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Yes, you read the headline right, and we're not lying. He said this. Both parts.

Fans and celebrity gossip readers everywhere were shocked to hear that R&B star Chris Brown pummeled girlfriend Rihanna senseless back in February.

Chris Brown was also shocked to learn this.

That is, if his first public comments on the situation since being given five years probation last week are to be believed in his softball Q&A with Larry King.

Flanked by mom Joyce Hawkins and attorney Mark Geragos during the interview, airing this week, Brown said he had no recollection of the bloody fight.

"No, I don't," Brown said, when asked whether he remembers savagely walloping his superstar ex-girlfriend. "It's like, it's crazy to me. I'm like, wow."

We're like, "wow," too right now. Another shocking quote? Chris Brown's revelation, in a new interview with People, that he's still in love with Rihanna.

"I never fell out of love with her," he said. "That just wouldn't go away." Unfortunately, that court order might make it go away - 100 yards away.

Other Chris Brown revelations from the two interviews:

  • "I was distraught ... I went to my mom on the same night and told [her] what happened and broke down." (on his reaction after the assault)
  • "I feel like he enjoyed it. He was an abuser. It was continuous." (on how his domestic abuse history differs from his abusive stepfather)

Here's a (very short) clip of Brown on Larry King Live ...

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"Am I angry? No, I'm not angry. I'm mad!" - Joe Jackson

Carefully guarding words, but at the same time sounding like a deranged lunatic, Joe Jackson spoke out this morning on the Today show about Michael Jackson's death, saying he was unaware – until now – "there was foul play done."

"I didn't know all this was going on," the late King of Pop's father said in reference to Michael's drug use, which ultimately led to his demise June 25.

"I'm not angry, I'm mad ... Because I didn't know all this was going on."

Now, the family patriarch and sometime spokesman "wants justice."

What exactly he meant by "justice" remained unclear.

Asked if he would like criminal charges to be brought against those responsible for Michael's death (Dr. Conrad Murray), Joe replied, "I don't know."

He may also not know where he is at this moment in time.

Joe Jackson was equally elusive on the topic of his relationship with Michael's three children: Prince Michael, Paris and Prince Michael II (Blanket).

"I'm their grandfather," he said, truthfully.

Asked how often he sees the children, who he signed a legal document saying he would not be responsible for raising, he said only, "I see them enough."

No insight on today's Macaulay Culkin rumor, sadly.

Check out the video of Joe Jackson's interview ...

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Possibly delusional and hate-filled actor Jon Voight appeared on Fox News' Huckabee this weekend and slammed Barack Obama for being arrogant, forcing his policies on America and essentially playing God when it comes to health care.

According to Jon, we are "witnessing a slow and steady takeover of our true freedoms" and becoming a "socialist nation" thanks to Obama and "civil unrest."

Indeed, there is rioting in the streets as we look out the window of The Hollywood Gossip office park right now. There is so much civil unrest it's ridiculous.

All we wanted was for things to stay the way they were, and for government to do nothing. But the takeover is happening so fast, we just gotta start looting.

Other observations made by the father of Angelina Jolie:

  • We are told what cars we can drive, and how much we can make.
  • Health care is a "personal crusade" of Obama that no one wants.
  • "They" are taking away God's first gift to man, "our free will."
  • The economic stimulus plan simply did not work.

The 70-year-old actor also says the President is "forcing upon" Americans something they do not want, even though their elected representatives will ultimately decide its fate by voting, and be held accountable in ensuing elections.

Agree? Disagree? Anyway, here's Jon Voight on Huckabee ...

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The death of DJ AM was the result of an accidental drug overdose and not a suicide, according to law enforcement sources, and it stems from a tragic source.

A recovering addict, the 36-year-old celebrity DJ developed a dependency to Xanax and other benzodiazepines (drugs used to treat anxiety) as a result of the plane crash he and Travis Barker famously (and miraculously) survived a year ago.

DJ AM understandably developed major anxiety over flying - something he had to do frequently for his job. Doctors began prescribing Xanax and other anti-anxiety medications to help him, but the drugs triggered a relapse into addiction.

Benzodiazepines are particularly dicey for recovering addicts, and sources say DJ AM's relapse was "recent" - he was not abusing for a prolonged period.

R.I.P. Adam Goldstein, a.k.a. DJ AM (1973-2009).

People close to the case also say that his death had "absolutely nothing to do with his recent breakup" with Hayley Wood, which has been speculated.

