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2:15 PM ET, February 20, 2008


 Top News: 
Owen Thomas / Valleywag:
Gene Simmons sex tape leaked on Web (NSFW)  —  “Watch the sex tape Gene doesn't want you to see,” promises.  The website purportedly hosts a NSFW sex tape of Kiss frontman Gene Simmons.  Leave aside the question of whether anyone wants to see Simmons in flagrante.
Henry Seltzer / Us Weekly:
Britney Spears Hasn't Put Sons' Toys Away  —  While Britney Spears has developed a devoted following among the children she teaches dance at North Hollywood's Millennium Dance Complex, her own sons may have moved on.  —  Sean, 2, and Jayden, 17 months, haven't seen their mother since the night of January 3 …
OK! Magazine:
Cover Story: Inside Britney's Lockdown  —  On Feb. 16, Britney Spears, looking calm and healthier than ever, embarked on her first real public outing since being admitted to UCLA's psychiatric unit.  Accompanied by her father, Jamie Spears and three associates, the former pop star and this new …
Discussion: The Superficial
Bryan Alexander /
Lawyer: Dad Helping Britney's Bid for Visitation
Discussion: The Hollywood Gossip
Daily Mail:
All eyes on pregnant Nicole Kidman - and her see-through dress  —  Nicole Kidman's latest maternity outfit is nothing if not daring.  —  The Hollywood star stepped out in a bizarre black frock with large sheer panels to promote her film The Golden Compass in Japan yesterday.
Henry Seltzer / Us Weekly:
Jessica Simpson and Tony Romo: “I Think They're Going to Get Married”  —  Jessica Simpson is head over heels in love with Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo - and close pals say an engagement might be around the corner.  —  “I think they're going to get married,” Romo's close friend of three years …
X17 Online:
Will Tony Take A Knee For Jessica?  —  Us Magazine sure seems to think so - the mag quotes a good friend of Tony Romo's as saying that the Cowboys' QB may well get married to his sweetheart Jessica Simpson!  —  “I think they're going to get married,” Michael Starr - a close personal friend of Tony's - told Us.
Discussion: omg!
Henry Seltzer / Us Weekly:
Nick Lachey Wishes Jessica Simpson “Nothing But Happiness”
Discussion: Gabby Babble
Sgeneroso /
J. Lo Checks In  —  THE private room being held for Jennifer Lopez at North Shore University Hospital is finally occupied.  Monday, we reported the room, which is furnished with a leather couch, had “been sitting empty for two weeks” in preparation for the pop diva's twins.
New York Post:
J.LO CHECKS IN  —  THE private room being held for Jennifer Lopez …
Michael K / Dlisted:
I Blame Tom Cruise  —  I'm starting to get the feeling that Katie Holmes is purposely trying to look like a Park Avenue widow with a pill-popping problem.  I think Tom Cruise is doing this to her.  He's probably one of those queens that is really intos the 20s.
Discussion: Pretty On The Outside
Inside Suri's Strange World
Discussion: Dlisted
inside suri cruise's strange world...
Discussion: OH NO!!
St. Petersburg Times:
Scourge of Scientology dies in apparent suicide … Shawn Lonsdale documents people in downtown Clearwater while filming as part of his “cult watch.”  From hours and hours of footage of Scientology buildings, staff, security guards and verbal confrontations, he made a film that aired on local cable television.
Discussion: Crazy Days and Nights and RADAR
Michael K / Dlisted:
Scientology Critic Found Dead  —  Shawn Lonsdale was one of Scientology's harshest critics.  He directed his own anti-Scientology documentary and also became a fixture in Clearwater for standing outside Scientology offices and filming workers coming and going.
Ozzy And Sharon Osbourne To Kick Heather Mills From BRIT Awards  —  Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne have threatened to kick Heather Mills off stage if she shows up at tomorrow's BRIT Awards.  —  The couple, who are hosting the event, say Heather - the estranged wife Sir Paul McCartney - would not be welcome at the London ceremony.
Richard Simpson / Daily Mail:
BRITS EXCLUSIVE: Macca to snub Heather by dedicating Brit Awards …
Discussion: Cele|bitchy
Daily Mail:
Ugly rash on Amy Winehouse's face shows hard living has taken its toll  —  She emerged from rehab earlier this month looking better than ever, but Amy Winehouse's troubles again appear to be taking a toll on her appearance.  —  She was spotted last night with what looked like scabby skin …
Discussion: Seriously? OMG!
Daily Mail:
Singer Pink splits from husband after just 21 months of marriage  —  Chart topping singer Pink has split from her husband, motocross racer Carey Hart.  —  The couple tied the knot two years ago after meeting at an extreme sports event where Hart was competing.
Jennifer Vineyard / MTV:
Pink, Carey Hart Have Separated, Singer's Spokesperson Confirms
Discussion: Celebridiot and A Hot Mess!
New York Post:
PEOPLE SNAPPED  —  MAG'S $1.5M AGUILERA BABY COVER IS A FLOP  —  SPENDING millions to land celebrity photo exclusives might give you boasting rights, but it doesn't always mean newsstand sales will blast off.  —  People magazine is estimated to have paid $1.5 million for this week's exclusive photos …
Discussion: Perez Hilton and Jossip
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