But we thought it was going to last forever! Geri Halliwell has split from her Italian fiancé of three months, proving that celebrities are biologically incapable of going through life’s events at a normal speed. In the time it would have taken “civilians” to think about maybe bringing loverboy back to meet mom and dad, Geri has met Fabrizio Politi, accepted a proposal, wheeled him out around London’s swankiest restaurants with her daughter Bluebell, released a press statement about their engagement and then when the attention slipped for a few weeks when the love finally died, called it a day.
“She loved being in a relationship but decided that all she needs is her daughter Bluebell to keep her happy. Fabrizio is upset but totally respects Geri’s wishes. Her friends are not surprised — Geri has a track record for getting cold feet,” reports The Sun. They make it sound all so ordinary, no? Although we have to confess we’re a little disappointed — we were already rubbing our hands in glee at the thought of the OK! wedding cover (Geri’s Magical Day!) and the “why I left him” mea culpa (Geri: I Had To Be True To Myself). Never mind. Next! [Photo: Splash News Online]
Her life might suck without you, but that doesn’t mean she’s in love. On the eve of Kelly Clarkson‘s return to American Idol (she’ll perform tomorrow along with Kanye West), the singer toldBritish Cosmopolitan that cheating exes and her parents’ divorce has left her more than a little cynical about potential mates. “I’ve never been in love. I want to be so badly—I’m a hopeless romantic, but I haven’t been there yet. [One ex dated me] because he wanted to be famous. Oh, and he also had [another] girlfriend the entire time we were together.”
Even the good dates haven’t been good enough. “If I found a guy who could handle my job, that would be cool,” she told USA Today. “But I’ve dated a couple of guys who were awesome, and the celebrity part of my life and the traveling part are hard to get around. You never get to see each other, especially if you’re both musicians.” Plus her biological clock hasn’t even begun to tick. “Oh, my God, I have no desire [to have kids]. I would not be a good mother.” Someone remind her that she’s only 26! Plenty of time to meet a good guy—and a couple more bad ones.
We’re obsessed with this (probably false) story about the Cruises planning the ultimate American family vacation. Apparently the stylish gang of Scientologists are heading out on a cross-country camping trip, in an attempt to “do things as a normal family.”
Sadly, nothing about their outdoor adventure will be normal. Though Katie has claimed that they “love going camping,” she goes on to gush about the gourmet meals Tommy makes while huddled around the campfire. “Once when we were camping Tom made his pasta carbonara for me. He knows exactly how to do it. A pinch of this, a pinch of that. He has a recipe, but he also kind of improvises by himself. You have to do the egg at a certain time.”
Even worse, the Cruises will have their Scientology goons surrounding them the whole time, so no one can infiltrate their inner circle. “They’ll be accompanied by a friend from the church of Scientology, as Tom never likes to be too far away from his religion,” said a source. “They will also have security camped down the road to keep any unwelcome people at bay.”
Yup, there’s nothing like getting in touch with the great outdoors while never escaping the confines of your crazy life! [Photo: GettyImages]
The fabulous Jewish holiday Purim is today! It commemorates a joyous time when the Jewish people in Persia were saved from being slaughtered. Purim is one of the most fun holidays in the Jewish calendar, so we compiled a list of the hottest Jewish celebrities — from Natalie Portman (#1) to Jamie-Lynn Sigler (#15) to Winona Ryder (#30). Their sexiness will surely make you smile! L’Chaim!
Several employees of a home for the mentally disabled in Texas have been suspended after it was discovered that patients were being forced into a violent “fight club.” “Workers were staging fight clubs with the residents for their own entertainment. It’s child abuse — some of the worst I’ve seen in over 30 years,” said Corpus Christi Police Captain Tim Wilson. “I’ve heard of isolated incidents before, but what’s most appalling is that it’s obvious this is organized.”
The fights allegedly took place during the “graveyard shift” at Corpus Christi State School between 2007 and 2008. Staff would shove male patients at each other and goad them into punching and kicking each other. Eleven employees were identified in video footage found on a cellphone found lying in the road in front of a hospital. Charges are expected shortly.
Last night we popped our Dancing With The Stars cherry, and we’re glad we waited and saved ourselves for Apple billionaire Steve Wozniak and his boa-filled cha-cha-cha. Please America, don’t vote the Woz man off – he is the Obama of vapid reality TV. Yes he can (dance terribly)! Other highlights included:
Lil Kim (aka “black Barbie”) and her nicely refined face. It seems her plastic surgery has finally settled into her skin. Dare we say she looked good?
Denise Richards‘ crying. Because, you know, we love seeing crazy, washed up actresses suffer.
Steve-O 2.0 - We want the former Jackass to win it all, just because he’s a year sober, which is awesome in and of itself. He should totally fall in love with his dancing partner too, just to really solidify his new, g-rated image.
Jewel‘s husband – Ho.Ly.Crap. We didn’t realize robots could ride in the rodeo, but Ty Murray has proven us wrong. Look for him to multiply and take over the earth the second he’s kicked off the show.
We’ve got pics of the DWTS cast before they hit the stage below. Lil Kim in a robe? Yes please!
Britney Spears is taking a little break from her tour to rest up in the Miami sun, and she brought her precious sons along to fetch her daiquiris and sweet potato fries. Check out the pics below to ogle at her bod and her babes. It’s too bad she’s too busy getting skin cancer to notice them roaming around on the edge of the pool. [Photo: Splash News Online]
TMZ reports that the woman who sent Chris Brown the three-page text that sparked his violent argument with Rihanna was his manager, Tina Davis. The detective’s affadavit on the case referred to the texter as “a woman who Brown had a previous sexual relationship with.” In 2007, Brown and Davis denied rumors of a two-year affair between the pair, who are 20 years apart in age.
Chris Brown and his manager, Tina Davis have a strictly professional relationship. Ms. Davis has been instrumental in helping Chris achieve success as a multi-talented singer/dancer/actor. Rumors that the relationship goes beyond a working one, are not only patently false; they diminish her efforts and his undeniable talents.
The alleged text has been described as a “booty call” that provoked Rihanna to slap Brown. Neither Brown nor Davis has responded to the accusation.