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1:05 PM ET, February 29, 2008


 Top News: 
Henry Seltzer / Us Weekly:
Nicole Richie Offered Lead Role in Chicago  —  Nicole Richie has been offered the lead role of Roxie Hart in the Broadway production of Chicago, Us Weekly reports exclusively in its latest issue, on newsstands now.  —  Richie, 26, who welcomed daughter Harlow with Joel Madden on Jan. 12, is undecided.
Mandi Illuzzi / Us Weekly:
Brad Pitt Shows Off Forrest Gump-Style Haircut  —  Paging Forrest Gump!  —  Brad Pitt showed off a buzzed new 'do à la the dim 1994 movie character in Smithfield, Texas, Thursday.  (See other controversial star cuts here.)  —  Why the new look?  —  Pitt, 43, is about to begin shooting …
Daily Mail:
Justin Timberlake gets a Boogie Nights-style makeover in new film  —  In a curly brown wig and sporting a handlebar moustache, Justin Timberlake looks more like a seventies porn star than the golden-boy of pop in his new film.  —  Pictured on the set of The Love Guru, the singer who is usually …
Perez Hilton:
Wino Acquitted!!!  —  Finally, some good news for Amy Winehouse!  —  Scotland Yard has decided to drop Wino from the conspiracy to pervert the course of justice case involving her husband, the incarcerated Blake Fielder-Civil.  —  She was arrested ‘by appointment’ in December and voluntarily took part in police questioning.
Winehouse cleared of witness tampering
Richard Simpson / Daily Mail:
Police clear Amy Winehouse of involvement in husband Blake Fielder …
Sara Nelson / Daily Mail:
From hunk to chunk: Matthew Perry's driving licence picture reveals how he's piled on the pounds  —  The years have not been exactly Friendly to Matthew Perry - as a glimpse of the photo on his driving licence shows.  —  The ex-Friends star is fresh-faced and slim in the picture on his Californian licence …
NY Daily News:
Side Dish: Tom Brady in his underwear?  —  Gisele Bundchen won't be the only person seeing Tom Brady in his skivvies if Calvin Klein has his way.  We hear the designer has offered the Patriots quarterback seven figures to blast David Beckham and his Armani underwear campaign right off the billboards.
Discussion: Perez Hilton and iVillage
Sgeneroso /
Make it briefs  —  MOVE over, David Beckham — Tom Brady may soon strip to his skivvies.  Calvin Klein Inc. is in talks to turn the hunky Patriots quarterback into an underwear model.  LA private eye Paul Barresi says the company is “confident that Brady will blow the competition out of the water.”
Discussion: Celebrity Gossip
Katherine Heigl wants off Grey's Anatomy (possible spoilers)  —  Katherine Heigl is anxious to continue her film career and doesn't want to be tied to the role that made her famous, Dr. Izzie Stevens on the hit show Grey's Anatomy. - possible spoiler alert -
Discussion: OH NO!!, MollyGood and ShowHype
Daily Mail:
The 3am girls: Worse for wear Kate Moss and Kelly Osbourne pair up for a wild night out  —  One is a millionaire model.  The other the daughter of rock royalty.  —  But last night, Kate Moss and Kelly Osbourne turned 3am party girls to pair up for a wild night out in London …
Discussion: Seriously? OMG! and OH NO!!
X17 Online:
“Jamie Lynn Was Unplanned Too,” Says Spears Uncle  —  remember this back in August 2006?  —  The Sun is reporting that William Spears, Brit's uncle, has said that Brit's now pregnant sis Jamie Lynn was unplanned just like her own unborn baby!  —  The guy doesn't have Britney's millions …
Discussion: The Superficial and Digital Spy
Uncle: ‘Jamie-Lynn was unplanned - just like her baby’
New York Post:
NOT JUST A FLING  —  PENELOPE Cruz doesn't want to publicly show off her relationship with Javier Bardem, but he's showing her off to his family.  Cruz, who was snapped with Bardem's mom after the Oscars, threw a private party for her trophy-toting beau at Villa on Sunday night.
Murray Weiss / New York Post:
HEATH DOCS CLEARED  —  Federal agents have ruled out a pair of doctors from Los Angeles and Houston as the sources of the OxyContin and Vicodin found in the bloodstream of late movie star Heath Ledger.  The Drug Enforcement Agency questioned the medics and found that both...
G is for Gossip / Bauer-Griffin:
“Dustin Bong” Mexican Love Fest  —  We are really having a hard time deciding on which of the many many permutations of Drew Barrymore and Justin Long's names is the funniest.  Just In Drew?  BarryLong?  Bustin Dong?  For now, we're settling on the hybrid used in the title.
Discussion: Just Jared
Starpulse Entertainment News Blog:
‘Lost’ Recap: Electromagnetic Energy, Time Travel & Lovers Reunited  —  The fourth season of “Lost” is nearly halfway through its entire run (only 13 episodes overall), and this may be without question the finest collection of episodes so far.  Every week has delivered …
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Courtney Hazlett / MSNBC:
MTV won't be playing Abdul's video
Discussion: Yeeeah!
New Line in Warner's corner
the.LIFE Files:
Janet Jackson Does Tyra Banks Show NEXT WEEK
Discussion: MollyGood
Jen & Jason's Hot Night
Elizabeth Wolff /
Nicky's Latest Fashion Venture: Skin & Bones
Simon Reynolds / Digital Spy:
‘Breakfast Club’ remake in the works
Discussion: Seriously? OMG!
Thefunnystone / Vote for the Worst:
The David Hernandez Gay Stripper Rumors Seem To Be True
Tatiana Siegel / Variety:
Apatow sets ‘Five-Year Engagement’
 Earlier Picks:
Britney's ‘Affectionate’ Visits with Her Kids
Discussion: POPSUGAR, iVillage and CelebWarship
James Hibberd / Hollywood Reporter:
ABC wants ‘Scrubs’; NBC irked
Mariah's Gift from Adam Sandler
Discussion: OH NO!!
Stephen M. Silverman /
Lindsay Lohan Opens Up About Recent Troubles
USA Today:
Book buzz: Diablo Cody climbs back on the memoir train
New York Post:
STUCK IN COACH  —  BEING a celebrity doesn't always get you perks.