The Hills Are Alive Dead; Gaga's Videos Have 1 Billion Views

  • The upcoming season of The Hills — season 7 — will be the last.

And really, not a moment too soon. [E!]

  • Congrats to Lady Gaga, the first artist with one BILLION online video views. She also made people care about videos again, while MTV introduced music legends Snooki and The Situation. [Mashable]
  • According to this report, Sandra Bullock did not learn about Jesse James cheating because her publicist received a call from In Touch — the mag which broke the story — she "was suspecting" something before Michelle McGee went public. [MSNBC Scoop]
  • Earlier this week, Miley Cyrus was due at American Idol, but had her private plane delayed so she could get highlights and extensions. [People]
  • Jesse James' ex-wife Janine Lindemulder — here called Janine James — says: "If Sandra decides to keep a relationship going with our daughter Sunny, I would in no way stop that." She adds: "She has taken care of our daughter as if she was her own." [TMZ]
  • A random unnamed neighbor of Melissa Smith, the latest woman who claims she had couch sex with Jesse James, says Melissa is "a partier." [Radar Online]
  • A former nanny/friend of Michelle "Bombshell" McGee says that the stripper is a "compulsive liar" who longer to be famous. The nanny says: "For example, she told me that she had a scar on her leg because she had been shot, when in reality it was caused because she had crashed her Vespa scooter." [Radar Online]
  • Meet Brigette Daguerre, a Los Angeles photographer who likes corsets. Jesse James hired her in 2008 to do styling work for a West Coast Choppers photo shoot; she claims they emailed and texted each other for a year and had sex four times. [TMZ]
  • Since you're dying to know what Giuliana Rancic thinks about Sandra Bullock and Jesse James, here is your answer: "He doesn't deserve her." [Radar Online]
  • FYI: Justin Bieber's rep says he never dissed Mariah Carey or said she was past her best: "No such comment was ever uttered." [MSNBC Scoop]
  • Justin Bieber and his hair had to leave his own album release party after it was innundated by screaming tweens. [Page Six]
  • Brad Pitt is interested in a book called The Big Short — Michael Lewis' non-fiction account of the collapse of the housing market. Lewis also wrote Moneyball, which Pitt expressed interest in as well, and a little book called The Blind Side. [USA Today]
  • Contrary to our understanding, Jamie Foxx is not, repeat, not writing the Laverne & Shirley movie. The film is still happening, however, so feel free to file it under Hollywood Is Out Of Ideas Part MCCCIII. [NY Mag]
  • Richard Heene, aka Balloon Dad, is out of jail and completing his sentence at home — he has to wear an electronic anklet and remain at home at least 12 hours each day until April 4. Plenty of time to work on science projects in the basement! [UPI]
  • Amy Winehouse Tweeted while drunk? Shocking. Although how the paper knows she was drunk is a mystery. [The Sun, Twitter]
  • Ed Westwick was dining out when a fellow restaurant patron started snapping pictures; Chuck Bass "started shouting obscenities." [Gatecrasher]
  • Twenty doctors received subpoenas yesterday in connection with the Corey Haim death investigation; they are physicians whose names appear on prescriptions written for Haim. [TMZ]
  • Nice! Angela Bassett has joined the cast of Green Lantern; she'll play Dr. Amanda Waller. Love her. Ryan Reynolds stars in the flick, which is not to be confused with Seth Rogen's Green Hornet. [Reuters]
  • Q: When you saw somebody like a Heidi Montag, at the age of 23, getting ten procedures in one day, did you ever think, 'Oh my gosh! This is hitting the girls way too young?' Dolly Parton: "Oh, I would have probably done it when I was that age if I could have afforded it and thought I needed it."[Access Hollywood]
  • BTW: Dolly Parton was recently photographed wearing a "Dumb Blonde" T-shirt; she says: "Dumb Blonde was my very first hit record." [Access Hollywood]
  • Taylor Swift and Glee's Corey Monteith went bowling together Tuesday night. [Gatecrasher]
  • Shia LaBeouf is taking his Wall Street 2 role kind of seriously. [NY Post]
  • PETA has put signs in Nadya Suleman's yard; in return, she gets five grand. [TMZ]
  • Jake Pavelka's ex claims he tried to "rig" The Bachelor; we continue not to care. [MSNBC Scoop]
  • Frieds of Peaches Geldof "fear" that she might be in another doomed relationship now that she's started dating Eli Roth. They know Hostel is just a movie, right? [Daily Express]
  • Chris Noth and Julianna Margulies showed up at Brooklyn Law School Tuesday to film The Good Wife on campus, and producers gave out refreshments and tried to entice students to be extras. [Gatecrasher]
