Source Claims George Lopez Was Forced To Support Conan; Nicole "Declines" Gwyneth's Friendship Efforts

  • Though TBS, Conan O'Brien's team, and George Lopez have all stated that Lopez is a major supporter of O'Brien coming to TBS, a source claims that might not be the case:

"George was initially opposed to the idea of moving his time slot to make room for Conan on TBS," says the source, "He was told that if he wasn't supportive, his show would not be renewed." Lopez and TBS have already denied the rumor. Team Lo-Co forever! [PageSix]

  • Spencer Pratt has been talking all kinds of crap on Twitter, making fun of everyone from JWoww to Lauren Conrad to Kristen Cavallari by tweeting such charming gems as "who needs to see a horror film with photos of K Cav and Audrina looking like Halloweeen hit bev hills in april. Trick!" [SpencerPratt]
  • Gwyneth Paltrow has pulled out of the film The Danish Girl because she wants to spend more time with her family. A source also claims she had trouble bonding with her co-star, Nicole Kidman: "'Nicole lives in Nashville not far from where Gwyneth, has been working on her latest movie for five weeks. Gwyneth made the effort to get in touch with Nicole but Nicole declined." {DailyMail]
  • Jesse James' burger joint, Cisco Burger, owes roughly $6,000 in taxes to the state of California. [TMZ]
  • Shaunie O'Neal claims that her estranged husband, Shaquille, sent the couple's 6-year-old son to tell Shaunie's new boyfriend that Shaq was "going to kill him." [TMZ]
  • Stephen Moyer says that he and Anna Paquin were careful about starting their relationship on the True Blood set: "To get a pilot that runs to a series, it's big s—- to people. And so to come along and go, 'Oh, let's have a quick f—-,' and then risk arguing and being a nightmare when you're playing the two people who are together the whole time – that would be immature." [People]
  • Eva Mendes: Snuggie user. [PageSix]
  • Miranda Lambert says she's not expecting too much at tonight's Academy of Country Music Awards, but she'd still "like to take one [award] home, though." {People]
  • "I had the worst stage fright for a couple of years, but I've gotten to the point where I'm enjoying myself - even though the stress is still there."-SNL's Will Forte [NYTimes]
  • Tommy Lee and Pamela Anderson are still friends, if you must know. [PageSix]
  • Mel Gibson may have to pay up to $15,000 a month in child support to his ex-girlfriend, Oksana Grigorieva . [People]
  • Charlie Sheen's wife, Brooke Mueller was spotted out without her wedding ring. [RadarOnline]
  • In related news, Elin Nordegren and Tiger Woods are no longer talking to one another. [RadarOnline.]
  • "The way I was approached, given such involvement, I never felt like, ‘Oh, gosh, I shouldn't do this,.' And if something is good, it doesn't matter if the marketplace is crowded. I thought it was an opportunity to go behind the scenes, and if it feels good, why not go for it? It's like being a producer and knowing the writers and stirring up ideas as opposed to being an actor for hire."-Jennifer Aniston on her perfume, Lolavie. [JustJared]
  • "It was a $25m picture and couldn't compete with the summer movies like The Dark Knight. It was a sombre mood piece, and that might have been a mistake. I hope we get to do another. Gillian and I would both be interested in seeing where it goes." -David Duchovny, on the last X-Files film. [TimesOnline]
  • Randy and Evi Quaid have skipped two court appearances and are now considered fugitives in the state of California. [People]
  • "It's gotten to a place where we're great friends and great co-parents. After I had my break-up, she called, and after she did, I called."-Ryan Phllippe on his ex-wife, Reese Witherspoon [ShowbizSpy]
  • "I will never sell my story. I never asked for this and unfortunately these girls have no idea the affect this is going to have not just on them. Screw them. They're forever going to be the mistresses."-Ashley Dupre, on the mistresses of Tiger Woods and Jesse James. [RadarOnline.]