Taylor & Taylor Split; Kim Kardashian Sued For Calling Cookie Diet "Unhealthy"S

  • Taylor Swift and Taylor Lautner have split after dating for three months. "He liked her more than she liked him," claims a source.
  • "He went everywhere he could to see her, but she didn't travel much to see him," continues the source. "There was no chemistry... It wasn't really developing into anything, and wasn't going to, so they decided they were better as friends." [Us]
  • Brittany Murphy's death certificate was filed this morning. The manner of death is "pending investigation" and her father is listed as "unknown," even though he was interviewed after her death. [TMZ]
  • The guy behind Dr. Siegal's Cookie Diet is suing Kim Kardashian for Tweeting that the plan is "unhealthy." He says she had a "commercial motive" because she's the spokeswoman for Quicktrim. Can't we just agree that all fad diets are unhealthy? [TMZ]
  • Ugh. Kourtney Kardashian and her new baby are on the cover of the new issue of Life & Style. More in Midweek Madness tomorrow. [Life & Style]
  • Erin Muller claims Michael Lohan physically abused her twelve times in the last two years and once "kicked [her] in the vagina." [TMZ]
  • Michael Lohan's lawyer insists that Erin Muller made the whole thing up after he "terminated" their engagement. [TMZ]
  • Jon Gosselin's lawyer says a security tape proves he was only in his apartment for a minute, so he couldn't possibly have trashed it himself. "He is going to be clocked by that surveillance camera going into his building," says Mark Heller. Sixty seconds after going into his apartment, "he comes down to talk to management. It's all on tape. He couldn't have done all that damage in 60 seconds. His place was trashed, his belongings ripped to shreds." [Radar Online]
  • Rachel Uchitel was "drinking champagne, laughing, smoking and dancing by herself," at a Florida club sans Tiger Woods. [People]
  • A source claims Charlie Sheen's family members didn't want him to go to Aspen to spend Christmas with Brooke Mueller. "Things have been bad for a while," the source said. "They begged Charlie not to go." [E!]
  • Jake and Maggie Gyllenhaal's parents Stephen Gyllenhaal and Naomi Foner officially divorced on Christmas Eve after 32 years of marriage. [TMZ]
  • BREAKING: Britney Spears went back to brunette. [Us]
  • Marc Jacobs unveiled a new tattoo of the scene from Poltergeist in which a girl stares at a TV. [TMZ, TMZ]
  • Sad news: Poltergeist star Zelda Rubinstein has been in the hospital for over a month and was recently taken off life support. "Her lungs and kidneys have failed and she's in and out of consciousness," said a friend. "It's only a matter of time now - she doesn't have long to live." [Radar Online]
  • Taja Riley, 18-year-old daughter of Blackstreet singer Teddy Riley has been granted a temporary restraining order against her father. Taja claims Teddy abused her and her older sister by "stomping, punching, and bashing them," then threatening to kill them with a plastic Rock Band guitar. [TMZ]
  • Lil Wayne returned performed in his hometown of New Orleans last night as part of his farewell tour before serving a one year prison sentence starting February 9. [AP]
  • At the link is a scene from an upcoming episode of Desperate Housewives in which Teri Hatcher wears a fat suit. The writer pretending to be Perez Hilton thinks she looks better in the suit. [Perez Hilton]
  • Here's a complete list of where the stars will be ringing in 2010: [People]
  • Van Morrison announced the birth of his son George Ivan Morrison III yesterday on his website. [WonderWall]
  • The state of Mississippi has filed a lien against J.C. Chasez accusing him of owing $206,965 in taxes. [Perez Hilton]
  • Is Brad Pitt going to be in Sherlock Holmes 2? "The director, Guy Ritchie, loves Brad," says a source. "He has worked with him before and thinks he is one of the most underrated actors working today. Guy knows that everyone thinks of as a Pitt as a pretty boy and can't wait to turn him into the world's greatest supervillain. It will definitely make the sequel a must-see." [Popeater]
  • Justin Bartha of The Hangover is going to replace T.R. Knight in the Broadway revival of Lend Me a Tenor directed by Stanley Tucci. [Variety]
  • The Magneto movie isn't happening. Bryan Singer is going to direct X-Men: First Class and it seems Magneto's story is getting folded into that film. [ONTD]
  • The Jeff Dunham Show has been canceled. [ONTD]
  • Kings of Leon's Jared Followill says that at the VMAs this year, "I think Nathan [Followill] was gonna try to punch Kanye. We were two rows behind him, and Nathan was flipping him off, saying, 'Fuck you'. I was like, 'Dude, if you try to hit him, it's not even gonna be a fight between you and him - it's gonna be our security guards and his security guards.' And it would have made it even worse for Taylor. So we peeled out." [Contact Music]
  • Enrique Iglesias says girlfriend Anna Kournikova isn't pregnant. "We're just fine for now. No kids, no weddings. The time for that will come in the next 10 or 15 years. Every once in a while the rumours do the rounds that Anna is pregnant. As far as I know it's not true! They've had Anna pregnant five or six times already." [Contact Music]
  • Scarlett Johansson says she and Ryan Reynolds, are both working on New Year's Day, "So, we won't do much. You know, pizza would be nice, a little champagne. Maybe watch the Twilight Zone marathon. That's always a favourite for me. Going from one party to the next and surfing to find the right thing, and being in a taxicab when the clock strikes - I'm so over that stuff. At the ripe old age of 25." [Contact Music]
  • Fred Durst says, "It's been a pretty amazing year but I am a little distraught, sad and finally disappointed that my marriage didn't work out. But I accept the good with the bad and I'm trying to not be so reactive as I used to be." [Contact Music]
  • "I think that Barack Hussein Obama should be put in jail. It is clear that Barack Hussein Obama is a communist," said Ted Nugent. "Mao Tse Tung lives and his name is Barack Hussein Obama. This country should be ashamed. I wanna throw up." [Perez Hilton]
  • Seaside Heights, New Jersey would like you to know that Jersey Shore does not reflect the majority of its residents or visitors. The borough released a statement today saying it "did not solicit, promote or participate in the filming" of the show. [Us]
  • Snooki of Jersey Shore says, "I want a dating show - Snookin' For Love. I want to find my prince. I'd have 27 guys: guidos and juice heads. That'd be heaven! Every time I'd pick a guy, I'd give them a pickle and we'd eat the pickle at the end." [Perez Hilton]