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  • Claire Danes and her boyfriend, actor Hugh Dancy, are engaged to be married. Both Jordan Catalano and Brian Krakow are extremely bummed right now. No word yet on how Tino feels about all this, though.[People]
  • Drew Barrymore and ex-boyfriend Justin Long may not be on the best terms: "Drew came up to Justin and started whining that he kept ignoring her," says a source, "He was apologizing and saying that he didn't see her but seemed really annoyed and . . . not that into her."[PageSix]
  • Are Natalie Portman and Ryan Gosling dating? [LaineyGossip]
  • Rhianna is helping a 5-year old fan find a bone marrow donor: "When I saw the video of Jasmina it broke my heart. It is so unfair that for a black patient it's so much harder to find a bone marrow match,"Rhianna says, "Jasmina has acute leukemia and she needs a bone marrow transplant to live." [People]
  • Isla Fisher confesses that she's actually not much of a Shopaholic: "I've never been a shopaholic myself," Fisher says, "And I hope people aren't offended by this display of excess. Because it's based on books that came out long before the economic crisis, with so many young couples in difficulty. My heart goes out to them." [ShowbizSpy]
  • Is Lipstick Jungle leaving NBC? Star Lindsay Price says she's heard rumors of a move: "Bravo or Lifetime...That's what they're saying...Or they're talking about maybe doing what they did with Friday Night Lights-airing on DirecTV and then later on NBC."[E!]
  • Liv Tyler says that she and her father, Aerosmith's Steven Tyler, aren't as close as they once were: "In the past few years we haven't been very close. He has been going through a lot of things on his own and he has not been the… he hasn't been around that much for us," Tyler says, "So that's been hard. But I probably shouldn't be talking about this."[DailyMail]
  • Kids' hoodies from Gwen Stefani's Harajuku Lovers line have been recalled, as the drawstring through the hood could cause a strangulation hazard. [NYTimes]
  • "I know this will be my most favourite performance ever and I'm going to do everything I possibly can to make it the best one, but I think M.I.A. might one-up me by having her baby onstage. It's going to be so awesome."- Katy Perry [DailyExpress]
  • If you're dating Jennifer Aniston, prepare to be taped: the actress saves messages from past relationships. "I still have the cassette tapes of messages from my first boyfriend, my second boyfriend, my husband. It's like saving love letters."[TheSun]
  • Is Michael Lohan too broke to blog? After announcing he was no longer blogging, but not explaining why, a "Failure of Payment" notice was posted by the site's webmaster. Whoops! [JustJared]
  • Sad news: Emmy-winning actor James Whitmore, who played Brooks in The Shawshank Redemption has died of lung cancer at the age of 87. [E!]
  • Pete Doherty is pretty convinced that his house is haunted: "My house is definitely haunted," Doherty says, "All of a sudden you hear a mad party going on in the west wing. It used to be the servants' quarters, which is creepy. When I hear it I just hide. It's uncomfortable but I think if I don't bother them, they won't bother me. Half the time I'm in my own world anyway."[DailyMail]
  • Lisa Kudrow says she's glad she got to play Phoebe Buffay: "I think it's great because she was such a happy person," Kudrow says, "I am so pleased that I was part of the show. I always thought, once the series was over, it would fade from memory. I keep expecting that to happen but it doesn't - there are all these kids around the world who are discovering the show, and realising how funny it is. I don't think there are that many good sitcoms around any more."[DailyMail]
  • Amy Winehouse is steering clear of crack...by smoking pot ten times a day. "Amy hasn't touched crack or cocaine for months. She has been really good," says a friend. "Drugs are easy to get in St Lucia but she has just stuck to smoking dope. The amazing thing is she smokes all morning then sees her personal trainer in the afternoon and is put through a gruelling workout."[TheSun]
  • Jenny Craig has shot down rumors that Jessica Simpson would be their next spokesperson by praising the star's healthy physique: "Ms. Simpson has publicly stated that she is healthy, feels great and is very happy with her body. We would agree. Ms. Simpson looks fantastic and we see no reason for her to participate in a weight management program." [E!]
  • Sadly, Jessica had a bad night while performing in front of 9,000 fans in Michigan, fighting tears and forgetting some of her lines: "Dear God, help me get through this tonight," Jessica told the crowd. "You probably just heard me say that; I have a weak voice and I'm feeling vulnerable tonight." According to her rep: "Jessica had an off night," her rep tells Usmagazine.com. "She's a perfectionist and wanted to start some songs over. She always wants to give the best performance for her fans."[USMagazine]
  • "There's a thin line between narcissism, even if it's a healthy narcissism, and entertainment. But I chose to go on stage to be validated because I felt so bashed. If I'm not going to talk about myself in front of strangers and see if they laugh and understand, then what's the point of it? I don't want to tell people, "Did you ever notice this about Kmart?" I don't want to tell anyone how they think or what they see. That's what happened to me. I take a great pride in three things as a comedian: the premises are real, I'm prolific, and I feel strongly that who I am on stage is the same as who I am off."- Richard Lewis[HuffingtonPost]
  • Subway has forgiven Michael Phelps for smoking up, and has welcomed him back as a sponsor: "Like most Americans, and like Michael Phelps himself, we were disappointed in his behavior," Subway rep Megan Driscoll says, "Also like most Americans, we accept his apology. Moving forward, he remains in our plans." [USMagazine]
  • Robert Pattinson is totally addicted to coke, you guys. Um, Diet Coke, that is: "I was just taking out my trash and I had, like, 300 cans of Diet Coke," Pattinson says. "It was just like, 'How did that happen?' I don't even remember buying them. I also like Cinnamon Toast Crunch. My addictions are pretty much the only things I consume." Translation to crazy-ass fans: "I don't drink blood, I'm not going to bite you, and I'm not really Edward Cullen."[ShowbizSpy]
  • Emily Blunt says she had to sneak in doughnuts to the set of The Devil Wears Prada: "I was being watched like a hawk, but by the end I'd be sneaking in doughnuts just to annoy the producers." Aww, that's kind of like how I'm always making "glasses" out of two chocolate donuts, just to annoy my friends. Celebrities! They're just like us! [ShowbizSpy]