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The world's embattled top golfer, Tiger Woods, announced today that he's planning his golf comeback at the year's first major championship, The Masters, in April.

It will mark Woods' return to golf action for the first time since a 9-iron was wielded by his crazed wife after his many infidelities were exposed Thanksgiving eve.

Tiger announced the news on his website: "The Masters is where I won my first major, and I view this tournament with great respect. After a long and necessary time away from the game, I feel like I'm ready to start my season at Augusta."

"The major championships have always been a special focus in my career and I think Augusta is where I need to be, even though it's been awhile since I last played."

Woods has already started prepping for his return with Ari Fleischer behind the scenes, and briefly alluded to his ongoing rehab and reconciliation with Elin Woods, saying:

"I have undergone almost two months of therapy, and am continuing treatment. While I'm returning to competition, I still have a lot of work to do in my personal life."

Tiger, who did not have a return date in his recent press conference, added in today's post that it became "apparent that the Masters would be the earliest I could play."

"I called both Joe Lewis and Arnold Palmer and expressed regret for not attending the Tavistock Cup and the Arnold Palmer Invitational. I want to thank them for their support. Those are fantastic tournaments I look forward to competing in again.

In conclusion, Woods thanked the people ofThe Masters: "I would also like to thank the Augusta National members and staff. I have deep appreciation for everything that they do to create a wonderful event for the benefit of the game."

The Masters begins on April 8. We wouldn't bet against him.

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Spencer Pratt is not retiring from The Hills to combat cyber threats, despite a hilarious, apparently serious report from People magazine Monday suggesting this.

The website cited a statement from Pratt himself claiming that he was joining the cyber security division at the American Defense Enterprise in the near future.

"All that stuff about him leaving The Hills to fight cyber crime is not true," an insider tells Us. "He is leaving The Hills for six weeks because he was asked to."

Asked to for what reason?

The source explains that Spencer Pratt recently "flipped out" on the set of the show after a female producer made a request to which the evil one objected.

GET A GRIP: Spencer Pratt will attempt to.

"He got so crazy that he screamed at [her], 'I should kill you for even asking me to do that!'" the source says, noting that she was "very rattled" by Spencer.

The producer filed a complaint with the show's top producers, who then threatened to kick Pratt off the show. Spencer's management offered a compromise.

"The show agreed that Spencer would leave The Hills for six weeks to do anger management training at home. If he completes it, he can return to the show."

He'll certainly have time to fit in the classes.

On top of his Hills leave, it was just announced that Pratt is no longer the manager for his wife, Heidi Montag, who hired some psychic "healer" nut job instead.

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Angelina Jolie cannot help herself. This is just what she does.

Being a world-famous actress and raising a half dozen kids isn't enough. She spends remarkable amounts of time and money trying to make the world a better place.

Today's example of her good deeds? The UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador started up a school for refugee returnees, mostly from Pakistan, in Tangi, Afghanistan.

Having visited there in 2008, Angelina Holie learned from the displaced people about their concerns about a lack of educational facilities in the war-torn area.

So, according to the UNHCR website, the star donated over $75,000 to get an all-girls school up and running. The building will be inaugurated on Thursday.

As she exhibited recently in Haiti, Angelina Jolie is awesome.

Angelina Jolie is a true ambassador of our nation, and humanity.

Classes start Monday at the school, which boasts eight classrooms, four administrative buildings, a well and eight latrines, and can accommodate up to 800 students.

The UNHCR is working with UNICEF to recruit teachers and books. Plans are also under way to offer secondary education, as only two Tangi girls are currently enrolled.

We're guessing that if asked, or even if not, we know someone who might volunteer her resources, financial or otherwise. Talk about using your celebrity admirably.

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American Idol judge Kara DioGuardi predicted a male winner and discussed other elements of the show, such as Simon's close talking, with Jay Leno last night.

Asked about the current season, she admitted a soft spot for Michael Lynche, a.k.a. Big Mike, who moved her to tears with last week's performance: “I love him,” she said.

