Mo'Nique's Mad at Oprah; Lindsay Throws Ice In Sam's Face

  • Though Mo'Nique gave Oprah Winfrey permission to interview her brother Gerald, who molested her, she isn't happy about how Monday's interview went down. She feels, "Her brother lied and that it was not sympathetic enough towards her," says a source.
  • "She was particularly upset that Gerald lied to Oprah that he molested her while she was sleeping because she was wide awake and scared of him. Also, she is angry that he did not get any help or enter a rehab and she does not trust him around children," continues the source, who points out that "Oprah and Mo'Nique were never the best of friends." [Radar]
  • While partying at Coachella, Lindsay Lohan Tweeted: "Fun @coachella but tonight @ my friernds bday party, @samantharonson spit in my face and left w/ @mileycyrus 's ex." Samantha Ronson Tweeted back, "Guess what didn't happen tonight..." [The Sun]
  • An eyewitness has a different version of the story: "Lindsay went to give Samantha a hug. Samantha wouldn't stand up to give her one, so Lindsay threw a piece of ice at her face. Thats where it ended. She didn't spit in Lindsay's face." [E!]
  • Lindsay Lohan failed to show up for another deposition today. The deposition was scheduled for 10 a.m. but her lawyer said she couldn't find a ride until 11. (She's not allowed to drive as a condition of her probation.) She was however, able to find a ride to a club at 2:30 a.m. today [TMZ]
  • Dina Lohan told Radar that Lindsay Lohan isn't going into credit card debt. She says, "You know Lindsay will spend money but she has people that run what she does. We had another manager that we've now moved. We kind of cleaned house and we have somebody else who... I mean everyone was great but we just needed to clean house and start over. So Lindsay doesn't really pay her bills. Someone else does, so they wouldn't let her do that. And in the interim, you know, a bill may be a little late or not, you know, but that's pretty normal. That happens to me, that happens to everyone... Lindsay isn't in charge of her finances, other people are and we are keeping a close eye on the people who are managing her." [Radar]
  • Courtney Love told NME she doesn't want to use her stage name anymore and should be addressed as "Courtney Michelle." (Her birth name is Courtney Michelle Harrison.) She explained, "Courtney Love is dead... We've all decided we don't like her any more. We love her when she goes onstage, but I don't need her in the rest of my life." [BBC]
  • Courtney Love's rep said in an e-mail to MTV News, that her comments were taken "100 percent out of context," adding that, "She's not changing her name, unless it's to 'Courtney Love Mellencamp' or 'Big Baby Jesus.'" [MTV]
  • Elin Nordegren and Tiger Woods aren't officially separated, but she has taken the kids to Sweden and plans to spend a few weeks there figuring out what to do about her marriage. [Radar]
  • A source says the divorce is "100% happening. Elin and her mom met with a lawyer before they went to Sweden." [Us]
  • Rihanna was rushed to the emergency room after a show in Switzerland and treated for an unknown condition. she was released later that night. [MTV UK]
  • Rihanna's rep explains she, "had an injured rib and went to have it looked at to be sure it was nothing serious, and it wasn't... All is okay and the tour is going great." [People]
  • Kate Gosselin says of being kicked off DWTS last night, "I wasn't kidding when I said I wasn't a dancer. I was facing my fears. I'm really thankful to have had such an incredible opportunity." [People]
  • According to a source, her dancing partner Tony Dovolani is "Relieved. He was definitely hopeful that their names would be called because he didn't want them to start staying on further to watch great dancers get voted off." [Fox News]
  • While appearing on an Australian talk show Kim Kardashian told the female host, "You can grab it if you want," referring to her butt. The host went for it. [TMZ]
  • As mentioned in Midweek Madness, according to court papers filed by Kim Kardashian in 2003, her first husband Damon Thomas physically and emotionally abused her. [Star]
  • A source explains that Sandra Bullock hasn't filed for divorce yet because, "Jesse and his children are her family and in some ways always will be. She is not ready to scrap it all as fast as possible. She's taken some time off and plans to stay out of the spotlight. Sandra and Jesse will talk again, but divorce will happen. She has a master plan." [FOX]
  • According to his business partner, Ojani Noa has, "grown depressed over Jennifer Lopez's poking fun at marriage (including their previous marriage) to promote her new movie The Back-up Plan. Ojani feels he has suffered (and is still suffering) 'spousal abuse' from JLo." He's filing for bankruptcy and claims J.Lo and her lawyers are preventing him from getting a job. [Radar]
  • Larry King's divorce has been put on hold, but he's still living in a hotel. [radar]
