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1:35 PM ET, December 18, 2009


 Top News:
Jon & Kate Plus DIVORCED  —  TMZ has learned ... It's official — Jon & Kate Gosselin are divorced.  —  Judge Arthur Tilson has signed the final papers, making Jon and Kate officially single.  —  Mark Momjian, Kate's lawyer, tells TMZ, under the agreement, “Our client will continue to reside …
Jon Gosselin — Backed Into a Corner  —  Jon Gosselin is in immediate financial trouble now that his divorce from Kate Gosselin is final ... because he got nailed with huge child support payments and has no real way of paying ... sources tell TMZ.  —  We've learned under the arbitrator's award …
Us Weekly:
BREAKING NEWS: Jon and Kate Gosselin's Divorce Finalized  —  Jon and Kate Gosselin's ten-year marriage is now history.  —  TMZ reports that Judge Arthur Tilson has signed the final divorce papers, severing marital ties between Jon, 32, and, Kate, 34.  —  On Wednesday an arbitrator ruled …
Gosselin Divorce Final... Finally  —  After a well-publicized and scandal-marked separation, the divorce of Jon and Kate Gosselin is final, TMZ reports.  Judge Arthur Tilson has signed the papers, making the Gosselin marriage officially over.  Kate calls the process “challenging” …
Discussion: and Associated Press
Access Hollywood:
Jon & Kate Gosselin's Divorce Finalized  —  Divorces,TV,Kate Gosselin,Jon Gosselin,Reality TV,Jon & Kate Plus Eight  —  Jon and Kate Gosselin are officially divorced.  —  Access Hollywood has confirmed that reality show parents have been granted the divorce by Pennsylvania's Montgomery County court.
Discussion: Just Jared
Brenda Rodriguez /
Duggar Baby ‘Doing As Well As Can Be Expected,’ Says Mom  —  Michelle Duggar tells PEOPLE she is cherishing every moment with her premature 19th child, Josie Brooklyn, who remains hospitalized at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock.  —  “Josie is doing as well as can be expected for a baby at her age.
Beyonce's Mom Files for Divorce  —  Beyonce Knowles' mom — the original costume designer for Destiny's Child — has filed for divorce from her husband Mathew Knowles.  —  Tina Knowles filed divorce papers in Harris County, Texas last month, in an attempt to end their 29-year marriage.
EXCLUSIVE VIDEO INTERVIEW: Jamie Jungers Took Nude Photos of Tiger Woods Says Aunt  —  Tiger Woods' mistress Jamie Jungers told her relatives that she took pictures of the golfing great while he was naked in a hotel room!  —  In an explosive new interview, spoke exclusively with Susan Minor …
Borys Kit / Hollywood Reporter:
Taylor Lautner spends time in ‘Cancun’  —  Summit has picked up “Cancun,” an action spec by Eric Champnella and Grant Thompson, with Taylor Lautner attached to star.
Mike Fleming / BFDealmemo:
Summit Taps Lautner for Rescue Mission
Discussion: Hollywood Crush and Collider
Borys Kit / Hollywood Reporter:
Taylor Lautner spends time in ‘Cancun’
Discussion: Inside Movies, Pajiba and Movieline
Stephen M. Silverman /
Report: Elin Nordegren Consulting High-Powered Divorce Attorney  —  Before taking her two children with her to her native Sweden for the holidays - without husband (and father of the kids) Tiger Woods - Elin Nordegren reportedly is consulting with veteran Hollywood divorce attorney Sorrell Trope.
NY Daily News:
Tiger Woods' wife Elin Nordegren consulting Hollywood divorce guru Sorrell Trope
Discussion: X17 Online and OK! Magazine
Jessica Simpson Rejected from Jail  —  Jessica Simpson paid a visit to the pokey early this AM, trying in vain to bail out her real, real drunk makeup artist — allegedly.  —  Law enforcement sources tell TMZ Mary Phillips was arrested at around 1:30 this morning, after cops got a disturbing …
Karen Zatkulak / WTVC-TV:
Drunk 4-Year-Old Steals Christmas Presents  —  CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WTVC-TV) - A 4-year-old boy, beer in hand, is accused of stealing Christmas presents from his neighbors.  It's a strange story, but also a sad one.  —  April Wright is 21 years old and is going through a divorce with her husband who is in jail.
