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Levi Johnston is reportedly set to guest star on Desperate Housewives. Yes, we're serious. This rumor hasn't been confirmed, but we didn't make it up, either.

Sources say the almost-son-in-law of Sarah Palin has landed a multiple-episode guest role on the long-running ABC drama. The reason why? A certain Cherry.

No, not the fact that he popped the cherry of Bristol Palin. Desperate Housewives creator March Cherry met Levi at the 2008 Republican National Convention.

A member of the Log Cabin Republicans, Marc has been intrigued by the possibility of a guest-starring role for him ever since. Looks like now may be the time!

Morning show veteran Levi Johnston is ready for prime time!

Asked about the rumored Desperate Housewives gig, which would depict Levi as a boy toy for an older woman, a la Jesse Metcalfe, a friend of Sarah Palin said:

"Well, maybe now he'll be able to get caught up with his child support payments." Oh, snap, deadbeat dad. Your Playgirl-posing a$$ got straight owned there.

Levi is presently being sued by Bristol Palin for $1,750 a month in child support. He claims he's tried to send money to her before and just hasn't heard back.

Either way, who isn't pumped to see Levi Johnston nude on Desperate Housewives? You know he will be ... it's kind of the only thing he's got going for him.

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Are Jennifer Aniston and Gerard Butler back together? Are they even together at all? Were they ever apart? These questions are all very much unclear.

Well, to us anyway. Star has no problem asserting that Jen and Gerard are once again an item ... even if they probably never really were to start with.

Apparently The Bounty Hunter co-stars are holed up in a $9,000/night suite, and have been sipping margaritas - wait, wait for it - at night! OMFG!

It's her "second chance romance" in Mexico, after all, and she's making the most of it. You can pretty much cement their status as a couple now...

Jen and Gerard: So On!

IT'S ON AGAIN: Was it ever off? Is it really on? Who knows!

It seems like only yesterday that Jennifer Aniston was getting back with Brad Pitt, according to this same publication, because it pretty much was. Oh well.

At least one person is probably happy to read this: Angelina Jolie. Not only is Jen apparently moving on from Brad, but she looks pretty rough in that bikini.

The pic may be from 2002, but still. Rough!

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In news only slightly less weird and relevant than Rachel Uchitel being hired by Extra, Jon Gosselin's ex Hailey Glassman is throwing a huge 23rd birthday bash in NYC.

Hailey, whose big day is February 19, pokes fun at the age difference between her and Jon on her party invitation, titled "Black out or get out." We don't really get it.

She sent the invite to more than 3,000 people on Facebook.

"Come out and party for my 23rd. I may be turning 23, but I feel like 32. Come help me remember what it's like to be 23, aka young and fabulous again," she writes.

The newly single Hailey Glassman just wrapped a photo shoot for Steppin' Out magazine and is all ready to party next week at Quo, one of the city's hottest sports.

The venue has hosted celebs like Lindsay Lohan, Gwen Stefani, and Diddy in the past. She assures invitees the "real Hailey" is back. So ... this is the fake Hailey?

Hard Ass Hailey

Hailey Glassman wants you to come party! Girl fashions herself as kind of a bad ass ... and she definitely is a loose cannon. Definitely in Jon Gosselin's league.

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Will Ali Fedotowsky return to The Bachelor after her dramatic, not-at-all-staged exit on Monday's "shocking" episode? All signs obviously point to a contrived yes.

Ali, a 25-year-old advertising account manager with Facebook in San Francisco, Ca., abruptly left at the end of this week's Bachelor episode to return to her position.

After Fedotowsky's boss gave her an ultimatum - quit the show or lose your job - Bachelor star Jake Pavelka wouldn't "guarantee" he'd give her the final rose.

So Ali up and left ... but for how long?!?

"We haven't seen or heard the last from Ali," host / pimp Chris Harrison says. "I think everyone saw that it was unresolved when she left. You could tell that they both definitely were falling in love with each other, if not already."

"Tey're definitely not done talking about this with each other."

Ali Fedotowsky and Jake Pavelka

SO SAD: Chris says Jake "has strong feelings" for Ali Fedotowsky.

"Jake said it was tough to watch her leave again last night," Harrison recalled. "I asked if he considered promising Ali that she was the one so she would stay, and Jake said, 'Well, she wasn't the one. She was one of the front runners.'"

