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10:45 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
Discussion: INF Daily and DailyFill.com
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:
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
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
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.
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.
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 …
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.
Carol Memmott / USA Today:
Harlequin takes aim at teen readers with new imprint  —  Harlequin is feeling like a kid again.  —  The 60-year-old publisher of classic bodice-rippers is rolling out its newest imprint: Harlequin Teen.  —  “These books specifically focus on teen protagonists, which is not something Harlequin …
Discussion: Salon, tressugar and Jezebel
Ent Lawyer / Crazy Days and Nights:
Ryan O'Neal & Alana Stewart Caught In Bed Together While Farrah Was In The Next Room  —  It is quite the headline isn't it?  If I didn't think I would run out of room I would have said who caught them in bed together.  How about Farrah's dad?  Yep, Farrah's dad was visiting his daughter …
Discussion: Crabbie's Hollywood
Jennifer Garcia / People.com:
Fact or Fiction: Are Gerard Butler and Jennifer Aniston More Than Friends?  —  Gerard Butler and Jennifer Aniston on set in New York  —  The Bounty Hunter costars Jennifer Aniston and Gerard Butler are making headlines with speculation over their off-screen romance - but a usually humorous Butler sets …
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
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 …
Peter Mikelbank / People.com:
Madonna Tour Set Collapses, Killing One  —  Madonna onstage for her “Sticky and Sweet” tour  —  At least one person is dead and seven injured after a portion of Madonna's “Sticky and Sweet” stage set collapsed Thursday in Marseilles France, according to French police.
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