"Bombshell" McGee Hints At An Affair With Tiger Woods; Joaquin Phoenix's Rap Career Continues To Confuse Everyone

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  • During a radio interview with Philadelphia’s 106.1 FM, Michelle “Bombshell” McGee hinted that she may have had a fling with Tiger Woods:

According to TMZ, when McGee was asked if she’d ever “mess” with Tiger, she replied, “”How do you know I haven’t? I’m not confirming or denying … I’m surprised no one’s picked up on that yet.” [TMZ]

  • The Casey Affleck-directed documentary about Joaquin Phoenix’s so-called rap career is ready, and though buyers have seen it, they still can’t tell if the whole thing is an elaborate prank or not: According to the LA Times, the film features “more male frontal nudity than you’d find in some gay porn films and a stomach-turning sequence in which someone feuding with Phoenix defecates on the actor while he’s asleep,” and that “film buyers still aren’t sure of its genuineness.” The film has left buyers confused as to whether they’re watching an Andy Kaufman-esque performance or a really sick documentary, though, as the Times notes, “the buyers did agree on one thing: They’d never seen anything like it.” [LA Times]
  • As part of his promotional stop on Oprah, Robert Pattinson surprised a super-fan family by showing up at their Naperville, IL home. Maria Mele, the mother of the family, says that Pattinson was “so nice. Funny. And so tall! He was beautifully flawless and a great sport.” [People]
  • A police shootout took place at the home of Malcolm David Kelley, who is perhaps best known as “Walt” on Lost (or, if you watch the show, “Waaaaaaaaalt! My sooon!”). The shootout occurred as police were trying to stop someone from breaking into Kelley’s home. Says Kelley’s rep: “Malcolm and his family are incredibly grateful that no one was injured during today’s incident. While it has been a frightening ordeal, the family is working closely with law enforcement on the case and applaud their quick response and efforts.” [TMZ]
  • “I was very sad to hear that she died. I think Lynn was the best of the whole family because she had an honesty about her acting. That is what she went for in the characters she played. She looked for the truth, the honesty, so I think her acting was pure. I hope she finds peace where she is.”-Lynn Redgrave’s ex-husband, John Clark [DailyMail]
  • Roman Polanski is now arguing that an extradition request filed by Los Angeles prosecutors might not be “accurate.” [Yahoo]
  • Karen Elson says that looking at internet comments surrounding a video of one of her performances made her second-guess herself: “”I made the mistake of looking at some of the comments, stuff like, ‘She’s ugly’, ‘She’s anorexic’, ‘She can’t even sing’. I did have a few days of thinking, ‘Should I even do this?'” [TimesOnline]
  • Michael Jackson’s bodyguards are reportedly trying to publish a book that disproves the gay rumors surrounding Jackson’s life. [PageSix]
  • “I’m 25, and for some time I’ve played these characters who are kind of figuring it out, transforming from young girls to young women. I don’t feel like a girl anymore. And I feel like my life and career are on a different path than they had been There’s a lot of road behind me. I feel at this point I really want to do work that is challenging to me.Not to say that I don’t look at my job and realize that I’m ridiculously fortunate, and purely an actor for hire. You never forget that it’s all so vulnerable.”-Scarlett Johansson [DailyMail]
  • Lance Bass, according to the New York Times, “has decided to buy, buy, buy a condo at the Chelsea Mercantile.” [NYTimes]
  • A source claims that Gwyneth Paltrow has turned to Beyonce for advice, as her marriage to Chris Martin has hit a rough patch: “Gwyneth and Beyonce have become really close,” says the source, “They met through their husbands – who are great friends and hit it off immediately. A couple of months back Beyonce sent Gwyneth a text just asking how she was and Gwyneth replied saying she was stressed out and not doing great. Gwyneth trusts Bey and thinks she knows what she’s talking about because she and Jay-Z make their relationship work, despite their super-busy careers.” [ShowbizSpy]
  • A lawyer representing Jon Cryer’s ex-wife claims that Cryer is trying to leave her client “homeless.” [RadarOnline]
  • Amy Winehouse: new nose ring, same old eyeliner. [TheSun]
  • Bethenny Frankel of the Real Housewives of New York has given birth to a baby boy. Congrats! Update: she actually had a girl, named Bryn. [RadarOnline]
  • Sasha Grey is set to play a role in Entourage that is reportedly inspired by Charlie Sheen’s relationship with porn star Ginger Lynn. [DailyExpress]
  • Justin Bieber might change his hairstyle, the world might end, etc. [USWeekly]
  • “Magazines have told me in the past, ‘We don’t want you on the cover. You’re not pretty enough. And that’s okay. I’m unique… and I dig it.”-Pink [ShowbizSpy]
  • Chris Sivertson, who directed the now-notorious Lindsay Lohan film, I Know Who Killed Me, says that Lohan’s issues made filming a nightmare of sorts: “Most days we wouldn’t know what happened (with her). We just found out that day. At some point it became, ‘How can I complete the movie?’ That was my one and only goal – not to have it fall apart.” [DailyExpress]
  • Meanwhile, Lindsay’s father, Michael Lohan isn’t pleased with her latest role: that of porn star Linda Lovelace in an upcoming biopic: “Why? Who makes these decisions? If I was there, it would never happen, believe me. There’s no way to resurrect your career after that. So many people have come to me with offers for Lindsay for great family-style films, general audience kind of releases, but you know … whatever.” [USWeekly]
  • “It toughens you up and makes you more pragmatic, yet at the same time it turns you into a bowl of mush. You see a child in distress or a puppy waiting to cross the street and you just want to weep. Maybe that mix is good for an actor. I guess the great thing is that it increases your ability to switch on and off. The work is no longer the only thing in your life. Other things count – and count more.”-Cate Blanchett, on motherhood and acting. [TimesOnline]
  • “I’ve had my cellulite circled, when Dax and I were in Hawaii. When I saw it I started to sweat, going, ‘Oh, my gosh, someone doesn’t like me’. Then the more I looked at the pic, I thought, ‘I look great!’ I’m sorry for having human legs, made of muscle, skin and fat. Oops. Like I should be apologizing for that! If I had an extra pound on me, forgive me, but I was happy enough with the picture that I was like, ‘I like my body. I have cellulite. Deal with it’. I’m not doing thigh commercials. I’m an actress.”-Kristen Bell [ShowbizSpy]
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