Madonna & Guy: Staying Married After All?

  • Madonna speaks! "My husband and I are not planning on getting a divorce. I know Alex Rodriguez through Guy Oseary, who manages both of us. I brought my kids to a Yankee game. I am not romantically involved in any way with Alex Rodriguez. I have nothing to do with the state of his marriage or what spiritual path he may choose to study." [People]
  • And yet! Alex Rodriguez's wife has left him. A source says: "The embarrassment over Madonna was the last straw. She flew to Paris to get out of town before everything blew up between them. There is no affair with Lenny Kravitz. They are good friends." [People]
  • This report says Guy Ritchie wants the marriage to work for Rocco's sake. Apparently he loves Rocco "the most." A source says: "He absolutely adores Lourdes and David and has always treated them as if they were his own. But Rocco is Guy's flesh and blood." [Sunday Mirrror]
  • Madonna's brother's book says Madge kissed Gwyneth Paltrow on the lips at a Donatella Versace party, which, frankly, is not so shocking. [The Sun]
  • Model Lily Cole and Jude Law: It's on. And she spent the night. [Mirror]
  • By the by! Jude is 35 and Lily is 20. [ONTD]
  • Christina Applegate's boyfriend, Lee Grivas, was found dead in his apartment last week. The 26-year-old had a history of drug abuse. [Fox News]
  • Is Britney Spears "getting close to" Mel Gibson's son Edward? [Mirror]
  • Britney and Madonna made a video that will be part of the backdrop during Madonna's Sticky and Sweet tour. And Brit MIGHT join Her Madgesty on stage! [The Sun]
  • Diddy almost didn't make it into his own 4th of July party in East Hampton - the parking lot was too crowded. The humanity! [Page Six]
  • Did Nicole Richie get kicked out of the Hard Rock Hotel in Vegas for being rowdy? (Her rep says no. But something happened.) [TMZ]
  • Amy Winehouse performed in front of tens of thousands of people in Spain - with a glass of red wine in her hand. Cheers! [AP]
  • Amy Winehouse hit (another) fan. This time a guy was trying to take her picture - but pinched her bottom. [The Sun]
  • The picture of Blake Fielder-Civil doing heroin in his jail cell is like deja-vu all over again. [The Sun]
  • Christie Brinkley on the chick who had an affair with her husband: "I feel bad for her and I forgive her completely." [People]
  • The person she does not forgive is her husband, duh. His lawyer says, "I think it's pretty clear she's doing this out of revenge." [People]
  • Kanye West is kind of pissed that when Harper's Bazaar came to his home, they assumed that the painting of a black angel on his ceiling is actually a painting of Kanye with wings. Says Kanye: "People think I'm so so so cocky that I would have something like that… Why didn't they write that my house had no pics of me, no plaques or awards, just art." A better question: Why assume that because the angel is black, it's Kanye? Does the mag think all angels are blonde, blue-eyed cherubs? [Kanye Universecity]
  • Morrissey's cool, but it's kind of mean that he doesn't think Kylie Minogue deserves the Order of the British Empire she received recently. [Daily Express]
  • Jim Carrey hit the beach in Malibu with Jenny McCarthy - wearing Jenny McCarthy's swimsuit. Which is supposedly hilarious. [The Sun]
  • This George Clooney Martini ad is seven or eight different kinds of awesome. Shannyn Sossamon's cute; George is sofa king cool. [De Standaard]
  • Another commercial to have a crush on: Tina Fey and Marty Scorsese for American Express. "I love those warm nuts." [Beam.TV]
  • Nick Cannon says marriage to Mariah Carey is "the best thing that ever happened to me." No shit! [People]
  • Sorry, but this trainwreck of an interview with Ranae Shrider, the lady on the Verne Troyer sex tape, is too awful not to share: "I'd lie on the bed and Verne would crawl up my legs to have sex with me," she says. "And as he did it his feet would be tickling my knees! It wasn't quite as passionate as sex with a normal-sized man but he did his best. He didn't wear a condom. There was no point, they're all too big. On the whole though, he wasn't short of sexy skills and tried his hardest to make up in technique what he lacked in size." [News Of The World]
  • Kate Hudson and Lance Armstrong went shopping with the kids - his and hers. Moving right along! [The Sun]
  • Chloe Sevigny hearts Sonic Youth. [Page Six]
  • Hot hottie David Annable of Brothers and Sisters says riding a motorcycle is like having sex: '"You can't be too aggressive but can't be overcautious." [Page Six]
  • Snoop Dogg starring in a Bollywood music video makes perfect sense somehow. [Page Six]
  • Usher's record sales are meh, so he might re-hire his mom as his manager. What will his wife say about that? [Rush & Molloy]
  • Lynda Carter, aka Wonder Woman, says she used to be an alcoholic. "I needed help - I begged God in heaven to help me figure this out," she says. She's been sober for 10 years. [UPI]
  • "I'm going to dedicate a song to my very, very, very, very, VERY pregnant wife!" -Keith Urban, before singing his hit, "Better Half." [People]
  • Oh, apparently Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban are planning a baptism ceremony in Sydney for their unborn child. [Sydney Morning Herald]
  • Jamie-Lynn Sigler will be on three episodes of Entourage, playing herself… and maybe a love interest for one of the boys. Wanna bet it's Drama or Turtle? [E!]
  • The new 90210 will have a new Peach Pit, but maybe with the same old Nat inside. [Yahoo News]
  • Bindi Irwin has her own doll, which comes with binoculars, a camera, a cockatoo, a wombat and a python. [AP]
  • Susan Olsen, aka Cindy Brady, was so hungover on some radio show that she had to rush out and puke. There's video, sorta. [CNN]
  • City leaders in Malibu are trying to restrict the paparazzi in the area - the number has tripled; they're tailing celebrities on highways and once councilman says it's a "chaotic situation that keeps on getting worse." [Reuters]
  • Former Bachelor star Andrew Firestone married a Serbian model on Saturday. Try to seem interested. [US Magazine]
  • For her new show, Kath & Kim, Selma Blair says: "I let myself go a little. I didn't get fat, because that would sound wrong. I'm never going to be a big girl - I'm just a little floppy. It's hard going to the gym. It hurts. And it hurts when you don't see results. There's mirrors all over the gym!" [LA Times]