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9:35 AM ET, October 29, 2009


 Top News: 
Us Weekly:
Hailey Glassman: I'm “Emotionally Abused” By Jon
Discussion: Anything Hollywood
X17 Online:
Hailey To Jon: “Why Are You So Mean To Me?”
Discussion: omg!
Roger Ebert / Chicago Sun Times:
This Is It  —  “This is it,” Michael Jackson told his fans in London …
Us Weekly:
Rosie O'Donnell: Angelina and I Flirted on the Phone  —  Brad Pitt, watch your back for...Rosie O'Donnell?  —  In the midst of a potential split with spouse Kelli Carpenter, O'Donnell let it all hang out in an interview with Howard Stern Tuesday.  —  After noting that her struggling relationship …
X17 Online:
X17 XCLUSIVE - George Clooney Buys Estate Next Door To Brad & Angelina In France!
Discussion: Gossip Cop
X17 Online:
X17 XCLUSIVE - Brad And Angelina's Hot Date!
Discussion: Extra
Megan Fox and Paris Hilton Robbed By Teens... and the Internet?  —  Last week, police arrested five teens and one 27-year-old man on suspicion of burglarizing homes in the Hollywood Hills belonging to Lindsay Lohan, Paris Hilton, Orlando Bloom, Megan Fox, Brian Austin Green, Ashley Tisdale, Rachel Bilson and more.
Discussion: omg!
Us Weekly:
EXCLUSIVE: Kate Hudson and Alex Rodriguez “Love Sex,” Says Pal  —  Apparently, New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez is a homerun in the bedroom.  —  That's what girlfriend Kate Hudson has been telling close pals, according to the new Us Weekly (on newsstands now).
Britney Spears:
3 VIDEO PREMIERES FRIDAY!  —  1...2...3 days until the premier of my new video but don't stress, I will be sending out lots of pics and clips for the next 3 days.  - Brit  —  Here's the first:  —  Are You In?  »
Discussion: OK! Magazine
Britney Spears Releases ‘3’ Video Photos
Discussion: Gossip Teen
Brian Orloff /
Sarah Palin Rips Levi Johnston for Selling His Body  —  Talk about a dressing down.  —  Levi Johnston went on CBS's The Early Show on Wednesday to needle his favorite target, his baby mama's mama Sarah Palin, by claiming she referred to her infant son Trig, who has Down syndrome, as “retarded.”
Jeffrey Slonim /
Mark Wahlberg Expecting a Girl  —  It's an equal-opportunity family for Mark Wahlberg, who's expecting his fourth child with wife Rhea Durham.  —  “I'm having another girl,” Mark Wahlberg told PEOPLE at GQ's The Gentleman's Ball at New York's Edison Ballroom on Wednesday.  “So I'll have two girls and two boys.”
Discussion: Popeater and PopSugar UK
Jay A. Fernandez / Hollywood Reporter:
Jessica Biel getting ‘Engaged’  —  Actress attached to star in and produce raunchy comedy  —  Jessica Biel has signed up for some hard-core premarital nookie.  —  The actress is attached to star in and produce rookie screenwriter Julia Brownell's original screenplay “F***ing Engaged,” …
Jill Serjeant / Reuters:
Miley Cyrus voted worst celebrity influence of 2009  —  LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Miley Cyrus, one of Disney's hottest stars of the past three years with hit records and hit films, has been voted the worst celebrity influence of 2009 by the very people who made her a star, tweens and teens, according to an online poll on Wednesday.
David Spade Defends Commercial with Chris Farley  —  When he agreed to do a DirecTV commercial featuring a scene from Tommy Boy with the late Chris Farley, actor David Spade never dreamed anybody would be offended.  —  “Slight shock,” Spade told PEOPLE on Wednesday night of the fallout from the ad …
Discussion: Cele|bitchy and
Bombshell Report: Josh Duhamel Cheated On Fergie With Stripper  —  Transformers star Josh Duhamel cheated on his stunning new wife Fergie -having a wild night of sex with a busty blonde stripper, according to a bombshell story in the new edition of The National Enquirer.
Eileen Finan /
Taylor Swift: I'm on Team Jake  —  In the contest between Twilight heartthrobs Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner, it's clear where Taylor Swift's loyalty is.  The singer, who has been spending quality time recently with Launter (who plays Jacob Black in the film series) tells CMT Radio's Cody Alan she's definitely on “team Jake.”
Adalian / The Wrap:
Exclusive: NBC Wants More ‘Chuck’  —  NBC is close to giving “Chuck” a big thumbs up.  —  The network will likely order as many as six additional episodes of the comedic spy adventure, two industry insiders familiar with the situation told TheWrap.  The extra episodes would be on top of the 13 hours already ordered for season three.
