Former PETA Model Olivia Munn Shoots Burger CommercialS

Following in the footsteps of Paris Hilton and Audrina Patridge, Olivia Munn is the latest celeb to wear a swimsuit and hold a double cheeseburger for Carl's Jr. Because, you know, nothing helps you get a slamming bikini bod like juicy red meat and processed dairy. BTW, this choice is Interesting since she has also appeared in ads for PETA. But those were about circus elephants, and as far as we know, Carl's Jr. burgers are not made from circus elephants, so it's all good. Right? [The Superficial]

Former PETA Model Olivia Munn Shoots Burger Commercial

The man who provided the sperm that helped create January Jones's fetus is "top secret." She recently dated Jason Sudeikis, and there was a rumor she hooked up with Bobby Flay, but we all know the baby daddy is Henry Francis. Obviously! [E!]

Former PETA Model Olivia Munn Shoots Burger Commercial

James Franco will make his his dance-theater directorial debut right here in New York next month. Then he will cure cancer, turn sand into drinking water, and build an eco-resort and casino on Mars. [ONTD]

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  • Brian Williams flew to London to cover the royal wedding, but heard about the devastation in Alabama, and flew right back to the U.S. without ever leaving Heathrow airport. Class. [Page Six]
  • Certified Heart Locker Jeremy Renner will star in a biopic about Steve McQueen. Approve! [Contact Music]
  • Ugh, this is nauseating: A visual effects artist and animator, who worked on Dreamworks movies like Shrek, has been charged with beating his neighbor's puppy to death with a hammer. [TMZ]
  • Katie Couric is 54; her boyfriend Brooks Perlin is 37. She says: "He challenges me in ways I wouldn't be challenged otherwise. Even if we are not on the same page all the time, I like being in his space. I want to be a thoughtful, loving person to him in every way." And! "I've been called all kinds of things… I've been ‘cougared,' which was just obnoxious. But if it's good enough for Demi, right?" [NYDN]
  • Aretha Franklin has lost 85 lbs., but says she did not have bariatric surgery. She does say: "I feel wonderful, I've got more energy, I've changed my diet, going to Whole Foods now, getting the best stuff. Dropped the chitlins, drop the ham hocks, getting some — I won't say better food, I'll say other food." [Digital Spy]
  • Chuck Lorre plans on creating a "reboot" of Two And A Half Men in which Jon Cryer would have a significant role, and a new, yet-to-be-cast character — maybe a "roommate" — would be introduced. [Hollywood Reporter]
  • Here is Taylor Lautner running in the rain. [E!]
  • And! Here is Taylor Lautner on the cover of Entertainment Weekly. There's another cover, with those other kids, Bella and the Vamp, but it's not as good. [EW]
  • Take a look at the Italian villa where the cast of Jersey Shore will stay! Looks like it has an interior courtyard. Plan on seeing Snooki hanging out of those shuttered windows. [NYDN]
  • Words you never thought you'd see in a sentence together: "Michael Jackson's Dad Hawking New Fragrance, Booze And Ice Cream." At Cannes, no less. [Radar Online]
  • Chelsea Handler gave Jay Leno a kiss for his birthday. [TV Squad]
  • Christ. Joey Lawrence of Blossom fame on Donald Trump: "Some of the stuff he's saying makes sense. It sounds like you and I would say it, and it's time. I'm tired of 'so politically correct' every step of the way. It's like there are times when we need to say, 'We're getting our rear ends kicked, we are the world leader, we need to step up and act like it.'" In a word, Whoa. [NYDN]
  • LA Ink star Ruthless has been hospitalized after her car was totaled by a truck. [Perez]
  • James Brown is dead, but lawsuits live on. [AP]
  • "Honestly, I for one can say there are more breasts being shown on a daily basis around the world in swimwear and low-cut dresses and tops than there are from breast-feeding moms." — Miranda Kerr has posted a picture of herself nursing her new son with the caption, "another day in the office." [Digital Spy]