Is Britney Single & Looking To Mingle?

  • Have Britney Spears and Adnan Ghalib broken up? Sam Lutfi claims she's requested a restraining order against Ghalib; Ghalib says he's heard no such thing. Guys, guys: Maybe you should just arm-wrestle or flip a coin? Sheesh. [People]
  • Meanwhile, Britney's working on "amazing" choreography for her song "Hot As Ice." [People]
  • And Brit will be on the cover of the March issue of Blender, because she hasn't had enough press lately. [Page Six]
  • Reports claim Gwyneth Paltrow's hospitalization was for a "gastrointestinal situation." Macrobiotic food poisoning, anyone? [Page Six]
  • Law & Order and Sex And The City star Chris Noth is a daddy! His girlfriend Tara Wilson has given birth to a baby boy, Orion Christopher. Hey, did you know she was black? Me neither. [People]
  • The assistant to famed photographer Annie Leibovitz lost his iPhone in a taxi — along with contact numbers for luminaries like David Bowie, Diane von Furstenberg, Stella McCartney and Anna Wintour. The contacts got downloaded and drunk-dialed... Can't Steve Jobs track this kind of thing? [Gatecrasher]
  • Barack Obama fan Oprah has given Kosher Sex author Rabbi Shmuley Boteach a show on her XM radio channel; Boteach is a supporter of Rudolph Giuliani. Whoops. [Rush & Molloy]
  • Kiefer Sutherland is out of the slammer! He served 48 days in Glendale City Jail for his second DUI conviction. [TMZ]
  • Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt: Planning on looking at orphanages in Africa over Easter? [TMZ]
  • Eva Mendes wore a revealing dress on a French TV show and had a little nip slip. [The Sun]
  • Jada Pinkett-Smith claims bff Katie Holmes is "running her own show." Explains Jada: "Tom don't run nuthin' in that house. It is Katie's house. It's her world." [MSNBC]
  • Lindsay Lohan and Eddie Murphy are nominated for the Razzies — awards for the worst performances, in I Know Who Killed Me and Norbit. Yay! Or, uh, Boo! [USA Today]
  • Christina Aguilera and Jordan Bratman's son Max had his bris over the weekend. Ouch. And Mazel tov! [E!]
  • Kim Kardashian and Reggie Bush are at the Sundance Film Festival (?!?) and were seen taking pictures in a booth sponsored by a condom company. What is the world coming to? [TMZ]
  • Also at Sundance: A documentary about Roman Polanski has lots of buzz; the Weinstein Co. is distributing and HBO acquired North American rights. [Reuters]
  • Bam Margera's uncle, Don Vito, was sentenced to two years of probation for cocaine possession (on top of the 10 years to life on probation he got for sexual assault on a child). [AP]
  • White lotus flowers in hand, actress Mia Farrow led a protest at the Khmer Rouge Cambodian prison notorious for torture. Police blocked the group from lighting a torch outside the site and Farrow was "jostled" before she and the other protesters left the scene. [Independent]
  • Militants in Nigeria have invited George Clooney to visit the area as a "messenger of peace." Mmmm. Clooney. [Time]
  • A German historian has compared Tom Cruise's Scientology speech to Nazi propaganda spewed by Joseph Goebbels. [Telegraph]
  • In an interview, Charlize Theron said she loved the Turkish city of Budapest — which, of course is in Hungary. She probably meant Istanbul? [Daily Mail]
  • Cloverfield was a monster at the box office this weekend, shredding Katherine Heigl's 27 Dresses. [Reuters]
  • RIP Suzanne Pleshette. [TMZ]