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8:20 PM ET, October 28, 2009


 Top News: 
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 - Brad And Angelina's Hot Date!  —  Finally!  We haven't seen these two out together for a while but last night, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie finally emerged for date night at Cecconi's!  The couple looked amazingly hot — Angelina in her tight black dress and Brad with his new muscle car.
Discussion: Extra
X17 Online:
X17 XCLUSIVE - George Clooney Buys Estate Next Door To Brad & Angelina In France!
Discussion: Gossip Cop
Popeater:   Brangelina to Get ‘Exposed’ in December
Breanne L. Heldman / E! Online:
Rosie O'Donnell Thinks She and Angelina Jolie Almost Happened
Roger Ebert / Chicago Sun Times:
This Is It  —  “This is it,” Michael Jackson told his fans in London, announcing his forthcoming concert tour.  “This is the final curtain call.”  The curtain fell sooner than expected.  What is left is this extraordinary documentary, nothing at all like what I was expecting to see.
Brian Orloff /
Jon Gosselin's Girlfriend Says He Throws ‘Mantrums’  —  Jon Gosselin has more relationship drama on his hands.  —  Hailey Glassman says her reality star boyfriend is emotionally abusive - and she's sick of it.  “He'll call me and take his anger out on me,” Glassman, 22 …
Fox, Green Allegedly Hit By Burglar Bunch  —  Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green are used to being hit on — not hit.  But that's exactly what happened to them, courtesy of the Hollywood Hills Burglar Bunch — allegedly.  —  Law enforcement sources tell us Green's Hollywood Hills home …
Ken Lee /
Megan Fox, Ashley Tisdale Also Victims of Burglary Gang
Discussion: Socialite Life and Perez Hilton
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.
Brittany Murphy to Cops: I Heard Gun Fire!  —  Brittany Murphy is the girl who cried gunshot.  —  TMZ has learned cops received a frantic 911 call around 2:30 this morning from neighbors complaining about a screaming Brittany Murphy, who was wailing about shots fired outside her Hollywood pad.
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: Popeater and OK! Magazine
Cindy Crawford / Us Weekly:
Shakira: My Body Is Asking to Reproduce  —  Unlike most women, Shakira is willing to let her body go.  In fact, the 5-foot-2 Colombian “She Wolf” singer, 32, says she's looking forward to it — if it means she'll become a mom.  —  “My body feels like it is asking to reproduce …
Rolling Stone:
Can Shakira Conquer the World?: The New Issue of Rolling Stone
Discussion: Celebrity Baby Scoop
NY Daily News:
Matthew Broderick disappoints at preview of ‘The Starry Messenger,’ show's opening delayed  —  Theatergoers must have wanted to “shoot the messenger” during the first preview of Matthew Broderick's new play on Monday night.  The Broadway veteran put on such a poor showing at “The Starry Messenger” that some fans left in a huff.
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, Pajiba and Geekologie
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).
Kate Gosselin: I've Been “Targeted and Torn Apart”  —  Kate Gosselin gets why people are so fascinated by her family.  —  “Certain events take place that makes us sitting ducks,” she says in an interview on the Ellen DeGeneres Show, airing Wednesday.  “It makes us easy targets.”
Discussion: INF Daily
Elizabeth Leonard /
Patrick Swayze's Widow: I Will See Him Again  —  Patrick Swayze's widow Lisa Niemi spoke from the heart Tuesday about losing her husband just six weeks ago, telling a women's conference that the loss “is like an animal all of its own” and the sadness could be felt “on a cellular level.”
OK! Magazine:
OK!  EXCLUSIVE: It's Over for Rob & Kristen  —  With Twilight fever blazing as fans count down the days to the Nov. 20 release of New Moon, there's one thing that's cooling down in Twi-world — the romance between the films' stars, Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart!
Kaiser / Cele|bitchy:
Tom Cruise & Cameron Diaz try to convince Katie Holmes to have another baby  —  Star Magazine has made Tom Cruise and Katie's Holmes “troubled marriage” their cover story this week with the huge headline “The End”.  Star isn't even pretending their cover story is legitimate, so I'm not going to pretend either.
Discussion: popbytes
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.”
Discussion: and The Boot
Us Weekly:
EXCLUSIVE: Jason Mesnick: Molly Gave Up Bachelorette for Me  —  What did Molly Malaney potentially give up to be with fiance Jason Mesnick?  A starring role in the next installment of The Bachelorette!  Also considered: Melissa Rycroft.  —  In this week's cover story …
Discussion: Extra and The Hollywood Gossip
The Superficial:
Jon Gosselin & Octomom going on a date for reality show  —  Please tell me he's not broke enough for this happen.  Via InTouch: … If even an iota of this is true at all, now would be a good time to take our families outside and shoot each other in the head.
Discussion: TV Tattle
Katie Couric to Dress as Gosselin Kid for Halloween  —  Jon and Kate plus Katie Couric?  Couric, 52, tells “Extra” that she's dressing as one of the Gosselin sextuplets for Halloween.  Boo!  Check out pictures of celebrities dressing up for Halloween “I met Kate and she seems very nice,” …
Discussion: Oh No They Didn't!
Tatiana Siegel / Variety:
Adam Sandler on ‘Jack’ track  —  Actor to play both Jack and Jill in Columbia film  —  Adam Sandler is climbing up the hill for Columbia Pictures.  —  The actor will next star in the romantic comedy “Jack and Jill” and produce via his Happy Madison shingle.  Sandler will play Jack as well as twin sister Jill.
Madonna / The Huffington Post:
Raising Malawi: Will You Join Me?  —  This week, my family and I are in Malawi to attend the ground breaking ceremony for Raising Malawi Academy for Girls.  —  I am making a straightforward request.  —  I'm writing to urge you to join me in saving the lives of some of the world's most vulnerable children.
Natalie Finn / E! Online:
Corey Feldman's Wife Done Standing By Him  —  Dreaming a little dream doesn't always work.  —  Corey Feldman's wife, Susannah, filed for divorce last week after seven years of marriage, citing the nondescript irreconcilable differences as the reason for splitting up.
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