We Are Family: Angelina Spotted With Dad; Padma Gives BirthS

Looks like they're speaking to each other now. [Us Magazine]

  • Unsolicited uterus update: Padma Lakshmi gave birth to a baby girl on Saturday; the name has not yet been revealed. [Us Magazine]
  • Is Daniel Craig secretly married? [Daily Mail]
  • Ryan Phillippe and Abbie Cornish have gotten off the train in Splitsville. She ended the relationship and moved out, her rep says. Rumor has it he was going clubbing and maybe hooking up with other women. Tsk, tsk. [People]
  • Ryan Phillippe introduced himself to model Doutzen Kroes and she "appeared to have no idea who he was." [Gatecrasher]
  • Video: Mariah Carey + olympians = pure gold? [Concrete Loop]
  • Matt Kemp threw a huge party for Rihanna's 22nd birthday: Flowers, cupcakes, tiki torches by the pool and a Jamaican chef whipping up Caribbean apps. Plus, Kemp gave RiRi a diamond necklace. [E!]
  • Dakota Fanning had an early sweet sixteen dinner over the weekend (her birthday is February 23) and when asked if she was getting a car for her birthday, she answered: "I don't even have a learners permit yet." [ONTD via Celebrity Gossip]
  • Adorable pix: Johnny Weir meeting Stephen Colbert. [ONTD via NBC Olympics]
  • "The photographer Sean Penn kicked back in October needed surgery on his knee." Do not mess with Spicoli! [TMZ]
  • This newspaper actually quotes Amy Winehouse's cat's Facebook page to report that Amy is back in London. [The Sun]
  • Amy Winehouse has "put in loads of hours in the studio." New music? Really? Fingers crossed. [The Sun]
  • Taylor Swift threw a "tantrum" at a some Benihana-type restaurant and threw rice at the chef. Allegedly. [News.com.au]
  • Whitney Houston also threw a "tantrum" — at the Brisbane airport — complaining, "This is bullshit" when her car was two minutes late to pick her up. Some dude suggested she take off her had and sunglasses and enjoy the beautiful morning and she reportedly told him to mind his own fucking business. And ay-ye-ye-yi will always love you! [Radar Online]
  • "Carla Bruni has been branded a modern-day Marie Antoinette and a 'frivolous fashion victim who is isolated from reality' in a scathing new book about her life as France's First Lady." [Daily Mail]
  • It's been more than 25 years since Meryl Streep won an Oscar, and A.O. Scott writes: "Ms. Streep, 60, has been a constant, patient and routinely passed-over Oscar-night presence. Has she received too much recognition or too little?" Lots more at the link. [NY Times]
  • Tiger Woods and Elin Nordegren played an hour of tennis together before flying out of Orlando on the same private plane on Saturday. [Radar Online]
  • Tiger Woods is in Arizona, not that you care. [Radar Online]
  • Leonardo DiCaprio on filming Shutter Island: "It was really very traumatic, and I don't say that about a film very often." [UPI]
  • BREAKING: Claire Danes spilled a drink on herself at a party. [Gatecrasher]
  • The restrained and ever-so-subtle man known as Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino says of Jersey Shore: "Season 1 was the best reality show in history. Season 2 may be the best series ever. It's going to be legendary." He also felt the need to put Ronnie and Sammi in their place, saying: "I run that house. [Ronnie and Sammi] are the cartoon section. I'm the front page." [Access Hollywood]
  • With regards to Michael Jackson's death, Jermaine Jackson believes that Dr. Conrad Murray "did not act alone" and "it's all going to come out." He admits that Michael was dead "way before" his body arrived at the hospital and says that "they" were always after MJ and he "felt that his life was going to be taken." [TMZ]
  • Will. I. Am recorded some material with Michael Jackson before MJ died, but when asked about it said: "I'm not gonna release it. I don't think it's fair to release unfinished material to capitalize on him passing. It's not right. We didn't put it out when he was alive so why should we put it out now that he's gone?" [WSJ]
  • At the link, Rufus Wainwright describes singing to his mother and "looking right into her face" as she died. [Guardian]
  • Annette Bening stars in Joanna Murray-Smith's play The Female Of The Species, playing feminist icon Margot Mason and says the playwright: "believes that feminism has grown up. So it's OK to make jokes. It's OK to have fun with it and still make the arguments, which she does." [NPR]
  • Adrian Pasdar — aka Senator Nathan Pretrelli on Heroes — has been charged with DUI. He was arrested last month for speeding and failed a sobriety test; he'll be sentenced on Wednesday. [TMZ]
  • Marlon Wayans will play Richard Pryor in Was It Something I Said? and says: "I love doing comedy, but I also love to do drama." [LA Times]
  • Lost's Terry O'Quinn speaks! "My guy — Smokey, as I call him — has a plan and he has an objective, and he's working toward it. The question is, ‘Is it for his own good or for the good of everyone?' That's still up for debate… It's fun to play. I mean, it's just totally different from whatever John Locke was. Bad guys have better secrets." [EW]
  • Travis Barker got into a "heated argument" with some paparazzi, but the photo agency "claims their guys did nothing to provoke the incident" — O RLY? [TMZ]