Ulrica Wihlborg /
Nancy O'Dell Leaves Access Hollywood  —  Access Hollywood's Nancy O'Dell is leaving her job two years before her contract expires.  Her last show will be this week.  —  “The original member of the Access Hollywood family, co-anchor and respected broadcast journalist Nancy O'Dell …
Cali ‘Housewives’ Hit Hard by Recession  —  Peculiar things have been happening this season on ‘The Real Housewives of Orange County.’ Gretchen Rossi had a garage sale, Jeana Keough went shopping with her daughter at H&M and Tamra Barney is now doing her own housework.  What?
Discussion: Pop Crunch
Michael Y. Park /
Mandy Moore Vows a Healthier New Year  —  Look for a new, improved Mandy Moore come 2010.  —  The newly married singer-turned-actress, 26, says that her days of letting a busy career get in the way of good health are over, and that she's got a set of explicit New Year's resolutions to that effect.
Us Weekly:
Tiger Woods Spotted Golfing Alone at Night  —  Tiger Woods — who has been named Athlete of the Decade by The Associated Press — is dealing with his extramarital affair scandal with late-night golfing sessions, Us Weekly reports in its latest issue (on newsstands now).
Us Weekly:
Melanie Griffith Explains Her Black Eye  —  Earlier this week, photographs emerged of Melanie Griffith with a black eye, leading to speculation about its cause.  —  A rep for the actress spoke out Thursday to clear up confusion about what's behind the facial bruises.
Discussion: Bitten and Bound and iVillage
X17 Online:
Brad Pitt Turns 46 Today!  —  Happy Birthday, Brad!  Er.  But let me just ask this one question - why is he fighting the hot?  I know it's exhausting taking care of all those kids, but still!  Check out the actor at the Mr & Mrs. Smith premiere in 2005, right when he got together with Angie: So beautiful!
Discussion: Popeater
Donna Freydkin / USA Today:
Red-carpet Report: ‘Sherlock Holmes’ premiere  —  About the film: Guy Ritchie directs Robert Downey Jr. as super-sleuth Sherlock Holmes and Jude Law as his sidekick, Watson, in the crime thriller.  It opens Dec. 25.  —  Guest list: The cast, including Rachel McAdams and Mark Strong …
Discussion: Socialite Life
E! Online:
Robsten Sneak Beach Date Before Public Partying!  —  Undercover lovers Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart were spotted out together in Venice Beach yesterday, escaping the shutterbugs and enjoying a private date night.  Take that, all you Robsten haters!  —  While everyone seems so hell-bent …
Rob Pattinson goes crazy at kissing fan with swine flu  — Pattinson has been bitten by fans too  —  TWILIGHT star Robert Pattinson went crazy when a female fan of his jumped out of a stopped car and kissed him after she told him she was getting over swine flu.
Mickey Rapkin / GQ Magazine: GQ:
10 for '10  —  The ten best new looks of the season as worn by ‘A Single Man’ star Matthew Goode  —  British actor Matthew Goode—so perfectly smug in Match Point—returns in January with two very different films.  In short, he gets naked for Tom Ford in A Single Man before charming the pants off Amy Adams in Leap Year.
Discussion: Oh No They Didn't!
Sarah Michaud /
Leelee Sobieski Becomes a Mom  —  It's the perfect present - Leelee Sobieski and her fashion designer fiancé Adam Kimmel have welcomed a baby girl.  —  The Emmy-nominated actress delivered a daughter late Wednesday evening in New York City, Sobieski's rep confirms to PEOPLE.
Kristin Dos Santos / E! Online:
Will Dexter Jump Ahead in Time?  Julie Benz Dishes on Finale—and Helps You Grieve  —  Would you think less of me if I told you I just got off the phone with Julie Benz and tears are streaming down my face?  —  If so, I'm clearly joking as I am the consummate professional journalist, thankyouverymuch.
Discussion: Socialite Life
Headgeek / Ain't It Cool News:
Dan O'Bannon - Screenwriter behind Dark Star, Alien, Total Recall, passes away... In Space, Nobody Can Hear You Cry...  Hey folks, Harry here with sad news.  We have had a run of famous deaths recently, in and around the time of BNAT... Gene Barry, Roy Disney... Both tragic deaths.
Discussion: Collider and The Playlist
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