Probable Grammy Winner Amy Winehouse Is Psyched

  • Marc Ronson says Amy Winehouse is "happy and psyched" about her Grammy nominations, though she really "doesn't get excited about anything." [People]
  • Pete Doherty was punched in the face in his local pub by a drug dealer who threatened, "You should get your gear [drugs] from me." That just seems uncalled for! [Mirror]
  • Meanwhile, at a show by Pete's band, Babyshambles, most of the band didn't show up — including Pete and the guitarist, so a fan was pulled out of the front row to play with the band. "I thought it was a dream when I woke up this morning," Jamie Dell says. [BBC News]
  • "There is nothing stranger than a 45-year-old woman in a baby-doll dress" — Whoopi Goldberg discussing Marie Osmond's final Dancing with the Stars performance on The View. [Page Six]
  • Super Size Me director Morgan Spurlock's new documentary is entitled Where In The World Is Osama Bin Laden? and a person close to the film says he "definitely got the holy grail." Publicity stunt or investigative journalism? [Rush & Molloy]
  • Lindsay Lohan's been using Ariva lozenges — dissolvable tobacco for smokers who can't light up. [TMZ]
  • Teri Hatcher, who is being sued by skincare company Hydroderm for posing with a competitor's lip gloss, is arguing that she never "entered into an agreement with any other cosmetic or skincare companies" and so has not violated her endorsement deal. Would you use a cosmetic because Teri Hatcher does? Just asking. [People]
  • Mischa Barton bought Nicole Richie a "bunch of rocker tees for the baby, with different types of logos of rock bands on them." So edgy! [People]
  • Tom Cruise, "Kate" Holmes and Suri Cruise joined David Beckham and sons in a private box at L.A.'s Staples Center for the Spice Girls concert. Cruz, Romeo and Brooklyn sported t-shirts that read "Spice Boy." Think they'll be mortified by that when they're in their twenties? [People]
  • A leftist farmers' group has asked the United Nations to send Angelina Jolie to the Phillippines to witness the millions of displaced people in the country as a result of the twin insurgencies of communists and Muslim separatists. Saint Angelina to the rescue! [Reuters]
  • Kiefer Sutherland spent his first day in jail folding laundry. The actor is an "inmate worker," has a cell to himself and is also assigned to serve meals to the other inmates, including one who was arrested for attempted murder on four people. What is it about Kiefer that makes him seem like a model prisoner? [People]
  • Britney Spears hired a photographer to shoot her with her children — a family photo, possibly for Christmas cards — and afterward, the photographer issued a press release bragging that she had snapped exclusive pix. Tsk tsk! [MSNBC]
  • Now that Tom Cruise owns United Artists film studio, business is rocky: first flick Lions For Lambs cost $35 million and made $14 million. The second film, Valkyrie, is due in June, and cost about $65 million: Tom Cruise plays a Nazi who plots to assassinate Hitler — but uses his own American accent for the part, uh-oh. [Wall Street Journal]
  • Madonna is suing her NYC co-op board for blocking her from buying a neighbor's apartment. No one blocks her Madgesty! [New York Post]