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10:40 AM ET, December 3, 2009


 Top News: 
Bill Zwecker / Chicago Sun Times:
Woods, wife in intense marriage counseling  —  The continuing revelations of alleged Tiger Woods infidelities has placed the golfing megastar's management team in what one insider called “panic mode” early Wednesday morning.  —  Despite the release of photographs of Woods looking a bit …
Tiger's Mistress — I Lied For Him  —  Tiger Woods' alleged mistress claims she was lying when she said she did not have an affair with Tiger Woods ... and sources tell TMZ the fight at Tiger's home the morning of the crash was triggered by a series of text messages between Tiger and the woman.
EXCLUSIVE: Ex-Boyfriend Reveals Tiger's Mistress' Sex Tape  —  Tiger Woods' mistress, cocktail waitress Jaimee Grubbs, has a history of chasing famous sports professionals, tried to get into Playboy, made a sex tape and had a lesbian encounter.  —  EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS: Click here for never-before-seen photos of Jaimee Grubbs
BREAKING NEWS EXCLUSIVE: Woman Who Denied Tiger Woods Affair Finally Admits It — Press Conference Thursday  —  Rachel Uchitel, the first woman identified woman as romantically linked to Tiger Woods, is now admitting to an affair with the golfing great, after adamantly denying it, is reporting exclusively.
Tiger Woods:
Tiger comments on current events
Michael Y. Park /
PHOTO: See Tiger Woods's Smashed-Up Car
Discussion: Perez Hilton and Yeeeah!
Stephen M. Silverman /
Taylor Swift, Beyoncé Lead Grammy Nominations  —  Hold onto your seat cushion, Kanye West: It's on - again!  —  Taylor Swift's amazing year continued at full speed as the teen sensation received eight Grammy nominations Wednesday - topped only by Beyoncé's 10.
Discussion: Cele|bitchy
Michael Y. Park /
Taylor Swift ‘Freaking Out’ Over Grammys  —  No one else may be surprised by her strong showing at the Grammy nominations Wednesday, but Taylor Swift certainly is.  —  “I started freaking out and jumping up and down,” Swift, 19, tells the Associated Press.
Beyonce, Taylor and Gaga Are Queens of Grammy Nom Night  —  Come January 31, Taylor Swift, Beyonce and Lady Gaga could all have a whole bunch of trophies to display in their (likely quite nice) houses.  Beyonce ruled the roost on Grammy nomination night, garnering 10 nods …
Discussion: omg!
Christopher Morris / Variety:
52nd annual Grammy nominees
Phil / Egotastic!:
Taylor Swift Bikini Video
Discussion: Popoholic
Mike Fleming / BFDealmemo:
Anderson, Hoffman at Altar on Religion Pic  —  “There Will Be Blood” writer/director Paul Thomas Anderson has found religion, and Philip Seymour Hoffman, for his next film.  —  Anderson has written an untitled period drama that is set up at Universal.  Hoffman, who has played supporting roles …
Discussion: The Playlist, Movieline and
Michael Fleming / Variety:
Anderson working on ‘Master’  —  Philip Seymour Hoffman attached to star in film  —  “There Will Be Blood” writer-director Paul Thomas Anderson is working on his next project, a period drama to star Philip Seymour Hoffman as a founder of a new religious organization in the 1950s.
Pernilla Cedenheim /
Britney Spears Spends 28th Birthday with Her Beau and Boys  —  Britney Spears celebrated her 28th birthday on Wednesday surrounded by the men in her life - boyfriend Jason Trawick and sons Preston and Jayden.  —  The singer and her agent beau Trawick, 37, started the celebration …
X17 Online:
Britney Gives Herself The Royal Treatment On Her Birthday
Discussion:, Perez Hilton and omg!
James Hibberd / Hollywood Reporter:
Top 10 most-watched shows of the decade  —  A list of the most-watched TV episodes of the decade reads like an exercise in nostalgia.  Only one telecast aired after 2006.  With the increasingly fractured TV universe, we probably won't see a list quite like this again.
Charlotte Triggs /
Tom Brady: I Know Baby's Gender - But Gisele Doesn't  —  Tom Brady knows how to keep a secret!  Just ask Gisele Bündchen, whose husband found out the sex of their baby - due this month - even though she's waiting on a surprise.  —  “I'm really the only one that knows at this point,” …
Eileen Finan /
Julianne Hough Gets Cozy with Kings of Leon Bassist  —  Three weeks after her split with country singer Chuck Wicks, Julianne Hough was spotted with Kings of Leon's Jared Followill at a Nashville bar.  —  The pair cuddled at the Lipstick Lounge Tuesday night after hitting Whiskey Kitchen, another city hotspot, earlier in the evening.
Sundance Film Festival:
2010 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES FILMS IN COMPETITION  —  Sundance Institute announced today the lineup of films selected to screen in the U.S. and World Cinema Dramatic and Documentary Competitions for the 2010 Sundance Film Festival.  —  PARK CITY, UT - Sundance Institute announced today …
Todd McCarthy / Variety:
Sundance unveils competition lineup
Discussion: Inside Movies
Lily Allen confirms career break  —  The singer has confirmed she'll take “one or two years” off from music  —  Lily Allen has confirmed she'll take “one or two years off from recording and performing music” from March 2010.  —  It follows rumours of her quitting music to pursue a career in acting.
Maria Elena / Show Tracker:
ABC shuts Adam Lambert out of ‘Kimmel’: Is the FCC to blame?  —  That naughty American Music Awards performance isn't going to be behind Adam Lambert anytime soon.  —  Even after his well-received performance on “The Early Show” last week, ABC continues to feel uncomfortable around Lambert.
Nellie Andreeva / Hollywood Reporter:
‘True Blood’ casts vampire, werewolf  —  Theo Alexander, Grant Bowler join HBO drama  —  “True Blood” is adding two more hunks to the fold for next season.  —  Up-and-coming actor Theo Alexander and “Ugly Betty” heartthrob Grant Bowler have landed recurring roles on Alan Ball's vampire drama.
Discussion: Queerty and
Stuart Levine / Variety:
‘Sons’ given third-season pickup  —  FX also gives Sutter extension  —  FX is getting back on the bike and has given a third-season renewal to “Sons of Anarchy.”  Move was highly anticipated as the motorcycle club drama starring Ron Perlman, Charlie Hunnam and Katey Sagal took off in its just-concluded second season.
Discussion: ArtsBeat and Speakeasy
Lara Martin / Digital Spy:
Latest ‘Think You Can Dance’ result  —  Noelle Marsh and Nathan Trasoras have become the latest two dancers to be eliminated from So You Think You Can Dance.  —  The contemporary dancers, both 18, were sent home from the Fox competition during the first audience determined elimination of the season last night.
Discussion: Fan Fare
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Discussion: Oh No They Didn't!
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