Royal Engagement Announcement To Come? Britney's Conservatorship To Continue?

  • Prince William MIGHT ask Kate Middleton to marry him tomorrow, since June 3 and June 4 are "mysteriously blocked out" in the Buckingham Palace calendar.

Despite the fact that no one in the royal family has confirmed anything, Asda — a British supermarket chain — has already manufactured a line of commemorative plates and mugs. [WaPo]

  • This morning, there will be a conservatorship hearing for Britney Spears. Brit won't be in court, but a source says it seems "highly unlikely" that the conservatorship will be ended. [Radar Online]
  • "Bethenny Frankel's 30-pound weight loss three weeks after giving birth to an underweight baby girl, Bryn, is rubbing some new mothers the wrong way." Peg Moline, the editor of Fit Pregnancy magazine, says: "I worry about the message that sends to the rest of us out here, who aren't invested in that 'skinny girl' persona and don't have trainers." [NY Post]
  • Cameron Diaz and A-Rod: Trying real hard not to be photographed together. [Page Six]
  • Brad Pitt has joined the committee trying to bring the World Cup to the US. Since David Beckham wants the World Cup in the UK, perhaps they should have some sort of duel? Shirtless arm-wrestling? Just a suggestion. [Mirror]
  • Kirsten Dunst took the witness stand yesterday in the trial regarding her $2,000 Balenciaga handbag being stolen from the SoHo Grand Hotel. [NY Post]
  • The spokesperson for RAINN is not happy about Kristen Stewart saying that seeing paparazzi pictures make her feel like she's looking at someone being raped. [NY Post]
  • Spencer Pratt and his beard are cooking up something sinister. [PopSugar]
  • Heidi Klum celebrated her birthday Tuesday night with Seal and a Cirque du Soleil show in Vegas. [People]
  • "Money can't buy you class, but $5,000 can buy you lunch with Countess LuAnn de Lesseps." [Page Six]
  • Wow: The Globe is reporting that Sarah Ferguson, Duchess Of York, "slept with rich men for cash." [Perez]
  • Ronnie from Jersey Shore was partying at a club in the Hamptons when cops busted a bunch of folks for cocaine, ketamine, ecstasy and marijuana. Ronnie was not one of those arrested, however. [Radar Online]
  • Amy Winehouse got smashed and kissed people and this is news. [Daily Mail]
  • Hey, remember back in 2007, when Lindsay Lohan went on a crazy drive down the Pacific Coast Highway? She was booked for possession of cocaine but never charged. Police reports just obtained by TMZ (of course) show that Lindsay's urine tested positive for coke. As if there were any doubt. [TMZ]
  • Oh, in 2007, Lindsay Lohan said, "I don't do drugs." And when traces of cocaine were found in the pocket of her jeans, she claimed that she had borrowed the pants. [TMZ]
  • Um, he Santa Monica PD spilled Lindsay's coke on the floor. [TMZ]
  • George Clooney's girlfriend, Elisabetta Canalis, retweeted a message which read (in Italian), "I'm browsing again through the pages of Rolling Stone. Iggy Pop on the cover looks exactly like Jennifer Aniston." Then she Tweeted: "I JUST READ ON GOOGLE That I TWEETED something bad about J Aniston,let me be clear,it's a complete LIE,I would never do that!!" Later she said she had "problems" with Twitter: "I was at the beginning, not sure what 'retweeet' meant." Now you know! [Us Magazine, E!]
  • Elin Nordegren has decided to try and get full custody of her kids. She still wants Tiger Woods to be in their lives, but does not want joint custody. [Radar Online]
  • Larry David is appropriately cranky in this interview and talks about how he doesn't like previews, teasers or trailers: "If they did previews today for Gone With the Wind you'd have Clark Gable telling Vivian Leigh 'Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn' and then leaving her at the end. All in the preview." [Time]
  • As you may know, Leann Rimes was caught kissing Eddie Cibrian last year while she was still married to Dean Sheremet — and Eddie was married to Brandi Glanville. Later Leann and Eddie both left their spouses. Now Leann says: "I take responsibility for everything I've done. I hate that people got hurt. But I don't regret the outcome." She says there were problems in her marriage before she ever met Eddie, and says: "The hardest thing to hear is someone call either of us a home wrecker because we didn't walk into a perfectly happy marriage and ruin it." [Contact Music]
