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11:10 PM ET, October 29, 2009


 Top News: 
Us Weekly:
EXCLUSIVE: Heidi and Spencer Dress as Jon and Kate for Halloween  —  Talk about frightening.  —  Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt have dressed as Jon and Kate Gosselin for Halloween.  —  “Halloween is supposed to be about scary costumes.  What's scarier than Speidi Plus Eight?”
Taylor Swift Caught in Swastika Scandal  —  Taylor Swift has found herself in the middle of a photo scandal, as pictures of her standing with a male wearing a painted-on swastika at Katy Perry's birthday party are creating a whirlwind on the Web.  In the photo, Swift is seen embracing a fellow partygoer …
Swastika Guy to Taylor: I'm Sorry!
Discussion: Gossip Teen
Gina Serpe / E! Online:
Jon Gosselin Apologizes for “Outrageous Behavior,” Seeks Counseling  —  Well, well, well.  Looks like you can teach old, press-hungry, reality-has-been, selfunaware, partner-hopping dogs new tricks.  —  Or at least teach them to hire a better spin doctor.
Discussion: OK! Magazine, Perez Hilton and omg!
Casting of Abigail Breslin as Helen Keller Angers Deaf, Blind Groups  —  It was announced Wednesday that 13-year-old Abigail Breslin will play Helen Keller in the Broadway revival of ‘The Miracle Worker’ this winter.  But the news is being met with extreme opposition by blind and deaf advocacy groups …
Discussion: Gossip Teen and ArtsBeat
Patrick Healy / ArtsBeat:
Advocacy Group Opposes ‘Miracle Worker’ Casting Choice
Discussion: Pop Crunch and Lifeline Live
Michael Ausiello / The Ausiello Files:
'90210′ same-sex shocker: Rumer Willis to romance (spoiler alert)!  —  Why should Gossip Girl be the only primetime soap having a gay 'ol time experimenting with its characters sexuality?  This January, 90210 will embark on a major same-sex storyline that will pair the show's token lesbian …
Phil / Egotastic!:
Heidi Klum Nude, Covered in Chocolate is Heidilicious  —  I'm not one for books, what with the reading they require and all, but if there's one book you should definitely go out and buy it's Rankin's Heidilicious.  First of all, it's a photo book, so there's not much reading to do, and second, the photos are of Heidi Klum.
Discussion: Pink is the New Blog
Jesus Martinez / DrunkenStepfather:   Heidi Klum Chocolate Covered Nipple of the Day
Angelina Jolie Stuns at 16 in Modeling Pics  —  It's no secret that Angelina Jolie is one gorgeous specimen, and now in never before seen provocative modeling photos that were taken of the actress when she was just 16 years old, the world is getting a glimpse of Angie before Brad Pitt and all of the fame.
Discussion: Gossip Teen
Michael Y. Park /
Chaz Bono Finds Shaving Comes Naturally  —  Cher (left) and Chaz Bono  —  He may already be 40, but Chaz Bono has finally begun to experience that rite of passage for young guys everywhere: the first shave.  —  “I shave about once a week now,” Bono, 40, tells Entertainment Tonight in an interview to air Thursday and Friday.
Discussion: Evil Beet Gossip and Popeater
Noah Michelson / Popnography:
Exclusive First Look: Chaz Bono in The 2009 Out 100
Discussion: Ethan Says and #gay
Entertainment Earth Daily:
Barbie Palm Beach Sugar Daddy Ken Doll  —  Coming in April 2010  —  Pre-Order now and we'll deliver in April 2010 (estimated date / subject to change).  —  Item Number: MTT3285  —  Price: $69.99 … Receive a perfect item with the best quality packaging available - at no extra charge! (details)
Access Hollywood:
Access Exclusive: Robert Pattinson Sings 'I'm Doing Fine' In ‘How To Be’  —  The Twilight Saga,Robert Pattinson,'How To Be',Young Hollywood  —  In this offbeat British comedy, Robert is going through an existential crisis as a struggling musician.  But after a pep talk to himself in a mirror …
Discussion: Allie Is Wired! and Just Jared
Michael K / Dlisted:
RPattz On Your Crotch  —  RPanttiez vants to suck your blood....during that time of the month.  —  You know, just like the Twidildo, this makes all sorts of sense.  I mean, Edward Cullen is responsible for thousands of pairs of chonies getting covered in massive amounts of creme de la coochie.
Just Jared:
Lindsay Lohan: New 6126 Leggings Ad Campaign Pics!  —  Check out these exclusive new shots of Lindsay Lohan's Spring 2010 ad campaign for her 6126 Leggings.  —  The sexy pics were shot by celeb photographers Markus Klinko and Indrani and styled by GK Reid.
