Lindsay Under Investigation For Assault Of Rehab StafferS

  • A Betty Ford staffer claims Lindsay Lohan attacked her after she asked her to submit to a drug and alcohol test. Police are investigating Lindsay for misdemeanor battery, and if convicted she could be heading back to jail.
  • On December 12, Lindsay returned to the clinic ten minutes past curfew after allegedly going to a bar with her friends. Police were called to investigate an incident of "hand-to-hand battery" and told the staffer "desired prosecution." [TMZ]
  • Lindsay says the woman hit her first and had been "unfairly" scolding her. She claims she just told the staffer, "take your hands off me," and "pushed back." Lindsay plans to file a formal complaint against the woman. [TMZ, TMZ]
  • Lindsay is still on probation, so if she's found guilty she may be heading back to jail for six months. [TMZ]
  • Michael Lohan says, "Lindsay said, ‘Get your hands off me' and this woman didn't even call Betty Ford administrators, she just called the police. Lindsay thinks this woman has had it out for her from the beginning and she's looking for any reason to stop Lindsay from getting out." [Radar]
  • Lindsay and Betty Ford administrators both want to keep the incident out of court. [Radar]
  • Shania Twain confirmed her engagement on her website, writing, "Frederic Nicolas Thiebaud has been a true gift to me as a compassionate, understanding friend and over time, an amazing love has blossomed from this precious friendship. Fred and I are happy to announce, our ENGAGEMENT!" [Us]
  • A source says that everyone on the Green Lantern set knew Ryan Reynolds and Scarlett Johansson were having problems and he "would say that she treated him badly. It never seemed like she made him a priority." Supposedly he's now "beyond sad and depressed." [Us]
  • Teen Mom Amber Portwood is already regretting her tattoo, and not just because it's a giant, poorly-drawn picture of her daughter's face. "Amber wanted to prove that she never wanted to lose custody of her daughter again, but had no idea how painful and sore she would be," says a source. "Now she is having to sleep on her back or right-hand side and can't take it anymore." [Popeater]
  • Zac Efron may be hooking up with his costar, Taylor Schilling. [E!]
  • Miley Cyrus' parents are selling the family home. [TMZ]
  • When Madonna's plane was diverted due to bad weather, she and her entourage were allowed to get off, while everyone else had to wait another two hours. [CNN]
  • We always want to snark about Dawson, but this photo of James Van Der Beek and his newborn baby is pretty damn cute. [People]
  • Performances of Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark have been halted since an actor fell two stories during a performance, and the New York State Department of Labor is investigating what caused the fall. [Playbill]
  • Kelly Rutherford, who plays Taylor Momsen's step-mom on Gossip Girl says, "I think she's young. And is exploring her world and she's exploring being an artist. I think it's important to be fully expressed." [Us]
  • Steven Tyler has been listening to "Jenny From the Block." He says Jennifer Lopez is, "Ridiculous. You know, she's exactly what I thought she'd be. She's street." [Rolling Stone]