What The Hell Is Britney Doing In A Wedding Dress?

  • Britney Spears is on the cover of Pop magazine, and inside, she's photographed in a wedding dress complete with veil.

The shoot was art directed by Takashi Murakami, and is supposed to have a manga feel, but, in the words of one ONTD commenter, "LMFAO WUT?" [ONTD via Grazia]

  • Even though he has throat cancer, Michael Douglas has refused to delay his court battle in which his ex-wife Diandra is suing for his earnings. [Page Six]
  • What. The. Fuck. Simon Cowell's show X Factor uses Auto-Tune??? How is it a talent competition? [New York/Vulture]
  • Wait, Uma Thurman's "baby bump" looks like a regular tummy to me. [ABC News]
  • I, for one, don't think it's a big deal that 13-year-old Lourdes has a pot leaf on her wristband. [Radar Online]
  • Could Lindsay Lohan be getting out of rehab this week? [TMZ]
  • Another question: Could Lindsay Lohan be on Celebrity Apprentice? [Wonderwall]
  • Guess we'll know more about this tomorrow during Midweek Madness, but for now, Sharon Osbourne says: "In Touch magazine is printing an untrue story about Kelly & Jack which affects their credibility and dignity. See you in court!" [Contact Music]
  • In a perfect storm of teenage squee, Justin Bieber and Jaden "Karate Kid" Smith will be on stage together at Madison Square Garden. Cue the high-pitched screams. [Page Six]
  • Heidi Montag is "privately" acknowledging that she is in a sex tape, and that some of the footage is girl-on-girl action with Playboy Playmate Karissa Shannon. Someone wants a cut of the profits! [TMZ]
  • Folks who worked with James Franco on General Hospital have nothing but gushy things to say about him. [E!]
  • Behold: Anna Paquin's new "sparkling" diamond ring. [Daily Mail]
  • Taylor Momsen would like for you to know that she never insulted Rihanna and thinks Rihanna is "great." [Contact Music]
  • Spoiler-ish! Kurt from Glee is getting a boyfriend, who is tall and blond with "big, fat pouty lips." [E!]
  • Martin Short's wife Nancy Dolman has died at the age of 58. [Wonderwall, NYDN]
  • Taye Diggs, Idina Menzel and son: Cutest. Family. Ever. [Socialite Life]
  • Hayden Panettiere's birthday party looks like a nightmare you have upon eating kung pao chicken before bed. [TMZ]
  • Let's choose to believe not that Taylor Lautner is a diva but that you don't hire someone for a movie and not provide a place for them to change clothes, use the bathroom, relax and make phone calls in between takes. [TMZ]
  • Is Damian Hurley giving his mom the finger, or is it meant for the paparazzo? [WoW]
  • The end of an era: Kimora Lee Simmons is leaving Baby Phat. [Page Six]
  • Six out of seven ladies of Real Housewives Of New York will return for the next season; Bethenny Frankel won't be back since she is taping a second season of her spinoff. [Gatecrasher]
  • Ciara and Keri Hilson seem to be feuding. [Gatecrasher]
  • Rachel Uchitel would like to be with Tiger Woods again, now that he is single. [TMZ]
  • Sad: Paris Hilton is still searching for a best friend. [Daily Express]
  • Jackie Chan endorsed a shampoo — that turned out to contain carcinogens. [Daily Express]
  • "George Michael pleads guilty to driving under influence of drugs and possession of cannabis following SEVENTH car incident." [Daily Mail]
  • Piranha 3D sequel: In the works! [Just Jared]
  • "I've said it before and I'll say it time and time again – when my wife feels like talking about whatever she wants to talk about, you will hear it directly from her… We all know it's extremely personal, and it is for a woman to deal with things with her body, and especially when dealing with the idea of childbirth and all that stuff." — Nick Cannon artfully dodges speculation that Mariah Carey is pregnant. [People]
  • "I've been working on it for months now, and I feel very strongly that it's finished right now. It came so quickly. Some artists take years; I don't. I write music every day." — Lady Gaga's new album: Done! [Showbiz Spy]
  • "I know yall need the music so I'm dropping 1 new song every weekend until Xmas." — Your friend Kanye West. [Twitter]