Britney Spears Ignores Court Orders, Basic Laws; Loses Babies

  • Britney Spears lost custody of her kids because she didn't meet with a drug counselor, submit to drug testing or enroll in parenting classes — all things the judge overseeing her custody battle with Kevin Federline had ordered. Is it possible that she'd be relieved not to have primary custody? [TMZ]
  • By the way, Britney finally applied for a California driver's license. For the love of Zeus, let's hope she passes the written test! [People]
  • The new issue of Vanity Fair claims that Lou Perlman — the man who created *NSync and the Backstreet Boys — was a pedophile and a sleazeball who had inappropriate contact with boy band members, including Nick Carter. Wonder if Timberlake was spared? [Page Six]
  • Derek Jeter is dating actress Gabrielle Union? First of all, In Touch said she was dating Ludacris. Second: Does she know about the herp? [Page Six]
  • "Something is definitely going on" between Cameron Diaz and newly divorced actor Bradley Cooper. He's hot, so we hope so, for her sake. [Page Six]
  • Kimora Lee Simmons threw husband Russell Simmons a surprise 50th birthday party! Russell brought a date named Porschia Coleman; Kimora brought boyfriend Djimon Hounsou. How very modern! [Gatecrasher]
  • Blind item! "Which famous tennis player is teased by her friends for 'being such a white girl' because of her fondness for the works of Miss Cyndi Lauper?" [Gatecrasher, last item]
  • Sienna Miller and BFF Rhys Ifans got matching swallow tattoos in Dublin yesterday. And you know how Kate Moss says Sienna copies her? Well, Kate has a tattoo of that bird as well. LOL! [The Sun]
  • Pete Doherty's court date was pushed back. Again. [Telegraph]
  • Bono is redeveloping an old hotel in Dublin, but a critic says he's demolishing a historic structure. Potayto, potahto. [Telegraph]
  • Pink and Carey Hart: Still together. She was seen giving him a lap dance while singing karaoke in Venice Beach, CA. [Splash News]