Gobs Of Grammys Gossip, Plus The Truth About Drew's Engagement & Beyoncé's Marriage

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  • If the Jonas Brothers seemed distracted when presenting on stage at the Grammys, it's because Lady Gaga and her enormous 3D glitter ice floe Snow Miser outfit were being seated. [CBS News]
  • Did you know that Neil Young won the first Grammy of his 50-year career? [Reuters]
  • More Grammys stuff here: Beyoncé won 6 awards; Taylor Swift won 4. [NYDN]
  • IMPORTANT Grammys news: Snooki did not wear her hair in a pouf. [Us Magazine]
  • This pic of Katy Perry and Snooki is epic. [People]
  • Speaking of Snickers: Will the second season of Jersey Shore be filmed in the Hamptons? [Perez]
  • Breaking: Brad and Angelina went to the Directors Guild of America awards Saturday night in LA! She wore a green dress and hoop earrings! They sat with Quentin Tarantino and cuddled at the table! A source says they were "affectionate" and whispered in each others' ears and laughed! [Us Magazine]
  • By the by, Brad and Angelina just ignore all the breakup rumors. [MSNBC Scoop]
  • Drew Barrymore and Justin Long: Not engaged. And the Facebook page that says so will be taken down. Last year on Regis and Kelly, Drew said "No Facebook for me," and that she doesn't even want to know what Twittering is. [E!, GeekSugar]
  • Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard are engaged. [Us Magazine]
  • Katy Perry says she wasn't surprised about Russell Brand proposing because she "saw it on Google alerts. I'm going to be honest!" [Us Magazine]
  • And hey, while we're on the subject, some magazines are treating it like news that Beyoncé and Jay-Z are married. Probably because they never really acknowledge it in public. And at the Grammys, Beyoncé thanked her "husband." And Jay looked kind of like, who, me? [Us Magazine]
  • Smart water is out; coconut water is in: Madonna and her manager, Guy Oseary, have become passive investors in Vita Coco. He also convinced Mathew McConaughey, Demi Moore, and Anthony Kiedis to invest. Hmm, the Sticky and Sweet tour would take on a whole new meaning. [UPI]
  • On the cover of Vanity Fair's Young Hollywood issue: Abbie Cornish, Carey Mulligan, Amanda Seyfried, Emma Stone, Kristen Stewart, Mia Wasikowska, Rebecca Hall. Note: There are no black people in Young Hollywood. [ONTD via ET and YouTube]
  • In attendance at Clive Davis' pre-Grammy party on Saturday: Rihanna. (It's been 51 weeks since she and Chris Brown left Davis's Grammy party and had an altercation which ended in assault.) Barbra Streisand made her debut appearance at the party and the special guest star this year; Jane Fonda also made her debut there, and Jennifer Hudson sang "People" and "The Way We Were." (Hudson says she's lost 56 pounds in preparation to play Winnie Mandela in a movie.) More about the party — Fergie sang "Sweet Child Of Mine" with Slash on guitar— at the link. [Showbiz 411]
  • And still more from Clive Davis' Grammy party here: [Page Six]
  • Michael Jackson got a Lifetime Achievement Award during an untelevised portion of the Grammys on Saturday night and there were no Jacksons there to collect it. (His kids accepted at the televised ceremony Sunday night.) [Showbiz 411]
  • Oooh, Lady Gaga and Bono are joining the the group singing Lionel Richie's "We Are The World" remake. [E!]
