There are few things people love more than a good diva-off (see: 10 to 12 episodes of Glee) and Madonna never fails to disappoint. Perhaps you thought the controversy about "Express Yourself" and "Born This Way" sounding like the same damn song was over, but today Madonna revived the feud by calling Lady Gaga's effort "a wonderful way to redo my song." Earlier this week, Madonna took the high road, telling Graham Norton, "When I first saw [Gaga] I was really impressed by her and she was cool ... She did remind me of me back in the day." Yet, when Newsweek asked about "Born This Way," Madonna said, "I thought, this is a wonderful way to redo my song ... I mean, I recognized the chord changes. I thought it was ... interesting." And of course, "interesting" is code for "bullshit." Presumably the ladies will resolve this by making out in some kind of public forum. [Daily Beast via N.Y. Mag]

So supposedly Robert Kardashian is speaking to TMZ from beyond the grave to insist that Khloe really is his daughter. All he did was say in divorce papers that his marriage to Jan Ashley didn't work because she wanted a child and "I decided that since I already had four biological children, I did not wish to have any more." But, that's pretty much the same as submitting to a DNA test. [TMZ]


Somehow we doubt this is true, but the story's still amusing. J.Lo allegedly has her kids calling her 24-year-old boyfriend Casper Smart "Daddy Casper." When Marc Anthony found out he flipped, as he's wont to do, and a source says he "mockingly told Jennifer that if Casper wants to be called ‘Daddy,' he needs to start acting like it and pay some of their children's expenses instead of just sponging off of her!" [Bossip]


If you're interested in seeing what it would look like if a Kristen Stewart doll married a ventriloquist's dummy, today is your lucky day. [E!]

  • What do you think Clark Gable would have said if you told him that one day his grandson would be sent to jail for pointing a laser at a LAPD helicopter? [AP]
  • This photo of Olivia Munn naked in a PETA ad is presented without comment. [Us]
  • Apparently Ke$ha hasn't fizzled out yet, and now her head is shaved. [E!]
  • David Cross really blew it during an appearance on Conan. He said, "There was one producer, I won't say (who), but she is the personification of what people think about when they think negatively about Jews." He apologized today on his Facebook page, natch. [HR]
  • Kelly Clarkson will sing the National Anthem at the Super Bowl while you're still in the kitchen opening up bags of chips. [RS]
  • MMA fighter Gina Carano's voice was digitally altered for her role in Haywire, but unfortunately James Earl Jones didn't do her lines. [TMZ]
  • Kim Richards is out of rehab and a source says she only checked herself in to remain a Real Housewife: "Kim was basically told that if she wanted to stay on the show then she had to get help, so she did. Kim doesn't have any other significant source of income and she needs to keep her job on the show." [Radar]
  • Camille Grammer insists she's keeping Kelsey Grammer's last name for her children's sake, and not because it's her one claim to fame. [Radar]
  • Lea Michele is the new spokeswoamn for Candie's, so keep your eyes peeled for a new set of ridiculously Photoshopped ads. [E!]
  • Click here if you want to be spoiled on every aspect of next week's Glee. Most important tidbit: Santana plays Rizo during a performance of "Summer Lovin'." [EW]
  • Susan Lucci is sort-of returning to the world of soaps by hosting the prime-time cable series Deadly Affairs on "deceptive love relationships, love triangles and betrayal that have deadly consequences." I think we need an appearance from Michael Nader so he can explain what it's like when Lucci pretends to stab you with a letter opener. [AP]