Amy Winehouse Collects Cats, Jon Gosselin Has A New Girlfriend, And Conan Mocks NBC During His Monologue

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  • Amy Winehouse is reportedly developing a bit of a cat lady reputation after adopting her 11th kitty: “She loves cats but doesn’t know when to stop,” says a source, “Her friends are calling her Catwoman now because they’re everywhere.” [TheSun]
  • The “new Gosselins” train keeps rolling along; just after pictures of Kate Gosselin‘s makeover were released, it’s been announced that Jon Gosselin has a new girlfriend, a 25-year-old named Morgan Christie who “grew up very privileged, tons of money.” [People]
  • Britney Spears says she doesn’t see herself as a sex symbol: “”I don’t see myself like that at all. I don’t know why. To me, someone who is sexy is someone with confidence, who carries themselves properly and is comfortable in their own skin. It’s very flattering but at the same time I think it’s sexier when you don’t try and you’re just yourself. We all like to feel sexy. [TheSun]
  • Keyshia Cole is engaged to NBA player Daniel Gibson; the couple is expecting their first child together. [People]
  • Elin Nordegren still isn’t wearing her wedding ring. [RadarOnline]
  • Blake Lively has landed a starring role in Green Lantern, opposite Ryan Reynolds. [JustJared]
  • Though insiders insist that Lorenzo Martone and Marc Jacobs were married last week, the marriage may not have taken place yet, as a pre-nup reportedly still needs to be worked out. [PageSix]
  • Jay-Z and Beyonce spent $1,100 on “Bryant Family cabernet, Kobe beef sliders and ricotta donuts” on Thursday night. Mmm…expensive donuts. [PageSix]
  • Susan Boyle is set to tape an appearance on Oprah next Wednesday. [TheSun]
  • “People saw that cover and they were like ‘he looks a little feminine to me, I don’t understand.’ I’m like yeah… I had so much airbrushing on that picture on purpose. The hunky dory cover that Bowie did, Boy George and Motley Crue and Prince – like all these artists that did this over the top, lipsticky glammy thing. The minute someone from ‘Idol’ does it, who’s actually gay, it’s like ‘Oh No!'”-Adam Lambert on his debut album cover. [JustJared]
  • Art Clokey, who created Gumby, has died at the age of 88. [EW]
  • Hollywood child advocate Paul Petersen lost his court battle where he argued that a guardian should be appointed to take control over the finances of Nadya Suleman‘s children. According to the court: “This is an unprecedented, meritless effort by a stranger to a family to seek appointment of a guardian of the estates of the minor children. The petition’s allegations are insufficient to infringe on a parent’s civil rights or to rebut the presumption under California law that a parent is competent to manage the finances of his or her children.” [RadarOnline]
  • “I have a very strong character and I like to be challenged,” she said. “Men’s clothing makes me feel empowered so I often wear a man’s suit. Sometimes I think I should have been born a guy! I wear black a lot and I like solid colors. Like me, they’re independent, bold and decisive.”-Zoe Saldana, to Elle. [ShowbizSpy]
  • “He gives me the Christmas Eve jitters – that feeling you had as a child. You’re wiggling your feet underneath the covers because something exciting is going to happen tomorrow.”-Katy Perry on Russell Brand [TheSun]
  • Another 80s remake is on the way: this time, it’s Mannequin. [DailyExpress]
  • Also madly in love? Jared Fogle, the Subway guy, who is set to be married for the second time. [People]
  • Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi of Jersey Shore is raking in the dough: she was just paid $10,000 to appear at a Hard Rock cafe in Florida. [TMZ]
  • Tom Cruise reportedly spent $30,000 on a race car replica for his daughter, Suri: “Suri has been mesmerized by auto racing n TV so he thought it would be fun for her to have her own little car to ride in,” says a source. [ShowbizSpy]
  • Conan O’Brien took on Jay Leno and NBC during his monologue last night, noting “NBC has finally come up with an exciting new idea: they want me to follow Jay Leno.” [Gawker.Tv]
  • “I feel like Bella has become something that is me, in a weird way. I feel very protective of her. Bella and I have been on a similar ride, in that during the second film she matures a bit. She’s making these drastic life decisions and she knows what she wants. She’s got to know herself much better. I think I’ve done the same thing through this project. It’s been a wild ride and there’s been a lot of self-evaluation. I’ve grown a lot, and so has Bella.”-Kristen Stewart [ShowbizSpy]
  • “We were watching the show and my son walked in, and on screen I was in bed with someone who was not my wife – I can’t even remember who. And he turned around and went, ‘Dad!’ I jumped up and said, ‘I’ve never seen that woman before in my life,’ and flipped the channel.” –John Slattery, Mad Men’s Roger Sterling. [TimesOnline]
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