Last Lap: Did Nick Lachey Play “Grab-Ass” With Jessica Simpson’s Dad?

Did Liam Hemsworth’s brothers try to end his engagement to Miley Cyrus? Who’s rumored to be Robert Pattinson’s new snuggle bunny? And what’s Baz Luhrmann saying about Jay-Z’s score for The Great Gatsby?

  • We know now the best thing about no longer being married to Jessica Simpson. On Watch What Happens Live, Nick Lachey said he’s glad to be free of feel-ups from his ex-wife’s dad, Joe Simpson. Hey, anything to impress the in-laws. [TMZ]
  • Hunger Games actor Liam Hemsworth has been with Miley Cyrus for years, but his older brothers reportedly staged an intervention to halt the stars’ engagement. The pair is still together, but the wedding planning has come to a stop. Could this be the reason why? [Us Magazine]
  • Robert Pattinson is now being linked to…Katy Perry? Though he’s been hanging out with Kristen Stewart over the past few weeks, the Twilight star reportedly has been comisserating with the pop princess since they’ve both dealt with cheating lovers. [The Hollywood Gossip]
  • Director Baz Luhrmann sees parallels between The Great Gatsby’s Jazz Age and today’s hip hop era, fueling his decision to tap Jay-Z for the movie’s soundtrack. Read more about the world Luhrmann created in his latest film. [MTV]

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