Britney Spears: Still A Mess

  • Britney Spears is supposedly nonplussed about Kevin Federline getting custody of the kids. According to OK!, when the subject of her boys' custody came up, a friend told Britney, "Don't worry, you'll get your kids back." Britney replied: "I don't give a s— anymore. I never wanted them in the first place." She allegedly partied until 3 a.m. the night before she had a 10 a.m. visitation, which she missed. And what's with all the hotels? Is it because it's easier to meet her drug dealer? [Rush & Molloy]
  • Britney's lawyer says she's been passing random drug tests, though. [People]
  • Meanwhile, the judge in Britney's hit-and-run case has ordered her to be booked: fingerprinted and photographed before October 25. [Yahoo News]
  • Oh, and Britney's father thinks she needs an intervention. [The Sun]
  • Lou Pearlman, the man who created *NSync and the Backstreet Boys, is denying the allegations in the Vanity Fair story that painted him as a pervy pedophile. The incident in which he was wrestling boys and his towel fell off? "I've never owned a towel that could wrap all the way around me anyway," he says. Ugh. [Page Six]
  • Steve Carrell's daughter Elisabeth is only 6, but the funnyman is already thinking about dudes who'll want to date her. "A dealbreaker, straight out of the gate, is a guy who pulls to the front of the house and honks," he says. [Page Six]
  • Usher's not releasing his new CD because his new (pregnant) wife doesn't want him to right now? This is what happens when your mom is your manager and then you marry an older woman. [Page Six]
  • David and Victoria Beckham sued two photographers for trying to take pictures of their pool, but a French court acquitted the paparazzi. [Page Six]
  • Lindsay Lohan on rehab: "It was hard surrendering and having people tell me what to do." She's been bonding with her dad and his "Lindsay-look-alike" girlfriend, Erin. Also, Lindsay's new man is Riley Giles, a snowboarder from California. [Gatecrasher]
  • Blind item! "What TV funny guy and his wife are unpopular for being mean to the deliverymen who bring the endless train of swag and luxury goods to their apartment?" [Gatecrasher, last item]
  • Kiefer Sutherland: sentenced to 48 days in custody for his DUI. Ouch! [TMZ]
  • The hospital where George Clooney was treated after his motorcycle accident has suspended doctors and employees for leaking information to the press. [TMZ]
  • Clooney says, "I would hope that this could be settled without suspending medical workers." [People]
  • David Hasselhoff relapsed and was hospitalized, in case you care. [TMZ]
  • The Black Eyed Peas stopped a concert in El Salvador in the middle of the show — Fergie said she had food poisoning. Yeah, you don't want to be on stage with that. [Sydney Morning Herald]