Snooki's Birthday Bash Sponsored By Condom CompanyS

  • Snooki will celebrate her birth — and safe sex — on Saturday night with a party sponsored by LifeStyles condoms.

Snooki will not have a liquor sponsor, however. Drinks, she'll pay for, because "she doesn't want her friends to drink cheap booze." [Page Six]

  • Brad Pitt's production company would looooove to buy the rights the the Chilean miner story. Oh yeah, that movie is inevitable. [WonderWall]
  • Lindsay Lohan had security remove her father from the lobby of her apartment building. The path to healing is rough. [TMZ]
  • Lindsay Lohan would like to come home to New York — Long Island, to be specific — for the holidays. [TMZ]
  • The "secret that is haunting Lindsay Lohan in rehab": Anxiety… regarding some old criminal cases. [WonderWall]
  • Courteney Cox, David Arquette and their daughter Coco went bowling over the weekend; insert your own "strike" or "split" jokes here. [Page Six]
  • Rihanna missed her friend Katy Perry's wedding, but she's bought Katy and Russell an awesome wedding present — an all-expenses paid trip to Tokyo! [The Sun]
  • Rihanna had an awkward bikini wax experience and it is news. [Daily Express]
  • You may have heard that Kelly Preston was in labor, but the story is 100% false, says her rep. The baby is due later this month. [People]
  • Jessica Simpson's engagement ring is a ruby flanked by diamonds. [Just Jared]
  • Bill Clinton will play himself in The Hangover 2. No, really. [News.com.au]
  • Mel Gibson is willing to admit that he slapped Oksana Grigorieva, but denies that he hit her. He slapped her "one time with an open hand because she was "hysterical." He says: "I did not hit Oksana with a closed fist, as she alleges. I did not ever punch her in the face or in the temple or anywhere else, not then or at any other time." Are we clear on that? [TMZ]
  • Whitney Houston, 47, is back to dating Ray J., 29. [Gatecrasher]
  • Tales of the old new york! Pimps, hookers, addicts and dealers! How hip-hop changed the hood! In an excerpt from Jay-Z's book, at the link. [NYDN]
  • Do you think of Kourtney Kardashian as an actress? Or a lady with extensive knowledge of the justice system? No? Then you may be shocked that she will play a lawyer on One Life To Live. [TMZ]
  • The first of Madonna's Hard Candy Fitness Centers opens in Mexico City this month! [Page Six]
  • At his birthday party, Gerard Butler sang while John Mayer played guitar. Did they also discuss mutual love interest Jennifer Aniston? [Page Six]
  • Jim Carrey is an abstract artist and that is not a euphemism. [Page Six]
  • If you're a fan of Ted Casablancas' blind items, know this: Toothy Tile was spotted lurking in an alley, trying to seduce a young man into sexytimes. [E!]
  • Yay! A third season of RuPaul's Drag Race! [PR Newswire]
  • "People tend to put entertainers on pedestals. We're human beings, just like you… whether we have money or not, we still have bills to pay, we still have our stresses." — Janet Jackson, who looks stunning on the cover of Health magazine. [Just Jared]
  • "I cried, like, five times at various points over the four months. It's really f**king hard. It's much harder than it looks. But at the same time, it was kind of exhilarating to be learning chords and putting them together." — Gwyneth Paltrow on learning how to play guitar. [WonderWall]
  • "Someone was talking about this supposed rivalry between Rob Pattinson and [me], and what's awesome about this is, between the pair of us, we are striking a blow for the paler man." — Daniel Radcliffe. [People]
  • "I'm not doing the Muppets movie. They haven't asked me. I would do it if they asked me." — Jane Lynch. Quick, someone ask her! [The Hollywood Reporter]