Heidi And Spencer Split; Celebrities Remember Gary Coleman

  • After roughly a year and a half of marriage, Heidi Montag has reportedly kicked Spencer Pratt (and, presumably, his crystals) to the curb:

According to Heidi's rep: ""Heidi is looking to move out due to all the fake bad press that Spencer controls. She's tired of it and is looking for a place and wants to focus on her acting career." [TMZ]

  • A source tells PageSix that Montag "is freaking out. Spencer is determined to control her, and she just can't take any more. She says she wants out, but she is terrified because she has very few friends. And she has convinced herself she's going to be a major movie star." [PageSix]
  • Montag is also reportedly tired of Spencer's controlling nature: Jen Bunney tells TMZ that Heidi "has spent so much time with Spencer and now she wants to be able to spend more time with herself and friendships." [TMZ]
  • In case you missed the sad news yesterday, actor Gary Coleman has died at the age of 42. [USWeekly]
  • Bunney also claims that she and Montag are moving in together and will be filming a new reality show: We're really excited to do girly things and show people who we really are and that we're really fun, sweet and loyal girls...The show is going to focus on our friendship, getting through things with each other like marriage stuff and boyfriend stuff." [RadarOnline]
  • Also broken up? Common and Serena Williams, who have split after 2 years together. They are two workaholics who couldn't see each other enough," says a source, "Things happen." [NYDN]
  • Jamie Kennedy says he remembers meeting Gary Coleman while Coleman was working as a security guard on the set of one of Kennedy's films: "I said, 'Gary, how you doing, man?' and he said, 'You know, trying to put the pieces back together," Kennedy says, "I said, 'Why are you here?' He said, 'I need a job, man.' I said, 'But you're Gary Coleman.' And he said, 'That don't mean nothing.'" [People]
  • Coleman's widow, Shannon Price, has released the following statement: "We are very grateful for all the wonderful support everyone has been extending to Gary's family. Thousands of emails have poured in to the hospital. This has been so comforting to the family to know how beloved he still is." [USWeekly]
  • "I'm shocked and deeply saddened. He was a great guy, a legend – everyone knows Gary Coleman. We had a good time on ‘Surreal Life.' I'll always remember the time he and I had. He was fun to around for the most part. Just a good, funny guy."-Vanilla Ice [TMZ]
  • ""I said a prayer for him this morning after hearing about his condition. Gary was so loving, so charming. He was the big star of the show...He was the reason the show was a hit."-Charlotte Rae [USWeekly]
  • "I worked with Gary on Diff'rent Strokes, and he was funnier and more professional as a kid than most adult stars. I feel sad for his passing and I wish his family my condolences."-Andrew Dice Clay [RadarOnline]
  • PageSix headline: "Gays Love Katy Perry." [PageSix]
  • Hailey Glassman, Jon Gosselin's ex-girlfriend, is no longer a suspect in the break-in of his home that happened whenever ago: "The NYPD informed us today that Hailey is no longer a person of interest in the break-in. She feels that the truth has finally come out and the cloud that's been hanging over her head had finally lifted." [RadarOnline]
  • "I didn't choose monogamy. Monogamy chose me. I feel excited to be marrying such a lovely girl. I am now officially engaged because love made me crazy. It's a big brain trick. Love is the universal migraine."-Russell Brand, on his upcoming marriage to Katy Perry. [JustJared]
  • Ke$ha's ex-managers are suing her for $14 million, claiming that her current co-producer, Dr. Luke, convinced the singer to push them out of her career. [NYDN]
  • "I feel free and independent and I'm getting to know myself better - not spending so much time with a guy but spending that time on myself and I love that. I've learned a lot about men. You can't trust them, some of them. Being in this industry you never know what the guy's intentions are."-Paris Hilton, on being single. [DailyMail]
  • Lady Gaga popped into a pub in Birmingham to drink whiskey and coke and write song lyrics on napkins. According to a source: "Everyone was stunned when this striking blonde came in. Most of the blokes had no idea who she was at first. She sat at the bar with a pal for two hours, downing spirits and scribbling notes. She told the locals how much she was enjoying having a drink on a day off because she can't handle drinking before a show. She signed autographs for staff and left a huge tip - a few hundred pounds." [TheSun]
  • Clint Eastwood says he doesn't plan to celebrate his 80th birthday on Monday: "Once you get in the 70s, several things happen. One is, you stop celebrating birthdays. I've forbidden my wife. I said, 'Please, no birthday things.' I don't need to pretend to open a gift and say, 'This is just what I wanted.' I said, 'Don't get me anything. We'll just have a glass of wine.'" [TheSun]
  • Lily Allen is currently writing the score to a Bridget Jones musical that is set to open in London next year. [TheSun]
  • "Honestly, musicals? I just can't. What if this was real life and I was just walking down the street on Rodeo Drive and all of a sudden I just burst into song about how much I love shoes?"-Miley Cyrus, on Glee. [ShowbizSpy]
  • "I think more white people come to see me do stand-up than most white comedians cos comedy's just comedy. I don't consider myself a black comedian. I am a comedian...I don't talk about race any more than Jackie Mason talks about being Jewish. Is Jon Stewart a Jewish comedian? Or a political comedian? I watch the guy all the time; he says three jokes and if the joke doesn't kill, he'll say something Yiddish. God bless him. We're all comedians; we're all brothers."-Chris Rock [Guardian]