Betty White's Sex Photo Scandal; Chris Klein Arrested For DUI… With His Dog

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  • Hot In Cleveland indeed: Old photos of Betty White and her late husband, TV host Allen Ludden, “engaging in sexual activities” are reportedly being shopped to media outlets.

Sources claim four photos were found recently in a box of memorabilia Betty left at her old house. What an interesting coincidence that we’re learning this on the day her new show premieres. Though, it’s not like Betty needs more publicity these days. []

  • Betty White‘s agent denied the photos exist, saying, “This is simply not her… This has come up over the years. People claim they have photos of Betty and Allen, and it’s simply not true. And Betty’s laughing. She can’t believe people are still talking about this.” [ABC News]
  • Chris Klein was arrested early this morning for suspicion of drunk driving when his car was spotted drifting between lanes on a L.A. freeway. [Reuters]
  • Chris Klein‘s blood alcohol level was nearly three times the legal limit according to police sources. Cops found a dog in the car, who was later picked up by one of Chris’ friends. His bail is set at $25,000. Chris’s bail. Not the dog’s. [TMZ]
  • Since Chris Klein was convicted of DUI in 2004, under California law he will have to serve at least four days in jail if convicted. [TMZ]
  • The group In Defense of Animals is angry at Chris Klein for driving drunk with an animal. A spokesman said, “By choosing to drive under the influence with his dog in the car, Chris not only put innocent drivers in danger, but broke a promise to be a protector and guardian to his pet.” [TMZ]
  • Megan Fox‘s rep confirmed that she’s engaged to Brian Austin Green once again. No word on Us‘s claim that they lost her engagement ring on the beach, which you can read about in Midweek Madness. [Us]
  • Though Bristol Palin denies that she and Levi Johnston are back together, today on GMA she said they’re getting along for the sake of their son. “I am doing my best to raise a happy, active and healthy boy. I believe that wherever possible, if the parents can cooperate and co-parent in a positive way, the child will benefit,” she said. “Levi and I are turning a new page here as co-parents to this wonderful boy and putting aside the past because doing so is in Tripp’s best interest.” [People]
  • Charlie Sheen is trying to make a new plea deal that will involve probation time but no jail. “Charlie realizes that any deal with jail time now means he can’t smoke,” said a source. “He says he can’t go without it. And Brooke is still not clean and needs rehab. That’s got Charlie worried about the kids so now he’s willing to take probation.” [Radar]
  • Charlie Sheen told the police that he thinks someone in his gated community, perhaps a grounds worker, may be casing his house. He’s abandoned his habit of leaving his keys in the ignition, but he forgot on Monday, the day his fourth car was stolen and driven off a cliff. [TMZ]
  • Brooke Mueller‘s rep says the reports that she’s reentered rehab aren’t true, but “Brooke is currently receiving professional help in the area of stress management. It was Brooke who recognized that it would be in her best interest to deal with personal issues involving stress that have the potential of challenging her sobriety. By seeking proper professional guidance she’ll be able to resist returning to old behavior patterns.” [E!]
  • A source claims Brooke Mueller has has moved into a rental house an hour outside L.A. with her twins. “Brooke is close to having a nervous breakdown over all that is going on with Charlie,” said the source. “She is still taking outpatient help with her addiction problems and would have totally relapsed if she had not gotten out of town.” [People]
  • Kate Gosselin is “working on a deal to do a new reality dating series on ABC,” according to a source. [Just Jared]
  • An ABC rep says there’s no such show in the works, and Kate Gosselin‘s rep says the story is, “Inaccurate. Kate is working on two shows, Kate Plus 8 and Twist of Kate, and that is all.” Apparently the rumor started when several talk show hosts joked that Kate should be on The Bachelorette. [E!]
  • Nicollette Sheridan has filed new documents in her lawsuit against Desperate Housewives creator Marc Cherry, in which she claims ABC responded to her physical assault accusations with an investigation that concluded he “simply gave her a light tap on the side of the head for the sole purpose of providing direction for a scene they were rehearsing.” [NYT]
  • A free Drake concert (with opening act Hanson) was canceled after 20,000 people showed up and the crowd got out of hand. Zac Hanson Tweeted: “Had to cancel the free NYC show today because of a crazy audience that was braking [sic] things at the mixing board.” [E!]
  • Kate Winslet is in talks to star in a movie based on the story of Natascha Kampusch, an Austrian woman who was kidnapped and held in a cellar for eight years. Christoph Waltz may be playing her kidnapper. [ONTD]
  • Gary Coleman‘s ex-girlfriend Anna Gray is challenging Shannon Price‘s claim to his estate. She filed a 2005 will on Friday that says Gary left her most of his estate and asked that his model train collection got to California hobby shops. [CNN]
  • Angelina Jolie has released a 30-second PSA promoting World Refugee Day, which is on Sunday. Watch it here: [E!]
  • A life-size Tardis model and other props created for Doctor Who are being auctioned on June 23 in London. [Star]
  • Behold: Robert Pattinson‘s parents in the Tonight Show audience. [Us]
  • Leona Lewis may guest star on Glee in season two. [ONTD]
  • A royal spokeswoman says Star‘s story about Kate Middleton being pregnant is “complete nonsense.” [People]
  • Ian Somerhalder, who is visiting the Louisiana coast, says, “Coming from the entertainment world, I’m really shaken by how quiet Hollywood is [about the oil spill]. And I say that out of respect for my peers and colleagues, but I’m really bummed that no one is really coming up to help the situation. I think a telethon is a good way to funnel money into these channels…We need to set one of those things up to really paint a picture of exactly how much devastation is here.” [E!]
  • Holly Madison says she isn’t getting any more plastic surgery “for now,” and adds, “I think when young girls are thinking about plastic surgery they need to go to a very wealthy house party in Beverly Hills. All they need to do is look at all the old people in the room and be like, ‘Oh, maybe I don’t want to get my lips done. Maybe I don’t want to get Botox,’ because you see how it ages.” [E!]
  • Anna Paquin says of drinking fake vampire blood on True Blood, “I get a kick out it, but the actual blood makes me want to gag! It’s kind of a sweet corn syrup, I think, with an aftertaste that’s less than pleasant after the 10th take. In season one, they asked me if I wanted sugar or sugar-free. I was like, ‘Sugar-free blood? Sounds great!’ It only tastes like the latex tubes it’s coming through.” [People]
  • Kathy Griffin responded to Sandra Bullock asking people to go back to making fun of her at the MTV Awards, saying, “I’m going to send her a muffin basket! She seems to have a sense of humor, but if I wanted to, she said I could! I thought she was talking to me through the TV.” Kathy added, “I really wouldn’t make fun of her.” [Us]
  • Q: You mentioned that your work changed after your daughter was born. How so? Jessica Alba: “If I’m going to be away from her, it needs to be worth it. I don’t want to be away from her doing some big silly movie where I’m running around in a leotard shooting people for six months. I’m not saying I’ll never do that, but right now, that’s not where my head’s at.” [N.Y. Magazine]
  • In an interview that appears in the July issue of Playboy, Cameron Diaz says, “Sexuality and love can be different things. I can be attracted to a woman sexually, but it doesn’t mean I want to be in love with a woman. If I’m going to be with a woman sexually, it doesn’t mean I’m a lesbian. We put these restraints and definitions on people, but it’s hard to define.” [People]
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