Amy Winehouse Documentary In The Works; Oksana's Mom Denies She Broke Up Mel's Marriage

  • Interviewer Daphne Barak is filming a documentary about Amy Winehouse in St. Lucia that will be released later this year. Barak promises a “truthful and revealing look at her complicated life.” [People]
  • People harassed Oksana Grigorieva‘s mother, who lives outside Moscow and doesn’t speak English, to ask if the rumors that she is pregnant with Mel Gibson‘s baby are true. She claims her daughter didn’t break up Gibson’s marriage and as for the baby, “I can’t say anything,” she said, “Wait for the official statement from them.” [People]
  • While Rachel Bilson was spending time with Hayden Christensen in Canada, someone broke into her L.A. home and stole jewelry and designer clothes, including her vintage shoe collection and her grandmother’s jewelry. “She’s shaken,” a friend says. “She feels violated.” [People]
  • More scary news: A man broke into three homes in Washington State, took off his clothes, and said he was looking for Jennifer Aniston. In one case he woke up a 15-year-old girl in her bedroom while he was drunk, and she had to force him out of the room. [UPI]
  • Dash, the new South Florida boutique owned by the Kardashians has been vandalized before tomorrow’s grand opening. Police are trying to determine if it was a random crime or if someone was targeting Kim and company. [TMZ]
  • Britney Spears‘ former bodyguard is suing her because he claims she “negligently operated her home and business thereby causing injuries to [him].” [TMZ]
  • Lawyers for Britney Spears‘ conservatorship have filed legal paper saying they are owed $2.5 million because they have revitalized her career and stabilized her personal life. [TMZ]
  • T.I.‘s jail sentence has been reduced to 60 days because he already served 305 days at home. So if one say, blogged from home, could that help shave time off a future prison sentence? [Perez Hilton]
  • Rumors going around the internet that Patrick Swayze died are not true. “This is to confirm that Patrick Swayze did not pass away this morning contrary to severely reckless reports stemming from a radio station in Jacksonville, Florida,” says his rep. “Patrick Swayze is alive, well and is enjoying his life and he continues to respond to treatment.” [People]
  • Nadya Suleman will be in the hospital for the next day or two after undergoing a second surgery in four days. She went in for an operation on Thursday to remove benign muscular tumors on her uterine wall, but excessive bleeding forced doctors to stop the surgery. Her second surgery to complete the procedure went well and she is resting in the hospital. [Radar]
  • Brad Pitt and his brother Doug Pitt have donated £392,155 to Drury University in their hometown of Springfield, Missouri. The money will help the school’s sports arena earn a Gold Leadership in Environmental Energy and Design (LEED) certification, making it the most eco-friendly arena in the U.S. [The Daily Express]
  • Angelina Jolie watched the trial of a Congolese warlord accused of using child soldiers in the International Criminal Court today. She praised the former child soldiers who came to testify against him, saying, “After watching the proceedings from the viewing booth, I stood up and found Thomas Lubanga Dyilo looking at me. I imagined how difficult it must be for all the brave young children who have come to testify against him.” [AP]
  • Robert Pattinson is going to star in all sorts of serious indie movies, to show the world that he’s much more than just that dude from Twilight. He shares some deep thoughts about his upcoming roles at the link, but assures fans he’ll have a lot of screen time in New Moon, even though in the book his character doesn’t. [Variety]
  • Robert Pattinson is committed to doing the fourth Twilight movie, Breaking Dawn. “I went into it thinking it was a trilogy,” said Pattinson, “I’m looking forward to doing a saga.” [E!]
  • The following shows are cancelled: The Unit, My Name Is Earl, and Medium. But, the following shows were saved at the last minute: Chuck, Dollhouse, and The New Adventures of Old Christine (which will switch to ABC if CBS cancels it). [The Live Feed]
  • Also cancelled (before it even ran) the Gossip Girl spinoff Lily and Privileged, which will be replaced by the new Melrose Place. [N.Y. Magazine]
  • Rashida Jones and Andy Samburg star in the fake trailer MTV Movie Awards “Best Villain” nominee Gentle Dismemberment, which is frankly not the best of Samburg’s promos for the awards show. [Funny Or Die]
  • Ellen DeGeneres was the Tulane University commencement speaker, which is apparently one of the finest graduation speeches ever given. You can watch it at the link and decide for yourself. [Perez Hilton]
  • Everyone thought Pink and Carey Hart were renewing their vows at her house because she was Tweeting about a “white wedding” but as the ceremony started she wrote: “My best friend is getting married. Hahaha. Not me.” [The Daily Express]
  • Here’s the new trailer for Sherlock Holmes starring Robert Downey Jr.. It looks awesome, but purists will probably point out that Irene Adler never handcuffed a naked Sherlock Holmes to a bed. [People]
  • Hindu leader Rajan Zed was hating on Gwyneth Paltrow‘s, saying she shouldn’t use lines like “nourish the inner aspect” on her Goop newsletter. “The actress needs to grow-up and stop writing about mundane topics like ‘Boots by Gucci’, ‘Banana Pancakes’, ‘The Hungry Cat’ and ‘Tweezerman’ – in which she talks about taming the unruly eyebrows of men.” said Zed. “Instead, she needs to talk about topics like realizing self, immortality, deeper reality, eternity, soul, inner realms of the mind and spirit, pure consciousness. That’s if she’s truly serious about inner aspect.” [Pop Crunch]
  • Kylie Minogue has been dating what The Daily Mail calls her “Spanish toyboy” for seven months. She says, “It is all going well and I know I am very happy right now. I want the happy ever after ending. I’ve definitely changed. I’m just letting things happen and seeing what does. In so many ways I am behind the mark for my age. I’m not married and I don’t have children but my attitude now is that things may happen or they may not but just be happy.” [The Daily Mail]
  • As part of a weekend of birthday surprises for Tori Spelling, husband Dean McDermott got a tattoo featuring “a large Koi fish symbolizing Tori, a tiger representing Dean, and three baby Koi fish for Liam, Stella, and (McDermott’s son from a previous marriage) Jack.” The tattoo also featured peonies and the word “forever.” [People]
  • Here’s an update on everything Jon and Kate Gosselin plus their eight kids have done since Saturday, including fascinating tidbits like Kate running errands with her daughter Alexis. [People]
  • While he wasn’t allowed to do a cameo in Star Trek, William Shatner is excited about his new YouTube cartoon The Gavones. “It’s the mafia in Hollywood trying to make a hit – and half the family think it’s murder and the other half thinks it’s a movie,” says Shatner. “It’s a comedic Soprano family.” [People]
  • Producers from Bravo are looking for cast members for The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. [TMZ]
  • “I am nobody’s white bitch, gold digger or fame chaser!” – Russell Simmons‘ new girlfriend. [The Awl]
  • Pedro Almodovar explained his directing style, saying, “I play all the roles on set,” for example, “In a film I made a long time ago … I even performed cunnilingus on an actress to show the actor how to do it.” [Yahoo]
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