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You've been watching Jon Minus 9 Plus 4 Mediocre Girls.

Now, get ready for Kate Plus 8 and 4 Loud Windbags!

Continuing her recent media tour, Kate Gosselin is going from celebrity gossip fodder to celebrity pundit, joining the growing list of surprisingly topical guest co-hosts for the upcoming season of popular current events gab-fest The View.

Kate will throw in her grating two cents September 14-15, when she sits in for Elisabeth Hasselbeck, who is on maternity leave until October sometime.

Kate Gosselin, Steve Neild

TALK SHOW QUEEN: Kate Gosselin (with her bodyguard and rumored lover Steve Neild) departs CNN studios after a lonely appearance last night on Larry King Live.

The irony for Elisabeth Hasselbeck is that the conservative host offered this unsolicited (and typically riled-up) advice to Kate back in June: "get a job!"

Looks like she did. Hers. It's hard to tell which of them is more annoying.

Mrs. Gosselin joins LaToya Jackson and Meghan McCain at the table.

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There has never been a Lindsay Lohan sex tape. That we know of.

But there is a tape of people violating her ... home security system.

The LAPD has released some photos of these three people captured on surveillance tape breaking into her house - entering, they believe, through an unlocked door and taking personal items belonging to the alleged star.

All the suspects are described by the LAPD as being between ages 18-25 - a white male and two white females. The women are estimated around 120 lbs.

Lindsay Tweeted of the break-in: "i know it was not a ROBBERY. electronics weren't taken... just things that a certain old friend knew meant a lot to me."

Hmm. Wonder who that old friend is. Samantha Ronson, is that you?

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This implies that if she does not know who ransacked her, LiLo is more or less convinced that the person or persons responsible are familiar with the place.

Meanwhile, law enforcement is looking at the possibility the burglar(s) who raided her pad also broke into Audrina Patridge's L.A. home a few months back.

Police note "striking similarities" between the male burglar in both break-ins and are looking into the possibility that the robbers are one and the same.

Their M.O. is also strikingly similar - entering through unlocked doors.

The Audrina Patridge break-in occurred in the early morning hours of Sunday, February 22, while the Lindsay ransacking took this past Sunday morning.

Here's a video of Lindsay Lohan getting robbed ...

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In a new promo for the upcoming MTV VMAs, host Russell Brand tries to convince Britney Spears to sleep with him using old-fashioned mental telepathy.

Really, what guy hasn't tried that over the past 10 years?

In the clip, a bikini-clad Britney Spears hears voices in her head, kinda like in 2007 during her British accent phase. Only this time, it's Russell Brand's.

The zany British comic, who can also hear her thoughts, responds telepathically with "Go to Russell's hotel room. Abandon yourself! Sleep with Russell!"

Direct, but unfortunately for him, probably not effective.

Funny, though. Check out their MTV promo below ...

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Following the murder of Jasmine Fiore, likely at the hands of her husband Ryan Jenkins, his former reality TV love interest Megan Hauserman has remained quiet.

Hauserman, a self-proclaimed "aspiring trophy wife," starred on Megan Wants a Millionaire, which was airing on VH1 until it was yanked amid the Fiore tragedy.

Ryan Jenkins was reportedly a finalist on the show. After getting kicked off, he went to Las Vegas, met Jasmine Fiore and married her less than a week later.

One can see why VH1 pulled the plug on Megan Wants a Millionaire (and the third season of I Love Money, which hadn't yet aired and Jenkins reportedly won).

In any event, Megan Hauserman the following appreciative Tweet to her fans today as she copes with the aftermath of the tragedy that played out last week:

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In the upcoming season of Gossip Girl, Ed Westwick's infamous character, Chuck Bass, will be kissing someone other than Blair Waldorf (Leighton Meester).

That's not a huge surprise for a character who was once given his own CW promo set to Britney Spears' song "Womanizer." The shocker is who he kisses.

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It's actor Neal Bledsoe.

That's right, a guy.

According to insiders, Chuck's gay kiss happens in the sixth episode this fall after he meets Josh Ellis, New York University’s head of freshman affairs.

