In Blow To Tabloid Industry, Angelina's Womb Closed For Business

  • Angelina Jolie has reportedly been told she shouldn't bear any more babies for health reasons. But what of the babies the tabloids insist she conceived about two months before the twins' birth? [E!, The Superficial]
  • An arrest for the murder of Mark Ruffalo's brother is imminent, according to "law enforcement sources" willing to talk to TMZ. Scott Ruffalo died from a bullet wound to the head earlier this month. The two people in the room with him say Scott was playing Russian roulette, but the coroner says his death was a homicide. [TMZ]
  • Kevin Bacon's rep has confirmed that he and wife Kyra Sedgwick lost money in Bernie Madoff's $50 billion Ponzi scheme. However, he would not comment on the rumor that they've lost everything except their land and the money in their checking accounts. On the bright side, that Kevin Bacon game will probably come in handy if he needs to ask around for some loans. [NY Magazine]
  • John Mayer covered Mariah Carey's song "All I Want for Christmas is You" and you can listen to it here. We're still waiting for John's version of "Touch My Body." [ONTD]
  • Marlon Brando was desperate to sell stuff on QVC, according to a new book by his aide. Shortly before his death in 2004, Brando's fortune had dwindled to $9,000 and he thought he could earn some quick cash on the home shopping channel. He even met with a QVC executive, but sadly the deal fell through, depriving the world of Marlon Brando brand undershirts. [Village Voice]
  • In his new movie Bruno: Delicious Journeys Through America For The Purpose of Making Heterosexual Males Visibly Uncomfortable In The Presence Of A Gay Foreigner In A Mesh T-Shirt Sacha Baron Cohen will mock former BFF Madonna by having Bruno and his boyfriend adopt an African baby named David and parade the baby around the fashion capitals of the world. Et tu, Borat? [The Sun]
  • Nicole Richie keeps her marriage strong by sharing her bedroom fantasies with hubby Joel Madden via text messages when they're not together. Her former body guard says she's constantly sending him messages, "telling him what she is wearing and what she wants to do with him when she gets home." They have an infant at home. We bet she's wearing a sweatshirt with baby spit on it and she fantasizes that he'll take Harlow when he gets home. [Perez Hilton]
  • Russell Crowe has been asked to slim down by March for his role as the Sherrif of Nottingham in Ridley Scott's new Robin Hood movie. If Scott gets a phone thrown at his head, he can't say he wasn't warned. [Daily Mail]
  • It looks like Paris Hilton's diversionary tactics may have gone awry in Australia. Fans and photographers fawned over a Paris look-alike with her signature blonde hair, big bag, and cell phone attached to her ear, who got in a Ferrari. When the real Paris stepped out half an hour later she was "boo"ed.[News.com.au]
  • Could an upcoming award show be hosted by Ricky Gervais and Steve Carell? The two had a memorable interaction at the Emmys and Gervais's name is often mentioned in rumors about awards show hosts. "I would love to host anything with Steve Carell," says Gervais."I would do a cat show with Steve Carell. I would do Computer Nerds' Mr. Universe with Steve Carell. So if anyone asks me if I will host a show with Steve Carell, the answer's yes." Gervais and Carell hosting together? We'd love to attend those Dundies. [CNN]