Lindsay Accuses BFF Of Fashion Theft; Taylor Lautner's Abs Make Bank

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  • Leggings! Drama! Lindsay Lohan and her BFF, a shaggy-haired dude named Patrick “Pootie” Aufdenkamp, had a falling out while on vacay in St. Barts.

Apparently Patrick was at meetings for LL’s 6126 fashion line. Now he has a line of his own, leading LL to believe that he stole ideas. Patrick has Tweeted: “Everyone will know the truth soon enough. And I mean Everything…!” Ominous! He also says: “I’m way too creative of an individual to need to steal anything design-related from that girl. She knows how much my new line means to me and has seen first hand all the HARD and HONEST work I have put into bringing it to life. The fact that she is trying to take that away from me with a guilt free conscious and can still sleep at night, is in essence, (for those of you who may not already know) exactly what kind of person she is right now.” [PopDirt, Perez]

  • Jason Segel is seeing a “prominent upper East Side socialite,” and uses the name of his character in I Love You Man, Sydney Fife, when he checks in to the hotel. [Gatecrasher]
  • Robert Pattinson chipped a tooth while flossing? Really? [Mirror]
  • Casey Johnson had financial problems when she died; she was being sued by Porsche for failing to make payments and owed her nanny service money. [TMZ]
  • A private funeral for Casey Johnson will take place later this week on the East Coast, according to her family; no word on whether Tila Tequila will be invited. [CNN]
  • Boo: Were Taylor Swift and Taylor Lautner only dating because it was “convenient”? [E!]
  • By the by, Taylor Lautner is Hollywood’s highest paid teenage actor, and Nikki Finke claims he is “being paid per ab.” [Deadline Hollywood]
  • Pete Wentz is really into his wife and baby. [Page Six]
  • Shocker: The Gosselin kids are having a rough time coping. [MSNBC Scoop]
  • Sam Mendes, who directed films like American Beauty, Jarhead and Revolutionary Road, is in talks to direct the next Bond flick. Upgrade? [LA Times]
  • Tiger Woods is in New York, staying at the Trump Hotel on Central Park West. Apparently he only leaves his room to go to the hotel bar. [E!]
  • Nick Cannon says he and Mariah Carey are “two silly lovebirds” and are living out a romantic comedy. Why aren’t we laughing? [People]
  • Sharon Stone will guest star in four episodes of Law & Order: SVU, but there’s no word on whether she will cross and then uncross her legs. [Reuters]
  • Bob Barker donated five million dollars to the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, which, in turn, named its new 1,200-ton anti-whaling ship The Bob Barker. The ship has already had a confrontation with Japanese whaling vessels. [AP]
  • A lady named Shellie Doreen Smith claims she was married to Michael Jackson in the 1970s, and that the ceremony took place in a hotel in New York, and the only witnesses were hotel employees. And naturally, she wants some cash from his estate. Yeah… no. [TMZ]
  • It’s not weird that Vince Vaughn will star in an untitled movie exploring infidelity, but it’s kind of weird that Ron Howard will direct. [Reuters]
  • A stage adaptation of Green Day‘s American Idiot is ready to hit Broadway; the show opens in April. [USA Today]
  • Will Jay Leno‘s next job be at McDonald’s? [NY Mag]
  • Jason Alexander, the new Jenny Craig spokesperson, would like to lose between 30 and 40 lbs, but will not pose in a bikini for People: “That’s where I draw my feminine line.” George Costanza would at least consider it! [Page Six]
  • Timbaland‘s new album features Justin Timberlake, Nelly Furtado, Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus, Drake, and more. [USA Today]
  • Destiny’s Child alum Michelle Williams will star in Chicago on Broadway, taking over after Ashlee Simpson-Wentz. [People]
  • Yoko Ono is going to write a memoir? This could be EPIC. [Bang Showbiz]
  • Here’s an interesting record: Avatar was illegally downloaded 500,000 times in its first two days of release and 980,000 times in its first week. [NY Times]
  • “Hollywood hardman Sylvester Stallone has said the fight scenes in his new movie were so realistic that he broke his neck during filming.” [Mirror]
  • Love That Girl, a new cable show executive produced by Martin Lawrence, is a “sexy comedy” about a young divorcée who works for her father and lives with her unemployed brother. [Reuters]
  • In a Floyd Mayweather vs. Rick Ross confrontation, Diddy saved the day. [TMZ]
  • Spider-Man 4: Delayed. [The Hollywood Reporter]
  • Owen Wilson will star in Hall Pass, a Farrelly Brothers comedy about a married couple “going through the motions.” The wife gives the husband a “hall pass,” aka a chance to have “extramarital encounters,” and, um, hijinks ensue. SNL‘s Jason Sudeikis plays the best friend. [Reuters, NY Mag]
  • Twihard alert: A pdf of the script of Eclipse, the third Twilight flick, is floating around online. [Deadline Hollywood]
  • Blind items! “Which etiquette expert needs to teach her own kids some manners? Her 13-year-old son crashed the bar mitzvah of his prep school classmate — in jeans and a T-shirt, no less — and rented a room at the hotel where the event was held for an unsupervised after-party… Which high-profile socialite has given her number to too many people? When the phone rings with a ‘private number,’ she screens her calls by answering with a fake Spanish accent.” [Page Six]
  • “As you know and have heard, the song — or part of the song — leaked, not by me because mine has been locked up in a vault since we recorded it. The DJ who’s speaking over the track — I don’t who that person is, I don’t know how they obtained, I don’t know what their purpose is but that person has nothing to do with the track. The song was recorded by Michael and myself, I produced it for him, I wrote the song and I played all the instruments on the track. It was one of the most amazing musical experiences that I’ve ever had. It was done by two people who had respect for each other and who love music, that was it. I’d like to see this thing get straightened out as soon as possible, because I’d like for you the fans, people who love Michael, to be able to hear the song in its entirety the way it was meant to be — the way Michael and I had intended it to be.” — Lenny Kravitz, on the Michael Jackson track which has been leaked online. [Mirror]
  • “My wife’s very long suffering… I don’t let her see too many of the [episodes]. I think it’s just gonna rock the boat, so I tend to just come home and then I’m back into family life. My kids come running out and want me to go and catch worms and ants.” — Bear Grylls. [ET]
  • “[It] is just about the future — my son in my life, motivating me to want to play and have fun. [I experimented in ways] that maybe I’ve been afraid to do in the past, to allow myself to go to a place of ‘less singing.’ I’m more vulnerable and more strong at the same time.” — Christina Aguilera, on her new album. [Us Magazine via Marie Claire]
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