Cops Suspended For Leaking Rihanna Photo; Jon Plans Playdate For Hailey & The KidsS

  • Two female LAPD officers were suspended for leaking the photo of a beaten Rihanna. They are facing disciplinary action and a possible charge of identifying a victim of domestic violence if it's proven that they were responsible. [Contact Music]
  • TMZ interviewed Richmond City Councilman Doug Conner about Chris Brown's hard labor duties, but now he says he doesn't know anything about Chris. He released a statement saying, "I have no knowledge of any legal arrangements regarding Chris Brown. Richmond, Virginia does not have a 'hard labor program.' Virginia Commonwealth University does not have gang graffiti." [TMZ]
  • A source says that Jon Gosselin told Kate Gosselin that he's planning on bringing Hailey Glassman to their home soon to spend time with their children, causing Kate to cry hysterically. "I think Jon is incredibly insensitive for doing this," said Kate's friend "This came out of nowhere. It took Kate totally by surprise." Another source says, "Jon thinks Kate is a big drama queen and turns on the tears to get sympathy." [Radar Online]
  • Yesterday Jon Gosselin gave Hailey Glassman a tour of his hometown, Wernersville, PA. "They definitely looked like two people in love," says a source. "They were both laughing and smiling and just enjoying being together finally without worrying about being seen. They kissed and held hands a lot." [Us]
  • In light of recent rumors that they've broken up, Jon Gosselin and Hailey Glassman made sure the paparazzi caught them kissing while they were in Wernersville. [Radar Online]
  • Jon Gosselin, who as you'll recall isn't divorced yet, went to Tiffany's in King of Prussia, PA with Hailey and when she wasn't looking he checked out the engagement rings. [Perez Hilton]
  • Vampire Diaries stars Nina Dobrev, Sara Canning, Kayla Ewell, and Candice Accola were arrested Georgia for allegedly dangling off a bridge over I-75 and flashing driver. They told police they were just filming for the show, but a police spokeswoman said, "One girl was holding another girl's ankles and hanging her over the bridge like she was going to drop her." Actress Krystal Vayda, who isn't on the show, and photographer Tyler Shields were also arrested. [Access Atlanta, E!]
  • People are saying Jennifer Aniston and Gerard Butler went out on a date on Wednesday, but they actually went out to dinner with four other friends. The restaurant manager said, "Jennifer is so lovely, and she and Gerard were not holding hands and I didn't think they were a couple, just friends having dinner together." [Radar Online]
  • Another source says Jennifer Aniston, "hugged all the diners in the group and was certainly not spending any special time on Gerard. Gerard kept the group entertained with stories and they all shared many laughs.... It was not a romantic date, nor did they kiss. They didn't even sit next to each other." [People]
  • Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart stayed at a bed and breakfast on Mayne Island recently. An insider says, "Rob has wanted to get away with Kristen for a while now, somewhere really quiet that's not full of tourists." [Star]
  • Today, Mischa Barton opened up to the ladies of The View about her psychiatric episode, saying, "I mean, really, it was blown out of proportion, so it's kind of silly now to be talking about it because I'm so fine now, but it was really just a bad time for me." [People]
  • Even though Rachel Artz of Boston told Star she had an affair with Ellen Pompeo's husband Chris Ivery, her dad says it isn't true. "It's all malarky, totally erroneous," said Blake Artz, who said the magazine offered his daughter $5,000 for her story. "They just went and messed with the wrong person." [Boston.com]
  • Miley Cyrus has decided that in light of the recent scandal, she should leave her pole home when she goes on tour. Instead she's going to dance on a rollin g baggage cart described as "the kind a hotel bellhop uses." [E!]
