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RiRi And Chris Might Have A Sex Tape

How much mileage can tabloids get out of Rihanna and Chris Brown? That’s the question we’re left asking after digesting this little tidbit from Star Magazine, which claims that Chris and Ri are hiding a sex tape. According to the rag, the singer let Brown record her in some compromising positions, and is now fearful that he’ll let the video leak.

“Rihanna has no issues with her sexuality,” reveals an insider. “But she’d be mortified if her friends and family found this out!” Um, so why are you opening your mouth, anonymous source?

We get that this sex tape rumor keeps a popular and controversial story alive, but aren’t we all about to overdose on Rihanna madness? Let’s all harp on alleged cheater LeAnn Rimes for a few seconds and give Ri a much-needed break.  [Photo: FilmMagic]

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Fake Anoop Seeks Naked Girls On Facebook

While fake celeb accounts are common on social networks, this takes the con to a whole ‘nother level. According to Anoop’s P.R. team, someone set up a Facebook account for Anoop Desai so they could score naked photos of fans. Mj’s Blog received a warning about the hoax yesterday.

Someone pretending to be Anoop on facebook started an account, and is chatting with girls and asking them to show themselves on web cams. This is unacceptable! Please warn people that Anoop is NOT on facebook and that the impersonator should be reported. Thanks!

Anoop might be lonely trapped in the Idol mansion, but he’s not that lonely.

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Russell Brand: Shagging Round The World

He’s always been known for his swordsman-like ways, but Russell Brand seems to be going for some sort of world record these days. Currently tearing up Australia with his stand-up show, the dandy highwayman was papped outside his hotel balcony wearing a revolting pair of white underpants, a shit-eating grin, and a gorgeous “mystery lady.” She doesn’t look like any of the girls Russ was snapped with at his gig afterparty above or the girl he scored a kiss from below, but that’s not to say he hasn’t worked his way through these honeys too. Seriously, underestimate this man at your peril. Sheer number of women hold no fear for him. [Photo: Splash News Online]

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Marc Jacobs Is Engaged

Marc Jacobs and his Brazilian ad executive boyfriend Lorenzo Martone are reportedly engaged. The happy couple have been dating for about a year and are headed to Brazil to celebrate the opening of Marc’s new store there. No wedding date has been set yet.

Congrats! [Source: WWD; Photo: Getty Images]

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Dita Von Teese Won’t Take Marilyn Manson Back

Regrets, Marilyn Manson‘s had a few. Just ask ex-wife Dita Von Teese. “He’s been in touch a little. The apologies come, and he was like, ‘I made a big mistake’. And I’m like, ‘Yeah, yeah, I know. Go ahead and say what you need to say to feel better and to sleep at night.'” And while the Antichrist Superstar weeps, Teese is off getting boned in different time zones. “Right now I’ve got three [men]. They’re all in different parts of the world…That’s my biggest sin, juggling men.”

Teese didn’t say when Manson started calling her again, but we wouldn’t be surprised if it was while things were rocky with PYT Evan Rachel Wood. Nothing like a dysfunctional relationship with a teenager to make you miss your sensible ex. Especially if your sensible ex is into leather and erotic dancing.

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Say Hello To Nicole’s Baby Bump

Nicole Richie debuted her baby bump yesterday at the ‘What Comes Around Goes Around’ collection launch in Los Angeles, in a tight tank and cropped, silk blazer. We love the look, especially because it’s so obviously deliberate. She looks cute, but the bump is totally drawing us in! You too can adore it in all its second trimester (we think?) glory, below.  [Photo: WireImage]

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Celebrities Send Their Condolences To Natasha Richardson’s Family

The world was shocked to hear of Natasha Richardson’s sudden and tragic death, and celebrities around the world have expressed their condolences to Liam Neeson and his family.

Mia Farrow: “Natasha is irreplaceable. I cannot think of anyone kinder, more generous, thoughtful, smarter or more fun. She is the godmother of two of my children. The Neesons and Vanessa (Redgrave) have always made me feel a part of their wonderful family. My thoughts and prayers are with them.”

Kevin Spacey: “There are no words to express how tragic Natasha Richardson’s untimely passing is for the theatre community. Her passion, devotion and talent will forever be etched on those who saw her work on the stage. The bloodlines of greatness were always there and she committed herself to every role she tackled.All of us at the Old Vic Theatre Company mourn her loss and send our heartfelt wishes to Liam and her family. We hope that the warmth we all feel about her will bring some comfort to those closest to her, who shared her life, her wit, her style and know that she will never be forgotten.”

Alan Cumming: “The term ‘life force’ seems trite but that is what she was: a woman who powered through life and fascinated everyone she encountered. I have been thinking about the times I spent with her since I heard the news of her tragic accident, and the strongest memory I have is of her laughter, her unmistakable throaty laugh. I think that’s a great way to remember someone.”

Jodie Foster: “Natasha was brilliant, beautiful, funny, talented beyond measure, as emotionally raw as she was razor sharp. … May Liam, her beautiful boys and her loving family hold her close as they move through this tragic moment.”

Oprah Winfrey : “I just want to say how deeply saddened I am, we all are, by the sudden passing of actress Natasha Richardson yesterday. Our thoughts and prayers are with her husband Liam Neeson , their two sons, the rest of their family and friends. Yet another reminder of how fleeting life can be and how precious. We need to value every moment.”

Lindsay Lohan: “She was a wonderful woman and actress and treated me like I was her own. I didn’t see much of her over the years, but I will miss her. My heart goes out to her family. This is a tragic loss.”

Padma Lakshmi:
“She was great. She was lovely. She was just like one of the gang. She was very, very articulate. She was very, very opinionated. She was very compassionate. She had a very sophisticated palate.”

Dame Judi Dench: “She had an incredibly luminous quality, that you seldom see, and a great sense of humor. I thought she was a really great actress.”

Kelly Ripa :“She was a lady. I can’t tell you enough what a good person she was, and fun and vivacious and the most full of life.”

Demi Moore Twittered:
“I am sending out prayers for Natasha Richardson and her family. A real reminder of how precious life is and how quickly it can be gone.”

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Flashback Lunch: Charles Manson Ages Gracefully

The LA police have released a new photo of Charles Manson, almost 40 years after his followers committed a series of brutal murders in Hollywood, including that of Sharon Tate, Roman Polanski‘s pregnant wife. Manson has been denied parole eleven times since 1978. His next hearing will be in 2012.

Check out the gallery for photos of Manson throughout his decades in prison, as well as links to his famous TV interviews.

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Audrina “Dead Eyes” Patridge To Star In New Reality Show

Apparently reality TV-hater Justin Bobby has no influence over his on-again off-again girlfriend. Audrina Patridge, best known for her bringing her probably-silicone boobs, lifeless eyes, and excellent fake interning skills to The Hills, is stepping out on her own two pedicured feet with her own reality show. Cue blank stare from Lauren Conrad…now!

The, uh, actress (?) is partnering with Mark Burnett‘s production company (the Survivor creator who brought us all the magic of bug-eating and starving for millions) to bring us the next installment of her life on camera, after her time on MTV’s hit show ends this spring.

“I wanted to collaborate with the best possible team for my first big project after The Hills,” Patridge told People. “Mark Burnett really understands my vision and I am excited about the concepts we’ve developed that will show people a different side of my life.”

In other words – more boobs, less dead eyes. [Photo: Splash News Online]

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