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11:20 AM ET, July 17, 2009

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Access Hollywood:
Source: Mischa Barton Placed Under Involuntary Psychiatric Hold  —  Mischa Barton was placed under an involuntary psychiatric hold (also known as a 5150) by the Los Angeles Police Department and transferred to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center on Wednesday evening, a source close to the situation claimed to Access Hollywood.
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People.com:
Report: Mischa Barton Placed Under Psychiatric Hold  —  Mischa Barton  —  Mischa Barton has been placed under involuntary psychiatric hold, Access Hollywood reports, citing a source.  —  According to Access, the 23-year-old actress is at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.
Lindsay Powers / Us Weekly:
Mischa Barton “Going Through a Rough Patch”: Producer  —  A producer on Mischa Barton's new flick Homecoming isn't thrilled she missed the NYC premiere after being involuntarily checked into a psych ward Wednesday.  —  “It's frustrating.  And it's not ideal,” Bingo Gubelmann told Usmagazine.com at the Thursday premiere.
Lindsay Powers / Us Weekly:
Police: Mischa Barton “Removed From Home” Wednesday
Dean Goodman / Reuters:   Actress Mischa Barton on “psych hold” in L.A
Alissa R / Us Weekly:
Hailey Glassman's Facebook Friends Slam Kate Gosselin  —  Hailey Glassman's Facebook friends are standing by her as the 22-year-old New York City native romances 32-year-old father of eight Jon Gosselin.  —  “GOOD LUCK ON EVERYTHING,” one person wrote.  “AS I CAN SEE SO FAR U DON'T SEEM LIKE THE GOLD DIGGEN TYPE KATE WAS!!!
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Jon Gosselin / Access Hollywood:
Jon Gosselin Parties With 22-Year-Old Girlfriend And Fashionista In France (July 11, 2009)  —  Watch the video everyone's talking about!!!  Jon Gosselin and his new 22-year-old girlfriend, Hailey Glassman, party on a boat in St. Tropez, France with Ed Hardy designer Christian Audigier.
Discussion: Oh No They Didn't!
Lindsay Powers / Us Weekly:
Pal: Jon Gosselin's New Girlfriend “Is Bisexual”
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Jon and Kate Gosselin Reunite at $1.1 Million Home
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Hollywoodreporter / The Hollywood Reporter:
Twilight movie ‘Eclipse’ has its first new casting  —  Google might want to brace for a search onslaught: An unknown Australian actor named Xavier Samuel has landed the first new role in “Eclipse,” the third “Twilight” pic.  —  Summit has hired the actor to play the role of a “newborn vampire” …
Lindsay Powers / Us Weekly:
Gerard Butler: Jennifer Aniston “Laughs About” Relationship Rumors  —  Gerard Butler says he and Jennifer Aniston don't take romance rumors too seriously.  —  “It depends what mood I'm in, [but] most of the time I just laugh it off,” Butler told Usmagazine.com at the NYC premiere of The Ugly Truth Thursday night.
Discussion: iVillage
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Lindsay Powers / Us Weekly:
Ivanka Trump Is Engaged  —  Ivanka Trump got engaged to her longtime beau Jared Kushner last night, a rep for the couple confirms to Usmagazine.com.  —  “I'm very happy about it,” Donald Trump tells Usmagazine.com.  “They make a magnificent couple.”  —  Ivanka, 27, posted the news on Twitter earlier today.
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Xiomara Martinez-White / People.com:
Ivanka Trump Gets Engaged
People.com:
Tony Romo Gambles with Pals After Splitting from Jessica  —  Looks like he's not lucky in love - or blackjack.  Just six days after Tony Romo broke up with Jessica Simpson, leaving her devastated, the Dallas Cowboys quarterback was spotted cruising the casinos in Lake Tahoe, Calif., on Wednesday.
Mary Green / People.com:
Inside Brad and Angelina's Birthday Party for the Twins!  —  Brad Pitt with Knox (left) and Angelina Jolie with Vivienne  —  They've already been to France, Japan and New York City.  So how did Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's globetrotting twins Knox and Vivienne celebrate their first birthday on July 12?
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Kaiser / Cele|bitchy:
Will Brangelina “reconcile” for Mr. & Mrs. Smith sequel?
Discussion: Pajiba
Associated Press:
Actor James Caviezel hurt in motorcycle accident  —  LEAVENWORTH, Wash. — The Washington State Patrol says James Caviezel suffered cuts and bruises when a man hurled a bicycle into the path of his Harley-Davidson motorcycle.  —  Trooper Rich Magnussen says “The Passion of the Christ” …
Discussion: Perez Hilton and EW.com
Clark Collis / EW.com:
Exclusive: Pepsi responds to Michael Jackson accident footage.  ‘Why would anyone want to share such frightening images?’  —  Pepsi has responded to yesterday's appearance on the internet of footage of Michael Jackson being burned while filming an ad for the soft drink in 1984.
BBC:
Sick Ne-Yo leaves stage in tears  —  There are doubts about whether Ne-Yo will be able to perform at his three remaining UK shows after he was taken ill and left the stage in tears during a gig in Manchester.  —  The R&B singer, who was performing at the MEN Arena in Manchester on Thursday …
Discussion: CONCRETELOOP.COM
David Carr / New York Times:
A Hollywood Blogger Feared by Executives  —  Right now, there's a good chance a Hollywood executive is leaning into a colleague's office and quietly asking, “Did you see what Nikki just wrote?”  —  That would be Nikki Finke, a well-traveled newspaper reporter who has found her moment as a digital-age Walter Winchell.
The Sun:
Speedy gone, GaGa? … The 1am clinch came as the blonde partied after playing a raunchy gig at London's Brixton Academy.  —  As my picture record of her night shows, her stage show saw her in a barely-there leotard and straddling one of her dancers.  —  She then wore a cat mask as she left …
PopEater:
Rowe Sues Over Bogus Custody Claims  —  Debbie Rowe is taking legal action after a recent news report claimed she was seeking a massive buyout in the custody battle over Michael Jackson's children.  Rowe, the ex-wife of Jackson and biological mother of two children, has filed a defamation suit …
Global Grind:
Is This Rhianna's New Album Cover (Rated R)?  —  SOURCE:  —  Rumor has it that this is Rihanna's cover for her new album, Rated R. The album is suposed to drop in December.  What do you think?  — Report This … Riri is screwed.  Nothing she can do will fix her career.
Just Jared:
Anna Paquin is a Cheongsam Chick  —  True Blood star Anna Paquin slips into hip-hugging cheongsam (one-piece Chinese dress for women) at the Late Show with David Letterman outside New York City's Ed Sullivan theater on Thursday (July 16).  —  The 26-year-old actress finished off her look …
 
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