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12:25 PM ET, December 12, 2009


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Tiger Woods:
Tiger Woods taking hiatus from golf  —  I am deeply aware of the disappointment and hurt that my infidelity has caused to so many people, most of all my wife and children.  I want to say again to everyone that I am profoundly sorry and that I ask forgiveness.
Nike: Tiger Woods Has Our “Full Support”  —  Tiger Woods may be taking an indefinite hiatus from the sport of golf, but one of the 33-year-old's biggest endorsers is confident he will return — and willing to retain him as a spokesman in the meantime.  —  “Tiger has been part of Nike for more than a decade.
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Duggar Baby Born Prematurely Due to Pregnancy Complication  —  Michelle Duggar's 19th baby was born prematurely at 1 lb., 6 oz., because Michelle suffered a rare condition during pregnancy that causes high blood pressure, her doctor says.  —  The condition, preeclampsia …
Marc Malkin / E! Online:
Jersey Shore Sucker-Punch: MTV Pulls Snooki Fight  —  Jersey Shore has only been on the air for two weeks, but there's almost as much drama off screen as there is on.  —  First, a couple of advertisers pulled their ads after some Italian-American groups blasted the show …
Us Weekly:
Italian-American Alyssa Milano “Upset” With MTV's Jersey Shore  —  Count Italian-American Alyssa Milano among the non-fans of MTV's new reality show Jersey Shore.  —  The show — which follows the booze-fueled nights of six self-described “guidos” and “guidettes” on the Jersey Shore …
ATL Housewives Re-Volt Over Electric Bills  —  NeNe Leakes and Kim Zolciak are locked in a stand-off with the people at “Real Housewives of Atlanta”— and we're told it's partly due to a power struggle over their electric bill.  —  Sources close to the ladies tell TMZ both women are in the midst …
REPORT: NeNe Leakes & Kim Zolciak Fired From Real Housewives of Atlanta?
Discussion: The Hollywood Gossip and Extra
Rich Schapiro / NY Daily News:
Alleged Tiger Woods hooker Loredana Jolie fame-starved, says boss; Jamie Jungers talks on ‘Today’  —  Tiger prowled in public.  Las Vegas cocktail waitress Jamie Jungers, one of Woods' alleged gal pals, said Friday the world's most recognizable athlete didn't try to keep their affair on the down low.
Us Weekly:
Tiger Woods' Mistress: I “Don't Owe” His Wife an Apology
Discussion: Gabby Babble and
Harry Haydon / The Sun:
'Model's wild night with Tiger'
Whitney English / E! Online:
Eddie Cibrian's Ex: “I Slashed His Tires, and It Felt Awesome”  —  Forget LeAnn Rimes.  It was Carrie Underwood who inspired Brandi Glanville's reaction to husband Eddie Cibrian's adultry.  —  The CSI: Miami star filed a court declaration in his custody battle with his soon-to-be ex-wife …
Will Smith's Kid — Badu to the Bone  —  Here's Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith's adorable son Jaden at the Nobel Peace Prize concert in Norway on Friday (left) — and R+B diva Erykah Badu performing in Detroit (right).  —  One of them is the new “Karate Kid.”  —  We're just sayin'.  —  See Also
OK! Magazine:
Madonna dropped by Louis Vuitton  —  Singer is replaced as the face of top fashion house  —  MADONNA is no longer Louis Vuitton's material girl, with a younger model taking her place as the face of the brand.  —  Madonna, 51, had signed a £6.5 million deal with the luxury brand in 2008.
Dean Nelson / Telegraph:
Lindsay Lohan attacked over claims she helped rescue 40 Indian children  —  An Indian charity has accused Lindsay Lohan, the Hollywood actress, of claiming to have helped to rescue 40 child labourers in New Delhi when she was not actually in the country.  —  The star of Mean Girls …
Nicole Sperling / Hollywood Insider:
Exclusive: ‘The Black List’ — Top 11 unproduced screenplays of 2009  —  Last December, we introduced you to Franklin Leonard and The Black List, the list of the best unproduced screenplays in Hollywood.  Since then, Leonard has been named by The Hollywood Reporter as one of the top 35 …
Mary Beth Quirk / OK! Magazine:
Snoop Goes Soapy for ‘One Life to Live’  —  Who knew Snoop Dogg was such a fan of soap operas that he'd make a cameo on One Life to Live not once, in May, but twice!  Snoop will be returning to the daytime soap on Feb. 24, starring as himself in an episode featuring his remix of the show's theme song.
Discussion: TV Squad
Tim Stack / Hollywood Insider:
‘Glee’: Source says there are plans to release original content during hiatus  —  I know these last few days since the Glee fall finale have been tough, fellow Gleeks.  Personally, I watched the “My Life Would Suck Without You” performance about six times, not wanting to let the show end.
Us Weekly:
See Kevin Federline's Shocking Weight Transformation  —  Goodbye, K-Fat, hello, K-Fit!  —  A dramatically slimmer Kevin Federline hit an L.A. golf course on Thursday.  The ex-husband to Britney Spears and father to her two sons famously shocked the world in spring 2009 with a new, rotund physique.
Goodbye ‘Flight of the Conchords,’ You Had It Going On  —  That sobbing you hear is every hip kid on the planet reacting to the Flight of the Conchords' decision on Thursday to retire their cult HBO series.  Stars Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement, who were nominated for two Emmys last year …
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