  • Joel Madden hinted why he and Nicole Richie named their son Sparrow on Twitter today, writing "a song for the little songbird," and saying it may have something to do with the song "Sparrow" by Simon & Garfunkel. [People]
  • Johnny Depp has signed on to appear in the fourth Pirates of the Caribbean movie. [Hollywood Reporter]
  • Comedy writer Larry Gelbart, who worked on MASH and Tootsie, died in his home at the age of 81 this morning. [L.A. Times]
  • Dominic West's 10-year-old daughter Martha West will make her film debut this weekend in Creation, playing Charles Darwin's daughter. [Daily Mail]
  • Though Fran Drescher said she was in negotiations with Fox News and MSNBC to do a talk show, executives at both networks deny they want to do a show with her. [Media Bistro]
  • When a reporter asked Penelope Cruz if she's pregnant on the red carpet she asked, "That's your question?" and stormed off. She told USA Today, "I start getting some presents from friends saying, 'Congratulations, you're pregnant.' And I say, 'No, I'm not, so return the presents." [People]
  • Jodie Foster has reportedly been dumped by her partner, Cindy Mort, who has gone back to her ex-girlfriend Amanda Demme. [Daily Mail]
  • Supposedly Kyle Howard is planning on proposing to Lauren Conrad. "Lauren and Kyle have been approached by MTV executives about starring in their own reality series," says an insider. "It will be about their romance or possibly even their married life." [ONTD]
  • Recently Simon Cowell said that if the Beatles had been on X Factor he would have said, "We'll take those three – Paul McCartney, John Lennon and George Harrison, but you'd probably have to lose the drummer. With Ringo around, I'm afraid we would have said 'bad news.'" Now he explains, "Regarding my comments on the Beatles, it was a joke. I have always said they were the group I have always wished I had signed. Also, to set the record straight it was recently reported that I turned down the Spice Girls. In fact, I offered the girls a recording contract before they were signed and actually offered to double the offer they had on the table." [Radar Online]
  • Victoria Beckham says she never wanted to be a full-time American Idol judge. "Ellen [DeGeneres] is going to be fantastic," she said. "For me, I just love the fact that I could dip in and dip out. It was great. I saw so much talent, and to be a part of making someone's dream come true was exciting for me." [E!]
  • RHONY's Kelly Bensimon keeps saying her new jewelry line is about, "taking Pocahontas out of the kayak and putting her into the disco." Now she says, "The reason that I said I took Pocahantas out of the kayak and put her in the disco is because I knew it would attract a lot of attention to the line... She was bored! She was in that little canoe and she was bored. She had to kick it! When you're in a recession, you want to have a little fun. Not be bored." [N.Y. Magazine]
  • At the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences first Governors Awards event, Lauren Bacall will receive an honorary award, meaning she'll finally get an Oscar statuette. [L.A. Times]
  • Christina Milian, who married The Dream earlier this week, is pregnant. A source says, "The pregnancy was a surprise, but they were getting married regardless." [Us]
  • Alison Brie, who plays Pete Campbell's wife Trudy on Mad Men says she used to work as a clown at children's birthday parties. "I'd drive down to the office in Compton in a clown suit and pick up a bag of balloons and a boom box," she says. [Esquire]
  • "I don't like boys who are mean to their mommies. That's a real turn off for me. And I don't like boys who aren't chivalrous. To me, not being respectful is a big deal." — Megan Fox [People]
  • Michelle Forbes says of True Blood being shut out of the Emmy nominations, "Excuse me, but fuck awards! That's not where the glory is. The glory is in the audience. That's who we tell the stories for. It's not for, with all due respect, the critics and not for the awards shows, but for the audience." [E!]
  • Stephen Moyer says of working with fiancée Anna Paquin on True Blood, "We are very relaxed together on set, off set and that can only help with some of the things that we get asked to do." [People]
  • "I was definitely nervous, because acting is not my first profession, so I had to go and get an acting coach and really figure this thing out. It helped a lot. It relaxed me to have a little more information about it. And I find that actors are highly underrated; they don't get all the credit they deserve, because this is a hard job. That's a hard job." — Mary J. Blige on acting in I Can Do Bad All By Myself [CNN]
  • In a semi-confrontational interview with Seth MacFarlane, Deborah Solomon asks him why he thinks Family Guy's rape jokes are funny, like when Peter hears three college women were raped and murdered and says, "Everyone's getting laid but me." Seth says it's funny "Because he's so oblivious. You're not laughing at rape; you're laughing at him being an idiot.... We try to keep it so that there's an innocence to the way that he conducts himself." [N.Y. Times]