Minnie Driver Gives Birth To Mega Baby

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  • Minnie Driver squeezed out a 9 lb. 12 oz. baby boy on Friday in L.A. Her new son's name is Henry Story Driver. In an interview a few months ago, Minnie said she wanted to give birth naturally. "I'm totally the crunchy, Mother Earth-type, and I'm not looking for any type of intervention," she said. "So I'm afraid." Nine pounds? Sounds like that fear was warranted. [Us Magazine]
  • Is Uma Thurman knocked up? Apparently she bought a bunch of dresses two sizes larger than she usually does. [Rush & Molloy]
  • Jennifer Lopez will serve as a guest judge on the season finale of Project Runway. Yay? Last season it was Victoria "Posh Spice" Beckham, it's tough to live up to that. [Us Magazine]
  • BREAKING: Posh may have cut off all of her hair OMG. [NY Mag]
  • Did Jennifer Aniston run into Brad Pitt at the Toronto Film Festival? Despite attempts by both of their camps to keep them far apart? And did they have dinner together? [Daily Mail]
  • Lil' Wayne had a bag at the Fashion Rocks event but refused to let a security guard search it, hmm. Not like you have a history with drugs or guns or anything! [Page Six]
  • Ugh. Howard Stern is auctioning off some girl's virginity on his radio show. The young lady plans to use the cash for her college tuition. Book deal to follow? [Rush & Molloy]
  • Joey and Pacey together again! Josh Jackson surprised Katie Holmes with flowers at a rehearsal for her Broadway show. [Daily Mail]
  • Barbra Streisand will sing for Barack Obama at a Hollywood fund-raiser on September 16. The $2,500-per-person reception has Dreamworks partners Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg and David Geffen as its co-hosts. Oh, and Barbra is not happy about the McCain/Palin ticket. She wrote on her blog: "We are not that stupid. I believe John McCain chose Gov. Palin because he truly believes that women who supported Hillary — an experienced, brilliant, life-long public servant — would vote for him because his vice president has two X chromosomes. McCain's selection of Gov. Palin is a transparent and irresponsible decision all in the name of trying to win this election." [Variety]
  • Whitney Port was seen shooting her pilot — a spinoff of The Hills called The City — in New York's Meatpacking District. [TVGasm]
  • Um, "footage" of the The Verne Troyer sex tape is available for purchase online, in case you're interested. [Yahoo News]
  • Ashton Kutcher: Currently the assistant football coach at private LA prep school Harvard-Westlake. No, really. [Page Six]
  • Headline of the day: "Now Heather Mills writes a novel: Surprise, surprise... it's about a model who weds a rock star." [Daily Mail]
  • Sex And The City sequel? In London? [The Sun]
  • Robert DeNiro has quit his role on Mel Gibson's flick, Edge Of Darkness. Apparently a scene of Bobby D hitting a golf ball out of a sand trap took 20 takes and Bobby was arguing with the director. In any case, they're going to shoot other scenes until they replace him. Not that you can replace Robert DeNiro. [ONTD]
  • Eric Benet was asked to comment about David Duchovny's sex addiction, since Benet famously cheated on Halle Berry due to his own sex addiction. Benet said: "I hope he finds peace and help and whatever he's dealing with. Sex addiction is a real thing, you know. In retrospect, it's not what I would label my situation." So how would he label his cheating? "Making some stupid-ass, stupid-ass mistakes," he said. Word. [NY Mag]
  • Hugh Laurie is bald. Sorry. [ONTD]
  • Michael Jackson's underwear is for sale. Sorry. [Page Six]
  • Ellen DeGeneres, the face of CoverGirl makeup? [Page Six]
  • Lindsay Lohan had a seamstress come to her hotel room and take in four dresses, which cost her $500. [Page Six]
  • JK Rowling has won her legal battle! She did not want the Harry Potter Lexicon, an encyclopedia of terms from the world of Harry Potter to be published, because it appropriated her creative work. A judge agreed. [BBC News]
  • Leonardo DiCaprio on the torture scene with Russell Crowe in the political thriller Body Of Lies, shot in a former Moroccan jail: "We did that (scene) in the middle of some medieval torture tomb. There was some kind of horrific dust in the air. I got sick for two or three days afterward because of the intense energy it took." [News.com.au]
  • Ghostbusters 3 news: The script is being developed. Bill Murray is willing to be involved. The old Ghostbusters would appear in the film in some mentor capacity… No word on the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man. [Gothamist]
  • Friends think Pete Wentz and Ashlee Simpson are expecting a boy. [People]
  • Gael Garcia Bernal and his ladyfriend, Argentinean actress Dolores Fonzi, are expecting a boy. [People]
  • One of the dudes from Color Me Badd was arrested on charges of of domestic abuse and assault and battery after allegedly punching his girlfriend in the nose and threatening to kill her. Dude, what happened to "I wanna sex you up"? [TMZ]
  • Rachel Bilson hosted a bachelorette party in Vegas for her bff who's getting married. Booze, cake, dancing, poolside lounging. [E!]
