Vanessa Carlton Is Bisexual; Adrien Brody Has Been Robbed 30 Times

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  • While playing at the Nashville Pride festival yesterday, Vanessa Carlton came out to the crowd, stating: “I’ve never said this before, but I am a proud bisexual woman.” [AfterEllen]
  • Mark Duplass, the director of Cyrus, says Marisa Tomei was “fearless” when it came to playing Jonah Hill’s mother: “There’s not a lot of women who are her age who are interested in playing the mother of a 20-year-old son. She’s fearless about that stuff. She wants to play a real role.” [USAToday]
  • The divorce LeAnn Rimes and Dean Sheremet is now official. [USWeekly]
  • “I’ve been robbed by 30 people. I guess everyone in New York has been a victim of armed robbery, at least the old New York. But to be honest I don’t want to go much more into this, because then in the next ten interviews I’ll have to talk about being robbed.”-Adrien Brody [DailyMail]
  • Bon Jovi has parted ways with Jack Rovner, who has been their manager for the last five years. According to Bon Jovi: “The boring truth is we decided to go in different directions and thanked both Jack and his team for a great job. He is and will remain a close friend and someone who I will be very grateful to for his dedication.” [PageSix]
  • Heather Mills says she’s training for a spot on Britain’s paralympic team: “I’ve been skiing for many years and I’m much better at that than ice skating, so I’m training hard to try to get on the British Paralympic downhill team. That would be so great. You know when you set in your head things that you want to do and achieve? Well, I’ve ticked about 90 per cent of all the boxes, and this is one of the major ones remaining for me. If I manage to compete, it would be phenomenal – very inspiring for all the kids that I counsel.” [DailyExpress]
  • Whoops! A radio show hung up on Richard Dreyfuss, assuming he was a fake, when he called into to support his friend, who was on the program promoting a book. [PageSix]
  • “I’ve always been a voracious reader. When I was a young girl, I would get so absorbed in books that people used to come up to me and literally shout in my ear and I’d be so far gone inside the book that I wouldn’t even hear them.”-Emma Thompson [DailyMail]
  • A British model/actress named Holly Magrath hooked up with Matt LeBlanc a few times, which I guess is enough for the Daily Mail to write a breathless piece about their whirlwind relationship, which ended with LeBlanc dumping her via text message due to “too much drama.” [DailyMail]
  • “There’s a lot of mental illness in my family . . . the Sedgwick side is a whole bunch of crazies. I come by it naturally.”-Kyra Sedgwick [PageSix]
  • Holly Madison was spotted out with UFC fighter Josh Koshcheck in Vegas, and according to a source, “it definitely looked like a first or early date. They were very, very flirty.” [RadarOnline]
  • Leonard Nimoy has officially retired at the age of 79: “”It’s very clear to me now that being the guy who played Spock is my public identity. It will be in the first line of my obituary and I have no regrets. There will be no more acting or directing for me. I’m not going to do any more of it.” [DailyExpress]
  • Kylie Minogue says her boyfriend, Andre Velencoso, met her dating standards while on tour with her: “He took care of himself. He’s very independent. I’ve had boyfriends who have stressed me out – and he doesn’t. He’s easy-going, funny, loving and really supportive.” [SundayTelegraph]
  • Cyndi Lauper is a hockey mom: “if the Rangers game’s in town, we go to see the Rangers. I’m actually allergic to the cold, but my son plays it, and my husband and son love it. I’m starting to understand what the towels are for. I was wondering why they were giving out bath mats at the game. It’s to wave. I knew I wasn’t going to be sweating. Anyway, I’m learning a lot about the sport. My son plays travel hockey. There’s a spring team. A summer team. Just when you think it’s over, it’s not.” [NYTimes]
  • Nicholas Brendon of Buffy the Vampire Slayer was given 36 months probation for taking a swing at cops last March. [TMZ]
  • Nicole Kidman reportedly wore a much fancier version of a dress her sister, Antonia was wearing, to Antonia’s engagement party. [DailyMail]
  • Devon James claims that Tiger Woods is aware that he is the father of her child, and according to TMZ, “in September 2008, Tiger brought a golf club, a hat, and a bracelet that Tiger said was ‘for your son.'” [TMZ]
  • “I don’t really plan out my career a whole lot. My choices come from the gut. I need to have a really distinct feeling before I do a movie, and I never know what that’s gonna be. So far, I’ve chosen really different things. I know some people think I’ve played a lot of disaffected teen-age girls, but that’s sort of how girls are at that age. I think to play a completely mindless happy person would be mindless and fun and happy, but boring.” –Kristen Stewart [Parade]
  • J.K. Rowling dropped £300 on Harry Potter themed candies at the new Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park. “She seemed thrilled that her creations had come to life and were on sale in real life, so she bought loads of sweets. In all, she spent more than £300 on countless piles of sweets. She was given the option to put it on a tab, but insisted on paying for it herself. She could have done what she wanted. It’s her franchise after all, so we were stunned when she paid for them herself.” 10 points for Gryffindor! [DailyExpress]
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