2007′s Craziest: Lindsay Goes Loco

by (@katespencer)

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Some gossip stories are too big to forget. We?re counting down the 20 biggest, baddest, and most ridiculous celeb scandals of the year. You?ll get a new one posted every day.

It was a rough year for our favorite firecrotch. She spent about half of it in and out of rehab, and hit rock bottom a few times through out 2007, like her coke-fueled car crash, for starters. But her worst moment of all came just weeks after being released from Promises treatment center in Malibu. After proudly flaunting an alcohol-sensing ankle bracelet around LA, Lohan hopped off the wagon at a party and went into a rage after her assistant abruptly quit. The actress stole a car belonging to the assistant’s boyfriend (with three guys already in it) and then chased down her former employee, who was driving in a different vehicle with her mother. The girl got so scared she called the cops on Linds, who tried to blame the spectacle on her innocent cohorts, claiming, “I wasn’t driving. The black kid was driving.

We all know what happened next – cops found coke in her pants pocket, she got arrested, and Linds eventually hustled her ass to another rehab facility – where she stayed for months in an attempt to heal. So far she seems to be back on track – though her fake tan and cheesy hair are back, the booze seems to be gone for now. You go, LiLo!

Lily Allen’s Surprise Pregnancy

by (@katespencer)

lily-allen.jpgApparently celebrities have everything they could ever want – except birth control! British songstress Lily Allen is expecting a baby with her boyfriend of three months, 37-year old Ed Simon of the Chemical Brothers. The pregnancy appears to be a bit of a surprise for the 22-year old Allen, who was spotted smoking just a couple of weeks ago. Her rep confirmed the baby news, saying “I am pleased to confirm that Lily and Ed are expecting their first baby. The health of Lily and her child is their paramount concern. As the pregnancy is at such an early stage, the couple will be making no further comment, but they are obviously thrilled by the news.”

Really? All Lily’s been doing lately is talking about how she loves being newly skinny thanks to a new diet put in place to help her heart murmur. Looks like she can go back to pigging out now! The singer said in November that she’d be ready to retire at 25, because her current career, “doesn’t leave time for what’s important. Like having a family.” So she’s off by three years, but her early retirement plan sounds perfect! We look forward to her keeping us all updated on her pregnancy via some crazy MySpace blog posts.

Britney’s 16-Year Old Sister is Knocked Up!

by (@katespencer)

jamielynn.jpgMerry Christmas, America! Just when you thought you’d be stuck reading about what boring Brad Pitt is getting his kids for Christmas, Jamie-Lynn Spears goes and outdoes her crazy older sister. It’s the best present we’ve ever gotten! More news will surely come in today, but here’s the most recent word on Jamie-Lynn’s sitch:

  • She revealed her pregnancy to her mom a week before Thanksgiving. She freaked for a week and was then supportive. Then, this week, she spilled the beans to OK! Magazine.
  • The father is her 19-year old live-in boyfriend, Casey Aldridge.
  • J-L is planning on raising her kid in Louisiana, “so it can have a normal family life.” Already she is wiser than her big sis.
  • Nickelodeon – which is home to her show Zoey 101 – said, “We respect Jamie Lynn’s decision to take responsibility in this sensitive and personal situation. We know this is a very difficult time for her and her family, and our primary concern right now is for Jamie Lynn’s well being.”
  • Mom Lynne’s upcoming Christian book on parenting is now on hold. Obviously.
  • The best part of all is that BRITNEY DIDN’T KNOW ( and it’s all caught on tape)! It looks like Brit found out when the rest of the world did – last night. When the paps asked her about it while out shopping, she replied, “My sister’s not pregnant!” At least she will make an amazing crazy aunt.

