Travis Barker, Blink-182 Pay Tribute To DJ AM

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  • Blink-182 paid tribute to their friend DJ AM , who was found dead on Friday, with a moment of silence at their concert in Hartford, CT last night; a video of the tearful tribute can be seen here. [YouTube]
  • Travis Barker also expressed his grief over DJ AM's passing on his Twitter page, writing, ""Rest In Peace my brother, this really f—-s me up. I'll never forget everything we've been thru and every time i play the drums i'll think of you. U were an amazing friend/DJ/human being … Don't know how i am gonna play 2night but i am for AM. My brother is gone.i love u and miss u, i'll never forget all the good times we had." [People]
  • DJ AM's autopsy, performed yesterday, was inconclusive, as doctors are still awaiting the results of toxicology tests before announcing an official cause of death. [People]
  • ""I am absolutely heartbroken. For those of us lucky enough to have known him, Adam radiated a contagious exuberance for life and also personified the very definition of a true friend. To say that he will be missed beyond words is an understatement. My heart goes out to his loved ones."- Mandy Moore on former boyfriend, DJ AM. [TMZ]
  • Jamie Foxx says that playing schizophrenic Nathaniel Ayers in The Soloist drove him to meet with a psychiatrist, as the experience reminded him of unpleasant flashbacks he'd received as a result of having his drink spiked with PCP when he was in college: "Doing this movie recalled those different things - the thing with the PCP and my fear of mental illness - and I thought, "I don't want to lose my mind for real by doing this character."' [DailyMail]
  • Marlon Jackson says that his brother Michael's gold casket will be encased in cement and monitored by cameras in order to ward off grave robbers and vandals. [Mirror]
  • "I think all women are sexy. There is a sexiness you can turn on and turn off. And then there's a sexiness that's just there. That has to do with confidence, how comfortable they are with themselves."-Scarlett Johansson [TimesOnline]
  • A source says that Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's children are basically the best children ever. "I've never seen such kind, giving children. Especially at their ages. Pax loves Maddox and follows his lead. Zahara is a leader type and she has a buoyant, bright personality. She mothers Shiloh but makes it known she's older than her sister. Shiloh is the little mother. She watches over the twins like a mum. She especially loves Vivienne.' If only all celeb offspring could be this kind." [Mirror]
  • Jon Gosselin was, for some reason, invited to host a pool party in Vegas. The photographic evidence of said party is, naturally, quite obnoxious. [JustJared]
  • Whitney Houston's label is optimistic about her new record, even as skeptics such as Rolling Stone's Caryn Ganz warn that "It's a Beyonce world. I don't think Whitney has a clear place anymore." [Reuters]
  • American Express claims that Wes Bentley, the actor best known for seeing all of the beauty in the world via a plastic bag in American Beauty, owes them over 90,000. [TMZ]
  • Shania Twain posted a 15 minute "video travelogue of her past year" on her website to assure fans that she was happy and enjoying life after her husband, Mutt Lange cheated on her with her best friend. In a fairly soap opera-esque twist, Twain has spent the past year traveling with her ex-best friend's ex-husband, Frédéric Thiébaud, whom she calls "a dear friend and true gentleman." [People]
  • Victoria Beckham hits the gym without makeup, world stops spinning, News at 11. [DailyMail]
  • Lily Allen may be stressed out by her rock and roll lifestyle, but a source claims that rumors that she's about to quit music for other pursuits should be taken with a grain of salt: "'I think that the truth is she means it when she says it, but you will notice that she only says it when she is stressed," says the source, "She is committed to her music, so I would not take it as an indication that she is about to retire. She is quite buoyant at the moment." [DailyMail]
  • Demi Moore is set to have a recurring role as a "Janice Dickinson type" character on her husband, Ashton Kutcher's new show, The Beautiful Life. [DailyMail]
  • The Cranberries are reuniting, after singer Delores O'Riordan realized she missed her "boys" after several years apart. "We lost contact with each other," she says, "We were always friends, but I wouldn't be hanging around with them offstage. They're real lad's lads. What was I going to talk to them about? Breastfeeding?" [IrishTimes]
  • Residents on Fire Island are reportedly fighting the urge to joke around with Tina Fey, who is vacationing there with her family. "Everyone is trying to resist the urge to point to the mainland in the distance and tell her, 'Hey, look, I can see Russia from my back yard, too," says a source. [PageSix]
  • Zooey Deschanel is in talks to guest star on her sister, Emily Deschanel's show, Bones, this December. [EW]
  • Greg Lott claims that he and Farrah Fawcett had a secret affair for the last 11 years of her life: "‘We were blind, crazy, in love,' he says. ‘Farrah was my best friend and my inspiration. We fell in love with each other all those years ago and we never really stopped loving each other. Our lives took us in very different directions but, in the end, her heart always came home to me and Texas." [DailyMail]
  • "I think that a lot of people become more beautiful as they grow older. I was very close to both of my grandmothers when I was growing up – they lived long into old age and they were always beautiful to me. They loved life and it showed in their faces. They are not here any more, but people you have loved never leave you completely. And the more I get to look like them, the happier I'll be."-Penelope Cruz [DailyMail]



Is it just me or has Penelope Cruz been saying some kind of awesome things lately? I can't think of anything else specific, but this is the point where I think "OK, she seems to be getting more awesome", and I kind of love it.