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The Michael Jackson concert movie, This Is It, originally billed as a two-week-only event, will now be staying in theaters through Thanksgiving weekend.

This Is It led the box-office competition with an estimated $21.3 million in the U.S. Friday-Sunday, upping its five-day, worldwide haul to $101 million.

Michael Jackson (1958-2009)

The film still couldn't dominate Miley Cyrus or Paranormal Activity, but what can you expect. It is rehearsal footage, not even a real movie. Just saying.

Despite its success, This Is It barely came within $10 million of matching Cyrus' Hannah Montana concert movie's opening weekend record ($31.1 million).

Best of Both Worlds, which opened on Friday, also made more money in five days than This Is It (which opened Wednesday) $37.3 million to $32.5 million.

THAT'S NOT IT: Even in death, Michael Jackson remains an enormous draw.

Internationally was another story, though, as Michael Jackson has always been bigger overseas than in the United States, where he isn't exactly small time.

Two-thirds of This Is It's mammoth gross came from the rest of the world, led by the Jackson-friendly environs of Japan, the United Kingdom and Germany.

With four more weeks to go, there's no telling what it will make when all is said and done. But clearly, Jackson's executors have created a movie monster.

According to Sony, the film's $101 million is already a new worldwide record for a concert movie ... beating out none other than Best of Both Worlds, natch.

Paranormal Activity (second with $16.5 million), meanwhile, was the weekend's top-grossing non-Michael Jackson movie, and has now grossed $84.8 million.

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With her first-ever concert tour through Australia starting in just a couple of days, pop star Britney Spears is doing her best to live a normal life while she can.

Well, whatever her equivalent of a normal life is. This is a woman who cleans up her image at the same time she releases her "3" music video, remember.

Friday night, Britney took her boys Sean Preston Federline, 4, and Jayden James Federline, 3, out for a family dinner in Calabasas, Calif. Here's mommy ...

Britney, Jayden

Britney Spears' son Jayden is so big! Kids. They grow up so fast.

It's been really nice for Britney to be spending some low-key time in L.A. recently. The kids have really gotten to know their new dad-in-waiting Jason Trawick.

Click to enlarge more Britney Spears pictures featuring the international superstar and mother-of-two doing what she does best. Or at least loves most ...

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  • Jayden, Brit
  • Out to a Nice Dinner
  • Getting a Lift
  • Brit Brit and J

[Photos: Fame Pictures]

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Marfa, Texas, meet Santa Barbara, California.

These two locales have had it with Evi and Randy Quaid. The West Texas city of 2,100, once found its residents the Quaids eccentric. Now it just wants 'em out.

The latest incident occurred Friday when a Marfa resident discovered that his satellite dish had been ripped off his building, which had also been spray painted.

"He called the Sheriff and reported that the damage had been done by Evi Quaid," a Marfa source said. "The man is their neighbor and they used to get along."

"Evi Quaid kept accusing him of his satellite dish infringing on her property. He didn't see her rip it down but it is his belief she did and that's what he reported."

Evi and Randy Quaid

Evi Quaid and husband Randy: Possibly need of psychiatrists.

Two deputies responded to the call and went to a neighboring building, owned by the Quaids. No one was home at the time but an investigation continues.

The Quaids live above commercial space in their building in downtown Marfa. Evi is turning the ground floor into a museum honoring her husband. Really.

Evi and Randy are leaving a trail of bizarre antics in their wake. Photos of Evi Quaid nude were even sent to a local newspaper editor! Again, yes, really.

Randy and Evi are accused of defrauding a California inn of $10,000 and may face extradition. When accosted by police in Marfa, Evi flipped the f%*k out.

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She wasn't due for another few weeks, but reports say Mel Gibson’s girlfriend/fiance Oksana Grigorieva is said to have given birth to their baby - a girl.

Oksana Grigorieva gave birth Friday, a bit early but everything went well and both mom and daughter are doing just fine, according to Radar Online.

The website reports that mom and the baby are already home.

Mel’s affair with Oksana was uncovered earlier this year by celebrity gossip media after a series of photos of the cozy couple in Costa Rica surfaced.

