Miley Covers '80s Hit; Lindsay Saves 40 Kids In IndiaS

  • This is exactly what the world needs now: Miley Cyrus is covering "Every Rose Has Its Thorn."

Turns out, she's a Poison fan, and Bret Michaels might play guitar on her track. As for this picture of them together, I just want to pull down her shirt and pull him away — they are too close and need to leave a little space for the Holy Ghost. [People]

  • Try to keep up: Lindsay Lohan has a new man: Gucci model Adam Senn, who had a stint on The City. He's waiting for her to come back from India. [Gatecrasher]
  • Oh yeah: Lindsay Lohan is in New Delhi, making a documentary about saving children from hunger and human trafficking. She tweeted: "Over 40 children saved so far… Within one day's work… This is what life is about." My admittedly cynical question is: Would she have gone if there were no cameras? [Page Six]
  • MTV will air a domestic violence public service announcement after next week's episode of Jersey Shore, in which Snooki gets punched in the face. [NY Daily News]
  • Tyler Perry's mom, Willie Maxine Perry — on whom he based Madea — has died at the age of 64. [NY Daily News]
  • Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith will be in Norway Friday, to host the Nobel Peace Prize concert in Oslo. They got the job through a friend who is a Harvard professor before President Obama won the prize, but Jada calls that "the icing on the cake." Expect performances by Wyclef Jean, Donna Summer, Toby Keith, Lang Lang and Natasha Bedingfield. [USA Today]
  • Today a Los Angeles court will decide if Roman Polanski needs to appear in person to pursue his claim that his child rape case was tainted by judicial and prosecutorial misconduct and should be thrown out. [AP]
  • Sarah Jessica Parker, whose body is so obviously sculpted by some kind of yogalates, was asked how she stays slim: "By running around, stressed, no sleep. I guess I try to be disciplined." [Telegraph]
  • Tiger Woods' texts and emails reveal a man who was worried women only wanted to be with him because he was famous. He did not, however, seem to be worried about adultery. [MSNBC via In Touch]
  • People magazine is the only weekly to cover the Tiger Woods scandal from the perspective of his wife Elin; the headline reads: "Inside Her Ordeal." [MSNBC Scoop]
  • This shit really ventures into TMI category: Tiger Woods' mistress Rachel Uchitel is freaking out after finding out how many women Tiger had unprotected sex with and plans to get tested for STDs. [TMZ]
  • A breakdown of the "key players" in the Tiger Woods dramz at the link. [NY Daily News]
  • Rihanna and Justin Timberlake — who was without Jessica Biel — attended the same party, but and stayed on opposite sides of the room. Subtle! [Gatecrasher]
  • And! Justin Timberlake was seen at this other party, where a "source" says: "He certainly didn't look like a man with a girlfriend." He was partying with Bret Ratner and a bunch of girls; none of them were Jessica Biel. [Page Six]
  • Casey Johnson and Tila Tequila are "engaged." [Page Six]
  • We'd heard that Chris Cuomo was quitting Good Morning America, but here's the deal: He's leaving and being "promoted" to 20/20. [ABC News]
  • Paul McCartney was asked if marrying Heather Mills was his worst mistake of the last decade. He replied: "OK, yeah. I suppose that has to be the prime contender." Harsh! But he added: "I don't want to down anyone. These things happen. I tend to look at the positive side, which is that I have another beautiful daughter out of it." [Telegraph]
  • Liza Minnelli has struck a "secret" deal to end a $100 million sexual harassment suit brought against her by her former assistant. M'Hammed Soumayah claims Liza would beat him during drunk rampages and told the father of two he'd lose his job if he didn't have sex with her. [NY Post]
  • No Doubt sued Activision over using the bands' likenesses in Band Hero; now Activision claims No Doubt is at fault for failing to ask for a restriction on the game. [LA Times]
  • Jay Leno sill does standup shows even though he has a TV show, and says: "When you work in TV, you get these odd notes on little slips of paper that say you are or aren't doing well with boys between the ages of 9 and 13 or you need to make more cat jokes because the people with cats aren't watching often enough. But if you walk into a 1,500-seat theater and it's packed, you know you are doing fine. If it's only two-thirds full, you know you have some more work to do." [MSNBC Scoop]