  • Running into your trainwreck ex on a plane? Yikes! Even when you're Kate Moss and he's Pete Doherty. [The Sun]
  • Khloe Kardashian's husband Lamar Odom was asked about Khloe's pregnancy and said: "I can't confirm that… She hasn't told me if she was pregnant. I probably would be the first to know." Unless she's hiding it for a big reveal on a reality show! [People]
  • Paul McCartney sang his classic song "Michelle" at the White House, and made it an ode to Michelle Obama. According to this report: "After serenading the first lady with the words, 'I love you, I love you, I love you,' McCartney joked that he just might be the 'first guy ever to be punched out by a president.'" Barack Obama was seen "swaying" along, though. [AP]
  • "For an English kid growing up in Liverpool, the White House — that's pretty special. He's a great guy, so lay off him." — Paul McCartney on Barack Obama. [NYDN]
  • Jon Gosselin's new girlfriend hates kids but wants to be famous. Obvs. [Us Magazine]
  • I kinda love Bruce WillisMoonlighting, The Fifth Element, Die Hard — so I actually find his new vodka ad charming. Your results may vary. But remember: It could be worse. [NY Times]
  • A Jim Carrey/Ewan McGregor film has been barred from release by a California court. Breach of contract and other business issues. But the plot sounds interesting: A married man gets into a car crash, discovers he's gay and goes on a crime spree that eventually lands him in jail. [Reuters]
  • The cause of death for Brittany Murphy's husband Simon Monjack: Still undetermined. [TMZ]
  • An interesting match-up: Jerry Seinfeld is directing a one man show by Colin Quinn. [NY Post]
  • Kevin Costner and his wife Christine have a new baby, who was born on Wednesday and is named Grace Avery Costner. It's the seventh child for Kevin and the couple's third kid together, and yet: No reality show! [ET]
  • Dennis Hopper's memorial was held in Taos, New Mexico yesterday, and Jack Nicholson and Val Kilmer were among the mourners. [NY Post]
  • Laura Ling gave birth to a daughter yesterday, and named her Li Jefferson Clayton — a nod to her sister, Lisa Ling, and Bill Clinton, who helped get her out of North Korea. [People]
  • Nicki Minaj does kawaii for Vibe! [The Life Files]
  • Zach Braff is dating model Taylor Bagley. [NYDN]
  • Gary Coleman's ex-wife lied to the hospital about being his wife and authorized doctors to take Gary off of life support. [Us Magazine]
  • Behold: Chris Evans as Captain America. Well actually, just his face superimposed on to a drawing. I prefer him in this outfit. [PopWrap]
  • A new Thundercats series: Coming to Cartoon Network. [PopWrap]
  • The New Adventures Of Old Christine: Canceled. And not getting a second chance on ABC. [Deadline]
  • "One time, go off! If there's any one time to go off, this is it, because this is a disaster." — Spike Lee on Barack Obama. [NY Post]
  • "I think I train smarter now, where before when I was younger I would just throw around all kinds of weight and see how heavy we could go. A lot of it is based on ego when you come from the world of athletics and sports, but as you get older you just start to really listen to your body." — Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. [Mirror]
  • "It's a lot of hard work pretending to be a rock star, but it went really, really well and it's good. It was like doing karaoke but everyone's backing me up and telling me I'm good and laughing." — Russell Brand on acting in Get Him To The Greek. [AP]
  • "She just rolls her eyes and thinks, 'Oh, my God, my dad's a vampire. How embarrassing.' I'm sure even Obama's daughters say, 'Oh, my God, my dad's the president. How embarrassing.'" — Peter Facinelli, on playing Carlisle Cullen in Twilight: Eclipse. [USA Today]
  • "Retire? I'll only do that when I'm called from above." — BB King. [AFP]
  • "People have this perception of me - which is my fault - of maybe a rapper or Champagne-sipping and Hamptons and white fur and just cliché type of things that are just kind of old and dated and corny, which isn't how I am today, you know? That was just part of my image for a second. It wasn't who Sean is. You evolve - like, I need to retire my diamond necklace and fur jacket now. Things change. Times change." — Sean Combs, aka Diddy. [LA Times]