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Tennis player turned reality star Mark Philippoussis has just taken a 40-love lead on actress Jennifer Esposito, if you know what we're talkin' about!!

If you do, let us know. We have no idea at 6:58 in the morning EDT.

Bad tennis puns aside, the two are engaged, according to his rep:

"They are happily engaged and enjoying their time together."

The New York native, 36, and Australian professional tennis star, 32, got engaged this summer. In other news, Mark Philippoussis and Jennifer Esposito were dating!

Interesting that Mark fell for a slightly older woman in Jennifer.

Philippoussis may be a two-time Grand Slam finalist, but he is perhaps best known for starring on the NBC reality dating show Age of Love a few years back.

There, he was forced to choose between women in the 20s or 40s, a.k.a. "kittens" and the "cougars." He ended up picking "kitten" Amanda Salinas.

They broke up like an hour later.

Esposito, who has appeared on Samantha Who?, Rescue Me, Spin City and in the movie Crash, was previously married to actor Bradley Cooper.

Congrats to the happy couple!

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Lindsay Lohan may be a walking obituary, and a slow-moving train wreck that is hemorrhaging jobs almost as fast as pounds. But she says she's just a target.

Responding to the fashion critics who panned her debut collection for the French designer, Emanuel Ungaro, she says “I knew people were going to target me.”

“I am a target. I don’t know why, but I am, and I accept that. I just don’t pay attention to it," the singer designer actress party girl tells the Sunday Times.

She takes the same approach to being dropped by her record label.

“Everyone is entitled to their own opinion. I didn’t expect everyone to be completely loving the collection. It is the same with everything I have done.”

Except it's not. It's much worse than that.

Like a five-car accident stopping traffic on the side of I-5, one simply can't look away from the awfulness that is Lindsay Lohan, a wreck unraveling before our very eyes.

Combined with her hard-partying lifestyle, it's starting to take a tol, too. Audience members noted tears in her eyes as she walked the Paris runway October 4.

“It was such a surreal experience and I think I was emotional probably for the entire week, but when we walked out, it was a good feeling,” Lindsay Lohan said.

So what’s next for the 23-year-old wreck?

“I feel I am on the cusp of something new. I just need to be here.” However, she admits in the end, “I don’t know. I don’t know. I don’t like to think ahead.”

To a degree, you have to live for the moment. We respect that. We just hope that the poor thing has more than a few more tomorrows to look forward to.

Someone please save her!

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Three months after they divorced, the worst fears of the city of London (and wherever else the terrible tandem may grace with its presence) have been confirmed:

Amy Winehouse and Blake Fielder-Civil are back together.

The former junkies have updated their status on Facebook to say they are married again. Blake also wrote: "Can't argue with true love. What's the point?"

While their "marriage" may not be legally true, their intentions to begin swapping bodily fluids and hypodermic needles together again are obvious.

Who can argue with true love, indeed.

The reunion is the latest in a series of ups and downs for the paid, whose marriage ended in July when he was granted a divorce on grounds of Amy's infidelity.

However, the pair kept in contact by email and were reunited after 14 months apart. Blake was released from prison earlier this year and rehab in September.

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The outlook for Amy Winehouse and Blake Fielder-Civil? Hazy. Literally.

Right after Blake got out, Amy's dad Mitch caught them in bed at her home in Hadley Wood, North London. He kicked Blake's ass out, but the pair are thought to have been flirting on Facebook via a page Amy set up for her cat Shirley. Purrrr!

The couple has not been spotted in public together in weeks, and in fact, it was reported that Blake Fielder-Civil was smitten with stripper Lauren McDermott.

Amy was rumored to be dating boxing champion George Foreman's son. We don't know which one, as he many sons, all of whom are named George. Really.

In any case, Amy and Blake have been rendezvousing on the sly of late.

A source said Sunday evening, in light of the Facebook declaration that they are an official item again: "Amy's family, especially Mitch, will be furious."

"They have been so happy with her progress and are terrified that if she gets back together with Blake she will immediately fall back into drugs again."

Yup, pretty much. But it should be entertaining, at least.

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If you aren't familiar with English singer and songwriter Imogen Heap, you will be after this. Performing live on a radio show over the weekend, she covered Michael Jackson's "Thriller" in a way you've never heard it before.

Take a listen below and tell us what you think ...

What do you think of Imogen Heap's "Thriller" cover?

 

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Brooke Hundley, the ESPN production assistant who exposed a secret affair with ESPN baseball analyst Steve Phillips, is now out of a job at the network.

A rep from ESPN at first confirmed to the AP that the 22-year-old Hundley "doesn't work at ESPN anymore," but it was unclear if she quit or was axed.

Later, ESPN said that in light of the events made public this past week, Brooke was indeed shown the door, but didn't provide a cause for termination.

Probably something along the lines of her being a crazy b!tch.

