Pete Wentz and Ashlee Simpson are back together, if you believe this eyewitness report from a fellow mallgoer: "Ashlee and Pete held hands, and Pete especially looked very happy. While waiting for their drinks, Pete had his arm around Ashlee and they definitely looked like a couple again." [People]


Royal scandal: Prince William will not be wearing a wedding band. A palace spokeswoman said, "There is only going to be one ring, in accordance with the couple's wishes." The Queen has "given a piece of the gold that has been in the family for many years to Prince William as a gift," and Kate's band will be fashioned from the nugget. [People]
Prince Harry says that for his toast, "I will have a few stories," but, "I think my grandmother will be there so I have to be selective, as one might say." [Us]


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In an interview that airs Friday, James Franco discusses hosting the Oscars, telling David Letterman, "Maybe I had low energy. I honestly played those lines as well as I could." Dave says, "I was so bad that they talked for a while about shutting down the motion picture industry," to which Franco responds, "[At least] they didn't say you were stoned. People said I was under the influence. I've thought about it. I think I know why. I love her, but Anne Hathaway is so energetic, I think the Tasmanian Devil would look stoned standing next to Anne Hathaway." [Hollywood Reporter]
In this NSFW photo from James Franco's "Violent Art Film," Franco is surrounded by a handful of nude women. [N.Y. Mag]


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Lindsay Lohan tripped and fell flat on her face while leaving a bar in New York City. The tabloids are joking about her falling off the wagon, because no one has EVER stumbled while wearing platform heels. [E!]
Lindsay Tweeted today, "Is it not allowed to slip and fall? im always a klutz!!!" [Daily Mail]
Dawn Holland is now saying that it's "not fair" that Lindsay won't be charged for allegedly attacking her, even though she originally said she didn't want her to be prosecuted. [TMZ]


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Judge Judy has checked out of the hospital and is doing fine. She thanked fans for their "loving messages," and added, "See you in court. Be on time." [E!]


  • This morning Carrie Ann Inaba's boyfriend of two years, Jesse Sloan, surprised her by proposing live during Regis and Kelly. What girl doesn't dream of having Regis hovering over her shoulder as her partner proposes? (Just kidding โ€” it was cute.) [E!]
  • Michael Jackson's family is angry because American Idol contestant James Durbin told Ryan Seacrest after his performance, "I have a lot of hairspray in my hair to keep it from jumping around โ€” so much so, the one thing I was worried about was having a 'Pepsi moment.'" [TMZ]
  • Billy Joel has canceled a memoir that was scheduled for release in June because writing it made him realize he's "not all that interested in talking about the past." [NYT]
  • Perez Hilton claims that Adam Lambert shoed up "beyond drunk" to Lady Gaga's birthday party and punched a hole in the restaurant's low ceiling. A source says, "Adam acted like and an animal. He kept jumping up on the tables and chairs and screaming. When they brought the cake out he tried to smear it in Gaga's face and put a doll from the cake in her mouth!" [Us]
  • Cee Lo Green is rewriting "Forget You" (again) as "Thank You" so it can be used in a Duracell campaign urging people to donate batteries to volunteer fire departments. [USA Today]
  • Donald Trump Jr. and his wife Vanessa are expecting their third child. [CNN]
  • Emily Deschanel and her husband David Hornsby are expecting their first child. [People]
  • Here's the requisite Miranda Kerr quote about her post-baby body:"My hips are bigger...my breasts are bigger. I'm loving it! I feel like more of a woman now." [E!]