Angie Releases Home Movie; Tyra Tackles Plus-Size Teen Model Search

  • Angelina Jolie and her brother James Haven posted a video tribute to their mother, Marcheline Bertrand, on YouTube earlier today. It features home movies of Angelina filmed when she was 6-years-old.
  • TMZ confirms that the video, which was taken in Hawaii in 1981, was posted by Angie and her brother. Tomorrow is the three-year anniversary of Marcheline's death. [TMZ]
  • A source claims Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie did meet with a L.A. divorce lawyer, but only to draw up a prenup. "Brad and Angelina had a meeting with a top law firm in LA in December, where they worked out terms of a legal document similar to a prenup," said the "insider". "The couple signed the document in early January. They agreed to share their money and assets and custody of their six children, all of whom would live with Angelina in the event of their parents' breakup." [Life & Style]
  • Jennifer Aniston has Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie running scared! A source says they won't be attending the Oscars this year because, "Angie will be busy shooting The Tourist." [Just Jared]
  • Speaking of the Oscars, Anne Hathaway will announce this year's nominees on February 2. [People]
  • Tyra Banks has launched a "Fiercely Real Model Search" for plus-size teens to appear on her website, (which she refers to as a "magaline" for some reason.) She writes, "I wanted to do a plus-sized model search –ya know, represent the REAL girls." So, was Tyra an "imitation" girl when she was modeling for Victoria's Secret? [, N.Y. Magazine]
  • Tonya Harding had some kind words for Nancy Kerrigan (according to her rep, at least): "Tonya feels very sad for Nancy and her family and extends her deepest sympathy and condolences to them," he said. "Tonya's beloved dad, Al Harding, passed away this past April, so she understands the grief Nancy and her family are feeling at this difficult time." [E!]
  • Amy Winehouse's tattoo artist says she wants to cover up the tattoo on her chest that says "Blake's." "I wouldn't say she's flippant about it but she was the one that brought up the issue of the tattoo and I didn't ask her what her reasons were," said Henry Hate. "I imagined they're the obvious reasons, that she wanted some sort of closure and to move on. She was just like 'It needs to go.'" [This Is London]
  • Here's a typical day in the life of Gerard Butler: Attend a Haiti benefit in Santa Monica, head to Venice Beach with friends, chat with a woman playing a violin in the street for a few minutes, then make out with her. [People]
  • "Tila Tequila — Baby For Sale" Tila is shopping an ultrasound around that she says proves she's really pregnant. She says, "I hope it's a boy but I'm not gonna find out 'cause I don't wanna know. But if it's a boy the name is Jayden. A girl - it's Violet." [TMZ]
  • This shouldn't come as a surprise: Jenni "J-Woww" Farley is shopping nude pictures to several media outlets. [Radar]
  • Playboy reportedly offered J-Woww $200,000 to do a nude spread. [Zach Taylor]
  • Playboy is one way to follow up Jersey Shore, but what about the Ivy League? Vinny Guadagnino says, "I took the LSAT. My score was decent. I had a plan that if my score was really well [sic], then I might of just went to Yale or Harvard... But it was just mediocre. I can get into law school. I had a 3.9 GPA, Latin Honors, but I'm doing this right now. Law school is always on the back burner." [Us]
  • VIDEO: Snooki falls while dancing at Foxwoods on Friday. [Perez]
  • Brooke Mueller has been released from the hospital. "I picked her up [Monday night] and brought her to a friend's house in Los Angeles where we will stay until we decide what we are going to do and where we will go," says her mother. [People]
  • Martha Stewart's syndicated show is moving to the Hallmark Channel in September. Her production company will also run 90 minutes of additional programming per day. [AP]
  • Ashley Judd is writing a book about how her tumultuous childhood led her to become an advocate for abandoned women and children in poor countries. [Reuters]
  • A man named Michael Wayne Carr scammed Kiefer Sutherland out of $869,000. Carr told Kiefer he would buy steers in Mexico and sell them for a profit in the U.S., but he never actually bought or sold any cattle. He's been charged with 12 felonies. [TMZ]
  • Two of Mad Men's former, female writers, Kater Gordon and Robin Veith, have been replaced by men. [Women And Hollywood]
  • Ryan Reynolds wasn't at Scarlett Johansson's Broadway debut on Sunday night because he missed his flight. However, one of her A View From The Bridge co-stars reports that he had visited during rehearsal. "He came up several times. They're so lovely together and he's so supportive," says Jessica Hecht. "He would come up in between the breaks, like between the matinee and evening, just to have dinner with her. They're just a really sweet couple." [People]