Leighton Meester and Ed Westwick as Gossip Girl's Blair and Chuck.

Josh is in charge of selecting an incoming NYU student to deliver the freshman class speech. Blair, who got together with Chuck at the end of last season, is wants that position so badly that she pimps out the Basshole to the gay guy in charge.

The catch? All we know right now is that, apparently 1. there is a catch, and 2. we won't believe what Chuck says to Blair following the same sex lip-lock.

FYI, Chuck was gay or at least bi-curious in the Gossip Girl books, so perhaps it was only a matter of time. Still, this comes out of nowhere for TV Chuck.

As if Gossip Girl weren't sexy and intriguing enough! What do you think will happen? Are you excited to see Chuck go gay or is it just a cheap stunt?

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The season premiere of The Hills is a little more than a month away, but Kristin Cavallari has already been busy stirring up contrived dramatic situations.

While all "reality" shows are subject to interpretation as far as what is real and what is not, K-Cavs is basically admitting that she's coming to The Hills:

  • Because she's being paid to and wants to boost her profile
  • To shake things up because the MTV show got a bit boring

Hey at least she's honest. A little Hills spoiler she dished:

"There's going to be a little feud between [Audrina Patridge] and me over Justin [Bobby], a little love triangle," Cavallari said this week. "I like to have fun with it and play everything up. I mean, you've got to keep it interesting."

So she's pretending to be interested in that sleaze Justin-Bobby to piss off Audrina for ratings. As if that scenario would even be remotely plausible in real life.

You can see why Lauren Conrad got tired of being effed with and quit.

Kristin Cavallari is kicking The Hills' contrived drama up a notch.

Kristin also commented on Heidi Montag's classic Miss Universe performance the other night, and answered diplomatically that she was "really impressed."

We were impressed too ... that NBC was smart enough to edit out half of it.

"It reminded me of Britney Spears at the VMAs, when she ripped off her suit and was nude with sparkles," Kristin Cavallari said. "She kind of looked like that."

She kind of did. Only without the talent, catchy song and good looks.

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Patrick Stump, the portly lead singer of the overrated group Fall Out Boy (Pete Wentz plays bass for them), was arrested tonight in Hollywood.

The police busted Stump around midnight on a traffic warrant for driving without a license out of a Beverly Hills courtroom earlier this year.

Perhaps he failed to show up for court, which is always a smart move. Especially when you are the lead singer of a very popular musical act.

Patrick Stump Mug Shot

Patrick Stump is one fat dude. Look at his mug shot from last night.

Patrick Stump was held at the West Hollywood Sheriff's station on $15,000 bail. The 25-year-old crooner was ultimately released on bail around 4:30 a.m.

Good thing too. Guy looks like he's longing for a cookie or a steak in his mug shot. The food in the can can't be that good. Yes, this man is a real rock star.

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What appeared to be an open-and-shut overdose on June 25 has mushroomed into an investigation that is getting more convoluted and suspicious by the day.

The L.A. County Coroner and LAPD are not buying the story of Dr. Conrad Murray, who says he gave Michael Jackson a relatively low dose of Propofol.

Sources cited by TMZ say that the L.A. County Coroner has determined Michael Jackson died from a lethal level of Propofol. There were "traces" of other drugs in Jackson's system, but nothing that would have killed him.

According to the search warrant affidavit, Dr. Murray said he gave Jackson 25 milligrams of Propofol shortly before the singer stopped breathing June 25.

Dr. Murray also said he had been giving Jackson 50 milligrams for the prior six weeks, but he felt the star might be forming an addiction so he cut back.

In reality, sources say it takes about 400 milligrams of Propofol for someone Jackson's size to sleep eight hours - 16 times what Dr. Murray says he gave.

Law enforcement sources simply do not buy that 25 milligrams would have in any way compromised Jackson, especially since he had a high tolerance.

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Moreover, the L.A. County Coroner still can't pinpoint the time of Jackson's death - another sketchy part of Murray's story - but paramedics say when they arrived they believed he was dead for at least an hour and maybe longer.

