Lindsay's Mysterious Injuries; Angelina's Shirt-Ripping Temper

  • So Lindsay Lohan was posing in a swimsuit on the beach in Santa Monica for a photoshoot, and people noticed that she has lots of random bruises and scratches on her body.

In the images at the link, it's not clear what is going on with her upper thigh but it does look like a chunk of skin is missing. [Daily Mail]

  • The good news is, Lindsay Lohan is planning a charity trip to Guatemala; apparently her trip to India left her "a changed woman." [Contact Music]
  • Lindsay Lohan brought Gucci model Adam Senn to meet her parents last week, and a source says "Adam is the one really positive thing going on in her life." [Gatecrasher]
  • Angelina Jolie admits that sometimes things get heated at her house: "The sparks fly at home if the nice Brad fails to see that he's wrong and reacts in a defiant way… Then I get so angry that I tear his shirt." Just wait until In Touch gets a hold of this info. [Gatecrasher via Telegraph]
  • Gah: Miley Cyrus is trying to convince Taylor Swift to get a tattoo. Taylor allegedly said: "My mom would kill me! Besides I hate needles." As always, grain of salt. [TVNZ via National Enquier]
  • As you may know, Charlie Sheen was arrested over the weekend, and one of the charges was "felony menacing," a threat involving a deadly weapon. Apparently Charlie threatened wife Brooke Mueller with a knife. [AP]
  • Law enforcement sources say Brooke Mueller was legally drunk when she called 911 on Charlie Sheen. [TMZ]
  • Sienna Miller and Jude Law sunbathed in Barbados over the weekend. They broke up four years ago when he had an affair withe his children's nanny; but obviously things are back on track. [Daily Mail]
  • Did Britney Spears' boyfriend, Jason Trawick, meet with Kevin Federline to ask about proposing?!?! Didn't Britney propose to Kevin? Why do I know that? [Contact Music]
  • Brittany Murphy sang on DJ Paul Oakenfold's No. 1 dance club track, "Faster Kill Pussycat," and he says: "Brittany trained as a singer before she did as an actress. She was a great actress but she had great vocal potential. I said to her, 'Why hide behind something? You have a really great vocal. People are going to be shocked and pleasantly happy with what they're going to hear. You are not one of these actresses who are trying to sing and not doing a good job of it." Video of the track at the link. [People]
  • Brittany Murphy's funeral took place last Thursday, with a Christian minister and a rabbi in presiding. [LA Times]
  • "Brittany Murphy was warned several times before her death about husband Simon Monjack's alleged fraudulent activities, but she reportedly refused to listen." [NY Daily News]
  • Jon Gosselin's ex, Hailey Glassman, was questioned by the NYPD about the vandalization amd burglary at Jon's apartment this weekend. [TMZ]
  • But Hailey Glassman's lawyer alleges that someone is trying to frame Hailey and that the burglary is "a huge publicity stunt." [Radar Online]
  • If you have lingering questions about why Uma Thurman and Arki Busson broke up, you may find the details at the link illuminating. (They wanted different things out of life.) [Showbiz Spy]
  • Katy Perry wrote on her Twitter page, "My brother finally came out today! Yay! Louboutins for everyone! Merry Christmas!" But later wrote: "Sorry guys i need those Louboutins back, i spoke too soon. Hopefully next year." [Contact Music]
  • Has Russell Brand purchased a multi-million dollar Los Angeles "love nest" for himself and Katy Perry? Maybe! And there are pictures of the maybe-house at the link. [Daily Mail]
  • Russell Brand will propose to Katy Perry on New Year's Eve. Allegedly. [Mirror]
  • "Filmmaker Roman Polanski says letters from supporters that he received in a Swiss prison and while under house arrest at his Alpine chalet have been 'full of comfort and reason to hope.'" [AP]
  • I sort of love that Ivana Trump was escorted off of a plane after becoming "beligerent" because children were running and screaming in the aisles. [AP]
  • LOL! Ivana called the kids "little fuckers" and "barbarians." [Page Six]
  • "Contrary to what was previously reported, Nicolas Cage is not being sued for fraud and for a whopping $36.7 million. Rather, real estate company Red Curb Investments is just after his $3 million loan." [AHN]
  • "Meryl Streep, Mike Nichols, Yo-Yo Ma and Eva Longoria discover they are distant cousins in PBS' Faces of America." [Page Six]
  • Orlando Bloom was supposed to be in the Nick Hornby-scripted film An Education, but backed out because he wanted to do "gritty" movies. Now he regrets that decision. His replacement, Dominic Cooper, has been nominated for a Golden Globe. [Showbiz Spy]
  • You know The Situation used to be a stripper, right? [TMZ]
