Kiefer Attack "Vicious, Violent, Unprovoked"; Carrie Prejean Caught In A Lie

  • It's unclear why Kiefer Sutherland allegedly headbutted fashion designer Jack McCollough. Some say McCollough bumped into Brooke Shields, but his rep says, "he was the victim of a vicious, violent, unprovoked assault." [People]
  • Brooke Shields' rep insists "nothing happened to her" and that "Jack did nothing inappropriate." Police plan to interview Shields and Sutherland. [E!]
  • Carrie Prejean sent Keith Lewis, Co-Executive Director of Miss California USA, an email about the topless pictures of her on the internet. She wrote, "This was when I was 17 years old. I was a minor. It was when I was first getting into the modeling world, being naive, and young. I shouldnt (sic) have taken the photo of me in my underwear. There are no other photos of me. This was the only one I took." But, TMZ says someone sent them four pictures over the weekend, but they didn't publish them because her rep said she was only 17. Lewis responded, "I'm absolutely stunned. This completely changes things for us. Yesterday we thought she had explained things accurately. We need to revisit this issue with her." [TMZ]
  • As Carrie Prejean suggested in her statement on the topless photos yesterday, her rep says, "It's not a semi-nude pose because she's modeling for lingerie." That would mean she has not violated her Miss California contract that says she may not pose nude or semi-nude. [TMZ]
  • Deanna Hummel, the woman whose brother told Us that she's having an affair with Jon Gosselin of Jon and Kate Plus 8, says it's not true. "My brother is making this all up," Hummel says. "He has no credibility ... I can't even stomach the lies he's saying about me. My brother is very shady," says Hummel. "He has no job. He has a criminal background. He was charged for drug distribution. He's on probation right now." [People]
  • Earlier this week two bystanders were injured in a car crash stunt on the set of the Nicholas Cage movie Sorcerer's Apprentice in Times Square. Last night, the crew crashed into a parked car when swerving to avoid a taxi and while filming in Brooklyn a fire broke out at a cleaner's and parked production trucks may have blocked firefighters. Gothamist asks, "How many people have to be hospitalized before Nic Cage's reign of terror ends?" [Gothamist]
  • Tyler Perry's alleged stalker, Dawne Wilson, was indicted yesterday on a felony aggravated stalking charge. She will be arraigned tomorrow. [TMZ]
  • Today Tyra Banks told Rachel Ray that she's glad she lost prom queen in high school, because otherwise she might have become "a bigheaded bitch." [E!]
  • Paris Hilton is being sued by movie producers who say she didn't do enough to promote the film Pledge This!, which subsequently bombed. When being questioned about her cell phone usage, Hilton said, "I've never looked at my phone bill in my entire life," adding that she has no idea who does pay the bill. "With my phone I never know, because I lose it all the time," she testified. "I probably get a new cell phone like every two weeks." [The Smoking Gun]
  • Judd Apatow said in order to secure a PG-13 rating for his film Year One, he had to cut a joke about "a certain character who could put a part of his anatomy in his own mouth. I don't think you can say that online. It's not one of the main characters. We removed that. It was definitely one of our favorite jokes." [NY Magazine]
  • Michelle Obama filmed her Sesame Street appearance yesterday and said, "I think it's probably the best thing I've done so far in the White House." The Daily Mail pointed out that she's met the Queen. We still don't see anything wrong with Michelle's statement. [Gawker]
  • Here's a list of 10 famous people who have been banned from entering the U.K., including Martha Stewart, Snoop Dogg, and Barack Obama's half-brother. [Mental Floss]
  • The Associated Students of the University of Arizona are almost one million dollars in debt from putting on a concert featuring Jay-Z and Kelly Clarkson. The students gave away 4,000 tickets assuming they would make up the money they paid the performers from advertising sales, but due to the recession the ad revenue didn't come pouring in. [Perez Hilton]
  • Jennifer Garner co-wrote an editorial on the Huffington Post to advocate for early childhood education on behalf of Save the Children. [HuffPo]
  • Jennifer Garner credits her sister Melissa with her success. "If I'm totally honest, I wouldn't be where I am today if it wasn't for the fact that I have this bigger-than-life, incredible older sister," says Garner. "She's beautiful, and she was valedictorian, got a 1600 on her SATs and was the head majorette. I was just the middle kid, kind of looking for attention. So that's what drove me, I think, to do things she wasn't doing." [The Independent]
  • Now The Daily Mail is attacking Gwyneth Paltrow for suggesting in her GOOP newsletter that people should use natural beauty products, which seems pretty unfair. [Style]
  • There are so many X-Men spinoff movies in the work it's hard to keep track. After X-Men Origins: Wolverine's big opening weekend, it has been announced there will be a sequel to that film starring Hugh Jackman, and Ryan Reynold's character Deadpool will get his own film. Fox is also working on a X-Men Origins film about Magneto and another called X-Men: First Class by O.C. creator Josh Schwartz. [E!]
  • You can watch the new U2 music video for "Magnificent" here: [Rolling Stone]
  • Kylie Minogue will perform in six North American cities this fall, in her first concert tour of the continent. [People]
  • MTV Movie Awards host Andy Samburg made a fake "Best Fight" nomination video starring Will Arnett and Bill Hader. Watch it here: [Video Gum]
  • Food critic Gael Greene Tweeted the a TV pilot based on her memoir is in production. She said, "Uma Thurman is standing by to play me." [Eater]
  • South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone are big Monty Python fans. "I'd love to meet John Cleese - he is a legend. The real struggle is to find the story," says Stone, "We don't set out to offend. We always do - but that's not the starting point." [The Daily Express]
  • Katy Perry says that three years ago she and her boyfriend at the time got "fake married" in Las Vegas. She explains, "We took all the pictures with the minister, with the fake cake, in the fake chapel and got a fake marriage certificate. We went and bought a wedding dress and a suit at a thrift store, and scanned the pictures and the certificate to my family members, my manager at the time [and] totally freaked the shit out of them." [People]
  • The Barnsley House hotel in the Cotswolds, which celebrities such as Gwyneth Paltrow, Elizabeth Hurley, and Nicole Kidman have stayed in, is for sale as debts have put the company that owns it out of business. [The Guardian]
  • Tom Hanks has produced three of the past five films he starred in. He said, "I'm certainly not in it for the business. I mean, it's not like I need the job. I guess, if the truth be told, I didn't want to be at the mercy of the marketplace. I don't want to have to wait for the phone to ring to say, 'You now get to create something.' As an actor I am always waiting for my luck to run out. Now, I'm very lucky that, as yet, that hasn't happened, but I'm very aware that, any time now, the marketplace could say, 'That's it, we're done with you.' If I am producing, I can create something every day and it's a darn sight more fun than woodworking or building a stereo." [The Telegraph]