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Matt McDonald, a memorable contestant from Season 9 of the hit CBS reality series Big Brother, was arrested for allegedly beating his pregnant girlfriend.

The Boston District Attorney's Office says Matt McDonald was taken into custody Sunday around 3:30 p.m. after an ugly spat over allegations of infidelity.

The self-proclaimed "biggest liar/sweet talker" on the show was charged with assault and battery and aggravated assault and battery ... a serious charge.

This is because the victim is eight weeks pregnant.

According to the police, Matt and his baby mama got into an argument "over a text message on her cell phone the victim received from an old friend."

At that point, "the suspect accused the victim of cheating on her, attacking the victim by grabbing her arms, dragging her into a different room and strangling the victim stating 'I hope the baby dies and hope u [sic] have a miscarriage." Wow.

Matt McDonald Mug Shot

BIG (BROTHER) HOUSE: Matt McDonald could be sequestered for awhile.

The next day, the woman alleges, the former Big Brother houseguest returned from the store and accused her of pouring water on his plasma TV, breaking it.

McDonald then kicked her in the collarbone while she was sitting, then put her in a headlock and punched her in the arms, per the report. And it gets worse.

The victim claimed he later phoned her father, at which point she screamed for help, prompting Matt to shout, "Shut the f--k up or I'll punch you in the face."

She also contends McDonald threatened to off her dad if he called the cops.

It was then she ran out of the apartment and sought out police, who observed bruises and red marks on her collarbone, neck and arms, according to reports.

McDonald has pleaded not guilty. Interesting side note - that season of BB was won by Adam Jasinski, who was recently busted for running a drug ring.

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Hayden Panettiere chopping and dyeing her signature flowing, blonde locks? That's an even bigger shock to the system than if Heroes actually got renewed.

Or her dating Wladimir Klitschko. Toss up.

The petite, Hollywood hottie debuted her new look at an Earth Day celebration yesterday in Los Angeles. What do you think? Sophisticated and stylish? 

It's certainly a dramatic departure from the longer, lighter tresses she’s known for. The question is whether that departure is a good one. You tell us...

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Hayden Panettiere looks better with ...

 

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Tiger Woods posted a statement on his website today, detailing his return to golf, praising rival Phil Mickelson, and saying he's been spending time with family.

Wait, what?

At the end of the statement, the embattled star mentions taking time off to be with his "family" after The Masters, although he does not name any names.

Family must not include Elin Woods.

That was as personal as Tiger got, which in itself is a telling sign. He truly seems focused on golf, which is fine, but fuels reports that a divorce is happening.

BYE, ELIN: Tiger Woods returned to golf, but it looks as though he bid farewell to what was left of his crumbling marriage for good at The Masters earlier this month.

He and Elin have spent little, if any time together this month. He did see his kids following The Masters, but not his wife, who's traveled extensively solo.

Elin is in Sweden with their children and plans to be gone for weeks. Tiger has been living the single life in Orlando ... sans cocktail waitresses of course.

He's been spotted on the city's nightlife scene, partying backstage at a Nickelback concert and playing golf with friend Michael Jordan twice this week.

A good time, yes. Time with family, not so much.

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Kate Gosselin got the boot from Dancing With the Stars Tuesday night.

The remaining dancers and cast collectively thought: It's about time.

Kate Gosselin and Children

The mother of eight caused drama before the show even premiered in March, acting like a diva during rehearsals and making crazy demands on set.

Crazy demands like crew members not being allowed to look at her. Seriously. So you can imagine the rejuvenated vibe now that she's finally gone.

"Everyone couldn't be more relieved," a source says ... but just wait 'til they have to deal with Rachel Uchitel. That'll pose a whole new set of issues. 

GOOD RIDDANCE, GOSSELIN: That's the cast and crew's message for Kate.

"We had to walk on eggshells. At least we don't have to worry about where our eyes can or can't drift off to now. Kate just thought that everyone was out to get her. That's why she had all of those crazy rules, like how she was to be approached."

There are two ways to look at this, of course.

Kate gets enormous attention, much of it negative, from mainstream and celebrity gossip press. This understandably gets to her, prompting a difficult attitude.

On the flip side, rather than being "out to get her," perhaps it's the media's role to point out what a dreadful human being she is when she leaves us no choice.

It's a celeb gossip chicken-egg scenario.