According to Dr. Conrad Murray (and his phone records), this was the timeline:

  • Murray administered Propofol to Jackson at 10:40 a.m.
  • Then minutes later (10:50), he walked out, went to the bathroom and returned two minutes later (10:52) to find Jackson was not breathing. 
  • Numerous phone calls totaling 47 minutes are made.
  • He did not have anyone call 911 until 12:21 p.m. ... approximately an hour-and-a-half (or 82 minutes later according to some accounts).

Sources say that when Dr. Murray was interviewed by police two days after Jackson died, with his lawyer by his side, the doctor's account seemed "scripted."

So when did Michael Jackson really die?

Rigor mortis typically doesn't set in for at least three hours, if not longer. If it has not set in, the only way to approximate time of death is body temperature.

If a person dies, their temperature eventually rises or falls to the environment. For example, if he were in a 70 degree room, his body would fall to 70.

Body temperature typically drops a degree to a degree and a half per hour, but the problem is that when paramedics arrived the room was sweltering.

Jackson's body temperature could therefore still register in the 90 degree range, even if he were dead for a long time. Also problematic? Paramedics did not get a read on his body temperature as they were busy performing CPR on Jackson.

Bottom line ... no one knows.

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Perhaps this is why the judge was so stern about him steering clear of Rihanna.

Chris Brown was involved in incidents "related to domestic violence" twice before he was busted this year, according to a probation officer's report filed Tuesday for the singer's sentencing and obtained by the Los Angeles Times.

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The first offense cited occurred in Europe about three months before his arrest. Per the report, Chris Brown and Rihanna were engaged in a "verbal dispute" when she slapped him and he responded by shoving the star into a wall.

Then, in January, Brown and Rihanna were vacationing in Barbados and got into an argument while riding around in a borrowed Range Rover.

Brown got out of the vehicle and, enraged, smashed the driver and passenger-side windows. The incident went unreported at the time.

Chris Brown and lawyer Mark Geragos arrive at court.

Rihanna had agreed to cooperate with prosecutors and was willing to testify against Chris Brown over the assault that left her battered in February, but he cut a plea deal before his preliminary hearing that precluded a trial.

The fallen R&B star was formally sentenced Tuesday to five years' probation, 180 days of hard community labor and 52 weeks of domestic-violence counseling.

Despite objections from both camps, the judge extended a strict stay-away order that prohibits Brown from coming within 100 yards of Rihanna ... until 2014.

While there has been much debate over what happened that night between Chris and Rihanna, the official police report has never been released ... until now.

That Brown has a history of violence is not nearly as shocking as what happened in February. Follow the jump to read the details of what Rihanna told cops ...

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For Heidi Montag, her killer body didn't come easy. It required hitting the plastic surgeon's office gym with trainer Chad Waterbury regularly for months.

To get in shape for her airbrushed Playboy photos and her "live performance" at Sunday's Miss Universe competition, Heidi worked hard to look her best.

Fortunately, you can't gain singing talent like you can muscle tone.

Heidi's rendition of "Body Language" at the Miss Universe pageant was beyond bad, but the title of her crappy single is somewhat appropriate, given the time she spent getting into shape to pose for her weak set of PG-13 pics in Playboy.

"I definitely got in great shape for that, it's the perfect title considering everything!" she says. "In Playboy, you see the photos, but in Miss Universe, you see it live ... what my body looks like and what I've been working for."

Like a knockoff version of Britney Spears circa 2000, in other words.

WHAT DUMBBELL: Heidi Montag's workout (and airbrushing) works wonders.

Heidi and Spencer Pratt brag that their trainer "only trains professional athletes."

They should fit right in then, if being professional attention whores qualifies.

Her number one goal from the workout: to build a better behind. "I had just the flattest butt!" Heidi admits. "I wanted it to be pure muscle and be curvier. Playboy is very feminine, sexy, curvy and I really wanted to go for that look."

Follow the link if you actually want to read about Heidi's crappy workout. We can't imagine you do, but we just can't take this anymore right now.

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