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2:50 PM ET, November 3, 2009


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Jessica Herndon /
Rihanna Breaks Silence About Chris Brown  —  Diane Sawyer and Rihanna  —  Nine months after her fight with Chris Brown, Rihanna finally opens up about the night that left her bruised and bloody.  —  “This happened to me. ...  It can happen to anyone,” the singer, 21 …
USA Today:
Lifeline: Rihanna ‘woke up as Britney Spears’
Discussion: Just Jared
Exclusive: Rihanna Speaks Out
Natalie Finn / E! Online:
Kate Gosselin: I Was Wrong to Treat Jon That Way  —  Loading...  The Kate-Gosselin-Sets-It-Straight train rolled into Remorseland today.  —  The reality-TV star whose show has been postponed out from under her admits in her latest interview that she isn't proud of the Jon & Kate Plus 8 moments …
Cindy Crawford / Us Weekly:
Kate Gosselin: People Have “Contempt and Hate” for Me
X17 Online:
Kate Breaks Down On TLC, Admits She “Always Will” Love Jon
Discussion: omg! and
Kate Winslet Wins Lawsuit After Being Labeled 'World's Most Irritating Actress'  —  Don't call Kate Winslet “the world's most irritating actress,” or you'll end up owing a lot of money.  —  The Oscar winner successfully sued British tabloid The Daily Mail after the publication gave …
Simon Perry /
Kate Winslet Wins $40,000 in Libel Suit  —  Academy Award winner Kate Winslet said Tuesday she was “delighted” to win a payout of about $40,000 from a British newspaper that said she lied about her exercise regime.  —  “I strongly believe that women should be encouraged to accept themselves as they are …
Mariah Carey Takes a Tumble on ‘Leno’  —  Oh, the trials and tribulations of high heels.  Mariah Carey almost went face-first into Jay Leno's stage during a taping of his show on Monday night, thanks to some iffy footwork by the crooner.  As Carey was making her way onto the stage …
Discussion: New York Magazine and D*ana's Dirt
Jacob Osterhout / NY Daily News:
Jay Leno on poor ratings: I would have stayed in later time slot
Kiefer Sutherland's $700 Morning Bar Tab  —  Kiefer Sutherland racked up the following $700 bar tab between 7am and 1pm.  Yes, those times are correct.  —  We've learned the “24” star and members of the show's crew popped into The Spot in San Pedro, California last week after wrapping up a shoot nearby …
Cindy Crawford / Us Weekly:
“Brad Pitt Looked Awesome in My Costume!”  Says Nick Jr. Star  —  The verdict is in on Brad Pitt's 2009 Halloween getup: awesome!  —  Along with partner Angelina Jolie and four of their six kids, Pitt went trick or treating Oct. 31 in a residential area near the Hollywood Hills.
Borys Kit / Hollywood Reporter:
Owen Wilson signs on for ‘Marmaduke’  —  Joins Judy Greer and Lee Pace in live-action/CG movie  —  Owen Wilson has signed on to voice the rascally Great Dane “Marmaduke,” Fox's adaptation of the long-running comic strip.  —  Wilson's boarding is the last piece of the puzzle for the live-action/CG movie …
Nick Haramis / BlackBook Magazine and City Guides:
Winona Ryder Bites Back  —  Shirt by Alice + Olivia.  Jacket by Hanii Y. Ryder's Own Rings.  —  Constant media scrutiny—compounded by exhaustion and the normal anxieties of a woman about to turn 20—convinced Ryder to seek psychological treatment in 1990.  “I remember waking up one morning,” she says of her breaking point.
Courtney Hazlett /
Scoop: Heidi and Spencer's book a disgrace  —  In its one honest line, author reveals he'd hate himself too if he could  —  Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt's new book is pretty representative of America at its worst.  The title alone, “How to Be Famous: Our Guide to Looking the Part …
Michael Schneider / Variety:
Kirstie Alley set to go unscripted for A&E  —  Actress ready open up life for reality series  —  Kirstie Alley is set to join the docuseries ranks; thesp is close to signing on to star in an unscripted show for A&E.  —  Cabler has picked up 10 half-hour episodes of the untitled series, which is set to run sometime next year.
EXCLUSIVE: Hugh Grant is drunk  —  Hugh Grant is just a little bit drunk  —  Of course Hugh Grant dressed up for Halloween on Saturday night: He was the creepy drunk guy at the Standard Hotel in New York hitting on models half his age.  Oh wait, that wasn't a costume.  From my source at the bar:
Discussion: The Superficial
Amy Elisa Keith /
Tyra Banks: Kiss My Fit Behind  —  The former Sports Illustrated cover girl is back in modeling shape - but not because she wants to retake the catwalk.  Tyra Banks has regained control of her eating habits.  —  On The Tyra Banks Show this Wednesday, the host reveals her longtime struggle with chronic stomachaches.
Discussion: and Fancast News
Kristin Dos Santos / E! Online:
Major Death Revealed: Heroes Is Killing Off Adrian Pasdar  —  As I have been teasing for weeks, Heroes is killing off a major character later this season.  —  The death is a huge twist for the show so I didn't want to ruin the surprise for you, but now that another outlet has leaked the secret, it's time for me to reveal the truth:
Tatiana Siegel / Variety:
Clooney in talks for ‘Descendants’  —  Payne directing family dramedy for Fox  —  George Clooney is circling the lead in the Alexander Payne-helmed family dramedy “The Descendants” for Fox Searchlight.  —  The actor, who is currently shooting Anton Corbijn-directed thriller “The American …
Daily Mail:
Halloween's over... Lady GaGa steps out in most bizarre headgear yet as she picks up style award  —  Halloween may have been over three days ago, but Lady GaGa clearly looked like she wanted to continue the spooky holiday last night.  —  As the singer attended the Accessories Council Excellence …
‘Terminator’ Kid — T2 Counts of DUI  —  Thomas Dekker — the guy who played John Connor on the “Terminator” TV show — has been charged with two counts of DUI stemming from his arrest last month.  —  The L.A. County City Attorney has decided to charge Dekker with 2 misdemeanor counts of DUI …
Discussion: Lifeline Live
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Cynthia Littleton / Variety:
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