Michelle Williams: Matilda Wants To Name Her Puppy After A Stripper

Michelle Williams revealed that her daughter Matilda Ledger is as awesome as she is cute, telling Ellen DeGeneres she wants to give her new puppy a stripper name. Getting the spaniel cross for her 6th birthday, which is today — Happy Birthday, Matilda! — she thinks it deserves a moniker that will lend it a certain bedazzled elegance. "Her first ideas … sounded like stripper names! She wanted something like Crystal, Gem or Diamond," said Michelle. "I was like, 'We can't have a dog named [that].' But then I was like, 'You know what? Let her have it.'" Nomi Malone it is! [US]


It's been a bad week for violence against women in the entertainment industry, and Hollywood icon Omar Sharif has given us some video evidence to cap it all off. The Lawrence Of Arabia star slapping a woman on the red carpet of the Doha Tribeca Film Festival in Qatar. "My dear!" he yelled in Arabic. "I told you I'd get to you afterwards! I just said that and you're standing here. Put something in your brain!" TGIF indeed. [TMZ, Washington Post]


Michelle Williams: Matilda Wants To Name Her Puppy After A Stripper

More pre-teen bride photos of everyone's favorite sexy rights activist have come to light. Opening up the fishnet stocking-filled family album, it's clear Courtney Stodden had a promising future as tabloid fodder from a young age. But her mom Krista promises the best is yet to come: "All this hate comes from jealousy. Next year, she's going to be a superstar!" Who knew she could shine even brighter? Mommy dearest is also hawking her cash cow's very first bikini shoot, while trying to pimp out her other two daughters. Look out Dina Lohan, someone has her eye on your nicotine-stained Worst Mom Of The Year crown. [Daily Mail, Radar]


Michelle Williams: Matilda Wants To Name Her Puppy After A Stripper

Prominent succubus Madonna has leeched the talents of Nicki Minaj and M.I.A. for the first single of her upcoming album. Though nine of the tracks are already in the bag, Madge's as-yet-untitled 12th studio album won't drop until spring. However, we can expect a sneak peek at the Super Bowl, where she'll be supported – perhaps literally – by her younger cohorts. [Page Six]


Michelle Williams: Matilda Wants To Name Her Puppy After A Stripper

It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia's Kaitlin Olson says she's adding "another set of balls to my very, very male world" because she and husband Rob McElhenney are expecting their second kid. "We found out I was pregnant during my mom‘s birthday weekend in Ojai," she said. "I was instantly so proud of this baby for already knowing how to make someone else's special day all about him." I want her to be my mom. [People]


Kirsten Dunst does a first-rate job of looking uncomfortable in front of a camera for R.E.M.'s "We All Go Back To Where We Belong" video. [Billboard]


  • Now Kate Major is being evicted from her apartment because she was the victim of Michael Lohan's domestic abuse. Though she should have been evicted for going out with him in the first place, this is not cool. [TMZ]
  • My new hero rushed Usher in a parking lot, unleashing a torrent of abuse because he parked in a handicap space and refused to move. Perhaps she got a little too emotional in front on her kid, but she's still got my vote. [TMZ]
  • Let's all turn to lifestyle bible The Secret and put it out there that Melissa McCarthy never disappear from our lives. [Just Jared]
  • Jennifer Lopez has found a way to work out her ongoing divorce anger issues, promising to be "a little tougher" on American Idol next season. [NYDN]
  • Cher says Chaz is "the same child, different wrapping." Cute. [People]
  • Leonardo DiCaprio's new piece is a feeder. Either that or he's been spending a bit of time in the makeup chair for new movie J. Edgar. [E!]
  • Kim Kardashian and her runner-up husband Kris Humphries were "maybe" fighting. [TMZ]
  • Sparking a craze of predictable headlines around the world, Reese Witherspoon and Jason Segel are considering signing up for Sex Tape — a movie about a married couple who make and subsequently lose a sexy times video. Expect equally as predictable "crazy high jinks." [Page Six]
  • Taylor Swift gives an arm, not always a leg, on stage. [Vulture]
  • Bucking against the trend of downright distant eats, Sandra Bullock and Keanu Reeves were spotted having an "intimate dinner" in Beverly Hills. [Page Six]
  • Sinead O'Conner and Debbie Harry are the shit — together they're the shittiest. And that's a good thing. [The Sun]
  • Comedian Patrice O'Neal, 41 — who last appeared at the Charlie Sheen roast — had a stroke last week. Friends say it's unclear at this stage if he'll fully recover. Sads. [NYDN]
  • I never thought I'd say it, but I'm siding with Solange on this one. [E!]
  • Normally Kelly Clarkson is forced to deny she's a lady-lovin' lass in interviews. Here she puts the topic on the table all by herself. [US]
  • Nicole Richie: "Girls, can we all pledge that we will not dress slutty for this Halloween?" All I can think of is that one time she flashed her boobs on that second-rate runway. Motherhood has softened her. [US]
  • Melissa Joan Hart "has no heart" and is being sued for fraud. You know the plaintiff was saving that little nugget for the courtroom. [Radar]
  • Rachel Bilson is the latest earthling to admit she's hot for Ryan Gosling. [NYDN]
  • Bizarrely, Matthew Perry has been in the news a bit of late. This time for looking a touch worse for wear. [Daily Mail]
  • Ricki Lake explains how she lost 15 inches. [US]
  • Some utter genius wants to manufacture a comeback for that little ball of trouble Curly Sue. [Vulture]
  • Jane Fonda shares her tips for staying sexed up at 70. [Page Six]
  • Rob Gronkowski of the New England Patriots apologizes for getting photographed with the star of Lesbian Seductions 35. Yep, 35. [Page Six]