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The woman accusing Ben Roethlisberger of sexual assault claims the football star forced himself on her at the hotel where she worked and that despite her repeated protestations and refusals, Roethlisberger would not stop.

He claims it was consensual and that the lack of criminal complaint filed by Andrea McNulty - the incident happened a year ago - proves his innocence.

In response, McNulty said she told the head of security at the hotel about the alleged sexual assault the day after it happened, but he completely blew her off and even threatened her job if she made this into a bigger issue.

The plantiff claims in her lawsuit that Guy Hyder - the chief of security at Harrah's in Lake Tahoe, Nev. - told her she was "over-reacting" and that "most girls would feel lucky to have sex with someone like Ben Roethlisberger."

Andrea McNulty claims Hyder told her John Koster - the hotel president - will "personally fire you for starting rumors about Roethlisberger's personal life."

Hyder told McNulty, according to legal papers, that Koster would be impressed by the encounter, allegedly saying "Koster would love you even more if he knew about this ... Koster would suck his d!ck if Roethlisberger let him."

In the lawsuit, Andrea McNulty claims she assumed the incident would be investigated by security, but Hyder "did not do his job of investigating."

As for why she didn't tell the cops, McNulty claims she was "afraid of the consequences of going to police authorities since it was obvious to her that Harrah's and it's [sic] personnel ... would side with and support Ben Roethlisberger."

She also claims Harrah's employees broke into her home and ripped files off of her computer, presumably for the purpose of defending themselves in a lawsuit.

Several months later, after Andrea McNulty claims she sought psychological treatment because of the encounter, she claims she had a conversation with Hyder.

The accuser says she told Guy Hyder that she had been hospitalized specifically because of the Roethlisberger incident. Hyder allegedly replied, "I figured that was what was wrong, but I thought it was just like a date rape thing."

Andrea McNulty claims her bosses told her she was on thin ice at work. She is seeking $380,000 in medical fees plus an unspecified amount in punitive damages.

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Katherine Jackson's lawyer, Londell McMillan, says that Michael's mother wants "a seat at the table" in all matters involving her late son's estate.

McMillan says Katherine called him the day Michael Jackson died, and that she and husband Joe Jackson expressed "concern" over the estate of the deceased icon.

Michael J. Walks

They then hired him to represent Katherine's legal interests.

McMillan says Katherine Jackson will not challenge the will (which leaves her 40 percent of the estate and guardianship of his three children), but as far as the executors are concerned, he says, "She deserves a seat at the table at a minimum."

McMillan would not say if Katherine merely wants to be a third executor or if she will challenge named co-executors John Branca and John McClain.

Sources connected with Katherine claim she already asked the co-executors to allow her to participate in the decision-making and her request was "rejected."

McMillan says neither he nor Katherine are pushing for Joe Jackson, with whom Michael had a contentious relationship and left out of his will, to be co-executor.

McMillan, who worked for Michael Jackson during the last 3 1/2 years of the singer's life, also has repped Katherine on business matters related to her son.

The attorney says that he remains "optimistic they can work things out, but I'm prepared to go the distance if Mrs. Jackson directs to do so."

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Jessica Simpson's weekend girls' night out was a welcome bright spot in an otherwise difficult week for the newly single, alleged singer and actress.

Since Tony Romo dumped Jessica Simpson before her 29th birthday, "She's a little depressed," says a family friend of the rapidly declining star.

"She takes breakups really badly. She has a hard time letting go."

Her romantic track record, which includes her divorce from Nick Lachey and her on-again, off-again relationship with douchebag singer John Mayer.

But Tony Romo seemed an ideal match for Jessica Simpson, who last year called the playoff-winless Dallas Cowboys quarterback "the love of my life."

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Jessica Simpson has also been working out. [Photo: Fame Pictures]

Simpson has been coping by seeking solace with her parents, who "encourage her to go out and have a good time, like she did this week," says the friend.

But "she feels she's being judged by the world and opts to hide out at home," says the friend. "The family feels bad for Jessica. They worry for her a lot."

That wasn't always the case. "The family used to have such faith in [Jessica Simpson] and they worried about Ashlee," says the family friend.

"Now they are fully confident in Ashlee's choices and they worry most of their days about Jessica. It seems that she just can't catch a break."

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We were a bit surprised when Jon Gosselin started dating Hailey Glassman.

According to the ditzy, tag-team action lovin' party-animal pothead, she was caught a bit off guard by the sudden romance with the father of eight as well.

"If you had told me a few months ago, I wouldn't have believed you," says Hailey Glassman, 22, of her new boyfriend, who really is a unique catch.

She says she developed feelings for Jon Gosselin – a longtime family friend who recently split from his wife Kate after a decade of marriage – while he was nursing his broken heart and crashing at her parents' New York home in May.

Hailey's father is a plastic surgeon who performed Kate Gosselin's post-sextuplets tummy tuck operation, as seen on Jon and Kate Plus 8. The irony.

"He was so strong," Glassman says. "I admire him."

She refutes rumors that she's engaged to Jon Gosselin, but says she's having a great time with her beau, who just scored his own bachelor pad in NYC.

Hailey Glassman cannot contain her excitement these days.

"We're always laughing and joking," she says dreamily. "We watch movies, play pool and ping pong. We laugh a lot because I beat him at everything."

She adds of Jon, "He's a great cook. He cooks roasted veggies with special seasoning and sauces, and he grills pineapple with a butter concoction."

In a not-so-subtle dig at the grating Kate Gosselin, Hailey Glassman said this when asked by People what she thinks he likes most about her:

"I'm a huge believer in not controlling someone. I wull give my opinion but tell him to do what he wants to do. He said to me, 'I'm just not used to having an option.' I told him life is all about options."