"He said she needed to decide on her own and he didn't want to be desperate and beg, but he really didn't want her to go," and Ali certainly struggled with the choice.

"She loves her job and we tried to make it work, but in the end her boss said you've got to choose," he says. "Do you want to do the show or do you want your job?"

He adds that fans shouldn't give her a hard time: "You want to be the romantic, but you can't fault her for loving her career." Especially not in this economy, right?

That leaves Vienna Girardi, Tenley Molzahn and Gia Allemand fighting for Jake's final rose ... unless Ali makes a surprise return, as hinted in next week's preview.

Who should Jake Pavelka choose on The Bachelor?

 

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Dr. Conrad Murray, who was charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson, is planning on returning to everyday life while awaiting trial.

The doctor will soon be back at work, Dr. Murray's spokesperson, Miranda Sevcik, confirmed. The Houston-based physician will be heading back there shortly.

"Dr. Murray is still in L.A. He is planning to leave to go back to work in a few days," she said. Why anyone would see that dude as a patient, we can't imagine.

Conrad Murray posted $75,000 bail and slipped out of court Monday, dodging an angry mob of Michael Jackson fans that greeted him outside his arraignment.

Judge Keith Schwartz placed limitations on Dr. Murray's medical practice, explicitly telling Dr. Murray to not administer, prescribe or possess the drug Propofol.

That powerful anesthetic is believed to have caused the death of the icon in June, evidenced by LAPD investigating and the Michael Jackson autopsy report.

Judge Schwartz also told Dr. Murray he was not to heavily sedate anyone. It's amazing he's even allowed to practice, but he is innocent until proven guilty.

Dr. Murray's next court appearance is April 5, at which time a judge will set a date for the preliminary hearing to determine when and if he will stand trial.

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Rumors are swirling that if you drive down I-35 in Minnesota, you'll see a billboard featuring a smiling George W. Bush accompanied by the question "Miss me yet?"

This was initially discredited as a photoshopped hoax, but it's real. But the dual mysteries surrounding who paid for the ad, and their motivation, remain.

The President of the United States

Are they Obama supporters sarcastically hoping to remind people about George W., or Bush fans sincerely yearning for the "good" days of the past administration?

Mary McNamara, the manager at the Minneapolis office of Schubert & Hoey Outdoor Advertising, the company which owns and leases out the billboard, says:

"The ad was purchased by a group of small business owners who wish to remain anonymous." However, "some people in the group were Obama supporters."

McNamara added that the message the group hoped to convey was one of "Hope and change, where is it?" She went on to say that she has yet to receive any negative feedback about the ad, which has been up for a few weeks.

Not everyone buys that. Cindy Erickson, the chairwoman of the Democratic Party in Chisago County, where the billboard is located, suspects the ad's funders are in actuality conservative activists posing as Obama supporters.

"I don't have any idea who did it, but my thought was that they're Tea Party people," she said. "Regardless, it's been the subject of many conversations around here."

Minnesota was a "blue" state in '08, but Chisago is part of a Republican-leaning string of suburban counties that Obama lost about 55-45 in the presidential election.

While it's subject to interpretation, Obama has been under fire (and hitting back) of late. Has George W., however unwittingly, joined Sarah Palin in laying into him?

What do you think of the Bush billboard?

 

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Snooki has found love.

With a personal trainer at Gold’s Gym in New Haven, Connecticut.

Anybody out there the slightest bit surprised with this development? Didn't think so. The "lucky" man is 21-year-old Emilio Masella, also known as Emilio Antonio.

“We met on Facebook over a year ago,” Masella tells People. “We started talking online again before the show even started airing and started hanging out again.”

A few days ago, Masella said he and Snooki, also known as Nicole Polizzi, began being "exclusive." “We have a lot in common,” he says. “Our features, I think."

"It’s really weird but we do [look alike]. It’s cute though!”

Just the word we would have chosen ...

Snooki Polizzi

Emilio Masella and Snooki: Made for each other.

In their spare time, the couple goes to parties and clubs for her official appearances, but, “When she’s not working, we watch movies and relax so she can be normal for once. … We wanted to go see Dear John but we didn’t have time!”

While he's fine with the amount of attention his famous girlfriend gets, he admits that “after awhile, it does get annoying, but it’s all right - it’s kind of expected.”

