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8:20 AM ET, November 24, 2010


 Top News:
‘Ugly Betty’ Actor In Custody In Samurai Sword Killing  —  An actor who appeared on “Ugly Betty” was taken into custody in Brooklyn this morning for allegedly killing his mother with a 3-foot long samurai sword while screaming biblical passages.  —  According to the police, the suspect …
New York Post:
Actor fatally stabs mom with sword: cops  —  Tweet  —  An actor who had a part in “Ugly Betty” repeatedly stabbed and killed his mother with a Freemason ceremonial sword after a bizarre religious diatribe this morning, cops said.  —  Yannick Brea, 55, was found in her second-floor Brooklyn …
Chrisa / RADAR:
EXCLUSIVE: Single White Female Star Jennifer Jason Leigh Files For Divorce  —  Jennifer Jason Leigh has filed for divorce from her husband, Noah Baumbach.  —  The couple was married in 2005 — and have one child together — an infant son.  —  Jennifer's legal name is Jennifer Leigh Morrow …
Ken Lee /
Jennifer Jason Leigh Files for Divorce  —  Just seven months after the birth of their son, Jennifer Jason Leigh is seeking to end her five-year marriage to director Noah Baumbach.  —  Leigh, 48, whose real name is Jennifer Morrow, filed for divorce on Nov. 15 in Los Angeles Superior Court, citing irreconcilable differences.
Us Weekly:   Jennifer Jason Leigh Files for Divorce After 5 Years
John Travolta and Kelly Preston Welcome a Son  —  John Travolta and wife Kelly Preston are parents to son Benjamin, who was born Tuesday in a Florida hospital.  —  The baby weighed 8 lbs., 3 oz.  —  “John, Kelly and their daughter Ella Bleu are ecstatic and very happy about the newest member of the family,” they say in a statement.
Zach Dionne / PopEater:
John Travolta and Kelly Preston Welcome Baby  —  John Travolta, 56, and wife Kelly Preston, 48, welcomed their new son Benjamin on Tuesday.  The baby was born in a Florida hospital and weighed 8 lbs., 3 oz., according to the Associated Press.  —  “John, Kelly and their daughter Ella Bleu …
Natalie Finn / E! Online:
John Travolta and Kelly Preston's Baby Boy Arrives  —  John Travolta and Kelly Preston are understandably “ecstatic.”  —  The couple welcomed their third child together, a son named Benjamin (just like they promised!), Tuesday night at a Florida hospital, E! News confirms.
Discussion: Celebrity Baby Scoop
Elaine Lies / Reuters:
Baby boy for John Travolta after son's tragic death  —  LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor John Travolta and his wife Kelly Preston on Tuesday announced the birth of their third child, a baby boy born nearly two years after the death of their 16-year-old son Jett.
Red Alert at ‘DWTS’ Finale — Release the Hounds!  —  “Dancing with the Stars” is taking security to a ridiculous level tonight for the big finale — TMZ has learned ... they've amped up personnel, given Bristol her own bodyguard, and are even using bomb-sniffing dogs.
And the Winner of ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Is....  After an eventful finale where Kyle Massey, Bristol Palin and Jennifer Grey gave it their all, it became obvious that any one of them could win the Mirror Ball trophy.  Who was crowned the ‘Dancing With The Stars’ winner for Season 11.  (Spoiler alert!)
Discussion: TV Squad, X17 Online and Reuters
Dane Cook Flashes His Taylor Swift Tattoo  —  Dane Cook had a special surprise for Taylor Swift during their appearance on ‘The Tonight Show’ with Jay Leno on Monday night.  The comedian took off his shirt, revealing a tattoo of Swift's face on his chest, and began to serenade the country singer.
