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For the first time since the death of her daughter, Cissy Houston has spoken out.

In an interview that will air Monday on New Jersey's My9's 10 O'Clock News, Cissy Houston says she still has her "moments" of mourning since Whitney passed away in February.

"I'm not there yet. I don't think I'm any more courageous than anyone else. I am a true believer in God, if I could bring her back I would, but that's not possible."

Cissy Houston Picture

News broke yesterday that cocaine was found in Whitney's hotel room, following coroner confirmation that the singer died with that drug in her system.

The artist's substance abuse problems have been well documented, of course, but Cissy says she can't hold herself responsible for these issues, not after so many years of attempting to intervene.

"I know I did the best I could," she says. "I don’t blame myself. I know I did the best I could for everything."

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Welcome to THG's Week in Review! Below, our staffers look back at the stories, stars and scandals that made the last seven days some of the craziest ALL MONTH.

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Now, a rundown of the week that was at The Hollywood Gossip:

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Justin Bieber may have written and recorded "Boyfriend" with Selena Gomez in mind, but the teenage singer's girlfriend might not be happy to get a look at her man's upcoming video.

A 20-second tease for the video has been released and in it Justin is standing alone, in the dark, belting out the lyrics... until a series of female hands start to caress his torso and his face. They're everywhere!

Who knows what happens next, of course. Perhaps Justin leaves this enticing situation and finds comfort in the young woman about whom he's promising to "be a gentleman" and "never let go." We'll find out soon when the full video takes over the Internet. For now, watch, enjoy and swoon:

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Ryan Leaf - the number-two pick in the 1998 NFL draft and arguably the biggest bust in league history - was arrested in Montana yesterday.

Details are unclear, but authorities in Great Falls says the former Washington State standout was booked on charges of burglary of a residence, theft and felony criminal possession of dangerous drugs. He was released on $76,000 bond and is due in court on Monday.

Ryan Leaf Mug Shot

Last year, Leaf had a benign brain tumor removed, and in 2010 he was placed on probation after pleaded guilty in Amarillo, Texas to various drug charges.

He released the following statement soon after this arrest:

“I’ve made some mistakes, and have no excuses. I am using the tools I’ve learned to move forward rather than backwards, and will be open to talking about the details in the days to come. I am confident that there will be further understanding when the facts are revealed, and feel very blessed for all of the support, especially from my friends and family.”

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In sad, but not entirely surprising news, Octomom Nadya Suleman is doing what she swore she would never do and going on welfare, reports say.

The mother of 14 is getting $2,000 a month from the State of California, which sends it directly to a special debit account (see welfare card image).

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The card can ONLY be used for food and is closely monitored to ensure its holder isn't making illegal purchases ... i.e. toys, pregnancy tests, etc.

Just two years ago, after giving birth to children 7-14, she said she refused to become "a self-fulfilling prophecy" by accepting state assistance.

She also said we'd never see Nadya Suleman nude. It's a week of firsts.

Octo got for the card because her income is less than $119,000 a year and a family of 15 that makes less than that is entitled to welfare benefits.

The $119,000 figure is based on around $8,000 for each member of the household. The more kids, the more you can make and still receive welfare.

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How to Make It in America's Lake Bell is engaged! To tattoo artist Scott Campbell!

So, how did the proposal go down? Details are being kept under wraps for now.

But it looks like starring on the HBO show paid off in the romance department for Bell, who reportedly met her newly cemented fiancé when he guest starred as himself on the show in 2011, according to the New York Post.

The rest, as they say, is history.

Lake Bell Image

Looks like tattoo artist Scott Campbell will be the only one seeing Lake Bell nude from now on. They're engaged, according to the actress' rep!

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Keith Olbermann has just been fired by the cable network that took him in after the much higher-profile cable network he was previously on cut him loose.

Current TV, which was co-founded by Al Gore, released a statement saying it was parting ways with the pundit, surprisingly citing a difference in values.

The decision comes less than a year after Keith Olbermann was fired by MSNBC, then hired by Current to help energize the network’s primetime ratings.

Olbermann

Current said in a statement this afternoon:

"We created Current to give voice to those Americans who refuse to rely on corporate-controlled media and are seeking an authentic progressive outlet."

"We are more committed to those goals today than ever before."

"Current was founded on the values of respect, openness, collegiality, and loyalty to our viewers. Unfortunately these values are no longer reflected in our relationship with Keith Olbermann and we have ended it."

Current also announced today that it will be giving former New York Governor and CNN personality Eliot Spitzer a show in the network’s 8 p.m. hour.

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We have an update on the passing of Whitney Houston.

A week after the official coroner's report listed this singer's cause of death as being a heart attack, likely related to cocaine use, it's now been confirmed that the drug was, indeed, discovered in Whitney's hotel room at the time her body was found.

Whitney Houston ABC Interview

Initial reports had been sketchy on this fact, with rumors circulating that cocaine may have been present in Houston's system - but no traces of the substances were anywhere near the bathtub in which she drowned.

Allegations of someone tampering with the evidence even ran wild.

But now sources connected to the investigation tell TMZ that "white, powdery remnants" were taken into custody and later identified as cocaine.

Does this put the tragedy to rest? Sadly, probably not. Accusations of who supplied Whitney with her drugs of choice will continue for the foreseeable future. Ray J has already been forced to come out and defend himself against this charge.

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First there was Kony 2012.

Now there's Kony Meloni.

Law & Order: SVU badass Christopher Meloni has had enough of the Ugandan warlord made famous by Jason Russell's film ... before Russell went crazy. He's so irate, he's going to take him down personally. Dressed as Dog the Bounty Hunter.

After being encouraged to raise awareness for the humanitarian cause by releasing a funny but informative video that highlights the problems in the world and shows people how to help, the actor says ... f*%k that, I'm goin' to Africa.

Joseph Kony, you're on notice.

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Music legend Jerry Lee Lewis is a married man. The 76-year-old tied the knot with 62-year-old Judith Brown on March 9 in Natchez, Miss., CNN reports.

Interestingly, Brown was previously married to the legendary rocker's cousin, Rusty.

Whose sister Myra Gale Brown married Lewis when she was just 13 back in 1957.

So, yeah, it's a little unusual. It's also Jerry's seventh marriage overall.

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Lewis, also known as The Killer, has been a rock-and-roll icon for decades thanks to such classic hits as "Great Balls of Fire" and "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On."

Lewis and his sixth wife, who were married for 20 years, divorced in 2004. Here's hoping Jerry finds happiness this time around. Goodness gracious, indeed!

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