Friday, December 21, 2007

Everything's OK!

This week's explosive issue of OK! magazine has finally made its way to newsstands across the country and we can now finally read the entire interview with Jamie-Lynn Spears and her mother Lynne concerning JL's unplanned pregnancy. Not surprisingly, all the good bits from the interview have already been talked about at great length by other sources but there are a few tidbits that haven't been talked about yet. I was very disappointed to discover that there is only one new photo of Jamie-Lynn used for the interview ... I guess JL wasn't all that interested in posing for a major photoshoot as she announced to the world that she is on the verge of becoming a 16-year old, unwed mother. Here are a few of my favorite portions from the interview that Jamie-Lynn gave to OK! magazine:

I think it's so cute that Jamie-Lynn thinks that "loving babies" qualifies one to be a good mother and being "like a teddy bear" qualifies one to be a good father. She is *so* 16 years old. I am also impressed with the way things progressed in her almost 2 1/2 year (I think) relationship with babydaddy Casey Aldridge ... they met in church when she was 14, they started talking, they started hanging out, then they became friends then they started dating and now they're going to be parents -- makes sense to me. It still remains to be seen how this baby thing will effect JL's acting career (tho I suspect her stint as Zoey on her Nickelodeon TV series Zoey 101 might be dunzo for good). I'm sure her life isn't over by any means ... the Spears family must have tons of cash to help sustain the life in which they are accustomed ... she still has her entire life ahead of her. She can take 5 years off to be a mom and raise her child and still come back to acting at the ripe old age of 21. Hmmm ... maybe she's not as dumb as people think. [Source]

Apparently, big sis Britney Spears is still "in shock" over the news that her little sister is pregs but she's not letting the shock get to her or alter her behavior in any way (whew!). Here are pics of the ever-predictable Britney out for a little shopping spree in Hollywood last night ... presumably picking up some baby items for her incubating niece or nephew at a souvenir shop on Hollywood Blvd:

Things are even more hectic than usual for Britney Spears. On Thursday, after spending a cozy afternoon at her Beverly Hills home with sons Preston, 2, and Jayden, 1, the singer scheduled – then canceled – a session at Millennium Dance Complex. "She wanted to try out a new dance routine," says a source. But, in the wake of her 16-year-old sister's surprise pregnancy announcement, the studio was swarmed by hoards of photographers. When Spears, 26 – who had been kept in the dark about the baby news until the story broke on Tuesday – saw the crowd, "she freaked out and just kept driving," says the source, who was on the scene. "Britney said that she doesn't want to deal with the media because she is still shocked [about Jamie Lynn's pregnancy news]," adds the source. "She feels that she needs peace and quiet." Spears, however, was friendly with the photogs during a shopping trip with her assistant. The duo stopped by Carl's Junior, and, although Hollywood offers plenty of great shops, Spears hit a souvenir store where she picked up (and posed with) a Tinkerbell t-shirt and a pink bedazzled onesie. That's our dear Britney ... even in the face of adversity, she still manages to stay the course and be the crazy spectacle that we've come to know and love. She's nothing if not consistent. [Source, Source]

Jake Gyllenhaal has been hard at work on the set of his new movie Brothers which is currently filming in New Mexico ... here are a couple pics of Jakey poo on set sporting a sexy new fake neck tattoo:

Photo credit: INFdaily

Mmm ... it looks good on him. I wonder if the neck ink is a hint that Jake's character is gonna be a mean ol' badass who roughs up other guys in an aggressive manner. Mmmm ... that sounds hot. I can't wait to see more. [Source]

Back in SoCal, Zac Efron was snapped, again, on the set of his new movie Seventeen (which was recently in production in Santa Monica, CA) sportin' a healthy new head of hair:

Sexxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxy ... and, you know, not half bad. Doesn't it seem natural that a hair weave would be the next step in his quest for beauty? [Source]

Pink reader Julia sends in a newsclip from Australia after she saw recent pics of Lindsay Lohan carrying around a pack of Ariva hard snuff, melt-in-your-mouth, chewin' tobacco ... which, it seems, is part of a new advertising campaign to line L. Lo's pockets with dollar bills:

