Chris And Rihanna's Date In Court; Lohans Add Another Mug Shot To Family Album

  • Rihanna will be subpoenaed to testify at a preliminary hearing on June 22 to determine if there is enough evidence to prosecute Chris Brown for assault, and her lawyer says she’ll be there. Also required to attend: Chris Brown.

Brown wasn’t in court today when Superior Court Judge Patricia Schnegg ruled that his lawyer, Mark Geragos, could not have police and investigative records related to the case and the leaking of a photo of a beaten Rihanna. Geragos wants to search the files for police bias or misconduct, but Schnegg called his motion a “fishing expedition” and pointed out that police arrested Brown before the photo was leaked. She added that she wasn’t going to give Brown special treatment because he’s famous. [AP]

  • There’s a video on YouTube in which the photographer who is suing Chris Brown for assault tells the paparazzi right after the incident, “Chris is a good guy … it’s no big deal.” He then says he’s responsible for his broken leg and gives Brown’s bodyguards credit for doing their job. [TMZ]
  • Michael Lohan plead not guilty yesterday to aggravated harassment on charges that he threatened to kill himself and his fiance when she tried to break up with him. TMZ points out that both Michael and his daughter Lindsay take great mug shots. [TMZ]
  • Kate Gosselin‘s third ghost-written book, Love Is in the Mix: Making Meals Into Memories will be released in November. It’s a cook book that also features, “meaningful mealtime blessings, how to begin eating organically, how to feed a large family on a budget.” [E!]
  • Incredibly, Kate Gosselin has already been accused of plagiarism. Her recipe for Monkey Munch, which she mentioned on her TLC show, is the same as the one on the Chex website. [Us]
  • A Daily Mail reporter watched a preview clip of Daphne Barak‘s film Saving Amy, the Amy Winehouse documentary she hopes to release in theaters later this year. In the film Amy’s parents, Mitch and Janis Winehouse, disagree over how to help their daughter get clean. Janis says: “It has to be Amy who says, ‘This is the problem I have.’ But she has not said to me, ‘This is my problem, can you help me?’ She feels trapped. Her body is trapping her. The drugs are trapping her.” Mitch counters, “‘It’s not all doom and gloom. She has instigated a drug replacement programme and she has put on 20lbs in weight since those horrible days. Her drug consumption has greatly reduced.” [The Daily Mail]
  • Gwyneth Paltrow‘s latest Goop newsletter advises readers on how to handle a partner’s struggle with addiction. She writes: “Have you ever loved somebody who drinks until their usually charming personality is usurped by a monster? Or discovered that someone you adore is throwing up after every meal?How do we become enslaved by addiction? What is addiction?” [The Daily Express]
  • Olympic gymnast and Dancing With the Stars champion and Shawn Johnson will appear on the Scripps National Spelling Bee tonight on ABC. Her former junior high school teacher, Mary Brooks, is the Bee’s head judge, and Dancing judge Tom Bergeron will host the broadcast of the bee. She is expected to join Bergeron at some point and will be the keynote speaker at an awards banquet for the spellers on Friday. [UPI]
  • American Express is suing Courtney Love because they claim she owes more than $350,000 in credit card debt. Love’s lawyer says, “AmEx knows the claim has no merit. We have told them this for a long time. AmEx’s law policies allowed fraudulent transactions to be charged to my client’s card.” [TMZ]
  • To make her concerts more affordable Beyonce set aside 2,000 seats for each of her North American shows that will be sold for $20. The specially-priced tickets go on sale tomorrow. [PR Newswire]
  • Candy Spelling took her feud with daughter Tori Spelling to a whole new level, accusing Tori of killing her dad. In a radio interview Candy said: “My daughter one day decided that she wasn’t speaking to my husband, myself and my son, and that’s how it’s continued for the last, oh gosh, four or five years… And it was sad, that’s what killed my husband, actually. He just didn’t want to live after that. He [had] just done everything he could possibly do for his daughter, and she wanted no part of him once he couldn’t do anything for her.” [E!]
  • Tuesday’s season-four premiere of Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood had 424,000 female viewers between the ages of 18 and 49, making it Oxygen’s most watched premiere in that demographic ever. [Media Week]
  • When the paparazzi asked Tom Brady if wife Gisele Bundchen is pregnant he said no, adding, “One is enough.” [TMZ]
  • The late Bob Hope is being honored on a new 44 cent stamp. “I think that he would be thrilled, absolutely honored and love the thought of it,” his daughter Linda Hope said. “It would also be an opportunity for him to get in a few jokes about the rise in the cost of postage.” [Yahoo]
  • Christina Applegate is trying to save Samantha Who? via Twitter. Her goal is to get one million followers for the “Save Samantha” trending topic. She Tweets: “I am getting a ton of grief for my shameless plugging. Silly. I say why the heck not. I have time on my hands now.” [TV Guide Magazine]
  • Tina Fey and Robert Downey Jr. are starring in the movie Oobermind together. But before your head explodes, read on: it’s a Dreamworks project, and they will only be voicing animated characters. [N.Y. Magazine]
  • Here’s a preview of the first episode of What Not to Wear to feature a celebrity. Mayim Bialik of Blossom will get a makeover. [Entertainment Weekly]
  • For the record, Shanna Moakler is still mad at Carrie Prejean. She Tweeted: “Miss California USA pageant, just lost another sponsor.. way to go carrie! paving the way for the other titleholders after your shitty reign.” [E!]
  • Tom Sizemore was arrested for having a $25,000 outstanding narcotics warrant. [TMZ]
  • Father Louis Campbell, who formerly ran Mel Gibson‘s church, said the Traditionalist Catholic church would probably not approve of his divorce, or let him marry his pregnant girlfriend, Oksana Grigorieva. Campbell said the Roman Catholic church hands out annulments too freely. “The rules have become so loose,” Father Campbell said, “almost everyone [who applies] gets one.” He thinks that Gibson would only be able to get an annulment from the more conservative Traditionalist Catholics if he could prove that one spouse was already married, or was coerced into the marriage. As for marrying Oksana in a Traditionalist Catholic church, that’s a no too. [Radar Online]
  • Kevin Jonas says the Jonas Brothers, “try to live as normal a life as we possibly can – we go out, we hang out, we shop, we go see movies, we hang out with friends.” He added, “I think there’s not many downsides [to fame] other than not much time to yourself possibly and people always prying into your personal life – other than that it’s really amazing.” [The Mirror]
  • “I’m not somebody who is going to declare either way if I’m absolutely going to or I’m absolutely not going to have children. I have no idea. I’m still young… I have an unbelievable life. In some ways, I have the life that I have because I don’t have children.” – Cameron Diaz [E!]
  • Cameron Diaz adds, “I don’t declare myself as one of the most beautiful women in Hollywood. That’s other people’s label. I don’t think that self-deprecation is healthy for people. I think you should have a healthy relationship with yourself. And so we all have our ‘up’ days and we all have our ‘down’ days. But I’m not going to walk through this world hating myself because somebody else doesn’t think I’m pretty. All I can do is know how I feel about myself.” [Parade]
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