Hume: Tiger Should Ditch Buddha For Christ; Lohan Dating Gosselin's Ex


  • Yesterday on Fox News Sunday Brit Hume was asked about Tiger Woods‘ future. He replied: “He’s said to be a Buddhist. I don’t think that faith offers the kind of forgiveness and redemption that is offered by the Christian faith.”

He continued, “So my message to Tiger would be, ‘Tiger, turn to the Christian faith and you can make a total recovery and be a great example to the world.'” [USA Today]

  • Speaking of Tiger Woods, where is he? Various reports have claimed that he’s holed up in Florida, Arizona, New York, and California, and now sources who spoke to him on Thanksgiving weekend say he was planning to flee to his friend’s estate in Africa and completely disappear from public view. [TMZ]
  • Elin Nordegren was spotted wearing her engagement and wedding rings again over the weekend. [OK]
  • After a skiing vacation in the French Alps, Elin Nordegren is back at home in Windermere, Florida. [Radar Online]
  • Is Rihanna dating L.A. Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp? “Rihanna and Matt are starting to get serious – he even followed her to Dubai for New Years,” says a source. “Rihanna likes him because he’s such a gentleman…and super sexy!” [Hollywood Life]
  • It seems Chris Brown has a new girlfriend. [TMZ]
  • Chris Pine and Olivia Munn are dating, according to someone who saw them at a bar this weekend. “They looked like they were having a lot of fun,” said the onlooker. “They were really playful, and it seemed like they couldn’t stop touching each other.” [People]
  • In yet another sleazy move, Michael Lohan released a shaky video of blonde woman snorting cocaine that he claims is a home video of his ex-fiance Erin Muller. It may be Erin, or just a video of a blonde woman holding a rolled dollar bill to her nose. [Radar Online]
  • Michael Lohan and Kate Major were spotted kissing and walking arm in arm at a Long Island mall. Michael, who bought a diamond ring and a BMW over the weekend, said, “Since Kate secured employment in NY we have been spending a lot of time [together]. After all we have been through together we have become very close friends. The diamond ring in question was a ring I went to get appraised for insurance purposes. The BMW X5 is a second car. As far as the tattoos are concerned, I got mine as a dedication to God, my family and a new beginning. Kate got her as a dedication to her mother.” [Radar Online]
  • Pauly D gave Michael Cera a Jersey Shore makeover and posted the pictures on Facebook. [Perez Hilton]
  • The cast of Celebrity Apprentice 3 includes Rod Blagojevich, Sharon Osbourne, Cyndi Lauper, and Bret Michaels. [EW]
  • Lily Allen bought a $2.08 million home in the English countryside that features five bedrooms, an outdoor heated swimming pool, horse paddocks and a stable yard. [Contact Music]
  • Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony have reportedly purchased a nine bedroom/12 bathroom mansion near the Kardashian’s home. J.Lo could be the Kardashians‘ wacky neighbor! [TMZ]
  • Last night on Keeping Up With the Kardashians Rob Kardashian admitted that Adrienne Bailon broke up with him because he cheated on her. [N.Y. Daily News]
  • Squatters in a building neighboring Woody Allen‘s London home called the police when they saw a man trying to break into his house through the front door. Documentary maker Mark Guard, who is shooting a film about the squatters, said, “He (the alleged burglar) broke off some shoots from a bamboo plant, then he waited until the coast was clear and spent three or four minutes poking the bamboo through the letterbox. By this stage we’d already rung the police. They sealed off the square and searched with dogs for half an hour before they arrested a man.” [Contact Music]
  • When asked if Simon Cowell is leaving American Idol Randy Jackson said, “Who said that? Don’t believe everything you read or hear dawg, that’s all I can tell ya.” [TMZ]
  • A song Michael Jackson recorded with Lenny Kravitz called “Another Day” leaked this weekend and now Sony executives and lawyers for MJ’s estate are trying to have it pulled off the internet. [TMZ]
  • Dr. Conrad Murray was in court today because the judge wanted to make sure he’s keeping up on his child support payments. He had paid for the last two months and gave the mother of his child $1,0003 in court for January. [TMZ]
