Lindsay Skips Deposition; Mel Gibson Breaks Up With Galpal; Larry King Accused Of Sleeping With Wife's Sister

  • Lindsay Lohan had a deposition scheduled today for her lawsuit over allegedly hijacking an SUV with three men and a bag of cocaine inside. Linds showed up an hour and a half late, then left without exiting her car.
  • Lawyers planned to question Lindsay all day about the 2007 incident, but she said she was kind of busy and could only give them a few hours. The plaintiff’s lawyers said in that case Lindsay should just leave, and she happily obliged. [TMZ]
  • Larry King and wife Shawn Southwick both filed for divorce today after an “explosive argument” that involved cars screeching out of their driveway. [TMZ]
  • Insiders claim Shawn Southwick has accused Larry King of having an affair with her sister Shannon Engemann. All three deny the affair. [Radar]
  • Larry King has asked for joint custody of their two sons. [TMZ]
  • Here’s some backstory: Shawn Southwick is Larry King‘s eigth wife. They married in 1997 and she has bragged about being the only wife to make it into “the two digits.” [TMZ]
  • Mel Gibson and Oksana Grigorieva have split. “They just drifted apart,” says a friend. “They’re both working hard on their careers and trying to raise a sweet baby together. They’re still friends and they’ll both raise Lucia together.” [People]
  • Another source says, “No one dumped anyone. It’s all very friendly.” [Us]
  • Today In Touch published photos of Charlie Sheen sneaking into escort Angelina Tracy‘s home wearing a ridiculous fake moustache. Radar reports that Brooke Mueller had no idea he was cheating again. They’ve had other partners since the start of their relationship, “But it was always done together.” [Radar]
  • Radar also claims Charlie Sheen brought Angelina Tracy back to his house on more than one occasion to fool around in the same bed he shares with Brooke Mueller. [Radar]
  • Wow, how long did it take Charlie Sheen‘s rep to come up with this story? He says, “The woman in question is the sister of one of Sheen’s campmates and Sheen was only responding to a 12th-step call. Since Sheen knew he was being followed and how this would look, he wore the moustache in a tongue-in-cheek disguise gesture.” [People]
  • Unbelivable: A source says that Star‘s report that Angelina Jolie is pregnant with her seventh child is “totally false.” [People]
  • The folks at Star are really excited that Justin Timberlake and Cameron Diaz will be “dryhumping” in their new movie. [Star]
  • In a hearing today on Pennsylvania’s child labor laws, Kate Gosselin‘s brother and his wife, Kevin and Jodi Kreider, testified that the Gosselin children were treated unfairly during the filming of Jon and Kate Plus 8. For example, “the children were told it was Christmas Eve and Christmas morning when it wasn’t, so that the camera crew would capture genuine reactions. They were only told the truth after the filming ended. They were told they did it for the show. The children stated directly to us that they felt very confused and were upset over this event.” [Radar]
  • During the hearing Kevin and Jodi Kreider criticized the Gosselins for allowing the children to be potty trained while a TLC crew was filming and no parent was present. They neglected to mention that Kate was taking one kid to the doctor and the person doing the potty training was “Aunt Jodi.” [Radar]
  • Jon Gosselin Tweeted, “The allegations made today by Kevin and Jodi Kreider have not been my experience at all during the production of “Jon & Kate plus8 … Kate and I were doing what was best for our family. And it gave us an opportunity to spend quality family time together.” [Radar]
  • Regulators concluded that child labor permits should have been obtained for the Gosselin kids, but no legal action will be taken against Jon & Kate Plus 8‘s producers as long as they put a portion of the proceeds in a trust for the kids. [AP]
  • After Tony Dolovani joked about how often Kate Gosselin cries, the two had a spat backstage at DWTS. “Would you like me to say that you make me cry more than I cry in real life?” she said. “Then don’t talk about it.” [Us]
  • A source who lives in Leighton Meester‘s building says of the rumor that she and Robert Pattinson are hooking up, “I seriously doubt that happened. I haven’t heard anything about it, and trust me, this building is filled with gossips!” [E!]
  • Dakota Fanning and Kristen Stewart are planning a trip to the Coachella Music Festival together. [E!]
