy Friday to help determine the cause of Anna Nicole Smith's death, according to the Broward County medical examiner's office.  —  There was no indication how long the autopsy would take …
Suzette Laboy / Associated Press:
Anna Nicole Smith's mother blames drugs  —  HOLLYWOOD, Fla. - A medical examiner began an autopsy Friday on Anna Nicole Smith, whose mother blamed drugs for the former Playboy playmate's sudden death that ended an extraordinary tabloid life at just 39.  —  In another bizarre twist to the case …
Discussion: Gawker and Holy Candy
People.com:
Anna Nicole Smith Autopsy, Paternity Hearing Today  —  A day after Anna Nicole Smith's death, her autopsy will be conducted, as will an emergency hearing to decide whether a court-ordered DNA sample can be taken from her body to help determine the biological father of her daughter, Dannielynn.
Janet Charlton / Janet Charlton's Hollywood:
ANNA NICOLE SMITH: FILLED WITH DREAD  —  Our Hollywood, Florida source visited the Hard Rock Hotel today and picked up a little information about Anna Nicole's time there.  Hotel sources say that when Anna arrived a few days ago she was "out of it" and slurring her words and she stayed that way during her visit.
Discussion: Dlisted
TMZ.com:
Anna Nearly Drowned at Bahamas House  —  Anna Nicole Smith had a brush with death only a short time before she died yesterday afternoon.  —  "ET" correspondent Mark Steines told "Today" about a recent event where Anna Nicole Smith was found face down in the pool at her Bahamian residence.
People.com:
Judge Refuses Emergency DNA Test on Anna Nicole Smith  —  A Los Angeles judge refused on Friday to order an emergency DNA test on the body of the late Anna Nicole Smith, which had been requested to help determine the paternity of her daughter, Dannielynn.  —  Debra Opri, the attorney …
Discussion: Celebrity Baby Blog and CNN
TMZ.com:
No "Emergency Extraction" of Anna's DNA
Discussion: Dlisted and We Love Celebs!
Harvey / A Socialite's Life:   Janet Charlton's Got an Interesting, if Slightly Offensive Opinion
New York Post:
AN EERIE 'VIEW'  —  TALK about bad, bad timing.
Access Hollywood:
Access Exclusive: Rosie On Anna Nicole's Death
Discussion: The Superficial
David Savage / Los Angeles Times:   Estate battle goes on in courts
NY Daily News:
A cross-dressing-down for Sheen  —  Brace yourself, Charlie Sheen.  Two of your least-favorite people - former Hollywood madam Heidi Fleiss and drag diva Kayla Coxx - have teamed up to sell a video.  And it's all about you!  —  The good news for Sheen is that you don't see him on the tape.
Leigh Holmwood / The Sun:
Stunner Petra's model ambition  —  GORGEOUS Petra Nemcova is is to join the ranks of models with their own TV series after signing a deal to present a new reality show.  —  The 27-year-old Czech supermodel will front The Petra Nemcova Project for American channel TLC in the summer.
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Hollywoodtuna:
Petra Nemcova Is The New Tyra Banks... But Better
Discussion: Celebrity Pictures
Simon Perry / People.com:
Kevin Costner, Wife Christine Are Expecting  —  Waterworld director Kevin Costner and his wife, Christine, are expecting their own little dipper, his rep said Thursday.  —  "They're very excited, very happy about the pregnancy," publicist Paul Bloch told the Associated Press.
Discussion: into GOSSIP …
New York Post:
JACKO AIMS FOR 'IDOL' MAGIC  —  MICHAEL Jackson has turned to "American Idol" creator Simon Fuller to mastermind his comeback, which will kick off next month with a two-day meet-and-greet autograph session with fans in Japan who will pay $3,300 each to shake hands and pose for photos with the fallen star.
Discussion: The Blemish
Phil / Egotastic!:
More Kim Kardashian Sex Tape Videos  —  As far as sex tapes go, the Kim Kardashian sex tape probably won't win any awards, or go down in history, but that doesn't mean Kim isn't trying to fight it.  According to E! Online, Kim Kardashian is planning to sue to stop the video from being released.
 
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