Chris Brown Sentenced; Jon Gosselin Wants Regular JobS

  • Chris Brown was sentenced today to 5 years probation and 180 days of community labor. The judge said she's aware of the rumors that he and Rihanna are in touch and won't tolerate a violation of the protective order.
  • She ordered Chris not to assault or threaten Rihanna, or even speak to her on the phone or through a third party. He has to stay 100 years away from her, or 10 yards away if they're at an industry event. The judge said she wants Chris to do hard work for his community service, like washing cars or removing graffiti. He has to pay several fines, can't own weapons, and must complete a 52 week domestic violence program. [TMZ]
  • Jon Gosselin says being paid to have your life filmed is hard work. "I wish I had a 9 to 5 job instead of the nightmare I'm living. This is 24/7," he said. "I don't even want to do taping for the show anymore." [Us]
  • Jon and Kate Gosselin are feuding over money. Jon says Kate is hiding assets from him and Kate says he's wasting the kids' money on taking various female friends on vacation, buying sports cars, and renting a pricy New York apartment. [Radar Online]
  • Amy Winehouse is suing ex Blake Fielder-Civil's mother for selling one of the letters she wrote him while he was in jail. [The Sun]
  • During a trip to Las Vegas Paris Jackson went to a salon with one of her aunts and got what she said was her first haircut. [People]
  • Lisa Marie Presley says Christine White, the former nanny who is suing her for not getting meal breaks and having to work 7 days a week, actually took frequent breaks in her own guest house on the property and had chefs and other staff at her disposal. Presley says, "Ms. White's self-entitlement became more and more severe as she became exposed to the various 'perks' she was given on the job." [TMZ]
  • Ola Ray, the woman who starred in the "Thriller" video, sued Michael Jackson in May claiming she wasn't paid enough. Now she's filed a creditor's claim against his estate. [TMZ]
  • Steven Tyler says he's recovering from breaking his shoulder after jumping off the stage at a show, saying, "I've been better. I've got my arm in a sling. I'm on all the drugs I'm not supposed to be on. But I'm dealing with the pain pretty good." He joked that he jumped off the stage because the band needed publicity. As for the rumors that he was drunk during the incident he joked, "Do I sound fucked up or stoned?" [Rolling Stone]
  • Shia LaBeouf was seen cuddling and kissing his Money Never Sleeps co-star Carey Mulligan at a cafe in New York on Sunday. [People]
  • Officials from the Church of Bulgaria are urging people not to attend a Madonna concert in the country this weekend because they say she "openly violates" Christian symbols and displays "a disrespectful and intolerant attitude" toward Christians. [AP]
  • Debi Mazar says that her best friend Madonna is excited that she'll be on the new season of Dancing With The Stars (with dancing partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy). "She's really excited for me," said Mazar. "She was on her way to Budapest and she just said, "Oh, my God! How great! And you are dancing with Russians-how lucky are you?!" [E!]
  • Marissa Jaret Winokur joked that she didn't write her weight loss blog for People last week because she "called in fat." [People]
  • Brandi Glanville says she had an idea that her husband Eddie Cibrian was attracted to LeAnn Rimes when they went on a double date with LeAnn and her husband Dean Sheremet. Glanville says she's used to woman throwing themselves at Eddie but, "it was different this time. It was a little more reciprocated." She says that Rimes and Sheremet "were very touchy-feely. They seemed happy. [But] I felt like it was almost like 'I love my husband. I'm not after your husband.'" [People]
  • In the next few weeks Wikipedia will introduce a system to check new entries about famous people before they go live to prevent false entries. [Telegraph]
  • Javier Bardem, John Leguizamo, Penelope Cruz and Rosario Dawson will be honored at the ALMA awards on September 17, which celebrate Latino achievement in entertainment. [Hollywood Reporter]
  • TLC members Rozonda Thomas and Tionne Watkins (a.k.a. Chilli and T-Boz) will perform together for the first time in six years at the Justin Timberlake and Friends concert in Las Vegas on October 17. [Rolling Stone]
  • At the link is a two minute video of Jasmine Fiore shot in 2005 when she hosted a promotional segment for a Las Vegas clothing store. [Radar Online]
  • Jordan denied the rumors that she's pregnant with Alex Reid's baby, writing on her website, "No no no its sooo not true looks like ill have to pee on the preggie stick to prove this not engaged of getting married x [sic]." [The Sun]
  • True Blood had 5.3 million viewers on Sunday, making it the show's highest rated episode ever. [Entertainment Weekly]
  • Alyssa Milano and David Bugliari are on their honeymoon at an undisclosed South Pacific resort. A friend of the couple says, "They've already celebrated their one-week anniversary." [People]
  • BBC Radio Ulster is in trouble with a media regulating agency because Tony Curtis called in to a radio show in the middle of the day and said "bastards," "bullshit," and "fuck off." He didn't realize the show was live. [The Guardian]
  • Patrick Stewart saw a ghost while performing Waiting For Godot with Ian McKellen at the Theatre Royal Haymarket, which many believe is haunted. Stewart saw a man standing in the wings wearing 19th century garb and told McKellen during intermission, "I just saw a ghost. On stage, during Act One." [Telegraph]
  • "I think of myself as a funny guy but nobody thinks I'm funnier than my daughters. We have three dogs. If I act like one of the dogs with the dogs, they go crazy. It's like we're talking Richard Pryor in his heyday." — Jerry O'Connell [People]
  • "In the mid-'90s, my dad said to me 'Son, you've got all of your eggs in one basket and you are living and dying by music,'" says Billy Ray Cyrus. "He said 'I want you to have a career like Kenny Rogers.'" Billy Ray took his dad's advice and became and actor, winning a role in Mulholland Drive. [CNN]
  • "Tabloids were my text books, I'd tear out pages. I embrace pop culture; everything that people say is poisonous, ostentatious and shallow. It's like my chemistry book. I look though everything and make what I believe is art out of it." — Lady Gaga [CNN]