Perhaps as a testament to the ceremony's name, the stars showed up at last night's Independent Spirit Awards wearing everything from ball gowns to blue jeans.
- In an exclusive interview with Glamour, Rihanna discusses the year she's had: "I went to sleep as Rihanna and woke up as Britney Spears." She also talks about the picture released by cops:
- Is Sean Penn the unofficial liaison between Barack Obama and Hugo Chavez? Penn visited Chavez in Caracas on Wednesday and apparently the Venezuelan president told him:
Does Flight of the Conchords stand a chance for Outstanding Comedy Series? Does anything stand a chance against Mad Men and 30 Rock? Let's watch, as Doogie hosts.
On last night's episode, Bret went on a date, and told the girl he was "freaky," and then listed all the things he'd do with her, sexually. Girls everywhere swoon.
Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clemet will appear in the NY Times Magazine this Sunday, telling interviewer Deborah Solomon what it's like living in New York, and what they think of Obama's stimulus package.
Famed music video director turned Academy Award-winning screenwriter Michel Gondry took the helm of last night's episode of FOTC, and his flair for mise-en-scène was evident in this song about Jemaine's ex-girlfriends.
Last night, Bret and Jemaine returned for a new season with a new gig... writing a jingle for an all natural and organic toothpaste for women.
- A month after being diagnosed with breast cancer, Christina Applegate is now cancer-free. "I'm clear," she told Robin Roberts of Good Morning America earlier today. "Absolutely 100 percent clear and clean. It did not spread — they got everything out, so I'm definitely not going to die from breast cancer." She went on…