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6:25 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 …
E Canada Now:
Angelina Jolie Wants To Adopt Again  —  Los Angeles (eCanadaNow) - Angelina Jolie is planning to adopt for the fourth time, it has been claimed.  —  The actress - who recently adopted Vietnamese son Pax Thien, and also has a Cambodian son Maddox and Ethiopian daughter Zahara …
Michael K / Dlisted:
Brangelina Want to "Balance the Faces" of Their Family  —  Pax Thien is barely out of his box and Angelina Jolie is already looking to adopt a 4th kid.  Reportedly, Angie and Brad Pitt want to balance the faces of their family. … Black face?  Who the hell close to Angelina talks like that?
All Headline News:   Angelina Jolie May Adopt For The Fourth Time
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 shut down, 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 …
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Jessica Robertson / Associated Press:
Anna Nicole's partner drops DNA appeal  —  NASSAU, Bahamas - The lawyer-turned-partner of Anna Nicole Smith dropped his bid Monday to halt the use of DNA to prove the paternity of the former Playboy playmate's infant daughter when it appeared a Bahamas court was going to reject his appeal.
Discussion: Defamer and The Bastardly
A Socialite's Life:
Larry Birkhead Seriously Better Hope That Baby Is His  —  ...otherwise, I have no idea how he plans to pay for his super-crazy lawyer fees from Debra Opri.  Larry Birkhead's bill from Debra Opri, whom he fired two weeks ago, recently came in the mail and was for a whopping $620,492.84.
Discussion: The Evil Beet, Gabsmash and Celebamour
J. Harvey / A Socialite's Life:   Evil Genius In Bahamian Mansion Not So Genius, Throws In The Towel
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.
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FemaleFirst:
Lesbian Fergie  —  Fergie has confessed to having a series of lesbian relationships.  —  The Black Eyed Peas singer has revealed she rebelled against her parents and her strict Catholic upbringing when she was 18 experimenting with drugs and sex.  —  She said: "I have had lesbian experiences in the past.
Discussion: The Blemish
Todd / IDontLikeYouInThatWay.com:   Fergie is Still Trying Too Hard
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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Lburch / A Socialite's Life:
The Re-Growth of Britney Spears
Discussion: WOW Report and The Evil Beet
Todd / IDontLikeYouInThatWay.com:   Avril Lavigne Hates Britney Spears
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
TMZ.com:
"A.I." Finalists Fuming Over "Sanjaya Situation"  —  While most of the country may have fallen in love with "American Idol" wannabe Sanjaya Malakar, there is one group that is finding his growing popularity a tad irritating — his fellow "A.I." contestants!  —  An inside source revealed exclusively …
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Allisonc / Us Weekly:
Howard Stern Corrupts Idol!  —  Howard Stern - no, not Anna Nicole's lawyer/lover, the other one - has earned his reputation as a "shock jock" tenfold, and now he's taking his power and influence to the airwaves to target his newest victim - American Idol's Sanjaya Malakar.
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 …
RADAR:
DID DREW STEAL FABRIZIO'S STROKE?  —  Drew Barrymore's tender touch might have done a number on her rocker ex's love life.  —  Earlier this year, Fabrizio Moretti, the drummer for the Strokes and Barrymore's on-and-off boyfriend of nearly five years, was dating Kirsten Dunst.
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POPSUGAR:   Do You Like Kirsten With Her New Guy?
Caris Davis / People.com:
Trump Wins at Wrestlemania, Keeps His Hair  —  Donald Trump told PEOPLE last week he wasn't afraid to shave his head - and luckily (for him, at least), he didn't have to.  —  Trump "defeated" World Wrestling Entertainment owner Vince McMahon in the "Battle of the Billionaires" in Detroit on Sunday, thereby sparing his famous coif.
Discussion: SeenON! Blog
Phil / Egotastic!:
Mandy Moore: From Hot to Hobbled  —  Mandy Moore was at the Kids Choice Awards this weekend, and she was looking great, but it seems her weekend didn't end on the right foot.  Mandy was spotted the next day limping around in a leg brace, though her injury is still a mystery.
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POPSUGAR:   Mandy May Be Hobbling To a High School Near You
Todd / IDontLikeYouInThatWay.com:
Carrie Underwood Hates Dying Children  —  In preparation for a fundraiser for St. Jude Children's Hospital, a DJ at a country radio station says Carrie Underwood was the by far the rudest of the country stars that attended the event.  Gathered at the Memphis hospital, country stars took turns …
Ben Widdicombe / NY Daily News:
L.A. Reid @ hot mail  —  Island Def Jam sure is a loving place to work - especially if you're a pretty female secretary.  —  An e-mail exchange from April 2005 between married CEO L.A. Reid and a then-employee, whose name we will not reveal, shows just how loving.  —  "Even the short sweet ones are delicious!!!!!!"
People.com:
Terri Irwin: Life Without Steve 'Extremely Difficult'  —  Terri Irwin says she's still adjusting to being a single parent after her husband, Crocodile Hunter star Steve Irwin, died in September.  —  "It's extremely difficult," Irwin, 42, told PEOPLE at Nickelodeon's 20th Annual Kids' Choice Awards on Saturday.
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.
 
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