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As you may know, Megan Fox was featured in the New York Times last week.

She was described as "a student of stardom, past and present, who knows how to provide her own commentary, a narrative to go with the underwear."

Now, the nation's preeminent newspaper is focusing more on the underwear part, releasing outtakes from its photo shoot with the mouthy movie star.

Hey, you might as well maximize the mileage you get out of this ...

Fox Time

The New York Times may be on to something here.

As the worldwide decline of print journalism continues to take its toll on this and numerous other venerable publications, perhaps a paradigm shift is in order.

After all, what better way to sell newspapers than photos of Megan Fox, artistically featured in black and white of course, lifting her legs over her head. Gulp.

Click to enlarge more Megan Fox pictures from the Times ...

  • Black and White Megan
  • Foxy Megs
  • Limber
  • Megan Pic
  • Great Times
  • Classed Up
  • Foxy in the Times

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Michael Lohan was receiving money for securing paying gigs on behalf of Jon Gosselin, he says, a fact that could doom Jonny Boy in his legal battle with TLC.

Jon Gosselin entered into a business relationship with Hailey Glassman, Mike Heller and Michael Lohan to earn money, all in violation of his TLC contract.

Though unsigned, the contract led to Jon being paid for outside appearances that violated his TLC deal, Michael Lohan himself told the celeb gossip site.

The document and the payments Jon ended up getting could be a smoking gun in the breach of contract lawsuit brought against the father of eight by TLC.

According to the deal, "TR" is entitled to certain fees resulting from business transactions on behalf of Gosselin and then-girlfriend Hailey Glassman.

“I brought Jon to the table so I told Michael Heller we needed an agreement. He said no problem,” Lohan said, explaining the origin of the document.

HI, Jon

Get ready to say BYE to a lot of money, Jon.

“We were representing him ... I brought Jon Gosselin to Mike Heller, so Michael therefore had an obligation to pay me a percentage of what he made.”

TR is a joint venture of Lohan’s company and Mike Heller’s company. Heller never signed the deal after his dad Mark, Jon's lawyer, advised him not to.

Regardless, in what is sure to be strong evidence for TLC, who subpoenaed Lohan, says he got paid for deals Jon made money from. Probably illegally.

Heller “was paying me all along, which basically proves I have a deal. Why was he paying me checks and giving my wife and my son checks?” Lohan said.

Lohan said some payments he got for helping get Jon gigs was in cash.

“A lot of it was cash, so I would imagine that there were a lot of things I wasn’t paid for too,” the father of Lindsay and Ali said. “We’re going to find out.”

The fact that a paper trail exists on side business deals may turn out to be strong evidence for TLC against Jon. The tool's best shot, according to his $5 million countersuit, is to claim his original deal is unreasonable. Stay tuned.

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Tony Gonzalez plays tight end for the Atlanta Falcons of the NFL.

Now he and his wife are showing their own tight ends for PETA!

Elisabetta Canalis Topless

Well, actually they're not. There's no view of the backside of either. But Tony and October Gonzalez are nude in a new ad to advocate compassion for animals.

Gonzalez said, “We should protect animals, not to sacrifice their lives for fashion and luxury. October and I have changed many habits in light of the inhumane treatment animals endure not only in the fur industry, but on factory farms.”

Tony Gonzalez and wife October Gonzalez get naked for PETA.

“I changed my diet a few years of a diet based on plants," the football star added. "And when you do and why you read it, and as useful in the treatment of animals. What happens with animals, the manufacturing industry is ridiculous.”

“We have a voice. That is why we have to do something like that.”

Tony and October Gonzalez join other celebrities the group has featured in the buff, namely Karina Smirnoff, Holly Madison, Amanda Beard nude and many more.

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Dying to see Levi Johnston in Playgirl, hockey stick and all?

Then you better get ready to enter your credit card number.

The magazine is milking this thing for all it's worth, telling visitors that they must JOIN NOW TO SEE LEVI JOHNSTON NUDE! Or, um, so we've heard.

Yeah, someone told us ...

Levi Johnston Playgirl Photo

The bottom line? Despite massive hype, you won't even see Levi Johnston nude ... at least full-frontal style. We also don't recommend going to Playgirl's website.

Well, unless your idea of a good Saturday night is being inundated by pop-ups and pop-under ads featuring naked men, in which case, what are you still doing here?!

For your shirtless hunk fix, we suggest the new Twilight movie instead (check out our New Moon review). Taylor Lautner's torso is basically the star of the thing.

Anyway, if you're still interested, we've got another naked (well, semi-naked) picture from Levi's Playgirl spread for you after the jump. Follow it if you must ...

