Owen Wilson Gets Support From Pulp Fiction's Jules Winfield

  • Owen Wilson attempted suicide because he "had been depressed for several months," reports Extra. [People]
  • Samuel L. Jackson visited Owen Wilson in the hospital. For some reason this makes us feel a lot better. Seriously. Somehow, Sam just soothes the soul. [TMZ]
  • Madonna's adoption of David Banda is moving forward: a social worker was given permission to visit the family. [People]
  • This summer, singer Ashanti "gained so much weight she refused to be photographed." Sigh. Some of us know how she feels. [Page Six]
  • The Teen Choice Awards was going to have a category called "Newsmakers of the Year" with nominees like Paris Hilton, Lindsay Lohan and Britney Spears, but the category was nixed. Good call. [Page Six]
  • Neighbors and community leaders are unhappy with The Box, a downtown NYC club with Jude Law, Josh Lucas and Rachel Weisz on its board. The nightspot was supposed to be a theater and a "cultural institution," instead it's just a club. "They lied," says a resident. Shady celebs? What a surprise. [Gatecrasher]
  • Blind item! "Which adult video star is bragging he has pix of a certain hip-hop big asleep in bed after a tryst?" [Gatecrasher, last item]
  • Former bodyguards have a book in the works that will detail "the darker side" of Siegfried and Roy — including smuggling jewelry in tiger cages, drug and alcohol abuse and illegal "secret disposal of animals, including an elephant buried under a housing development." Scandalous! [Rush & Molloy, 2nd item]
  • About the "abuse investigation" into Britney Spears and her two young boys: it's not physical abuse — the complaint lodged dealt with poor dental hygiene, poor eating and sleeping habits. [TMZ]
  • Amy Winehouse's in-laws staged an intervention on the radio. They say that Amy and Blake think they're under control, but that's not the case. Also: "We are concerned that if one of them dies, the other will die. They are a very close couple, and if one dies through substance abuse, the other may commit suicide." [Guardian]
  • Lily Allen was so drunk at a festival she interrupted a reggae singer's set and pushed him off the stage — he retaliated by pouring beer over her head. Fun! [The Sun]
  • Jude Law: Dating German model. [The Sun]