Heath Ledger's Death: Case Closed
  • Apparently the DEA's massive investigation into Heath Ledger's death is unprecedented. Is this case "special" because of Heath's fame? [TMZ]
  • The case is now closed, with Mary-Kate Olsen off the hook. [TMZ, Reuters, USA Today, People]
  • Morgan Freeman, 71, is still in the hospital after his car wreck a week ago, and, as has been previously reported, has announced he's divorcing his wife of 24 years. They've been separated since December and have no kids. The woman in the car accident was Demaris Meyer, 48, a "friend." [Page Six]
  • George Clooney is on vacation with Cindy Crawford, her husband and kids. They're all on a boat in the Mediterranean and I'm not. [People]
  • The body of a woman — who had been missing since attending Lil' Kim's birthday party on Sunday night — was found yesterday in a closet on the roof of the party location, a New York club called Spotlight Live. [TMZ]
  • Nicole Kidman says baby Sunday "looks like Keith." Hopefully the kid doesn't have the frosted, flat-ironed hair, though. Or stubble. [People]
  • Oh. Sunday's hair has a "reddish tinge." [News.com.au]
  • Star mag reported that Shia LaBeouf is in danger having his pinky finger amputated; apparently it is a "completely fabricated story." [E!]
  • Despite previous reports, Britney Spears will not, repeat, NOT, be playing a killer lesbian stripper in Quentin Tarantino's remake of Faster Pussycat! Kill! Kill!. Damn. [PopDirt]
  • Some spin control re: Sienna Miller and Balthazar Getty: When they met he was already separated from his wife; his mother likes Sienna; he sees his kids but is not trying to get back with his wife. As for Sienna, a source says, "There's no way she would ever get involved with another married man after Jude Law." Sigh. [The Sun]
  • A "spurned mistress" who recalls the day she realized her lover would never leave his wife says, "I know how Sienna feels." [Daily Mail]
  • Neil Patrick Harris on Anderson Cooper: "He's dreamy. Just dreamy." Anderson Cooper: "I'll have to start watching Neil's show." Hee! [Janet Charlton's Hollywood]
  • Beverly Johnson, the world's first black supermodel, is going on Tyra's talk show to discuss the modeling industry, race, age and weight. More black models in the spotlight! Please. [Page Six]
  • Here's how you know it's a slow gossip day: Lily Allen yawned in front of her grandpa. And it's news. [The Sun]
  • Jenna Jameson: Using lip collagen while pregnant. Not a good idea. [Awful Plastic Surgery]
  • Martin Bashir, the dude who interviewed Michael Jackson and Princes Di, went to the Asian American Journalists Association convention last month. In his keynote speech Bashir said, "I'm happy to be in the midst of so many Asian babes. In fact, I'm happy that the podium covers me from the waist down." He was booed. [Rush & Molloy]
  • Seth Rogen says Pineapple Express is not a pot movie. "I think this is just a movie about guys who smoke weed." [Rush & Molloy]
  • Peter Berg was a passenger in a Cadillac back in 2006 when the car allegedly hit a golf cart. The driver of the golf cart was killed; Berg is now being sued. Berg is an actor-turned-director whom you may have seen in Alias, Chicago Hope or Smokin' Aces. [TMZ]
  • Usher's mom is once again his manager. Lackluster album sales could be the reason he dumped famed manager Benny Medina. Then again, do people buy records anymore? [People]
  • Kate Moss swapped lives for a day with her daughter's nanny, as a gift for the nanny's 60th birthday. The nanny had a champagne breakfast, was taken out on a yacht and "lavished with gifts." By the by, the nanny — Mary Davidson — is Sadie Frost's mom. [The Sun]
  • Did Paris Hilton memorize her lines for that FunnyOrDie video? Some say cue cards were not used; a source says "She couldn't recite her address without a Teleprompter." [MSNBC]
  • John Mayer made an onstage joke about "dream cheating," in which you make out with someone who is not your girlfriend in your dreams. Jennifer Aniston: Not amused. [MSNBC]
  • Word is it takes $10,000 a month to look as good as Jennifer Aniston does. [The Sun]
  • Joss Stone headbutted her brother in church. A baptism turned into a brawl when Joss was 30 minutes late. Jesus! [Mirror]
  • A judge has dismissed a woman's wrongful termination claims against Bob Barker, former host of Price Is Right. This could be the moment for a "Price is wrong, bitch" joke but probably not. [Reuters]
  • In a survey of 1,000 Londoners, 48% said they're sick of hearing news about Amy Winehouse. It would be awesome to hear that she's pulled it together, though. [Perez Hilton]
  • Lisa Marie, Tim Burton's ex-fiancée, was suing the director, claiming he offered her cash to walk away from their relationship. The California Court of Appeal has dismissed the case. [TMZ]
  • Speaking of Tim Burton, Johnny Depp has been cast as the Mad Hatter in Burton's version of Alice In Wonderland. [ONTD]
  • A California hip-hop label is suing Mary J. Blige and her producer for stealing tunes. No more drama! [NY Post]
  • Betty White explains why she and the other Golden Girls didn't go to Estelle Getty's funeral: "We were with Estelle when it mattered. Paul, her wonderful caretaker, knew I wasn't going to her funeral. Funerals are about [journalism]… who was there and who wasn't? That's not about Estelle. We adored her. To tell you the truth, her passing is tough on us, but it's a blessing for her. She's been so ill for so long, she's in a better place now, wherever she is." [ET]
  • "I'm such a work in progress at the moment, it's crazy, and life wants me on edge, I swear to you. But as long as I don't forget the past, I'm cool. One must always be mindful, just like you might forget that old girlfriend who tried to slit your throat, but she's really still hot. If you remember the stitches more than you remember the pussy, you're going to be just fine." — Robert Downey Jr. in Rolling Stone. [E!]