Kate Hudson Was "Mad With Jealousy" Over A-Rod And Madonna; Taylor Lautner Probably Regrets Spending $50K On Taylor Swift's Birthday Present

  • Kate Hudson reportedly dumped Alex Rodriguez after Rodriguez wouldn't stop contacting his ex-girlfriend,Madonna. A source claims Hudson was "mad with jealousy" and that "she said that if Madonna is what A-Rod wants then she can have him." [NYDN]
  • Elton John says he's been helping Eminem battle his addiction to painkillers over the past year and a half and that Em is "doing brilliantly." [People]
  • Ryan Gosling's New Year's Eve date? His mother. [People]
  • If you look at most of the big Hollywood actors, it's getting harder and harder to find someone who has pale skin: they are tanned, they have perfect teeth and gorgeous buff bodies. Me, I look like a malnourished urchin, and there aren't too many of us around."-James McAvoy, on why he thinks he gets cast in period films. [DailyMail]
  • Meanwhile, McAvoy may play James Bond creator Ian Fleming in an upcoming biopic. [DailyExpress]
  • Despite earlier reports claiming otherwise, Van Morrison says he has not become a father again at the age of 64, and that the story circulating about the supposed birth of his son is the result of hackers attacking his website. [DailyExpress]
  • Bets are already being placed on who will replace Simon Cowell after his stint on American Idol ends. So far, Piers Morgan and P.Diddy are in the lead. [PageSix]
  • After tweeting about being drunk and driving his Lamborghini, Bow Wow deleted the post and wrote: "Apologize for that tweet. it was stupid and immature. not a way i want to kick my #2010 year off. i got too much good stuff lined up. my bad." [NYPost]
  • Jennifer Lopez has apparently made international headlines with the sparkly see-through bodysuit she wore in Times Square on New Year's Eve. [NYDN]
  • "To answer everybody's question...My new years resolution is to stop letting the lucky few that have my heart, try2constantly tear me down. 2010 is about moving forward, not backwards. Leaving the bad (people, habbits, and negative energy behind) time to make changes-right!?!? :)"-Lindsay Lohan, via Twitter. [PopEater]
  • Jake Gyllenhaal says he's thought about returning to school: ""I dropped out of Columbia University in 2000 after two years of studying Eastern religions and philosophy to concentrate on acting. But I have always wanted to finish my degree." [Mirror]
  • Jake is also allegedly trying to win back his ex, Reese Witherspoon: ""He isn't giving up without a fight," says a source. [ShowbizSpy]
  • Then again, Lindsay also promised more "LOHAN MAYHEM!!!!!" in 2k10, whatever that means. [TheSun]
  • Leona Lewis is on crutches after being injured in a horseback riding accident on New Year's Eve: "Leona was riding the day before New Year's Eve and fell off when the horse started galloping too fast," says a source, "She went to accident and emergency. It was pretty scary. She had quite a tumble. But it hasn't put her off riding. She's fine and will be back on her horse soon. [TheSun]
  • Hailey Glassman is reportedly "very scared" of Jon Gosselin "and she believes that he is totally trying to set her up and ruin her life," after she reported Gosselin to police for pinning her against a wall. [RadarOnline]
  • Glassman's New Year's resolution: "To finally stand up for myself, not let myself be controled and manipulated by Jon. I wish for him out of my life." [USWeekly]
  • Ugh: Glassman's friend, Damon Feldman, wants to challenge Gosselin to a $120,000 boxing match. "Hailey is a sweet kid and this idiot won't leave her alone but he better back off right now – I'm sure people would pay to see me beat him up inside the ring." [RadarOnline]
  • "Interpersonal relationships are not bookmarks. You don't go to load all tabs, ‘How was your day honey?' You don't go, ‘You know what, I'm gonna put this conversation with the woman I love on my iPod and listen to it on the subway'. You have to be present, in this synthetic, listen-later sort of world."-John Mayer [TimesOnline]
  • The Legendary Miss Britney Spears works out in full makeup, in case you were wondering. [TMZ]
  • Joshua Tel Warner, a castmember on Deadliest Catch was arrested in connection with three bank robberies in Oregon over the past 3 years. [E!]
  • Yikes! Taylor Lautner reportedly spent over $50,000 on now ex-girlfriend Taylor Swift for her birthday. "The gifts included a $50,000 ruby necklace, a stuffed teddy bear and even a poster of Kanye West - who wrecked Taylor's VMA appearance - as a gag," says a source. [ShowbizSpy]
  • "If all goes well I hope to open a Mexican restaurant in New York City in 2010... I love Mexican food. I'll mingle with customers and be a guest waitress."-Jennifer Aniston [Mirror]