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Sex. Celebrity. Politics. With Teeth

Selena Gomez Removes Purity Ring, Horrifying Parents & Bieber Fans

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  • As you surely noticed, 18-year-old Selena Gomez wasn't wearing her purity ring in those photos of her canoodling with Justin Bieber in the Caribbean. Now a family friend reports, "When the ring came off, Selena's parents became unglued."
  • Selena has worn the ring since she was 12-years-old, "But when things started getting hot with Justin, suddenly she was wearing it less and less. Selena's family thinks the world of Justin and isn't opposed to them dating. But they're very conservative people and they'd be heartsick if she did something with him that she'd later regret." So now her parents are doing what any sane, rational people would do — having people in her entourage spy on their adult daughter to make sure she isn't boning some 16-year-old floppy-haired heartthrob! Oh, also this story comes to us courtesy of the National Enquirer, so all these things are true. [Celebitchy]
  • Though Charlie Sheen's rep says he was late to the set of Two and a Half Men earlier this week because he had an ear infection, sources say he was doing drugs in a $40,000-a-night Las Vegas hotel room with Bombshell McGee and four other women. [Radar]
  • Yet another star is pregnant! Alicia Silverstone and husband Christopher Jarecki are expecting their first child. [People]
  • The new cast of Celebrity Apprentice includes La Toya Jackson, Star Jones, NeNe Leakes, Marlee Matlin, Lisa Rinna, Niki Taylor, Dionne Warwick, Playmate Hope Dworaczyk, Gary Busey, Jose Canseco, David Cassidy, Survivor's Richard Hatch, Lil Jon, Meat Loaf, Mark McGrath, and country star John Rich. Those are some pretty big stars, yet we still won't be watching! [E!]
  • Here's why Lindsay Lohan (who could get us to tune in) isn't on that list. "[The Lohans] approached me, and we did talk about it. It's just not the right time," says Donald Trump. "Lindsay has to straighten herself out first. And I know Dina, she's a really lovely woman. I don't think she gets very much credit — she's tried. I know Michael a little bit. It could happen in the future, but right now we need to see Lindsay get straightened out." [Life & Style]
  • Camille Grammer met Kelsey Grammer's new fiancee yesterday, and later that night she told Andy Cohen all about it on Watch What Happens Live. She reported, "She was nice, and we both said hello. She has a very strong handshake... Of course, it was uncomfortable … And Kelsey looked shocked." Oh Camille, tell us more! We want to know everything. [People]
  • Camille still hasn't decided if she'll return for the second season of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. A source says she already stormed off several times while taping season one and declared she was "done with the show," though it's hard to imaging someone so stable and levelheaded doing that. [TMZ]
  • The opening of the musical Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark has been postponed yet again, from February 7 to March 15. Insert your own "Ides of March" joke! [LAT]
  • Aretha Franklin still doesn't want to discuss what caused her health scare in December, but it wasn't pancreatic cancer. "I don't know where 'pancreatic cancer' came from," she said. "I was sitting there reading the newspaper and it was saying someone in my family said that. No one in my family ever said that to anybody." [Us]
  • Though Kate Hudson hasn't released a statement about her pregnancy, Goldie Hawn Tweeted, "Thank you all for your good wishes for our new baby! Family holds us tight!" [Star]
  • The Good Wife's Donald Rumsfeld cameo has been called off before it even got off the ground. [AP]
  • Kanye West used his own meme to congratulate Britney Spears on "Hold It Against Me," Tweeting, "Yo Britney, I'm really happy for you and I'mma let you be #1, but me and Jay-Z single is one of the best songs of all time! LOL." [N.Y. Mag]
  • Courteney Cox says Cougar Town is distracting her from her troubles. "Thank god for the show," she says. "There have been times where [Cougar Town creator] Bill Lawrence has said, 'Do you need a break?' I'm like, are you kidding? This is my saving grace!" [Us]
  • Lea Michele wants to be in the 2012 Broadway revival of Funny Girl, but no one has offered her the part. She says, "Where are the calls? Where are these calls? I mean if you don't know my obsession with Funny Girl ... of course, Fanny Brice is me. I feel very connected to that story." [Radar]
  • Bridget Marquardt said of Hugh Hefner's engagement to Crystal Harris, "I just hope that they're both happy and that they've thought it through and that they're making the right decision. If so, I'm totally happy for them." [E!]