Remember all that Alex Rodriguez drama from this summer, when his wife dumped him and blamed Madonna for their split? Well it turns out she may have been on to something. Now that Madonna’s divorce with Guy Ritchie is out in the open, spies who flock around the abtastic pop star are revealing that she and A-Rod are “definitely romantic.” Apparently Guy and Madge have been over for a while, and A-Rod is just her really hot, really rich rebound. And – how cute – he misses her beautiful, botoxed face! “Alex has really missed spending time with Madonna,” says a spy. “However, he understands the position Madonna’s in.” At least he can spend his alone time brushing up on his Kaballah skills.
Meanwhile, Guy is totally over the whole thing, and reportedly doesn’t want a pound of Madonna’s millions. And he – gasp! – hated Kaballah the whole time he was married to the red string bracelet queen. Sounds like he and Katie Holmes should get coffee and swap stories. [Photo: WireImage]
We reported a couple of weeks back that Kate Moss had “vowed” (in that British-tabloid-speak) to give up her hardcore partying in order to make her relationship with The Kills guitarist Jamie Hince work out. And no sooner had we spoken, than the new pretender to her Caner Crown stepped up to the plate! We give you Kirsten Dunst, enjoying a night out at LA spot La Poubelle. Truly, Kate would be proud at her commitment to the partying cause, even to the point of having an unlit cigarette dangling from her lips.
Actually, we don’t know why we didn’t spot this similarity before. They both work that dishevelled, sexy, dirty-blonde look, both date rock boys and er, both have names beginning with K! They’re sisters in spirit, innit. [The Sun; Photo: X-17 Online]
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Mel B definitely has one of the fiercest bodies going these days, but we have to question the way she showed it off on the red carpet last night at the MOBO (Music Of Black Origin) awards in London. Spice Mama Mel was over in London to host the show, and rocked up looking like a cross between Grace Jones and Kylie Minogue in the Can’t Get You Out Of My Head video with a hooded dress. (Later, she moved the hood down to over her shoulders, which leads us to think her stylist was frantically shouting, “Mel! Mel! It’s not supposed to go over your head!” at her from the crowds).
Throughout the show — which saw British star Estelle pick up two awards and Leona Lewis get booed for not turning up at all Mel changed into a few different outfits, channelling at various points, Britney Spears in the Oops I Did It Again era, and someone wearing a cat on their head.
But it was all in vain for poor Mel. Because the real deal was there, showing you just how to wear a hood, a mask and still look scary/cool at the same time. We give you Grace Jones. May she never change. [Photos: Getty Images]
When David Duchovny checked himself into sex rehab a few months ago, the world giggled to itself (sex rehab! How very 90′s-Michael-Douglas-esque!) and then felt a bit sorry for Téa Leoni. We assumed she’d been putting up with David’s bad-boy behaviour for some time, but the crushing silence from her side of the fence should have told us something was up. Come on, she’s a celebrity, she could have worked the “My Marriage Hell With Shagger David” angle a bit more, no? As it turns out, the couple have not only split up, but Téa’s been receiving “explicit text messages” on her phone from none other than Billy Bob Thornton. Yes the five-time married movie star and one-time blood vial sharer with Angelina Jolie is now in the mix!
Apparently, Téa’s been spotted at Billy’s gigs, and “even helps him load and unload his truck.” Acting as a groupie-cum-roadie – now that’s LOVE.
Meanwhile, a spokesperson for Téa confirmed her breakup with David, saying: “Yes, they have separated. She is living on her own with the children in New York, but we did not want to announce it for the sake of the children until after David had received treatment for his problems.”
To be honest, we don’t blame her. David Duchovny or Billy Bob Thornton? Ever since he worked that Stetson and teeth look in Intolerable Cruelty, we so would. Go for it, Téa! [Daily Mail; Photos: Getty Images; AFP]
While this anecdote, told by VP nominee Joe Biden, probably won’t have much of an effect on the election, it’s still the kind of story one usually doesn’t tell at a campaign rally. For some reason, Biden regaled Athens, Ohio today with an erotic memory of the time he came to Ohio University with the University of Delaware football team.
Now I made a little mistake here that day, I made a little mistake. I wandered in, I met this lovely group of Ohio University…students. And uh, without knowing it, I shouldn’t admit this on national television because it’ll reveal that I’m over 60, but I thought that we were gonna go get something to eat. What’s that street you have down there, all you guys? See, I…and so I just said to young, two young women I had met, said well why don’t you…we’ll be right back, I said well I’ll come with you, and they said okay, and I walked into their dormitory and was immediately accosted by a cop who arrested me because back in those days men were not allowed in women’s dormitories.
But I promise you I never breached the first floor and it was only a temporary detention. But that’s what I most remember about Athens. So folks look, it’s good to be back here.
Aww, the townspeople must have been touched to learn that the Senator still recalls when he almost bagged two of their young women at once. That’s not awkward in the slightest.
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A couple in suburban Chicago was given a parking ticket for $9.5 million. Want to guess why? Answer after the jump!
A) A meter maid recognized that the car belonged to Bill Ayers.
B) A meter maid recognized that the car belonged to Lou Piniella.
C) The “ticket” was actually a scrawled message from Kanye West (“I HATE YOU!!! LOOK AT MY AWESOME CAR!!! YOU KNOW I HAVE PLACES TO BE!!! YOU OWE ME $9.5 MILLION DOLLARS!!!”), left after they double parked in front of his Mercedes-Benz.
D) Computer error.
Singer. Actor. Dancer. Golfer. The annual Las Vegas PGA Tour event has been re-named the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals For Children Open, in honor of its host, Justin Timberlake. Timberlake, who has been golfing for less than a decade, impressed many this summer by hitting a 98 at Torrey—83 in practice rounds—after Tiger Woods said a low-handicapper couldn’t crack 100 on the course.
The Open’s celebrity tournament is being held today, with Timberlake playing alongside John O’Hurley, Josh Kelly, Amanda Beard, George Lopez, Josh Duhamel and fellow N’Syncerator Chris Fitzpatrick. Ellen DeGeneres didn’t compete, but took some practice swings while clowning for the cameras.
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What sister act was partying at Teddy’s inside the Roosevelt Hotel and singing along to Britney Spears‘ hit “Womanizer”?
Hugh Hefner‘s ex-girlfriend Holly Madison sat down for an interview with In Touch magazine this week, and reveals that Hef wanted her to pretend to still be his girlfriend for the sake of their hit reality show Girls Next Door, but she could not stand to live a lie. “The only way I could be happy is if we’d turned our relationship into something more traditional,” Holly says. After several failed attempts to have children, Holly said, “I realized that I had to be honest with Hef and break it off.” And how did Hef feel about that?