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9:20 PM ET, December 9, 2008


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Nancy Dillon / NY Daily News:
Actor Mark Ruffalo's brother, Scott, died after playing Russian Roulette, says murder suspect  —  Actor Mark Ruffalo with younger brother Scott, who has died after being shot in the head last week in Beverly Hills.  The main suspect says he shot himself playing Russian Roulette.
Discussion: Us Weekly
Ruffalo Dies  —  Scott Ruffalo, the brother of actor Mark Ruffalo, died last night after suffering a gunshot wound last week.  —  Brian Scofield and Shaha Mishaal Adham turned themselves in to the Bev Hills PD yesterday.  Adham was named a “suspect” and Scofield was named a"person of interest" in the shooting.
Perez Hilton:
A Deadly Game Of Russian Roulette????
Discussion: and OH NO!!
John Hiscock /
Jennifer Aniston exclusive: Friends star talks for the first time about John Mayer  —  She may have had her heart shredded by the world's sexiest man but Jennifer Aniston keeps coming back for more.  —  And this time the actress - who loved and lost Hollywood heartthrob Brad Pitt - hasn't just fallen head over heels again.
Michael Ausiello /
Exclusive: T.R. Knight negotiating 'Grey's Anatomy' exit  —  The revolving door at Grey's Anatomy has taken another shocking spin.  —  Multiple sources confirm that T.R. Knight has asked to be released from his contract, a request that both ABC and Grey's show-runner Shonda Rhimes appear poised to grant.
T.R. Knight Asks to Leave Grey's Anatomy
Discussion: Dlisted
Peter G / Us Weekly:
Tom Cruise Tells Spencer Pratt He Made Wedding Mistake  —  The Hills - MTV Shows  —  In a pre-taped interview on Monday's i>Hills after-show, Tom Cruise was asked what advice he had for Spencer Pratt, who famously eloped with Heidi Montag Nov. 24.  —  Cruise said that Pratt …
Jennifer Cady / E! Online:
Tom Cruise Gives Spencer Pratt Marriage Advice
Discussion: Defamer and TV Envy
Ashlee: Rock-a-Bye Bye Baby  —  After giving birth to son Bronx an entire 18 days ago, Ashlee Simpson did what every new mom does ... she went clubbing in West Hollywood.  —  Ash checked out her husband Pete Wentz's show at the Troubadour and then hightailed it next door to Foxtail for a little see and be scene action.
Discussion: Us Weekly and CelebWarship
New York Post:
LA PAPER TRAIL  —  MARIAH Carey's wish may finally be coming true.  Spies in LA saw the songbird (above) coming out of a well-known ob/gyn's office on North Crescent Boulevard, “clutching what looked like a sonogram and being greeted by her entourage with cheers.  She was ebullient.”
Tamara Hardingham-Gill / Daily Mail:
'Am I pregnant?  We'll see...' says Mariah Carey in revealing interview
Discussion: Socialite Life
In Touch Weekly Magazine:
In Touch Exclusive: It's a girl for Trista and Ryan  —  Bachelorette Trista Sutter and her firefighter husband, Ryan, are thrilled to learn they are having a baby girl.  “We found out a few weeks ago,” Trista tells In Touch exclusively.  “It was such a fun surprise.
Lindsay Powers / Us Weekly:
Katy Perry Apologizes to Lily Allen for Weight Jab  —  Katy Perry is apologizing to Lily Allen for calling herself a “skinnier version” of the Brit singer.  —  “Yeah, I made a joke about [that] earlier this year,” Perry, 24, told exclusively at the taping of Fuse's The Good, the Bad & the Britney Tuesday.
Discussion: Perez Hilton and OH NO!!
Lily Allen Weighs in on ‘Crass’ Katy Perry
Discussion: Socialite Life
Mandi Illuzzi / Us Weekly:
Watch Jessica Biel Strip  —  In her upcoming drama Powder Blue (out next year), Jessica Biel takes it off as a woman who strips to raise her terminally ill son.  —  In the trailer (above), she dances, cracks eggs on her chest, does splits and hangs upside down from a pole.
Phil / Egotastic!:   Jessica Biel is Topless in Powder Blue Trailer
Mark Dagostino /
Paula Abdul Lashes Out at Idol Producers  —  Paula Abdul is blaming American Idol producers for allowing known stalker Paula Goodspeed to get close to her.  —  Abdul, in a Sirius XM radio interview on Barbara Live! with Barbara Walters Monday night, said that she was familiar with Goodspeed …
Stephen M. Silverman /
Oprah Winfrey Admits to Tipping the Scales at 200 Lbs.  —  Oprah Winfrey Dec. 5  —  Having packed 40 pounds onto her former 160-pound self, Oprah Winfrey is declaring, “I'm mad at myself” because she's “fallen off the wagon.”  —  As the media mogul, 54, writes in the January issue …
Mickey O'Connor /
Exclusive: Who's Gay on 90210?  —  It's a girl!  —  After all our guesses about which male character (Navid?  Ty?  That blond guy?) would come out of the closet on 90210, it's cheerleader Christina Worthy who is the same-sex-oriented cast member, sources tell exclusively.
Discussion: TV Envy and OH NO!!
Just Jared:   Lauren London Goes 90210 Bisexual
Nikki Finke / Nikki Finke's Deadline Hollywood Daily:
SOURCE: ‘Twilight’ Sequel Offer From Summit Out To Director Chris Weitz?  —  UPDATES Who Should Direct ‘Twilight’ Sequels?  —  Yes, he's had tremendous success working with tweens and teens (About A Boy as director and writer, American Pie as producer and uncredited director).
Justin Chang / Variety:
L.A. critics wired for ‘Wall-E’  —  Disney/Pixar toon named best pic of year  —  The Los Angeles Film Critics Assn. has named Disney/Pixar's “Wall-E” the best picture of the year, marking the first time in its history that it has given its top prize to an animated film.
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