As of right now, evidence strongly indicates that the cause of DJ AM's death Friday afternoon will be a mixture of crack cocaine and benzodiazepines.

AM recently said that when he was an addict, crack was his drug of choice.

It's a shame that his addiction, which he kept at bay for 11 years, reared its ugly head again and claimed the life of someone so widely respected and liked.

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Celebrity fashion designer Anand Jon Alexander will learn what his sentence will be for sexually assaulting several aspiring models he lured to Los Angeles.

Then he's off to New York, to face similar charges!

Anand Jon, 35, may be imprisoned for the maximum possible under the law – three terms of 53 years and six months to life - if prosecutors get their way.

He was convicted on 14 counts of rape back in November. Some of his victims, ranging in age from 14-21, are expected to speak at his sentencing today.

Prosecutors said Anand Jon Alexander found women online, baited them with promises of glamorous photo shoots and modeling work, only to fondle or rape them at his Beverly Hills apartment ... yeah, 53 years sounds about right.

The rape case also included allegations of jury tampering by his sister, Sanjana, juror misconduct and Alexander's bizarre decision to represent himself.

Anand Jon Alexander will be spending a long time in jail.

In July, Superior Court Judge David Wesley found both juror Alvin Dymally and Sanjana Alexander in contempt of court after Dymally pursued a romantic relationship with her when he spoke to her by phone twice during the trial.

Alexander has been featured on America's Next Top Model and worked with such celebrities as Paris Hilton and Mary J. Blige. His website lists dozens of A-listers as clients, including Hilton, who is described as a fan of Alexander's jeans.

Beverly Hills police began investigating Alexander in March 2007. He is under indictment in New York on similar charges involving nine women.

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After more than two months of never-ending rumors regarding the paternity of Michael Jackson's three children, this latest one might take the cake.

At least for this week. You never know what will be reported next week.

The Sun (UK) is reporting this morning that sources close to Jackson claim that his youngest son, seven-year-old Blanket, is really the offspring of ...

Macaulay Culkin!

The paper claims the late King of Pop asked the child star to donate sperm and that "Mack never let him down... deep down, I think he always wished Mack was his son. Having him create Blanket was the next best thing."

The two celebrities became "best friends" after Culkin shot to fame in the 1990 box office hit Home Alone. Culkin is 29 now, making him 10 at that time.

We know, it's really weird.

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CLOSE TO HOME (ALONE): Is Macaulay Culkin Blanket's dad?

Culkin is godfather to Michael Jackson's two older children, Prince I and Paris Michael Jackson. Blanket's real name is Prince Michael Jackson II.

The actor has reportedly told close friends he will not comment in public regarding these rumors out of loyalty to his late BFF Michael Jackson.

However, "This isn't just chitter-chatter," the Sun's source says, without really elaborating on it. "Even Culkin suspects he's Blanket's father."

The Macaulay Culkin rumors are just the latest to arise regarding the three children, who Michael Jackson may or may not be the real father of.

Other speculation includes:

  • That Dr. Arnold Klein, the boss of Jackson's ex-wife Debbie Rowe, is the biological father of Prince I and Paris, and Rowe their mother
  • That former child star Mark Lester, like Klein a close Jackson friend who gave his sperm to the star, is the father of Paris Jackson
  • That Michael Jackson fathered a love child 25 years ago named Omer Bhatti
  • That Omer's mother, Pia Bhatti, went on to become the mother of Blanket
  • That Jackson had another son named Prince Michael Malachi Jet Jackson

Who knows who's next. Until then, the Macaulay Culkin speculation trumps all ...

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The Hills just doesn't feel like The Hills without Lauren Conrad.

The Hills is really not The Hills without LC and Audrina Patridge.

Just the same, the reality star says she's just about outta there.

"I'm almost done with The Hills. We are currently in the middle of finishing the episodes for this fall, and I'll be leaving then," the 24-year-old revealed at a press event for her new thriller Sorority Row Sunday in Los Angeles.

"It feels like I'm graduating," the girlfriend of Corey Bohan added. "I'm taking the next step and growing up and maturing and moving on in my life."

We can't wait to see what career endeavors await this hottie.

Audrina Exits

Audzo, who is developing her own reality show with Survivor producer Mark Burnett - said she would like to pursue acting as well as reality TV projects.

"I moved to L.A. to be an actress, and before The Hills, I was going to auditions and working at [film studios] Quixote and Smashbox," Patridge said.

