CATE BLANCHETT ON PLASTIC SURGERY

Hollywood star Cate Blanchett is reluctant to have plastic surgery, because her husband has vowed to divorce her if she goes under the knife. Cate admits she's feeling her age after giving birth to son Ignatius last April. But she is insisting she wouldn't trade her union with her hubby, Andrew Upton, to keep her looks. She tells Vanity Fair magazine, "I haven't done anything, but who knows. Andrew said he'd divorce me if I did anything.When you've had children, your body changes; there's history to it. I like the evolution of that history; I'm fortunate to be with somebody who likes the evolution of that history." But Upton hasn't fully put Blanchett off the idea: "I'm not a spokesperson against the world of injectables. If you grow up in an environment where your mother gets you a boob job when you turn 18, what hope is there? But I didn't grow up in that world."

EVA LONGORIA WANTS TO START FAMILY

Sexy Housewife Eva Longoria Parker can't wait to start a family with her hubby Tony Parker, despite constantly having to deny tabloid reports that she is pregnant. The actress has repeatedly been at the center of pregnancy gossip after she put on some weight for her role on the hit television show Desperate Housewives. Basketball star Parker was forced to make an official statement earlier this year, insisting his wife was pregnant. He added he would be proud to make the baby announcement to the press once it happens, telling reporters, "We don't wanna hide it. I don't know why people keep asking us." And now, the actress is hinting that family plans may not be too far away and is admitting she can't wait to have their own family. She tells Usweekly, "We can't wait to start a family. I'm so excited about that chapter in our lives and you'll know when it happens."

NO WEDDING FOR TOM BRADY AND GISELE

Gisele Bundchen

Model Gisele Bundchen is not going to wed her football star boyfriend Tom Brady, according to his father.The supermodel reportedly got engaged to Brady following his proposal on a private jet that took off from Teterboro Airport in New Jersey and landed in Boston, Massachusetts on Wednesday. Brady packed the plane with four dozen white roses and champagne for the happy event, reportedly witnessed by Bundchen’s parents who were also on board the plane, according to TMZ. But Brady’s dad, also called Tom, is slamming the report, and is insisting he hasn’t been told of any engagement. He tells America’s The Boston Globe newspaper, "(Engagement story is) rumor, rumor, rumor… We don’t know a thing about it. Nobody told me. We talked to him and there’s nothing to say." Bundchen’s twin sister also dismissed the report, telling journalists the story is "not true".A representative for Brady’s football team, the New England Patriots, tells People.com, "I heard the report that he (proposed) on a plane, but I don’t think it’s true."Tom keeps his private life private." The couple have been dating since 2006.

DAVID BECKHAM STEPS DOWN FROM PEPSI

David Beckham

David Beckham is stepping down from his role as the face of the soft drink giant Pepsi. The soccer ace spent ten years of starring in the global brand’s advertising campaigns. David announced he has walked away from his big money deal with Pepsi, which reportedly earned the star $3.5 million dollars a year. David has appeared alongside Britney Spears, Beyonce Knowles and Pink, as well as a host of international soccer stars, in the drinks company’s TV, magazine and billboard promotions. And he is adamant the arrangement came to an end amicably - insisting he wants to focus on other commitments. In a statement, Beckham says, "I have nothing but good memories of my association with Pepsi."I’ve played a gladiator, a cowboy, a surfer, and worked alongside Beyonce and Jennifer Lopez as well as some of the biggest names in world football."I hope everyone who has seen the work enjoyed it as much as I enjoyed making it." And the drinks giant’s bosses, who have long used famous faces to help sell their products, are adamant Beckham will be welcomed back to promote their products in the future. A spokesperson for the company says, "Pepsi is proud to have worked with David Beckham for 10 years, during which time he has been among the most successful and inspiring international footballers of all time."Our partnership has been one of the most enduring in global brand history and David will always be part of our Pepsi family."

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HOLLY MADISON WANTS TO WED ANGEL

"Girls Next Door" actress Holly Madison wants to follow in her friend Playboy Playmate Kendra Wilkinson footsteps by marching down the aisle with her illusionist boyfriend Criss Angel. The blond centerfolds have both found new partners since breaking up with Playboy icon Hugh Hefner earlier this year. Wilkinson is preparing to wed football star Hank Baskett after he proposed in November, and her former television co-star Madison insists she would also like to settle down. She tells UsMagazine.com, "I actually made Criss a paper ring, but he won't wear it. When he starts wearing his paper ring, I will be the one to propose."


