Rihanna Wants To Relax Chris Brown Restraining Order

  • Rihanna's lawyer says she's agreed to have the restraining order keeping Chris Brown away from her dropped to level one, which means he could contact her as long as he doesn't "annoy, molest, or harass her." Chris' lawyer had requested that the restraining order be dropped because it could create "a problem with awards shows." Though Rihanna's performing at the Grammys this weekend, she definitely won't run into Chris, as he has a "previous commitment" and won't be attending. [E!]

Rihanna Wants To Relax Chris Brown Restraining Order

  • Lindsay Lohan offered to take a polygraph test to prove that she didn't steal a $2,500 necklace, but prosecutors refused, saying the tests aren't reliable. [TMZ]
  • If she doesn't wind up in the pokey, Lindsay would like to open jewelry and clothing stores in Venice, California and New York with her mother. "Lindsay and her mom will be looking for a place in downtown Manhatten as soon as her ban to travel has been lifted," says a source. [Radar]

Rihanna Wants To Relax Chris Brown Restraining Order

  • After a week of rampant break-up rumors, Chelsea Clinton and husband Marc Mezvinsky held hands and refrained from glowering at each other during a gala benefitting AIDS research. Bill Clinton's cousin, who was also in attendance, said "all is very well" with the couple. [Us]
  • However, Star knows better! In a story titled "Chelsea & Marc: FAKING IT!" the mag writes that they, "were keeping up appearances on Wednesday night despite their crumbling marriage. A very sullen-looking Marc was pressured to escort his wife down the red carpet." [Star]

Rihanna Wants To Relax Chris Brown Restraining Order

  • Heidi Montag, who has a cameo in Just Go With It, claims she was banished from the NYC premiere earlier this week by Jennifer Aniston. "I'm so upset," says Heidi. "I was so excited! This is the first movie I've ever been in and I can't walk the red carpet because Jennifer Aniston decided I was 'too polarizing.'" Aniston's rep says, "This is absolutely false. Jennifer has nothing to do with who was or was not invited." [Us]
  • At the premiere, Aniston stole Angelina Jolie's style once again by wearing a black strapless gown with a totally different neck line. [Us]

Rihanna Wants To Relax Chris Brown Restraining Order

  • We've been spending so much time trying to guess what Kate Middleton will wear to her wedding that we forgot to speculate about Prince William's duds! Wills was named Colonel of the Irish Guards today, so he may wear a "grand-looking scarlet-colored jacket and black trousers with piping to match the jacket" to the wedding. A colorful British person says, "Seeing as the appointment has just been made, he jolly-well ought to wear it." [People]

  • Courteney Cox was walking with a cane yesterday. Her rep says she had "minor knee surgery." [Us]
  • Some random source claims Ashlee Simpson-Wentz and Pete Wentz are divorcing because she was fed up with him touring: "Since she gave birth to Bronx she hated him being away from home and wanted him to stop the band life and work more on producing music, so he could be around to concentrate more on being a husband and father. She hated him being away and said she felt like a single mother – and that wasn't what she had signed on for." [Radar]
  • When a paparazzo asked if Oprah Winfrey is cutting her newly discovered half-sister Patricia a check, Gayle King said they're off to "a really good start ... and they're both taking it very slow," along with several other nice and totally non-salacious things. [TMZ]
  • Earlier today it was reported that Sarah Palin made fun of Christina Aguilera for flubbing national anthem at the Super Bowl on Sean Hannity's radio show, saying she's a "foreigner with a poor grasp of the English language." It turns out several news sites just misinterpreted a satirical article from SuperTuesdayNews.com. Palin said she never bashed Xtina, and in fact, "I've defended her by telling folks to back off the criticism of her mistake." [E!]
  • Billy Joel responded to Elton John's public declaration that he needs to go to rehab, saying in a statement, "1. I do not hate Elton John 2. I do not want to 'punch him in the face' 3. If he wants to call me, my number is still the same. 4. Good luck with the movie." [Rolling Stone]