  • Hmm, here is video of Travis Barker spitting at the photogs, hitting the camera and allegedly slashing the photographer's tires. Unprovoked, or so someone would have you believe. [TMZ]
  • Kurt Cobain biopic: Making some progress. [ONTD via Rolling Stone]
  • Olympic love! Figure skating champ Evan Lysacek and gymnast Nastia Liukin: Dating. Cute! I mean, I thought he was gay, but whatever. [People]
  • U2's The Edge is still trying to build some kind of compound in Malibu, and is still getting grief from the Serra Canyon Property Owners Association. [NY Times]
  • The Gosselins have sold their house in Elizabethtown, PA. [Radar Online]
  • Audrina Patridge's alleged stalker: Arrested. [Mirror]
  • "I think it's the best writing for women on television. It may be called Mad Men, but I think the storylines for the women are almost more interesting than the ones for the men. The three main women characters rolled into one would be something like the modern woman."— January Jones on Mad Men. [Sydney Morning Herald]
  • "The male society is letting the men think of the women as something pretty and soft and that kind of thing, especially in those days, you know. So I just wanted to show what we were. Women are the ones who actually created the human race. I mean without us bringing up the new generation, there wouldn't be a human race. So we have this very strong powerful energy in us. But the world wants to think that it's the weaker sex. So that's why I want to bring out this thing from me." — Yoko Ono talks about how she got the idea to do primal scream-type music from overhearing people talk about what it sounds like when a woman gives birth when she was younger. [Mother Jones]
  • "I'm still utterly confused as to why they ever thought of me. I feel like none of my prior work in films, or my TV interviews [indicated Nicki]. I don't see how they got any essence of me and saw that I would be the right person for that part. I'm baffled." — Chloe Sevigny doesn't know why producers cast her in Big Love. [NY Post]
  • "The stuff that I've seen doesn't have any bearing to the reality that I'm in. It's like being in a cartoon. It has nothing to do with what's really going on or how I feel." — Billy Corgan, on rumors involving a romantic relationship between him and Jessica Simpson. They are just "good friends." [Access Hollywood, People]
  • "I used to have five numbers for Barack Obama – literally. But my phone erased them. It was a tragic day. I'm from Chicago, as is Barack. I stumped (American for campaigned) for him in Indiana and we kind of became acquaintances. I think the world of that guy. I think he's a very authentic human being." — Jeremy Piven. [Mirror]
  • ''They keep coming at me and saying 'would you do this?'' I say 'yeah, OK.' 'I'm not going to turn my back on it until they tell me 'It's over and we don't want you any more.'" — Anthony Hopkins is 72 and has no plans to retire. [Telegraph]
  • "[I said] I want to play a nice guy with a wife and a family and a dog and a house. And she said, 'We'll look for that for you.' And then she sends me this new play to read, and I read it, and I call her up and say, 'Wow, is this the guy with a house and a wife and a dog?' And she said, 'Read it again.' And I did. And she was right." — Christopher Walken has been wanting to get away from weird roles, but in his new play, A Behanding In Spokane, which he says is about nice people, struggling. "They're not crazy, they're just — strange." [NY Times]
  • "Someone once said something to me that I found helpful — parenthood is not a sprint, it's a marathon. I guess I put a lot of pressure on myself, and feel like I've ruined everything. But life is long and all your unnoticed good efforts also add up to something. It's horrible [how judgmental parents can be toward each other]. And I, myself, have done it to people. The other day, I saw this father lifting up a kid by the arm and I was like, oh, that's why I have shoulder problems. Somebody thought it'd be fun, and I probably was laughing, and now the rest of my life I'm with the chiropractor. And I said, 'You know you can cause damage to the rotator cuff accidentally...' I'm such a creep." — Uma Thurman. [Times Of London]
  • "When I was 16, they were like, 'Mm, well, enjoy yourself. You might not be an adult woman actor.' And then when you're in your twenties, they're like, 'Enjoy yourself. That late-twenties thing is not going to work.' And somehow I hung around." — Uma Thurman, who turns 40 in April, is in the Percy Jackson flick and may start working on a new Kill Bill film. [Times Of London]
  • "YES IM STILL PREGNANT! YES I HAVE DECIDED TO MARRY THE FATHER OF MY CHILD! YES I AM STILL TRYING TO ADOPT A BABY FROM RUSSIA! THERE!" — Tila Tequila. [Radar Online]
  • "I wanted a Chanel couture dress but Lily Allen blocked them out. And that's lame, because I remember J-Lo had a lock out on Valentino one year but she shared with me." — Courtney Love wanted to wear Chanel to the Brit awards, but couldn't. [SMH]
  • "I was the one who told her to take her trousers off because I rarely wore any myself." — Lady Starlight on Lady Gaga. [Mirror]
  • "I wish I'd been brave enough to not do anything but, instead, I chose to be a somewhat more glamorous grandma." — Jane Fonda on her recent cosmetic surgery. [Access Hollywood, Extra]