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Judge Rules Britney Spears' Medical Records Be Kept Private

Aug 31, 2011 12:00 PM

BritneySpearsBrandSense230.jpgLos Angeles Superior Court Judge Reva Goetz has ruled that Britney Spears' medical records be kept private in a dispute involving the company Brand Sense.

Brand Sense requested access to Spears' confidential medical information to collect evidence in its $10 million lawsuit against the singer.

The company claims it was robbed of a 35 percent from Spears' Elizabeth Arden fragrance agreement.

In July, it was decided that Spears was not competent enough to testify in the case (Spears' father, Jamie, still has conservatorship of her affairs.) Brand Sense was hoping to prove otherwise -- using the medical records to help.

But Goetz said Brand Sense didn't have good enough reason to get the info.

In June, Spears' former manager, Sam Lutfi, was denied a similar request in his libel case against Spears and her mother.

In other Spears news, it's confirmed that a certain celeb will be joining her on the European leg of her Femme Fatale tour -- keep reading to find out who!




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Mary-Kate And Ashley Olsen Head To Honduras

Aug 31, 2011 11:35 AM

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, 25, are getting their charity fix -- the two fashion designers partnered their line, The Row, with TOMS shoes to do a shoe drop in Honduras.

On the drop, Mary-Kate and Ashley personally distributed free shoes to children. The twins are seen smiling in the video -- a rarity for them! Says Mary-Kate of the trip:

    "This taught me about myself … how I can be more affectionate and loving."



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James Franco Ditches Broadway, Shoots Soap Opera

Aug 31, 2011 11:15 AM

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James Franco seems to be having a bloody good time on the set of General Hospital.

The esteemed actor, posing alongside GH regular Steve Burton, seems to have been the victim of a violent shooting.

Franco, who will be playing a psychotic artist on soap, will make his return to daytime television on September 20.

Not sure about you, but even with Franco looking a bit bloody in this photo, we think he still manages to look oh-so-sexy!




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Bravo Will Air Suicide Prevention PSA During Russell Armstrong Special

Aug 31, 2011 10:55 AM

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Bravo has released an official statement regarding the handling of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' Russell Armstrong's suicide.

It had been reported that a special would air about Russell's suicide -- a special for which every housewife except his estranged wife, Taylor Armstrong, was interviewed.

Now the network has officially announced the special, and also revealed that public service announcements about suicide prevention will air during the broadcast.

The statement also confirmed what had been reported -- that re-editing is being done of the latest season's episodes, but that the intended Sept. 5 premiere date would not be changed. Said Bravo Media President Frances Berwick:

    "Given that these episodes were filmed months ago, the producers of the show taped a brief interview this week with several cast members to introduce the premiere. Re-editing of the episodes is still underway. Bravo will proceed with the Monday, September 5 premiere date ... Our thoughts continue to be with the Armstrong family during this difficult time."



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Marc Anthony Opens Up About Split With Jennifer Lopez

Aug 31, 2011 10:35 AM

Marc Anthony hasn't discussed his split with Jennifer Lopez until now.

The Latin singer is sitting down with ABC's John Quinones to answer intimate questions regarding his breakup with J Lo.

In a preview of the sit-down interview, Anthony says, “I’ll always love Jennifer.”

Back on July 15, the duo announced they were splitting after seven years of marriage. A portion of the ABC interview will air Thursday on Good Morning America, and the rest will be shown on Nightline.




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Brooke Burke And David Charvet Are Newlyweds In Love

Aug 31, 2011 10:15 AM

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Brooke Burke and David Charvet have that newlywed glow!

The Dancing with the Stars host and her Baywatch beau tied the knot in St. Barts after dating for six years.

The tanned twosome, who have two kids together, attended the Traditional Jewelers and The Art Of Elysium Summer Event hosted by Ali Larter at The Malibu Country Mart.

Can these two be any hotter?




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Oksana Grigorieva Gets Only $750,000 From Mel Gibson In Settlement

Aug 31, 2011 09:50 AM

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In a Los Angeles court Wednesday, Mel Gibson and ex Oksana Grigorieva finally reached a custody settlement over their daughter, Lucia, who was born in 2009.

The case seems a loss for Oksana. She will get only $750,000 over five years from a man once reported to be worth $900 million. He had reportedly offered her millions in the past, which she turned down. The terms of Wednesday's agreement:

    -Gibson will have to pay Grigorieva $750,000 over five years -- three installments of $250,000 -- one now, one in Sept. 2012 and one in Jan. 2016.

    -The house Grigorieva and Lucia live in must be sold when Lucia turns 18. The money from the sale will be put in a trust for Lucia.

    -Gibson and Grigorieva will have joint legal and physical custody of Lucia.

    -No books can be written by either party about the other.

The couple, who have been engaged in legal battles for months, separated in April 2010. Their relationship exploded online when audio was released of a fight between the two and Oksana accused Mel of physical abuse.

During the Wednesday hearing, Gibson and Grigorieva both thanked the judge.

Gibson is settling several matters this week -- he's also reported to have reached a settlement in his two-year divorce case with his wife of 28 years, Robyn. The divorce should be finalized this week.




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LeAnn Rimes Slams Guiliana Rancic For Weight-Related Jab

Aug 31, 2011 09:35 AM

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LeAnn Rimes doesn't appreciate others talking about her weight ... especially E! host Guiliana Rancic.

In a recent interview, Guiliana, 36, said the following about LeAnn:

    "She lost a lot of weight from all the stress in her life. She seems a little thin right now, and I think she looks great when she's a bit curvier."

The country singer, 29, responded to Rancic's statement. LeAnn Tweeted:

    "@GiulianaRancic hey, we should go to dinner sometime. You get criticized all the time for how small you are. You can see just HOW much I eat and maybe put a stop to this crazy "shrinking" once and for all.....oh, & then we should workout together! Good luck with your restaurant!!!!"

Rimes added, "I just don't appreciate her comments. So I really would love for her to hang with me, see who I am. I am a person, you know."




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