HILLS FINALE PARTY IN CENTRAL PARK

Brody Jenner

Whithney Port


Spencer Pratt And Heidi Montag


Lauren Conrad And Audrina Patridge


Spencer Pratt and Heidi Montag were at the Hills finale party at Tavern on the Green in New York City loast night. Lauren Conrad And Audrina Patridge also were there and looked stunning on this cold New York City Night in Central Park. Whithney Port was also there looking like a 60s love child. Brody Jenner showed up, but we do not know why this guy is famous. But who cares, he's very sexy.


MORE REPORTS ON NEW MADONNA CHILD

Madonna

Pop superstar Madonna is reportedly preparing to fly to Malawi to bring home another adopted child, just months after officially announcing her divorce from director Guy Ritchie. The singer is said to have signed paperwork to adopt Mercy James from Malawi, the same country where she adopted her son David Banda in 2006. And now the 4-year-old girl's grandfather has allegedly confirmed the exchange will occur early next year. The family member tells Star magazine, "It breaks our hearts to know she will leave us, but adoption is best for her." James' mother Mwandida died at 18 just days after giving birth to her daughter. Madonna and Ritchie's split was announced in October, ending months of media speculation. The superstar filed for divorce citing Ritchie's "unreasonable behavior" and was granted a preliminary split on November 21st.

COURTNEY LOVE STOPS ANTI-DEPRESSANTS

Courtney Love

Former Hole singer Courtney Love has stopped taking her anti-depressants while recording a new album in a bid to confront her inner most demons. The rock stars fans will get a glimpse of her true self next year with the release of forthcoming CD "Nobody's Daughter," because she refused to take any medicines to moderate her wild personality. She tells Britain's Elle magazine, "I'm off antidepressants for the moment because my album producer wants me to feel the rage, wants me to be really angry, wants me to face the demons. And I am so [bleep] angry! "I'm getting back on them as soon as recording the album is finished. I'm not going to punch anybody, but I have to do two hours of exercise and chanting a day to feel good."

KANYE WEST TO LOVE THE PAPARAZZI

Rapper Kanye West has already made his New Year's Eve resolution. The singer has promised to make peace with the paparazzi. West has been arrested on two different occasions after clashing with the celebrity snappers. Police in Newcastle, England, detained Kanye last month after he was accused of pushing a camera into a photographers face. He was then released without charges. West and his assistant were also arrested over a similar incident at Los Angeles' LAX airport in September. The pair was charged with felony vandalism after reportedly smashing a snapper's camera, but the charges were later dropped by the Los Angeles California County District Attorney's office. And the rapper is adamant that in 2009 he will make more of an effort to be pleasant to photographers. He tells TMZ.com, "I love you guys. That's my New Year's resolution. Me and the paparazzi."




CRISS ANGEL AND HOLLY MADISON'S BASH

Holly Madison And Criss Angel

Former Playboy model Holly Madison celebrated her birthday with Chriss Angel who was also celebrating his birth. The two were at LAX Nightclub at The Luxor in Las Vegas, Nevada late last night.

KATE HUDSON VOWS TO STAY SINGLE

Kate Hudson

Hollywood star Kate Hudson loves life so much on her own , she has vowed to stay single "as long as she can." The actress married Black Crowes frontman Chris Robinson when she was 20 but the couple, who have a son, Ryder, 4, separated in 2007. Kate is enjoying her single life and the new state of mind she has, and is hesitant to think about settling down again. She tells Britain's In Style magazine, "I'm actually enjoying being single right now because I really never have been. "I feel good in relationships. I enjoy them, so I feel my best when I'm in something solid. But it's also the first time I've ever taken a step back and gotten a new perspective." "So, I've made a conscious decision to try and stay single as long as possible."