Kara blamed her Italian heritage for getting so emotional, but couldn't hide her affinity for Lynche, as well as her theory (or so it appeared) that a male will win this season.

She also suggested that Simon Cowell might be suffering from separation anxiety from Mezghan Hussainy lately, as he's been leaning in close to her a lot on the show.

When Leno brought up her “bikini moment” (complete with picture), the phrasing of Kara’s response seemed to betray the influence of sitting near Simon every week: “It showed I could kinda take the piss out of myself,” she said.

Alright then.

Who do you think will win American Idol this season? In other Kara news, her father, Joe, is running as a Republican for U.S. Senate in New York State!

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Despite coming of age in an era where websites and wired fans fawn over her every move and contribute to her fame, Miley Cyrus has no love for the online world.

THG has no love for her, so it looks like we're even!

At the very least, you have to give Miley props for practicing what she preaches, having axed her Twitter to focus on being truer to herself and BF Liam Hemsworth.

But bashing the Internets in general? Watch it, girl. It's one thing to call out your critics, it's another to bite the cyber hand that feeds you, no matter your intent.

“I’m telling kids, don’t go on the internet,” Miley told Movieline. “It’s dangerous, it’s not fun, it wastes your life. You should be outside playing sports or something.”

Miley Eats It

EAT IT: That's basically Miley Cyrus' message to the World Wide Web.

“I just think it’s kind of lame. I feel like I hang out with my friends and they’re so busy taking pictures of what they’re doing and putting them on Facebook."

"They’re not really enjoying what they’re doing. You’re going to look back and have a million pictures, but you’re not actually going to be in any of them."

"Because you’re not having fun, you’re too busy clicking away. So I think just enjoy the moment you’re in, and stop telling people about it. So just enjoy it.”

Okay, we have to agree with Miley on that philosophy. It's very mature. We're impressed that a huge star can reflect and maintain that kind of perspective.

However, she's sort of insulting her fans at the same time, and there's certainly a place for everything in moderation. Click here to follow THG on Twitter!

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Former American Idol judge Paula Abdul is said to be "finalizing a deal" to star in a new version of Star Search, the '80s-era talent show hosted by Ed McMahon.

Hope her contract includes open bar.

Slated for Summer 2010, the Star Search reboot is said to feature Abdul serving as a combination judge and host, although details are still being worked out.

ABC, which is said to be developing the show, did not comment to Entertainment Weekly, which first reported the news about the recently departed Idol staple.

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Is Paula Abdul nearing a return to reality TV?

Rumors suggesting Paula was headed for Dancing With the Stars as well as Idol frenemy Simon Cowell's upcoming X Factor series have also circulated recently.

The original Star Search wasn't just for singers: actors, comedians and models vied to win the competition. So basically, it's like Britain's / America's Got Talent.

One alum of the long-running show: Britney Spears.

What do you think of a revamped Star Search and the idea of Paula on board? Do we really need more shows like this - and is she the right person to host one?

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"You are a sexual predator, a sexual deviant. They should lock you up."

With these words, ESPN reporter Erin Andrews tore into Michael David Barrett, the stalker who pleaded guilty in December to following her to at least three cities and shooting nude videos of her through hotel peepholes without her consent.

"You violated me and you violated all women," Erin said told the total creep and now convicted stalker, who was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison for videotaping her.

The Illinois insurance executive gave a tearful apology for the peephole video of Erin Andrews nude, but it fell upon deaf ears and was harshly rebuked by his victim.

In fact, Andrews urged q judge at the hearing to levy an even harsher sentence against Barrett and said that she now fears for her life every time she enters a hotel.

After the sentencing, she said, "Thirty months isn't enough."

NOT ENOUGH: Erin says the perv's 30-month sentence doled out yesterday is not nearly long enough for his creepy behavior. We find it hard to argue with her there.

Michael Barrett, who has until May 3 to surrender, was ordered to have supervised probation for three years after his release and is prohibited from contacting Erin.