"[We] felt bad for the bad press she got," another Dancing with the Stars source dished. "But sometimes it was deserved!" Sums it up perfectly, if you ask us.

With Nicole Scherzinger, Pamela Anderson - the woman's got the booty and skillz - Evan Lysacek et al. going strong, the cast is pumped to get back to work.

Tell us: Are you sad Kate's gone from Dancing with the Stars?

 

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Jaimee Grubbs scored a hole in one with Tiger Woods, so to speak. But the NHL players she hit on last night weren't going anywhere near that hole.

The outspoken 24-year-old Tiger mistress and Tool Academy alum hit up Beverly Hills hot spot Bar210 last night, looking to put out for sports stars.

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It was not to be.

"Jaimee made a beeline for a table full of [Anaheim] Ducks and [L.A.] Kings NHL hockey players," an eyewitness tells E!. "She walked up, and the guys were just like, 'Can we help you?' She said, 'I'm a model. My name is Jaimee.'"

The hockey players either do not read celebrity gossip, or are used to getting hotter girls, because they looked uninterested and a little confused.

Jaimee Grubbs went on to tell them she appeared in Maxim in February. Still unimpressed, the NHLers went back to minding their own business.

Maybe if Jaimee Grubbs had gone to the bar in just this ...

Not to be denied, J-Grub apparently tried to blend in with the posse: "She suddenly just started making herself a drink," a spy says. "They asked her to leave."

Afterward, though, the light bulb went on. "Oh, sh!t, I think that was the Tiger girl," one of the teammates was heard saying, although unlike Woods, he added:

"I don't want to be associated with that." Not 'cause of her mug shot, either.

Still, "She continued circling the club all night," a source says, but no word yet on whether Grubbs eventually achieved her gooooooooooooooooal!!!!! Sorry.

Her manager says Grubbs was not snubbed by the NHL players: "She knew the club promoter who introduced her. She spent a few minutes chatting and left."

Wait, Jaimee Grubbs has a manager? That's the funniest part of this story.

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Spencer Pratt is not gonna like this.

Lisa Rinna supports Kate Hudson's breast implants and the actress' decision to get them (supposedly, this has not been confirmed). As someone who's gotten a ton of plastic surgery herself, this makes sense coming from Rinna.

But didn't she lambast the Heidi Montag plastic surgery debacle recently?

How can you be opposed to Heidi's "makeover" and supportive of Kate's?

"I think everyone needs to do whatever they need to do to make themselves feel good," she told Us Weekly recently. "And it's nobody’s business!"

Except when Lisa decides to make it hers ...

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Kate Hudson's surgery has caused plenty of controversy.

Heidi Montag's husband, Spencer Pratt, has been an outspoken defender of his wife's plastic surgery, as well as a harsh critic of those who criticize her.

He called out Audrina Patridge's "Tijuana plastic surgery" and of Hudson, he asked, "How is it possible to get breast implants and still not have breasts"?

The Great White is not the only critic of Hudson's.

Model Paulina Porizkova also said she used to view Kate as "an example of the perfect beauty with a small chest. Now, with her new boobs, she just looks like any California blond actress. Instead of enhancing, she has diminished herself."

As for Lisa Rinna, she says she doesn't know why people are obsessed with plastic surgery. "I couldn’t tell you [why] ... I have no comment to that."

Until she has a comment later today, probably.

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Cameron Diaz and Alex Rodriguez raised eyebrows when they flirted and were grinding hard core at the Creative Artists Agency Super Bowl party in Miami.

Now, a few months later, their relationship has reportedly developed into much more, an insider close to the New York Yankees slugger tells Life & Style.

"A-Rod's with Cameron," the insider reveals, and then some.

"They've been keeping it quiet, but they're totally together."

We doubt it, unless Cameron likes to keep a very, very low profile. A-Rod's last actress fling, Kate Hudson, was front and center at every frickin' game.

Then again, they won the World Series, so ...

Alex Rodriguez and Cameron Diaz: "Totally smitten."

When the photographers weren't around, "they were all over each other at the CAA party," says an onlooker. "Cameron had her hands all over Alex's back."

Whoa, stop right there, this is a family site!

"They were dancing together. They also left the party together that night," the source adds, noting that they are in no rush to acknowledge the relationship.

"Alex recently arranged to fly Cameron to Miami. He used to fly Kate Hudson there all the time, and no one knew that they were dating for a long while."