  • Larry King's sixth wife Julia Alexander-King says, Shawn Southwick only married Larry for his money."Everyone outside of Larry knew what Shawn's designs were going in," she said. "A lot of people tried to warn him" about her possible financial motivations." [Us]
  • Charles Barkley used the "A" word on air, which we assume is "ass." CBS reports: "When asked by female fans via video whether he prefers blondes or brunettes, a caught-off-guard Barkley admitted that he prefers blondes." How did he work that word into his response? [CBS News]
  • Heather Locklear was arrested for a hit-and-run on Saturday. Authorities determined that she knocked over a "no parking" sign, but since it's only a misdemeanor she wasn't taken into custody. [TMZ]
  • Since Heather Locklear is still on probation for reckless driving, she could face up to 90 days in jail. [Radar]
  • Heather Locklear may be cleared by surveillance footage from security cameras in her neighborhood. The footage shows he car wasn't dented when she returned to her house. [TMZ]
  • Kal Penn says he's doing "good" after being robbed at gunpoint yesterday. [TMZ]
  • A man who attacked Noel Gallagher at a 2008 concert in Toronto has been sentenced to 12 months house arrest. [The Mirror]
  • Whitney Port is writing a book called True Whit, described as a "conversational, fun, and candid guide for girls looking to start out [in life] with style." Tip #1: Get cast on a reality show and have MTV find you a job. [People]
  • A judge has ordered Richard Heene to pay $36,000 in restitution over the Baloon Boy stunt. [CNN]
  • Mayumi Heene will not be serving any jail time, even though she was sentenced to 20 days. "It was decided that because she had three young sons that she could do the supervised community service instead," says a source. [Radar]
  • Voice actor D.C. Douglas, best known for his work in the GEICO commercials, has been fired for leaving a voicemail in the mailbox of Tea Party group Freedomworks asking how many of its members were "mentally retarded" and what the response would be when a member inevitably killed someone. [Medialite]
  • Billy Joel's drummer, Liberty DeVitto, has settled a lawsuit with Joel over his claim that he was owed royalties. [Reuters]
  • Kelly Clarkson is scheduled to perform at a concert in Indonesia sponsored by a cigarette company. A local billboard has surfaced which features Kelly beneath the cigarette company's logo, and now anti-smoking groups are calling for her to pull out of the show. [Us]
  • For Edward Burns' thoughts on being a New Yorker, check out the interview at the link. [N.Y. Magazine]
  • Steven Seagal's ex-wife Kelly LeBrock says, "I was constantly raped and abused my whole life," and as for the new sexual assault allegations against him, "This whole thing is very upsetting. I do have children with this man." [Radar]
  • Steven Seagal's lawyer says two women who have given sworn affidavits backing up Kayden Nguyen's claim that he sexually harassed her never even worked for Seagal. [Radar]
  • A source says the autopsy for Michael Bryan, Marie Osmond's son, shows that he had no drugs in his system and committed suicide by jumping from a window. [TMZ]
  • Emilio Masella says Snooki dumped him in a voicemail. "I told Nicole I tried out for Real World and she was upset. She thought I was using her to get on the show which is ridiculous." He says Snooki told him, "You're nothing. You're single." [People]
  • Snooki and The Situation were spotted making out on Monday night. [TMZ]
  • Leonard Nimoy says he's retiring from acting after a final appearance on Fringe this year. "I've been doing this professionally for 60 years," he said. "I love the idea of going out on a positive note. I've had a great, great time. ... I want to get off the stage. Also, I don't think it would be fair to Zachary Quinto. He's a terrific actor, he looks the part, and it's time to give him some space. And I'm very flattered the character will continue." [UPI]
  • Sarah Ferguson has advice for Kate Middleton even though she and Prince William aren't engaged yet. "Remember that you're marrying a beautiful man you are in love with and remember to make time for him," she said, "because I didn't. Andrew and I spent 40 days together for the first five years of our marriage. I didn't know that would be the case, but figured it out two weeks after I was married." [People]
  • When asked about how Marc Anthony behaved while she was pregnant, Jennifer Lopez said, "I mean, it's hard. The movie guys, they're like — it's a little fairy tale. But seriously, he did really well. I remember having a talk with him, because we were on tour while I was pregnant and I said, 'You know what, Marc, I don't know if I'll ever be pregnant again in my life. I want this to be beautiful. You're really going to have to suck it up. You're just going to have to help me make this the most beautiful time and just put up with all of my stuff that happens.' He was like, OK.'" [CBS News]