Ken Lee /
Corey Feldman ‘Deeply Hurt’ by Divorce  —  Corey Feldman is hoping to avoid a messy split from his wife and is putting their son first, his rep said in a statement Wednesday.  —  “Corey is deeply hurt and saddened by this unexpected change in their relationship, and has done nothing …
Michael Ausiello / The Ausiello Files:
Ask Ausiello: Spoilers on ‘Glee,’ 'Grey's,' ‘NCIS,’ ‘Lost,’ and more!  —  Got a scoop request?  An anonymous tip you're dying to share?  Just want to say hi?  You can send any/all of the above to  —  Question: G'day!  How about you share some Glee scoop?  —Vivian
Michael Fleming / Variety:
Farmiga, Caan partner for ‘Crime’  —  Keanu Reeves stars in romantic comedy  —  Vera Farmiga and James Caan have been set to star with Keanu Reeves in “Henry's Crime,” the romantic comedy that will be directed by Malcolm Venville ("44 Inch Chest").  Sacha Gervasi ("Anvil!  The Story of Anvil") penned the script.
Discussion: The Playlist and
Michael Schneider / Variety:
Marc Cherry signs new deal with ABC  —  ‘Housewives’ could remain onair through 2013  —  Marc Cherry has sealed a new deal that could keep “Desperate Housewives” on the air through 2013.  —  As part of a two-year extension Cherry signed with ABC Studios, Cherry will remain exec producer of …
Discussion: Seriously? OMG! and
Jennifer Garcia /
PHOTO: Taylor Swift Rocks Out for Band Hero  —  What do Taylor Swift, Pete Wentz, Travis Barker and Rivers Cuomo of Weezer have in common?  They can all break out some vintage Tom Cruise Risky Business dance moves when the pressure is on.  —  The foursome gathered this week on a sound stage …
Discussion: Just Jared
Michael Fleming / Variety:
Tony Scott dances to '80s tune  —  Film based on Chippendales creator Banerjee  —  Tony Scott has become attached to direct a film about the rise and fall of Steve Banerjee, the man responsible for creating Chippendales, who was consumed by excess and competition when the male strip clubs became a phenomenon in the 1980s.
Discussion: /Film
Topless Robot:
Mattel Has Lost Their Minds  —  Yesterday I bitched about the continually baffling assortment of characters in Mattel's DC Universe Classics line.  I thought their insanity was limited to just that line, but now I think that someone high up at Mattel has lost all his f**king marbles.
Discussion: Dlisted, The Awl, Geekologie and Pajiba
Jennifer Lopez: The Twins Helped My Acting Skills  —  Jennifer Lopez has played moms in movies, but the singer/actress tells “Extra” that she's gotten infinitely better since the birth of her 20-month-old twins, Max and Emme.  —  “I've played a mom, and I've had kids in movies before …
Daniel Kilkelly / Digital Spy:
Kym Marsh “annoyed” over ‘X Factor’ twins  —  Coronation Street star Kym Marsh has claimed that the success of X Factor twins John and Edward is “unfair”.  —  The actress, who first found fame on Popstars in 2000, admitted that she has been disappointed to see the brothers winning a place …
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Valerie Nome / OK! Magazine:
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Gordon Cox / Variety:
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New York Post:
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Katie Couric to Dress as Gosselin Kid for Halloween
Discussion: Oh No They Didn't!
 Earlier Picks: 
Brangelina to Get ‘Exposed’ in December
Caught in the Act!  —  • There were no signs of Kristen Stewart …
Michael K / Dlisted:
Open Post: Hosted By Lance Bass And His Sexy Dinner Date
Discussion: !! omg blog !!
Kaiser / Cele|bitchy:
Tom Cruise & Cameron Diaz try to convince Katie Holmes to have another baby
Discussion: popbytes
Us Weekly:
EXCLUSIVE: Jason Mesnick: Molly Gave Up Bachelorette for Me

From Mediagazer:

Emma Roth / The Verge:
Post.News, the news-focused social platform launched in 2022 that offered micropayments to publishers, is shutting down after failing to grow “fast enough”

Ruth La Ferla / New York Times:
Graydon Carter opens a physical store called Air Mail Newsstand in NYC, as an extension of his digital newsletter Air Mail, selling books, magazines, and more

Todd Spangler / Variety:
Filing: Warner Bros. Discovery CEO David Zaslav's 2023 compensation package was worth $49.7M, up 26.5% from the year prior, with $23.1M in stock awards

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