"Alex is very discreet."

Well, except for when he was cheating on Cynthia Rodriguez with that manly stripper. Stray-Rod kind of let his guard down there. Oh well, live and learn.

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Maybe her money problems are even worse than we thought. Lindsay Lohan has been named a suspect in the theft of a $35,000 Rolex, officials say.

The watch belongs to one of her "friends," who accidentally left it at Lindsay's earlier this year and never got it back. Better try the local pawn shop!

No, but seriously, the police say they have have photographic evidence which could prove Lindsay Lohan knows exactly where the Rolex ended up. 

Lindsay denied any involvement when questioned by police, and her lawyer Shawn Chapman Holley said, "The allegations are completely untrue."

Nevertheless, the way things are going for Lindsay, you have to wonder. Rolex theft or no Rolex theft, this once bright star is slipping away fast.

Thief! THIEF!

Lindsay Lohan's downward spiral has her father Michael going all out to keep her and her younger sister Ali safe. But will he be able to before it's too late?

Following yesterday's failed attempt to have police free Ali Lohan from her sister, Michael Lohan is seeking to have Lindsay placed in a conservatorship.

That's right, Britney Spears style. If you recall, Britney was deemed unfit to make financial, medical or personal decisions for herself, so her dad does.

Michael says he's pushing for the same, given his daughter's current state, but will back off if ... and only if ... Linds agrees to a sit-down, and pronto.

M-Lo wants to talk to Lindsay and Ali alone. No Dina Lohan and no attorneys. If they agree, he'll back off with L.A. County DCFS. It's an ultimatum.

Judging by some of the things she's written, we wouldn't hold our breath, Mike. Whatever his intentions, Lindsay clearly wants nothing to do with him.

Whose side are you on?

 

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Jon Gosselin may be strapped for money these days, but not to worry, he's got a plan: another new girlfriend ... only this time, older and better endowed.

Financially, that is. Hailey Glassman and Morgan Christie may come from family money, but he already bled the former dry and got dumped by the latter.

He needs a woman who can support herself ... and him.

"He has a new forty-something Washington, D.C., love interest," a Gosselin insider says. "She's rich - and he's hoping to have her back one of his projects."

LOL. What projects is Jon involved with exactly? The dude can't even keep track of what lies he tells which women or what lawyer he hired to bash Kate.

This Man is a Douche

What rich, independent woman wouldn't want a piece of this?!

In case that endeavor doesn't pan out, Jon has a contingency plan to raise some money in the short term - sell off the midlife crisis mobile he bought last year.

"Jon is selling his BMW to raise cash until he gets a job," says another source. "He's hoping to get $25,000 for it Jon bought the used M3 in '09 for $30,000)."

The fact that his former spouse is living it up has to be killing the cash-strapped douchebag, likely fueling the custody suit he filed that he claims he didn't file.

While ex-wife Kate Gosselin took a VIP-guided tour of Disneyland with their kids and lounged at the Luxe Beverly Wilshire hotel, Jon was ... trying to sell his car.

"He has been lobbying TLC to get a show of his own," the insider says, noting that Kate's already done so. "It's killing him that Kate is having all this success."

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Dancing with the Stars fosters romance rumors like nothing else, in large part because its many attractive cast members dance suggestively by design.

But when it comes to Cheryl Burke and Chad Ochocinco, it could be more than just rumors, as the two certainly don't hide their devotion to each other.

Their sizzling sexual chemistry has made them fan favorites on Dancing With the Stars, while off the set, the dance partners have been spotted kissing.

Oh, and Chad gave Cheryl a $22,000, 8.5-carat sparkler. A sign that Chad Ochocinco and Cheryl Burke are engaged? Not necessarily, says the NFL star.

"It's a gift for putting up with me," he says.

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Chad and Cheryl can barely keep their hands off each other.

Just the same, “She is perfect, man, she is perfect,” he gushes.

"It was a bit of a shocker," Cheryl said of the ring, which she's proudly displayed ever since. "He’s full of surprises. We’re spending every single day together, so it’s kind of hard not to feel that attraction. Chad and I get along great."

Cheryl added that she was instantly drawn to Chad’s competitive spirit as well as his good looks: "He has a great sense of humor and he works really hard.”

But is it love? Only time will tell. Can they make a run at the coveted DWTS Mirror Ball? We'll have to wait and see on that, too. Who are you rooting for?

 

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