Wednesday: Paris Wants a Pet Smurf

by (@katespencer)

parishilton.jpgNo Charges for Amy Winehouse – Yet
Though she may end up in the slammer eventually, Amy was arrested by appointment and released after being questioned by London police.? [NYDN]

Paris Offers to Adopt Little People
Paris spotted some performers dressed as smurfs and asked if she could take them home to LA. She always thinks of the little people!? [MSNBC]

J. Lo Gets Legal About Failed Fashion Line
Lopez is suing her fashion partner after her line Sweetface flopped. She has no one to blame but her bad fashion sense!? [NYDN]

Destiny?s Child: Ready for Reunion?
Kelly Rowland misses performing with her gal pals and said she hopes they take to the stage together again. But is it because she needs some cash for her bills, bills bills?? [DListed]

K-Fed Gets His Way in Court
Brit’s not gettin’ no changes in her custody until she sits for her deposition next year. Maybe she should have hired Kevin’s legal eagles? They seem to be getting the job done.? [TMZ]

Amy Arrested: Finally with her Man!

by (@katespencer)

winehouse-1218.jpgWell, it was bound to happen. Unless Britney joins the army and goes to Iraq or runs for president, Amy has officially become the biggest celebrity mess of the year, with only thirteen days left in 2007. News is still breaking, but apparently the singer was arrested a couple hours ago in London for “perverting the course of justice.” This is the same charge brought up against her husband Blake, after he allegedly tried to bribe the witness in an assault case being brought against him with $400,000. Seeing as he’s like, a production assistant or something, it seems like Amy may be connected to that money somehow. Well, at least she can be close to her true love. She apparently is all ready to kill herself to if she can’t be with the guy, so I guess it all works out in the end. What a happy – albeit f*cked up – ending!

Lil Wayne & Zac Efron Kiss and Make Music

by (@katespencer)

waynezac.jpgWell this is…weird. High School Musical‘s angel-eyed star Zac Efron is supposedly working with Lil Wayne on a remixed song for the new High School Musical 2: Non-Stop Dance Party album, and the unlikely duo are like totally, platonically in love! Weezy’s reason for the pairing? He says, ?I?m trying to reach those suburban white kids like Kanye did.?

So he’s now boys with the token suburban white kid Zac, who originally met Lil Wayne in the bathroom of a comic book convention after party. Seriously. Wayne describes their introduction: “To get away from these girls that was chasing him, he ducked into the bathroom and I followed him in there. I was like, ?What?s crackin?, my brother from another mother??? So now they’re making music together at Wayne’s home, and on the day one reporter caught the two working, Efron allegedly greeted Weezy with a ?What?s up, my nigga?? and a kiss on the lips. Yes, SERIOUSLY. After playing a few songs, Wanye was asked if he ever feels overwhelmed by all his projects, to which he replied, “Hell, no! This is how I live! I get up in the morning, get my dick sucked four times, drink a Molson?s, and then hang out with Zac.”

Zac supported the above with a well placed, “Word.” Yeah, we agree. Word. Also, holy sh*t, is this for real? [OCWeekly via DListed]

Top 20 Singles of the Year (11-15)

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As 2007 dwindles down, we?re taking a look back at our favorite tracks. Each Tuesday through the end of the month, we?ll sing the praises of the 20 songs that made our year. See what made the cut, and let us know what you think of our choices. Check out the last two posts to see what else is on our list.

Avril Lavigne, ?Girlfriend,? from The Best Damn Thing (RCA)

11_avril.jpgTake the infectious cheer-squad shout of Toni Basil‘s “Mickey,” add some glean from chart-topping uber-producer Dr. Luke, and write lyrics directed at the most tech-savvy market in the country (14-year-old girls) and you?ll understand why Avril Lavigne‘s “Girlfriend” was her highest ranking single to date. Avril?s fans forgave her her newly wedded status and bought her barbed entreaties to an already attached guy to ditch his girlfriend (never has ?She?s like, so whatever,? sounded like such a compelling argument). During the verse she rarely deviates into tune, sticking with her bratty schoolyard chants and marrying mall punk guitars with positively jubilant pop. All handclaps and sass, the video has Avril pulling triple-duty, playing her blonde self, a boyfriend-stealing brunette and a red-headed prude. While the message of the song is far from female empowerment, it seems she?s finally embraced a less abrasive side, making the unabashed pop music she?s faulted others for in the past.

Soulja Boy, ?Crank That,? from Souljaboytellem.com (INTERSCOPE)

12_souljaboy.jpgYa gots ta be multi-format these days, and there was no better example of video aiding and abetting audio than this ATL kiddo?s uber-ubiquitous, ultra-catchy dance anthem. His MySpace page was thick with how-to clips (please, don?t mess up the Superman section) and messages from trillions of fans. YouTube was loaded with tributes and satires, from yarmulke doo-rags to Santa?s elves gliding to the groove. So, yeah, DeAndre Ramone Way wasn?t fibbing when he said his reach stretched ?from the Internet to Main Street.? There?s glory in one-hit-wonderville, and even though one Web commenter rightly declared that Soulja Boy blabbered ?on the mic like he just woke up,? the song of the summer (sorry, Rihanna) proved to be a bubblecrunk gem.

