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12:45 PM ET, April 19, 2007


 Top News: 
American Idol Season 6: Sayonara Sanjaya  —  Finally!  Sanjaya has finally been booted!!!  Happy Idol days are here again.  Looks like all that campaigning by vote for the worst, Howard Stern and more were not powerful enough to convince America to force us to watch someone who should have been gone weeks ago.
Gil Kaufman / MTV:
Sanjaya Runs Out Of Gas: 'Idol' Voters Boot Malakar  —  Unlikely 'Idol' is sent home after a country-themed performance that Simon Cowell called 'utterly horrendous.'  —  Somewhere out there, "American Idol" producers, and judge Simon Cowell, are hoisting frosty ones and heaving huge sighs of relief.
Discussion: crunk and disorderly
Sanjaya Malakar — It's Over.  77  —  The greatest run in American Idol history has ended.  —  Here he is, Sanjaya Malakar, just a normal kid with a background so typical of many youths today — a family with divorced parents, living day to day in an increasingly difficult world …
Discussion: Bossip
Sarah Hall / E! Online:
A Dark Day in the Sanjaya Universe  —  RECOMMENDED (0)  —  The combined efforts of Howard Stern, and an army of Fanjayas may have delayed the inevitable, but Sanjaya Malakar finally got what was coming to him.  —  The 17-year-old Seattle native was eliminated …
Jeannette Walls / MSNBC:
Is Katie Holmes breaking free of Cruise control?  —  Plus: Larry Birkhead says he's not a high-stakes gambler  —  Is Katie Holmes breaking free of her hubby's Cruise control?  —  The wife of the "Top Gun" star is shooting a film, "Mad Money," in Louisiana, and while she's away …
New York Post:
LAZY SNOOP, DIMWIT DOLL  —  IF you want Snoop Dogg to play at an event, not only will you have to pay his $150,000 fee, you'll have to accommodate his unusual tastes and enormous entourage.  Organizers of Tuesday night's Pussycat Dolls concert at Cipriani Wall Street to benefit UNICEF …
Noelle Hancock / Us Weekly:
Jenna Jameson: My Secret Cancer Struggle  —  In November 2004, the world's most famous adult film actress, Jenna Jameson, went to the dermatologist to treat some veins on her back, and was shocked when the doctor discovered a misshapen mole that turned out to be malignant melanoma.
New York Post:
TRUMP GIFT UNDERMINES ROSIE  —  DONALD Trump has unleashed a secret weapon in his feud with Rosie O'Donnell - a gigantic black undergarment she wore in the movie "Exit to Eden," which Trump sent to Barbara Walters on Monday to hang on the office wall at "The View."
New York Post:
COUGH IT UP  —  FATHERHOOD is proving to be expensive for 50 Cent .  On Monday, the rapper was ordered by Suffolk County Support Magistrate Aletha V. Fields-Ferraro to immediately pay $10,000 for the support of his son, Marquise Diamond Jackson, 10.  The boy's mom, Shaniqua Tompkins, was also granted $15,000 in monthly expenses.
Discussion: Rhymes With Snitch
Scott Huver /
Courtney Love Insists Diet, Not Surgery, Made Her 52 lbs.  Slimmer  —  Newly svelte Courtney Love stepped out in a pair of skinny designer pants at a Beverly Hills bash, telling PEOPLE that exercise and diet - not surgery - helped her drop 52 lbs.  —  "I didn't have a scar for gastric [bypass].
Starpulse:   Courtney Love Lost Weight So She Could Fit Into Designer Pants
Ben Widdicombe / NY Daily News:
A youth movement for Usher's mom  —  There's a reason to crack open a bottle of Champagne in the Usher household.  But maybe not the one you think.  —  Jonetta Patton, the crooner's mother and manager, is engaged - to a hot younger guy.  —  "His name is Eric," says a close source.
Discussion: Rhymes With Snitch
Daily Mail:
Britney's dramatic body transformation  —  One casualty in Britney Spears' new healthy life style?  Her shrinking bust.  —  After a high profile stint in rehab last month, the singer kick-started a vigorous new exercise regime - including regular dance classes - to help her shed unwanted extra pounds.
Jessica Biel Crushes on Her Leading Men  —  Jessica was caught at JFK looking pretty fresh faced considering she has no make-up on.  She's recently been promoting her new film Next with Nic Cage.  In the sci-fi thriller Nic plays her love interest.  She recently told eXtra about having …
Discussion: BuzzSugar
Heidi Take her Kiddies to Target  —  Heidi Klum may be a rich supermodel, reality TV star, wife of wealthy musician, but that doesn't mean that she's going to do her toy shopping anywhere other than Target.  She took her three little munchkins to pick up some goodies in LA this week and did a surprisingly good job blending in, too.
Discussion: Celebrity Baby Blog
Brian Orloff /
Lindsay Lohan Says Rehab Felt 'Safe'  —  Lindsay Lohan's adventures in Wonderland had a positive effect, she says, adding that she stayed at the West Hollywood rehab center earlier this year because she "felt safe" there.  —  Reflecting upon her month-long stint in the addiction-treatment facility …
Alison James / Variety:
Cannes lines up American feast  —  Fest picks several titles by U.S. auteurs  —  PARIS — The Cannes Film Festival on Thursday unveiled a U.S.-rich lineup replete with much-awaited pics by major auteurs for its 60th anniversary edition, which unspools next month.
Discussion: Cinematical and Jake Watch
J. Harvey / A Socialite's Life:
Fantasia Backs It Up  —  It's Ass Wednesday here at A Socialite's Life.  Celebrity Babylon is claiming it has some interesting pics that are supposedly of American Idol winner Fantasia Barrino.  And they aren't glamour shots. … Are we still using "bootylicious"?  Didn't we call a fatwa on that?
Chris Rock Asks Court to Determine Boy's Paternity  —  Chris Rock asked a court to determine if he's the father of a 13-year-old boy, according to papers filed in a paternity dispute with a Georgia woman.  —  If he's proven to be the father, Rock wants to "contribute to the support …
Discussion: Crazy Days and Nights and Bossip
Pete Norman /
Liv Tyler Reveals Her Baby-Weight Struggle  —  For Liv Tyler, losing weight after the birth of her son Milo in 2004 was no piece of cake, so to speak.  —  "I was not one of those women who just dropped pounds instantly when I was breastfeeding," the Reign Over Me actress, 29, tells Britain's You magazine.
Discussion: Celebrity Baby Blog
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