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Celebritology 2.0: April 20, 2008 - April 26, 2008

'Lost' Dueling Analyses: The Shape of Things to Come

In which Jen Chaney and I jump back in to our weekly regurgitation of last night's episode. But this is merely prelude to this afternoon's "Lost" chat-a-thon: 1:30 p.m. ET -- Henry Ian Cusick (Desmond). 2 p.m. ET -- The "Lost" Hour. Liz: That was some show. As promised in your pre-show tips yesterday, Ben channeled Carol Ann, there was a dead body and we heard more from Charles Widmore -- throwing his relationship with Ben into an entirely new light -- than we ever have. But (and this is where the spoilers start, so stop reading now if you haven't yet watched last night's episode) I think the endgame is beginning to reveal itself -- like a real-life version of "Lost" Madness, Ben is going to travel the globe, and possibly time, trying to avenge Alex's death by killing Penny. An eye for an eye and all that....

By Liz Kelly  | April 25, 2008; 10:42 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Morning Mix: Tom Cruise Returning to 'Oprah'

Headlines: Couch-jumping Tom Cruise returning to "Oprah"... Madonna premieres new songs on MySpace... Carmen Electra engaged... Guillermo Del Toro to direct "The Hobbit"... Nick Lachey to host "High School Musical" reality show... Ice-T producing documentary on storied pimp Iceburg Slim... Ne-Yo to appear on "All My Children"... Obama backer Kim Kardashian headed to the big screen... Donny and Marie Osmond take regular gig at Vegas casino... "Real Housewife" Bethenny Frankel appeared topless in '90s horror flick. Rock a bye, baby: Wesley Snipes waves to onlookers as he leaves court after receiving his three-year sentence yesterday. (Reuters) Crime Watch: Wesley Snipes gets three-year jail sentence in tax evasion case... Shia LaBeouf pays $500 on unlawful smoking charge... Amy Winehouse quizzed on alleged assault. Rumor Mill: Jimmy Fallon reportedly closer to succeeding Conan O'Brien... Angelina Jolie injures ankle... Heidi Fleiss signs on to "Dr. Drew's Celebrity Rehab"... Ewan McGregor in talks...

By Liz Kelly  | April 25, 2008; 7:49 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (79)
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Sneak Peek: Miley Cyrus's Memoirs

Teen queen Miley Cyrus: I (heart) me. (AP) Miley Cyrus has reportedly inked a seven-figure deal to pen her memoirs. And none too soon. At 15, she's achieved the maturity and distance needed to reflect on her life's lessons. Although the book won't hit stores until 2009, Celebritology has obtained (wink wink) an incomplete outline of the book's proposed chapters, complete with handy descriptions. Chapter 1: Achy, Breaky Start -- In which I am born in the same year my pops hits the country charts with his hip-shaking "Achy Breaky Heart," a song which I hear set a new record for inspiring groans among grunged-out college kids. That record was later broken by Celine Dion's "My Heart Will Go On." Chapters 2 - 12: The Building Years -- At this point, I was like a high-yield hedge fund early on in its life cycle. You have to contribute before...

By Liz Kelly  | April 24, 2008; 11:43 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Morning Mix: Star Jones Files for Divorce

Headlines: Megan Fox named world's sexiest woman in online poll... Star Jones files for divorce from Al Reynolds... Naomi Campbell to appear in "Ugly Betty" season finale... Ashlee Simpson dodges pregnancy questions... Jennifer Lopez set to star in her own reality show... "Soprano" Jamie-Lynn Sigler splits from boyfriend... Alicia Keys cancels two shows on tour because of swollen vocal cords... Patrick Dempsey says he has McSteamy "pec envy"... Plan your next vacation around Kanye West's schedule... Jonas brother jumps to defense of Miley Cyrus... Victoria Beckham's line of jeans end up in discount stores... Denzel Washington and Woody Harrelson sing Wesley Snipes's praises in letter to judge... Paul McCartney plans free, outdoor show in Ukraine. No, that's not sexiest woman Megan Fox! It's stone cold fox Juliette Lewis in Australia for the down under version of the MTV Awards. (AP) Rumor Mill: Has Jennifer Aniston been Botoxing?... Amy Winehouse,...

By Liz Kelly  | April 24, 2008; 8:09 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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For Gwyneth Paltrow, Change is Afoot

Gwyneth Paltrow, left, in 2006 and, right, with 'Iron Man' co-star Robert Downey Jr. in Rome today. (AP Photos) We've lambasted Gwyneth Paltrow here -- at pretty much every opportunity -- for her insouciance, her doofy baby-naming habit (Apple, Moses) her proclivity for sticking her foot in her mouth (comments about preferring to live in England where people are wittier). But, strive as we must to keep everything in our shallow comfort zone, today's focus on Gwynnie is all about looks, baby. Like a couture butterfly emerging from a hippy-dippy chrysalis, recent snaps of Paltrow are heavy on va-va-voom. She's turned in her long, straight, parted-in-the-middle hair-did for a flouncier, bouncier shoulder-brushing hairdo. Where she once exuded a quiet, granola-fied class -- Ralph Lauren meets hemp -- now there's nothing subtle or soft about her look. And she's been rocking some may-jor heels lately, even at the risk of...

