The Week in Tabloid Fodder: Fact vs. Fiction

It’s that time of the week again when the celebrity weeklies hit the newsstands. To separate what’s real and rumor, we turned to our friends at Gossip Cop for the 411 on this week’s most controversial stories.

Khloe Kardashian’s “real father” is Lionel Richie, reveals In Touch. The magazine says Kris Jenner had an “affair” with the singer in the ’80s and notes how Richie’s 16-year-old daughter Sofia is the “spitting image” of Kardashian. For what Kardashian exclusively says about the revelation that Richie’s her dad, go to Gossip Cop.

Taylor Swift has her cats vet potential boyfriends, reports OK! The magazine notes Swift “no longer trusts her own instincts with men,” so any suitor who “elicits hisses” from her pets automatically gets “struck from the list” of would-be boyfriends. For what other tests guys have to pass from Swift’s cats, log on to Gossip Cop.

Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green’s marriage is “on the rocks,” reveals OK! The magazine says Fox lost interest in sex after giving birth to their second child, and with “no romance in their marriage,” Green has “had enough.” For when they’ll officially announce their split, see what a Fox pal leaks to Gossip Cop.

Selena Gomez has given Justin Bieber a “marriage ultimatum,” reports In Touch. The magazine says Gomez is “sick of him flirting with other women” and will only “get back together” with Bieber “if he puts a ring on it.” For how close Bieber is to “making a commitment,” click over to Gossip Cop.

Sandra Bullock and Tom Cruise are beginning a “romance,” reveals the National Enquirer. The magazine says Bullock and Cruise had a “spark” when they first met, but were married to other people at the time. For why they think they’re a “match made in heaven,” see what a Cruise pal confides to Gossip Cop.