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Man, this is not the week to be in a relationship with a Gossip Girl co-star.

Yesterday, we reported how Jessica Szohr and Ed Westwick reportedly packed it in after her alleged flirting with one of his friends. Now more trouble in paradise.

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A source says that Gossip Girl's Leighton Meester has broken up with her longtime boyfriend, Sebastian Stan, who plays a recurring character on the CW series.

Here's a photo of the attractive, possible former couple ...

Is it all over for Lebastian?

The starlet and aspiring pop star (one of her songs will be featured on next week's episode, as others have been in) "doesn’t know how to be in a relationship."

To top it all off, "she doesn’t really like them,” a source told OK!.

Well, that can never be a good sign for a guy trying to date her.

In other Leighton Meester news, it's her birthday today! Out of the way, Kristen Stewart! Okay, don't get out of the way, you're cool too. But make some room.

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Tony Dovolani puts on a good front.

You would never think, given the way he bucks her up and puts on that brave, smiling face in public that he's miserable with his Dancing with the Stars partner.

But he is.

Behind the scenes, the competitor "can't wait to get rid of Kate Gosselin, even if it means losing early," a show insider says, and it's hard to blame the guy.

Last week's clip of them bickering in rehearsal (Dovolani threatened to walk off after a Kate tirade) is "just the tip of the iceberg," multiple sources say.

"Not only is Kate THE worst dancer, but she's just nasty."

Kate Gosselin and Tony Dovolani Picture

Beneath the smile lies a simmering rage.

According to one Dancing with the Stars insider, the "argumentative" monster mom snapped at her counterpart during a particularly frustrating practice at home.

"I'm the reason anyone knows your name," she said, "give me a break!"

Sounds absurd, but somehow we can picture it, can't you?

Kate Gosselin, hilariously, has even commanded that Dovolani enter through the basement door, rather than the front entrance, like hired help or some servant.

We can see that too. Bet she also did that to Jon Gosselin.

"She says it's quicker, but it's really just her way of showing him she's the boss," a Gosselin source says, adding that quite frankly, "They hate each other."

"Backstage, she will back him into a wall, and he won't listen or look at her. He doesn't want to be around her unless he has to," another source recounts.

We've said it before, and will say it again: Free Tony Dovolani!

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He got off to a terrific start yesterday with a four-under par round of 68. But is Tiger Woods' Masters return coming at the expense of his marriage?

The golfer’s headline-making return to the sport he has dominated for so long has sparked many questions, and not all pertaining to his short game.


How scorned wife Elin Woods is handling the situation remains a topic of great speculation, and a source close to both says things aren't going well:

“There’s a reason why Elin didn’t go to the tournament and it’s simple. She thinks he’s breaking his promise to her by returning to golf so soon."

"Every day goes by, she gets a little angrier. Not only did she refuse his request to go to The Masters but she's also moved away from him emotionally.”

Physically, too. She doesn't put out!

Are Tiger and Elin Woods still on the rocks?

The couple fought about his golf return a few weeks ago when he first told Elin, “and since then she has been ice cold to him,” the source said.

It’s been a tough, slow process for Tiger and Elin as they try to heal their marriage in the aftermath of his secret life being stunningly exposed.

Not for lack of effort. About a month ago, she agreed to move back in and help rebuild his image as well as their union. But then came a snag.

“That was when things peaked,” said the source.

Some speculate it is his return to golf that's sparked her anger, others say it's the recently-exposed Tiger Woods text messages to Joslyn James.

She's been particularly upset about that dalliance, insiders say, due to James' porn past, and the sordid nature of his correspondence with her.

“There were so many women, so many years of betrayal, of living a lie," the source said. "Elin has to learn to trust again and it is not happening."

Elin Woods should totally ...


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Kate Major used to work as an assistant to Lindsay Lohan and was, like, totally, her BFF. No wonder Linds is grossed out by her dad tapping that four times a day.

Back when she was a Star Magazine reporter, Kate, who got engaged to Michael Lohan this week, was also Lindsay's assistant and best friend. Kate says it's cool.

