Oprah Winfrey Will Make Sarah Palin Wish She'd Never Been Born

  • Sarah Palin's spokespeople say she is not snubbing Oprah Winfrey by refusing to appear on her show. Palin's flack says it's "nothing personal" and that Palin has just been too busy. "The governor was invited to appear. She was also invited to appear on Letterman, Leno, Stephanopoulos, The Daily Show. She passed on a vast majority of these requests," Palin's spokesdude, Bill McAllister, says. Uh oh. Now Palin has really done it. You can slight Letterman; you can kick Stephanopoluos to the curb. But you never, ever mess with the Oprah. [CNN]
  • Katy Perry is publicly apologizing for calling herself a "skinnier version" of Lily Allen last year. "I was just kind of joking and trying to be funny," Perry tells Us. "I didn't mean anything by it. Comedians are not necessarily to be taken super seriously." Hmm, Lily's not so amused! Quoth Ms. Allen: "She's like, 'Aha, I'm like a fatter version of Amy Winehouse and a skinner version of Lily Allen!' It's like, you're not English and you don't write your own songs, shut up!" [Us]
  • Jessica Biel is lamenting the lack of good roles for women in Hollywood. "Your face and your body can get your foot in the door, obviously. And I'm thankful for that…But I think it's almost historical in Hollywood that there just aren't so many good parts for women as they are for men. I think as long as you're playing the wife or the girlfriend to the lead then you're always playing second fiddle to the guys." [People]
  • With one failed starter marriage behind her, Kate Hudson says she's not sure she'll wed again, not even if it involves a kooky scenario in which she competes with her bff for bridezilla honors. "I don't know if I'll ever get married again…I don't know. ... It depends on who you end up with." [People]
  • Kid Rock is telling PETA to suck it. "I want to go to war with PETA. My biggest extravagance is fur coats — I've got every kind of animal in my wardrobe," says Kid. We're sure this has absolutely nothing to do with the fact that his ex, Pam Anderson, is a fur-hatin' PETA spokeswoman. No, nothing at all. [US News & World Report]
  • T.R. Knight's press folks say that despite rumors, he will not be leaving Grey's Anatomy. [UPI, EW]
  • Um, now they're telling People that he is leaving. [People]
  • Police were called to Stevie Wonder's house in the San Fernando Valley after his cousin "reportedly began unloading items including a fridge onto the property." Apparently the fridge was neither signed, sealed, nor delivered appropriately. [Daily Express]
  • Check out O.J.'s booking photo here if you want a new image for your dart board. [TMZ]
  • Kate Moss knows how to keep help. The diminutive model allegedly took her nanny, Mary Davidson, on a shopping spree at Topshop in London. "Kate kept insisting that she ‘buy buy buy’! She was shouting: ‘Come on girls!’ to their pals and seemed keen to get them some fantastic clobber. Pretty soon Mary perked up and began tearing clothes off the racks. Shoppers looked shocked to see Kate running round the store," a source says. [The London Paper]
  • We interrupt our regularly scheduled hating on Gwyneth Paltrow to congratulate her on her fifth wedding anniversary to Coldplay crooner Chris Martin. You can now go back to your Goopenfreude. [Daily Express]
  • Speaking of Chris Martin, he and the rest of his Coldplay bandmates are denying that they plagiarized one of guitarist Joe Satriani's songs, releasing a statement that read, in part, ""Joe Satriani is a great musician, but he did not write or have any influence on the song 'Viva La Vida.' We respectfully ask him to accept our assurances of this and wish him well with all future endeavors." [Yahoo]
  • Clay Aiken's got a booooyfriend: he's been linked to Broadway dancer Reed Kelly. The pair met when Aiken was doing Spamalot. Heh. Doing. Spam. A Lot. [Star]
  • Common thinks that Barack Obama's election will make hip hop more hopeful. "I think hip-hop artists will have no choice but to talk about different things and more positive things, and try to bring a brighter side to that because, even before Barack, I think people had been tired of hearing the same thing." Hip Hope Hooray? [CNN ]
  • Jimmy Fallon's web shorts, a precursor to his forthcoming late night show on NBC, have debuted online. Everyone thinks they suck. [Perez]
  • Speaking of Weekend Update refugees, next week's SNL will unfortunately be Amy Poehler's last. "Amy was excited to return to SNL for a surprise visit and will also appear on next week's show before officially departing to focus on her new NBC sitcom," says a flack. The Weekend Update desk will not be the same without her adorable face. [CC Insider]