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Artie Lange, Howard Stern's radio sidekick, landed in the hospital last weekend. News of his suicide attempt landed in New York Post’s Page Six a few days later.

It was the Post report that divulged how Artie stabbed himself nine times in attempted suicide. Surgeons were able to save Lange's life after he got to the hospital.

The stand-up comedian's family had been asking for privacy following reports that Lange was hospitalized, and Stern is pissed that the suicide report was leaked.

Stern personally had respected Artie's wishes to keep the reason for his hospital trip private, but spoke out Thursday regarding Artie’s exposed personal problems:

"I would love to know who the scumbag is who releases that to the press. This is a private matter," Stern said, lambasting whoever leaked the suicide details.

Details of Artie Lange's suicide attempt deeply upset Howard Stern.

"I don't know what to say. I work with Artie Lange, I love Artie. Everyone has their demons, including myself, but he's wrestling with some serious stuff here."

"When I heard the news it was too much to bear."

"I'm pissed off the story got out there, pissed off at the $h!thead who got paid 10 bucks to talk to Page Six. This is a family matter. I don't know what to say."

The New York Post posted an article today from an October interview with Artie Lange, in which he talks about his life and myriad struggles with addiction. 

We wish him the best as he tries to overcome obvious pain and struggles he's endured lately, both physically and emotionally. Hopefully he'll get well soon.

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Hayden Panettiere and Wladimir Klitschko are totally dating. She just doesn't want people know it yet. She even books extra hotel rooms for that reason, it turns out.

So people wouldn't suspect she was sharing a room with her new boxing-champ boyfriend, the diminutive star had aides book her a room at another hotel.

They did so, and it sat empty - if you know what we mean! We mean Hayden's dating Wladimir Klitschko, and they shacked up in the same room. ALL NIGHT.

"It was clear she was with Wladimir, and they were at the Setai together," a source told the N.Y. Post. "But she insisted on booking a room at a separate hotel."

"Then she could pretend she was staying elsewhere. The room was never used."

Too bad many Hayden Panettiere pictures were taken featuring the bikini-clad star cozying up to the fighter. Talk about getting caught red (hot!) handed:

Ogling Hayden

Hayden Panettiere takes in the beautiful view by the hotel pool. It's hard to blame her. We're sure Wladimir Klitschko is a fan as well. [Photo: PacificCoastNewsOnline.com]

Hayden, who was seen poolside with the Ukrainian boxing champ, who towers over her 5'1" frame at 6'6", has a history of pretending she's unattached.

She repeatedly claimed she was "just friends" with Heroes co-star Milo Ventimiglia. Another guy she said was just a friend? Entourage's Kevin Connolly.

Wladimir sure looks friendly with her in that picture above. Forget his many heavyweight titles - the guy has officially earned the title of Lucky Stiff!

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Audrina Patridge and what would appear to be a new boyfriend arrived at club Voyeur for an evening out last night. We actually don't know who he is.

Since finally splitting from that unclean douchebag Justin-Bobby from The Hills, Audzo has dated Tal Cooperman and Corey Bohan for brief periods.

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She's also been linked to Chris Pine and most recently, Glee cast member Mark Salling. This fella doesn't appear to be Mark, however. Who is he?!

This isn't a trivia question, we're actually curious. Fire off a comment if you know the identity of the star's new man (or sibling for all we know)!

Audrina Patridge and unnamed hunk. [Photo: PacificCoastNewsOnline.com]

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It's a new year, and that means a new fitness plan for Jessica Simpson. The alleged singer, actress and VH1 reality star says she's got a new workout passion.

She posted on Twitter earlier this week, "Just got done boxing. Second day in a row... Have I lost my marbles?" No. That would imply she once had marbles.

The star, who is scheduled to appears in VH1's The Price of Beauty this year, has been chronicling her gym routine on Twitter. She must really be bored.

"Why am I still hurting from our workout earlier? I'm getting old!" she wrote, adding that she has "sore buns." Imagine her brains after all that Tweeting.

Jessica Simpson is looking pretty good these days at least.

