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12:40 PM ET, November 24, 2010


 Top News:
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
Lesley Messer /
Jessica Simpson Having a Vegan-Friendly Thanksgiving  —  This Thanksgiving will be full of firsts for Jessica Simpson: her first with fiancé Eric Johnson, her first in New York, and her first with a tofu turkey.  —  “After getting out of the NFL, [Eric] went to this healer and is very healthy …
Us Weekly:
Kanye West Slams Taylor Swift Again  —  Kanye West is still angry at Taylor Swift.  —  At a surprise performance of his acclaimed new album at NYC's Bowery Ballroom around 1 a.m. Wednesday, West, 33, launched another attack against the country star, 20, whom he famously ambushed at the 2009 Video Music Awards.
Logan Hill / New York Magazine:
Kanye West Attacks Taylor Swift, Defends George Bush in Brilliant …
Dane Cook Flashes His Taylor Swift Tattoo
Discussion: and Hollywood Dame
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.
Christo Varghese / PopEater:
‘Teen Mom’ Amber Portwood's Baby Now a Ward of State
Doug / RADAR:
EXCLUSIVE: Gosselin Kids ‘Doing A Lot Better’ Following ‘Expulsion’ From School  —  Jon and Kate Gosselin's kids Collin and Alexis are “doing a lot better” after they were surprisingly expelled from their private school recently, can exclusively reveal.
Lisa Hirsch / ETonline:
Kate Gosselin on the Record: Were Her Kids Expelled?  —  ET's new “Skating with the Stars” correspondent Kate Gosselin goes on the record with Mary Hart, responding to rumors that two of her eight children were expelled from school.  —  Mary asks Kate if the children were expelled and Kate answers …
Discussion: Cele|bitchy
Rob Shuter / PopEater:
Angelina Jolie Refuses to Celebrate Thanksgiving, Feels It's a ‘Story of Murder’  —  While everyone is preparing to give thanks tomorrow, one of America's most famous families, the Jolie-Pitts, have decided to sit this Thanksgiving out.  —  “Angelina Jolie hates this holiday and wants no part …
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: omg!, TV Squad and X17 Online
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.
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.
‘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 …
NY Daily News:
Sword-swinging ‘Ugly Betty’ …
Daily Mail:
Whoops!  Paris Hilton's leggings turn sheer under the photographers' flashbulbs... and reveal a bit too much  —  She's been famous since birth, so Paris Hilton should really have got the hang of dressing for photographers now.  —  But the 29-year-old socialite appeared to have forgotten …
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.
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, Bossip and earsucker
Surveillance Video of Murdered Publicist  —  TMZ has obtained a private investigator's surveillance video of murdered publicist Ronni Chasen driving a mystery Mercedes, and the video was shot just weeks before she was gunned down in Beverly Hills.  —  The video shows Chasen leaving …
Mfine / Hollywood and Fine Reviews:
‘Burlesque’: It's ‘Showgirls’ bad  —  It's been a while since I've seen a stinker as obvious as “Burlesque.”  As a colleague and I noted afterward, it made us long for something as coherent and restrained as “Showgirls.”  Or “Glitter.”  —  Not that there's all that much difference.
Us Weekly:
Rihanna: I “Could Be” Pregnant By Next Year  —  Is Rihanna ready for a mini-me?  —  In the December issue of Interview, the 22-year-old “What's My Name” singer hints that motherhood may soon be on the horizon.  —  “I don't really plan on the age.  It could be a year from now.  It could be 10 years from now.
Purple People Eater / Bauer-Griffin:
A-Rod and Cameron Diaz Couple Up!  —  Yankee Alex Rodriguez and Cameron Diaz took their love tangle afloat!  —  This afternoon, a bikini-ed Cameron and A-Rod shared an affectionate sunbathing session aboard the deck of a boat in Miami, Florida.  —  EXCLUSIVE photos by KADENA PIX
Lydia / earsucker:
Video: Adam Lambert smokes pot on stage  —  Adam Lambert performed Jimi Hendrix's song, Purple Haze in Amsterdam on Saturday.  During his performance, he kissed a guy, grabbed his crotch and proceeded to smoke a joint on stage.  Afterward, he stuck his microphone in his mouth!  —  Check out the video, below:
Doug / RADAR:
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: ‘Eddie Munster’ Relapses & Nearly Overdoses On Drugs, Says Agent  —  The former child star who played Eddie Munster on the 1960's TV sitcom The Munsters checked himself out of a New Jersey rehab facility, but nearly overdosed days later, has exclusively learned.
Discussion: PopEater and Gone Hollywood
Oh No They Didn't!:
JWOWW Moving to L.A., Jersey Weeps  —  It looks like JWOWW is over New Jersey winters.  The Jersey Shore star is reportedly following in The Situation's footsteps and moving out to Los Angeles to pursue her career.  Sources say she's received “lots of offers for modeling contracts and endorsements” …
Discussion: Celebrity Dirty Laundry and RADAR
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