Rihanna Encounters Chris Brown, Broken Bottle; Anne Hathaway: "I’m Not Very Pretty"

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  • Early on Monday morning, Rihanna was celebrating the Saints' Super Bowl win at a Miami club with Kim Kardashian and Timbaland, when a partygoer chucked a champagne bottle at their table from the balcony above and almost hit her.
  • Someone from their table tossed a bottle back up on the balcony as the DJ played "Run This Town." Soon bottles were flying back and forth and bouncers tossed the troublemakers as the DJ stopped the music and yelled, "Everybody get the fuck out. Super Bowl is ruined." Also: Earlier that evening Chris Brown accidentally came within feet of Rihanna when he stepped out of the men's room. Someone in Chris' entourage spotted Rihanna and steered him in the other direction. [The Mirror]
  • Kim Kardashian Tweeted today, "Vacation time is here @Reggie_Bush!!! Where should we go this year? Definitely tropical!" He replied, "Yeah def somewhere relaxing and tropical with massages and spa's everyday!" You know, there's this thing called texting... [E!]
  • Kendra Wilkinson Tweeted that she wasn't crying after the Super Bowl because her husband's team lost, she was just upset because the paparazzi were hassling her while she was holding her baby. "BTW i smiled and was very happy when the Saints won," she wrote. [Us]
  • According to Michael Jackson's autopsy report, there was a closed bottle of urine at the end of his bed. Back in November Dr. Arnold Klein said, "That's how he peed." He claimed MJ had a habit of peeing in bottles because he often couldn't get to a bathroom backstage when he was performing as a child. [TMZ]
  • The White Stripes say they plan to "take strong action" against the Air Force Reserve for allegedly using an unauthorized version of their song "Fell in Love With a Girl" during a Super Bowl commercial. The band released a statement on their record label's website saying: "The White Stripes take strong insult and objection to the Air Force Reserve presenting this advertisement with the implication that we licensed one of our songs to encourage recruitment during a war that we do not support. The White Stripes support this nation's military, at home and during times when our country needs and depends on them. We simply don't want to be a cog in the wheel of the current conflict, and hope for a safe and speedy return home for our troops." [NYT]
  • The Air Force Reserve responded that they, "Hired Fast Forward Music of Salt Lake City to score original music for its commercial. There was never any intention to utilize any existing music or to sound like any music by the band White Stripes or any other musical performer. [NYT]
  • The death of Nancy Kerrigan's father has been ruled a homicide. The coroner says Daniel Kerrigan died from cardiac dysrhythmia after suffering a neck injury during the physical altercation at his house. [TMZ]
  • A lawyer for the Kerrigan family said, "The Kerrigan family is extremely disappointed that the medical examiner would release a cause of death without having all of the relevant facts. We believe this finding to be premature and inaccurate." Apparently they're sticking by Nancy Kerrigan's brother Mark: "The Kerrigan family does not blame anyone for the unfortunate death of Dan Kerrigan, who had a pre-existing heart condition." [TMZ]
  • Angelina Jolie visited victims of the earthquake in Haiti in a hospital in the Dominican Republic today. Next she'll head to Haiti. [People]
  • Suzie Krabacher, the founding President of Haiti Children, said Angelina Jolie, "Is an angel for visiting the area and bringing more attention to all the work that still needs to be done in Haiti and I wish her the greatest success." [Radar]
  • Perez Hilton has settled his case against Black Eyed Peas manager Liborio Molina, who punched him last summer. As part of the deal, Molina will donate money to charity. [TMZ]
  • Jon Gosselin's lawyer is as delusional as he is. Today Mark Heller declared that Jon and Kate Plus 8, "Is based on female demographics. You have housewives watching. They want to see what Jon Gosselin is going to do next. They don't care about Kate that much. She is not the ratings draw he is." [Radar]
  • Kate Gosselin's stylist says she finds it funny that people are so focused on her hair. "We've been having so much fun," said Ted Gibson. "She's at a point in her life where she's doing a little experimenting. It's nice on her." [Us]
  • Apparently the rumors that the second season of Jersey Shore will be filmed in South Beach are true: MTV is already renting and renovating a house in Miami. [Movieline]
  • Howard Stern says the rumors that he was offered $500 million to judge American Idol to match his contract with Sirius are false. "I never said I got made an offer. I said I was in discussions to take over a show on a network," said Stern. "They got me up to $100 million a year... I'll do that. I like that. You know what? OK. $100 million to judge a karaoke contest? OK. Why not? Oprah takes every offer on the table, why shouldn't I?" [E!]
  • Sources at American Idol say no offer has been made to Howard Stern, and he actually isn't even in the running to replace Simon Cowell. [Daily Beast]
  • Ellen DeGeneres addressed the reports that she's been butting heads with Simon Cowell saying, "Everyone's making such a big deal about the tension. You know, there's been a lot of fun on that panel. Kara [DioGuardi]'s been great, and Randy [Jackson]'s been great. And I think it was either Wednesday or Tuesday, Simon was great." [People]