  • Tom Arnold convinced his friend Jason Davis to check himself into drug rehab. Jason’s mom says, “My son Alexander and Tom Arnold went to help my son Jason, who is an addict, to help save his life.” [Radar Online]
  • Elizabeth Kennedy, the ex-girlfriend Barry Williams says threatened to kill him, denies his claim and says he’s just upset because she’s filing a palimony suit against him. [TMZ]
  • Joan Rivers was stopped by airport security in Costa Rica because her passport says “Joan Rosenberg AKA Joan Rivers.” She tried to explain that her late husband’s name was Ed Rosenberg, but her seat was given away and she was forced to stay in a hotel overnight while authorities investigated the name. [TMZ]
  • David Arquette and Ben Harper are closing their Venice, California store Propr Clothing. Arquette’s rep says they plan to “focus on other aspects of building our brand and look forward to opening stores on the East Coast.” [Radar Online]
  • David Beckham was in talks to do a guest appearance on The Simpsons, but the show’s executive producer Al Jean says, “I had to phone David Beckham to tell him sorry. I didn’t think he was a big enough star for an American audience. I get a lot of grief about that. Some people got angry about it and told me, ‘I bet you would have put (former professional soccer star) George Best on!’ But I would have turned him down too.” [Contact Music]
  • Melanie Chisholm of The Spice Girls says, “I still can’t always get a table in restaurants. Although I do have a trick up my sleeve. I always say Victoria [Beckham] is coming when I book. There’s always a table free then.” [Contact Music]
  • Sorry, ladies: Gerard Butler‘s 300 six pack is no more. [TMZ]
  • Charlie Sheen returned to the set of Two and a Half Men today. [People]
  • Brooke Mueller‘s brother Scott says he’s “concerned” about his sister after Charlie Sheen reportedly held a knife to her throat. “Obviously, like any brother would be I’m concerned about what happened to my sister,” he said. “I really care about her and I hope that everybody ends up happy and I’ll do what I can as a brother to support them.” [Radar Online]
  • Rachel Zoe says that after watching the first season of her TV show, “I’m like, ‘Damn, I wear too much makeup!’ Good God, does no one tell me I look like a transvestite every day!?” [Perez Hilton]
  • Amy Adams says she almost asked her fiance Darren Legallo to marry her years ago. “The first year we were together I wanted to ask him (to marry me) because I was so in love with him. And then the second year I wanted to ask him when he hadn’t proposed to me,” she says. “I knew it was important to him to ask me, so in the end that’s what was important to me. But I think in a relationship… if that works, the woman should do it (ask).” [Contact Music]
  • “I don’t take the subway in New York because you become a target for photo opportunities, but I can get round on the London underground and the buses, much to my satisfaction. I love it. Everyone leaves me alone.” — Kim Cattrall [Contact Music]
  • Kim Cattrall says no one wants to believe it, but she and Sarah Jessica Parker actually like each other. “They have too much invested in the idea of two strong, successful women fighting with each other,” says Cattrall. “It makes for juicy gossip and copy. The truth of us being friends and getting along and happily doing our jobs together is nowhere near as newsworthy. I think Sarah is fantastic. She is a born leader and she guides the crew and the cast in such a strong and gentle way. She and I are sick of this. It’s exhausting talking about it, and a real bore. Next?” [Contact Music]
  • Andrea Plunket, who holds the U.S. copyright to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle‘s works, is so unhappy with Robert Downey Jr. saying in an interview that Sherlock Holmes could be considered a “butch homosexual” that she may pull the plug on Sherlock Holmes 2. “I hope this is just an example of Mr. Downey’s black sense of humour. It would be drastic, but I would withdraw permission for more films to be made if they feel that is a theme they wish to bring out in the future,” she said. “I am not hostile to homosexuals, but I am to anyone who is not true to the spirit of the books.” [Contact Music]
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