  • Scarlett Johansson is 25 but has been acting for 16 years and says: "It's all I know." Also, of doing the Broadway play A View From The Bridge, she says she imagined people would ask: "Who the hell do I think I am coming up here? I've got no formal training, and I haven't been pounding the pavement on 42nd Street. I felt a little self-conscious about it. But Liev told me, 'The audience wants you to succeed.' I actually never think about the financial part of it — the pressure to sell tickets. I only promise to show up on time and do my part. And I just hope I will have the opportunity to do it again. I am learning. I'm learning each show, more and more." [LA Times]
  • Ricky Gervais says that his character, David Brent, will appear on the US version of The Office. [The Sun]
  • Andy Samberg will guest star on Parks and Recreation. [NY Post]
  • A "close friend" says that Amy Winehouse says: "There is something about being with a woman that is very satisfying. I don't care what people think about me being bi — I do what feels good." [News Of The World]
  • Fierce! A photo gallery of the contestants on RuPaul's Drag Race Season 2! Jujubee looks fun; Mystique Summers Madison is going to be trouble. (Is she the one who said, "Bitch, I am from Chicago!"?) [People]
  • This gallery is also fierce: "Kanye & Amber's 10 Most Outrageous Looks." [LA Times]
  • Video of Nick Jonas answering the Vanity Fair Proust Questionnaire: Boring as hell. [Vanity Fair]
  • The CEO of the bank Rip Torn broke into says Torn needs an intervention. No one was in the building when Torn broke in; he didn't hurt anyone or steal anything, and the cops who found him lying on the floor believe Torn thought he was in his own house. [TMZ]
  • Aerosmith may be talking about replacing Steven Tyler, but Steven Tyler and his lawyer want the band to "cease and desist" "engaging in acts and conduct to the harm and detriment" of the band. [Reuters]
  • Salma Hayek has dropped out of an action movie starring The Rock. [Deadline Hollywood]
  • Michael Bublé's ex-girlfriend is calling him a "self-obsessed jerk" who craves "sex, cannabis and cake." Eh, could be worse. [Radar Online]
  • Geri Halliwell's boyfriend, Henry Beckwith, was arrested for suspicion of drug possession following a night out in London; Police say he was carrying a quantity of "white powder" on him. [Daily Express]
  • Jesse James is still looking for his missing dog, Cinnabun, and is now offering $5,000 fort he pup's return. [TMZ]
  • "Tito Jackson is accused of single-handedly torpedoing a Michael Jackson tribute concert last year." The promoter wants his $7500 back. [TMZ]
  • Martha Stewart's show is leaving NBC and going to cable, so Oprah's go-to interior decorator, Nate Berkus, will takeover her timeselot. [NY Post]
  • Is this a picture of Rob Schneider picking up a marriage license? (Do you care?) [TMZ]
  • "[The SAG Awards were] very exciting for me! I got a chance to meet so many wonderful people and it was all just really special. I met Warren Beatty, I loved him in Heaven Can Wait and Bonnie and Clyde. I watch it on AMC all the time. Tina Fey, I love her! She's so hilarious on 30 Rock and she had one of the most memorable and funniest acceptance speeches a couple of years back. She named all the nasty bloggers by their handle names, it was quite hysterical. Sigourney Weaver of course, I loved her in Ghostbusters 1 & 2 and Avatar, she was great. Jane Lynch from Glee. I mean, I love her! I'm very hooked on the show right now and she is definitely my favorite character." — Kiernan Shipka, who plays Sally on Mad Men. [TV Fodder]
  • "I'd like to see my character not only dealing with the divorce of her parents or possible divorce. She had to go through a lot [last season] with the loss of her grandfather and just growing up and everything. Kissing a boy was [giggles] quite . . . kind of weird! [giggles] It was different and next season she's just gonna be older and it's gonna be fun to see how she handles things." — Kiernan Shipka. More at the link. [TV Fodder]
  • "I'm going to do fewer and fewer interviews over the next year or so. Then I'm going to give up talking all together. Cue cheers from the haters." — Ricky Gervais. [Daily Express]
  • "There's a perception of fame at the moment, where you're a celebrity and you go to celebrity parties and you drink champagne with other celebrities, and that makes you even more famous, but you get no respect. Which is why I never go to those awful parties. I'm hoping that I can avoid that side of fame. But it's kind of freaking me out, to be honest. I'm a little bit terrified." — Coco Sumner, Sting's daughter, who has her own band; one song lyric: "'forget my dad, you need to hear my band." Video. [Telegraph]
  • "There are a couple episodes where I obsess on the neck and that's real. I mean, there's so much important stuff there in your throat - why didn't nature protect it with bone or something?!?" — Sarah Silverman, on the new season of The Sarah Silverman Program. [NYDN]
  • "A part of my heart goes out for these guys like Zac [Efron] or [Twilight's] Bob Pattinson. I wish them well. The world is very mysterious. It has the appearance that it's rooting for them and giving them everything they want. Instead, it's setting a huge trap. And it's very difficult to get out of." — Ethan Hawke. [NY Magazine]
  • "We all love to go to sleep to him. He's better than an Ambien." — Joan Rivers on Jay Leno. [Page Six]



How do you lose your dog? Especially a little one? Ever since J Simp's dog got snatched by a coyote you would think people would take their dogs out on a leash. A dog is not an accessory, it won't just be where you left it. Sorry but this type of thing makes me really mad.