FBI Gets Involved In Madonna's Charity Drama

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A week after Madonna's charity, Raising Malawi, began falling apart, another of her nonprofits, Success For Kids, is being investigated by the FBI. Madonna is the chair of the organization, which describes itself as "the largest international social emotional learning organization in the world," with offices in eight countries, including Malawi. The FBI is probing the charity for "several irregularities and suspicious activity." [The Daily, Monsters & Critics, Daily Mail]

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Unsolicited Uterus Update: Kate Hudson, who is pregnant, had a sip of wine while on vacation in Argentina. Alert the media! The piece at the link names other celebrities who were seen drinking while pregnant — Rachel Weisz, Gwyneth Paltrow — so you can judge them, too. And! A poll. Cast your vote and feel superior! [New York Daily News]

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The rumor is true: Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth have indeed been cast in The Hunger Games, as Peeta and Gale, respectively. And! We now have a release date for the film: March 23, 2012. Clear your calendars! [Deadline New York]

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Suri Cruise will turn five on April 18! There will be a piñata, a cake, a tea party, and swimming. Katie Holmes says: "This is my favorite day of the year!... I like to girl it up." [Digital Spy]

  • Blah blah blah Kate Middleton blah blah blah prenup blah blah blah. Not going to happen! Aristocrats do not discuss money. It's positively vulgar. [News.com]
  • Unicorn enthusiast and professional glitter smearer Ke$ha would like to go skinny-dipping with Britney Spears. She's prepared: "I have a small, salt-water pool that has laser beams in it and a stereo so you can be under water listening to music. It's really magical." [People]
  • The song Ke$ha wrote for Britney, "Til The World Ends," will have two videos: A "choreography cut" with lots of dance moves, and a director's cut, with "more of an apocalyptic storyline." Oh, BTW: Nicki Minaj will join Britney on tour this summer. Asstastic. [Just Jared]
  • Living next to Tyra Banks will give you a headache. [Page Six]
  • Lindsay Lohan danced all night, then her chauffeured car hit a paparaazi's vehicle. The usual. [Page Six]
  • Breaking: Miley Cyrus is obsessed with cupcakes. [Contact Music]
  • Dancing with the stars contestant Chelsea Kane is dating Laguna Beach's Stephen Colletti. How do you think Lauren Conrad feels about that? [Radar Online]
  • Olivia Wilde will have you know that Justin Timberlake is just a friend. She also would like to call you "honeybadger." Face it, you've been called worse. [Digital Spy]
  • Matt Damon is great, no doubt about it, but if someone has to take his place in the Bourne franchise, The Hurt Locker's Jeremy Renner is a fine choice. And by fine, I mean fine. Unf. [Daily Express]
  • Keanu Reeves is talking about the Bill & Ted sequel! "When we last got together, part of it was that Bill and Ted were supposed to have written the song that saved the world, and it hasn't happened. So they've now become kind of possessed by trying to do that. Then there's an element of time and they have to go back." Wyld Stallyns rule! And San Dimas High School Football Rules! [Digital Spy]
  • Billy Joel has decided not to publish his memoir — for which he was to be paid $3 million. He explains: "It took working on writing a book to make me realize that I'm not all that interested in talking about the past, and that the best expression of my life and its ups and downs has been and remains my music." [Gatecrasher]
  • Will Smith will play Jaden Smith's father in a new movie, and here is the cringe-worthy part: It's an M. Night Shyamalan film. Shudder. [Daily Express]
  • Some employees at Flavor Flav's fried chicken restaurant have had their paychecks bounce. Allegedly. [NYDN]
  • The nude sketch from Titanic was auctioned off over the weekend. Fun fact: It was drawn by the King Of The World himself, James Cameron. I remember seeing the flick in theaters, and when Rose showed up nekkid, I whispered to my then-boyfriend, "Is this Titanic or Tit Antics?" Still rather proud of that bad joke! [Pop Eater]
  • "Video: Real Housewives Star Tamara Barney's BF Takes A Body Shot Off Her Belly." [TMZ]
  • Twitter was all abuzz about this yesterday: DJ and producer Mister Cee was arrested for "public lewdness" after cops caught him in a car getting a blow job from another man. Hip-hop isn't afraid of anything… except being gay. [NYDN]
  • Blind items! Which Hollywood power duo should keep iPhones out of the bedroom when they're swinging? The fit couple, who already have a reputation for inviting others into their sex life, were recently the subject of a camera-phone photo shoot that's being passed around at swanky New York dinner parties. Hopefully for them their compromising pictures aren't coming soon to a computer near you… Which singer's team is desperately trying to cover up the fact that a recent nose job has totally altered the voice? [Page Six]
  • "I go with the natural look-it's always in fashion. During football season I shampoo every other day. But in the off season I wash only once a week, but use conditioner daily." — beauty tips from Troy Polamalu! [NYDN]
  • "I think dating is inherently complicated, anyways; what I do for a living makes it even more complicated. Let's just say I'm happy to not be dating. I met a wonderful man. I feel really really lucky." — Reese Witherspoon. [Elle UK via NYDN]

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I don't know anything about the actors selected for Hunger Games, but they look a bit—blander than I expected.