This while Mel’s marriage was apparently dunzo.

OCTOMEL: Mel Gibson now has eight kids, and one with Oksana Grigorieva!

Mel’s wife Robyn filed for divorce in April, 2009, shortly after the photos were public and Mel admitted he was romantically involved with Oksana Grigorieva.

Mel and Robyn were married 29 years; their marital assets are estimated at around $900 million. Currently, Mel says he has no plans to wed his baby mama.

Mel has six sons and one daughter with Robyn.

Oksana, a Russian singer and lingerie model, has a 12-year-old son with James Bond star Timothy Dalton. She is an accomplished musician and composer.

She released her album Beautiful Heartache in July.

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Last week, Lauren Conrad attended the Avon Hope Honors Benefit on behalf of the m.powerment campaign, her philanthropic initiative with mark cosmetics.

The former star of The Hills opted for a retro look, reminiscent of Rita Hayworth and Veronica Lake, showing off a polished complexion and a velvety finish.

We like the subtle rosy glow, and the fact that unlike so many stars of today, who opt for the same, revealing appearance, LC keeps it both classy and sexy.

It seems like that would be a contradiction in terms, but we think she pulls it off.

You? Take a look at Lauren at her event last week and vote in our survey below:

What do you think of LC's retro look?

 

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Hailey Glassman, the 22-year-old mess who became romantically linked to Jon Gosselin in May and dated him semi-exclusively for at least a few months, has a few words for her supporters - and her haters - in light of their recent breakup.

Of her polarizing appearance on The Insider last week, she wrote:

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"I just want to thank everyone for their support. I was brutally honest and put everything out on the table in front of the entire world," she Twittered.

On The Insider, she detailed being "emotionally abused" by Jon Gosselin, who she described as really mean, and a guy who "has issues" with the truth.

Hailey Glassman says she's at peace with her reputation, whatever it is: "At least I know in my heart I spoke the truth so I'm OK with your judgment."

"Now if i'm disliked and hated on fine. At least I know in my heart I spoke the truth so now im fine with your judgements," she adds, with confidence.

REBOUND ROMANCE: Jon and Hailey simply weren't meant to last. This frequently happens when one party is a liar and fame whore who is married with eight kids.

As for what sparked the breakup, rumors suggest it was Jon's new mentor who put the reality star up to it, encouraging him to think about his children.

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, Gosselin's new spiritual advisor, said he plans to announce his breakup with Hailey at a Manhattan synagogue Sunday night.

"I advised him to end it with Hailey," Shmuley said. "The relationship is unacceptable when he is still married and has eight kids who are still hurting."

"It is not a healthy relationship."

She may not be a spiritual adviser, but Hailey has a mentor of her own: "2 be honest I got a lot of insight from the insider n Star Jones," she Twittered.

"She s a wonderful person who I admire 4 always being strong. much <3 at Star."

"Thanks so much for your insight and words of wisdom. I admire your strength. much <3 for you Jones :-). Your so funny and a great person!"

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Yesterday, we chronicled the rise and fall of Lindsay Lohan, train wreck in the making. Lately, her estranged dad, Michael, has been discussing this deeply personal topic to anyone who will listen and pushing for her to get the help she needs.

To say she remains unmoved would be an understatement.

Lindsay Lohan has taken to Twitter to slam her dad, following reports that he is seeking a Britney Spears-style conservatorship over her, among other things:

"My father is a lunatic & doesn't even deserve such a title since he's never been around in my life other than when he'd threaten me & my family," she wrote.

Scathingly, the starlet continued: "He should be where he has always put himself after verbally abusing and physically abusing people all my life-behind bars."

Lindsay, 23, also wrote that sister Ali Lohan, 15 going on 45, is concerned about Michael, who recently accused their mom, Dina, of covering up her addictions.

"It's so sad to get a phone call from my baby sister asking, 'why is daddy doing this?' Through tears. He crossed the line & hurt me & my family 4 the last time."

