Heiress Casey Johnson Dies At 30, Vince Vaughn Marries, And Someone Claims To Have A Tiger Woods Sex Tape

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  • Casey Johnson the Johnson & Johnson heiress and recent fiancee of Tila Tequila, was found dead in her Los Angeles home by her maid yesterday morning. Johnson had reportedly been dead for several days. [TMZ]
  • Johnson leaves behind an adopted daughter, Ava, who has been living with Johnson’s mother, Sale, for the past month or so. Her parents had recently cut her off financially, as she allegedly refused to get proper treatment for drug and alcohol abuse, according to a source. [NYPost]
  • Meanwhile, Tila Tequila has been on a Twitter rampage of sorts, first posting about Johnson’s death, then asking for privacy, then posting that she’d heard Johnson was in a coma (this turned out to be false), and then asking for privacy once again, and then posting that she’d been having “haunting visions” of Johnson. [TilaTequila]
  • Tequila tells TMZ that the last time she spoke to Johnson was on December 29; after that, Johnson’s phone had been shut off, and she was not able to reach her. [TMZ]
  • Though the LAPD says there’s no evidence of foul play, a death investigation has been opened and the autopsy could take place today. [RadarOnline]
  • “I am devastated to hear this news. I’ve known Casey since I was a baby. She had a big heart and she was a good friend. I feel so sad, I don’t want to believe it. My condolences go out to her family and loved ones.”-Paris Hilton [ONTD]
  • Vince Vaughn married his girlfriend, Kara Weber, in Malibu on Saturday, which means the “Lonely Jen!” tabloid spin should come any day now. [People]
  • Sandra Bullock is set to present Betty White with her Screen Actors Guild Lifetime Achievement Award, which surely won’t be as exciting as the time Rose won—then lost—then won St. Olaf’s Woman of the Year. [People]
  • Bullock’s The Blind Side just became the first film driven by a female star to break $200 million at the box office in the U.S. [TheWrap]
  • Rihanna is maybe possibly getting serious with baseball player Matt Kemp. [TheSun]
  • NBC has reportedly just ordered a comedy pilot starring Adam Corolla. [EW]
  • In order to promote his new film, Youth In Revolt, Michael Cera spent the day with the cast of Jersey Shore and received a Pauly-D approved makeover, which you can view here. [People]
  • Joan Rivers was none too pleased after an official gave her seat away on a flight from Costa Rica to New York because Rivers’ passport reads “Joan Rosenberg aka Joan Rivers,” due to Rivers taking her late husband’s last name. “If I was going to have a fake passport, I would never pick the name Rosenberg,” she says. [PageSix]
  • Steven Hirsch of Vivid Entertainment says a woman came to his company shopping a sex tape shot two years ago that she says features Tiger Woods. The company has not confirmed the identity of anyone in the film just yet. [TMZ]
  • Dr, Michael Kamrava, the OB-GYN who treated Nadya Suleman has been “accused of gross negligence” and may lose his license. [USWeekly]
  • Beyonce spent an hour of her New Year’s Eve singing at a party thrown by Moammar Khadafy’s son, Hannibal, who, PageSix points out, “has a long record of violence against women.” [PageSix]
  • Former NBA player Jayson Williams was taken to the hospital this morning after his car struck a tree; the NYPD says drinking may have been involved. [NYDN]
  • In my favorite news of the day, Val Kilmer sent around a picture of himself with his recent co-star, 50 Cent on his 50th birthday, telling his friends, “I’m 50 today with 50!” [NYDN]
  • Russell Brand‘s relationship advice: “It’s quite simple really. You just have to be all kind and lovely and never promise things you can’t deliver. That’s what I do and girls really seem to dig it.” [ShowbizSpy]
  • JBoog from B2K was arrested on domestic violence charges yesterday. [TMZ]
  • Christina Aguilera‘s new cd, Bionic, is set to drop this spring, and the lead-off single is supposed to be a “”poppy, hip-hop-inflected throwback to Madonna’s Vogue.” [ONTD]
  • “Let’s just say I believe in healthy love. If I fall in love with a woman, that’s awesome. If I fall in love with a man, that’s awesome. As long as you fall in love…it’s like organic food. I only eat healthy food, and I only want healthy love!”-Jillian Michaels of The Biggest Loser [JustJared]
  • Angelina Jolie‘s first three children—Maddox, Shiloh, and Zahara, were all left $100,000 by Angelina’s mother, Marcheline Bertrand. The other three Jolie-Pitt children were born after Bertrand’s will was last updated. [TMZ]
  • Dania Ramirez and Queen Latifah are teaming up with CoverGirl for the “Makeup for Clean Water” campaign, which will help deliver clean water to people in need. [People]
  • After critics pointed out anachronisms in her new film, The Young Victoria, Emily Blunt offered this advice: “Watch the History Channel if you want it literal and historically perfect.” [LATimes]
  • Nicole Richie is set to be a guest judge on the next season of Project Runway; you can watch a clip here. [E!]
  • When asked if she thought pop was having a “feminist moment,” Tori Amos replied: “Ha! Yes – it’s great that there are lots of female artists around right now, but ask me again 10 years down the line. There is a phenomenal amount of pressure on women in this industry: they are considered vintage by the time they hit their mid-30s. Meanwhile, the men considered the world’s most beautiful creatures are hitting 50 – Johnny Depp and Brad Pitt are both 46.” [Guardian]
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