Discussion: Evil Beet Gossip
Jeanne Wolf / PARADE Magazine:
Sandra Bullock: 'I'm Aware That I Can Be Annoying'  —  Sandra Bullock is one of Hollywood's most popular and successful stars.  But don't let the romantic-comedy sweetheart fool you, she's as tough as she is sweet.  In her newest film, The Blind Side, due out Nov. 20, Bullock plays Leigh Anne Tuohy …
IT'S A REAL-LIFE SISTER ACT ON ‘BONES’  —  Zooey Deschanel joins sis Emily Deschanel for an episode of the hit FOX series, “Bones.”  —  In this first-ever on-screen pairing of the Deschanel sisters, Zooey plays Margaret Whitesell, a distant relative of Dr. Temperance Brennan (Emily).
Discussion: Perez Hilton and Just Jared
Nicolas Cage's Father Dies of Heart Attack  —  Nicolas Cage's father August Coppola has died at age 75 of a heart attack, Cage's spokeswoman Annett Wolf told the AP.  Coppola taught literature and served as dean of creative arts at San Francisco State University.
Soldier Allegedly Threatened to Kill Miley Cyrus  —  Miley Cyrus had one hell of a summer — yesterday officials revealed that a 2nd man was arrested near Miley's Georgia movie set ... but this time the suspect is a 22-year-old soldier who allegedly threatened to murder the actress.
Levi's Going ‘Full Johnson’ for Playgirl  —  It's confirmed.  Levi Johnston plans to come out swinging — the famous Palin-impaler is gonna go the full monty for Playgirl.  —  Levi's manager already said he was 90% sure the teen baby daddy would take it all off for the adult rag …
This week's cover: How ‘Paranormal Activity’ became a scary box-office smash  —  Paranormal Activity began its otherworldly existence as a little horror flick, made for $11,000 and shot entirely in the director's house over the course of seven days.  Now, thanks to a little help from Steven Spielberg …
Just Jared:
Tyra Banks' Halloween Costume: Kim Kardashian!  —  Tyra Banks channels reality starlet Kim Kardashian for her Halloween costume and stands in between cardboard cut-outs of Kim's sisters, newlywed Khloe and pregnant Kourtney.  —  The 35-year-old talk show host will also participate …
Mary Beth Quirk / OK! Magazine:
Is Adrian Grenier Really Afraid of Matt Damon?  —  After watching the recent viral video that showed Matt Damon as a director yelling at Adrian Grenier for his less-than-stellar acting on the set of a PSA, one might think the two really did have a huge fight.  But is the Entourage actor really scared of mean ol' Matt?
Empire News:
Excl: Ridley Scott Talks Alien Prequel  —  It's not set when you think it is...  Sir Ridley Scott was in town the other night, mainly to look on with pride as his daughter, Jordan, debuted her film, Cracks, at the London Film Festival - but we grabbed him for a quick natter about the Alien prequel that he's aiming to direct soon-ish.
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,” …
Jessica Simpson Reveals Dream Man  —  Jessica Simpson reveals her ideal man in an exclusive interview with “Extra” to air Friday.  —  When asked about the three things she looks for in a guy, Simpson, 29, tells “Extra,” “I definitely love a spiritual man — somebody that is going to always inspire me.”
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker:
Celebukid's Birth Celebrated With Terrifying Cake  —  Ireland, the 14 year-old daughter of Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger, got this Lil Wayne birthday cake.  What a thing.  [Pic: Rosebud Cakes]
Daily Mail:
It's okay, we think she's happy... hysterical Britney Spears laughs her head off  —  Britney Spears new man seems to have put more than a smile on her face.  —  The singer appeared to be in fits of laughter as she rode in boyfriend Jason Trawick's car in Beverly Hills yesterday.
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X17 Online:
The Belles Of The Ball!  —  We all know Demi Moore is pretty, but so is Ashton Kutcher!
Cynthia Littleton / Variety:
Sleuthing magician casts spell on NBC
Discussion: TV Squad and Inside TV Blog
Bill Zwecker / Chicago Sun Times:
Life imitating ‘Gossip’
Discussion: Gossip Girl Insider and Gossip Cop
David Zurawik / Z on TV:
Kate Gosselin: She just keeps on spinning
Discussion: TV Squad
Us Weekly:
Glee Cast's “Don't Stop Believin'” Cover Certified Gold
Discussion: Perez Hilton
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Claudia Eller / Company Town:
Original ‘Twilight’ to be re-released night before sequel ‘New Moon’ opens
Discussion: Perez Hilton and Movieline
X17 Online:
X17 XCLUSIVE - Lindsay's Hooking Up With A Male Model!
Discussion: Gossip Cop
Kaiser / Cele|bitchy:
Brooke Shields is a total bitch to LA store's staffers & customers
Discussion: CelebNewsWire

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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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