  • Here's a video in which Julianne Moore discusses dying her hair and donning a fat suit for the new movie Blindness. Anybody read that book? [EW]
  • Manager Benny Medina may be losing Mariah Carey as a client because she heard he was chasing Jennifer Lopez. Medina has also lost both Tyra and Usher this year. [Page SIx]
  • Holly Madison and Hugh Hefner: On the rocks? And! Is Holly dating Criss Angel? [Perez Hilton]
  • E! says Brody Jenner is dating Playboy Playmate Jayde Nicole, but there's no link.
  • Fiddy Cent was in court yesterday, and was awarded visitation rights with his son: Every other weekend. [Perez Hilton]
  • Are Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams house hunting? [Perez Hilton]
  • Will Catherine Zeta-Jones be in film version of Dr. Who? [The Sun]
  • Remember Disturbia? The movie that looked like a Rear Window knock off? Steven Spielberg is being sued for ripping off the plot. [Reuters]
  • Oasis is teaming up with the Arts Council and NME to encourage aspiring young musicians to pick up instruments. It would be an awesome idea… if kids cared about Oasis. [Guardian]
  • South Park might get banned in Moscow for "offending the dignity of Christians and Muslims alike." [E!]
  • Israel is cracking down on music with rock, rap or reggae influences. New haredi rabbinical rulings dictate that certain types of music will not be allowed in wedding halls nor eligible for rabbinical approval. Mordechai Bloi, a member of Israel's Guardians of Sanctity and Education, says: "Michael Jackson-style music has no place in our community … We might be able to adopt Bach or Beethoven, music with class, but not goyishe African music and beats." [StereoHyped]
  • Tina Turner is freaking awesome. Watch this video. She turns 70 soon. How does she do it? She says: "I just have energy. I've never done drugs — a little wine, champagne on off days. I was born with this." She also says, "I think I'll probably live to be 100." [ET]
  • Prince Harry dropped £5,000 on booze in TWO HOURS. [Mirror]
  • Greg Kinnear is a protective dad who keeps his daughters (4 and 2) isolated from pop culture. "They don't watch a lot of TV," he says. "I just want to allow that innocence to drag out a little bit further." [People]
  • "I ran 10 miles this morning and 18 miles on Thursday, and every day my mileage is going up and up - so I don't even think about the wedding. I'm thinking about that November marathon!" — Beth Ostrosy, Howard Stern's fiancée. [Yahoo News]
  • "I regret calling my wife 'huge' on Conan O'Brien. I meant to say that there are specific areas of my wife that are larger than normal and growing every day. All other portions of my wife are quite petite. I apologize to her and will be coming home with flowers." — Jerry O'Connell. [People]

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Gah, I've just found out I'm pregs and I do not need to hear about giant babies. (but well done Minnie...)