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One of the leading celebrity news magazines, People, released its annual Sexiest Man Alive issue earlier this week. Johnny Depp, not Robert Pattinson, took top honors.

Check out People's full gallery and pick up its popular issue for the full roster of hunks and why they made the list. But below is a little tribute to their top 15 guys ...

No surprises here with movie stars Depp, Ryan Reynolds, Jake Gyllenhaal, Bradley Cooper and Robert Downey, Jr., leading the way. Not a bad top five, right?

David Beckham, Got Milk

Next up: Soccer icon David Beckham, actor Gilles Marini, the male Glee cast members (Mark Salling represents them here), Nick Cannon and Adam Lambert.

Finally, FlashForward star John Cho, American Idol alum Chris Daughtry, crooner John Legend, actor Jerry O'Connell and of course, the great Robert Pattinson.

Click to enlarge for better views of all these fellas!

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From New Moon hype to rumored couples, random celebrity feuds, new musical releases and sex tape leaks, it was another busy week here at THG.

As always, we've got it covered in The Hollywood Gossip's Week in Review! Some of the highlights (and lowlights) from the week in celeb gossip:

  • Least believable tabloid cover: In Touch's bid to reunite Brad and Jen.
  • Most mature handling of controversy: Adam Lambert takes on Out.
  • Least popular comment with 'tweens: Miley Cyrus bashing Twilight.
  • Most disturbing (and thankfully only) nude video rant: Tila Tequila. 
  • Least talented photoshop editing job: Demi Moore's W Cover. LOL. Close second: this faux Robert Pattinson People cover, which still fooled us.
Newsweek Cover of Sarah Palin

These magazine covers - real, fake and over-airbrushed - made news this week.

  • Worst excuse for journalism: This Newsweek cover (says its subject).
  • Best piece of New Moon hype: Robsten's (supposed) undying love.
  • Worst foreign affairs advice: Sarah Palin on Iraq ... er, Iran.
  • Best famous political offspring DUI arrest: Alexandra Kerry.
  • Worst legal argument: Jon Gosselin claiming TLC is impeding his right to make a living. Dude, they're the only reason you're a famous douche, and you pulled the plug on your own show (which goes off the air Monday)!


This guy brought about the end of his TV show ... and is now suing the network for impeding that broadcast it for impeding his right to make a living. What a world.

  • Quote of the week, and possibly the year: “I don't see anywhere in the Bible where it says you shouldn't get breast implants.” - Carrie Prejean
  • New couples (rumored): Rihanna and Tristan Wilds (not happening), Audrina Patridge and Mark Salling (possibly happening), Robsten (ongoing).
  • New additions: Adriana Lima became a mom, Bronx Mowgli Wentz turned one, and a pregnant Camila Alves played with Levi McConaughey a lot.
  • Wedding bells: In a fairly quiet week, Nathan Followill and Jessie Baylin tied the knot, and Jane Carrey, daughter of Jim, married Alex Santana.
  • Sex tape news: Two Miss Universe girls starred in one, Shauna Sand gave Carrie Prejean advice and Pamela Anderson told her kids about 'em.

Don't forget to follow THG on Twitter for all the latest Hollywood news, celebrity gossip, rumors, commentary and humor as it happens, 24/7/365.

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The Twilight Saga: New Moon premiered Friday after months of unprecedented hype. In the end, a solid picture delivered as advertised and almost lived up to it.

Having been a part of box office history, we've got our New Moon review for you here. Tell us what you thought of the film by commenting and voting in our poll!

Set Shot

As is our custom with The Hills, The City, The Bachelor and Bachelorette, the THG staff reviews New Moon, awarding and deducting points as we see fit ...

The feel of the movie is better than Twilight ... the scenery a bit less bleak, the vampires less pale. There's even some sun in the Italy scenes! Plus 2.

Edward leaves Bella after a birthday paper cut nearly gets her eaten. Minus 10. We knew it was coming, but thanks a lot, Jasper, for what resulted in a movie almost entirely devoid of Robert Pattinson. Control your urges next time, jerk.

Listening to the majority-female audience erupt at the first glimpse of Taylor Lautner shirtless - when Bella wrecks the motorcycle and Jacob dispatches of his shirt to stop the bleeding - was a scene out of a movie ... at a movie. Plus 19.

In Twilight, Kristin Stewart was great as Bella discovered love and grappled with its forbidden nature. In New Moon, she just kinda stares a lot. Minus 5.

Edward: "You gave me everything just by breathing." Swoon. Plus 4.

Jacob, on how his wolf pals in all their shirtless, homoerotic roughhousing glory must look to an outsider: "It's not a lifestyle choice." LOL. Plus 3.

