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5:50 PM ET, February 29, 2008


 Top News: 
Henry Seltzer / Us Weekly:
Angelina Jolie Buys Maddox “Penis” Gum  —  The day before Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt finalized their adoption of 4-year-old son Pax, Angelina spent the afternoon with son Maddox, Us Weekly reports in its latest issue, on newsstands now.  —  After treating him to a matinée …
George Pimentel / Us Weekly:
Mischa Barton Turns Down Gossip Girl Role  —  Some hot gossip: Mischa Barton won't be joining the cast of CW's Gossip Girl.  —  TV Guide reported that Barton, 22, had been approached to play Georgina Sparks, an old friend of reformed party girl Serena van der Woodsen (Blake Lively).
Michael Ausiello / TV Guide:
Updated: The Truth About the Mischa Barton Gossip  —  UPDATE: US Weekly is reporting that Barton has turned down the role.  Checking with my sources to see if that's true.  Please stand by...  Their ears didn't deceive them: Those whispers that overheard about Mischa Barton …
Just Jared:
Drew Barrymore is a Bikini Babe  —  Drew Barrymore shows off her bikini body as she celebrates her 33rd  —  birthday with boy toy Justin Long on a secluded beach in Mexico earlier this week.  (Her actual birthday was last Friday, the 22nd.)  —  The beach resort at the edge of the jungle has only sparse luxuries.
Discussion: WOW Report
Phil / Egotastic!:   Hello, I'm Drew Barrymore Bikini Pictures, and I'm a Mac
G is for Gossip / Bauer-Griffin:   “Dustin Bong” Mexican Love Fest
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 …
Linda Marx /
Baby Gifts Pour in for J.Lo and Marc Anthony  —  New parents Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony have received multiple deliveries of gifts to their Long Island home for their newborn twins, a source tells PEOPLE.  —  “The twins already got a ton of embroidered pillows with their names on them …
Star Told You First! J.Lo's Baby Names Revealed
Discussion: Dlisted
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.
Michael K / Dlisted:
Broadway Has Gone To The Rats!
Discussion: Celebrity Rumors …
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 -
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 …
Austin American-Statesman:   Actress Angelina Jolie spotted in Bastrop; Jenna Bush, fiancé …
Does Playboy Want The Olsen Twins?  —  Hugh Hefner is a silver-tongued ladies' man, but the world's most famous playboy couldn't convince Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen to pose for his magazine.  —  After striking out when the twins turned 18, Hugh tried again, hoping they would pose for Playboy's June issue to mark their 22nd birthday.
Lynette Rice / HollywoodInsider:
Kate Walsh returning for an episode of 'Grey's Anatomy'  —  The redhead is back at Seattle Grace!  ABC has confirmed that Kate Walsh, whose freshman show Private Practice is on hiatus until fall, will return to Grey's Anatomy as Dr. Addison Montgomery for one episode this spring.
Discussion: Just Jared, TV Guide and ShowHype
Food Network Cans “Impossible” Chef  —  “Dinner: Impossible” chef Robert Irvine has been fired from the Food Network's kitchen!  —  After it was discovered that Robert lied about his credentials — including having designed Princess Diana's wedding cake — Food Network honchos investigated …
Discussion: Gawker, ShowHype and OH NO!!
Associated Press:
CEO Says Victoria's Secret Is Too Sexy  —  COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Victoria's Secret, the lingerie company that introduced the Very Sexy bra, the Fantasy Bra, and the Internet server-crashing fashion show, has become “too sexy” for its own good, its top executive said.
Elizabeth Wolff /
Nicky's Latest Fashion Venture: Skin & Bones  —  With that BMI, Nicky Hilton wouldn't be able to model in Spain.  —  We caught Paris' younger, more tempered sister looking shockingly skinny as she went shoe shopping yesterday at Christian Louboutin store in L.A. Her knobby knees extended …
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Michael K / Dlisted:
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Bill Zwecker / Chicago Sun Times:
J. Lo afraid for her twins
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Jessica Stumps for Obama!
Discussion: omg!
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Associated Press:
Body of model found in Paris river
Pink's marriage broke up because she was cheating with women
Discussion: CelebNewsWire
Simon Reynolds / Digital Spy:
‘Breakfast Club’ remake in the works
Daily Mail:
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Sara Nelson / Daily Mail:
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