Photo credit: Splash News

The troubled Hollywood starlet Lindsay Lohan is the last person you would expect to be on the receiving end of a little Aussie ingenuity but not everyone has friends like the Australian playboy Andy Valmorbida. After playing host at his family's marquee at the Melbourne Cup with Rachel Hunter, Valmorbida has returned to Hollywood to work on a deal for Lohan to indirectly endorse a nicotine substitute to help smokers quit. His Aussie friends inform PS the deal requires Lohan to hold the packet of special gum in view of the paparazzi so it can be captured in the frame and published worldwide. Well now ... isn't that interesting. Talk about an innovative new way to advertise. You really can't blame the advertisers for coming up with this new tactic and I suppose you can't blame the celebs for jumping on board (is it really so different than appearing on a billboard for product?) but it seems a bit hypocritical for celebs to complain about being "stalked" by the paparazzi and then turning around and profiting from those very same practices. To her credit, Lindsay has never been one to complain about the intense attention she receives from photogs and I hear that she could use all the money she can get. I wonder what products we'll see Lindsay Lohan carrying around for photogs to snap on future excursions. [Source, thanks Julia]

Jennifer Lopez is in NYC getting in as much last minute Xmas shopping as she can this week lookin' as faboo as can be. Here is a pic of J. Lo making her grand exit from Barney's department store this past Tuesday:

She is flourishing in her pregnancy and it is a beauteous sight to behold. I can't wait to see what kind of style make-overs she has planned for her incubating baby (babies?). [Source]

Elsewhere in NYC this week, the Waverly Inn turned into the Hollywood "It" Boys Club as Emile Hirsch and John Mayer intersected at the Graydon Carter-owned restaurant last night. Here are a few pics of Emile and John as they made their way into and out of the restaurant:

Photo credit: Splash News

Either Emile got really cold and had to really bundle up or he was just messin' around with the paps. John Mayer never let's the photogs get under his skin ... in fact, he even danced a little jig for the cameras as he made his way home. Cute! [Source]

Amy Winehouse celebrated her freedom from jail this week by gettin' herself all dolled up and going back to jail so that she could visit her incarcerated husband Blake Civil Fielder (who is currently cooling his heels in the big house for attempting to pervert justice). Here are pics of Amy vainly attempting to make herself as presentable as possible for her husband in the backseat of her car ... doing so in vain:

Photo credit: Splash News

Amy Winehouse's druggie lifestyle has taken its toll on the singer's looks and clearly its become a struggle for the singer to make herself look presentable for a visit with husband Blake in prison. The singer pulled some odd faces as she attempted to apply her make-up and get dressed - all while in the back of a car. Her blackened grimey fingernails, spotty, pallid skin, and matted hair, revealed the Rehab star is clearly fighting a losing battle with drug addiction which is ruining her once attractive looks. Chaotic Amy visited husband Blake in jail yesterday, but she looked far from her best, and appears to be constantly pushed for time, hence her use of the car as a mobile changing room. But the talented singer appears to have plenty of people keen to offer her support - including singer turned photographer Bryan Adams. Amy has been invited to spend a "rock family" Christmas at the singer's Caribbean villa. Bryan, 48, wants to get the star away from her drink and drugs problems and has offered to fly her to his home on the private island of Mustique ... Earlier this week the troubled star was seen passed out in a car following her arrest over an alleged £200,000 plot to fix her husband's assault trial. What I don't understand is how she is able to groom her massive beehive in such close quarters. Beauty like Amy's doesn't just grow on trees, you know. The girl may be a raging mess ... but her grooming talents are hugely impressive. [Source]

The fictional relationship between Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt rages on this week as the couple, who have recently called off their fictional marriage, were seen ice skating at a rink in Santa Monica, CA this week ... behold:

Heidi has got herself a pretty effing wicked double salchow but it's really nothing compared to Spencer's triple lutz. Of course, their skating moves are also fictional which is absolutely what you would expect from seeing Speidi on the ice. [Source]

Someone must've been craving another helping of Swedish meatballs because Paris Hilton brought her hot Swede pizza boy Alex Vaggo off the bench to join her for another night on the town. Here are pics of the pouty couple as they made their way out of GOA nightclub last night:

Photo credit: Splash News

I totally get why Paris would want to get back with this hunk of hawtness but I don't understand why the reverse is so attractive to Alex. Surely delivering pizzas can't be all that bad. I mean, the tips alone have to be more appealing than the constant itching and irritation. [Source]

Yesterday we saw pics of Ed Westwick, Penn Badgley and Chace Crawford -- the guys from Gossip Girl (and the unfortunateness of Ed Westwick's two sizes too small button-up shirt disaster) -- at MTV studios on their way to do their appearance on TRL and today we have pics of the lads from their actual appearance on the show:

Photo credit: Wireimage

Thankfully, Ed's shirtbuttons held out long enough to make it thru the show's taping but even in these pics you can see the toll that was taken on that poor shirt. Nonetheless, the boys managed to induce manic screaming from the girls (and some of the boys) in the audience so I guess that is really all that matters. [Source]

Ashlee Simpson also passed thru the MTV studios to appear on TRL this week so that she could officially debut her new video for her new song Outta My Head (Ay Ya Ya) and to show off a tragic new outfit:

Photo credit: Wireimage

Boo ... I love Ashlee and I love her boyfriend Pete Wentz (and I really love the Brad Walsh remix of her song Outta My Head) ... but she needs to stop trying to dress like Pete cuz it really doesn't work for her. Does he even know she stole his gloves? [Source]

One of the Real Househusbands of Orange County (who actually became an ex-Househusband this season on the Bravo TV reality show) got his ass busted for probation violation after cops spied him drinking at a bar in Newport Harbor, CA ... and here is his lovely mug shot:

Reality has set in for "Real Housewives of Orange County" husband Matt Keough. The former MLB star was popped by cops Tuesday afternoon in Newport Beach, Calif., after officers found him drinking at the bar at a local Marriott, thus violating his probation. Classy! The 52-year-old Keough pleaded guilty to felony DUI charges in 2005, after crashing his SUV into another car and causing a chain reaction which seriously injured a bicyclist. Keough left the accident scene and was found at a nearby store. He reportedly blew almost three times the legal limit. Wow -- that's drunk! The judge sentenced Keough to probation. The terms indicated he was not to consume any alcohol -- not even a drop. Cops arrested him after a Newport Beach police officer recognized him -- and knew he was not supposed to be drinking ... He'll be arraigned on the probation violation tomorrow. TMZ spoke with OC Sheriff's Dept. spokesperson, Jim Amormino, who confirmed that Keough was arrested in 2005 for DUI and that "the Oakland Athletics as well as Matt Keough's family are working together to get Matt into a treatment center to obtain the help that he needs." Eh, this ex-baseball player turned minor supporting character to his overbearing reality TV wife isn't really worth mentioning but I do watch the show and, as much as I hate to admit it, like the show. Something tells me that this will not be the last arrest to come out of the Real Folks of Orange County. It's only a matter of time before one or more of those kids gets popped for something. [Source]

David Beckham has posted a new message on his official blog on where he looks back on the year that was 2007 and then offers his wishes for a happy holidays to his fans the world over:

By and large, everything in the post is stuff that we already know but it's always nice to pretend that David Beckham is actually sitting behind his computer (hopefully in his Armani underwear), typing up these messages for all us to read. It's not exactly the kind of package I'd like to receive from David Beckham for Xmas but ... I'll take what I can get. [Source]

And finally ... here are a few cute and sexy pics of heartthrob James Marsden modeling a few outfits in the new issue of GQ magazine:

I've been a long-time admirer of James Marsden (er, his work ... yeah, his work) but he has had such an especially good year this year that I've been taking even more notice of his ... talents. He was a revelation in Hairspray this summer and was a delight in Enchanted this winter ... I can't wait to see him in the new Katherine Heigl movie 27 Dresses (which comes out next month). He is really having the Best Year Ever ... it couldn't have happened to a nicer guy. [Source]

Les News:
Last night, Sarah and I got to hang out for a bit at her new home before we met up with some of our friends at the Cadieux Cafe to watch Mark and his friends play some tunes. I was very happy to see that Ben and Sam were already in the hiz and that Mike G. made the trek all the way from Ann Arbor to hang. Angi and Tony also came out and we all had a great time together:

As much as I really hate the smokiness of Detroit bars, I really didn't notice the stinkiness so much once the drinks started going down. I love my friends ... we always have such a great time together ... I can't wait to see them all again Saturday night at Sarah and Mark's Xmas party.

Tonight, I'm hanging out with Sarah and her family to celebrate her mom Nina's birthday. It shall be a blast.

I have to send out lots of love and thanks to Anita for the kind gift she sent my way. It was absolutely unnecessary but very much appreciated ... I'll deffo put it to good use. Thank you again so much.

It's the weekend, y'all ... I hope you have a good one. I'm out.