LEONA LEWIS PETA PERSON OF THE YEAR

Leona Lewis

Vegetarian singer Leona Lewis has been named Person of the Year by the animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).The superstar who gave up meat when she was just 12 years old, is an avid anti-animal cruelty campaigner and refuses to wear fur or leather. And her strict beliefs have not gone unnoticed. The bosses at PETA have made the star their top celebrity of 2008, taking over from fashion designer Stella McCartney. PETA Europe Director Robbie LeBlanc says, "Leona Lewis is admired for her beautiful voice, but it's her kindness to animals that makes her a superstar in our book." Earlier this year the singer turned down $1.5 million from luxury London retailer Harrods to open its summer sale because it remains as the only U.K. department store to still sell fur.

EMMA THOMPSON LIES TO HER HUSBAND

Hollywood star Emma Thompson is forced to lie to her husband when she buys new clothes, because he hates her spending money on expensive designer wear. Thompson is admitting her partner, fellow actor Greg Wise, is often cheap with his money and only buys new underpants every five years. She says, "When I whimper as I watch him pull his ancient, baggy and fake Calvin Klein pants up over his perfectly formed six pack to his chin, he snaps, 'Oh stop it. These will be fine for the next five years.' "If I buy anything, I lie about it, or stain or chip it slightly and claim it was 75p in the Scope (charity) shop. I have managed to introduce three pairs of shoes, a handbag and a Fedora, all by Donna Karen, using this deception."And Thompson has to continue her tricks when she replaces her husband's old garments with expensive new versions. She adds, "I have to color in any logos with magic-marker in case he spots them."

IDOL PRODUCER ON PAULA ABDUL

An "American Idol" producer is denying media reports that Paula Abdul is going to leave the hit television show, and is insisting she is an "integral part" of the contest. Abdul has been surrounded in controversy after a crazed fan committed suicide outside her California home last month. She claimed the producers failed to keep Paula Goodspeed away and let her audition on three separate occasions, knowing she had stalked the star for over 17 years. Bosses denied knowing Godspeed was a threat and rumors surfaced that Abdul would be leaving the hit show very soon. But producer Ken Warwick has flatly denied the reports, insisting the judge is "worth her weight in gold." He tells People.com, "America loves Paula. She's an integral part of this program. "There's never been any discussion that we would want to get rid of Paula. Never have I been faced with anyone saying Paula's got to go. She's one of the foundation blocks of this series. She keeps Simon well in control, which is worth its weight in gold." And Warwick is insisting he had no idea Goodspeed had a bad problem with Abdul, and if he had he would not have let her come face-to-face with the judge. He adds, "I was in the room there and I can absolutely put my hand on my heart and say I didn't know. I didn't even know that this person was a risk or termed as a stalker. I knew she was a fan, an ardent fan. But that's the only thing that came in front of me. "I would definitely not put a dangerous person or a person remotely dangerous in front of the judges. You wouldn't take that risk." He also admits Abdul "may have mentioned it to a security man or another junior producer." But, "if the inference is that I would put someone in there because it would make good television -- she certainly didn't mention it to me. She certainly didn't mention it to anybody with clout."

WILL SMITH TO BE BIG PHILANTHROPIST

Will Smith

Hollywood star Will Smith has given up on the idea of having more children, because it doesn’t fit into his 40-year plan with actress-wife Jada Pickett Smith. The award winning actor, has three children, and has often hinted about expanding his family, but, after turning 40 in September, he decided that was no longer part of his future plans. He tells USA Today, "Jada and I sat down and asked, ‘Where do we see ourselves?’ We went to 40 years from now."We see ourselves someplace where there are seasons… We think there’s mountains. We think we live on a golf course."We don’t have more children - we have grandchildren." And the Smiths have big charity plans: "We are the greatest philanthropists that America has ever seen. We’re gonna try and get up there with Bill and Melinda Gates."

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ASHLEE SIMPSON WANTS BABY PIC DEAL

Ashlee Simpson And Pete Wentz

Pop singer Ashlee Simpson and Fall Out Boy rock star husband, Pete Wentz, are reportedly struggling to entice celebrity magazines to buy photos of their newborn baby, Bronx Mowgli. The happy couple welcomed their new baby last month, and the parents are said to be keen to show their baby on the front pages of a popular magazine. But they have reportedly failed to secure a deal with any of the major U.S. tabloids, according to New York gossip column Page Six. A source tells the publication, "Pete and Ashlee have approached every single celebrity magazine with offers to sell their first photos, but nobody wants them. Covers of them tend not to sell well."