  • Rev. Ricky Kirton, the pastor who married Elin Nordegren and Tiger Woods, says they should, "Forgive each other. Be there for each other, and it will work out." [People]
  • Are you dying to see Kevin Federline in camouflage boxers? Here's a picture from the weigh-in on last night's episode of Celebrity Fit Club: Boot Camp. [TMZ]
  • Nicole Eggert is also appearing on Celebrity Fit Club: Boot Camp. Her mother says she gained 30 pounds recently because, "When her father died it took a lot out of her. It's been two years, but she was really bummed out and stressed about her dad. She spent a lot of time in bed." [Radar]
  • Michael Lohan admitted in court today that he's seven months behind on child support and promised to pay Dina Lohan by his next court date on March 24. [TMZ]
  • But Michael Lohan says you shouldn't call him a "deadbeat dad" because, "Dina and I mediated the support issue and resolved it on our own. After a dispute over what was paid through the 'system' and what was paid otherwise, I agree that money is owed and we settled. Dina even stated that I am a good father and I did provide my children with what they needed outside the ‘system.' We left on good terms. I know that only good things will follow." [Radar]
  • Jessica Biel says she and Justin Timberlake have "no plans" for Valentine's Day. "I'll actually be working," she said. [Us]
  • Lil Wayne was supposed to start his one-year jail sentence today, but the date has been postponed so he can have oral surgery on February 12. [TMZ]
  • Last night (when Lil Wayne still thought he was headed to jail today) he told fans on his Ustream, "Don't forget about me." [TMZ]
  • Katie Price said she and her new husband Alex Reid, "Are going to be more mysterious, more private and it's not going to be like a Pete and Kate relationship." Then she announced that she wants to get pregnant, or "Reidinated," soon. [The Mirror]
  • Louis Gossett Jr. announced today that he he has prostate cancer. His cancer is in its early stages, but he said he's going public "to set an example for the large number of African-American men who are victims of this disease because of the comparatively low emphasis in our community on preventive examinations and early treatment." [Reuters]
  • On February 20 the TV Guide Network will air a special called Precious: The Story Behind the Movie which documents its "indie film beginning to its award-winning mainstream success." [UPI]
  • Penelope Cruz is rumored to be starring in Lars Von Trier's new film Melancholia, which explores the "psychology view of a disaster." [The Playlist]
  • The News of the World claims that in an upcoming book Lady Gaga admits she did "mounds of blow" when she was younger in an effort to be more like her idols. She says, "I thought I was gonna die…I wanted to BE the artists I loved, like Mick Jagger and Andy Warhol – and I thought the only way to do it was to live the lifestyle." [Animal New York]
  • Naomi Judd wrote a letter to the Tennessean defending Taylor Swift against the mild criticism she's received recently. She says Taylor "single-handedly introduced country music to a much-welcomed younger demographic" and serves as a "sorely needed role model." [E!]
  • Though Laura Leighton is on the new Melrose Place, her husband Doug Savant refused to reprise his role as the openly gay character Matt Fielding. "The wonderful people at Melrose inquired about if I might come over and do something for the show, but I'm gratefully, gainfully employed," he said. [E!]
  • John Slattery, who recently grew a beard, says his Mad Men co-star Michael Gladis' beard is, "Underachieving and desperate. It's a dainty beard. It's so dainty. And he dyes it! I've seen him in the chair. I don't know why he dyes it, but he does. I tell you, he's desperate. And I don't know what he's going to do now. He's got to shave it eventually. I think that's why he's so desperate to grow that underachieving beard. He thinks he looks too young. I wish I had that problem." [N.Y. Magazine]
  • Edie Falco says her son Anderson is, "A spectacularly beautiful little blond boy," but her daughter Macy, "has bright red hair and blue eyes. She looks like Chucky. She likes to say 'Maaa! Maaa!' in a [loud] scary voice, because she knows it cracks me up. I'm a cheap date. I laugh my head off. She really is like a devil." [People]
  • "Aging has helped hugely. There's no question I'm a better actor, and you leave behind a certain typecasting. I was like the corset bimbo. Well, not quite bimbo, but you know what I mean. The corset sex symbol, I suppose. Now I'm not going to be the sex symbol, I'm going to be the granny." — Helena Bonham Carter [Daily Express]
  • Q: Why do you never seem to age? What's your secret? Sarah Silverman: "YAY! I wash my face twice at night and moisturize with stuff that's fragrance free. Also I act like an idiot. Plus it runs in my genes: my mom looks beautiful, my dad's adorable, Laura is 4 years older than me and looks younger — on the show she plays my younger sister! That said, I feel I'm very close to hitting a wall..." [W]
  • "I think I've got really weird features. I have very large features on a very small head... But, you know, I'm not going to beat myself up. It's my face. I'm not very pretty. But that's OK because I do know that I look like myself, and I think at the end of the day, as nice as pretty is, authenticity is more important." — Anne Hathaway [People]



If my brother got into an argument with my dad, shoved him, and then ignored him when he had a heart attack and mocked him for faking it in spite of my dad's history of heart problems, you can bet I wouldn't side with my brother after the fact.

But that's just me.