Discussion: and Hollywood Dame
Sara Hammel /
Jessica Simpson: ‘No Babies Yet’ for Her and Eric Johnson  —  Jessica Simpson is in planning mode - for a wedding, not a baby.  —  “There are no babies yet,” the star, who recently got engaged to Eric Johnson, told Access Hollywood Live on Tuesday.  “But I definitely see myself having a family with him …
Access Hollywood:
Jessica Talks Engagement, Wedding & Baby Plans
Discussion: Cele|bitchy and PopEater
Sarah Palin Blasted for Halibut ‘Snuff Film’  —  Sarah Palin thought it was “weird” when she held the beating heart of a halibut in the palm of her hand on her reality show this weekend — now an animal rights group is calling the episode a “snuff film.”  —  Sarah and Bristol were featured …
Discussion: TheFABlife
James Hibberd / Hollywood Reporter:
'Sarah Palin's Alaska' Ratings Plummet
Chrisa / RADAR:
EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Teen Mom Amber Portwood's Baby Now A Ward Of The State  —  Teen Mom star Amber Portwood's daughter is now a ward of the state of Indiana, has learned exclusively.  —  It's a dramatic development in the ongoing saga of the MTV star, whose troubled life has played out on national TV.
Charlie Sheen — The $20,000 Flirty Text Messages  —  TMZ has obtained a series of text messages between Charlie Sheen and Capri Anderson, sent just hours after The Plaza Hotel incident — in which Charlie is still flirting with her in a big way as he offers her $20,000.
Chrisa / RADAR:
EXCLUSIVE: Charlie Sheen's Porn Star ‘Refrains’ From Suing Him Now, Says Her Lawyer
Celebuzz Latest Stories:
Mash-Up: Miley Cyrus Says ‘Awesome’ and ‘Pretty Cool’ a Lot (VIDEO)  —  With today being Miley Cyrus' 18th birthday, it only felt right to give her — and the Miley-loving world — a gift on this momentous occasion.  After seeing the brilliance that is SNL's ‘The Miley Cyrus Show’ skit …
Ted Casablanca / E! Online:
Caught! Miley Cyrus Stressed-Out and Smoking Up a Storm!
Kookee / The H8terade Blog, The Meanest Celebrity Blog:
Chris Brown Caught in The ACT  —  Rumors have been swirling around.  And after a request, we are re-showing what is allegedly Chris Brown getting dressed in a cheap hotel with another man.  According to reports, this pic was snapped after some type of sex party or threesome where one other woman was present.
Anthony McCartney / Associated Press:
Judge blocks use of Adrien Brody's image in film  —  LOS ANGELES - A federal judge has blocked the makers of a thriller film starring Adrien Brody from using the Oscar-winning actor's likeness until he is fully paid for his role.  —  U.S. District Judge Dale S. Fischer issued a ruling Monday blocking …
George Lopez' Wife Files For Divorce  —  George Lopez' wife has filed for divorce ... TMZ has learned.  —  TMZ first reported the couple's intention to call it quits.  Now Ann Lopez has filed legal docs to make it official.  —  According to the divorce petition, filed today in L …
Discussion: PopEater and earsucker
Re-release of Christina Aguilera's ‘Bionic’ Is Pure Speculation  —  Despite a quote from RCA Records vice president saying they would remarket the underperforming album, a rep of the label denied there is such plan.  —  It was reported that RCA Records is making use of the press attention …
Fox's ‘Glee’ courting Katie Couric for Super Bowl Episode  —  EXCLUSIVE: Being a high-profile Glee fan has its perks.  The Fox phenom is in talks with CBS Evening News anchor (and self-proclaimed Gleek) Katie Couric to make a cameo in the show's post-Super Bowl episode on Feb. 6.
Discussion: Just Jared and New York Magazine
Sara Hammel /
Pink Can't Wait to Take Her Baby on the Road  —  Pink is pregnant with her first child - but that doesn't mean she plans to slow down her music career.  —  “As soon as the baby can say ‘Mama,’ I'm going on the road,” the musician told the AP in a new interview.
Rob Shuter / PopEater:
Eva Longoria Regrets Not Dumping Tony Parker the First Time He Cheated  —  Friends of Eva Longoria tell me everyone's favorite ‘Desperate Housewife’ is devastated about her split from Tony Parker, her husband of three years — but her biggest regret is that she didn't leave him sooner.
Christo Varghese / PopEater:
Mila Kunis Talks Dangerous ‘Black Swan’ Weight Loss  —  Doing the publicity rounds for ‘Black Swan,’ Mila Kunis reveals she went on a binge eating spree after months of strict dieting for the film.  —  The actress went on a punishing diet and exercise regime that sent her weight plummeting to 98 pounds to play the part of a ballerina.
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