Amy Winehouse Diagnosed With Emphysema

  • Talk about fighting some unholy war: Amy Winehouse has emphysema. Her father Mitch says: "With smoking the crack cocaine and the cigarettes her lungs are all gunked up. There are nodules around the chest and dark marks. She's got 70 per cent lung capacity." Shiz. [Daily Mail, via TMZ]
  • Amy's emphysema is in the early stages. [People]
  • But docs say if she goes back to smoking drugs, she won't just lose her voice: She'll die. [Yahoo News]
  • Amy is "desperate" to perform at Nelson Mandela's birthday party this Friday, so there might be medics and an ambulance on standby. [Mirror]
  • Comedian George Carlin has died at the age of 71. [AP]
  • Will Angelina Jolie give birth on the 4th of July? Or will it be July 14, Bastille Day? USA vs. France! [LA Times]
  • Someone fired a weapon awfully close to the set of Johnny Depp's move in Chicago. Johnny was not harmed, repeat: Johnny was not harmed. [TMZ]
  • Johnny Depp's been supplying the crew of his new flick with booze. [Mirror]
  • Courtney Love is "shockingly pale and thin." No, seriously. It's alarming. [The Sun]
  • Are Janet Jackson and Jermaine Dupri going to have a baby? "Yeah, soon," JD says. "Janet would be a great mom. She was around so many brothers and sisters all her life, so she's got to know what that is [like]. And her mom is a great mother." And it's not like any of the kids, turned out crazy or anything. [People]
  • Producer Timbaland was wed in a "lavish" ceremony in Aruba over the weekend. Congrats! [People]
  • Minnie Driver had a baby shower and no, we still don't know who the baby daddy is. [People]
  • Ellen DeGeneres gave Portia de Rossi a ring with pink diamonds for their upcoming "dream wedding." Says Ellen: "I can't wait to be married. I feel like it is long overdue. And I think someday people will look back on this like women not having the right to vote and segregation and anything else that seems ridiculous like we all don't have the same rights." [People]
  • A mom paid $7,000 in a charity auction for her 9-year-old to spend two days with David Beckham; some sort of security problem caused the prize to be canceled. Sob! [Page Six]
  • Jennifer Lopez acting like a diva on a shopping trip? Yawn. [Page Six]
  • Heather Mills on Celebrity Apprentice? [Page Six]
  • Paris Hilton's being coached on how to behave for her new MTV show? You don't say. [Page Six]
  • Page Six accused Cynthia Nixon of having breast augmentation, but Cynthia, a breast-cancer survivor, says: "I was at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital for my 'three-monthly' checkup. I was in the Oncology Department. I guess they think that means 'plastic surgery.'" She also says: "If I was going to get a boob job, wouldn't it make sense that I'd get it before Sex and the City?" [Rush & Molloy]
  • Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jr.: Seen making out with Agyness Deyn. A rock star boyfriend would make Aggy's world domination complete! [Rush & Molloy]
  • Blind item! "Which divorced comic superstar is exploring a groovy new real-life persona: that of an openly gay man?" [Rush & Molloy]
  • Does Jamie Lynn Spears use a look-alike to fool the paparazzi? [MSNBC]
  • Photographers were on the beach in Malibu trying to get a shot of Matthew McConaughey when a posse of surfers attacked! One paparazzo was dragged into the water and kicked. [TMZ]
  • The LA County Sheriff's Department says: "They formed a semicircle in front of his camera and they said they didn't want him to film," said Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department spokesman Steve Whitmore. "They got into an argument, and he indicated that he received injuries. . . . [They] took the video camera and threw it in the water." [LA Times]
  • Christie Brinkley's divorce is gonna get ugly, if you care. [Independent]
  • The chick who was a teen when she had an affair with Brinkley's husband may testify, uh-oh. [People]
  • That rare footage of Marilyn Monroe that was up for auction was purchased for $60,000. It's only 47 minutes, but rich with history. [USA Today]
  • Larry Birkhead purchased lingerie once worn by Anna Nicole Smith at a charity auction, and plans to give the items to his daughter Dannielynn. Aw, classy. [E!]
  • Tom Brokaw will host Meet The Press, taking over for the late Tim Russert, at least until election day in November. [ET]
  • Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood walked his daughter Leah down the aisle in her wedding on Saturday. All the Stones were there, as well as Jerry Hall and Kate Moss. [ET]
  • Shia LaBeouf had a cigarette in the men's room at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC. and set off the smoke detector, whoops. Dude, you've already been busted for smoking once. Time to quit. [Socialite Life]
  • The Love Guru failed at reaching enlightenment and bombed at the box office. [E!]