She credits The Hills with helping her be "comfortable in front of the cameras." But most likely she got tired of being effed with by producers, like LC.

"It’s helped me a lot going to auditions and sitting in front of the camera," Audrina Patridge said. "Blocking the camera out, just getting into character."

Getting into character. On a "reality" show.

The new season of The Hills, now starring Kristin Cavallari and featuring more contrived romances and feuds than ever, premieres Septeber 29 on MTV.

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Jon Gosselin is finally ready to break his silence.

In a formal, sit-down interview, that is. Lord knows that guy runs his mouth to celebrity gossip tabloids pretty much 24-7, resulting in more inopportune sound bites and contradictory statements than you can even keep track of.

Good Morning America scored the first post-divorce interview with the nation's most eligible d-bag bachelor. On Friday, Jon sat down with GMA to talk about ex Kate Gosselin, the network that started it all (TLC) and his future career.

In her recent media tour, Kate Gosselin has remained fairly neutral, or at least just let the softballs sail past her whenever she's asked about Jon.

Will America's biggest player do the same?

A source on set during the taping tells E! that Gosselin was "very open and honest" about his feelings toward Kate and the future of Jon & Kate Plus 8:

"TLC has had him on a gag order and he's sick of it ... Jon basically comes right out and says he's worried the show is exploiting his eight children."

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Okay, so he's sick of the cameras following his eight kids around, but that doesn't mean the King of Pimps, who hosted a Las Vegas pool party packed with scantily-clad babes Saturday, is ready to leave the spotlight himself.

"Jon says he doesn't see himself as a celebrity, but because the public now does, it makes it hard to go back to a normal life and a normal job," says the source.

"He wants to stay in the TV industry, and he has a lot of ideas."

Naturally, when Jon got wind of this E! News report, he got on the horn and said the complete opposite: "I'm not saying TLC is exploiting my children."

"I have said on numerous occasions TLC has afforded my kids a better life and provided a better roof on their heads," the lover of Hailey Glassman adds.

He did say that "What I do believe is the media and tabloids covering my family and the show for their own financial gain are the ones exploiting them."

The interview is scheduled to air in the next week.

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It was only a matter of time.

Last week, Prince Michael Malachi Jet Jackson came out of the woodwork to claim he is Michael Jackson's son - because his name is Prince Michael, obviously.

According to court documents released last week, Prince Michael Malachi Jet Jackson requested a DNA test to prove he is the biological son of the King of Pop.

TMZ unearthed an image of the supposed secret son when he was a kid. Do you think he's Michael's love child? Here's a photo of "the other" Prince Michael ...

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Is this Michael Jackson's secret love child?

Ron Newt, a close family friend, approached Joe Jackson, whom he was friends with before Michael's death. Newt says Joe denied it and to "leave it alone."

That's in contrast to the way Joe, Michael's dad, reacted when asked if Omer Bhatti is Michael's son. The elder Jackson pretty much confirmed he kind of is.

The "official" Prince Michaels - Michael Jackson, Jr., 12, and Blanket, 7, were raised by MJ and are now with his mother Katherine Jackson, as per his will.

Prince Michael Malachi Jet Jackson is 24 and just looking for "closure."

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Listening to DJ AM talk about crack being his "drug of choice" is downright chilling, but in a recent interview with MTV News to promote his upcoming reality show about drug abuse (Gone Too Far), the late Adam Goldstein said exactly that.

DJ AM talked described how he bought a crack pipe to show how easy it is. The 36-year-old said, "I bought a crack pipe ... that was my drug of choice."

"And I walked out and I'm holding it," he said.

"And I realized after I was holding it that my palms were sweaty and I was like, 'Wait a minute, this is not smart for me to be holding this right now.'"

He recently signed on to do the MTV reality show Gone Too Far, about getting users off drugs, and while filming the show he held the crack pipe for the first time in years, but said that a guardian angel was looking after him.

DJ AM was found dead in his apartment Friday night of an apparent drug overdose. A law enforcement source said a bag of crack was found by his body.

No one knows for sure, but he was said to be upset over a recent breakup with girlfriend Hayley Wood. He was last heard from around 1 a.m. Friday.

Goldstein, who often talked openly and honestly about his myriad past struggles with drug abuse, claimed he was off drugs for more than 11 years.

On Saturday, the New York City Medical Examiner's office announced that after an initial autopsy proved "inconclusive," more tests, including a toxicology report that might require weeks to conduct, would be performed.

Here's a video of DJ AM's interview with MTV ...

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