Despite all the fame and flashbulbs that surround Snooki, Masella says he likes her for who she is, not the "character" portrayed on the MTV show Jersey Shore.

“Honestly, I think that what they show on the show, that’s not really her,” he says. “She’s actually really sweet and down-to-earth. It doesn’t show her other side.”

“She really just speaks what on her mind. She tells it how it is, which is nice. She likes me for me. A lot of girls hit on me for how I look, but she got to know me.”

Emilio Masella also says that while he’s just now begun calling her his “girlfriend,” he’s already met her parents and may even appear on Season 2 of Jersey Shore.

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Paris Hilton is really interested in becoming Mrs. Doug Reinhardt. Why, we have absolutely no idea, but she's making no secret about her intentions.

The hotel heiress has already dropped hints about wanting to marry The Hills regular, but she took it to a whole new level this past weekend in L.A.

"I'd like to thank my future sister-in-law Casey [Reinhardt]," Hilton said from the podium while accepting an award from the Hearts for Hope benefit.

Doug wasn't there, but both his mom and sister - who you may recall from Laguna Beach as a classmate of Lauren Conrad and Kristin Cavallari - were.

Talk about dropping hints: "At one point, Paris reached for Doug's mother's huge wedding ring," says a witness. "She looked like she was in awe."

Doug Reinhardt, you better put on a ring on it!

If Doug Reinhardt does decide to propose soon, we think his family approves.

In fact, the Reinhardts are apparently such big fans of Paris, they'll even pay to hang out with her! Yes, we know, it's really strange to try to comprehend that.

"Paris auctioned off a party picnic at her house for charity, and the bidding went all the way up to $6,000," says an E! source. "Even though Casey can obviously party at Paris' house anytime for free, she went ahead and took the final bid."

In May, Paris gushed that "[Doug's] gonna be my future husband!" They'll be registering at Williams-Sonoma and Crate & Barrel soon it sounds like.

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Captain Phil Harris of the Cornelia Marie on Deadliest Catch has died.

Sons Jake and Josh Harris broke the news on the Discovery Channel show's official site, where updates on Harris had been posted since his January 30 stroke.

"It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to our dad - Captain Phil Harris. Dad has always been a fighter and continued to be until the end. For us and the entire crew, he was someone who never backed down."

"We will forever remember and celebrate that strength. Thanks to everyone for their thoughts and prayers. - Jake and Josh Harris"

Harris, who was 53, was based out of Seattle, suffered a stroke during an offload of crab. He was found unconscious in a stateroom, was airlifted to Anchorage for 12 grueling hours of surgery, then placed in a medically induced coma.

R.I.P. Phil Harris with sons Josh and Jake.

He had shown signs of improvement last week, squeezing hands and even telling his doctors and nurses, in his signature gruff style, to not "f--k things up."

Phil Harris, a fisherman for 32 years, was a co-owner of the Cornelia Marie, which he'd captained for 18 years; Jake and Josh work on the ship as deck hands.

Fans reached out Tuesday night on the show's message boards, where comments have been posted since Phil Harris fell ill, offering condolences to the family.

The Discovery Channel said in a statement that Phil "more than someone on our TV. Phil was a devoted father and loyal friend to all who knew him. We will miss his straightforward honesty, wicked sense of humor and enormous heart."

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Nancy Kerrigan's father's death late last month has been ruled a homicide, according to the Middlesex County (Mass.) Chief Medical Examiner.

According to the findings, Daniel Kerrigan died from cardiac dysrhythmia after suffering a neck injury during a physical altercation at his home.

The Coroner reports that the 70-year-old Daniel suffered a cartilage fracture to the larynx area, which was exacerbated by heart disease.

As we previously reported, Nancy's brother Mark Kerrigan faces one charge of assault and battery on an elder with serious bodily injury.

Nancy Kerrigan won medals in figure skating at the '92 and '94 Olympics/

The investigation continues, with no word on whether prosecutors will now up the charges against Mark, but the family is displeased with the coroner's report.

The family lawyer, Tracy Miner, says "The Kerrigan family is extremely disappointed that the medical examiner would release a cause of death without having all of the relevant facts. We believe this finding to be premature and inaccurate."

The Kerrigans are also standing by Mark Kerrigan - who was arrested and charged with assault and battery after - saying, "The Kerrigan family does not blame anyone for the unfortunate death of Dan Kerrigan, who had a pre-existing heart condition."

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