  • Michelle McGee‘s appearance at a Miami club was canceled three hours after it was announced because club owners decided they didn’t want to feature a possible white supremacist. [TMZ]
  • Lauren Conrad responded to Heidi Montag‘s claim that Hills creator Adam DiVello sexually assaulted her saying, “Similar to most of my fellow MTV cast mates, I am in utter shock at the allegations made against Adam DiVello. Not only are they completely absurd, but they are 100 percent without merit. Adam is a true professional and a wonderful person to work for.” [Us]
  • Audrina Patridge says of Heidi Montag, “When we first met, she was really cool… We remained cool. I mean, she’s changed a bit.” [Us]
  • Audrina Patridge says she and Ryan Cabrera are “not broken up,” if you care. [People]
  • Eminem announced there will be no Relapse 2 album. [N.Y. Magazine]
  • In the new issue of Harper’s Bazaar, Jenni “JWOWW” Farley says she love her breast implants and “I’d do it every year if I could.” [Us]
  • If The Sarah Silverman Program isn’t saved by a Twitter campaign, it looks like this is the final season. [N.Y. Magazine]
  • Conan O’Brien‘s tour manager was hospitalized last night with migraine symptoms, but he’s been released. [TMZ]
  • At the link is a Forbes Woman video interview with Kim Kardashian about being a “business woman.” [Forbes]
  • Reggie Bush will give a deposition in a civil suit against him over a sports marketer who claims Reggie owes him money. [Radar]
  • There’s a hearing in the Jaycee Dugard trial tomorrow and she’s hired a lawyer who has also represented O.J. Simpson, Lindsay Lohan, Paris Hilton, and Nicole Richie. [Radar]
  • While leaving a dinner with Marc Cherry, Dana Delany said she’s never seen any violence on the Desperate Housewives set. [TMZ]
  • A source says the reason the ladies of Desperate Housewives issue a statement backing Marc Cherry against Nicollette Sheridan is they “won’t bite the hand that feeds them… Marc is a powerful man. He’s very insecure, but has a huge ego. Every now and then he does say things that are outrageously inappropriate to the women, but they will never go against him. Marc is a Hollywood player. They like their jobs and everyone has the occasional odd comment or difficult moment they have to let slide. He makes jokes about their weight or something very personal that is awkward, but they let it go.” [Fox News]
  • At the link: An interview with Forest Whitaker and Jude Law about Repo Man. [Telegraph]
  • Mad Men is making Jared Harris a series regular in season four, which isn’t so surprising since the agency is called Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce. [EW]
  • Shaquille O’Neal’s lawyer sent a letter to VH1 claiming that his wife Shaunie O’Neal signed a confidentiality agreement, so the network must immediately halt production on “any further episodes of Basketball Wives which make any reference to Mr. O’Neal.” [TMZ]
  • Julianna Margulies is a bit of an odd choice for the May cover of W, and sources say that’s because she’s a last-minute replacement for Lady Gaga. [Styleite]
  • Kathy Griffin is filming herself getting a poolside pap smear for My Life on the D-List to publicize how easy the procedure is. She’s also “vagazzled” her area Jennifer Love Hewitt-style for the occasion. [Huffington Post]
  • Sources claim that before heading to Scottsdale, Arizona for a vacation Elin Nordegren met with a divorce lawyer. [Radar]
  • Madonna isn’t as excited about next week’s episode of Glee as you are. “Madonna doesn’t have a TV and has no idea what ‘Glee’ is,” said a friend. “The show did ask her if she wanted to make an appearance in the much-hyped Madonna episode. She said ‘no thanks’ and, to be honest, she would rather they sing an Elton John song than butcher one of hers.” [Popeater]
  • Hear ye, hear ye: Tila Tequila will henceforth be known as “Miss Tila.” “It’s proper and age appropriate. I don’t want to be Tila Tequila forever. I don’t even drink tequila,” she says, adding, “I’m very excited about my celebrity gossip blog, which will dethrone Perez Hilton.” [Fox News]
  • Scarlett Johansson and Sam Rockwell are rumored to be starring in a film based on a screenplay written by Stanley Kubrick and pulp writer Jim Thompson called Lunatic at Large. [Guardian]
  • Ellen DeGeneres on Portia di Rossi: “She loves me no matter what. Whenever I feel bad about myself, or if I’m in a period where I’m not working out, she’s constantly telling me that she doesn’t notice, that I look beautiful. She’ll say, ‘I think you could gain 10 more pounds.’ She would rather have me heavier than thinner, and she really hates that I ever doubt myself. She loves how I look. She wants me to be happy and never think about it.” [Just Jared]
  • Q: The series is called Spartacus, but the women are running the show. The men only think they are running the show Lucy Lawless: “Isn’t that the way it always is? The women are certainly more vicious and every bit as bloody and more Machiavellian than the men. It’s the polite society you have to fear in ancient Rome. [LAT]
  • Q: Who’s your favorite New Yorker, living or dead, real or fictional? Alan Cumming: “Commissioner Gordon from the original Batman television series.” [N.Y. Magazine]
  • When asked about the rumor that Robert Pattinon will play Kurt Cobain, Courtney Love said, “Isn’t that so stupid, who would cast him? That’s just wrong, no offense.” [Us]
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