Sum 41 Singer Hospitalized After Attack In Japan

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  • Deryck Whibley of the band Sum 41, who some of you might recognize as Avril Lavigne’s ex-husband, was attacked last night in Japan, according to his band mates:

“Deryck Whibley was attacked in a bar last night by 3 unknown people,” his band mates posted on Twitter, “He is in the hospital now. Japanese police are looking into the matter.” Later, the band confirmed Whibley was “still in the hospital.” [DigitalSpy]

  • Whibley reportedly suffered a slipped disc from the attack, but plans to continue touring with the band anyway. [DailyMail]
  • Angelina Jolie says that she misses her non-celebrity days: “I do miss anonymity. I lived in New York in my early twenties and I used to just walk block after block. I loved it.” As for her children: “They have more freedoms when we’re not around. They do have an understanding of fame, it bothers them sometimes and it scares them sometimes.” [DigitalSpy]
  • Rachel Uchitel has checked herself into a transitional living house after finishing Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew. [TMZ]
  • Jessica Simpson finds therapy through friendship: “I really believe that somebody should just sit in front of their best friend in the world and have their friend ask any and every question – offensive or not. And whatever it is, answer it. That’s your therapy. Really tackling those issues inside and out.” [People]
  • Montana Fishburne says she’s happy her porn debut will be available for purchase, despite attempts from her father’s associates to block the sale, because “I want people to see it. I want people to buy my movie.” [TMZ]
  • Snooki says her recent arrest has led her to cut back on her drinking: “”I didn’t hurt anybody – stuff like that happens in Jersey. I was in the drunk tank for a little bit, I had too many tequilas. What are you gonna do? My dad was very, very pissed. He’s like, ‘I didn’t raise you like this.’ I just felt really bad, so I’m definitely going to stop drinking during the daytime. And now when I go out, I only have a couple drinks.” [DigitalSpy]
  • Here’s Lady Gaga, dressed entirely in fishnets. [RadarOnline]
  • Spencer Pratt spent over $7500 on strippers in three hours at a club in L.A., and he wants you to know about it: “We were casting for my new film I am producing. Tell all the press Spencer was casting ‘talent’!” [RadarOnline]
  • When asked by a male reporter why she didn’t leave New York after her husband, John Lennon was killed, Yoko Ono replied: “”That’s sexist and racist. I think that you would want to live there, too. No one’s going to comment that you would go to maybe a whorehouse or something like that right after your wife died!” [PageSix]
  • Christoph Waltz is reportedly in talks to play the villain in the upcoming Spider-Man film. [DigitalSpy]
  • While on vacation, Vice President Biden walked into a surf shop and found one of the workers inside wearing an Obama Halloween mask. The embarrassed worker quickly removed the mask when he recognized Biden, but the Vice President “laughed it off.” [PageSix]
  • Justin Timberlake is a pimple popper: “What do I do if I have a spot? Get rid of it! I love doing that.” [ShowbizSpy]
  • Brooklyn Decker says she wants a family with husband Andy Roddick in the future: “I want to live a normal life – drive my kids to school, have tonnes of animals running around, be barefoot and pregnant. I want all that … just not any time soon.” [DailyMail]
  • George Clooney’s girlfriend, Elisabetta Canalis says she’s very happy, thank you very much: “There are some people who just don’t want to see me happy. George has given colour back to my life. I feel great – as if I am 18 again.” [TheSun]
  • Emily Blunt says she struggled with stuttering: “It was awful, absolutely awful. You feel like there’s an imposter living inside of you who is misrepresenting who you really are. You don’t want to be accepted for being that person but at the same time you do, and you don’t want someone to finish your sentences, yet you breathe a sigh of relief when someone does” [ShowbizSpy]
  • Jack Black and Shirley MacLaine will be working together in the upcoming Richard Linklater film, Bernie, where “Black will play a mortician and community leader living in a small Texas town who befriends a wealthy widow (MacLaine).” [DigitalSpy]
  • Sarah Palin’s reality show is set to debut on November 14. [DigitalSpy]
  • “You have to bust your ass at this, which is why you don’t find me getting shitfaced in bars that much. It’s so intense, it’s like you catch a rocket and you’re hanging on for dear life and you’re like, ‘Gooooooo!’ The second record I’m more buckled in because, God, how many times do you see people slump on their sophomore record? Nine out of 10. But I’m still working, like, 13-hour days, five, six days a week and singing on top of it. And knowing that there’s someone right behind me, ready to go, ready to push me down the stairs, just like in Showgirls.”-Katy Perry, on pop stardom. [Guardian]
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