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1:25 PM ET, April 2, 2007

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Simon Parry / News of the World:
THIS is the woman at the centre of Angelina Jolie's toddler adoption row - a mum who says she simply wants the best for her son.  —  The News of the World has tracked down tragic heroin addict Pham Thu Dung, who abandoned her baby son in a Vietnamese hospital when he was just two days old.
Discussion: We Love Celebs!
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Noelle Hancock / Us Weekly:
Pax's Birth Mother Breaks Her Silence  —  Pham Thu Dung, the biological mother of Pax Thien Jolie, says she's happy that her child has found a new life with Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt.  —  The British newspaper News of the World tracked Dung down in the Vietnam neighborhood she calls home …
Discussion: Holy Candy and I'm Not Obsessed
The Sun:
Avril has a pop at sad Britney  —  AVRIL LAVIGNE has hit out at troubled BRITNEY SPEARS — for being too weak to cope with fame.  —  The Sk8er Boi singer, 22, said: "What's happened to Britney is all down to who she is as a person.  If you want a piece of this business you have to be able to deal with it.
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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 and The DarkHat
Starpulse:   Avril Lavigne Blames 'Weak' Spears For Her Meltdown
Fabien Montique / The Bosh:
AVRIL LAVIGNE SLAMS BRITNEY SPEARS, KNEES GUY IN THE BALLS!
Discussion: Dlisted
New York Post:
CUSHION PUSHIN'  —  NOTE to Jonathan Rhys Meyers: Next time, get a hotel room!  The Irish-born hunk, who stars as Henry VIII in the new Showtime series "The Tudors," sashayed into The Plumm with his pony-tailed brunette love Reena Hammer under his arm the other night.
Phil / Egotastic!:
Tara Reid's Bikini Cannot Contain Her Breasts  —  You've got to hand it to Tara Reid.  She's really managed to get herself back into fine form, and has almost completely lost that skanky image of hers.  I say almost, because she still can't quite pick out a bikini that actually fits.
Discussion: Glunp.com
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TMZ.com:
Tara: My Cups Runneth Over
Discussion: The Superficial
New York Post:
CLOSET AMBUSH  —  PARIS Hilton is slammed in Manhattan Mini Storage ads that recently appeared on phone kiosks showing a Chihuahua who looks a lot like Tinkerbell with the slogan: "Your closet's so shallow, it makes Paris look deep."  We brought this to the attention of Hilton publicist Elliot Mintz …
Discussion: Holy Candy, The Blemish and MollyGood
NY Daily News:
Screen queen and McQueen make hot classical dish  —  DAILY NEWS GOSSIP COLUMNISTS  —  Marlene [Dietrich] asked me whether I would ghost her memoirs," writes Leo Lerman in his journals, "but I thought it over and decided that she would never really tell what the public wants to know.
Discussion: celebwarship.com/wp
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.
Discussion: WOW Report
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!
Mirror.co.uk:
FERGIE: I WAS A LESBIAN  —  SEXY Black Eyed Peas singer Fergie has admitted to a series of lesbian flings.  —  Fergie, 31, said she rebelled against a Catholic upbringing and went on a wild sex and drugs spree when she got to 18.  —  She added: "I have had lesbian experiences in the past.
Discussion: WOW Report and That Other Blog
Molly / POPSUGAR:
Carmen Strips Down At Dinah Shore Week  —  Carmen put on quite the show at Dinah Shore Week (aka, lesbian spring break) on Saturday.  The annual girl Bacchanalia takes place in Palm Springs and holds court for thousands of women from all over the country.  Word was that Carmen …
TMZ.com:
Stern Shut Down In Huge Way Over DNA  —  Howard K. Stern lost a big one in the Bahamas today.  —  Stern's appeal on DNA testing was just rejected, and Howard K. was penalized by the three-judge panel to the tune of $10,000.  TMZ has learned Stern was ordered to pay $5,000 in attorney's fees …
Discussion: CELEBRITY SMACK!
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
Meghan / Celebrity Baby Scoop:
Bluebell Madonna Halliwell  —  One more image in the extended post!
POPSUGAR:
Celebs Get Their Slime On For Kids Choice Awards  —  Not even Justin himself was safe from the slime at this weekend's Kids Choice Awards - one of the more laid back (and definitely messiest) awards shows that Hollywood has to offer.  JT took home the award for favorite male singer …
Discussion: nickkcapress.com and BuzzSugar
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
J. Harvey / A Socialite's Life:
Elisabeth Hasselbeck Claims Friendship With Rosie  —  Elisabeth Hasselbeck says that, despite their political differences, she has a strong friendship with her co-host Rosie O'Donnell.  When asked about this, Rosie had no idea who she was until "that terrified conservative airhead you sit beside" was used as a description.
 
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