Michael Lohan Didn't Recognize Daughter; Was Melissa Cheating On Tammy Lynn?

  • Michael Lohan claims he brought police into Lindsay Lohan's house today to check on 16-year-old Ali, but Dina Lohan says, "Michael walked into the apartment looked right at Ali and said, 'I'm looking for my daughter Ali, is she here?'"
  • "That's from Ali's lips to God's ears," says Dina, adding, "I'm in shock right now. I can't really speak. I'm petrified for my girls and their safety. I'm just trying to get to the bottom of all this. My girls are so afraid of him, I've had an order of protection place since 2005 and it stands until 2011. Ali is out there visiting. They are so afraid for their lives. My ex-husband is dangerous." [Radar]
  • After the incident, Michael Lohan said he knows Lindsay Lohan was driving too fast with Ali in the car because he had her followed by a paparazzo. He also said he's been worried about Ali since she went to Europe with Lindsay because, "Ali disappeared for 3 days over there. She and Lindsay got into a fight and Ali disappeared and took off with that guy Patrick [Aufdenkamp]. Lindsay called me up hysterical and I arranged to have a private plane pick them up. But then Dina and her ex-boyfriend got involved and thwarted all my plans." [Radar]
  • In the video at the link, Michael Lohan says he won't leave L.A. "until Ali is removed from Lindsay's home and has a normal life of a 16-year-old... Anywhere Lindsay goes, I'm bringing cops." [TMZ]
  • This afternoon Lindsay Lohan said she agreed with a Twitter follower who wrote, "This is all that quack, Dr. Drew's fault. He purposely provoked your unstable leech of a father." Dr. Drew Pinsky responded to TMZ, "I've personally never met Michael Lohan, nor Lindsay. My comments were in relation to what I would do as a father... I have no direct knowledge of her case, but I hope she gets the help she needs." [TMZ]
  • Earlier today, Michael Lohan responded to Dina Lohan telling Radar that Lindsay Lohan is not in debt saying, "OMG!!! You've got to be kidding me! Can you actually believe this? Everything out of her mouth is a denial of some sort... If Dina is saying these things to stay on Lindsay's good side, we all have to question her continued enabling of problems that exist in her life and Lindsay's as well." [Radar]
  • In other Lindsay Lohan news, a third date has been scheduled for her to give a deposition about her alleged drunken 2007 carjacking. The judge said she better show up on May 4, or else. [TMZ]
  • When asked if she thinks her Mean Girls co-star Lindsay Lohan will ever get it together, Amanda Seyfried said, "I think it's just growth. People can fall out of line and fall back into it. I think it just takes some time. Clearly, people go through things and they deal with them differently. You've just got to be positive about it." [E!]
  • Jon Gosselin is selling his BMW to "raise cash until he gets a job" according to a source, who adds, "He has a new forty-something Washington, D.C., love interest. She's rich — and he's hoping to have her back one of his projects." So that's what they're calling riding around in your backyard on an ATV these days? [Us]
  • As for what type of gainful employment he's seeking, Jon Gosselin says, "I would like a job in some aspect of TV, probably as a host... I just can't afford the $22,000 a month [child support] right now. That is why I'm trying to find a job." [Us]
  • Jon Gosselin is withdrawing his petition for primary custody of his kids. "He thinks the best thing for his kids, and his relationship with Kate, is if he and Kate have joint custody of the children," says a "source close to Jon." [Star]
  • Jon Gosselin announced today on Twitter that he's fired his lawyer, who often made disparaging comments about Kate Gosselin to the press. Jon wrote: "Kate, her attorneys and I are moving forward to work out things privately and amicably." [Perez]
  • This is just insane: Kate Gosselin's pal says she's "serious about going Hollywood and thinks dating a celebrity is a great idea. When Kate sees how Tom Cruise changed Katie Holmes' life, it became clear that she needed to do the same. Obviously, she knows she's not yet ready to date a George Clooney, but she thinks she would be the perfect partner for a Jeff Goldblum or someone like David Hasselhoff." [Popeater]
  • More evidence Suri Cruise is growing up too fast: She's been hanging out with Cameron Diaz on the set of Knight & Day. "It's funny because Suri does know I'm Princess Fiona," says Cameron. "I'm not going to speak for her, but yes, I think she does [love Shrek]." [People]
  • Would you believe that Melissa Etheridge and Tammy Lynn Michaels split because Melissa was cheating? A source says Tammy confronted her, but Mellissa "tried to deflect the infidelity accusations," so Tammy "stormed out," Brad Pitt-style. The source adds, "Melissa is worried that Tammy will punish her by not allowing her to see their kids." [Perez]
  • Brooke Mueller reportedly caught Charlie Sheen twice with a friend of Angelina Tracy's, who is also an escort. "Brooke saw hotel keys and even saw them in the same place together once," says a source. "But Charlie just denies everything. They had a huge fight. She knew he was cheating on her." [Radar]
  • Tiger Woods mistress Rachel Uchitel has been pitching a dating show called Romancing Rachel to TV networks. Lifetime and E! have passed, but VH1 and Oxygen are considering it. [TMZ]
  • A petition from Samantha Geimer, Roman Polanski's victim, to dismiss the sex case against him has been denied. [USA Today]
