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Rihanna And Chris Brown Like Water Sports

Rihanna and Chris Brown are back to their old shenanigans of vacationing in bikinis and bathing suits while still denying that they are a couple. Whatever. No one really cares what they are, as long as they keep having fun riding banana boats and jet skis in front of photographers.

Pics of the couple enjoying life – and their millions – in Barbados are below.

[Splash News Online]

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Gossip Break: Britney Gets Ready To Blab

Wanna see the creepiest condom ad ever? Click here! [BWE.tv]

Britney Spears is giving another interview to OK! magazine. The last time she tried that, her dog crapped all over a couture gown. It can only get better, right? [DListed]

OMG are Jack and Kate going to be killed off on Lost? If so, we can look forward to a great ‘farewell Freckles’ speech from Sawyer. [Seriously? OMG!]

Madonna wants to adopt another baby to milk for publicity. [ICYDK]

Phew! John Lennon‘s killer Mark David Chapman was denied parole. [E Online]

Hayden Panettiere‘s parents are putting that whole domestic violence charge/jail stint behind them! Uh, say what? [I'mNotObsessed]

[Photo: Getty Images]

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Britney’s Mom Is An Author, Ya’ll!

We are finally going to be privy to all of Lynne Spears‘ mediocre inner thoughts about her daughters Britney and Jamie-Lynn, thanks to her new book, Through The Storm. We wish she had titled it Through the Natty, Plastic Weave On My Daughter’s Shaved Head, but some editor probably shot that one down. The book promises to cover all the juicy highlights from The Year (or two) That Britney Went Bat-Sh*t Crazy, such as:

  • “Lynne’s backseat role in Britney’s path to fame and how it forever changed their family
  • Her regret in abdicating parental authority to managers, agents, and record companies
  • The challenges that shaped Lynne and Jamie’s marriage and how that affected Bryan, Britney, and Jamie Lynn
  • Her response to Jamie Lynn’s pregnancy
  • The startling events that led to Britney’s meltdown and Lynne’s showdown with manager Sam Lufti
  • How faith, family, and friendships have been her harbor in the storm of paparazzi, tabloid scribblers, and gossip hounds”

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Kanye West Channels Kermit the Frog

Kanye West is a blogger, a fashion designer and now a f*cking puppet, apparently. His new video for “Champion” features a cloth Kanye competing against human runners in some sort of Olympic-like competition. In other words, it’s kinda creepy, and Kanye’s got nothing on the Muppets. [Via MoneyCashHos]

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Cassie Sorely Confused About Nipple Piercing, Cancer

Far be it from me to suggest a young women shouldn’t talk publicly about her breasts, but when it comes to issues sexy (piercing!) and otherwise (cancer), it’s important to be informed. “Me & U” singer Cassie recently confessed that before being tested for “the cancer gene,” she worried how her mother, a breast cancer survivor, would feel about her nipple piercings. But since she doesn’t have the gene, she now feels comfortable celebrating the “positive energy” she gets from constant impalement. According to Dr. Judith Reichman, poor piercing can cause plenty of trouble (nerve damage, hematoma, even Hepatitis and HIV infection), but there is no reason to believe that piercing increases a risk of breast cancer. In fact, piercings can cause false cancer scares if the skin hardens around the intruding metal. Having a breast cancer gene (which in no way guarantees that one will suffer from breast cancer—ask the NCI) shouldn’t keep one from experiencing the same positive energy Cassie does now. Telling your mom is another issue. [ContactMusic]

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Britney Spears is Totally Gonna Bone Russell Brand

Well what do you know – Britney Spears and Russell Brand have palpable chemistry in these promo ads for the VMAs! Brand is a notorious sex addict who penned a book about his appetite for women. “I had a harem of about 10 women, whom I would rotate in addition to one-night stands and random casual encounters,” he wrote of his horniest days. Britney is, well, Britney. And that seems to be a dangerous combination.

Tune in to the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards on Sept. 7 at 9PM ET.

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Gossip Break: Jonas Brothers Are Anti-Miley

The inevitable Team Selena and Demi shirts have been spawned. Spoiler alert: Jo Bro Kevin is not on Team Miley. [Just Jared]

And after getting the ever-important Jonas Brothers endorsement, Selena Gomez hits the beach. Shouldn’t this kid be in school or something? [Popsugar]

Lindsay Lohan‘s girlfriend Samantha Ronson and spoiled rotten siblings play dress-up in the latest issue of Harper’s Bazaar, talk about not being spoiled rotten. [Dlisted]

Katy Perry isn’t desperate for attention. At all. [Perez Hilton]

The fate of the nation rests in Angelina Jolie‘s baby-filled hands. [Washington and Wilshire]

And for both of you who care, we finally tracked down Jamie Foxx‘s whereabouts. [Bossip]

[Image: Getty]

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Britney At VMAs?

Britney Spears, VMA host Russell Brand, and a 900-pound “elephant in the room” filmed a promo for the MTV awards show, creating further buzz that the pop star will return this year in an attempt to redeem herself after last year’s lackluster performance. In the promo, Russell suggests there is sexual tension between them, but Britney shrugs, “I didn’t feel any tension.”

Britney’s “Piece of Me” has been nominated this year for two “Moonmen” in the Best Female and Best Pop Video categories, but her attendance has not been confirmed.

“Everyone deserves a second or third chance, right?” MTV president Van Toffler teased in June.

Despite never actually winning a Moonman, Britney’s liplock with Madonna and dazed performance have gone down in television history. Tune in to the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards on Sept. 7 at 9PM ET. [Photo:Getty Images]

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Lil Wayne’s Daughter Dead In Car Accident?

Rumors are swirling around the internet that Lil Wayne‘s daughter, Reginae Carter, was killed in a car accident late in the evening of August 10th. Very few details are known, and Wayne’s camp has yet to confirm the incident. Reginae, 8, is the child of Wayne and his ex-wife, high school sweetheart Antonia Johnson. Wayne was just 16 when Reginae was born. Though conflicting reports are being reported, we’re sincerely hoping this is just a rumor. [Photo: Getty Images]

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Isaac Hayes Dead At 65

The King Of Comedy, Bernie Mac, died yesterday — and the King of Soul died today. Isaac Hayes, the Grammy-winning soul legend who exuded sex with his incredibly deep baritone voice, was best known for writing the theme song to the 1971 blaxploitation flick Shaft. “Theme From Shaft” won an Academy Award for best original theme song. More recently, Hayes provided the voice for Chef on South Park.

Hayes’s wife, Adjowa, found him collapsed near a still-running treadmill at his home in a Memphis suburb. Attempts to revive him by paramedics were unsuccessful. The cause of death is not known. On an eerie note: Isaac Hayes and Bernie Mac will star together posthumously in Soulmen, a movie with a November 14 release date. [Photo: Getty Images]

After the jump, watch Hayes sing “Theme From Shaft.”

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