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.

Bruce Jenner’s getting a “cut-rate… back alley” sex-reassignment operation in Thailand, reveals the National Enquirer. The magazine says when the family filmed its E! show there, Jenner secretly “snuck away” to meet with a Bangkok doctor. For why Jenner’s surprisingly opting for a “bargain operation” in a foreign country, go to Gossip Cop.

Robert Pattinson is going broke because of his “gold digger” girlfriend FKA Twigs, reveals Radar Online, working off an OK! report. The site says even though he’s “not working now,” Pattinson’s “paying for everything” because FKA Twigs “knows how to work men.” For how desperate his financial situation has become, see what a Pattinson pal shockingly admits to Gossip Cop.

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson are on the verge of a “$400 million divorce,” reveals Star, which notes they’re constantly fighting and are “like a volcano that’s about to explode!” Among the issues, says the magazine, are Hanks’ controlling ways. For how close they are to announcing their divorce, see what an insider leaks to Gossip Cop.

Angelina Jolie is demanding that Brad Pitt “lay off” the booze or she’ll send him “off to rehab.” The magazine says Jolie was recently in a “fury” after Pitt had a major “binge” at the Sundance Film Festival. For how serious Pitt’s “partying” problem has become, log on to Gossip Cop.

George and Amal Clooney are “living apart” and “really happy” about it, reveals Life & Style. The magazine says the “bickering duo” have been separated because of work, with Clooney in L.A. and his wife in London, and have “welcomed the break.” For how far “on the road to divorce” they’ve become, click over to Gossip Cop.