GENE SIMMONS LASHES AT LATE ROCKERS

Rocker Gene Simmons is launching a scathing attack on other rock stars who turn up late to their own gigs, as tardiness is disrespectful to their fans. The Kiss star is adamant his band always takes to the stage on time, to make sure their supporters are not kept waiting. And Simmons admits he can't stand arrogant musicians who arrive late. He tells Billboard.com, "I don't care if you're Axl Rose, forgot to tie your shoelaces or your father molested you when you were three -- you're a [bleep] if you don't show up onstage when it says 9 o'clock. "You need to have the integrity and self-respect to respect the promoter who paid you the money in advance, the hall and the people who makes all our lives possible."

JENNIFER ANISTON HITS OUT AT JOLIE

Bitch Jennifer Aniston is hitting out at Hollywood star Angelina Jolie's announcement that she fell in love with Brad Pitt on the set of "Mr. and Mrs. Smith," insisting the actress' comments "confirmed" her suspicions at the time. Jolie recently admitted she fell for Aniston's ex-husband, Brad Pitt, while they were making the 2005 movie, when the actor was still married to her. Aniston subsequently told Vogue that Jolie's comments were "uncool" and has now spoken about her disappointment following the revelation. Jennifer is adamant that she won't let the news upset her and is trying to laugh off the incident. She tells GQ, "Well, you know, that was definitely a confirmation for me of something that wasn't quite confirmed at the time. But listen ... You sit there and you ... No. No daggers through the heart. I laugh. Am I surprised? Well, how do I say this? ... Considering the source, nothing surprises me."

MORE BABY RUMORS FOR MARIAH CAREY

Mariah Carey

Pop singing star Mariah Carey is sparking more pregnancy rumors, as she has reportedly scrapped plans for a new tour to prepare for her first child. Gossips have been talking about Mariah expecting since marrying Nick Cannon earlier this year, but she frequently refuses to confirm the media reports. And the rumors were sparked after insiders told the New York Daily News that the star had pulled all plans for an upcoming string of concerts because she is pregnant. A source tells the publication, "Costume designers and dancers were all called Wednesday and told the tour is off. "Most were hysterically crying because they were relying on her for a paycheck this holiday season." However, a representative for Carey refutes the claims: "I have not been told she's pregnant."

LIV TYLER DATING ELIZABETH HURLEY EX.

Liv Tyler

Sexy actress Liv Tyler has found new love with Elizabeth Hurley's multimillionaire ex-boyfriend Steve Bing, according to media reports. Tyler who split with husband Royston Langdon earlier this year, was reportedly spotted enjoying a romantic meal with movie producer Bing in Los Angeles California inn November. According to Star magazine, Bing, 43 -- the father of Hurley's 6-year-old son Damian -- has been pursuing the star for some time. A source tells Star, "She was determined to make a good impression."They were laughing and smiling throughout the meal, which lasted two hours."

FEDERLINE FEARED EX. BRITNEY SPEARS

Kevin Federline feared for his sons' safety when his ex-wife Britney Spears went into a meltdown this year. The toxic singer was hospitalized for psychiatric assessment last January after she reportedly refused to hand over her children following a supervised visit. Spears was in the middle of a bitter custody battle with Federline at the time of the incident, and he confesses he was worried about his children when she hit her "lowest points."He tells Hello! magazine, "Yes, I was a bit concerned. In my heart, I never felt she'd ever do anything wrong to the children. But some of her lowest points were my lowest points, too. It has been tough for me to go through all this at the same time." Describing the moment he saw Spears being carried away on a stretcher, Federline adds: "That's one of my lowest points right there. It was stressful. But we're all through it now."And Federline is convinced his and Britney's problems were made even worse because their marriage was in the public eye. He says, "It's tough. It definitely doesn't make it any easier. But when we were together, we had each other to rely on. And we had lots of moments together that ... well, people don't know what goes on behind closed doors. We had a bit of private life."