  • Nancy Grace is being sued by the parents of Melinda Duckett, who killed herself after Grace suggested she may be responsible for the disappearance of her child on air. Grace and CNN don't want her deposition taped because, "The risks associated with releasing deposition videotapes prior to trial are high due to video's unique ability to be abused as they can be cut and splice and used as 'sound bites' and taken wholly out of context." Not that she'd know anything about that. [TMZ]
  • Cheryl Burke and Maxwell Zagorski: Splitsville. [People]
  • Halle Berry is still working on the film Who Is Doris Payne? about an international jewel thief, but the real Doris Payne, who is now 79, was just arrested on suspicious of grand theft for allegedly stealing a Burberry trench coat from Saks Fifth Avenue. [LAT]
  • Joanna Lumley was named "Oldie of the Year" by Oldie magazine for campaigning for the rights of retired Nepalese Gurkha soldiers trying to settle in Britain. [Reuters]
  • Massachusetts Senator-elect Scott Brown's daughter Ayla says she may start modeling, but when asked if she'll do a nude spread for Cosmo too, she said, "I can't guarantee I'll be doing that kind of modeling." [TMZ]
  • Jesse James asked his Twitter followers for help finding his dog Cinnabun. [TMZ]
  • Earlier, it was reported that Randy and Evi Quaid were leaving harassing messages for their former PI. Now, a former friend says they're harassing her too. "I'm scared. [Evi] has nothing to lose. She has nothing better to do than to harass people all day long. She watches everything and listens to everything," said Anke Magussen. [Radar]
  • Heidi Fleiss says she didn't know who Jordan or Alex Reid were before entering the big brother house. "She's super-duper famous here, right? But before, I thought Jordan was a dude. She's pretty, but she's got to be dumb as fuck to be with Alex," said Heidi. "He's totally in love with her. He said he wants to spend the rest of his life with her. She'll dump him. It sounds like she tears through men." [The Sun]
  • Macaulay Culkin may be joining the cast of Big Love. [ONTD]
  • When asked if he has any more movies coming out soon, Father of the Year Jude Law said, "No roles at all - apart from being a dad." [The Star]
  • Fantasia Barrino says she wants to set the "record straight. I am still in my house, it wasn't a foreclosure and no, Simon Cowell did not help me pay any of my bills, though I thought that story was cute. At the time I had a lot of different lawsuits, people just trying to come after me and for awhile I went without management... The courts put both of my homes up for auction, so there was no foreclosure. It wasn't that we weren't paying the bills or didn't have money. I guess when people heard I was doing The Color Purple [on Broadway] they thought I had Color Purple/Oprah Winfrey money." [CNN]
  • Helen Mirren says she understands why some women want plastic surgery. "You go, 'I don't want to look at that face anymore,' and I understand that, absolutely." [People
  • Orlando Bloom says he will "definitely not" be in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. "I think Will is sort of swimming around with the fish at the bottom of the ocean," he said. "I had a great time making those movies. I just really wanted to do different things, but I think it's going to be great. Whatever Johnny does, I think it's fantastic." [Radar]
  • Avril Lavigne says she and ex-husband Deryck Whibley, "Still work together all the time. He's one of my best friends ... We've been friends for a really long time, and we always will be. We're family and we have a connection." [People]
  • LeAnn Rimes debuted a new song during a performance at the Sundance Film Festival on Monday. "This song is going to make me cry," she said. "It's about love." The lyrics included: "What have I done? I broke the heart of the sweetest man. What have I done? I broke the heart of the only man who's ever loved me. Who have I become? I hope you find someone new, someone who deserves you." [Us]
  • Q: Do you think the media has overhyped the whole late-night debacle?
    Maury Povich: The media wants a whipping boy. Wow! Haven't we been there? Haven't we been doing that in our younger days? Who was whipping, who created whipping boys on Watergate? I wonder who that reporter was.
    Connie Chung: I was never the whipper, I was the whippee. [N.Y. Magazine]
  • David Arquette responded to the New York Times blogger who claimed Courteney Cox "had put on a little weight" at the Golden Globes. "I don't think that has anything to do with anything. Writing articles about people that put on weight is just wasting space for real news," he said. "And who really cares? I love round people, I love skinny people. I love people in general; we've got to get past labels and stop being so critical about everything." [OK!]



My love for Angelina knows no bounds (PLEASE DONT BREAK UP) but why would you want to make this public?