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9:15 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
Marisa Laudadio / People.com:
Kevin Federline: My Side of the Story  —  Kevin Federline has been called many things in the nearly five years since Britney Spears walked into his life: boy toy, gold-digger, wannabe rapper, partier.  These days he answers to one name: Daddy.  —  Since splitting with Spears in 2006 …
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Laura Lane / OK! Magazine:
OK!  Exclusive: Inside Britney's Diva-Licious Birthday  —  Is Britney Spears starting to crack under the pressure?  —  Following a pair of performances on Good Morning America on Tuesday morning, the superstar birthday girl was back to her some of her old diva tricks as she arrived …
Discussion: Cele|bitchy, Just Jared and OH NO!!
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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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!!
Rachel Paula Abrahamson / Us Weekly:
Rep: “Mary-Kate Olsen Is Not Pregnant”  —  Despite a recent National Enquirer report stating otherwise, Mary-Kate Olsen is not expecting her first child.  —  “Mary-Kate is absolutely not pregnant,” her rep told Usmagazine.com on Tuesday.  —  According to the paper, rumors sparked …
Discussion: iVillage
Sarah Rollo / Digital Spy:
Fielder-Civil going back behind bars  —  Amy Winehouse's husband is reportedly going back to jail after failing a drugs test in rehab.  —  Early release terms agreed by Blake Fielder-Civil saw him being admitted to the Surrey facility last month to overcome his drug addictions.
Discussion: TMZ.com
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.
Reuters:
Rock act Creed in talks to reunite  —  Band hasn't performed since rancorous split in 2004  —  NEW YORK - Creed is hammering out details for a lucrative 2009 reunion tour, sources tell Billboard.  The Scott Stapp-led hard rock group, which was one of the top sellers of the past decade …
Discussion: Perez Hilton
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
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Alex Dobuzinskis / Reuters:
Patrick Swayze denies reports he is near death
Discussion: Perez Hilton
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
People.com:
POLL: What Do You Think of Katie Couric's New 'Do?  —  Katie Couric, before (left) and after  —  Now you see it, now you don't - Katie Couric's hair, that is.  —  The ratings-challenged CBS anchorwoman, 51, unveiled a dramatic new chop on Monday night's newscast, and already the look …
Discussion: CandyKirby.com and Mollygood
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Amy Diluna / NY Daily News:
Katie Couric's new 'do is a fashion don't
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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Mike Fleeman / People.com:
Dylan McDermott Finalizes Divorce
Discussion: iVillage
Just Jared:
Rachel Weisz is Gotham Gorgeous
Discussion: OH NO!!
Korin Miller / NY Daily News:
Anyone want to release Paris Hilton's sophomore album?
Beth Hardie / Mirror.co.uk:
Courtney Love: I paved way for Britney's crash and burn
Brock Vergakis / Associated Press:
Coleman pleads no contest to disorderly conduct
Michael K / Dlisted:
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Discussion: OH NO!!
Perez Hilton:
Top Of The Pops  —  It's been a good year for Coldplay too!
Discussion: Associated Press
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Daily Mail:
Bryan Adams calls in police after being stalked by obsessed mother and son
Discussion: Cele|bitchy and Perez Hilton
Michael K / Dlisted:
Too Much Fug For One Cover
Discussion: The Sun
 

 
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Jack Brewster / Wall Street Journal:
A case study of the creation of an AI-powered local “news” website, directed to produce partisan stories on a US Senate race; a Fiverr developer made it for $80

Alex Weprin / The Hollywood Reporter:
Roku says hackers accessed ~576K accounts using credential stuffing, and made purchases in ~400 cases, after a similar breach affecting ~15K accounts in March

Matthew Keys / The Desk:
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