Lindsay the Rock Star

Why? Because she didn't get paid with money, just exclusives.

Could this family be any more messed up, do you think?

It's true, though. She met Michael, who introduced her to Jon Gosselin, with whom she had a brief fling last summer, because she used to be Lindsay's assistant.

It's really a shame this friendship ended.

Kate Major was key member of Lindsay's entourage, serving (either paid or unpaid) as a driver, confidant, an all-purpose factotum, according to inside sources.

"Kate was really close with Lindsay when she was in rehab at Cirque Lodge in 2007," says one source. "Kate drove her back to Los Angeles from Utah and was the one that brought in the first-person post-rehab interview for In Touch."

They should tell that story at the wedding.

Adds the source: "They hung out and partied a lot together after that. But Lindsay stopped returning her calls when Kate started getting closer to Michael Lohan."

"Kate used to go out to the Hamptons and hit events with him and his girlfriend [now ex-fiancee] Erin Muller. She had a picture on her desk of the three of them."

Kate Major tells PopEater in response that while she was her assistant, "I was never paid to be her assistant. Lindsay and I did not stop talking because I got close with Michael, what happened was I moved to New York and we grew apart."

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Sandra Bullock and Jesse James may be estranged, but there are still kids to think about, and new reports surfacing this morning say they are living with Sandra.

All three of James' children - Chandler and Jesse, Jr. (via his first wife Karla) and Sunny (from his second marriage to porn star Janine Lindemulder) are with her.

Indications are that Sandra is not living at her Hollywood Hills home, which has become celebrity gossip central for more than a week. So where's she hiding out?

It's unclear, but she's made only one brief public comment since James' cheating scandal erupted, and that was to deny co-starring in any Jesse James sex tape.

Jesse James, Daughter Sunny

Jesse James and daughter Sunny. [Photo:]

In mid-March, reports surfaced that James had been carrying on an affair with Michelle McGee. Other women soon came forward to claim he had sex with them too.

Despite moving vans, divorce papers and James' overall jackassery, the couple has yet to officially or unofficially separate. In fact, might this signal a turning point?

A source very familiar with the situation tells TMZ that "It's a positive sign about Sandra's relationship with Jesse." The source would not elaborate on why that is.

Does this make you rethink whether Sandra will leave Jesse - or should? Will she stick it out for the family? Tell us what you think she should do:


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Another email targeting ESPN reporter and Dancing with the Stars contender Erin Andrews has been released, and it doesn't exactly make the guy look small time.

He's already made death threats, but now he's getting even more specific, making it crystal clear that he's not to be taken lightly (and needs a team of shrinks).

The loser from Newport News, Va., has been sending sexual and violent emails to Erin Andrews via DirecTV's The Dan Patrick Show since back in September.

The emails turned violent and threatening in late March, right around when she made her debut on Dancing with the Stars with partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy.

He recently wrote, "I would like to see if Erin Andrews can dance her way through a hail of gunfire. Better yet I would love to shoot her with a Barrett rifle."

Erin, Maksim

Erin and Maksim have earned praise on Dancing with the Stars. Unfortunately, a deranged lunatic would like to see her eliminated ... from the show and planet.

That's just a cruel play on words, as her previous stalker - the tool who videotaped Erin Andrews nude in her hotel room illegally - is named Michael David Barrett.

Also scary? A Barrett rifle has a range of over a mile.

Just the same, in spite of this email and others, the FBI is resistant to making an arrest, because authorities believe the author is engaging in protected free speech.

We just hope Erin is protected. Sources familiar with the author say that "he's 6'9" and bulky." Apparently size and height don't correlate to sanity or brainpower.

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French TV journalist Laurie Cholewa, who interviewed Gerard Butler as he was promoting The Bounty Hunter in Paris, is really dating the hunky actor now.

Somewhere, a lonely Jennifer Aniston is sobbing once again.

Although Butler has been frequently linked romantically to Aniston, he met Cholewa in Paris recently, then returned back solo to spend more time with her.