GUY RICHIE HAS MADONNA FEARS

Madonna

Guy Ritchie fears his that his ex-wife Madonna will break their custody agreement and keep the former couple's children in America with her, according to the director's dad. Richie and Madonna finalized their divorce last month, and are said to have decided to share custody of their 8-year-old son Rocco and 3-year-old David Banda, with the kids splitting their time between New York City and London. Madonna's 12-year-old daughter, Lourdes, from a previous relationship, will remain in the U.S. with her mother. The children are currently accompanying Madonna on the Latin American leg of her Sticky and Sweet world tour, while Ritchie works on his new "Sherlock Holmes" movie in Britain. But Ritchie's father, John, admits the star is worried his ex-wife will renege on the custody deal. John Ritchie tells British magazine Closer, "The children are with Madonna at the moment. Our worry is that she won't send them back and Guy hopes she won't keep them."

BRAD PITT ON THE TOWN WITH PARENTS

Angelina Jolie And Brad Pitt With Family

Superstars Brad Pitt and girlfriend Angelina Jolie attended the "The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button" Los Angeles California Premiere at the Mann's Village Theater.

POLITICS TRANSCEND BARBRA STREISAND

Stanch Democrat Barbra Streisand kept the peace as she graciously accepted the top honor from President George W. Bush, insisting the award ceremony should "transcend politics."
Streisand was on hand as one of the latest recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors for her achievements in the performing arts. The singer has been a very outspoken opponent of Bush throughout his two terms in the White House, once describing him as "an alien sent here to destroy the planet Earth." Streisand was greeted by Bush for a reception before a tribute concert at the Kennedy Performing Arts Center over the weekend. Accepting the prestigious honor, she said, "Art transcends politics this weekend." Later asked if she would have preferred President-elect Barack Obama as the host of the event, she told reporters, "That would have been lovely ... or (former President, Bill) Clinton."Other recipients recognized at the 31st annual ceremonies included actor Morgan Freeman, The Who stars Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey, country singer George Jones and dancer/choreographer Twyla Tharp. The awards show will air on December 30th.

THE RUMORS FLY OVER SCOTT WEILAND

Rock star Scott Weiland is brushing off rumors that he has gone back to booze after he reportedly showed up intoxicated at a recent New York City concert. In May Weiland was handed a court order to attend an 18-month alcohol rehab program, stemming from his 2007 arrest for driving under the influence. According to a source at the New York Daily News, the rocker was allegedly "hitting the hard stuff backstage and was noticeably messed up" during his solo gig at the Fillmore-Irving Plaza on Friday. The source adds, "He was over an hour late to take the stage, and audience members were commenting on how drunk and sloppy he seemed.
"It didn't help that the crowd was booing him and shouting at him to play his Stone Temple Pilots." A spokesperson for Weiland has denied the claims and has not issued further comment.

SHANIA TWAIN SPARKING MORE RUMORS

Shania Twain

Shania Twain is sparking rumors that she's dating the husband of the woman her ex is alleged to have had an affair with after the mystery man spotted escorting the singer around New York City was identified as Patrick Thiebaud. Twain broke up from husband Robert "Mutt" Lang in May following his revelation that he was romancing the couple's longtime secretary Marie-Anne Thiebaud, who was the manager of their Swiss estate. And it appears the two hurt exes have formed a special friendship after Thiebaud's husband joined the country star for a trip to New York. The couple arrived at New York's John F. Kennedy Airport on Thursday.

PAULA ABDUL STALKED FOR 17 YEARS

Paula Abdul

The very obsessed fan who committed suicide outside Paula Abdul's mansion last month stalked the American Idol star for almost 17 years. Paula Goodspeed took a suspected drug overdose in her car outside the gates of Abdul's Sherman Oaks, Calif., estate on November 11th. Paula reveals her tragic death ended an almost two decades long campaign that developed into a fearful obsession when Abdul landed a job on the hit television talent show in 2002. Speaking on "The View" today, the 45-year-old pop star says, "She has been a stalker/fan for about 17 years now. It wasn't until 'American Idol' that she ever knew how she could get to me. Prior to that it was all through a fan club. "Because of 'American Idol,' I've been an open target to be followed home. So the last five years have been a little tough for me." In a separate interview the singer confirms rumors she has been too scared to return to the home, which she is now selling.
Abdul told People.com, "I've been staying in different homes and hotels, and I have security with me."

