While girlfriend, Beyonce, wears the fur of innocent, slaughtered animals, Jay Z is trying to actually help those less fortunate than himself.

That's right, you can no longer accuse the rapper of being a Cristal man. His latest obsession is water, something that - sadly - doesn't flow very freely in many places around the world.

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The other day, while sitting in the T.H. Gossip headquarters and listening to Shakira's "Hips Don't Lie" for the 847th time , it occurred to us that we might as well buy the damn thing. Well, we were astonished to discover that no fewer than 15 songs are currently outpacing our Colombian princess on iTunes' most downloaded list. Which gave us the idea to tell our readers what those songs are.

Below, you'll find the Top 19 most downloaded songs on iTunes as of right this minute. Some you will definitely expect. Others will surprise you. Others still will nauseate you and possibly make you contemplate suicide. One is from a duo who takes its name from a former NBA star. In any event, it's a good list...

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Troubled actor and producer Mel Gibson doesn't have to fear for his career, Business Week says -- the economics of working with him are just too good.

Sure he drives drunk and is an arrogant lout who hates Jews and possibly gays too. While Mel has claimed repeatedly that he's not anti-Semetic, let's recall, in the interest of any new readers, that following his July 28 arrest in Malibu, Calif., the 50-year-old actor blamed the world's ills on the Jewish population. Yeah.

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Oh yes. Every female reader's favorite topless duo is at it again. Lance Armstrong and Matthew McConaughey have been hanging out, getting drunk and making women drool for weeks now.

So, just to prove that The Gossip is all about the gentlemen (pssst, guys, check out the Pussycat Dolls right now!), here's another image of People's sexiest man alive ... and that Armstrong guy:

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