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12:40 AM ET, December 4, 2008

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Lindsay Powers / Us Weekly:
Heidi Montag's Mom: I Give Her Marriage Six Months  —  Heidi Montag's mom opens up in the new issue of Us Weekly about her “devastation” over her perceived loss of her daughter to Spencer Pratt - whom, she says, may have even drugged Montag before their surprise Mexico elopement.
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TMZ.com:   Nothing Says Forever ...  ... like a pair of wedding rings …
Perez Hilton:   That's It????  —  Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt are back from …
ETonline:
MARK RUFFALO'S BROTHER SHOT  —  ET breaks the news that actor Mark Ruffalo's brother Scott is clinging to life following a shooting in Beverly Hills earlier this week.  —  Sources tell ET that Scott, who is a hairstylist, was found after having been shot in the head.
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TMZ.com:
Beverly Hills Shooting — Actor's Bro Clings to Life  —  Mark Ruffalo's brother is clinging to life right now after he was shot in the head in Beverly Hills Monday.  —  Police sources tell TMZ Scott Ruffalo was the victim of a “suspicious shooting” that took place in his own Beverly Hills apartment.
David K. Li / New York Post:
ACTOR'S BROTHER CLINGING TO LIFE
Discussion: PopEater and Socialite Life
Alissa R / Us Weekly:
Sean Avery Gets Suspended for Calling Ex Elisha Cuthbert “Sloppy Seconds”  —  Dallas Stars hockey player Sean Avery has been suspended indefinitely for referring to his ex, 24's Elisha Cuthbert, as “sloppy seconds.”  —  Speaking to reporters Tuesday morning after a practice in Calgary …
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Hollywoodtuna:   Elisha Cuthbert Is A Sloppy Second
Jaime Aron / Associated Press:
AVERY SUSPENDED FOR ‘SLOPPY SECONDS’ COMMENT
Discussion: Jossip and Splash News Online
Kate Schweitzer / Us Weekly:
Anne Heche Is Pregnant!  —  Anne Heche and her beau, actor James Tupper, are expecting their first child together, her rep tells Usmagazine.com exclusively.  —  “They are thrilled,” her rep tells Us.  —  Check out the baby bump hall of fame!  —  The two first met in 2006 on the set …
People.com:
Kelly Ripa's Rep Says ‘No Truth’ to Marital Split Story  —  Kelly Ripa's rep has a reply to the claim that the star's 12-year marriage to actor Mark Consuelos is over: No way.  —  “There is no truth to the story.  Their marriage continues to be quite healthy, and the National Enquirer …
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Alissa R / Us Weekly:
Kelly Ripa: Mark and I Aren't Splitting
Discussion: Geno's World
The Sun:
Blake goes back to lags  —  The junkie, 26, dashed to his wife's hospital bedside last night from rehab after being told the news.  —  He could now be in jail until early 2010 after breaking the early release terms of his 27-month sentence.  —  A source said: “Blake did a runner.
Kim / Kim Kardashian official web site:
Rumor Control: ‘Playboy’  — Hugh Hefner, - Kim Kardashian, - Playboy, - rumors  —  There are a bunch of reports about me on the web saying that I snubbed Hugh Hefner.  They're quoting me as saying, “It was a one-off.  I don't think I'll do Playboy or anything like that again.”
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 …
Us Weekly:
Lawyer: William Balfour Angry Over Wife's Dating, Kills Hudson Family  —  Prosecutors allege William “Flex” Balfour killed Jennifer Hudson's brother, mother and nephew because he was angry that his estranged wife was dating other men.  —  At a hearing Wednesday, prosecutors claimed Balfour came …
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Perez Hilton:
Jailed Hudson ‘Murderer’ Denied Bail
Discussion: Associated Press
Miu von Furstenberg / Socialite Life:
Who's A Botox Addict  —  What superstar is so addicted to Botox that she now has a botox specialist on her staff?  The last time that the specialists services were needed she flew them 5000 miles to freeze her face.
Discussion: Dlisted
Peter Gicas / E! Online:
Aniston on Motherhood: “It's Something I Long For”  —  Jennifer Aniston is pausing to address all the pregnancy rumors surrounding her.  —  “Oh my God, it's hysterical,” she says in the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly about speculation that she is carrying current beau John Mayer's baby.
Discussion: X17 Online, Just Jared, Defamer and OH NO!!
Funny Videos on Funny …:
“Prop 8 - The Musical” starring Jack Black, John C. Reilly, and many more...  “Prop 8 - The Musical” star...  (3:16)  —  A star-studded cast turns out for “Prop 8 - The Musical.”  —  Submitted by: Fod Team  —  Chosen One  —  Keywords: Marc Shaiman Adam Shankman Margaret Cho Andy Richter Maya Rudolph gay prop 8 musical
New York Post:
THE FAITH OF TV  —  JESSICA Simpson wants to head off to college to study theology - and watching TV was her inspiration.  “I've been contemplating taking a college course in religion,” the bubblehead told Marie Claire.  “I love religion.  I remember whenever the book ‘The Da Vinci Code’ came out …
Kristin Dos Santos / E! Online:
New Lost Photo: Where's Daniel Dae Kim?  —  As the premiere of Lost draws closer, tidbits like the photo above are slowly being let out, and we've got the facts about who's missing from the image, i.e., Jin Kwon, aka our beloved Daniel Dae Kim, and the dish on the Easter eggs hidden inside this picture...
Ann Clark / People.com:
Victoria Beckham Acts Strict on Her Sons' Manners  —  Victoria Beckham with her boys, including Cruz dressed as Batman  —  David and Victoria Beckham's sons appear to have it all - and their Hollywood parents make sure they don't forget it, by schooling them in the right manners.
Jay Bird / Cele|bitchy:
Miley Cyrus wants emancipation from her family  —  16-year-old Miley Cyrus wants to be emancipated from her parents, according to several tabloid reports.  They claim Miley is butting heads with them - particularly dad Billy Ray - over her 20-year-old model boyfriend Justin Gaston.
Discussion: oceanUP, Yeeeah! and Hollywood Backwash
 
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Josef Adalian / TVWeek.com:
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Michael K / Dlisted:
Which OC Housewife Is Leaving The Show Forever?!
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Reuters:
Tori Amos inks with Universal Republic
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