Sarah Palin "Disappointed" With Levi Johnston's Appearance On Tyra

  • Sarah Palin isn't smiling with her eyes over Levi Johnston's appearance on the Tyra Banks Show, where he discussed his relationship with Palin's daughter, Bristol. Palin has released a statement accusing Johnston of "lies."[People]
  • "Bristol did not even know Levi was going on the show. We're disappointed that Levi and his family, in a quest for fame, attention, and fortune, are engaging in flat-out lies, gross exaggeration, and even distortion of their relationship," the statement reads, "Bristol's focus will remain on raising Tripp, completing her education, and advocating abstinence," the statement continues. "It is unfortunate that Levi finds it more appealing to exploit his previous relationship with Bristol than to contribute to the well being of the child. Bristol realizes now that she made a mistake in her relationship and is the one taking responsibility for their actions." [People]
  • As Margaret reported last night, Rihanna is back home in Barbados. Her father says she's doing well: "Of course, I'm happy to have her home. Things are good with her," Ronald Fenty says, "She is doing really, really well. She's back to herself again." [USWeekly]
  • Is Chris Noth too busy for the Sex and the City sequel? [E!]
  • Uh-oh: a nanny claims that Robert DeNiro and his wife owe her $40,000 in back pay. [PageSix]
  • No Doubt will be making an appearance on the Today show next month. [NME]
  • "I call them my Testosterousers, in an attempt to make them more masculine."-Russell Brand on his skintight leather pants. [TimesOnline]
  • Vanessa Hudgens is proud of her role model status: "In Hollywood there are a lot of trouble makers and it is all that kids see," Hudgens says, "And the fact that there are people like me and Ashley Tisdale who are good kids and the fact that they can and do look up to us, makes me very proud. It's an honor but quite daunting at the same time." [ShowbizSpy]
  • Watchmen star Jackie Earle Haley will be playing Freddie Krueger in the upcoming Nightmare on Elm Street reboot. [E!]
  • "I like America. When I go overseas I spend a lot of time defending my country. America shouldn't work. There are 300 million people. Every day it hasn't evolved into people eating each other and race war. It's like 'OK! Let's count that as a success'."-Matt Stone[Guardian]
  • Josh Hartnett has been released from the hospital and is doing fine, according to his rep, Susan Patricola: ""They are running tests, which take time to get back and it's a process of elimination. They just have to figure out what it is." [People]
  • Jamie Kennedy and Jennifer Love Hewitt are closer than ever after Hewitt helped Kennedy recover from kidney stones. The two were spotted at a restaurant being very lovey dovey: "She was very sweet to him, ordered for him and made sure he drank plenty of water, says a source, "Jamie put his arm around Jennifer in a loving way and pulled her closer to him. It was obvious that he appreciated that Jennifer took care of him." [People]
  • Ben Affleck accidentally taught his daughter, Violet, to swear in German: "All the food is coming, spilling towards me. And I go, 'Shhhhh... and I turn it around and say 'sheisse'. Why I came up with that word, I don't know, I have not even been to Germany, but I guess that's a German swear word in my subconscious.I thought, 'I've averted disaster.' I look over at her and she says, 'What's sheisse? Why did you say sheisse?' I said, 'It's just a bad word, and we don't say that.' As soon as I told her it was a bad word, I was like, 'You idiot.' So she just goes, sheisse, sheisse, sheisse, sheisse, over and over again. It turned into a total nightmare for me. My daughter's swearing in German." [DailyExpress]
  • Guy Richie says he's "saddened" that Madonna's adoption application was denied: "'I fully supported Madonna in her decision to apply for this adoption, and I am saddened that her application has been rejected," Richie says, "She is motivated only by being a caring parent who seeks to share some of the advantages and opportunities that her life has given her. This time it did not work out, but there will be other opportunities and I wish her well in them. She is a great mum." [DailyMail]
  • "I'm as romantic as anyone. I find the clichés of romance don't appeal to me particularly, I'm not a fan of Valentine's Day, for instance, because I think the idea of an appointed day to give roses is a bit facile.
    I think that if romance is simply going from thrill to thrill, whether it's from partner to partner or from poem to poem or from song to song, then that's something I'd be quite sceptical about."- Colin Firth[DailyMail]
  • Demi Moore reportedly saved a woman's life after calling attention to a suicidal tweet she spotted on Twitter. "Everyone I was very torn about responding or retweeting that woman's post but felt uncomfortable just letting it go," Moore wrote on her Twitter, "Thanks everyone for reaching out to the San Jose PD i am told they are aware and no need to call anymore. I do not know this woman... And if it is a joke it is not funny and nor is this an appropriate outlet for such a serious matter. Time for us to move on." [TheSun]