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1:25 PM ET, December 31, 2009


 Top News: 
Report: Rush Limbaugh Hospitalized in Hawaii  —  Rush Limbaugh has been hospitalized in Hawaii after suffering chest pains — this according to KITV Hawaii.  —  According to KITV, paramedics responded to a call at the Kahala Hotel in Honolulu at 2:41 PM and transported Rush to Queens Medical Center.
Elizabeth Leonard /
Friend: Charlie Sheen ‘Let Himself Down by Drinking’  —  Charlie Sheen has spent the last week quietly reflecting on his life since he and wife Brooke Mueller got into a heated fight on Christmas Day that led to his arrest, says a friend close to the couple.  —  “Charlie feels awful,” the friend tells PEOPLE.
Discussion: Extra and The Hollywood Gossip
David Caplan /
Rosie O'Donnell Steps Out with New Girlfriend  —  Rosie O'Donnell is off the market!  —  The comedian and former TV talk show host - who in mid-November revealed that her longtime partner Kelli Carpenter moved out of their home two years ago - is now dating Tracy Kachtick-Anders …
Us Weekly:
PIC: Brad Pitt Takes Boys to Dave & Buster's!  —  It's a boys' day out for Brad Pitt and sons Maddox and Pax!  —  The star, 46, and his younger brother Doug took the two boys to Dave & Buster's in New York City's Times Square Wednesday afternoon, confirms.
omg!:   PIC: Beaming Angelina Jolie Greets Brad Pitt, Daughters On Set!
Marisa Laudadio /
Black Crowes Singer Chris Robinson Welcomes a Daughter  —  One thing that might be hard to handle in the New Year for rocker Chris Robinson?  Diaper duty!  —  The Black Crowes frontman and wife Allison Bridges welcomed a daughter on Saturday, a rep for the musician tells PEOPLE exclusively.
Jada Yuan / New York Magazine:
Vulture Exclusive: Robert Pattinson Chips Tooth in Flossing Accident, Says Twilight 3 Co-star  —  Sure, he looks foul-smelling, but would you believe Twilight star Robert Pattinson is really “incredibly hygienic”?  So hygienic, in fact, that he's a threat to himself and his teeth?
PR Newswire:
Sandra Bullock Top Money-Making Star of 2009  —  Sandra Bullock has been voted the Top Money-Making Star of 2009 in Quigley Publishing Company's 78th Annual Poll of Exhibitors and is the first female to win since Julia Roberts in 1999.  Bullock is the eighth woman chosen #1 in the Poll's 78 year history.
Discussion: Jezebel
Rob Shuter / PopEater:
Kate Gosselin's Got a New Dating Show?  —  Kate Gosselin's first stab at reality didn't end up smelling like roses (more like a bad scented candle that you can't re-gift), so I'm left scratching my head with word that the original TV octo-mom may be looking love via reality television.
Discussion: Anything Hollywood
Access Hollywood:
ACCESS EXCLUSIVE: Rachel Uchitel Tells Billy Bush She Didn't Party With Tiger Woods Over The Weekend  —  Rachel Uchitel,Tiger Woods,TV One,Rumors,Billy Bush  —  Rachel Uchitel may be in Palm Beach, Florida, but she told Access Hollywood's Billy Bush she did not go to the city's Everglades Club …
Paul Chi /
Joe Jonas & Demi Lovato Up the Romance in Camp Rock 2  —  Best pals Joe Jonas and Demi Lovato are headed back to the small screen for more singing and dancing in the Disney Channel sequel, Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam.  But this time around, expect more onscreen love interests - and romances to be taken to the next level.
Eric Dane, Rebecca Gayheart Expecting a Girl  —  Eric Dane and Rebecca Gayheart will be thinking pink when their bundle of joy arrives later this winter.  —  The couple is expecting a baby girl, a source tells PEOPLE.  —  Grey's Anatomy star Dane, 37, and Gayheart, 38 …
AT&T Hangs Up on Tiger Woods  —  Tiger Woods just got a dropped call from AT&T — as in, “Hello, Tiger?  You've been dropped.”  —  AT&T did not explain why they're ending the sponsorship with Tiger.  —  The news comes in the wake of a study, which shows Tiger's sponsors took …
Discussion: omg! and Backseat Cuddler
Shawna Flavell / The PETA Files:
PETA Names Man and Woman of the Year  —  It wasn't easy to choose two people out of the slew of celebrities who have taken action for animals this year—heck, just during the past two months, Joanna Krupa bared her true feelings about purebred pups, Ana Ortiz blasted McDonald's …
Discussion: I Need My Fix and Perez Hilton
Access Hollywood:   Ellen DeGeneres, Tim Gunn Honored As People Of The Year By PETA
Scott Warren / Daily Mail:
Curves rule as Kate Winslet and Kelly Brook top poll of most desirable celebrity bodies  —  It will bring comfort to millions of women who are feeling guilty after eating too much turkey and Christmas pudding over the past few days - and resolving to start a punishing gym routine in the New Year.
Lindsay Lohan's 6126 to Launch Full Apparel Line  —  LOS ANGELES — Lindsay Lohan is growing her apparel universe.  —  The starlet is set to expand her leggings label, 6126, to a full-fledged contemporary apparel line for fall 2010, with more lifestyle brand extensions planned for 2011.
Katherine / Style News:
Lindsay Lohan to Expand Fashion Line Beyond Leggings
Us Weekly:
Jersey Shore's Snooki to Boycotters: “F*** You!”  —  Apparently, Jersey Shore star Nicole Polizzi (a.k.a. “Snooki") isn't worried about those negative stereotypes.  —  When Steppin' Out magazine asked her what she would say to all the companies — including Domino's and Dell …
Perez Hilton:
The Jersey Shore Hates On The Jersey Shore
Discussion: and omg!
Willlee / Hollywood Life:
EXCLUSIVE!  Hailey Glassman & Jon Gosselin — Back Together Already?  — has learned exclusively that less than an hour from now — 1:30 pm EST at post time — Hailey and Jon will go face-to-face at an undisclosed location in NYC to resolve various issues they have between them.
Discussion: PopEater
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Gabourey Sidibe: 2009 totally kicked ass!
Discussion: Oh No They Didn't!
‘Bennifer’ voted worst couple of the '00s
Discussion: OK! Magazine and Seriously? OMG!
Jeff Labrecque /
‘Saturday Night Live’ announces hosts
Discussion: New York Magazine and Movieline
Associated Press:
Chief gets nearly 3 years in Parker-Broderick case
Discussion: Perez Hilton
Cops: Tiger Woods Had a ‘Fat Lip’
Discussion: omg! and Gossip Cop
 Earlier Picks: 
Perez Hilton:
The Bachelor's Crew Member Affair Scandal!
Discussion: Extra and PEOPLE TV Watch
X17 Online:
Zac's New Year's Resolution: To Get His Own “Situation” Going
Carly Pope — ‘Popular’ with Carjackers
Discussion: Fancast News and PopEater
Teddy Riley /
Blackstreet Singer: I Would Never Beat My Kids
Discussion: Sandra Rose