Brooke Hundley's experience at ESPN will look great on her resume. Reason for leaving past occupation? Sleeping with married superior and stalking his son online.

It was a mix of utter disregard for morals, positively representing the network and general common sense that got Steve Phillips fired earlier today.

The network gave the former New York Mets GM the heave-ho just days after he admitted a summer affair with Hundley and took a leave of absence.

The sordid affair soon became a full-blown sex scandal.

Phillips broke it off and Brooke Hundley lost it, stalking his teenage son on Facebook and harassing his wife Marni in a letter, bragging about nailing Steve.

A rep for Phillips claims he's entering a treatment facility.

Hopefully one where he learns that just because a crazy chick works under him doesn't mean he has to make it literally the case in a car in the parking lot.

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Sorry, Ivanka Trump's wedding. You weren't the only star-studded shindig of the past weekend: Elisabeth Moss and Fred Armisen are now husband and wife!

"They did get married over the weekend," a source close to the cute Mad Men actress and the eccentric Saturday Night Live cast member. "It was really fun."

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Word that Moss and Armisen were a couple first surfaced in early January, when Armisen was spotted checking out Moss' Broadway play Speed-the-Plow in NYC.

By the end of the month, Moss, who brought Armisen as her date to the Vanity Fair Oscar party, had confirmed that the whirlwind courtship led to a proposal.

Prior to walking down the aisle, both Moss and Armisen kept a lid on their wedding details, only hinting that the small ceremony would be full of laughs.

"It will be the coolest and funniest wedding," Armisen told reporters at January's SAG Awards, while he and his bride were planning their special day.

Asked what she loves most about Fred, known for his impersonations of President Barack Obama on SNL, Moss said, "That's an incredible, hard question."

When asked the same question, Armisen replied "[Our love is] too much for words. I couldn't do that justice because the words wouldn't be right."

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Jude Law, meet your love child!

No, seriously, here she is! Your hot baby mama, Samantha Burke, who you didn't even recall meeting (or sexing she revealed she was pregnant, is debuting the adorable offspring on the cover of Hello! Just thought you'd like to know!

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Five-week-old Sophia sure looks cute on the British celebrity gossip magazine cover (and presumably the 14-page spread). But that'll be the first Jude's seen of her.

"There are no plans for it to happen at the moment, but I know he's busy," Burke says of her ex-lover and current meal ticket. "He'll fall in love when he sees her."

"She has Jude's chin and nose, and she does a little pout."

HELLO! THERE: Samantha Burke and Jude Law's daughter Sophia cash in.

In addition to pimping out the tyke, the 25-year-old aspiring model-actress also spills the beans on her baby-making dalliance with the Sherlock Holmes star.

The Florida-based brunette claims she and the father of four "went out several times. He was a lot of fun to be around, always making me laugh and smile."

The reverse wasn't true, apparently, as Jude is said to have not even remembered Sam until he was asked for a paternity test. Love at first sight, basically.

The actor, who has three children with his ex-wife, Sadie Frost, has yet to meet his youngest offspring, but Samantha Burke says it's only a matter of time.

She's hopeful they will eventually share a close relationship. Or that he at least keeps sending those checks. Dude's probably good for one of the two.

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Jon Gosselin has complied with a court order to return $230,000 he withdrew over the past several months to a joint account he shares with estranged wife Kate.

Over the weekend, Kate's lawyer, Mark Momjian, claimed he had not fully replenished their shared account, which he raided, claiming he thought it was payday.

Momjian claimed Jon still owed $152,000. Well, he doesn't, and amazingly, the check he wrote to cover that amount cleared without bouncing. We lost that bet.

Gosselin appeared in Montgomery County court in Pennsylvania Monday. Jon and Mark Heller, his New York-based attorney, criticized his wife for not appearing.

"We have all the representation we need," Heller said outside the court.

"All we need is Kate's participation and for Kate to stop crying on TV."

BURN! Someone also needs to get her to ditch the mullet. Just saying.

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We've gotta get these two out of court and into a cage.

In addition to calling out his wife for pulling a no-show, Jon said he is "optimistic" about the proceedings, and that Kate still has not explained how she spent $33,000 in recent cash withdrawals from their joint funds.

He's also accused the grating one of hiding book royalties and other assets.

Judge Arthur Tilson, however, said both are in compliance and left further arrangements to an arbitrator ... who was supposed to resolve this in the first place.

A two-day conference with the arbitrator is scheduled for November.

Whose side are you on?

 

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Recently, The Hollywood Gossip began holding a weekly Comments Contest to reward those who spark debate with the most original comments on our articles.

We are happy to announce that lemonylimes won this week with 196!

As a result, this user has won Lauren Conrad's book courtesy of The Hollywood Gossip editorial board. Not bad, right? You will be contacted shortly to receive it!

This week's honorable mention: jesisnaus. Second place isn't bad!

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