Bloody Hell: Madonna In Twilight Sequel?

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  • Suck on this: Madonna will be involved in New Moon, the Twilight sequel. Her Madgesty will not only be in the film, but supply music for the soundtrack. Brain exploding, brb. [ONTD via E!]
  • Hayden Panettiere, 19, and Milo Ventimiglia, 31, are over. Done. Apparently “Hayden tried to break up with Milo many times since Christmas, but he wouldn’t accept it.” She wants to be free; he wants to settle down. [Star]
  • Lily Allen and Perez Hilton are in a “Twitter catfight.” He wrote: “If I wanted to be a fucked-up Brit, I’d rather be Amy Winehouse – whose[sic] got talent.” She fired back: “God, you’re like so obsessed with me its embarrassing.” He sniped about her album being discounted; she called him a little parasite. Isn’t the internet fun? [Telegraph]
  • A charity set up by Prince Harry is accused of promising £30,000 to the children of poverty-stricken Lesotho, only to have the money fail to materialize. [Telegraph]
  • Prince Harry also flew a training aircraft yesterday, despite failing his exams last week. [Daily Mail]
  • David Beckham “finally got” wife Victoria to agree to move to Milan. Ciao, off you go! [The Sun]
  • Chris Brown has hired Paris Hilton‘s spin doctor, Mike Sitrick. But Fox News’s Roger Friedman says Sitrick is “universally disliked by the press” and that Chris is “clueless.” [Fox 411]
  • Julia Roberts looks beachy keen on the March cover of Allure and says she’d like to have dinner with the Obamas. “The girls can play with my kids.” She also says: “I think it should be against the law to take a picture of a celebrity’s child.” [MSNBC Scoop]
  • More from Julia in Allure, talking about her kids: “I will never be bored again… [I have] little time theives running around [the] house.” And her life: “I’m the luckiest girl in town, I really am.” Yawn! [People]
  • Halle Berry will star in a flick called Who Is Doris Payne, about an international jewel thief whose career spanned five decades. Rejoice: Neither a hooker, a victim nor a doormat! [Variety]
  • Drew Barrymore has a crush on Christian Bale. Back of the line, dear. [Mirror]
  • Slumdog Millionaire‘s Freida Pinto wants a meaty, “ugly” role: “I don’t want to be known as just a pretty face. I loved Charlize Theron in Monster. I want to play parts that are challenging and inspiring.” Good luck! [Mirror]
  • Peaches Geldof made the paper for wearing fishnet thigh-highs with garters. Slow news day? [The Sun]
  • Wowza, check out Emily Blunt in this tribute to Blue Velvet. Lynchy! [BlackBook]
  • Anne Hathaway, Anne Archer, Charlize Theron, Kerry Washington, Camryn Manheim, Jessica Alba, Maria Bello, Rosario Dawson and others were on hand for V-Day, a global movement to end violence against women, hosted by feminist playwright Eve Ensler and Glamour. [WWD]
  • Grace Jones arrived so late for the African Fashion Collection bash the other night, the party was already over. [Page Six]
  • Becki Newton, Ugly Betty‘s Amanda, swears the show is not cancelled: “We don’t know what’s going to be happening with the time slot, but we’re well into season three, and we just got picked up for season four. There was panic for no reason.” [Gatecrasher]
  • Jackie Chan is starring in a new flick so violent that it’s not being released in mainland China. Of course, that makes us want to see it. Okay, just saw a trailer and it looks epic. [AP]
  • There’s ultra-violence in Quentin Tarantino‘s new film, Inglourious Basterds; Nazis get scalped, hit by bats and machine-gunned down. [Page Six]
  • PR queen Kelly Cutrone (seen on The Hills and The City) is friends with Eliot Spitzer’s ex-hooker, Ashley Dupre. Cutrone says: “I met Ashley through friends in the music industry, I liked her and decided I would be nice to her. I will continue to be nice to her.” [Page Six]
  • Steven Van Zandt of The Sopranos and the E street band has a radio show, Little Steven’s Underground Garage. [Guardian]
  • Amy Fisher is a stripper now. “I am going to take this road until my fans tell me, ‘Dear, please put your clothes back on. You’re too old.'” [Page Six]
  • Blind item! “Which crazy comic tells everyone about his, ummm, taste for booty whenever he’s trashed? Talk about TMI!” [Gatecrasher]
  • “A lot of people are scared of him, not just because of his position, but because of his temper. I don’t think he ever had the time for ‘la dolce vita.’ I showed him how.” —Carla Bruni on husband Nicolas Sarkozy. [Daily Mail]
  • “Do I look like I care? I really don’t think about [Joop or what he said]. What am I supposed to say? It’s his opinion. What do you think?” — Heidi Klum, on being called “too heavy” to be a runway model. [Gatecrasher]
  • “The character is learning lessons about consumption and debt like the rest of us right now. It feels fairly topical. Obviously the movie was conceived during a different economic period but she learns her lesson. It is a redemption story.” — Isla Fisher, defending the timing of her Shopaholic picture. [Mirror]
  • “She was the greatest show on earth last year. She was going through her issues in public… It was great to watch her spin out of control because it makes the average person feel better.” — 50 Cent on Britney Spears, who helped inspire his album Before I Self Destruct. [MSNBC, Mirror]
  • “I’m a sentimental person who’s trying very hard to be a tough cynical person. This show has been more than a job for me; I met my wife on a remote, and we have two kids. I got my dog through this show. This has been a huge central part of my life. I’m quite good at denial, so I’ve been keeping it at bay. There’s not time to dwell. (But) when we’re doing the last show, it’ll hit me. I’ll probably cry like a baby.” — Conan O’Brien on leaving Late Night for Tonight. [USA Today]
  • “That was the least of our problems. I was always really proud of her success. I’m not a competitive person, and I have no aspirations to be a giant in this industry. I like making movies, but I never had designs on making $25 million a picture.” — Ryan Phillippe, denying that he was ever jealous of wife Reese Witherspoon’s success. [Contact Music]
  • “I can’t say that I’m still pole dancing. It’s hard! I understand the hazards of the exotic dancer in a way I never imagined.” — Marisa Tomei, on the skills she learned for The Wrestler. [Mirror]
  • “I had to run and scream while wearing it! But it helps your posture, and certainly makes your boobs look fantastic. My internal organs now loathe me, however, so it might be good to do something in jeans and T-shirts. After all, I don’t want to be typecast as the ‘English rose’ -that’s boring, isn’t it?” — Emily Blunt on wearing a corset in Wolf Man. [BlackBook]
  • “Chris Brown’s lies and excuses make me want to beat the crap out of him… He uses the language of the perpetrator just like every sleazy bastard who ever smacked his wife, kid, mother or girlfriend around uses. You dirty bastard, I hope you go to prison for ten years. IT’S YOUR FAULT, ASSHOLE! As for all the mealy mouthed Hollywood and music scene chicks that can’t bring themselves to condemn a misogynistic bully, let me say this: Your time as whores for propaganda is ending, bitches.” — Roseanne Barr. [ONTD]
  • “I’ve been at war, without a doubt. I’ve really experienced the judgment of women in the past year. We say we want to be equal, but men don’t sit around bitching at each other. There’s no sisterhood.” — Sienna Miller. [Mirror]
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