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12:30 PM ET, December 8, 2008


 Top News: 
Kelley L. Carter / USA Today:
‘Marley’ stars Wilson, Aniston feel an animal attraction  —  The connection between Jennifer Aniston and Owen Wilson extends beyond the big screen, where they're together for the first time in Marley & Me, out Christmas Day.  They serve each other Diet Cokes, finish each other's sentences and laugh knowingly as the other tells stories.
Alissa R / Us Weekly:
Jennifer Aniston Calls Public Fascination With Her Life “Ridiculous”  —  Jennifer Aniston says she doesn't get why people care about her life so much.  —  “I think it's ridiculous.  There's just this insatiable need,” she tells USA Today.  —  She hopes her new film Marley & Me (out Dec. 25) …
Nikki Finke / Nikki Finke's Deadline Hollywood Daily:
Hardwicke Nixed For ‘Twilight’ Sequel; Summit Looks For ‘New Moon’ Director  —  UPDATE: Summit Entertainment Co-Chairman/CEO Rob Friedman just phoned me to add: “Catherine and Summit have agreed to part ways on the sequel because our visions are different.”  The start-up studio's hastily …
Anne Thompson / Variety:
No Hardwicke for ‘Twilight’ sequel  —  Timing conflicts cause for director's departure  —  Summit's ‘Twilight’ has so far grossed $139 million at the domestic B.O.
Versus / Skinny VS Curvy:
Real Versus Photoshopped Jessica Alba!  —  A few days ago, we had the pleasure to see a bunch of Campari ads featuring Jessica Alba.  Today, we get the chance to enter behind the scenes of the same Campari photo-shoot!  —  So let's see the differences between real Jessica and photoshopped Jessica …
Discussion: Dlisted
Daily Mail:
She may be one of the most beautiful women in the world... but that doesn't stop Jessica Alba from getting airbrushed … Most women would be only too happy have Jessica Alba's stunning figure.  —  Just five months after the birth of her first child, the 27-year-old actress showed off …
Andrei Harmsworth /
Lily slams Perry after fat jibes  —  Loudmouth Lily Allen has sparked another celebrity feud, this time taking fire at US chart topper Katy Perry calling her ‘crass’ and telling her to ‘shut up!’  —  Allen hit out after claiming Perry has called her fat in the past and also moans the US chart topper has pinched her style.
Ann Clark /
Lily Allen Sobers Up  —  Don't expect one-time party girl Lily Allen to stumble out of a club anytime soon.  —  “I've become a character in a comic ... and that character is always drunk!  I wish my comic character wasn't that,” she told the U.K.'s Observer Music Monthly.
Discussion: The Blemish and Jossip
Mandi Illuzzi / Us Weekly:
Ugly Betty Star Welcomes Baby Boy  —  “My wife is due any minute, so we won't have time to travel but we'll go home to Amherst, Mass., for the holidays,” he told at a GQ event in NYC on Dec. 2.  “She is very, very pregnant!  She looks beautiful!”  —  As for the name Rylan?
Discussion: iVillage and Celebrity Baby Blog
Chris Willard /
Kate Hudson Plans Christmas on the Cheap  —  Kate Hudson is still shopping for Christmas presents.  But in tough economic times, the actress says she's feeling the pressure to cut back on spending - just like everyone else.  —  “I think it's a really weird time and I think that everyone is feeling it …
Discussion: Socialite Life
Access Hollywood:
Lindsay Lohan: MySpace Will Be First To Know About Split From Samantha  —  Lindsay Lohan,Style,Rumors,Paparazzi  —  Lindsay Lohan took to her Celebrity MySpace blog Monday to sound off about rumors that she had split with girlfriend Samantha Ronson.  —  “today i was out with my friend Jamie …
Discussion: Perez Hilton and Pop Crunch
NY Daily News:
Perez Hilton throws book at pop tarts  —  Looks like Britney Spears, Lindsay Lohan, Paris Hilton and ­Nicole Richie are all on Perez Hilton's naughty list if his forthcoming tome on the state of celebrity is any indication.  —  “Britney will be probably be dead,” writes the Internet gossip doyen …
Discussion: I'm Not Obsessed and Gawker
Sharon Churcher / Daily Mail:
‘The day I saw Britney Spears’ father pull a knife' … He was the domineering man who subjected this writer to a hostile drunken monologue... now a court has given him stifling control of his daughter's life - and it's driving her crazy  —  Britney Spears appears to have undergone a remarkable transformation.
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Discussion: Celebrity Scandals
E! Online:
David Beckham's Bodyguard in Paparazzi Punch-Up
Discussion: The Superficial and Socialite Life
Beth Perry /
Why Will Smith Gets Shy During Love Scenes
Discussion: I'm Not Obsessed
Roger Ebert / Chicago Sun Times:
The best films of 2008... and there were a lot of them
Discussion: Bricks and Stones Gossip and /Film
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David Germain / Associated Press:
‘Christmases’ repeats at No. 1 with $18.2M take