KIM KARDASHIAN TALKS PLAYBOY

Sexy reality show star Kim Kardashian wants Playboy boss Hugh Hefner to ignore reports she'll never pose nude in his magazine again, because she'd love to strip for him again.The actress peeled off for a special 12-page pictorial in December 2007, but has since been quoted stating the photo shoot was a one off. However, Kim is desperate not to burn bridges between herself and Hugh Hefner, and wants him to keep her phone number for another picture spread in the future. In a message on her Web site, Kardashian writes, "There are a bunch of reports about me on the web claiming that I said I would never do Playboy again. They're quoting me as saying, 'It was a one-off. I don't think I'll do Playboy or anything like that again.' This is totally false. While I'm not planning to pose for the men's magazine in the immediate future, I definitely don't want to close the door to the opportunity. Never say never."

TOM CRUISE TALKS ABOUT WIFE KATIE

Hollywood star Tom Cruise fell in love with actress Katie Holmes at first sight and rushed off to buy an engagement ring after their very first date. The couple's relationship has been subjected to much scrutiny by public and media critics who have speculated their union was arranged and their romance is a farce. But Cruise, who famously proposed at the top of Paris, France's Eiffel Tower, is insisting their marriage is the real deal and he has been in love with Holmes since he first set eyes on her. Cruise tells the December 7th issue of the New York Times Style Magazine, "I knew I wanted to marry Kate when I met her." And he admits he proposed in a hurry in 2005, because he feared the actress would ask him first: "At one point, I thought she was going to ask me to marry her first and I put her off by changing the subject. I wanted to ask her."
The couple married in November 2006.

JESSICA SIMPSON TO MOVE WITH ROMO

Jessica Simpson

Pop star Jessica Simpson is sparking more rumors that she will move in with boyfriend Tony Romo, after swapping her hotel room to stay with the football star during a recent visit to her home state. Simpson reportedly unpacked her bags in Romo's new home in an upscale suburb of Irving, Texas, during a visit to the city. A source tells the Us Weekly. "They are doing great. Now it's Tony, Jess and his roommate!" Another source adds, "Jessica stays at his home when she's in town, but she hasn't totally moved in yet. She's been busy with her country music stuff. ... She helped him decorate the house. She really took the reins."

NATALIE COLE HAS TOUGH SUMMER

Natalie Cole

Singing star Natalie Cole is very grateful she made it to the end of the year, after a summer of poor health left her fearing the worst. Cole was diagnosed with liver disease hepatitis C in February, and, by the summer she could hardly move.Natalie is admitting that walking from the bedroom to the kitchen was "an act of Congress", and worse was to come. Shortly before Cole was rushed to hospital in New York City after suffering kidney failure, she was a mess. She reveals, "I was in a wheelchair because my legs got very feeble. I was very fragile. I could not lift my head off the pillow… I was just falling apart." Following the health scare in September ,Cole has to undergo dialysis three times a week, and she has been forced to cut back on her promotional commitments.Cole says, "I have never really taken the time to rest and it really is ridiculous. When you’re sick, you need to sit down and take care of yourself."

GARY COLEMAN PLEADS NO CONTEST

Gary Coleman

Little Gary Coleman has pleaded no contest to disorderly conduct after attacking a photographer outside a Utah bowling alley.The former Different Strokes actor was in court yesterday to face charges stemming from the incident, which took place earlier this year. He was fined. Coleman and his wife reportedly hit Colt Rushton with their vehicle in a Payson parking lot after he refused to stop taking cellphone snapshots of the couple.

MARTHA STEWART CAN'T MIX HER DRINKS

Martha Stewart

Actor Adrien was left cleaning up after Martha Stewart, when the television host drenched herself in alcohol during a bad attempt to mix a cocktail.The Hollywood star was a guest on Stewart’s show today, when she attempted to show him how to create a Cosmopolitan. But she was stunned when a piece of a faulty mixer launched in her face, sending the red drink splashing into her eye and drenching her clothes. Mopping up the mess from Stewart’s sweater, Brody said, "That’s why they give us virgin drinks (backstage) because we’d have no excuse. I don’t care, believe me - it’s the most exciting thing that’s happened to me on my press tour. Martha spilled a shot and it’s all before 10am."