12:14 AM

Actress Donna D'Errico tweeted earlier tonight that actor Stephen Collins shot himself. Her story is unconfirmed at this time. Update 12:22 a.m. EST: TMZ is reporting that the shooting is a "false alarm" and that Collins was not at his home at the time the gunshot was reported. Read more

2:20 PM

A source says Madonna's split with Guy Ritchie was "a long time coming." The source claims that there were lots of issues, including the fact that Madge and Yankees star Alex Rodriguez have a "strange relationship" that is "spiritual, emotional and romantic." Barf. Oh, and this just in: Madonna and A-Rod are going to

4:55 PM

Breaking: The Secret Service is looking into the threat made against Barack Obama's life. As previously reported, someone shouted, "Kill him!" at a McCain/Palin event. Secret Service spokesman Malcolm Wiley says, "We investigate everything because we take all threats seriously." [Radar]