Michael Douglas To Undergo Chemo For Throat Tumor

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  • Doctors have discovered a cancerous tumor in Michael Douglas' throat. He'll undergo eight weeks of radiation and chemotherapy, and says, "I am very optimistic."
  • His rep won't comment on what type of cancer he has or when it was first detected, but says he's expected to make a full recovery. [N.Y. Daily News]
  • Last night Mel Gibson crashed his Maserati into a rock hillside in Malibu. Mel was unharmed and police say, "DUI is not suspected in the accident." [E!]
  • An investigator says, "At that location and on that road, it could have happened to anybody," adding that Mel, "was extremely cooperative, he was a gentlemen." [CNN]
  • According to author Andrew O'Hagan, Angelina Jolie will play Marilyn Monroe in the film adaptation of his book The Life And Opinions Of Maf The Dog, And Of His Friend Marilyn Monroe opposite George Clooney as Frank Sinatra. Yes, this is from a dog's perspective, but Angelina as Marilyn? Really? [Daily Mail]
  • Earlier today it was reported that Elisabetta Canalis was wearing an engagement ring. Then George Clooney's rep explained it was just napkin ring. [TMZ]
  • Fantasia Barrino's married boyfriend was spotted moving his stuff out of the house he shared with his wife. [TMZ]
  • Snooki is dating an Iraq veteran who doesn't know how to spell her name. Jeff Miranda wrote on Facebook, "People no more Snookie (sic) talk... Her name is Nicole by the way. All I'm saying is we had a great time together." [Us]
  • A source says, "I've known Jeff for a long time and the guy is a player. This whole Guido thing is something totally new. He's become a gym rat and hooked-up with Snooki to get popularity and fame. Let's face it, the guy wants to be a star." [Perez]
  • Jeff admits he wants to be an actor, but says, "I'm not using Nicole for that. I want to make it on my own. I'm a man and I've got what it takes to make it. I don't care about the cameras. It's about me and her." [Radar]
  • Jesse James had dinner with L.A. Ink star Kat Von D in Las Vegas on Saturday night. [CNN]
  • Someone posted on Axl Rose's Twitter: "All upcoming Guns N' Roses dates are officially cancelled. Please contact your place of purchase for any refunds," but it was just a hoax — he doesn't even use Twitter. [Perez]
  • When asked about Tila Tequila getting beat up by Juggalos this weekend, Samantha Ronson said, "I did laugh when I saw the photographs... I fucking hate her so much." [TMZ]
  • Over the weekend Vince Vaughn went skydiving with his mom. [Radar]
  • A "pal" says Jamie Lynn Spears and Casey Aldridge are, "100 percent back on... They've been pretty much inseparable all summer." [Star]
  • Spencer Pratt has been served with divorce papers and Heidi Montag's lawyer says they're both, "in agreement to settle their divorce as quickly as possible without the need of a court appearance." [TMZ]
  • Kristin Cavallari is dating Paris Hilton's ex, Doug Reinhardt. [Radar]
  • Speaking of Paris, she showed up at a club on Friday and asked the D.J. to play "Stars Are Blind." He obliged, and everyone in the club laughed. Then her former BFF Kim Kardashian, who was also at the club, took the mic and said, "Now let's hear some real music!" [E!]
  • Tom Cruise would like to remind you that he's still nutty. He told a German magazine, "I love all my children, but Suri is my fountain of youth... We jump on the trampoline together." [People]
  • Beyonce is tired of people inquiring about the state of her uterus: "My ambition is to continue to learn about the world and to eventually have a family... no dates, no times – it will happen when I am ready." [People]
  • Khloe Kardashian defended critics of her 14-year-old sister Kendall Jenner's modeling saying, "She's definitely gorgeous – she looks better than most 20-year-olds in their bikinis! ... Also, in the modeling world, being 14 is actually 'middle age' ... Kimora Lee Simmons was walking for Chanel in Paris at age 12; no one commented when she did that. So if you want to speak in modeling perspective, you have to live in a modeling world. Not that many people are putting it in that perspective. They're just thinking, 'Oh, Kendall Jenner. Let's talk some crap.'" [Us]



Aww. I like "Stars are Blind."