Kobe Bryant stood tall last night as his Los Angeles Lakers took a 3-1 lead in the West Finals with a grueling road win at San Antonio.

Similarly, the website that claimed the NBA star had an affair with a Laker Girl named Vanessa Curry is refusing to back down under pressure.

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Newly married Ashlee Simpson is changing her name to Ashlee Wentz in honor of her husband, Fall Out Boy Pete Wentz.

"I think that that's something that a woman should do when they're marrying a man," she said. "It's a tradition I think is a great tradition."

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Kate Hudson, who must have been taking a day off from seeing new beau Lance Armstrong, is seen here with four-year old son Ryder.

We wonder if he minds that his mom is sleeping with the world's most famous cancer survivor. He's probably cool with it.

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The following is a true story, not some Saturday Night Live skit drawn up to mock extreme conservatives:

Rachael Ray may be a sell out, but at least she isn't a fear-mongering nut job such as Fox News commentator Michelle Malkin.

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Like Hillary Clinton or absolutely despise her insincere, pandering persona, you have to admit that the former First Lady can at least laugh at herself.

She smiled through her explanation of how she conveniently misremembered being under sniper attack in Bosnia - and she's also poked fun at her past choice of outfits.

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Despite all the breakup talk, Jessica Simpson and Tony Romo are back together, but a college friend of the Dallas Cowboys quarterback says Romo's insisting on calling the plays from now on.

"He did agree to go to [sister Ashlee's] wedding - keeping his promise to Jessica," Romo's Eastern Illinois alum pal told the Chicago Sun-Times.

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Breaking celebrity baby news: Caroline Rhea, the former co-star of Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (the ABC show that starred Melissa Joan Hart), and her longtime beau, Costaki Economopoulos, are expecting their first child!

Caroline Rhea is set to appear in the series Sordid Lives, premiering on Logo July 23, is due in the fall. Costaki Economopoulos is a stand-up comedian and recently qualified for the World Series of Poker.

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