Gerard Butler and Laurie Cholewa were spotted admiring the art at the Louvre museum and dining together at two upscale eateries, reports an eyewitness.

"They had some light salads and a bit of wine," a waiter who served them said. "There was definitely a warmth and intimacy between them which suggested that they were getting on very well. They're a very cute couple!"

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Has Laurie Cholewa snagged Gerard Butler?

A source at Cholewa's TV station Direct 8 says they "had a great time together and are keeping in touch via phone and email. There's a real connection there. She thinks the relationship might be going somewhere, but we'll have to wait and see."

Yes we will ... unless he knocks up someone else we know.

When contacted by Us Weekly, Cholewa laughed about her famous new boyfriend. "He's a great guy, but you'll have to ask him about this," she demured.

Does she want a serious relationship with Butler, 40? "He's a bit far away!" Cholewa said.

The Cholewa source says she is "smart and not at all star struck," but thinks Butler is great and see looks like she wants to "talk about him all the time."

"She's ambitious...she never stops working, so hasn't had a great deal of time for romance recently. She's extremely sexy though - Gerard is very lucky."

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There's no mistaking the male Jersey Shore cast members, sporting matching black tank tops and officially putting the G in GTL in their new Miami digs this week.

Being filmed going to the gym during the day and getting bombed at night, whilst bringing home whatever trash bags they please. Talk about living the dream.

Ronnie Ortiz-Magro, Vinny Guadagnino, Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino, and Paul "Pauly D" Delvecchio worked out during filming for the show's second season.

Here's the gang strutting its 'roided-up stuff:

ALL SMILES: What's not to love about this lifestyle?

Their GTL dream may be fulfilled every morning, but one other change this season beyond the fact that Jersey Shore no longer takes place on the Jersey Shore:

No grenades.

That's right, only hot chicks will be allowed at the Jersey Shore house in South Beach. Good luck policing that when it's 4:10 a.m. and The Situation's creepin'.

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Nicolas Cage and Bradley Cooper both made headlines lately for undesirable reasons. Financial problems and mullets. Well, it's mostly Cage, to be honest.

Fortunately for Coop, he's only taking hair tips from Nic for a movie role. Cage alone sports the raggedy, frayed, straw, blonde mullet weave by choice.

The Hangover star did his best Cage impression on the set of The Dark Fields. As long as he doesn't also emulate Nic's fiscal decisions, he'll survive.

Honestly, who needs 12 castles and 200 cars. Yikes dude.

  • The Blonde Mullet
  • Bradley Cooper Long Hair

Who rocks the mullet (or in Cage's case, skullet) better?


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The wreckage that is Tiki Barber's divorce from pregnant wife Ginny Barber amid his affair with Traci Lynn Johnson continues to unravel and entertain.

According to reports, the mistress was lying to her parents telling them that she was Tiki’s “babysitter” while he spent the night ... at her dorm room.

We know this, naturally, because the father of Traci Lynn Johnson unwittingly bragged to friends that she was a babysitter for the NFL star's two kids.

He has two right now, with two more on the way in a month. Classy. 

Earnest Johnson’s proud boasts made daughter Traci Lynn look good to neighbors at the time ... until the world saw her in quite a new light yesterday.

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Tiki Barber girlfriend-mistress Traci Lynn Johnson: Celebrity home-wrecker du jour. Somewhere, Jesse James and Tiger Woods are thanking Tiki for the reprieve.

A source who knew Traci at Mount St. Mary College in upstate Newburgh, N.Y., said that Barber won her heart more than two years ago, lavishing her with gifts.

“On her 21st birthday, he sent her 21 dozen roses to her dorm. He also gave her this diamond and sapphire bracelet,” the source said. “At this point, she had a boyfriend, and told him that she and Tiki were ‘just friends,’ but nobody bought it."

“He gave her and her friends [Giants] jerseys for them to dress up in on Halloween ... He would shower her with designer handbags and expensive clothes.”

So he's basically the anti-Tiger Woods. That dirty cheapskate.

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