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9:05 AM ET, April 2, 2007

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FemaleFirst:
Hilary Swank's permanent Oscars  —  Hilary Swank takes her Oscars with her everywhere she goes - so she can share her joy with her family and friends.  —  The 32-year-old star won the prestigious Best Actress award for 'Million Dollar Baby' and 'Boys Don't Cry' and is currently taking the famous golden statuettes on 'tour' with her.
Jeannette Walls / MSNBC:
Fur flies between PETA and Karl Rove  —  Plus: Warren Beatty says he's man behind 'You're So Vain'  —  PETA's not too thrilled with Karl Rove's recent remarks about animals.  —  PETA has Karl Rove in its crosshairs.  —  The animal-rights group — which usually goes after fur-wearing celebs …
Discussion: TMZ.com and Celebrity Gossip
TMZ.com:
Debra Opri Bills Birkhead King's Ransom  —  TMZ has learned Larry Birkhead got a Fed Ex on Saturday, and it was not good news.  It was a bill for legal services from Debri Opri, the lawyer he fired two weeks ago.  The total: $620,492.84.  —  Opri billed her services out at $475 an hour.
Mike Householder / Associated Press:
Donald Trump wins, keeps his 'do intact  —  DETROIT - One of the world's most famous 'do's — considered by many to be a fashion don't — remains intact after its owner, Donald Trump, prevailed in Sunday night's "hair match" at Wrestlemania.  —  Trump trumped World Wrestling Entertainment owner Vince McMahon …
Discussion: Gone Hollywood and The Blemish
New York Post:
RAPPER GIVES IT TO PRODUCER  —  HIP-hop artist Timbaland left no doubt who inspired his combative song, "Give It to Me," at club Marquee the other night, when he announced to the shocked crowd, "Scott Storch is a bitch!"  —  Storch, 32, the record producer who has worked with Beyoncé …
Discussion: We Love Celebs!
Sky News:
AVRIL'S BRITNEY RANT  —  We've heard oodles of people offering their support to Britney Spears over the last month.  —  But Avril Lavigne has some less than sympathetic words for her.  —  Avril told The Sun: "What's happened to Britney is all down to who she is as a person.
Discussion: Cele|bitchy
Marla Lehner / People.com:
Justin Timberlake Named Favorite Male Singer at Kids Choice  —  Justin Timberlake vowed to "break the slime barrier" at Saturday's 20th Annual Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards - and the show's host sure did deliver the green goo.  —  Timberlake, who won the award for favorite male singer …
Discussion: Staralicious and We Love Celebs!
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Just Jared:   Nicole Kidman @ Kids Choice Awards 2007
Starpulse:
K. Fed Only Gets $1 Million In Divorce Settlement Because Of Britney's Pre-Nup  —  Britney Spears' estranged husband Kevin Federline will make just $1 million from their marriage, according to reports.  —  The pair reached an agreement after a five-hour meeting in Los Angeles on Thursday …
Discussion: A Socialite's Life
People.com:
Reverend Run, Wife Open Up About Losing Baby  —  On the MTV reality show Run's House, rapper-turned-minister Joseph "Rev. Run" Simmons and his wife of 12 years, Justine, go through perhaps the most difficult event parents can face: the loss of a child.  —  Last year, the 42-year-old former Run-DMC member …
Discussion: Celebrity Baby Blog
Starpulse:
Monica Bellucci Biography:  —  Film critics are quick to compare Monica Bellucci to previous Italian beauties, but she is her own brand of sultry icon.  With roles as a topless vampire in Bram Stoker's Dracula, a taciturn war widow in Malèna (2000), a charmed courtesan in Le Pacte des Loups …
Discussion: StyleCritics
Life Style Extra:
'The X Files' returns  —  LIFE STYLE EXTRA (UK) - David Duchovny has confirmed the return of 'The X Files' to the big screen.  —  The 46-year-old actor, who played Agent Mulder on the cult TV show for nine years, revealed he and co-star Gillian Anderson are ready to reprise their roles for a second film.
Discussion: Glitterati
Metro.co.uk:
Beckhams show 'faces axe'  —  A fly-on-the-wall TV programme following the everyday lives of Posh and Becks could be scrapped before an episode is shown.  —  The much-hyped reality show is due to be broadcast on US channel NBC in the summer, to coincide with David's mega-money transfer …
Discussion: Star Trip
People.com:
Marie Osmond Getting Divorced  —  Marie Osmond and her husband of more than 20 years are getting divorced, they announced Friday.  —  "Though our marriage is ending, we continue to have a very amicable relationship," Osmond and husband Brian Blosil, a record producer, said in a joint statement.
Gemma Calvert / News of the World:
OOOH-MA!  —  It's Bloomer Thurman!  —  The Kill Bill star proved she still has a figure to die for when she hit a Carribean beach in an eye-popping cossie covered in flowers.  —  See Uma Thurman on the beach  —  Uma, 36, was on holiday in Anguilla with daughter Maya, eight, and son Levon, five.
Kristin Veitch / E! Online Blogs:
Exclusive! 7th Heaven Canceled  —  Folks, I just heard that after an astonishing 11 seasons, the Camdens are leaving us: 7th Heaven has been canceled by the CW.  —  No official comment yet, but I'm told that the producers, cast and crew were informed by the network today.  It's a done deal.
Mirror.co.uk:
HUFF DIDDY!  —  EXCLUSIVE: RAP ACE FLEES FROM DRUNKEN GAY FAN  —  P DIDDY huffed and puffed, and stormed out of a London club... after a drunken man tried to make a play for him.  —  The 37-year-old rap guru left the exclusive Maddox Club launch party after just 10 minutes, when a chubby toff tried to, ahem, get to know him better.
Discussion: The Corsair
Sky News:
IS ISLA PREGNANT?  —  First of all, we must sprinkle a little reality over this story.  —  There has been no official word from Isla or her fella Sacha Baron Cohen on the matter of a pregnancy...  But according to US mag Life & Style Weekly, the couple are expecting their first nipper.
Robyn / Celebrity Dirty Laundry:
Lindsay Lohan Drives Drunk Again and Again?  —  She looks wasted and overly orange as usual.  Whats with all the hollywood girls drinking and driving.  They have enough money to hire someone to pick them up, but they choose to drive wasted all the time?  —  Labels: Lindsay Lohan
 
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