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5:20 PM ET, April 17, 2007


 Top News: 
New York Post:
COMEBACK TRY  —  BRITNEY Spears is trying to take back her career.  Not only has the pop tart been back in the music studio and taking regular dance classes, an insider claims she fired her manager of several months, Larry Rudolph, on Friday.  Spears, who's been suffering from severe postpartum depression …
Derek Hail / Celebrity Gossip:
Britney Spears Lashes out on Her Manager  —  Britney Spears has allegedly fired her manager, Larry Rudolph.  After several missteps over the past few months, supposedly, Britney Spears has blamed her manager and decided to terminate the multi-year contract.
Hollywood Rag:   Britney Spears Fires her Manager Again
Shawn Pogatchnik / Associated Press:
Jennifer Lopez, Husband to Sue Tabloid  —  Jennifer Lopez, Husband Marc Anthony to Sue National Enquirer Over `heroin Scandal' Claim  —  DUBLIN, Ireland (AP) — Jennifer Lopez and her husband, Marc Anthony, are suing the U.S. tabloid National Enquirer in European courts over its claims …
J Lo & Marc Sue The National Enquirer  —  J Lo & Marc are suing The National Enquirer for six figures for implicating them in a drug scandal.  Apparently, an article published in the European version of the tabloid showed a picture of Marc Anthony next to Michael Star, who has been charged with heroin possession and child pornography.
J. Harvey / A Socialite's Life:
J.Lo To Sue Over H-Bomb  —  Jennifer Lopez and her skeletal wisp of a husband Marc Anthony are suing the National Enquirer in European courts after they were linked to a drug and child pornography scandal?!?  What?
Jeannette Walls / MSNBC:
Elvis, Marilyn Monroe ... John Travolta?  —  Plus, Lindsay Lohan reportedly more than friends with new BFF  —  John Travolta doesn't suffer from lack of ego.  The "Wild Hogs" star recently boasted that he was as big a star as Elvis Presley and Marilyn Monroe — but didn't suffer the same fate …
New York Post:
ROUGH ROUND FOR THE HOGANS  —  HAS the longest, strongest marriage in professional wrestling history suffered a fatal, bone-crunching blow?  —  Sources close to Hulk and Linda Hogan, who've been wedded for more than 20 years, say they're "going through a very hard time and their marriage is under a lot of strain."
X17 Online:
John Mayer's Got Some Competition  —  • You Sexy B*tch!  —  Looks like those days of Jessica Simpson having trouble finding a man are a thing of the past - in addition to her steady boyfriend John Mayer, these days she's attracting the male gaze even when she's just walking down the street!
Hollywoodtuna:   When John Mayer Goes Away, Jessica Simpson's Boobs Come Out To Play
Noelle Hancock / Us Weekly:
Rachel & Ryan: Taking a Break  —  Rachel McAdams, 30, and Ryan Gosling, 26, are spending some time apart.  —  "It's a break, not a breakup," says one source, who adds that while McAdams is very dependent on Gosling, the recent Oscar nominee wants some distance so he can focus on his sizzling career.
Jessica Alba Is Hot And Sweaty  —  Well there's not much to say about these pics of Jessica Alba leaving the gym, except that she's really hot, and really sweaty.  Normally the thought of a sweaty woman, in her gym outfit would repulse me, but this is Jessica we're talking about.
Jesus Martinez / DrunkenStepfather:   I am - Jessica Alba Loves Her Dog of the Day
Sandra Sperounes /
Bratty Lavigne far from Best Damn Thing  —  But catchy new album from pop-punk princess will still sell multimillions  — To hear the single Girlfriend, go to Online Extras at  —  EDMONTON - When Hollywood executives know they have a dud on their hands …
Carrie Underwood Shines at CMTs  —  Last night the stars of the country music world were honored by their fans at the CMT Awards in Nashville.  AI contestants Kellie Pickler and Bucky Covington were there and we are really NOT digging Kellie's new look.  The always adorable Carrie Underwood glowed …
John Gerome / Associated Press:
Underwood wins CMT video of year award
Discussion: BuzzSugar
Daily Mail:
The story behind Beckham's amazing new tattoo  —  David Beckham has had an unsightly 2ft-long tattoo etched over the entire surface of his right arm.  —  The marking, which he has showed off in its entirety for the first time, joins a clouds and cherub design over his shoulders with numerous …
Adam Markovitz /
'Hobbit' Forming?  —  Sam Raimi says he's open to directing the ''Lord of the Rings'' prequel, which could leave ''Spider-Man 4'' without a director — and, perhaps, its Mary Jane  —  On the eve of what is expected to be the biggest Spider-Man yet, Entertainment Weekly learns that director Sam Raimi …
Us Weekly:
Katie Calls the Cops!  —  Katie Holmes had quite an entourage when she rolled into a Target in Shreveport, Louisiana, on April 12.  —  Holmes is in town shooting the comedy Mad Money, her first movie since meeting and marrying Tom Cruise.  —  After getting spooked by a pair of photographers en route …
Discussion: The Superficial
A Socialite's Life:
Pam Anderson Responds to Unflattering Pix  —  On her blog, Pam Anderson recently addressed some less-than-perfect pix of her on vacation in Hawaii that were recently circulating on the Internet: … More photos of Pamela Anderson frolicking in the waters of Hawaii after the jump.
Phil / Egotastic!:
Lindsay Lohan Gets Felt Up by the Waiter  —  If you're goal in life is to touch Lindsay Lohan's breasts (and whose isn't?), then you should probably take some pointers from Mr. Waiter Guy over here.  This guy definitely knows hot to seize an opportunity.
Is Beyonce Looking to Move Over to Def Jam?  —  Beyonce and Jay-Z were having a great time cheering on the Nets as they went up against the Knicks last night at MSG.  The two have quite an investment in the Nets - Jay-Z is a partial owner while Beyonce's House of Dereon designed the cheerleaders' outfits.
Ben Widdicombe / NY Daily News:
A young socialite gives X-tra effort  —  Andrew Embiricos, 21, is a junior New York socialite.  He is the son of Princess Yasmin Aga Khan, a grandson of Rita Hayworth, and nephew of the current Aga Khan.  —  By tradition of the Aga Khan blood line, he is a direct descendant of the Prophet Muhammad.
Discussion: Jossip and Queerty
Really?  Never?  —  These are photos of Kelly Clarkson on set to shoot a video for her latest single, "Never Again."  While we're not sure exactly what the song's about, let's hope it's a reference to when she plans on recording her next album.  Zing!
Brian Orloff /
Jennifer Garner 'Intoxicated' with Love for Daughter  —  In a new interview, Jennifer Garner says that she loves everything about being a mother - even breastfeeding.  —  "That surprised me - how much I loved [nursing] and how effortless it has been to pump anywhere in the world," she tells InStyle for its May issue.
Michael K / Dlisted:
Sanjaya is Maxim's Girl of the Day  —  You know Haley Skankarcto is pissed!  Maxim Men's Magazine has named "American Idol's" Sanjaya Malakar as it's Girl of the Day.  —  They say: … I wouldn't really call him a girl.  He's borderline.  Come on Maxim!  He's not a girl, not yet a woman.
Discussion: A Socialite's Life
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