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11:10 AM ET, February 28, 2008

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Perez Hilton:
When Daddy Bangs Your Friend!  —  The Hogan family is just full of dramz these days.  —  We.  Love.  It.  —  Reports are surfacing that the Hulkster had an affair while he was still living with his wife, prompting the hulking Linda Hogan to file for divorce from him.  A divorce that's recently turned u-g-l-y .
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NY Daily News:
Store can't handle a Brit fit  —  Britney Spears keeps coming up with weird requests for her favorite L.A. boutiques.  —  She flummoxed staff at the Betsey Johnson on Melrose Ave. this month by turning up with a Dolce & Gabbana dress she wanted the store to copy - in all white - to be ready by that evening.
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People.com:
COVER STORY SNEAK PEEK: Nicole Richie on How Baby Changed Her Life  —  “She gives a whole new meaning and purpose,” the new mom says of her 6-week-old  —  Her new daughter, Harlow Winter Kate, in her arms and her boyfriend, Joel Madden, by her side, Nicole Richie tells PEOPLE for its new cover story …
Rich Shapiro / NY Daily News:
2 docs probed over Ledger pain pills  —  Federal drug investigators are probing two doctors over the death of actor Heath Ledger, the Daily News has learned.  —  The doctors - one in California, one in Texas - are believed to have supplied the “Brokeback Mountain” star with the powerful painkillers Oxycontin …
Discussion: The Superficial and Us Weekly
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X17 Online:
Doctors Investigated In Connection With Heath's Death  —  Federal drug authorities are investigating doctors in Texas and in California in connection with Heath Ledger's death last month, according to the NY Daily News.  —  Autopsy results reported an accidental mixture of prescription drugs …
Discussion: TMZ.com
TMZ.com:
LAPD Now Confirms Britney Investigation  —  The LAPD is finally commenting on the investigation first reported by TMZ earlier this month.  —  As we said, Sam Lutfi is under investigation by the Robbery Homicide division of LAPD for allegedly drugging Brit.  LAPD officials first said there was no such investigation.
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Associated Press:
Police reviewing alleged Spears drugging
Discussion: The Superficial
Henry Seltzer / Us Weekly:
Owen Wilson and Kate Hudson “Hooking Up”  —  After a suicide attempt last August, Owen Wilson has been given a second chance at life - and, it seems, love.  —  The actor was seen driving his silver Toyota Prius away from Kate Hudson's Pacific Palisades home on Feb. 23.
Discussion: Hollywood Offender
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Daily Mail:
Back on?  Kate Hudson ‘rekindles her romance’ with troubled ex Owen Wilson
Lina Ritchie / Daily Mail:
Fading away: Jordan's a shadow of her former self at Peter Andre's birthday bash  —  She's recently reduced her 32FF famous breasts to a more manageable D-cup, and now it seems the rest of her is shrinking too.  —  Katie Price, who has built a career on her cartoon-like assets in her alternate guise …
Discussion: Seriously? OMG!
The Sun:
Jolie to raise her baby in France  —  ANGELINA JOLIE and BRAD PITT will have their next child in France to honour the actress's late French-Canadian mother.  —  And I can also reveal that, despite rumours the pair are expecting twins, it will be just one girl to add to their growing family.
New York Post:
JESSICA'S BURDEN  —  JESSICA Alba knows the trauma of developing a big chest at an early age - she says she was labeled a sixth-grade slut by her elementary school principal and a couple of “self-righteous” PTA moms.  “The accusation still ricochets . . . They think I'm...
Daily Mail:
Amy Winehouse bizarre night out as friends claim she's ‘back on drugs’  —  Amy Winehouse emerged from rehab earlier this month looking better than ever, but less than three weeks on it appears the star has resumed her destructive lifestyle.  —  The 24-year-old singer's was back to her bizarre antics …
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New York Post:
BLOGGERS' SORDID ONLINE CHAT  —  MARIO Lavandeira - better known as online gossip “Perez Hilton” - encouraged a handsome young blogger to send sex tapes of himself while he was making promises of promotion for the blogger's own fledgling Web site.  —  Jonathan Jaxson - a former publicist …
Discussion: Gawker and Jossip
TMZ.com:
“Idol” Nurse Busted for DUI  —  “A.I.” finalist Amanda Overmyer plead guilty to DUI back in October 2006 near her hometown of Crawfordsville, In.  —  She received a suspended sentence of 60 days and was placed on 180 days probation, which ended in August 2007.  —  Story developing ...
Discussion: The Hollywood Gossip
Star:
Orlando's Gal Pal Wants Him To Take A Shower!  —  Orlando Bloom is back with his on-again, off-again girlfriend, Victoria's Secret model Miranda Kerr, but it won't last unless he kicks up his personal hygiene, friends warn.  —  “Miranda thinks Orlando is too smelly.
Agent Bedhead:
nicole kidman: something she'd like to forget  —  by agent bedhead in film, nicole kidman, tom cruise  —  The year was 1983.  Nicole Kidman appeared in BMX Bandits, a film about two expert bikers who, along with some chick, find a box of walkie talkies and unwittingly get pulled into a bank robbery scheme.
Discussion: Pajiba and Webster's Is My Bitch
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Alissa R / Us Weekly:
Rep: Pregnant Nicole Kidman Didn't Drink Wine at Oscars
Discussion: X17 Online and CelebWarship
 
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Rosie back on TV, with the Nanny?
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OK! Magazine:
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Manish Singh / TechCrunch:
Reliance and Disney merge their media businesses in India, creating the country's largest media conglomerate; Reliance values it at $8.5B and will invest $1.4B

Dade Hayes / Deadline:
Paramount CFO Naveen Chopra says the company expects to take about a $1B charge in Q1 due to ongoing programming shifts and previously announced layoffs

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Raw Story, AlterNet, and, in a separate case, The Intercept sue OpenAI in a NY federal court for copyright infringement; The Intercept is also suing Microsoft

 
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