Britney Spears' Parents ReconcileS

  • Lynne and Jamie Spears have reunited eight years after their divorce. They were spotted dancing to Britney's music in L.A. over the weekend. Apparently, nothing brings people together like hearing their daughter sing about "a taste of poison paradise."
  • They aren't planning to remarry yet, but a source reports, "They are back together and are doing well and happy." People]
  • The creators of South Park are being sued by the creators of the viral video "What What (In The Butt)" for copyright infringement. Comedy Central has responded, "Courts have consistently recognized that parody enjoys broad protections under the First Amendment and the Copyright Act." [NYT]
  • On the Howard Stern Show today, Jay-Z insisted that Beyonce isn't pregnant and said, "I really sit back and wonder when people are going to stop... The day that happens, I don't think Newsday is going to know before my grandmother." [People]
  • Here's Joe Simpson's generic Tweet regarding Jessica Simpson's engagement: "So very happy for Jess and Eric. May they have a lifetime of joy and happiness." [Us]
  • When asked to comment, Nick Lachey said, "I will say the same thing I always say: I wish her the very best." [Us]
  • A source said of Jessica getting engaged just days after Nick, "[Eric Johnson] had been planning the engagement for awhile and the date of the engagement was a special date for them." [People]
  • The award for weirdest excuse ever goes to Jersey Shore's Angelina, who said she'd attend a contract-signing ceremony to release her rap song, but then backed out because she got bit in the face by a spider. [TMZ]
  • 30 Rock has been renewed for a sixth season, and will start airing at 10 p.m. in January. [The Wrap]
  • A judge has rejected Michael Douglas' ex-wife's lawsuit claiming she's owed half of his Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps paycheck. [Radar]
  • Sarah Palin's Alaska attracted 4.96 million viewers, making it TLC's highest-rated premiere ever. [TMZ]
  • Timothy Busfield, who you may know as Danny from The West Wing, owes his bank $1.25 million and may lose his house if he doesn't pay up. [TMZ]
  • Bill Clinton is staying coy about his Hangover 2 cameo. His rep told a reporter, "Sorry you got stuck with this one today, but I don't have anything for you." [NYT]
  • Christina Aguilera says Cher, "gave me so much advice, both personally and professionally," while they were making Burlesque. "She didn't even have to open her mouth. She is just such an incredible presence and person. Been there and done everything before any of us came along. I admire and respect that truly." [Radar]
  • Darren Criss has officially joined the cast of Glee as a series regular, but Ryan Murphy says he still hasn't decided if he'll be Kurt's boyfriend or just his mentor. [Radar]
  • Glee spoiler: Sue Sylvester is getting married, but Jane Lynch says, "I'm not going to say who or what, or even what sex." She adds, "It is just so freakin weird — you're going to love it." [Us]