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Matt Insults Regular People By Not Flaunting His Wealth

It’s always such a slap in the face when dudes like Matthew McConaughey (seen above this week in Malibu) are rich, because all they want to do is skateboard with a stick, live in a trailer, roam around barefoot and have sex after a day of surfing and chowing down tofu-dogs. He could work as a temp or rob a bank and live a happy existence. We’ve seen Point Break, we know how this life works. But what about the rest of us who actually want to drive Escalades and eat off of diamond-encrusted plates while grinding with Khloe Kardashian? It just doesn’t seem fair, ya know? [Photo: Splash News Online]


EXCLUSIVE: Move Over Angelina Jolie: Girl Auctioning Her Virginity Is Turning Humanitarian

Natalie Dylan, the 22-year-old San Diego woman, is not only going to be swimming in hundred dollar bills from the multi-million dollar sale of her virginity, but in a unique twist has decided to use her status as the world’s most famous virgin to help others who are less fortunate. Natalie is auctioning off her virginity to the highest bidder, will likely become a charity spokesperson.

Natalie tells Scandalist she has been approached by several charities who work to promote women’s rights to be a spokesperson on their behalf. “It’s really an honor,” Natalie says of being approached to help organizations who assist women in need. “One helps women forced into prostitution and another helps women who have suffered genital mutilation,” she says.

Having Natalie on their team can certainly help bring attention to their cause – and Natalie hopes the attention will be largely positive. Natalie put her virginity up for sale last year with the help of Moonlite Bunny Ranch owner Dennis Hof, and her story quickly became a media favorite. She soon was flying all over the country to sit down with Tyra Banks on her talk show, and do tons of print, radio, and television interviews.

The bids for Natalie’s virginity quickly reached $3.8 million – and the payout won’t stop there. Natalie has been flooded with book and movie offers and even a reality TV show. In addition, several large corporations have approached her regarding being a company spokesperson.

As for the auction, the highest bidder won’t necessarily win. “She wants to be comfortable. There are a few people she likes. She has been talking on the phone and emailing with several men,” Dennis tells Scandalist.

One man in particular appears to be a top contender. Natalie tells Scandalist that she has been corresponding most often with a 39-year-old Australian real estate heir, who she declines to name.

Although she is searching for someone who she clicks with, Natalie insists this will only be a one night stand. “I prefer to meet someone organically. I wouldn’t want to meet someone (to date) that way,” she tells Scandalist.

While handling her virginity auction, writing her book, and fielding countless offers, Natalie has actually kept her regular job at a company she refuses to name. Her boss has no qualms about her controversial auction and in fact is extremely supportive. “He admires my gumption and creative marketing,” Natalie tells Scandalist.

The end date for the auction is still open-ended as Natalie has no intention to “prematurely end something that could be so lucrative.”

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Cops’ Case Against Chris Brown Is “Kinda Weak”

More details are popping up surrounding Chris Brown and Rihanna‘s Sunday night slug-fest, and cops are now saying they may have a “kinda weak” case. The fight between the two clean cut pop stars erupted after Chris received a bootycall text message (not from Keshia Chante, apparently). Chris starting hitting RiRi during their fight, and she then faked a phone call to a friend, requesting that police be present when Chris dropped her off at home.

This set Chris off even more, and he apparently dropped a threat along the lines of “You are really f*cked up now. I’m going to kill you.” He then began pummeling the singer, who somehow managed to grab his keys out of the ignition and toss them out the window.

But the worst of the latest news to leak is that Rihanna told cops that this was not their first altercation; Chris has apparently been violent with her before. And though the D.A. is still investigating the case to decide how to prosecute (hence, the fact that it may be “weak”), it looks like it’s Brown who is “really f*cked up now.”  [TMZ. Photo: WireImage]


American Idol, Done By Muppets

It’s a shame that Tatiana Del Toro isn’t free to blog about haters anymore, as we’d love to see her reaction to this video. Someone took the audio from Del Toro’s audition and Hollywood week performances and replaced the video with classic Miss Piggy scenes from The Muppet Show. We have to question whether Sam The Eagle is the correct choice to play proud Englishman Simon Cowell, but the idea of Kermit as Ryan Seacrest is so great that we’re going to be disappointed when the Idol host doesn’t fling his arms and scream “YAAAY!” before each contestant next week.


Idol Replacement Felicia Barton: “There’s Nothing Fake About Me”

Once Fox belatedly realized just how plant-tastic “unemployed” Joanna Pacitti came off, a Hollywood week loser had to replace her in the Top 36. That lucky lady is Felicia Barton, a 26-year-old “bar singer/mom” from Virginia Beach who’s deleted her self-released video, “Fall For You,” from the web in anticipation of her second chance. “There’s nothing fake about me,” says Barton. “I love being who I am.” Well, that’s refreshing.

