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4:20 PM ET, February 25, 2008


 Top News:
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
Jana Winter /
The Gig is Up, Paris and Benji  —  The gig is up, Paris Hilton and Benji Madden.  —  C'mon guys, what gives?  Stop trying to pretend that you're not a couple; stop walking separately, a few feet away from each other when we all know you're coming from and going to the same place.
Discussion: MollyGood, iVillage and
Tina Dirmann / E! Online:   Paris Doesn't Have to Search Far for Her New Guy   Paris & Benji Get High Together
Ruth Laney /
Jamie Lynn Spears Passes Her GED Exam  —  Out of the spotlight after revealing her pregnancy, 16-year-old Jamie Lynn Spears is moving ahead with her life, passing her GED and thinking about college, a family friend tells PEOPLE.  —  The Zoey 101 star passed her high school equivalency exam …
Henry Seltzer / Us Weekly:
Jamie Lynn Spears Gets Her GED  —  Jamie Lynn Spears has passed her GED, her rep tells  —  The 16-year-old pregnant star of Zoey 101 was seen studying for the exam last month and has expressed interest in attending Louisiana State University.  —  “I haven't thought anything about what I might study,” she has said.
Discussion: Perez Hilton
Jarett Wieselman /   Rep: Holmes Story “Completely Fake”
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: omg!, iVillage and
Matt Donnelly /
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).
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: Hollywood Headache and The Blemish
Michael K / Dlisted:   Aniston's Frozen Eggs
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
Crazazy Busey Calls In To “Innocent” Seacrest
Discussion: Jezebel
Alba to Seacrest — Suck on This!
Discussion: Gabby Babble
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!! and Vh1 Blog
Daily Mail:
Amy Winehouse visits ‘Bad Blake’ in prison after ANOTHER night out with ‘Good Blake’  —  Chain-smoking Amy Winehouse visited her husband Blake Fielder-Civil in prison today, after spending the previous evening with her artist friend Blake Wood.  —  The troubled singer, 24 …
Discussion: A Socialite's Life
New York Post:
HOTEL HELL  —  IT looks like rehab didn't have much effect …
Discussion: The Hollywood Gossip
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...
Brenda Rodriguez /
Diddy: I'm Sending Sean John Baby Clothes to Jennifer Lopez  —  Sean “Diddy” Combs partied the night away on Oscar Sunday - but he still had some time to think about baby gifts for former girlfriend Jennifer Lopez.  —  On the red carpet at the Academy Award ceremony at the Kodak Theater …
VIDEO: Whoopi Goldberg Chokes Up Over Oscar Montage  —  The first black Oscar host speaks up after she doesn't appear in Sunday night's clip  —  Whoopi Goldberg teared up on ABC's The View Monday morning after her cohosts pointed out that the Oscar winner (and first black Oscar host) …
Discussion: Dlisted, eGossip and Lifeline Live
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.
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