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2:25 PM ET, February 25, 2008


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Petra's Night With Penn  —  Newly single Sean Penn and supermodel Petra Nemcova slipped out of LA's Villa nightclub at 3:10 a.m. this morning — clearly Hollywood's hottest new item.  —  The pair followed up an appearance at a CAA event two days ago with a full-on assault of coupledom tonight at Elton John's Oscar Party (above).
Sean Penn Steps Out With Petra Nemcova  —  The actor is spotted with the model, who tells PEOPLE they met through her charity  —  Less than two months after he announced his separation from his wife of 11 years, Sean Penn hit Sunday night's Oscar party circuit with a new blonde beauty on his arm: model Petra Nemcova.
Discussion: iVillage and
Academy Screws Renfro, In Memoriam  —  So in case you missed it, Brad Renfro was ignored during the “in memoriam” montage on the Oscars last night.  You're not gonna believe the statement the Academy gave TMZ.  —  The tape featured 98 movie types who died in the last year.
Lindsay Powers / Us Weekly:
Why Brad Renfro Was Cut From Oscar Tribute Montage  —  Why was late actor Brad Renfro cut from the video tribute at Sunday's Oscars?  —  “It was really an editing decision because we can't fit everyone in,” a rep for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences tells
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Daily Mail:
Katie Holmes talks about her ‘amazing’ Tom, motherhood and how being famous got her into trouble at church  —  Best known for being Mrs Tom Cruise, actress Katie Holmes, 29, first garnered fame as Joey in the hit television show Dawson's Creek.  —  Her big-screen credits include Batman Begins …
Phil / Egotastic!:
Brooke Hogan's Bikini Boobs Take Flight  —  I'm not sure exactly what Brooke Hogan is trying to prove in these bikini pictures, but I think it's either A) She can fly, 2) Her breasts are real, 3) She is not actually a man.  Sadly, on all 3 counts, she fails.
Discussion: OH NO!!
New York Post:
NOW THAT'S ENOUGH TO MAKE YOU SICK  —  THE groupies who slept with Tommy Lee and Nikki Sixx during their hell-raising Motley Crue years may want to have themselves dry-cleaned after reading “Rock Star Babylon.”  In his compilation of outrageous rock ‘n’ roll stories, out in June, Jon...
Gary Busey & Jen Garner's Red Carpet Run-In  —  Why did the actor interrupt an interview with the actress?  “It's about having fun,” he tells PEOPLE  —  Ryan Seacrest got some red-carpet help he may not have anticipated - or wanted - when Gary Busey interrupted an interview the E! …
Discussion: Wendy Wayrad
Associated Press:   Gary Busey harasses stars on red carpet
James Hibberd / Hollywood Reporter:
Oscars nothing to write home about  —  This season continues to be no country for network award shows.  —  Following the lowest-rated Emmys since 1990, the strike-hindered ratings performance of a severely truncated version of the Golden Globes and a nonstruck airing of the Grammys …
Phil / Egotastic!:
80th Academy Awards Mega Picture Post  —  It's Oscar time again, and that means tons and tons of pictures from this year's 80th Academy Awards.  If you didn't watch the show, you didn't miss too much, though this time around was quite a bit more bearable than years past.
New York Times:
‘No Country for Old Men’ Wins Oscar Tug of War
Discussion: Tuned In, Gawker and Towleroad
Neck-and-neck finish sees Viggo triumph in our Oscar poll
Discussion: omg!
WOS TV: Radcliffe Rides to Inaugural Awards Show  —  The eighth annual Theatregoers' Choice Awards achieved a resounding climax last night (24 February 2008) at the inaugural Year on Year Concert & Awards Show at the Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue …
Discussion: Towleroad and Glitterati Gossip
Tidbits: Aniston puts her eggs on ice  —  Plus: Love first, career second for Jessica Simpson; Keira likes fake boobs  —  Angelina Jolie may have secured the headlines over the weekend by finally revealing her much buzzed about baby bump, but Brad Pitt's former ladylove, Jennifer Aniston, quietly made preparations for her own brood.
Discussion: Dlisted
Kate Stroup /
George Clooney's Oscar Date Night with Sarah Larson  —  “She looks good, huh?” he says, as the couple make their way through the Oscar parties  —  It must be serious!  —  For the first time ever, George Clooney brought a girlfriend to the Oscars.  As the two moved slowly …
Discussion: POPSUGAR
PETA Rats Out Stone for Hideous Oscar Jewelry  —  Fur loving Sharon Stone could give a rat's ass about what she wears these days on the red carpet.  Literally.  —  Stone showed up to the Elton John party last night wearing an actual rats paw as a broach.  And of course, PETA has a few kind words for the animal killer.
New York Post:
HOTEL HELL  —  IT looks like rehab didn't have much effect on Amy Winehouse, who is once again spiraling out of control.  The British pop sensation spent the hours before the Brit Awards in London the other day trashing her room at the Riverbank Plaza Hotel, causing thousands of dollars worth of damage, according to The Sun.
Discussion: The Hollywood Gossip
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