  • You may have heard that Heidi Montag is dropping her sexual harassment suit against Hills creator Adam DiVello, but Speidi sources say "the lawsuit is 100% on." [X17]
  • When asked about her relationship with Doug Reinhardt, which ended a few weeks ago, Paris Hilton said, "I am like so past that — I don't even care! ... I don't even remember that time in my life ... I am over it!" Ouch. [Us]
  • There's some dispute over when exactly Paris Hilton and Doug Reinhardt broke up, and Doug released a statement insisting they split in April. Paris responded, "I am great and enjoying being single. He is just angry because I broke up with him." [Access Hollywood]
  • Hulk Hogan is suing Wells Fargo Southeast, the insurance company that provided insurance for the family when his son was in a car crash that left one person severely disabled. He claims the company never advised him that he should've reevaluated his policy because he had teenage drivers. [TMZ]
  • Jennifer Love Hewitt, along with millions of teen girls, wants to date Robert Pattinson because "his features are so striking. I love that he has such a soft voice." [Daily Express]
  • Melanie Griffith says she's finally kicked her drug habit after her recent stint in rehab. Says husband Antonio Banderas, "The entire family participated in the process of rehabilitation. We went to the place where she was doing it, we participated in all the therapies … everything, everybody in the family. It's tough, but at the same time, very rewarding." [People]
  • The lawsuit filed by Kobe and Vanessa Bryant's former maid against the couple has been settled. The terms are confidential, but Bryant's lawyers say they didn't pay her off. [TMZ]
  • Corey Haim's autopsy report has been delayed for additional testing. [Radar]
  • David Beckham is the world's top-earning soccer player. He rakes in $40 million a year. [AP]
  • Party of Five and 7th Heaven actor Jeremy London says he was addicted to prescription drugs for years, but he's been sober since entering rehab in 2009. [People]
  • In the video at the link, Howard Stern explains he won't host American Idol because he's too good for the show, not because his request for a $100 million paycheck was rejected. [TMZ]
  • Former American Idol contestant Allison Iraheta says of Simon Cowell's impending nuptials, "I know everyone says he's so mean, But he's really nice and I think he'll be an amazing husband." [People]
  • Kirsten Dunst's six-minute film Bastard is premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival. She says of the copious amount of blood in the film, "The blood was actually the thing I was looking forward to the most. I had a very specific shade in mind. I'll never forget our makeup artist and I sitting at dinner, mixing blood swatches on napkins. Then they kind of just deliver your perfect tone. I couldn't be prouder of my jar of blood!" [Daily Front Row]
  • "Sometimes I think I'm going to have to check myself into a mental asylum, it gets so bad. It's my worst quality and I hate myself for it. It's like, what's wrong with you? Relax! Sometimes I feel like the psycho in Sleeping With The Enemy. Remember that film, when she's got to line up all the apricot chutneys just so? I think I'm scared of something, like there's something I need to figure out. I think I need to... go back to the shrink and figure out what's going on with that. I had a great therapist in New York whom I still talk to." — Gwyneth Paltrow [Daily Express]
  • Lisa Kudrow says of taking jobs as an actress and producer in television and independent films post-Friends, "Let's face it, I was never a great ingenue to begin with. I always knew I'd have to do either my own stuff or play interesting character roles." [Reuters]
  • Q: You're a Republican. What's easier in Hollywood — being a Republican or a cocaine addict? Kelsey Grammer: "Yes, I am a Republican. And gosh, I don't think you can lose your job because you're addicted to cocaine." Q: "Can you lose your job because you're a Republican?" Grammer: "I think you can. It can affect your livelihood. Drug use in Hollywood does not affect your livelihood. I clearly am in the minority, as a Republican. It's fine. There are some principles and issues for me that are worth claiming rather than pretending I'm something that I'm not." [Fox News]
  • When asked if he feels he has a responsibility to act as a role model to kids, Rupert Grint said, "Yeah, kind of, I'm not too conscious of it. I do feel like I just have to behave and not be too controversial. Going out in London is hard to do, it's the celebrity thing I don't really buy into. You feel like the journalists are waiting for you to do something controversial like the typical child star." [The Independent]
  • Rupert Grint's on watching a sex scene in Cherrybomb with his parents. "It was agonizing," he says. "The scene's quite tastefully done, but it's not the sort of moment you really want to share with your mum and dad... When the scene arrived we all sat there not really saying anything... Afterwards nobody talked about it, which was kind of a relief." [People]
  • Donald Trump and Rosie O'Donnell almost ran into each other at a Broadway show, and afterwards Rosie talked to Extra about the incident. The Donald responded, "Rosie O'Donnell, in a recent interview with Extra stated about me, 'He should go easy with the oh, she's fat, disgusting and gay comments.' I take umbrage to her statement — I only called her fat and disgusting!" [Extra]