Rihanna Finds Simon Cowell "Charming"; Rush Limbaugh "Resting Comfortably" After Being Sent To Hospital

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  • "Simon has that naughty look in his eye. He isn't my type, but he is so charismatic and charming and the ladies go for the whole power thing. I know a lot of celebs have crushes on him."-Rihanna [TheSun]
  • Rush Limbaugh is reportedly "resting comfortably" after being, uh, rushed to the hospital with chest pains last night. [TMZ]
  • Tracy Morgan recently stopped at Babeland to buy "motion lotion," presumably before taking cornbread behind the middle school and getting it pregnant. [PageSix]
  • A friend of Charlie Sheen says the actor feels like he "let himself down by drinking" and that "he does not want to get divorced again." [People]
  • Oh, dear: Michael Lohan was spotted partying with Jon Gosselin's girlfriend-for-like-a-day, ex-Star reporter Kate Major. "They partied until very late Sunday," says a source, "On Tuesday, they went for dinner at restaurant Sunda and went outside for a cigarette. Kate kept talking about a ring that Michael bought her. She was wearing it on her middle finger. They then got chatting to a girl who looked just like Ali Lohan. Before they went inside, Michael told the lookalike, 'You are a very beautiful girl.'" Ugh. [PageSix]
  • Jim Carrey says that Christmas was the time of year he could put on his best performances for his family: "All the relatives would storm our house because it was the Jim Carrey show. I was a kid, but I'd throw myself down stairways and do all kinds of characters. That's how I got popular in my family." [TheSun]
  • Jennifer Garner, a huge Barefoot Contessa fan, was turned down by Ina Garten when she requested to appear on the show: "I tried to get on Ina's show… but eventually she just said, ‘I'm sorry, I only use my real friends on the show.' I felt like, ‘What are you saying? That we're not friends? I know everything about you!'" [JustJared]
  • Regis Philbin is set to return to Live With Regis And Kelly on January 4 after taking a few weeks off to recover from hip replacement surgery. [Reuters]
  • Patrick Disney Miller, the grandson of Walt Disney, is facing both gun and drug charges. [Yahoo]
  • Perhaps bored with writing scathing letters to her daughter on TMZ, Candy Spelling has signed up to participate in the new reality show Bank of Hollywood, wherein celebrities give away their money to people looking to help others. [Yahoo]
  • Susan Sarandon was spotted on another "mystery date" in New York on Tuesday, drinking tequila with a dude who resembled Jonathan Bricklin, her "alleged pingpong paramour." [PageSix]
  • Slumdog Millionaire's Rubina Ali is reportedly homeless after her home in Mumbai was torn down for a second time to make way for a new railway. [TheSun]
  • Chris Robinson of the Black Crowes is a father for the second time: his wife, Allison Bridges gave birth to a baby girl named Cheyenne Genevieve on December 26. Robinson, as you may know, has a 5-year-old son named Ryder with ex-wife Kate Hudson. [People]
  • Meanwhile, Hudson is allegedly reconnecting with ex-boyfriend Owen Wilson after her split from Alex Rodriguez: "They hadn't seen each other for some time, but when things took a turn for the worse with Alex, Kate got in touch with Owen," says a source, "They are reestablishing their friendship - we'll see what happens." [ShowbizSpy]
  • ...Or maybe not, as Wilson was recently seen swimming with "a mystery girlfriend." [DailyMail]
  • Ke$ha's "TiK ToK" has set the new female download record in the United States. Congrats, America. [Yahoo]
  • Boyz II Men singer Shawn Stockton reportedly carried on a 9-year "spiritual marriage" to another woman...without telling his wife, who was apparently unaware of the entire situation. [ONTD]
  • Despite recent reports to the contrary, attorney Gloria Allred says her client, Rachel Uchitel has had absolutely no contact with Tiger Woods for quite some time, and has not seen him or had any communication with him since she has been in Palm Beach." [RadarOnline]
  • Jake Gyllenhaal recently spent some time in prison to prepare for his role in Brothers and says the experience was eye-opening for him: "I came across this incredible writing program for kids that are spending time in juvenile halls. 14-18 year-olds participate in this writing program and that really changed my... perspective on the prison system and the people inside it," he says, "I have since been back many times to work on this writing program and with these kids. It's so life changing and extraordinary." [ShowbizSpy]
  • Snooki makes out with dudes in bars. Before she was on tv, this was called "being in your early 20s." Now it's apparently news. [TMZ]
  • "There are some really good reality TV shows like Dirty Jobs or Bizarre Foods or Deadliest Catch but we've always said on The Soup that 90% of everything on television sucks, 90% of all art sucks, and 10% couldn't be better. Things like Mad Men or Battlestar Galactica or Lost are of the highest quality TV has ever been. And some of the comedies on television, I think are the best being made now. I think Flight of the Concords and South Park are amazing. There needs to be this huge ball of crap for the 10% to be great."-Joel McHale [Blackbook]
  • Oscar buzz continues to surround Sandra Bullock over her role in The Blind Side. Four for you, Glenn Coco Sandra Bullock! You go, Glenn Coco! Sandra Bullock! [LATimes]
  • In weird-but-awesome news, Sigourney Weaver is set to host Saturday Night Live on January 16. [PopWrap]
  • For those of you on the fence about Lady Gaga, this picture may just put you in the "thank you, but no" category. [DailyMail]
  • "OK, here's the deal with that. The way I feel about the Golden Globe nomination versus Justin Timberlake announcing it ... it's like the nomination is That's How I Roll from Cold Stone Creamery and Justin saying my name is like cherries on top of That's How I Roll from Cold Stone Creamery."-Gabourey Sidibe [PopWrap]

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I'm so glad Rush Limbaugh has access to quality health care and will be able to stay in the hospital as long as he needs to recover. A person without insurance might have been discharged by now.