Bella's "visions" of Edward aren't really doing it for us. For a teenager, this guy seems awfully lifeless, like even he can't believe he's doing this. Minus only 2, though, because it's better than no Edward, and he is 104 years old after all.

Plus 3 for the convincingly bad ass werewolf special effects!

We know it's a four-part saga, but New Moon is the ultimate Team Jacob show. Unlike brooding Edward, Jake has a wicked sense of humor that adds a new element to the sexual tension smoldering just beneath the surface with Bella. Plus 7.

Bella's dad: "Love who is good for you." If only, Charlie Swan. If only. Minus 1.

Mixed reviews on these Volturi peeps. Some are hard to take seriously, but the lead guy is evil and Dakota Fanning creepily sadistic as hell. So ... Even.

Man, Bella wants to be bitten so hard. When she gets on an plane to rescue her lover, it happens to be ... Virgin Air. Think that was intentional? Plus 2.

Edward finally figures out he was wrong to leave Bella, and slow motion, shirtless drama ensues. The theater explodes again. It's. About. Time. Plus 6.

Seven freaking months until Eclipse. Minus 1,293. But Plus 1,294 because if it's true to the books, it'll be worth the wait, and better than New Moon.

TOTAL: +29! In some ways a letdown because its most popular star plays a supporting role at most, New Moon is at the same time sexier, darker and funnier than Twilight. The characters are (mostly) relatable and dynamic, and the action riveting.

Its biggest flaw was the PR machine setting the bar too high. Obviously, it's all about getting people in the door, but it couldn't possibly live up to the hype - especially for what many believe was the least awesome of the four Twilight Saga books.

What did you think of New Moon?

 

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Wesley Snipes really doesn't want to go to prison.

Not that anyone does. But Snipes is going to ridiculous legal lengths to avoid serving a three-year prison term for tax evasion. His first appeal, of the conviction itself, failed. Now he's challenging the length of the three-year sentence.

Here's his defense in a nutshell:

  • Not paying taxes for five years (when you're rich no less): Eh.
  • Going to jail for three years: So harsh! Lay off, government!

Seriously. The 47-year-old actor's lawyers are calling the sentence "unreasonable" and claiming that his trial should have taken place in New York, not Florida.

Never mind that Snipes' records show he lived in both states or that he had ample time to request a venue change in the years-in-the-making trial's location.

Come on, Wesley Snipes. It's over, man.

"The right to a correct venue is part and parcel to the right to a jury trial," Snipes' attorney, Peter Goldberger, said of Snipes, who is still free on $1 million bond.

The prosecution, meanwhile, shot down Goldberger's claim, saying that no amount of whining over the justly chosen venue can reverse Snipes' tax wrongdoing.

"Wesley Snipes received a fair trial and fair sentence," Asst. U.S. attorney Patricia Barksdale said. "His numerous appeals do not make that sentence erroneous."

Snipes was sentenced in April of last year after a jury determined that the actor failed to file returns on at least $13.8 million in income between 1999-2004.

At least his White Men Can't Jump quotes should be popular in jail.

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A judge has unsealed a search warrant issued against Applied Pharmacy Services in Las Vegas, where authorities believe Dr. Conrad Murray obtained Propofol.

In case you don't know by now, that's the powerful anesthesia police believe killed Michael Jackson, and Murray, his personal physician, was administering it.

The affidavit says at the scene of Michael Jackson's death at his L.A. home, Propofol was recovered "in Dr. Murray's doctor's bag and on the bedside table."

In order to make their case, police are looking to pin down Visa and FedEx information linking Dr. Conrad Murray to the sale of Propofol by Applied Pharmacy.

According to the affidavit, during the search of Dr. Murray's home and office, police recovered a sales receipt from Applied Pharmacy - dated May 12, 2009.

On that date, Dr. Conrad Murray purchased four vials of Propofol.

Police are trying to tie Dr. Conrad Murray's conduct to Michael Jackson's death.

He also bought three vials of benzos, and another drug, flumazenil, which is actually considered an antidote to a benzo, and is used to counteract benzos.

The total cost of the drugs: $853, with a $65 FedEx shipping fee.

After Jackson died June 25, Dr. Murray told police he was not the first doc to introduce Jackson to Propofol. Dr. Murray stated that Dr. Arnold Klein and Dr. Allan Metzger had given Jackson medicine that he says was not working.

And there's this: "Detectives interviewed Grace Owanda (sic), Jackson's children's nanny." That's Grace Rwaramba, who is in fact MJ's children's nanny.

"Owanda" stated that Michael Jackson was currently being treated by [Dr. Arnold Klein] and the last physician to treat Jackson was Dr. Larry Koplin."

And we wonder why the investigation is taking forever ...