George Clooney only realized that he lived mere yards from Britney Spears on the night of the custody dispute which landed her on the psych ward. Clooney described the commotion as "something out of Die Hard." • Madonna reportedly bought the house next door to her London pad and turned it into a gym. Now she's just waiting for the permits to knock down an adjoining wall so she doesn't have to walk outside like the common people. • Mary Kate Olsen released a statement today about possible paramour Heath Ledger: "Heath was a friend. His death is a tragic loss. My thoughts are with his family during this very difficult time." [Us, DListed, TMZ]