Orlando Bloom & Miranda Kerr Are Engaged; Fat Joe Accused Of Sexual Assault

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  • Tabloid reporters have been harassing Orlando Bloom and Miranda Kerr about when they’d get married for years, and today his rep confirmed that they’re engaged.
  • They’ve been dating since 2007. Miranda Kerr’s rep says, “The entire Kerr family is thrilled with the news. It is a very exciting time for both of them.” [ET, People]
  • A 33-year-old woman claims Fat Joe and his entourage sexually assaulted her in a limo after a concert in Madison, Wisconsin. Fat Joe was detained for questioning, but hasn’t been arrested. [TMZ]
  • The D.A. in Lindsay Lohan‘s probation case plans to call her former assistant, Eleonore Lieven, as a witness. [Radar]
  • The police department that investigated Anna Nicole Smith‘s death is attacking former judge Larry Seidlin for writing in his new book, that the department “Can tell you how to get to Elm Street or the public library, but this case was too much for them… I think there was foul play and it should be investigated by an independent agency.” [Radar]
  • A mistrial has been declared for a second time in the case against two surfers accused of attacking a paparazzo trying to photograph Matthew McConaughey. [Access Hollywood]
  • Zachary Loring entered a plea of no contest today to stalking Audrina Patridge. He’ll undergo psychiatric evaluation and could go to prison for two years if found competent. [USA Today]
  • Lady Gaga was spotted at a Mets-Yankees game with an open Yankees jersey over lacy underwear, but the shirt wasn’t her idea. A Yankees source says, “She showed up in a bra, panties and fishnets. We supplied her with a Mariano Rivera jersey to wear so she could sit outside of the suite.” [Radar]
  • Jewelry which was purchased for Anne Hathaway by her ex Raffaello Follieri wil be auctioned with the proceeds going to the government. The jewels were seized during the Follieri fraud investigation and Hathaway never claimed them. [TSG]
  • Michael Jackson‘s former bodyguard has dropped his libel suit against Britain’s Channel 4 after Jackson family members gave statements backing claims the network made in a 2008 documentary. [Reuters]
  • Spencer Pratt Tweeted yesterday, “This is the day my earth dad wishes he had worn a condom. No joke.” [Us]
  • At a Whole Foods parking lot in Pennsylvania, Kate Gosselin told the paparazzi, “I am lonely and I do need help.” [TMZ]
  • Madonna is adding a floor to her $32 million NYC townhouse to house her gym. [N.Y. Post]
  • Amy Winehouse‘s parents hated Blake Fielder-Civil, but they seem to be getting along with her new beau Reg Traviss. He and Amy went to watch her father perform at a jazz club in London. [Daily Mail]
  • Behold: Ke$ha on the cover of Paper magazine. [Just Jared]
  • Nicole Kidman‘s sister Antonia wasn’t drinking at her “glamorous post-elopement soiree” on Friday, so obviously she’s pregnant. [News.com.au]
  • LeAnn Rimes‘ divorce is now final, but Eddie Cibrian is still fighting it out with his ex Brandi Glanville. “He blames bad press from his ex for losing his job,” says a source. “Now they are at ground zero with negotiations. He is trying to pay her nothing.” [E!]
  • Chace Crawford went on a date this weekend with Elizabeth Minett, the ex-girlfriend of English footballer Robert Green. [TMZ]
  • Lil Wayne appeared in an Arizona courtroom today via a live video feed from a New York jail to change his plea in a 2008 drugs and gun case to guilty. He’s hoping that changing his plea will reduce his chances of getting more jail time. [EW]
  • Check out the awesome photo of Helen Mirren in a bathtub here: [N.Y. Magazine]
  • Paul Rudd says of appearing with Steve Carell in Dinner for Schmucks, “We tend to like the same things. You want to hopefully genuinely feel something for these characters and their relationship. And focusing on that, to us, is more important than getting a joke or a line out.” [N.Y. Magazine]
  • Miley Cyrus says of Bret Michaels‘ recent health problems, “It was scary. But his family kept us really close and involved. Bret is strong, so I wasn’t worried. My mom and dad got a little bit worried because it’s a scary thing. But he got very lucky. I don’t think his time is done.” [Daily Express]
  • Kim Cattrall says a dad recently came up to her in the supermarket to thank her for her work on SATC. She says, “He said, ‘You know, you really made it possible for me to talk to my 18-year-old daughter about sex.’ That was lovely to hear, because it’s a big step for a young girl’s dad to be able to say to her, ‘You know that episode of Sex and The City… that could happen to you, you know.’ We had this nice talk but all the while I was thinking, ‘Why do we have to be having this talk at the fish counter?'” [Daily Express]
  • Al Pacino, who is reprising the role of Shylock at the Public Theater’s Shakespeare in the Park this summer, says the character is,”an outcry against prejudice.” [N.Y. Magazine]
  • At the link, real about Susie Essman‘s favorite spots in New York, including the Central Park Boathouse. “When we want a romantic lunch or dinner, my husband and I like to go to the Boathouse. Then he takes me rowing. I love Paris, and I love other cities, but I think New York is the most romantic city in the world. Just walking the streets of New York, whatever neighborhood you’re in, there’s something romantic and dreamy about it,” she says. [N.Y. Post]
  • Kelis continued her war with PETA today, telling an journalist, “I don’t have a beef with PETA. They targeted me more than one time, and finally I just responded and kind of tickled myself in the process. At the end of the day, they’re terrorists and that’s my issue. I don’t think anybody’s beliefs should be forced on anyone like that. I’m an American; I live here. It’s my right, and that’s my stance on it.” [USA Today]
  • When Ryan Seacrest asked Tori Spelling about former 90210 castmate Tiffani Thiessen having a baby, she replied, “She doesn’t talk to me anymore… All my cast members hate me… People say, ‘Do you mean during 90210?’ I say, ‘No, we were great friends during 90210. We were friends after 90210.’ They all came to my first wedding. All of a sudden I marry Dean [McDermott], and I don’t know what happened… I lost all my cast members.” [People]
  • Kanye West‘s ex Amber Rose said in an interview, “Honestly, Kanye saved my life, and I don’t even think about what I would have been; I just think about what I’m going to be.” But she says of her newfound fame, “Sometimes it does get overwhelming because, for example, I like to be on the beach with my man with no top on. I’m very comfortable with my body. But there’s no privacy – that’s the only thing that overwhelms me. Every time I see a light flash, I think it’s the paparazzi. Those fuckers give me anxiety.” [Digital Spy]
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