January Wrecks Car; Heigl Asks W.W.S.B.D? (Updated)

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  • Mad Men star January Jones allegedly crashed her Range Rover into three parked cars and then left the scene.

A witness says that January “fled on foot” after saying, “I can’t deal with this commotion.” How very…Betty. [TMZ]

  • UPDATE: January Jones‘ crash appears to be paparazzi-related. [TMZ]
  • Angelina Jolie will play Cleopatra. [The Wrap]
  • “Whenever I’m about to do or say something,” Katherine Heigl said recently, “I first think W.W.S.B.D., which stands for What Would Sandra Bullock Do?” 
Katherine continues: “I don’t know her personally, but from what I’ve seen of her and what I’ve read about her, she seems to be one of the most well-spoken, gracious, charming and funny women in Hollywood. If I could get there, I would like to be just like her.” The star of a movie called All About Steve? [ONTD]
  • Gwyneth Paltrow was seen having diner with Cameron Diaz — and then with Kate Hudson, just a few days later. This column asks if she is “negotiating peace” between A-Rod’s ex and current squeeze. [Page Six]
  • “If I’m ever seen out dancing at a club having fun, I don’t want people to immediately go, ‘Oh, she’s on drugs, she’s drunk,” says Miley Cyrus. Is this even a rumor? No one I know has ever thought Miley was drunk or high. [Us Magazine]
  • Betty White: Gonna be on The View on Monday! [UPI]
  • Justin Bieber‘s parents had a terrible custody battle over Justin when The Beebz was younger. His mother was 17 when she got pregnant — and his father, Jeremy Bieber, was 19. Jeremy was arrested on several occasions and was thrown in jail for a range of charges including assault causing bodily harm and breach of probation. Peeps have dug up Jeremy’s old website, where you can see him wearing a purple fur hat — and see Justin wearing a Jester hat. [ONTD]
  • Ashton Kutcher has given stepdaughter Rumer Willis $1 million do she could buy her first house. She’s 21, btw. [ONTD]
  • Jennifer Garner and Nick Nolte are in talks to join the remake of Arthur, starring Russell Brand. Garner would play the heiress Arthur would prefer not to marry; Greta Gerwig has the Liza Minnelli role. [Reuters]
  • Lindsay Lohan‘s assistant quit — and wanted to, “for months” — but was “nervous” because Lindsay can be really bossy and mean, and her moods go up and down. [Radar Online]
  • According to an unnamed source, it “bugs” Madonna that people are calling Lady Gaga the new Madonna. “Madonna thinks she is unique and there cannot be a younger version of something that is unique.” [Sun Times]
  • Kevin Costner testified about his oil-spill clean up machine before Congress yesterday, saying: “I’m the only one here who doesn’t have a ‘Dr.’ in front of his name… It may seem an unlikely scenario that I am the one delivering this technology at this moment in time. But from where I’m sitting, it is equally inconceivable that these machines are not already in place.” Costner said that for years, the feds had no interest in the centrifuge technology he purchased the patent to. [NY Post]
  • Black Eyed Pea Fergie flirted with Nelson Mandela. [AP]
  • Conan O’Brien plans to release a vinyl record, which is genius. Highly collectible! [THR Buzz]
  • RHONJ‘s Teresa Guidice — who is bankrupt — has made a lucrative deal with In Touch magazine. Expect to see her in next week’s Midweek Madness, talking about her workout and her body. [NY Post]
  • Dina Manzo: Leaving RHONJ. [NY Post]
  • More evidence RHONJ‘s Danielle Staub released her own sex tape: “Danielle Staub has been in frequent contact with the executives of the distributor, Hustler,” says a Hustler Inc. spokesperson. [Radar Onine]
  • American Idol reject Ian Bernardo — who interrupted Dane Cook on stage during the Idol finale — claims that Dane called him a faggot after the show went to commercial. [Radar Online]
  • You know the fourth Twilight movie will be split into two films, right? This shit is going to be dragged out until 2012. [Reuters]
  • Breaking: Jersey Shore‘s Pauly D thinks his costar Angelina Pivarnick is dirty: “She really keeps her stuff messy.” [Radar Online]
