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Reliable Source: November 8, 2009 - November 14, 2009

Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson: 'New Moon,' same rumors

Robert Pattinson (Edward) and Kristen Stewart (Bella) in a scene from "The Twilight Saga: New Moon." (AP Photo/Summit Entertainment, Kimberley French) Are they or aren't they? It's a common refrain among celeb watchers -- especially among young, ardent fans...

By The Reliable Source  |  November 13, 2009; 3:06 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Read this: Sarah Palin, 'Precious'

Sarah Palin (David McNew/Getty Images) Good afternoon, everyone, and welcome to a late-breaking edition of Read This. If you haven't already, enter the fray of leaks from Sarah Palin's upcoming memoir, "Going Rouge." We've got drama! We've got intrigue!...

By The Reliable Source  |  November 13, 2009; 2:31 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Surreal estate: Ted Kennedy's Kalorama home

Ted and Vicki Kennedy's D.C. digs are up for grabs. (Larry Morris/The Washington Post) Seller: Vicki Kennedy Price: $6 million+ Details: Ted Kennedy's widow has decided to sell their Kalorama home -- 8,900 square feet, seven bedrooms, seven baths,...

By The Reliable Source  |  November 13, 2009; 1:03 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
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Quoted: Simon van Kempen's warning for D.C. "Housewives"

Left to right: Paul Wharton, Mary Amons, Carol Joynt and Simon van Kempen. (Courtesy of "Q&A Cafe") "The price of a new handbag, and not a good one." -- Simon van Kempen, the hotelier husband of one of "The...

By The Reliable Source  |  November 13, 2009; 1:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Hey, isn't that: Cate Blanchett, Rick Warren, Broken Lizard

Rick Warren (Reuters/Tami Chappell) Hey, isn't that... Cate Blanchett at Aladdin's Lamp children's bookstore in Arlington, carrying one kid while chasing another, who was browsing every book in the place on Wednesday. Skinny jeans, black-and-white coat, huge gray leather...

By The Reliable Source  |  November 13, 2009; 1:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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This just in: Mike Tyson's alleged paparazzo punch-out

Mike Tyson (AP Photo/Evan Agostini) Mike Tyson and a photographer allegedly exchanged blows at LAX Airport Wednesday. The boxing champ was with his family when the paparazzi started shooting; he and Tony Echeverria got into it and made citizens'...

By The Reliable Source  |  November 13, 2009; 1:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Pentagon correspondent Jennifer Griffin's own battle: breast cancer

Jennifer Griffin at Wednesday night's Cause gala. (Michael Domingo) If there's anyone who has the right to use some gallows humor, it's a former war correspondent. And if there's anyone who has the right to laugh, it's a roomful...

By The Reliable Source  |  November 12, 2009; 4:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (16)
 
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Read this: Happy the hippo, Taylor Swift, Lou Dobbs, Barbara Kingsolver, Dan Snyder's 'henchman'

Good afternoon, everyone. So much news today! We'll get to the important stuff first: Happy the hippo, who lived his whole life at our own National Zoo before being shipped off to a zoo in Milwaukee, is livin' the...

By The Reliable Source  |  November 12, 2009; 12:38 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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At Kennedy Center, a smoking 'Streetcar'

Cate Blanchett channels Blanche DuBois, cigarettes and all. (Richard A. Lipski/The Washington Post) Nonsmokers, take note: The haze in the Kennedy Center's Eisenhower Theater is real -- and legal. Audiences for the sold-out run of "A Streetcar Named Desire"...

By The Reliable Source  |  November 12, 2009; 1:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Exuberant tweens flock to Zac Efron screening

Zac Efron (Jason Merritt/Getty Images) Poor Zac Efron. The "High School Musical" star came to D.C. on Tuesday to lobby for the arts and a private screening of his first grown-up movie, "Me and Orson Welles." But he couldn't...

By The Reliable Source  |  November 12, 2009; 1:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Quoted: Mikulski, minus the 'space boot'

Sen. Barbara Mikulski (Kevin Clark/The Washington Post) "I come with no space boot. ... It is a very big day." -- Sen. Barbara Mikulski exulting Monday, "the first day in over 124 days" since breaking her ankle that she's...

By The Reliable Source  |  November 12, 2009; 1:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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When pundits attack: Choice words by Joe Klein, Jamie Kirchick end panel discussion

Jamie Kirchick, left, and Joe Klein. (Courtesy Kirchick; Alex Wong/Getty Images) Now that's a panel discussion! A debate between Time's Joe Klein and New Republic's Jamie Kirchick spilled off the dais Tuesday into a hallway confrontation where Klein called...

By The Reliable Source  |  November 11, 2009; 4:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (16)
 
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Read this: Veteran's Day, State College, Pa.

William Collins, seen here in Iraq in August 2005, joined the Wounded Warriors Fellowship Program after being injured during his military service. (Courtesy of William Collins) Good afternoon, everyone, and happy Veteran's Day (even if, unlike us, you got...

By The Reliable Source  |  November 11, 2009; 12:18 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Jack White: Carl Sagan's biggest fan

Jack White with Neil deGrasse Tyson at a Planetary Society reception on Monday. (Planetary Society/Michael Slage) Astronomer Carl Sagan, seen here in 1981. He died in 1996. (AP file photo) The celebrity sightings we report seem so easy, but...

