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Lindsay Lohan Will Have to Sign ‘Sobriety Clause’ for ‘Inferno’

| September 21, 2010 - 1:03 pm

Lindsay Lohan hasn’t just endangered her freedom and her health with her recent shenanigans—she’s also endangering her film career.
Lohan is next due to portray ill-fated Deep Throat porn star Linda Lovelace in the upcoming biopic Inferno. And while the film’s producers are solidly behind the troubled actress—at least for now—she’ll be out on… More »

Jon Gosselin Hired Kate Major as His Assistant

Celebuzz | November 18, 2009 - 11:35 am

And the icky, icky details about Jon Gosselin and Kate Major’s former relationship just keep on coming.
Radar Online reports that, back in July, the Jon & Kate Plus 8 dad hired the former magazine reporter—who had quit her job after getting romantically involved with Gosselin—as his personal assistant.
Putting your girlfriend on… More »

Paula Abdul: It’s Getting ‘Ugly’

Betsy Waldman | August 12, 2009 - 9:15 am

Yet another offer has been thrown to American Idol ex-judge Paula Abdul.
Abdul is reportedly in talks to make a guest appearance on Ugly Betty!
EW dishes that her exact role is being kept secret, but it looks like she’ll be playing a new temp at Mode who bonds with Becki Newton’s Amanda. More »

Simon Cowell: The $45 Million Man?

Celebuzz | August 11, 2009 - 11:15 am

Though it seems next to impossible, Simon Cowell may soon be as rich as he is arrogant.
According to the Hollywood Reporter, the prickly American Idol judge is close to finalizing a deal to stay on with the popular singing competition for the next three years, and it’s worth big bucks—a reported $45 million… More »

Paula Abdul Swamped With TV Offers

Celebuzz | August 6, 2009 - 3:00 pm

Don’t feel bad for Paula Abdul just yet.
The beloved American Idol Judge, who just announced that she would not be returning for the upcoming season of the show due to contract disputes, isn’t going to be pressed for dough.
Just two days after the announcement, some exciting things are coming through for… More »

Paula Abdul May Not Be Returning To ‘American Idol’

Betsy Waldman | July 19, 2009 - 8:00 am

No, this can’t be happening!
Paula Abdul may not be returning to the next season of American Idol if the producers don’t throw down the big bucks.
Her manager David Sonenberg tells the LA Times, “Very sadly, it does not appear that she’s going to be back on ‘Idol.'”
He also revealed… More »

Ryan Seacrest Is Gettin’ PAID, Y’all

Celebuzz | July 13, 2009 - 8:10 am

Say what you will about about Ryan Seacrest; his choice of business partners may sometimes leave a lot to be desired, but the man knows how to strike a deal.
According to the Hollywood Reporter, Seacrest has inked a three-year contract with CKX—the parent company of American Idol’s producer 19 Entertainment—that will put another… More »

Chad Michael Murray and Hilarie Burton’s ‘One Tree Hill’ Exit: All About the Benjamins?

Celebuzz | May 22, 2009 - 5:00 pm

It sounds like the mystery behind Chad Michael Murray and Hilarie Burton’s exit from One Tree Hill has been solved—and the question mark appears to hav been replaced by a dollar sign.
TV Guide reports that CW entertainment president Dawn Ostroff addressed the actors’ departure during the network’s upfront presentation on Thursday—and from the… More »