Will Madonna Bring Justin & Britney Back Together?

  • OMFG: Madonna wants to reunite Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake on stage during her Sticky & Sweet tour. See, Brit's in a video that will play during the concert; Justin worked on many of the songs on Hard Candy. But will the two of them perform live together??? [The Sun]
  • Justin performed at the ESPY awards and everyone loved him. He joked about his notorious 2004 Super Bowl gig with Janet Jackson: "I wanted to be the only guy at a football game to get to second base." He also sniffed David Beckham's shoes and proclaimed, "Smells like $250 million to me!" [People]
  • So you now how Josh Brolin and Jeffrey Wright were arrested in a bar brawl in Shreveport, Louisiana? Apparently they cops used pepper spray and tasers on the actors. One of the officers called Wright the N-word; Brolin was trying to smooth things over when he was repeatedly sprayed in the eyes by cops. [TMZ]
  • A source says Balthazar Getty's wife Rosetta is "humiliated" by his affair with Sienna Miller. The friend notes: "Rosetta left the country to protect the kids, and he continues to see Sienna publicly. It's humiliating." But apparently Balthazar and his wife had been living separate lives for a while. It's so hard to tell if Sienna's a homewrecker or if Mr. Getty is a cad. Or both. [People]
  • Is Kirsten Dunst stalking Emile Hirsh? [Page Six]
  • In a move that will surely not surprise you, Matthew McConaughey wants to start a record label, and his first artist is a reggae guy called Mishka. [Page Six]
  • The Al Reynolds YouTube video is such a slo-mo trainwreck. His hair is weird and he kind of says people think he's gay because he brushes his teeth and dresses nicely. But he states, "I am not a homosexual." [Page Six]
  • Director Mike Nichols had a coronary bypass over the weekend. Wife Diane Sawyer is by his side as he recovers. Be well! [Page Six]
  • Angelina Jolie ruined party coverage in St. Tropez. Ruined it! [Page Six]
  • Last year, Maxim called Sarah Jessica Parker the "Unsexiest Woman Alive," an insult she deemed "brutal." Are they trying to soothe her wounds? She's the "Unexpected Crush" in the August issue. [Page Six]
  • As reported in Midweek Madness, Miranda Kerr and Orlando Bloom have split; the Victoria's Secret model has rebounded with her ex, oily oil heir Brandon Davis. Downgrade? [News.com.au]
  • Also in Midweek Madness: It's a girl for Ashlee Simpson-Wentz. Pete's been sewing onesies. No, really. [Star]
  • Also, in a crowd of paparazzi yesterday, Pete had to yell, "She's fucking pregnant, move over!" to get a path cleared for himself and Ashlee. [ONTD]
  • Verne Troyer still lives with his ex-girlfriend, the young lady seen on his sex tape. "Ranae's still in the house," he says, which "makes it even harder, to, you know, not strangle her." [MSNBC]
  • Daisy Lowe says boyfriend Mark Ronson approves of his sister's relationship with Lindsay Lohan. "Lindsay is really down to earth. Her and Sam make a lovely couple - they seem really happy," says Daisy. "Their relationship is totally genuine. And they're just so sweet together. Mark totally approves." [The Sun]
  • Here's a cute picture of Lindsay kissing Sam on the neck. [TMZ]
  • The Samantha Ronson/Perez Hilton lawsuit still exists, sorta: Yesterday, Sam filed a negligence complaint against the lawyer who failed to win her defamation suit. Messy! [Yahoo News]
  • "She turns it on. A lot like Madonna. Where a lot of other artists are nervous or they're primping, you know, Madonna walks on and is casual; cameras are on her and then all of the sudden, wow! Same thing with Miley. She's hanging out, she's telling the jokes, she's laughing, she's signing an autograph. Camera goes on her and she was just unbelievable." — Brett Ratner on Miley Cyrus, for whom he directed a music video. [Yahoo News]
  • Ronnie Wood has entered rehab. Guess guzzling booze with an 18-year-old cocktail waitress who is not your wife of 23 years was not the right choice. [Reuters]
  • Katie Homes will guest star on Eli Stone, her first primetime TV gig since Dawson's Creek. [People]
  • Kelly Brook and Billy Zane are back together and Kelly's got an engagement band back on her finger, if you're keeping track of those two. [The Sun]
  • Heath Ledger's uncle has been charged with stealing and receiving stolen goods in Perth, Australia. [News.com.au]
  • Oh, l'amour! Rosario Dawson has a new boyfriend, a French DJ. [People]
  • Mena Suvari's engaged! Her beau is a music producer named Simone Sestito. This will be the second wedding for Mena; she divorced her (18 years older) first husband, Robert Brinkman, in 2000. She was 21. [Yahoo News]
  • Penelope Cruz is sofa king hot on the cover of the August issue of W. Penny sez: "I try not to go on the Internet and read about myself. It's a guaranteed way to get angry for no reason. You start looking at yourself from the outside, from the wrong place. And everything is out of proportion. The good things, the bad things - everything." And! On Javier Bardem: "I think he's the best actor alive. I think he has an amazing talent." [JustJared]
  • Three words: Andy Dick's dick. [Perez Hilton]
  • Brian Bonsall was due to appear in court yesterday but didn't show up. Now there's a warrant out. Someone's going to jail. [Perez Hilton]
  • "Talk to your children, at least once a week. If you've got time, do it two or three times a week. But otherwise, I find the times where I let weeks and weeks go by without talking to my children, that adds up." — Will Ferrell's (joking) advice to new mom Nicole Kidman. [People]
  • Tori Amos: Working on a "secret" musical. [Best Week Ever]