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2007′s Craziest: Prisoner Paris

by (@katespencer)

paris_hillton_070626_12_sm2.jpgSome gossip stories are too big to forget. We?re counting down the 20 biggest, baddest, and most ridiculous celeb scandals of the year. You?ll get a new one posted every day.

Be honest – you loved it when Paris Hilton went to jail for driving on a suspended license, and you loved it even more when she was released early and then dragged back in a fit of tears. Those three Paris-free weeks were a short and sweet glimpse into what life was like before Hilton burst onto the scene flashing her vag, and damn do we miss 2002. When it was all said and done, Paris left Lynwood and headed straight to Larry King, professing herself a changed woman who loved reading the bible behind bars. She called jail “traumatic”and “scary” and even read some of her behind-bars journal entries. She wrote, “They say when you reach a crossroad or a turning point in life, it really doesn’t matter how we got there, but it’s what we do next after we got there.”

Since her stint in jail, Paris has been doing what does does best – helping others by partying in slinky outfits, dancing around, and pimping crappy products with her name on them. As she said, it’s “a new beginning” – of the same old sh*t.

Britney’s Worst Year Ever: June

by (@katespencer)

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You were there through the bad driving, the head-shaving, and the Criss Angel thing. It?s been a tough year for our girl. No one could have imagined a mere 12 months ago that she?d create such glorious new nonsense every week. Some of the craziness escapes you? Come back every day: We?re counting down the events that made up the Year in Britney.

June 12 - Butts n’ Boobs Galore – Britney probably tried to excuse this slutty outfit malfunction with some sort of “I’m young and single ya’ll!” excuse, but we don’t buy it. The singer donned a slinky green dress out on the town, and originally wore it backwards until some kind Samaritan clued her in. It still didn’t stop her nipple from popping out over the course of the night, and there was no excuse for her to flash her ass at the world. But really, she was just breaking us in for a long line of disastrous outfit choices. Thanks B! [Socialite's Life]

June 13Name That Tune - Britney implored her fans on her website to pick a name for her upcoming album. Their options?

1) Omg is Like Lindsay Lohan Like OK Like
2) What if the Joke is on You
3) Down boy
4) Integrity
5) Dignity

Unfortunately, Bat Sh*t Insane was not an option, cuz we guess most people would have gone with that. In the end Brit named her “comeback album” Blackout, which is probably what she had going on when she posted the above on her site. [AccessHollywood]

June 28Dear Mama – It looked like a scene out of some bad movie about a trailer trash family torn apart. In reality, only Brit looked like trash – her mom just happened to be on-set with daughter Jamie-Lynn and sitting at her trailer. But God sure does have a sense of humor! Decked out in jean cut-offs and a skimpy tank top, Britney handed her Mom a set of papers and stomped away after a quick convo. Rumored to be a restraining order, the documents were allegedly legal papers from an out of state lawyer asking her to stay away from Brit’s tots. Yep, she’s at her best when she’s droppin’ a little family drama on our asses! [JustJared, TMZ]

Tuesday: No Baby for Jennifer Love

by (@katespencer)

jlove-1218.jpgBritney Hawks Outfits on eBay
Bid on her stained trashy outfits and help her afford a couple more Taco Supremes. [TMZ]

Kate Hudson Opens Up About Owen
The actress dishes on her dysfunctional ex and has nothing bad to say – go figure.? [Us]

Tara Reid Tumbles Drunk in Bali
What’s a couple of cuts and bruises for this party girl? Life on the D List must be so hard. [NYDN]

Jennifer Love Hewitt Not Knocked Up

Guess this means no pregnant bikini shots of J Love for the world to criticize just yet. [NYDN]

Conan, Leno, Letterman: Back to Work

Hereeeeeeeeeeeeee’s Late Night TV! The hosts are back, but without their writers. Think they can pull it off?? [DListed]