Kate Winslet Has A New Man; Kings Of Leon Attacked By Pigeon Poop; Lindsay Taunted By Fellow Inmates

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  • Kate Winslet has reportedly been spending time with model Louis Dowler. According to a source: “They’ve been on lots of dates and get on really well. It’s early days for them but they enjoy each other’s company.” [NewsOfTheWorld]
  • An argument broke out in a convention hall at Comic Con yesterday, leading one man to stab another near the eye with a pen. The victim was sent to the hospital; the attacker has been arrested. [CNN]
  • Shortly after the incident occurred, Harrison Ford made his first appearance at ComicCon, showing up on stage in handcuffs, escorted by security. He received a standing ovation from the crowd and replied, “I just wanted to make a living as an actor. I didn’t know about this.” [ContactMusic]
  • Enrique Iglesias says he plans to follow through on his promise to water ski naked, now that Spain has won the World Cup, though “the only thing I’m worried about is if you fall at night, there’s sharks in the water.” [People]
  • According to a relative of an inmate housed at the same facility as Lindsay Lohan, prisoners in Lohan’s unit are already tired of her presence, due to the fact that the entire unit has to go into lockdown whenever she needs anything: “All the inmates are sick of Lindsay. It’s almost like Lindsay Lohan’s here, but she’s not. Like if she even moves, they put the whole facility on lockdown. It happens all the time. For example, just yesterday [Friday], Lindsay had to go to the mini-clinic, and the whole place was on lockdown again.” [People]
  • Which might explain why inmates reportedly started teasing her: “Some of the inmates in our ward, some of the tougher ones, were yelling ‘fire crotch’ at her,” says one recently released prisoner, “They just started chanting it at her. Lindsay didn’t say nothing. She was crying though.” [NYDN]
  • “Look, let’s be honest, the most important factor for any artist to break is their FQ Factor — [bleep]-ability Quotient.”-Kelly Cutrone, on how to make it in the music industry. [PageSix]
  • Britney Spears spent some time with her boyfriend’s parents yesterday. [RadarOnline]
  • Kings of Leon actually had to stop playing a gig in St. Louis after they kept being pooped on by pigeons, who lived in the theater’s rafters: “‘Jared was hit several times during the first two songs,” says the band’s manager, “On the third song, when he was hit in the cheek and some of it landed near his mouth, they couldn’t deal any longer. It’s not only disgusting, it’s a toxic health hazard. They really tried to hang in there.” [DailyMail]
  • Mischa Barton says she’s doing well: “I’m being healthy and working hard. I have had lots of offers coming in and as well as reading through scripts, I’m also designing my own range of bags. I love England and I’ve been desperate to get here to see my friends and my boyfriend, but it’s been hard with the stuff going on in the States. I’m avoiding drinking, which is a shame as there’s nothing better than a glass of delicious English Pimm’s.” [ContactMusic]
  • Paris Hilton and her ex, Doug Reinhardt showed up at the same club in Saint Tropez last night, which just sounds like an awkward scene from a very fancy 90s teen film or something. [DailyMail]
  • Madonna is planning a huge fundraiser to benefit her Raising Malawi Foundation. According to a source: “Plans are in place to make this the biggest fundraiser the world has ever seen. Madonna is throwing everything into it. She knows the bigger the event the more money will be raised.” [ContactMusic]
  • Raven Isis, the ex-girlfriend of Amy Winehouse’s current beau, Reg Traviss, says that Traviss is using Winehouse: “He’s not the Mr Nice Guy Amy and her family think he is. In fact, he’s calculating and knows exactly that her fame will raise his own profile.” [NewsoftheWorld]
  • “Just don’t Google yourself; it’s evil. It’s mean. You just don’t read the internet because someone is always going to say something about what you’re doing or how you’re looking that day or whatever. Just be comfortable in your own skin and about what you’re doing.”-Taylor Momsen [ContactMusic]
  • “I would close down all those teenage magazines that encourage young girls to diet. Who says that to be pretty you have to be thin? Some people look better thin and some don’t. There is almost a standard being created where only thin is acceptable. The influence of those magazines on girls as young as 13 is horrific.”-Penelope Cruz [DailyMail]
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