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Rihanna Lays Down The Law On Chris

Despite being 50, it’s clear that Madonna is still totally kickstarting trends. One of the biggest “whaaa?” stories that emerged in the wake of her divorce from Guy Ritchie was The List. Yes, that list of rules that he had to abide by while looking after their kids, namely making sure they didn’t have any fun by not watching TV, only drinking Kaballah water and reading Mummy’s English Rose stories. Now the Madonna for our times, Rihanna, has issued her fiancé friend Chris Brown with a list of similar bossy demands for while he’s off on tour.

“She has banned female members of his entourage from being alone with him in his room and said no girls can be there past midnight,” reports the London Paper, as well as insisting he doesn’t dance with any girls in clubs.

Apparently, Rihanna’s set to come back to the UK in time for Chris’s gig this Sunday, just to check up on him, you know. OK, we get it. Ladies, step away from The Chris Brown. His friend doesn’t like it. [Photo: Splash News Online]

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Britney Looks Much Hotter At Wedding That’s Not Her Own

Why do we always forgive Britney Spears for everything? A comeback that’s clearly not 100% sensible — witness her far-from-slick performance on the X-Factor and her worrying mental state in docu Britney: For The Record — means the shine has come off New Britney for us recently. But that’s all been forgotten now that we’ve seen these super-cute pictures of Brit and her even more adorable sons at her brother Brian’s wedding. We can barely gather our breath for squeaking “AWWWWW” at Sean Preston’s (or is it Jayden James’? We can never be quite sure) baby tuxedo, and that’s even before we’ve checked out Britney’s stunning dress. Black, sexy without being slutty, and showing off her new gym-honed bod means she looks the business.

It’s just such a shame that in the Spears family wedding albums, Britney’s outfits at her own previous two weddings (#1 Cut off shorts, baseball cap, drunk look, #2 short-shorts as part of her wedding outfit, “Pimps and Maids” velour tracksuits for the wedding party) just don’t come up to scratch in the same way. [Photo: BritneySpears.com]

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Does Mel B Have Something To Tell Us?

Really, does she? The Spice Girl is back in her UK homeland at the moment, and she’s prancing around the country promoting, oh something or other. We can’t remember what. We wish someone would tell us just WHY she’s over here at the moment. Oh well. Maybe it’ll come back to us soon. [Photo: Splash News Online]

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Critics’ Choice: Slumdog Scoops Up 5 Awards

The 14th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards, often a harbinger for the Oscars, gave Danny Boyle‘s Slumdog Millionaire best picture, best director, best writer, best composer and best young actor. Sean Penn (Milk) won best actor and best actress was divided between Meryl Streep (Doubt) and Anne Hathaway (Rachel Getting Married).

While Hathaway’s acceptance speech was poignant, the most wringing moment of the night (as evidenced by Angelina Jolie‘s teary eyes) came when Heath Ledger won a posthumous best supporting actor award for his role as The Joker in The Dark Knight.

See the full winners list at the 2009 Critics’ Choice Awards website, and check out red carpet photos of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, Marisa Tomei, Josh Brolin, Mickey Rourke, Kate Beckinsale and many others.

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2009 Celebrity Apprentice Cast Announced

Donald Trump has corralled another batch of retired athletes, aging singers, aging comedians, hotties and Sandra Bullock‘s husband to take his abuse on the new season of Celebrity Apprentice, starting in March. Check out the gallery to see which stars want to roll with Donnie T this year.

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9 Forgotten 90210 Stars Who Belong Back In Beverly Hills

Donna Martin is finally graduating – to the next generation. Tori Spelling is set to revive her role on the remake of her late father’s hit show – 90210. The mom of two is the third former cast member to return to the infamous zip code – Jennie Garth and Shannen Doherty have already done stints on the show. As if that wasn’t enough, Jason Priestley is lined up to direct Tori’s episode. Reunion!

As much as we were into Donna Martin’s mini-dresses and virginity, we can think of ten other 90210 alums we’d rather see return to West Beverly Hills High School. Sure some of them might have shot themselves accidentally or been murdered by mobsters, but we can dream, right? After all, this is 90210 – if the Walshes can make it here, anything is possible.

Click below for our top ten!  [Photo: WireImage]

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Citizen Scandal: School Bus Driver Had Child Hide Her Booze

Debbie Braunstadter was on her way to pick up kids at Riverside Elementary School in Billings, Montana when she realized she forgot something: her booze. Naturally, she drove to a liquor store to buy some miniature bottles. Just as naturally, someone called the police and said a school bus was parked outside a liquor store.

By the time police stopped Braunstadter, she had picked up students and already begun making stops. Thinking fast, she gave the bottles to an apparently trustworthy child. Sadly (for her), the ruse was unsuccessful. School administrators suspended the 20-year veteran, but she resigned before they could fire her. Moral of the story: kids can’t be trusted with anything.

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Gossip Break: Lindsay’s Lonely

  • High school pics of Verne Troyer? Yes, please!  [DListed]
  • Being a working mother is taking a toll on Katie Holmes. Perhaps it’s time to get a manny?  [Seriously?OMG!]
  • The guy who created Barbie was obsessed with sex. Weird, you think he would have given them some genitals.  [Buzzfeed]
  • Pick Katy Perry‘s next boyfriend (no, it can’t be you).  [MTVBuzzworthy]
  • Jamie-Lynn Spears is getting married. Britney can be the Nut of Honor!  [I'mNotObsessed]
  • Jett Travolta will be buried today near the family’s home in Ocala, Florida.  [Hollyscoop]
  • There is something oddly pleasing about this picture of Ryan Seacrest and Simon Cowell on jet skis together.  [Jezebel]
  • Lindsay Lohan spotted shopping without Sam Ronson. It’s soooo over!  [ICYDK]

[Photo: Splash News Online]

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Afternoon Snack: Shocker! Dog-Crazy Lady Is Single!

We know what you’re thinking – surely some lucky guy has snatched up this fine, spotted, piece of arse, right? Wrong! So all you lonely men folk out there, meet Karen Ferrier, a 44-year-old British beauty who is obsessed with dalmatians, obviously. Karen’s been collecting this crap for 17 years, but is getting rid of it all after splitting with her husband and moving out of their house. The secretary even painted her car with spots – all done as a tribute to her dead dog Ditto. What is her ex-husband thinking, letting this lady – and her passion for puppy spots – go? [Photo: Splash News Online]