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Katy Perry: "Speaking In Tongues Is As Normal To Me As Pass The Salt"

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  • Katy Perry, who grew up with a Christian minister father and sings about melting popsicles, tells Rolling Stone: "Speaking in tongues is as normal to me as 'Pass the salt.' It's a secret, direct prayer language to God." And:

When she was a kid: "I wasn't able to say I was lucky because my mother would rather us say that we were blessed, and she also didn't like that lucky sounded like Lucifer. I wasn't allowed to eat Lucky Charms, but I think that was the sugar. I think my mom lied to me about that one." Didja know Katy has a tattoo which reads "Jesus"? [CNN Marquee Blog]

  • Snooki's mugshot has a "you talking to me?" quality. The smudged eyeliner adds gravitas. [Star Magazine]
  • Blake Lively tried to "steal" a role from Scarlett Johansson, but did not succeed, making this catty item dumb. [Gatecrasher]
  • I get why Justin Bieber would have a biopic, and why it would be released right around Valentine's Day, but why the hell is it gonna be 3D?!?! (Also, from the Oscar-winning director of An Inconvenient Truth?!?!) [New York Mag]
  • The folks behind Inferno, the Linda Lovelace film, still "continue to be committed" to having Lindsay Lohan star in the project. Producer Chris Hanley says: "There is no actress that can achieve the dramatic level we require of this role other than Lindsay." Still think the script is good. Still think she could surprise us all. [E!]
  • Oh look! Lindsay posed for Maxim before heading for jail. In this piece she's called a "sexy ex-con." She told the mag: "I'd like to do more work in India and travel to Malawi." But first! Work on some problems closer to home, no? [NY Post]
  • Lindsay Lohan's jalhouse journals: Coming to a bookstore near you! Maybe. [TMZ]
  • Michael Lohan: "I definitely blame myself and take responsibility for where my daughter is." As you should. [Pop Eater]
  • Come on dog! What is American Idol without Randy Jackson? [NY Post]
  • Randy Jackson says of American Idol: "The only thing that's for sure is Ryan Seacrest." [E!]
  • Pamela Anderson was in New Orleans, where she adopted two super cute dogs who were abandoned after the BP oil spill. The dogs are moving to LA with Pam and already have fancy Hollywood names. [NYDN]
  • Mike Tyson admits he only appeared in the movie The Hangover to supply his drug habit. Now he's sober. And vegan. [NYDN]
  • Mischa Barton has been dating her DJ boyfriend for about a month and is now planning to move to London to be with him. [Daily Mail]
  • The Los Angeles mansion where Michael Jackson died is back on the market, and the asking price is $29 million. That'll get you 7 bedrooms, 7 garage spaces, 17,000 square feet and a pool. [Real Estalker]
  • Daniel Radcliffe has a "mystery girl." [Daily Mail]
  • TI's wedding: Champagne fueled. [Page Six]
  • Oooh! Video from TI's wedding party. Pole dancers! Champagne sparklers! [Bossip]
  • Mary Hart has hosted Entertainment Tonight since 1982, but her contract is up this year. Will she stay? Will she go? Will Lara Spencer get the job? Does anyone watch ET? [Page Six]
  • Rachel Zoe bought art and it is news. [Page Six]
  • Susan Boyle gets an allowance, which sounds kind of sad, since she is 49 and has millions. [Daily Express]
  • Oh wait: Susan Boyle just bought the new iPhone, a grand piano, and some fancy new furniture. [The Sun]
  • We've heard this rumor before, but here it is again: Susan Boyle is going to play a lunch lady on Glee. [This Is London]
  • BTW, Paul McCartney hearts Glee. A lot. He sent Ryan Murphy fan mail. [Wonderwall]
  • Frank Sinatra's grandson is in the hospital after a failed suicide attempt. [NYDN, TMZ]
  • "I don't think any woman in the world could get tired of being compared to Marilyn Monroe. It is embarrassing, though, because I think that I could never hold a candle, but it is also incredibly flattering, and she's someone I admire greatly. So it's always a really nice thing to hear." — Christina Hendricks. [Contact Music]