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8:40 AM ET, December 3, 2008

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Lindsay Powers / Us Weekly:
Brad Pitt: “My Goal” Is to Bring the Moustache Back in Style  —  Brad Pitt is bringing moustaches back.  —  “That's my goal,” the actor, 44, told Extra. at the Monday screening of The Curious Case of Benjamin Button in New Orleans.  “I don't think 'staches are respected enough.”
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Extra:   The ‘Curious Case’ of Brangelina
Mandi Illuzzi / Us Weekly:
Brad Pitt: I'll Marry Angelina Jolie When “It's Important to Our Kids”
Discussion: Jossip
Lindsay Powers / Us Weekly:
Jessica Alba Shows Off Post-Baby Bod in Campari Calendar  —  Jessica Alba is the new face of Club Campari's 2009 calendar.  —  In the steamy photos - shot over a couple of days in Malibu - Alba is photographed in a bathing suit, evening gown and short shorts - dressed up as a “sort of femme fatale/screen siren,” she explains.
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People.com:
PHOTOS: Jessica Alba Bares Body After Baby for Calendar  —  Jessica Alba shows off her body-after-baby in the 2009 Campari calendar, and PEOPLE has a sneak peek of the pictures that the actress says allowed her “play out this sort of bombshell.”  —  “I'm usually walking around in comfy clothes …
Fox Sports:
Stars' Avery suspended indefinitely by NHL  —  Sean Avery was suspended indefinitely by the NHL on Tuesday, hours after the Dallas Stars forward made a crude reference to former girlfriends while talking with reporters.  —  Avery's inflammatory comments came following a morning skate in Calgary …
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TSN.ca:
NHL SUSPENDS AVERY INDEFINITELY FOR COMMENTS, PENDING HEARING  —  The NHL has suspended Dallas Stars forward Sean Avery indefinitely, pending a hearing with commissioner Gary Bettman.  —  Avery missed Tuesday's game against the Calgary Flames.  —  The Stars' super-pest is being suspended …
Rodney Ho / Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
‘Housewives’ star forced to move from Duluth home  —  Eviction notice ‘none of your business,’ NeNe Leakes writes  —  NeNe Leakes, the breakout star of the hit Bravo reality show “The Real Housewives of Atlanta,” is no longer living at the pricey Duluth five-bedroom residence shown on the series.
Jessica Gold Haralson / People.com:
Mariska Hargitay Hoping for Second Baby  —  With 10 seasons of Law & Order: SVU under her belt, Emmy-winning actress Mariska Hargitay says she'd consider leaving the hit show - for one very important reason.  —  “I just want to see my kid,” the 44-year-old actress, who is mom to son August …
Discussion: OH NO!!
Mark Gray / People.com:
Julianne Hough and Boyfriend Talk Marriage  —  Julianne Hough has found the man she hopes to two-step to the altar with someday - boyfriend Chuck Wicks.  —  “We definitely want to go there,” she tells PEOPLE of the prospect of marrying her country singer boyfriend of five months.
Beth Hardie / Mirror.co.uk:
Courtney Love: I paved way for Britney's crash and burn  —  Courtney Love says she set the stage for Britney Spears' public breakdown with her own erratic behaviour.  —  Kurt Cobain's outspoken widow said: “I had a long, hard fall.  I set the stage for Britney to crash and burn.
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Helen / Cele|bitchy:
Courtney Love claims to have set the stage for Britney's breakdown
Discussion: popbytes and Crabbie's Hollywood
People.com:
Patrick Swayze Responds to ‘Lies’ About His Condition  —  Continuing to remain positive as he battles pancreatic cancer, Patrick Swayze is hitting back against tabloid rumors about his health in an exclusive statement to PEOPLE.  —  “I'm very proud of the work I've done on my new series The Beast …
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Alex Dobuzinskis / Reuters:
Patrick Swayze denies reports he is near death
Discussion: Perez Hilton
Amy Diluna / NY Daily News:
Katie Couric's new 'do is a fashion don't  —  If it ain't broke, don't fix it, Katie.  —  Just when Katie Couric was hitting her stride, she tripped up last night - with a hair-raising new look that put the “ew” in the evening news.  —  The coif, a boyish pixie cut that channeled …
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People.com:
POLL: What Do You Think of Katie Couric's New 'Do?
Discussion: CandyKirby.com and Mollygood
Clint Morris / Moviehole:
STILLER CONFIRMS ZOOLANDER SEQUEL  —  I believe it was Owen Wilson who first told me about a potential “Zoolander” sequel.  But this was years ago - I believe it was at the junket for “Wedding Crashers” - and have heard nothing of it since.  —  All these years later, the film's star and director …
Discussion: Evil Beet Gossip and Perez Hilton
Mike Fleeman / People.com:
Dylan McDermott Finalizes Divorce  —  Dylan McDermott of TV's The Practice finalized his divorce from his wife of nearly 13 years on Tuesday, court papers show.  —  The 47-year-old actor filed for divorce from Shiva Rose, 39, last summer, citing the legal boilerplate of irreconcilable differences.
Discussion: iVillage
Michael K / Dlisted:
Blind Items: I Guess....You Guess....  Which in-the-news celebrity is worried that his relationships with a transexual escort and a rent boy are going to hit the newsstands?  (Popbitch)  —  Stone Phillips!  I don't know why he popped into my head.  Wishful thinking.  Don't even guess Mah Boo Anderson Cooper.
Discussion: OH NO!!
People.com:
Lawyer: William Balfour Innocent of Jennifer Hudson Family Murders  —  Jennifer Hudson's estranged brother-in-law William Balfour, who was arrested this week in the October murders of her mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew, “did not commit these crimes,” the man's lawyer tells PEOPLE.
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TMZ.com:   Balfour Charged in Hudson Murders
Just Jared:
Rachel Weisz is Gotham Gorgeous  —  Rachel Weisz really knows how to work out black-and-white stripes in another Narciso Rodriguez creation at the 18th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards at Museum of Finance on Tuesday (December 2) in New York City.  —  The 37-year-old British actress came …
Discussion: OH NO!!
Brock Vergakis / Associated Press:
Coleman pleads no contest to disorderly conduct  —  SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Gary Coleman has pleaded no contest to a disorderly conduct charge stemming from a September incident at a bowling alley.  —  The 40-year-old former star of “Diff'rent Strokes” was ordered to pay a $100 fine in a Payson court Tuesday.
MSat / Cele|bitchy:
69 year-old Tina Turner reprises Mad Max costume for NY concert  —  A few years ago, I went to see Cher during her very extended “Farewell” tour.  The fifty-something singer busted out that black fishnet body stocking she wore in her “Turn Back Time” video back in the 80s.
Discussion: Bloomberg and Best Week Ever
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Angel / CONCRETELOOP.COM:
CONCERT PICS: TINA TURNER AT MSG
Discussion: CRUNK + DISORDERLY
 
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