A Goldmine Of Oscars Gossip; Lindsay Says Tattoo Is A "Woman Empowerment Thing"

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  • Would Kate Winslet pose for Playboy? Will Angelina adopt Miley Cyrus? Was Natalie Portman flirting with Robert Pattinson? Wherever the stars go, dirt is sure to follow.
  • In this video taken at an Oscar party, Lindsay Lohan doesn't seem quite right. She talks about her new spray tan line for Sephora, claims she didn't know Rihanna has the same "shh ..." tattoo before she got hers, and says it's "like a woman empowerment thing." [E!]
  • In a new video Nadya Suleman and her mom Angela fight about Nadya's decision to have octuplets. We'd ask why they decided to have this very private argument filmed and given to Radar to post online, but did anything about this story ever make sense? [Radar]
  • Rihanna celebrated her 21st birthday with friends. They went to see Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail then went to a birthday party in the Hollywood Hills. A party guest says: "She was a bit shy at first and kept her glasses on most of the night. But once she saw her old crew and got used to being out, she really got into it. She was even dancing! ... You could tell she was happy to be out. She needed it." [Life and Style]
  • The restraining orders against Britney Spears' former manager Sam Lufti and former boyfriend Adnan Ghalib have been extended until Wednesday so a judge can hear testimony from Britney's dad Jaime this afternoon. [Extra]
  • The chief executive of the German studio where The Reader was shot says Kate Winslet them a secret thank you by holding on to her ear during her acceptance speech. [Bild]
  • Hugh Hefner is offering Kate Winslet a spot on the cover of Playboy and a nude spread inside. Kate may have won an Oscar, but of course, posing in Playboy would mean she's truly arrived. [The Sun]
  • A source who worked behind the scenes at the Oscars says Brad-Angelina-Aniston showdown was a non-issue. "I think it's safe to say that everyone involved has moved on. It wasn't even really a topic of conversation," said the source. However, the camera guy was told to cut to Brad and Angie while Aniston was presenting. "We did need ratings, after all," said the source. [MSNBC]
  • Jennifer Aniston is moving to New York. Could it be because John Mayer lives in NYC?! (Nope, she's just in town to film a movie.) [FOX News]
  • Miley Cyrus is sad that she didn't get to see Anglina Jolie at the Oscars. Earlier she said of Angelina, "She's beautiful...she could, like, adopt me!" Miley was talking to Ryan Seacrest - could that be why Angie snubbed her? [ONTD]
  • Here are some snippets of backstage gossip from the Oscars: in the Spanish bit at the end of Penelope Cruz's speech she dedicated her Oscar to her fellow actors and citizens in Spain and thanked them for sharing in her happiness. There was an audible gasp in the press room when they cut to Brad and Angie while Aniston was on stage. Dustin Lance Black, the Original Screenplay winner for Milk said he wanted to "pay it forward" by giving his pro-gay rights acceptance speech. Tearing up, he told a reporter, "Harvey gave me his story, and it saved my life…I just wanted to tell those kids out there it'll be all right." [Yahoo]
  • At the Vanity Fair party Elton John sat in the back of the room with Joan and Jackie Collins, "like a campier version of the Three Musketeers." Madonna hosted a party with Demi Moore at the home of her manager, Guy Oseary. She and Jesus Luz parked themselves on a sofa as Samantha Ronson DJed and Lindsay Lohan danced nearby. [WWD]
  • Kate Beckinsale, Victoria Beckham, Sharon Stone, Quincy Jones, Claire Danes, Taye Diggs and Russell Simmons, attended Elton John's AIDS Foundation Oscar viewing party. Guests were talking about the potential actor's strike. [WWD]
  • Natalie Portman was reportedly flirting with Robert Pattinson at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party. This information comes from a Pattinson "pal" who added that Pattinson overcame his nervousness with the help of "whiskey and Natalie Portman," so maybe not so much. [E!]
  • Sean Penn says he purposely left wife Robin Wright Penn out of his acceptance speech because they both knew there wouldn't be enough time to mention family. [Perez Hilton]
  • Nicky Hilton made a citizen's arrest at IHOP yesterday. She was pushed to the ground outside the restaurant by a homeless man. A cop was inside on a coffee break and made a real arrest. [Us]
  • Though Nicholas Cage once successfully sued Kathleen Turner for accusing him of drunk-driving and theft in her autobiography, she says they're friends now. [The Daily Express]
  • Former Spice Girl Melanie C gave birth to a baby girl on Sunday named Scarlett Starr. [Perez Hilton]
  • A court has refused to dismiss Jackson Browne's lawsuit against John McCain for using his song "Running on Empty" in a web video from the Ohio Republican Party. [Politico]
  • Debra Messing has dropped Rachel Zoe as her stylist. Cameron Diaz and other clients are apparently "getting very upset" that Zoe's Bravo show is getting in the way of her other work. [NY Magazine]
  • John Sayles has been hired to write an HBO series based on the childhood of Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman Anthony Kiedis. [Variety]
  • Joss Stone has been dumped by her 19-year-old boyfriend. Supposedly the boatbuilder couldn't take Joss always being away on tour. [The Sun]
  • Frieda Pinto will star in Woody Allen's next film. Are Scarlett Johansson's days numbered? [The Daily Express]
  • Naomi Watts, Josh Brolin, and Anthony Hopkins will also star in Woody's new film, which starts filming this summer. [Variety]
  • Beyonce is holding a "Single Ladies" dance video contest. Contestant must adhere to the choreography in the original video. The winner will get $2,500 in cash and have the video shown on Beyonce's upcoming world tour. Are Justin Timberlake and the guys from SNL eligible? [UPI]
  • Amy Winehouse may make St. Lucia her home. She's been there for months and has no plans to return to the U.K. [People]
  • Madonna sent boxes of her 3-year-old son David's clothes, toys, and books back to his former orphanage with a label that read "from David Ritchie to friends at Home of Hope – Malawi." The packages also included autographed copies of Madonna's children's book. [People]
  • TCM will be playing Ronald Reagan's 31 movies on Wednesday nights in March as part of a tribute to the former president. His daughter, Patti Davis will host. [UPI]
  • A judge has granted Peter Falk's daughter a 30 minute supervised meeting with her father. Recently she unsuccessfully tried to establish a conservatorship over her father. [USA Today]
  • Deborah Gibson didn't sell her $1.275 million dollar home because she's having money troubles, she's just moving in with her boyfriend. Or so her publicist says. [Perez Hilton]
  • Dan Aykroyd says that hopefully, Ghostbusters 3 will be in production by "late fall 2009." Two writers from The Office penned the script and Bill Murray is on board. [NY Magazine]
  • An upcoming Grey's Anatomy script makes it seem that Patrick Dempsey is leaving the show, but sources say McDreamy is actually staying. More spoilery details are available here. [E!]
  • Rapper N.O.R.E., formerly known as Noreaga, was arrested on Sunday after punching another customer at a Miami Beach Fatburger and yelling, "Do you know who I am?" [Perez Hilton]
  • Mickey Rourke says he's getting a new chihuahua this week and he's going to name it Oscar. [Radar]
  • Mel Gibson says he called Britney during her crazy times: "She's a nice kid, ya know. She was just going through a rough patch. You see kids that you know in the industry… I just felt like this poor kid she's lining up to be stoned. I just thought, 'I wonder if anyone is reaching out to her,' so I just called her and she's doing great now." Heath also said he thinks he should have called Heath Ledger, which actually would have made more sense than calling Brit since they worked together on The Patriot. [Perez Hilton]

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