  • Joe Jackson intends to file a wrongful death lawsuit against Dr. Conrad Murray for Michael Jackson's demise — asking for damages. Dr. Murray's lawyer says, "That's like throwing a bucket of water on a man drowning in the ocean." [TMZ]
  • 50 Cent is on a mission to lose 50 lbs. and is also having some tattoos removed for an acting role. [Mirror, Page Six]
  • Ke$ha will be the musical guest on Saturday Night Live April 17. [Perez]
  • Dennis Hopper's lawyer says he is terminally ill and unable to undergo chemotherapy for prostate cancer. Hopper is supposed to questioned by his wife's attorneys in a deposition, but his lawyer says he is too weak and doing a deposition "could actually threaten his ability to survive his current health crisis." [Breitbart]
  • Glenn Beck says when he called James Cameron "officially in the running for anti-Christ," he was joking. And: "The best part is that this guy has carried this joke around with him for three long years. The guy's making a billion dollars on a Smurf-murdering movie and he's stewing about a joke nobody heard on a network nobody watched!" [LA Times]
  • Chris Brown and Soulja Boy: Squabbling. Over Twitter. [ONTD]
  • The IRS is all, "Let's Go Crazy," because Prince owes back taxes. [AP]
  • Top Chef's Tom Colicchio and Paul Rudd live in the same building. [Gatecrasher]
  • Richard Finch, the founder of KC and the Sunshine Band, has allegedly admitted to having sex with teenage boys. He was arrested on Tuesday after a boy told authorities he's had sexual contact with him at the singer's home. [The Sun, AP]
  • Megan Mullally has quit the Broadway show Lips Together, Teeth Apart; author Terrance McNally calls it "devastating." [NY Times]
  • "Anjelica Huston and Danny Huston will celebrate their family's film legacy at the TCM Classic Film Festival next month." [AP]
  • So you know how Puck from The Real World flipped his car in a crash that left him and his 8-year-old son injured? He's been arrested on suspicion of DUI. He remains in the hospital, and needs surgery on his neck and throat; he is unable to speak at the moment. [E!]
  • Q: What can you tell us about the finale? Lost star Nestor Carbonell: "I got the script late, it was like 10 something at night, and usually I go to bed fairly early because you've got to put the kids, but no, I was up at 12:30, pouring through it, reading pieces of it again. There's a lot of tight security as far as scripts-we all have to be there when they're delivered, but I was really, really, thrilled to get it, and again, just blown away with what they wrote. I'm anxious for people to see it and we're in the process of shooting it now." [E!]
  • "I'm all for freedom of speech and against any form of censorship, but all I know is that I'm a parent and I'm upset about this. Unlike 20 years ago, in today's modern, viral world in which content becomes instantaneously available irrespective of age, I wonder whether the music industry might need to rethink its marketing policies with regard to making an explicit music video containing profanity, sexual exploitation, nudity, and graphic violence available to anyone with Internet access. I wouldn't want my child to watch this video. Would you? What do you think? Should these two extremely gifted female role models for millions of young girls, maybe, have given a little more thought to the effect it might have on their core audience?" — Donny Osmond, on Lady Gaga's "Telephone" video. [E!]
  • "It's their personal perception of your intentions of how you utilize it. Like 'It's Britney, bitch' nobody has a problem with that. But if I say, 'It's 50, bitch,' everyone's like, 'Oh my god! You got to edit that.'" — 50 Cent.[ONTD via Music Rooms]
  • "I would kiss Beyoncé, Lady Gaga and Rihanna. I would marry Beyonce, Lady Gaga and Rihanna in Africa, I'd have 3 wives! And I would avoid wearing condoms and have really big families."— 50 Cent. [ONTD via Music Rooms]
  • "I know everybody thinks it's a breakup haircut-but it's not. It's just a 'I-need-a-change' haircut! My favorite headline so far was 'She Cut That Man Right Out of Her Hair.' But no–it was really just for me." — Jennifer Love Hewitt, on her new hair. [People]
  • "I'm not against marriage, but it's just not for me. I'm a vegetarian, but I don't have a problem if you want a hamburger. Marriage to me is like eating meat. I think it's gross and [bleep]ing crazy. [Because gays and lesbians can't get married in most states], if you're getting married today, it's the equivalent of joining a country club that doesn't allow blacks or Jews." — Sarah Silverman. [Page Six]

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