He will not be allowed to stay in a hotel without approval of a probation officer and if he accepts employment somewhere, Andrews will be notified by the court.

You can watch Erin Andrews in less creepy fashion beginning next week, when she joins the cast of Dancing with the Stars. Last week, we sized up her chances.

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Actress Amanda Seyfried is 24 years old, gorgeous, talented and actually does not seem like a desperate, Kim Kardashian or Heidi Montag-style attention monger.

Basically, that makes the girl a prime catch.

The departing Big Love cast member recently posed for Esquire magazine, and let's just say that if you aren't familiar with her by now, you will be soon enough:

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Mamma Mia! Amanda Seyfried as you've never seen her before ...

In addition to the HBO series, you may recognize Seyfried from her roles in various daytime dramas, and more recently Mamma Mia, Jennifer's Body and Dear John.

She's also known for being in seriously sexy lingerie as of now.

Click to enlarge more pictures of Amanda in Esquire ...

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[Photos: Esquire]

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Corey Feldman will not be at Corey Haim's funeral today out of respect for his best friend and fellow former child star's family's wishes, the actor said in a statement.

"In the days following my best friend Corey Haim's death, I have spent much time with his mother Judy, who has always been like a mother to me," Feldman said.

"Due to their strong religious beliefs and need for privacy," he continued. "The family has decided to make Corey Haim's funeral on Tuesday a small private affair."

The private funeral service will take place Tuesday in Toronto, and is funded Startifacts, a celebrity memorabilia Web site, which volunteered to donate $20,000.

The money for the funeral will come from the auctioning off Haim's belongings. His family asks fans to send flowers to a local cancer ward instead of the service.

Corey Feldman will be MIA today, but says he will be planning a separate, public memorial for his Lost Boys co-star that will reportedly take place around April 2.

"I am working with a few people who were close to Corey to put a memorial together within the next month," he said. "The media will be invited to honor and celebrate the legacy he left behind, along with friends, fans and the Hollywood community."

Corey Haim died Wednesday at the age of 38 of an apparent drug overdose while at his mother's Los Angeles. He fought a long battle with substance abuse in life.

Haim's mom said he had an enlarged heart, pulmonary congestion and water in his lungs at the time of his death, which has been linked to a massive drug ring.

The L.A. County Coroner's office is awaiting results of toxicology tests and has not ruled out a drug overdose, though it does not appear to be foul play or suicide.

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Rielle Hunter "cried for two hours" after seeing those "repulsive" photos of herself in GQ. Pictures she posed and removed her pants for very much willingly.

Just the same, the baby mama of disgraced politician John Edwards is apparently not pleased with several suggestive photographs in the magazine spread.

Oh, boo freaking hoo, Rielle.

First, you took off your own damn pants. Second, you're the third party in a huge sex scandal in which a politician cheated on his terminally ill wife with you.

In short, just shut the hell up.

Rielle Hunter, No Pants

How dare GQ print Rielle Hunter pics Rielle Hunter posed for?!?

On The View this morning, co-host Barbara Walters said she had already spoken to Hunter, who trusted photographer Mark Seliger to take "classy photos."

That's not entirely how it played out.

What transpired were Rielle Hunter pictures showing her in no pants, a button-down shirt, posing provocatively in pearls on a bed full of stuffed animals.

Quite racy. And weird.

Walters quoted her saying that she "went with the flow" during the GQ photo shoot, which also showed her holding John Edwards love child Frances Quinn.

When asked about the current state of her relationship with Edwards, Hunter reportedly replied, "We are co-parents and have a very loving relationship."

Rielle Hunter and Daughter

Rielle Hunter bares her belly. Her soul? Long gone.

Hunter says she's still in love with "Johnny" and believes he loves her. She saidthat his marriage was "toxic," and that he feared "the wrath of Elizabeth."

The weird videographer also confirms her first words to Edwards were, "You're so hot." He's a Casanova, that guy. They met in his room that very night.

No word on when they made the John Edwards sex tape. Word has it she was pregnant at the time, which pretty much ups the grossness factor tenfold.

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