Last year was an up-and-down one for the singer's career - and weight. Looks like she's determined not to have people ripping apart Jessica Simpson pictures in 2010.

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MTV's Jersey Shore was in effect last night and The Hollywood Gossip was watching when the grenade went off, we assure you. Below is our weekly rundown.

Just for you, we've broken down the drama in Seaside Heights, N.J., on last night's episode six, awarding and deducting points as we deem fit. Let's get to it:

Vinny does not actually get fired from work. Plus 1, because he didn't deserve to, but we expected drama after he hooked up with Danny's girl last week.

They roommates are annoyed by Sammi and Ronnie doing their thing and ruining group bonding time. Didn't they all just meet on this MTV show? Minus 5.

GTL = Gym, tanning and laundry. That's how The Situation and Pauly D roll. Plus 3. Vinny says he prefers basketball, pool and beach. Amen. Plus 2 more.

The Situation at the club: "It's like the Navy Seals. I get sent out first, do a little reconnaissance, bring girls back." Too bad he never goes MIA. Minus 1.

Vinny's family comes to visit and his mother cooks a big meal for the cast. Approximately 73 Italians rolled with her. We didn't even bat an eye. Plus 3.

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GTL: Gym, tanning, laundry. That's how guidos roll.

Ronnie and Sammi get into one of the lamest fights in the history of reality TV, which is really saying something. She is becoming a real nightmare. Minus 17.

The Situation is doing his thing and meets up with some girl. Standard. Little does he know's bringing "The Grenade" back and a friend, "The Hippo." Plus 8.

Pauly D won't take "The Grenade" on again. Mike then asks Snooki if she'll "take out the trash." Minus 5, because that's a little low, even for this show.

Plus 10 for "The Hippo" charging Snooki, though. Plus 2 more for Pauly D's awesome quote: "Someone needs to teach her how to fight or duck."

Ronnie goes into "prime creep mode." Minus 2 for the overuse of "creepin'" this week, and Minus 2 more for the obvious attempt to rile Sammi up.

Big fight! Synopsis: Ronnie and Sammi are walking. Guy insults them. Sammi insults him back. Ronnie shoves Sammi, telling her stop. She storms off. Ronnie charges guy. Plus 5 because this isn't even the fight that got Ronnie Magro arrested.

TOTAL: +5! SEASON: +42! Such tools. And yet we watch.

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You may have heard the inevitable news that Marilyn Manson and his girlfriend honey Evan Rachel Wood just got engaged earlier this week. Well, that was right!

Kind of.

Luisana Loreley Lopilato de la Torre and Michael Buble

The 41-year-old shock-rocker and 22-year-old True Blood actress are indeed betrothed. But the couple didn't get engaged at a Paris concert on Monday.

Instead, they got engaged at his Paris concert on December 21!

MADE FOR EACH OTHER: Marilyn and Evan are getting married!

The self-proclaimed Antichrist Superstar (real name Brian Warner) bought a ring and rose for the occasion and canoodled backstage with the actress afterward.

Manson's first marriage, to Dita Von Teese, went up in flame back in 2007 after he hooked up with Wood, who starred in his video for "Heart-Shaped Glasses."

He and Wood hooked up right around the time he stopped seeing Dita. They broke up in 2008 only to reconcile last April. Now they're together ... forever!

Congratulations?

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Michael Jackson loved collaborating with other artists. But there is one rumored hermaphrodite he never had a chance to work with but wanted to: Lady Gaga.

Jackson wanted to invite the "Paparazzi" singer to join him on stage during his This Is It tour, his former choreographer Travis Payne told said yesterday.

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Payne suggested Janet, Whitney Houston, Diana Ross, Mariah Carey, Usher, Justin Timberlake, Celine Dion, Sting, Seal, Bono, and Tina Turner join the tour.

MJ was pleased with the list, but when Payne asked if there was anyone else he wanted to work with, Jackson named one of 2009's breakthrough artists.

"[Michael] literally told me, 'You got to get into her,'" Payne said. "'She's good.'"

Michael Jackson wanted Lady Gaga to join him on tour.

Jackson's admiration for Lady Gaga got Payne interested. "I started listening to her music more and looking at her performances, and I was like, 'You're right.'"