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Gossip Break: Can We All Quit The Internet Now?

  • If this is the greatest viral video ever, can we all turn off our computers and go back to reading books?  [DListed]
  • Nicolette Sheridan is Desperate no more.  [Seriously?OMG!]
  • OMG, finally! Video footage of a real, live, dead ghost!  [Buzzfeed]
  • Why is Justin Timberlake distancing himself from his NYC restaurant, Southern Hospitality?  [PopSugar]
  • Lindsay Lohan continues shopping her life away with girlfriend Sam Ronson.  [PITNB]
  • Wow. Some misogynistic idiot actually made “Rihanna Deserved It” t-shirts. Thankfully the site’s been taken down.  [Jezebel]
  • Depending on what rumor you believe, Kate Moss is either drunk or pregnant. [CelebSlam]
  • If Sirius goes bankrupt, where will that leave Howard Stern?  [Jossip]


SPOTTED: February

Today’s Spotted features a red hot Hollywood couple and a Red Hot Chili Pepper. See who Scandalist spotted and contribute your own celebrity sightings by e-mailing us here.

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Tatiana Del Toro On Haters: “These People Called Me Satan!”

Don’t celebrities realize that the second you post a rant on your blog, someone has copied it? If you want to vent without consequence, buy a diary! To be fair, American Idol contestant Tatiana Del Toro isn’t quite a celebrity yet. But thanks to the judges’ apparent fear that she’ll explode if they cut her from the show, she may well become one. With the show reveling in her every freak-out, Del Toro took to her blog last week to call out her Hollywood week haters.

so in response to all the judgment as in…I am a drama queen, crazy, fake. Honestly, I don’t think anyone can imagine the kind of hurt people were trying to inflict on me during the taping of hollywood week and how long it went on and how intesne and relentless it was.

Seriously that was ten minutes of DAYS HOURS OF PEOPLE HUMILIATING ME AND STABBING ME. Alot of people were ganging up on me…calling me hurtful sick names, speaking ill of me, and overall attempting to ruin my career that I have been working on for 24 years since I have been born.

Reminder, most of these people have never performed, nor cared about performing or entertainment before vs this is my life and again I don’t think anyone can Imagine the kind of hurt I have faced in this industry as a woman.I have been trying to break into this industry as an independent artist for over a decade vs people who thought… “Maybe Ill try out for American Idol and sing and whatever who knows!!” Its not…”who knows??” for me… It’s what I live for.

She also reveals that her parents taught her to “fetch for herself,” and that she has endured “countless tragedies, natural disasters, deaths and violent crimes in my personal life and injustices and prejudices as a woman and as a Latina in this industry.”

It has been a painful and devastating process getting to where I am, and the thought that all that I have worked for could be blown and I could get cut and be the laughing stock of national television because of some people I just met, insulting me, blaming me for their own lack of talent and drive, sitting around moping and complaining and pointing fingers and wasting time, drove me to my melting point after HOURS/DAYS of trying to pull everything together with a smile on my face…These people called me “Satan” yelled at me and blamed me for things that never happened ALL ON NATIONAL TELEVISION. It was humiliating.

The post has been deleted, and last night Del Toro made it into the Top 36. Fans of hysterical laughter should be very excited.

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Kate Hudson On A Stripper Pole Is Still Annoying

How we long for the days of Almost Famous, before Kate Hudson ruined her image with duds like “You, Me And Dupree,” “My Best Friend’s Girl,” and Owen Wilson. She’s our generation’s Sandra Bullock – that pretty girl who lays on the sap and the smile, teases us by alluding to some elusive, raunchy sex life, and somehow sucks us in to see her cheesy romantic comedy. We’re not havin’ it anymore.

Thus the news that Hudson had a stripper pole installed in her bathroom was no surprise. Pseudo-kinkiness aside, it’s straight up annoying that she has enough room in her bathroom to fit a stripper pole. A Hudson insider, probably her son Ryder, says, “She’s so proud of it. She was laughing and giddy like a kid when the thing was installed! She holds on with both her arms and flips her legs into the air. It’s kind of amazing and totally sexy.”  [Photo: GettyImages]


Birth Dating: Who’s Older? Ed Lover Or Arsenio Hall?

Twenty years ago, Ed Lover and partner Dr. Dre were the daytime hosts of Yo! MTV Raps, while Arsenio Hall was kicking off his late night talk show. Both hits were off the air by the mid-90′s, but the stars continue to host radio and TV programs today. Hall and Lover were both born on February 12th. Click on the photo to find out who’s older.

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