  • Shia LaBeouf will be shooting the Transformers sequel without his usual costar, Megan Fox, and says: “I love Megan and I miss the girl.” [E!]
  • Geri Halliwell was met with boos from the audience when she made her debut as a guest judge on The X Factor yesterday.” [Daily Mail]
  • At the link, True Blood‘s Ryan Kwanten talks about playing Jason Stackhouse, what fans can expect from the new season, and quotes Emerson. Also: There is one nice shirtless pic. Good morning. [PopWrap]
  • Shannon Price filed legal documents requesting to be made the administrator of Gary Coleman‘s estate, on the grounds that she was Gary’s common-law wife. [TMZ]
  • There appears to be a battle over Gary Coleman‘s pension. [ET]
  • In old, never-before-seen video, Gary Coleman says to Shannon Price, “All you care about is the money.” [TMZ]
  • Who will get Gary Coleman‘s famous model train collection? [TMZ]
  • Jesse James has agreed to let his ex-wife see their daughter Sunny in a supervised visit. [Radar Online]
  • OMFG stop the presses! Richard Simmons is GAY?!?! [Perez]
  • Michael Jackson‘s legal team learned after his death that his medical records had been improperly accessed.” [LA Times]
  • At the link, touching quotes from Vanessa Redgrave, who lost her daughter, sister and brother recently. [Daily Express]
  • Vanessa Redgrave also talks about her second “husband,” Franco Nero, with whom she had a commitment ceremony, though they are not legally married: “It was quite clear to us all that what we didn’t want was a marriage which was legal and which has money involved. Stay clear of all that, stay clear of all the money business. Stay clear of being legally married.” [Telegraph]
  • On Monday, a California district court threw out Dr. Dre‘s claims that Death Row’s release of The Chronic Re-Lit — a new version of his iconic album The Chronic — violated his rights of trademark and publicity, since it was released without Dre’s permission. [Reuters]
  • Interested in Thor? Click the link. [JustJared]
  • Anita Baker sang “Star Spangled Banner” before Game 4 of the NBA Finals, and “viewers likened her rendition to a dying cat.” [NYDN]
  • Piers Morgan on CNN? Why? [Page Six]
  • Someone went to a party at Russell Simmons‘ house and partially erased a chalkboard drawing that turned out to be a work by Gary Simmons valued at $100,000. [Gatecrasher]
  • “My dad had the idea, and everybody knows in [our] house that my dad’s a little crazy, okay? He’s very crazy! But you know, when he said this, we were like ‘are you sure?’ and then we were like, ‘all right, we’re going to listen to you because you’re the guy.'” — Jaden Smith says the idea to remake The Karate Kid was dad Will Smith‘s idea. [Reuters]
  • “It’s weird, you know, when you fall in love and have someone that really kind of supports you, you stop really worrying about like, all this makeup you have to wear or what everybody thinks about you ‘cause the person that you love, loves you back.” — Katy Perry. [Access Hollywood]
  • “I love fight scenes, I love stunts — that’s when I’m most comfortable. I want to get in there and do it 100 per cent. I don’t want to use stunt doubles. I want to brawl.” — Megan Fox. [Mirror]
  • “I feel about the most interesting thing about me is that I do these movies. More than that, it’s just complete narcissism. You start giving stuff away, then they’re not going to stop asking. There’s not a satisfied point that you can ever reach, so why start.” — Kristen Stewart will not be blogging or Tweeting any time soon. [Mirror]
  • “The fame makes my life so much easier where it’s most important to me, because I get to do really awesome projects right now. It looks much crazier on the outside than it is.” — Kristen Stewart. [Mirror]
  • “In the past, I’ve been reluctant to share any bits of truth about myself or to really let people in on my reality. So I have said some things to throw people off the scent of what’s really going on in my life. So I have sort of aided the media in printing these misconceptions, which I regret.” — Megan Fox, who looks flawless on the new cover of Interview. [NYDN]
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