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Posted at 8:33 AM ET, 04/10/2006

Morning Mix: Gwyneth Gives Birth

By Liz Kelly

Headlines: Gwyneth Paltrow reportedly gives birth to baby boy in New York ("Mortimer" rumored as the favored name)... Original Playboy Hugh Hefner celebrates 80th birthday... Speaking of Playboy, the first Indonesian edition of the magazine hit Jakarta newsstands Friday... Rolling Stones make splashy Chinese debut... Kate Moss named new face of Calvin Klein... Jessica Simpson sued for failing to promote her own line of clothing... Kiefer Sutherland signs on for 72 more hours (translation: three more years) of Fox's "24"... Namibians plead for privacy for Brad & Angelina (because, you know, somebody had to)... Matt, Meredith work on that all-important news skill: banter... Meanwhile, Connie Chung emerges as contender for "The View's" open slot... Cruise, Hanks named most bankable actors in Hollywood... Frances Bean Cobain to spend summer working for Stella McCartney... Los Angeles official wants to offer reward for clues in Notorious BIG murder case... "Ice Age: The Meltdown" holds steady at top of box office, passes $100 million mark...

I Am the Capitalist King: On the brink of their 40th anniversary, the Doors are jumping the shark cashing in on their legendary rock cachet. Plans are underway for a Las Vegas "interactive exhibit" (which could really give "Touch Me, Babe" a whole new spin) and the band's music may be used in commercials for the first time. Band manager Jeff Jampol says, "We will never license a Doors song for a mundane product like toothpaste or deodorant." Could we suggest, perhaps, leather pants?

On the upside, the band's anniversary will also be marked with a 12-disc boxed set this fall.

By Liz Kelly  | April 10, 2006; 8:33 AM ET
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