Stephen Baldwin and Kevin Costner Face Off in Squinty Medium-Famous Goateed Man-Feud

Well, this is weird. Apparently the second-least-famous Baldwin, Stephen, is suing noted Wolfdancer Kevin Costner—but, strangely, not for oily soul-patch infringement. Baldwin alleges that Costner screwed him "out of a deal Costner sealed to sell oil-separation machines to BP." You might remember that a few years back Costner and a business partner invented a magic machine that extracts oil from water and turns it into delicious drinkable urine. Well, apparently, "the 46-year-old Usual Suspects star claimed he and a friend, Spyridon Contogouris, were duped by Costner and partner Patrick Smith into believing there wasn't any interest in the technology." They sold their shares and lost a bunch of money. There's only one way to settle this: Everyone drink Kevin Costner's urine!!! [E!]


Remember when Kate Winslet said that listening to "My Heart Will Go On" makes her want to barf and we all laughed? And then Billy Zane was all, "Awwwwwwwwww, come oooooon," and we all remembered about Billy Zane? Well, according to eagle-eyed Today Show watchers, the whole thing totally hurt Celine Dion's French-Canadian feelings: "She didn't say so specifically when asked - she spent most of her answer talking about how special the song is and how honored she is to be associated with it, etc. - but just look at her expression at the 3:48 mark. That is a legitimately sad diva." Sidenote: It is basically impossible to find a stock photo of Celine Dion looking sad. The woman is a fountain of delight at all times. [Vulture]

Julianne Hough's family is pressuring her and frosty-tipped wood sprite Ryan Seacrest to get married. "While the two are not engaged, Seacrest, 37, did prank Hough last month on American Idol when he fooled her into thinking he was going to pop the question during one of their live shows. 'There's something that's been on my mind for a while,' he teased. 'It's a question I've been meaning to ask you and I don't want you to feel uncomfortable,' he added before reaching into his jacket to pull out...not a ring, but a note for her Rock of Ages costar Tom Cruise." GOOD ONE, YOU DICK. [E!]


After a radio DJ said that her single "Starships" is "wack and corny," Nicki Minaj canceled her appearance at Hot 97's Summer Jam in New Jersey. Not only that, Minaj vows to never play another Hot 97 Summer Jam EVER until the END OF TIME. "The President has spoken," she Tweeted, referring to label head Small Wayne. "I go above and beyond for my fans. But won't ever go against wayne's word. What he says, goes." It is written. [TMZ]

  • Kristen Stewart is "amazing," says Jodie Foster. [MTV]
  • Tom Cruise "gives 125 percent," says Catherine Zeta-Jones. [Extra]
  • Ashley Tisdale will take the lead in Scary Movie 5, much to the delight of no one (especially Ashley Tisdale). [Vulture]
  • That little kid from The Hughleys maybe murdered someone. [Radar]
  • Some lady had sex with Cary Grant—but, like, 50 years ago. Not just now. That would be gross. [HuffPo]
  • Kim Kardashian and Kate Middleton wore the same dress—but not at the same time. That would actually be interesting. [E!
  • Janet Jackson has signed on to produce a documentary about "the lives and struggles of transgender persons," which seems pretty awesome of her. [Yahoo!]
  • Whitney Houston's mother is writing a book about her famous daughter: "Ultimately, Cissy will go behind the headlines to show the true, human side of this strong, successful yet complicated musical icon, capturing the dramatic depths and soaring range of an extraordinary woman, along with the pain and heartbreak of a grieving mother as she struggles with impossible loss." [Yahoo!]
  • Prince Philip is hospitalized with a bladder infection and had to miss the Elton John show. [Yahoo!]
  • Paris Hilton's crack team of underpants lawyers attempt to settle her lingerie lawsuit. [Yahoo!]
  • Alicia Keys goes swimming in a swimsuit, causing a professional writer to use the words "bodacious bod." [Us]
  • Janice Dickinson goes swimming in a swimsuit, causing a professional writer to use the words "questionable scar." [Radar]

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