By Liz Kelly  | April 23, 2008; 10:42 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Morning Mix: Beyonce and Jay-Z Make Marriage Official

Headlines: It's official: Beyonce and Jay-Z file marriage license... Sporting a bona fide baby bump, Nicole Kidman briefs U.N. on violence against women... Mariah Carey says having kids would make her feel "violated"... Marlee Matlin cut from "Dancing With the Stars"... Miley Cyrus signs seven-figure book deal... Two women claim to be Daniel Radcliffe's mystery crush... Naomi Campbell attends opening night at Metropolitan Opera... Michael Moore endorses Barack Obama... John Mellencamp makes appearances for both Obama and rival Hillary Clinton... Christopher Knight (Peter Brady) and Rachel Hunter biggest names attached to "Celebrity Circus"... 2009 Golden Globes move up to January 11... 23-year-old Scarlett Johansson deemed "too old" for movie role... Soul Singer Al Wilson dead at 68... Photos: Dog confuses Natalie Portman with fire hydrant... For Amy Winehouse, mesh is more. Crime Watch: Richie Sambora pleads no contest to DUI, gets probation. Rumor Mill: Tom Cruise spends $100,000 on...

By Liz Kelly  | April 23, 2008; 7:52 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Isabella Rossellini's Going Green, In a Porn-y Kind of Way

Isabella Rossellini: Come fly with me. (Image courtesy Sundance Channel) What do you get when you cross Isabella Rossellini with the green movement? Porn. That doubletake you just did -- that's what Isabella wants -- and, in this case, she's hoping that short film aficionados and fans of her work will embrace her latest project, "Green Porno." In the series of eight short films Rossellini wrote, directed and starred in for the Sundance Institute she plays a range of cartoonish insects having sex. "Personally I've always had an interest in animals and everyone is interested in sex, so I thought that writing little shorts about how bugs mate would not only get a laugh, but would also be interesting," said Rossellini Monday in a phone interview. "My hope is that people laugh watching my film and then say, 'Hmm, I didn't know that about a fly or an earthworm.'"...

By Liz Kelly  | April 22, 2008; 10:43 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Morning Mix: La Lohan Off the Wagon?

Headlines: Paul McCartney urges the world to eat less meat... Shakira visits D.C. to lobby for developing world education... Pix of a scantily-clad Miley Cyrus (or is it a look-alike?) surface on Internet... David Hasselhoff hospitalized for surgery above his eye... Ewan McGregor fine after removal of cancerous mole... Barbra Streisand pulls out of Israel anniversary celebration... Soulja Boy criticizes ABC Democratic candidates' debate ("Yahhh Gibson!")... Ali Lohan poised to make feature film debut... Connor Cruise to play young Will Smith in upcoming movie... Jessica Simpson helps boyfriend Tony Romo celebrate 28th birthday... Gwyneth Paltrow rocks six-inch heels... Listen: Scarlett Johansson debuts song from upcoming album... Madonna apologizes for New York slight; Malawi court grants delay in adoption case... Ex-manager sues Dave Chappelle for back wages. Gwyneth Paltrow and Robert Downey Jr. promote their upcoming film 'Iron Man' in Germany. (AP) Rumor Mill: Cocktail-swilling Lindsay Lohan shrieks at Olsen...

By Liz Kelly  | April 22, 2008; 7:55 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (61)
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Comment Box: Val Kilmer -- the New Tom Cruise?

Kilmer as Moses. (Reuters) Usually Val Kilmer's name is invoked around here to post pictures of the one-time Lizard King's expanding waistline. But thanks to a submission from Friday's Celebritology Live chat, we can consider the notoriously difficult actor in a whole new light: byool, IN: Val Kilmer letting himself go extends to reading from the Bible on TV. In Wheeling W. Va., he appears on Cable 10 -- after the real estate ads and before the other religious show hosted by the fat shouting guy who uses his children in his ads for his tire store. I wish I were making this up. Perhaps because it lacks the flashy, couch-jumping trappings of Scientology, we've given Val a pass in favor of ribbing Tom Cruise at every opportunity. But, unlikely as it may seem, Val Kilmer has indeed been spotted reading the Bible on TV -- as corroborated by...

By Liz Kelly  | April 21, 2008; 10:43 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (60)
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Morning Mix: Sandra Bullock Unharmed in Car Crash

Less than a week after giving birth, Cate Blanchett attends a creative session at the 'Australia 2020 Summit.' Fellow Aussie Hugh Jackman has called Blanchett a 'superwoman' for commitment to the conference. (Reuters) Headlines: Madonna asks for delay in Malawi adoption... Perhaps because she's busy YouTubing... Sandra Bullock unhurt after collision with drunk driver... Poll: Celebs make no difference in charitable donations... Eli Manning weds college sweetheart... Enrique Iglesias says Anna Kournikova won't marry him (yet)... Keshia Knight Pulliam ("The Cosby Show's" Rudy) to play prostitute in new Tyler Perry movie... Australian newspaper wants to help Daniel Radcliffe find mystery woman... Photographer wins damages from Zsa Zsa Gabor's husband... Harrison Ford says Ed Bradley and Jimmy Buffett inspired ear piercing... Ricky Gervais bares chest for magazine cover shoot. Crime Watch: CNN's Richard Quest arrested for drug possession... Foxy Brown leaves jail after eight months. Spears Watch: Britney returning to...

By Liz Kelly  | April 21, 2008; 7:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (49)
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