Oprah, Sandra, & Meryl To Star Film About Home Shopping Network

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  • Oprah Winfrey, Sandra Bullock, and Meryl Streep will star in a comedy written and directed by Sex and the City‘s Michael Patrick King. The plot: Three ladies sip cosmos and swap sex puns behind-the-scenes at a home-shopping network.
  • King says of the project, which has yet to be written, “To have access to these women, tell them this story and hear yes was almost like a Greek mythological journey, with me going from one goddess to the next. It was humbling.” [Deadline]
  • Click for video of Lindsay Lohan ignoring Michael Lohan on her way into court. [TMZ]
  • When the judge ordered Lindsay back to rehab, Michael clapped. After the hearing he handed Lindsay a bible, which she accepted without saying a word. [Radar]
  • Michael has scars from being attacked this morning. [TMZ]
  • Dina Lohan is “beyond excited” because “everyone thought she would be sentenced to jail for 30 days.” [TMZ]
  • Lindsay and her entourage stopped at Starbucks before the hearing. [TMZ]
  • Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey dined at the same restaurant with their significant others and managed not to claw each other’s eyes out. [Star]
  • Speaking of possibly-awkward situations, in November Oprah Winfrey will interview George W. Bush about his new book. [AP]
  • A source “connected with” Mel Gibson says of his Hangover 2 cameo being cut, “It’s such hypocrisy. They cast a convicted rapist [Mike Tyson] but 86’d Mel.” [TMZ]
  • Mel has been replaced by Liam Neeson. [TMZ]
  • Liam‘s rep has confirmed that he’s taking the role, “Pending clearance of cast and crew background check.” [TMZ]
  • The Nevada Supreme Court denied an appeal from O.J. Simpson to overturn his armed robbery and kidnapping convictions. [CBS News]
  • Ian Somerhalder wrote an editorial for the Huffington Post about the Gulf oil spill titled, “The Oil Isn’t Gone, But The People Are Still Here.” [HuffPo]
  • Leonard Nimoy is recovering after “minor benign abdominal surgery.” [E!]
  • Gabourey Sidibe will star in the action comedy Tower Heist! with Eddie Murphy and Ben Stiller. [ONTD]
  • At a hearing over whether or not he should lose his license, Dr. Michael Kamrava said of implanting Nadya Suleman with a dozen embryos, “I’m sorry for what happened. When I look back at it, I wish I had never done it and it will never happen again.” [Radar]
  • Syfy has greenlit a web series called Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome about the adventures of young William Adama. [ONTD]
  • Playgirl wants to help objectify the men of Glee. “We would be very willing to pay for them both-up to 100 thousand. And it wouldn’t have to be fully X-rated, either,” says a rep. [E!]
  • Glee‘s Naya Rivera says, “In high school I was most like Artie and Rachel. I knew what I wanted, like Rachel, although I wasn’t as obnoxious. But like Artie, I was a nerd, always trying to fit in and get my hair to lie flat.” [Just Jared]
  • Jane Lynch tells More, “I shouldn’t say this, but I’d never dated anyone that I wanted to marry. I didn’t think it was going to be out there for me. But the minute we were married, I felt the difference: I felt like I am no longer alone.” [ONTD]
  • Willow Smith on the concept behind “Whip My Hair”: “Me and my mom first came up with Willowettes, and then we came up with Warriorettes… It takes a warrior to stand up for themselves and not let anybody tell them that what they’re wearing or what they’re saying or what they’re doing is wrong.” She adds, “‘Whip My Hair’ means don’t be afraid to be yourself, and don’t let anybody tell you that that’s wrong. Because the best thing is you.” [ONTD]
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