J.Lo Feuding With Ryan Seacrest On American Idol Set

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  • New judge Jennifer Lopez is allegedly engaged in a "power struggle" with Ryan Seacrest over everything from dressing rooms and who gets top billing at American Idol. "Their egos are both pretty big," says a source.
  • "Ryan was the one who first suggested Jennifer, but now he's starting to regret it, because she's acting like she's a much bigger star than he is," the insider continues. "Ryan knows the diva behavior is likely to get worse before it gets better." [In Touch]
  • More sources confirm that Lindsay Lohan is at the Betty Ford Center. [TMZ]
  • Of course, Michael Lohan is displeased. "Look at the 'short' list of people who went to Betty Ford — most, if not all, have relapsed," he says. In fact, "I went there myself, and I will tell you, Betty Ford is a country club. They administer prescription meds and even put their patients on prescription meds. Once more, they don't have family therapy at all." [Us]
  • Michael also says his son Michael Lohan Jr. is a "pawn" because he disagreed with him publicly. [Perez]
  • Supposedly Lindsay says that no matter where she is she'll go to court to fight being put under a conservatorship. [TMZ]
  • Speaking of conservatorship, Britney Spears talked with a judge in chambers today about ending hers. Also of note: She wore a backless dress to court. [TMZ]
  • Paris Hilton's boyfriend Cy Waits was allegedly cited for hit-and-run after he hit a paparazzo with his Bentley and left the scene. Cy claims he was just placed under citizens arrest by one of the paps. Police are investigating the paparazzi too because they were swarming the car at the time, which is also illegal. [TMZ]
  • Mel Gibson and Robyn Gibson are said to be close to a divorce settlement. [TMZ]
  • Oksana Grigorieva agreed to do Oprah on the condition that she be allowed to sing and play piano on the show. [Radar]
  • Heidi Montag filed papers to call off her divorce from Spencer Pratt. Shocking. [TMZ]
  • Charlie Sheen went out to get yogurt with one of the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. [TMZ]
  • Heidi Klum will no longer be modeling for Victoria's Secret. [E!]
  • Teen Mom star Amber Portwood is being investigated for domestic violence after an episode aired in which she hit and kicked her ex-fiance. [Radar]
  • Emma Watson and Kristen Stewart aren't feuding over Robert Pattinson, obvs. [People]
  • Kanye West is upset about someone leaking his unfinished son "All of the Lights," but not enough to write this message in all caps: "I love to take a year to finish my songs and deliver them to you guys in [their] most completed form. It would have seemed like since I give free music every week even the lowest form of human being would respect that enough not to leak unfinished songs from my real album." [Rolling Stone]
  • NBC has ordered a Munsters pilot from Pushing Daisies creator Bryan Fuller. [AICN]
  • The new reality show Bret Michaels: Life As I Know It premieres on October 18. Supposedly it provides, "a never-before-seen look into Bret's family life – the real center of his world from which he draws his unsinkable strength." [PR Newswire]
  • Jamie Lee Curtis says of her father Tony Curtis' death, "My father leaves behind a legacy of great performances in movies and in his paintings and assemblages. He leaves behind children and their families who loved him and respected him and a wife and in-laws who were devoted to him. He also leaves behind fans all over the world." [People]
  • Greg Giraldo had been in a coma for five days after his overdose and his family decided to take him off life support. [TMZ]
  • Natalie Portman offered her help when she learned The Social Network includes scenes about the Porcellian Club, which her ex was a member of at Harvard. "Natalie Portman got in touch with me when she heard that I was doing this to say, ‘Listen…come over for dinner and I'll tell you some stories,'" said Aaron Sorkin. "I would've come over for dinner under any circumstances. But that was really helpful." [EW]
  • Lea Michele is sort-of topless in the new issue of Marie Claire U.K. [Popsugar]
  • Glee creator Ryan Murphy says, "The core of the show is really about tolerance. I think that's the legacy of Glee more than anything else. So as we began the year we were very conscious of that. Last year the throughline was about teenage pregnancy. And the throughline this year is really about Kurt and his feelings about tolerance, not only in high school and in the world, but also the ripple effect it has on everybody around him." [E!]
  • "No I don't have a sex tape and I'm kind of upset that I don't. You know why? 'Cause I'm really good." — Jenny McCarthy [Radar]

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Why couldn't have America Idol gotten a talented has-been like Terri Nunn?