Taylor Momsen Offends Entire Country

  • Taylor Momsen and her band were playing a show in Scotland when she said something the crowd found rather offensive.

Quoth the teen dream: "We are The Pretty Reckless and we have heard that Glasgow is the craziest crowd in all of England!" That would be Scotland, dear. An audience member says: I think she needs to go back to school for geography lessons ... There really isn't any excuse. Surely someone backstage could have said something to her." [Pop Eater]

  • BTW, Taylor Momsen has been dropped by her modeling agency, IMG. But the company is repping Dakota Fanning. [Contact Music]
  • Russell Brand gave Katy Perry diamonds on their first date. And she also took a copy of his autobiography, which was in the car. She says: "I asked him if could have it. My hair was long and wavy at the time and he kept calling me a mermaid. He opened the book and wrote in it, 'You're a mermaid and I'm drowning.' Then he put this necklace on me." [This Is London]
  • This was in Midweek Madness, but here it is again: Ashton Kutcher will have to testify about the night in 2001 that his ex-girlfriend was found brutally murdered. [News.com.au]
  • Do Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez have one of those cutesy names yet? Biebez? Juslena? [INF Daily]
  • Gwen Stefani is a brave soul to do last-minute Christmas shopping at Toys R Us. She does not, however, look happy about it. [Pop Sugar]
  • Lindsay Lohan's father Michael responds to the rumor that she had a boozy bash in her treatment center home: "There was never a party at Lindsay's sober house," Michael says. "The situation arose as Lindsay and two other girls were on a pass. Lindsay was getting her hair done while the other two girls went their own way. When it was time to get back, Lindsay and the two girls had a problem meeting up, to which they wound up being 10 minutes later back to the property." He adds: "Lindsay and the other two girls tested negative for drugs and alcohol." [Radar Online]
  • Lady Gaga says her new album, Born This Way, will be "a marriage of electronic music with major, epic, dare I even say, metal or rock 'n' roll, pop, anthemic style melodies with really sledge-hammering dance beats." [BBC]
  • Gaga got groped! [Radar Online]
  • Oprah has offered Bono a TV show on OWN; she thinks his philanthropy would make for a good program. [Daily Express]
  • Did Miley Cyrus just get a tattoo on her middle finger? [E!]
  • David Beckham just got something tattooed on his chest — and it took six hours — but we don't know what it is! Hopefully a portrait of Posh strolling through the airport. In huge sunglasses and super-high heels. [NYDN]
  • Love this interview with Pink, in which she says that someday she'd like to make an album with "old school songwriters," one that will take her down a more introspective path. "Just absolutely, consciously, not trying to get played on the radio." In other words, amazing. [LA Times]
  • Yet another person has been injured during the Broadway show Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark. A 31-year-old actor fell 20 feet during a preview performance. An eyewitness says: "it just went black, and the producer came on and said we're going to pause for a moment. You could hear Mary Jane weeping." The man was wheeled away in a neck brace but was alert. This guy is the fourth person involved with the show to be injured, and it hasn't officially opened yet. [CNN, NY Post]
  • Heartwarming: Lil Wayne bought an $11,000 wheelchair for a fan's mom. [NYDN]
  • Hottie Garrett Hedlund was maybe spotted smoking pot on the street in Montreal earlier this year. Or maybe it was a cigarette. He sure is hot. [TMZ]
  • Alexander Skarsgard in a tux? Don't mind if I do. [Just Jared]
  • Some millionaire paid Ludacris $100,000 to perform at a party. He also paid Snooki $17,500 to be there. And more random folks! Bruce Jenner, one dude from Breaking Bad, Giuliana and Bill, and Dean Cain all got cash to show up. [TMZ]
  • Interested in vintage Snooki party pictures (from 2007)? Here ya go. Blue contacts. [Radar Online]
  • Sad face: Anderson Cooper's ratings are down. [Deadline Hollywood]
  • Stephen Baldwin — a conservative in a family of liberals — says the Baldwin family Christmas will be a "little spicy," but it sounds like things will be civil; he says: "We were raised with a dad who would smack you in the forehead with salad tongs if you got too out of line." [Page Six]
  • Chelsea Heath, named the Girls Gone Wild Hottest Girl In America, is suing Joe Francis's GGW for wrongful termination, wages owed, as well as for breach of good faith and fair dealing. [Radar Online]
  • RIP Steve Landesberg, of Barney Miller and Forgetting Sarah Marshall, among other projects. [TMZ]
  • Cher says she wore her infamous black body-stocking to the MTV Awards in September, and felt comfortable… until she met the Beebs. "Someone said, 'Will you take a picture with Justin Bieber,' and I said, 'Sure', not knowing who he was. And then this child, who came up to here [chest], and I felt like I should cover up before I take a picture with this baby." [Wonder Wall]
  • "I just wish more animals were gay - people would pay more attention!" — Joan Rivers, on behalf of PETA. [Gatecrasher]