  • Billy Joel and Christie Brinkley are pissed about a report published in the New York Post which claimed that their daughter, Alexa Ray Joel, attempted suicide after a fight with her mother during a family vacation. Her parents are calling the story "false." [AP]
  • At the link, columnist Pete Hammond attempts to answer the question: "Can Mo'Nique win without playing the Oscar game?" [LA Times]
  • Cameron Diaz has been cast to star in a "raunchy comedy" called Bad Teacher. She'll play a "foulmouthed, gold-digging middle-school teacher who, after getting dumped by her boyfriend, competes with a colleague for the affections of the school's model teacher." The script was penned by two writers from The Office. [Variety]
  • Tori Amos remembers that time someone tried to commit suicide at one of her shows. [Gatecrasher]
  • Sherri Shepherd and MVP: Splitsville. [Gatecrasher]
  • Nas and Kelis tried a reconciliation in September, but it didn't work. She was in court yesterday dealing with the divorce case. [TMZ]
  • A judge ordered Nas to increase his payments to his soon-to-be ex-wife and their son to $51,101 a month. [AP]
  • Nas wants overnight visits with his son. [TMZ]
  • Alexa Chung, Emma Roberts and Abigail Breslin will be host Teen Vogue's party at the Louis Vuitton store in NYC tonight, because nothing says teen spirit like a $700 logo bag made of canvas. [Page Six]
  • Carrie Underwood would like for you to know that her song, "Cowboy Cassanova," is not about Tony Romo. "I would never immortalize a guy that did me wrong," she tells Esquire. "I would never give him that much credit." [Us Magazine via Esquire]
  • Adam Lambert might perform at the Oscars?!?! It seems Glambert's got a song at on the 2012 soundtrack. [NY Post]
  • Eclipse, the third Twilight movie, will be shot for IMAX theaters, meaning you can see Sparkle Vamp and Buff Werewolf 72 feet wide and 53 feet high. *mope* [NY Daily News]
  • A sick man stalking the singer Ashanti has been arrested; he had sent more than 30 text messages to her mom, in which he described masturbating while thinking of Ashanti, her mother and her sister. He also texted Ashanti's mom a picture of his exposed genitalia. [NY Post]
  • Brian Bonsall, who played Andy Keating on Family Ties, was arrested in Colorado after he repeatedly hit a friend with a broken wooden stool. Also, as you can see in his mug shot, he has snakebite piercings and is heavily tattooed. What would Steven, Elyse, Alex, Mallory and Jennifer say? Also, where is Tina Yothers? [NY Post]
  • "Actually, my assistant and I are now planning a pairs figure-skating dance routine based on them. It wasn't actually the image I was trying to project, but I'll go with it." — Katie Couric on her infamous dancefloor snapshots. [Page Six]
  • "I can be up and down like a yo-yo. I can be depressed. I know I'm taking a big chance telling people this but you have to be honest. I used to be made a fool of at school. It was psychological bullying and that leaves a scar and it also cultivates a lot of anger. When people are a wee bit slow others pick at them. My life was made absolute hell." — Susan Boyle. [The Sun]
  • "I don't think I would ever want fame like them. I have to say, I think Miley Cyrus is still quite young. She's what? Seventeen? I think she's very brave for all that fame to be thrown at her so young. She's like another Britney Spears. I don't envy her at all — or any of those girls who get that much attention. I suppose we're different kinds of actors. I focus on my work. The stuff that comes afterward — the press and premieres — it's fine, it's fun… but what I really want to do is work on my acting." — 15-year-old Saoirse Ronan, of The Lovely Bones, when asked about her peers like Selena Gomez and Miley Cyrus. Saoirse also says her passion for acting came from playing: "I used to make up stories. Little soap operas. Polly Pocket's boyfriend was Woody from Toy Story. They were together for a very long time — since high school, actually. In college, he had an affair. It was very complex — things that probably a 7-year-old shouldn't have been imagining. I was a weird gal." [LA Times]