  • The Shore Store, where cast members of Jersey Shore were employed during the filming of the show, may be investigated. [NY Post]
  • Here's a picture of comedian Katt Williams outside of a club with a handgun stuffed in the back of his jeans. [TMZ]
  • Kevin Smith's new flick Cop Out stars Bruce Willis and Tracy Morgan and is either super funny or just like every other buddy cop movie you've ever seen. Trailer at the link. [EW]
  • Tyler Perry and his new play, Big Happy Family, are going on the road starting January 4. He wrote on his website: "This is truly my BIGGEST and BEST PLAY EVER!" [EW]
  • Beyoncé's "single Ladies" has been voted the best music video of the decade. Somewhere Kanye West is typing I TOLD Y'ALL SO!!!!! [Mirror]
  • Matthew Morrison, aka Will Schuster on Glee, performed "Springtime For Hitler" in a Nazi uniform for the annual Kennedy Center Honors, which you can watch on CBS Tuesday night. [NY Daily News]
  • Gordon Ramsay is casting for a new show, Master Chef, which will be like the American Idol of cooking. [NY Post]
  • Two years after getting a custom-built house on ABC's Extreme Makeover Home Edition, a single mom has died from complications following surgery. [NY Post]
  • Paul Hogan, aka Crocodile Dundee, is now 70 years old. [Daily Mail]
  • Boo. Mr. T won't be in the A-Team remake. [NY Mag]
  • Did you go to the movies over the weekend? A hell of a lot of people did: The box office record set in July 2008 by The Dark Knight was shattered. [AP]
  • A Q&A with Ivan and Jason Reitman includes a humorous George Clooney anecdote. [NY Mag]
  • Blind item! Actually, um, it's not so blind, considering. But anyway, here it is: "Which male model is regretting he got carried away with a certain starlet? He succumbed to her aggressive seduction, didn't use protection and now worries he may have contracted an STD." [Page Six]
  • "It seems to be an age where everyone goes through changes. All my good friends have. Everyone's either breaking up or getting involved or married or having a baby." — Norah Jones, on turning 30. [USA Today]
  • "I have always promised myself: 'When you have made some nice films and earned some money, you are going to finally write your novel,'" says Hugh Grant, who has yet to write anything. "I don't know if it is laziness or some kind of fear of failure." The problem is, he starts thinking: "Shouldn't I rather make a film, earn money and work with beautiful women?" [AFP]
  • "I am spending my holiday with my family and friends in the mountains of Idaho in our log cabin, and after a lovely Christmas Eve pizza party, when we arrived back at our little cabin in the woods at 10:00pm, the lights went out. They went out everywhere." — Jamie Lee Curtis spent Christmas off the grid. [HuffPo]
  • "I've gone to therapy for relationships I've been in, for tragedies I've been through. I think therapy is good. I've been called bipolar — I'm not; I just have very drastic mood swings. I went to therapy when Big died, but a lot of my therapy has been with love and relationships. I've had therapy about my relationship with Kim, about my relationship with Jennifer. Therapy helped me through a lot of those situations." — Diddy. [Contact Music]
  • "Regardless of what Dina says or what happened, I respect her and will always love her as the mother of my children and a special person. She is a breath of fresh air after what I have gone through over the past two years." — Michael Lohan, who also swears he is not a deadbeat dad, even though he is behind in child support payments. [Page Six]
  • "Our block, it's like Sesame Street. It really is. There are people who live in one room, and people who own the whole brownstone. There are people of all colors. When we were living in the West Village, there was that whole black-tranny-hooker contingent, which is completely wiped out now. Here, everything converges." — Maggie Gyllenhaal, on living in Brooklyn. [NY Mag]
  • "I've been acting since I was 9. On sets I feel confident. But now there's this whole other job of selling the movie, and a huge part of that is selling yourself, which is a really strange thing. I really love movies and would like to [write and direct] someday, but it's scary. It's just hard to know what I'm going to be like in the future." — Michael Cera. [NY Mag]
  • "Alec and I hit it off in a sort of adversarial comedic way, both on-screen and off-screen. But, really, we get along great. He is so game to try anything and so gung-ho about everything. I went to him and with some trepidation I said, 'They might want us to sing.' I expected him to say, 'I'm not going to sing, I'm not going to embarrass myself.' Instead he says, 'Good, I can take lessons.' He's really, really funny. I should actually be afraid." — Steve Martin, on hosting the Oscars. [LA Times]