Ironically, in November, Payne received a call from Lady Gaga. He initially thought getting the call was strange, but thought of his conversation with Jackson.

"I told her the story," Payne said. "Of course she was moved by it."

Payne ended up directing and choreographing Lady Gaga at the American Music Awards, as well as her sets on Ellen, The Jay Leno Show, and X-Factor.

Jackson and Lady G both made the top five in 2009 album sales.

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Christina Aguilera's eyes look downright mesmerizing on the February 2010 issue of Marie Claire. The pop star claims she's mellowed a bit since her early years.

“In this crazy business, it’s so easy to build up a lot of walls and a lot of bitterness. And that's just no way to live," the four-time Grammy Award winner said.

“[I can now use softer tones] I’ve been afraid to in the past, allow myself to go to a place of ‘less singing.’ I’m more vulnerable and strong at the same time.”

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Christina Aguilera is turning over a new leaf musically.

The 29-year-old mom says her son Max also inspires her to be lighter in her music, despite the fact that “I had a really hard time being light before."

"I’d get a little weird about it being too cliché. My first record was very clichéd pop - what everyone else wanted. [My second album Stripped] inspired by a lot of pain. [My third, Back to Basics,] still had some sort of relation to my past."

"[My new album] is just about the future, having my son in my life, motivating me to want to play and have fun.” Sounds like a great combo to us.

X-tina’s new album is called Bionic, and it's due out in March. We can't wait. Click to enlarge more Christina Aguilera pictures from the magazine ...

  • Gettin' Dolled Up
  • Awesome X-tina
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Jersey Shore just premiered like a month ago, but what we're hearing is that the cast of MTV's new hit will be back for another summer in Seaside Heights.

Vinny Guadagnino let it slip this week that he and the fist-pumping, beer-guzzling Italian-Americans we've come to laugh at with will be back next summer.

"They want us to do another season," he said at a Youth in Revolt after-party at La Pomme. Really, who can blame the network for wanting to run it back?

The self-proclaimed guidos have gained instant celeb status, becoming staples on TV, celebrity gossip sites and at various nightlife events around the U.S.

So which venues meet the criteria? Those that can cough up cash!

Jersey Shore Cast Picture

Jersey Shore is a virtual lock for a second season.

Getting the entire Jersey Shore cast to an event can cost $30,000, and it's not like that's an asking price that no one's biting at - these tools are everywhere.

Individually, they aren't any cheaper. Fist-pumping with Mike (The Situation) and DJ Pauly D costs $7,500 per tough guy. Vinny, meanwhile, gets $3,500.

Those interested in getting to know lovebirds Ronnie Magro and Sammi Giancola can take advantage of a special package deal: A modest $3,000! A steal!

As for the shore's resident drama queen, an event featuring the annoying Oompa Loompa Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi goes for as much as $7,500.

Fire and brimstone not included.

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Surveillance cameras may have caught the Christmas Eve standoff in which basketball star Gilbert Arenas pulled a gun on his teammate, Javaris Crittenton.

The Washington Wizards have told District of Columbia police that they have locker room surveillance video but are having trouble downloading the footage.

Computer technicians are assisting the organization with the matter today.

If you think the video problems are a ruse so the Wizards can protect their star, think again. A source says the team is almost "over cooperative" with cops.

A TMZ source says it's "almost as if they want Arenas to go down," and "there is a better than 50/50 chance the U.S. Attorney will issue a felony warrant."

The NBA has suspended Arenas indefinitely.

AGENT ZERO BRAIN CELLS: What the heck was Gilbert Arenas thinking?

He has no license for the guns, and if he is charged with a felony, the Wizards could cite the morals clause in Arenas' $111 million contract and void it.

As for what caused the standoff, a law enforcement says it was all over a card game known as Bourré. Arenas allegedly owed Crittenton some money.

Crittenton apparently threatened Arenas to make good on his debt. Two days later, Arenas laid out his guns as a prank, telling him to collect the debt.

Instead of diffusing the tension, Crittenton became enraged and both NBA players ended up drawing on each other ... in the locker room. Astounding.

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