• Have mercy upon us all if Heidi Montag joins the cast of Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills. Spencer Pratt claims his "people" are talking to the Bravo people and so on and so forth. As far as we know, no one is sitting around with a hand on her chin and furrowed brow, thinking, "You know what this show needs? Another limelight-hogging trainwreck." Or maybe I'm wrong! [Radar Online]

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  • Stuff from the cuckoo for cocoa puffs Scientology story in The New Yorker is spilling into the gossip columns! Katie Holmes studied Scientology in a "slave labor" bus! Allegedly. [Radar Online]

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  • The rumor that Blake Lively would play Carrie Bradshaw in the Sex And The City prequel was a pretty good one. Believed it. However. Blake's rep says of that gossip tidbit: "There is no truth to it." [Gossip Cop]

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  • America is an amazing country! Charlie Sheen rules! Two And A Half Men is getting some of its highest ratings ever! Monday night's episode, "Three Hookers and a Philly Cheesesteak," was watched by more than 15.13 million people! USA! USA! [Access Hollywood]

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  • Sigh: Lindsay Lohan will be back in court today. She'll face a judge and plead not guilty to felony grand theft. [Radar Online, CNN]
  • The DA will paint Lindsay Lohan as a "seasoned fashion thief" and bring up her previous accusations. [TMZ]

• Also in court today: Mel Gibson, who'll take the stand in his custody battle. [Radar Online]
• Five months after Christina Aguilera filed for divorce, her husband Jordan Bratman has filed his side of the paperwork. [Radar Online]
• The afterparty for the Prince show? Hot. Star-studded. [Gatecrasher]
Hayden Christensen and Rachel Bilson: Back on. [Page Six]
Shia LaBeouf's bar fight: Caught on tape. [Page Six]
Jude Law and Sienna Miller: Broken up. Again! [Radar Online, People]
Miley Cyrus has a new puppy! [4TNZ]
• Up until now, the name of Baby Cruz-Bardem was un secreto. But now we know: Leo! Leo Encinas Cruz. Bueno. [Hollywood Reporter]
• Hollywood Is Out Of Ideas Part CMLXXXVII: Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters is coming to the silver screen, starring Famke Janssen as the witch. [Deadline New York]
• "One thing a 50th birthday does is say, all right, time is marching. You have these things you're happy with and proud of. But if there's something you haven't done that you've been waiting to do, then by all means, don't want any longer. Do it!" — Julianne Moore. [Just Jared]