By The Reliable Source  |  November 11, 2009; 1:03 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
 
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Rep. Steve King missed son's wedding for health-care vote

Rep. Steve King holds a copy of the health-care bill over his head after a rally against its passage on Saturday. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Everything at stake for Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) became clear late last week during a...

By The Reliable Source  |  November 11, 2009; 1:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
 
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Love, etc.: Shaq's wife files for divorce

The O'Neals in 2004. (Doug Benc/Getty Images) Divorcing: Shaquille and Va'Shaundya O'Neal. Shaq's wife filed for legal separation in Los Angeles on Monday, says she intends to divorce the NBA star for irreconcilable differences. Married almost seven years; she...

By The Reliable Source  |  November 11, 2009; 1:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Love, Etc.  
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Hey, isn't that: Fred Schneider, Stevie Wonder

Fred Schneider, Stevie Wonder (Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images; Michael Williamson/The Washington Post) Hey, isn't that... Fred Schneider of the B-52s cackling his way through the funny bits of "Hope Operas," a collection of mini-plays benefiting charities, staged Monday night...

By The Reliable Source  |  November 11, 2009; 1:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Quoted: Carrie Prejean on that sex-tape business

Carrie Prejean as Miss California USA (AP) "I think now they call it 'sexting.'" -- Ex-Miss California USA Carrie Prejean explaining on "Today" how a newly emerged sex tape (which reportedly prompted her to drop her lawsuit against pageant...

By The Reliable Source  |  November 10, 2009; 4:41 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
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Read this: Wale, Tom Coburn, Warren Beatty

Wale's identity crisis: probably not shoe-related. (Courtesy Universal Music Group) Good afternoon, everyone. Washington rapper Wale's first major label album, "Attention Deficit," drops today, and Chris Richards says it's aptly named. It's not just Wale, though. "If hip-hop --...

By The Reliable Source  |  November 10, 2009; 12:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Will the real 'Martin Eisenstadt' please stand up?

Martin Eisenstadt, or -- as he's legally known -- Eitan Gorlin. (Karine Simon) Americans: Do you really know where your daily dose of punditry is coming from? Last year, Dan Mirvish and Eitan Gorlin created a fake pundit --...

By The Reliable Source  |  November 10, 2009; 1:03 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Quoted: Joe Jackson

Joe Jackson (Ethan Miller/Getty Images) "It was quite surprising to learn of the request." -- Howard Weitzman, a lawyer for Michael Jackson's estate, on Joe Jackson's request for a monthly allowance from the estate. The late singer's father was...

By The Reliable Source  |  November 10, 2009; 1:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Love, etc.: Tiffani Thiessen expecting first child

Tiffani Thiessen (USA Network/Nigel Parry) Expecting: Tiffani Thiessen, erstwhile teen star of "Saved by the Bell" and "Beverly Hills, 90210," and her actor husband, Brady Smith, who will welcome their first child in May, People reports. Fine, great, happy...

By The Reliable Source  |  November 10, 2009; 1:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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This just in: Jennifer Lopez, Katt Williams, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus

Jennifer Lopez (Jason Merritt/Getty Images) Navy Secretary Ray Mabus will appear on the hit CBS drama "NCIS," the network announced Monday. The former real-life sailor plays an investigator on the show that will air Nov. 24. In his first...

By The Reliable Source  |  November 10, 2009; 1:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Levi Johnston says he'll sue for joint custody

Levi Johnston (AP Photo/Matt Sayles) Relations between Levi Johnston and Sarah Palin's family just got colder. Johnston, 19, says he's suing for joint custody of his 10-month-old son, Tripp, with former fiancee Bristol because her family is restricting his...

By The Reliable Source  |  November 9, 2009; 3:13 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
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Read this: Art in Peoria, Darvin Moon, this week's free stuff

Rocco Landesman (Marcus Yam/The Washington Post) Good afternoon, everyone, and happy Monday. Planning on putting your foot in your mouth any time soon? Take a cue from National Endowment for the Arts chair Rocco Landesman: Go the extra mile...

By The Reliable Source  |  November 9, 2009; 11:53 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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It takes a visage to spoil a meal

On the left, Andy Shallal; on the right, Bradley Blakeman. (Lucian Perkins/The Washington Post; Gerald Herbert/AP). On this, Bradley Blakeman and Andy Shallal can agree: The pizza at Busboys and Poets is pretty great. That's where it ends. Blakeman...

By The Reliable Source  |  November 9, 2009; 1:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (36)
 
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Celebvocate!

Marlee Matlin testifies at an FCC hearing at Gallaudet. (Rhea Kennedy/Gallaudet University) An occasional look at the legions of Hollywood advocates amassing in our city, pushing for change. Friday's showbiz crusader: Marlee Matlin. Event: FCC hearing on broadband access...

By The Reliable Source  |  November 9, 2009; 1:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Hey, isn't that...?: Faith Hill, Tim McGraw, Paula Deen, Mandy Moore

Faith Hill and Tim McGraw at the National Italian American Foundation dinner in D.C. in 2004. (Susan Biddle/The Washington Post) Faith Hill and Tim McGraw chitchatting with Paula Deen in the lobby of the Georgetown Ritz-Carlton on Friday afternoon,...

By The Reliable Source  |  November 9, 2009; 1:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Quoted: Rep. Berkley on health care and dating

"He said it will only take five minutes and you don't have to take your clothes off. I thought that was an interesting offer from a man. ... You shouldn't have to be dating a Jewish doctor in order...

By The Reliable Source  |  November 8, 2009; 5:06 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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