  • Dumb Dina Lohan
  • An Absolute Mess
  • Mike Lohan

The Lohans take the term family feud to new heights. Or depths.

Last week, Michael Lohan claimed that he would air on ET taped phone conversations between himself and Dina, in which they discuss Lindsay Lohan's well-being.

Dina Lohan says she and Lindsay plan to prevent the tapes from going public: "We're going to stop it from airing. He is in violation of my order of protection."

"My attorney sent a cease-and-desist letter, and a copy of my order of protection I have against him. He is now in violation of my criminal order of protection."

"He harasses me, calls my cell phone, which he is not allowed to."

In response to Dina's disdain for him, Michael said "Look, I know sometimes in the past I've said things I shouldn't have. [But right now] I have to help my child."

Be that as it may, Dina says Lindsay is planning to obtain a restraining order against her fatherr. Says Dina: "[Michael] is desperate and spiraling out of control."

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For the first time since the abrupt cancellation of the much-touted Lady Gaga-Kanye West tour, the former is speaking out, saying the two remain good friends.

"I didn’t drop Kanye," the singer said on SIRIUS XM's Morning Mash Up Friday. "When you’re really friends with somebody, you can make a difficult decision."

Their decision to cancel their co-headlining tour just weeks before it was set to kick off November 10 "was hard on both of us," she said, not giving a reason.

Theories posited for the tour getting axed range from poor ticket sales in the aftermath of Kanye's outburst at the VMAs to creative differences between them.

Lady Gaga says there was no falling out with Kanye West.

"When we were talking, I said, 'Even though this isn’t happening right now, I’m going to still go out on the road,'" she said. "He’s been very supportive."

As for what the possible hermaphrodite's tour, sans Kanye, will entail?

"I'm playing [to] just as many people in each city that I would have played on Fame Kills, but the ticket price is much lower," she said with a laugh.

"The difference between someone like myself and someone that’s three or four albums deep, is I'm still new. And my fans are so amazing and so loyal. They’re not normal top 40 radio fans, they’re like crazy punk rock fans."

"They come with lightning bolts and wigs and faint all over the place. They’re the coolest in the world. I want them to see a brilliant, amazing, life-changing show."

Here's a portion of Lady Gaga's interview ...

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Her word choice may take your mind in an entirely different direction, but the ho-tel heiress was merely referring to the Hollywood Hills Burglar Bunch.

Even after many of her items were recently returned after her home was robbed last year, Paris Hilton feels "very, very violated" from the experience.

"She was just happy to get some of it back," says younger sister Nicky Hilton.

Paris Hilton was a victim in an allegedly connected string of celebrity burglaries that also included Lindsay Lohan, Orlando Bloom and Audrina Patridge.

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Paris Hilton feels more violated by being robbed than by Doug Reinhardt. Well, presumably. Guy looks like he's into kinky stuff. [Photo: Splash News Online]

Nick Prugo was the first to go down last month. Then last week, many of the other burglars were busted, including alleged mastermind Rachel Lee, 19.

Nicky Hilton remains in disbelief that the crime even took place.

Her sis, she says, "lives in a gated community with supposed state of the art security." One would think that the same applies to the other robbery victims.

Rick Hilton, Nicky and Paris's father, said he didn't know all the details about the burglary, but said of the outcome that his daughter is "happy about it."

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Set up fake dressing room and hidden cameras. Crouch down and hide in the corner. Scream and scare the living crap out of guest. Talk about a winning formula!

Ellen DeGeneres got into the Halloween spirit this week, and while her tactics were neither super original nor elaborate, the results are still hysterically funny.

Here's Ellen scaring Taylor Swift in the manner described above ...

LOL. We don't know what it is, but there's something about watching Taylor Swift react like she did which just makes us love America's Sweetheart even more.

Follow the jump for Ellen punking more celebrities in similar fashion. What's not to love about Mario Lopez, David Spade and Lauren Graham getting spooked?

Oh, and after the producers decided to turn the tables on Ellen, Jimmy Kimmel gets an award for chivalry for racing to her aid (and being quick on his feet) ...

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