And bong hits.

Perhaps the #1 perk of dating still-married Jon? Her parents approve.

"They love him," says Hailey Glassman. "They think of him as part of the family. They think things happen for a reason. The most important thing is if someone fits in with my family ... This is perfect. It just fits."

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Brandi Glanville has left husband Eddie Cibrian, with whom she has two kids, Mason, 6, and Jake, 2. She has confirmed this, as well as the reason why.

"Eddie and I have decided to take some time apart," says Glanville. "I want to do what is best for our children. Eddie and LeAnn deserve each other."

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This is the first public admission that the long-rumored romance even happened - and it comes from her? So much for his affair being a publicity stunt.

In June, Glanville publicly told Rimes to quit stalking her husband. LeAnn denied the stalking, the affair and indignantly accused Brandi of defaming her.

But the affair was clearly taking place.

Amazingly, the final straw for Brandi Glanville came after lovers Eddie Cibrian and LeAnn Rimes were caught sneaking around together - last week!

Brandi Glanville and Eddie Cibrian have married eight years.

The pair was spotted together in the early afternoon on Friday - four months after news of their affair first broke - outside the Malibu home of Jeff Berger, a longtime friend of the country singer and her husband, Dean Sheremet.

Sources say Berger has been facilitating meetings between Leann and Eddie at his home for about a month and that Rimes and Cibrian also made use of a rental house on L.A.'s west side. Berger denies he has been enabling an affair.

Rimes and Cibrian co-starred in Lifetime's Northern Lights earlier this year. Right around its premiere, they supposedly began lighting up the bedroom!

Meanwhile, news of Eddie having another affair - with 24-year-old model Scheana Marie Jancan, who has been linked to John Mayer - also just broke.

No word on when that started, or if LeAnn Rimes knows about it, or if she is really divorcing Dean Sheremet, as has been rumored in recent weeks.

Brandi Glanville did not elaborate as to which affair pissed her off more, but it's clear Eddie Cibrian was playing the field these past few months.

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A review of six video clips shot by the perv who secretly videotaped ESPN reporter Erin Andrews naked and walking around her hotel room may suggest that the perpetrator may be connected with her coverage of sports events.

Consider:

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  • Four of the hotel video clips were shot in the same place.
  • Two of the clips, meanwhile, were from a different hotel.
  • The furniture in the two rooms is different, and in hotel #1, the peephole used to film Andrews is round, while in hotel #2, the peephole is jagged.

The first set of videos show Erin Andrews nude, curling her hair and looking into a mirror. In the second set of clips, Erin is also naked, but she's ironing.

An extremely upset Erin Andrews does not know where she was filmed and the person or persons shopping the pics and videos for profit is still at large.

But the videos raise the suspicion that it was an inside job by someone familiar with her schedule - and possibly even traveling on the road with the reporter.

Her lawyer and ESPN are hunting down the losers responsible for the invasion of privacy of a beautiful, talented woman who had no idea she was being taped.

We have seen a couple of clips and nude Erin Andrews pictures from the tape(s), but will not post them out of respect for Erin, who is the victim of a crime.

Now, if she wants to pose in Playboy someday, that would be different ...

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Cute expectant mom alert! With her baby bump growing (as they have been known to), the expectant Kendra Wilkinson, a.k.a. Mrs. Hank Baskett, was spotted with her spouse in a figure-flattering t-shirt yesterday.

She's really starting to show! That probably isn't too surprising, as she felt the first kick recently, but she isn't due until Christmastime. Kendra tied the knot with her football player beau in late June at the Playboy Mansion.

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Kendra doesn't know the sex of her baby, has predicted she's having a boy. Hank Baskett has not made any guesses. We predict he will be teased in the Philadelphia Eagles clubhouse merely for being in photos like this one:

Reality star Kendra Wilkinson stepped out for a shopping trip with new hubby Hank Baskett on L.A.'s Melrose Avenue. [Photo: PacificCoastNewsOnline.com]

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Reid is coming back next week on The Bachelorette.

If you weren't convinced already, the final moments of last night's utter waste of time "Men Tell All" special were a tease for the season finale.

Amid shots of Ed Swiderski and Kiptyn Locke meeting her family and Jillian Harris preparing to make her choice, the narrator, Chris Harrison, promised that “an unexpected confession would make her question everything.”

A montage of dramatic music and cuts followed, the last of which was a shot of a ring in a man’s hand ... a hand belonging to ... Reid Rosenthal!

Chris had said that Reid wasn’t able to make it to the "Men Tell All" taping due to to a prior engagement. As in an engagement to Jillian Harris?!

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You never know, with The Bachelorette editing that was already used to manipulate and sabotage Wes Hayden, what this actually means, but If he weren't still a factor, Reid Rosenthal sure as hell wouldn't be MIA at the "Men Tell All."

We know now that Reid Rosenthal comes back, and considering he’s holding a ring, and what a shocking twist it would provide, you've gotta think he proposes to Jillian.

The question is, how does this impact the ending?

Does she choose Ed Swiderski, break it off with him over the girlfriend he allegedly has in Chicago, only to have Reid swoop in and sweep her off her feet? Does Reid profess his love to her, only to have it be too late? Does she reject all three?

Jillian's blog on People today once again does not say she is in love, nor allude to the fact there is even a man in her life. This has some fans thinking she could pull a Brad Womack and choose no one, but she could be just playing it cool.

What do you think? Who will win The Bachelorette?

 

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Last night, Michael Jackson's father Joe was on Larry King Live, where he was asked about the allegations that he physically abused his children.

He first brushed off the question by claiming any such reports are "a bunch of bull$h!t," but when King asked a second time, Joe wasn't as direct.

King mentioned that Michael himself made allegations of emotional and physical abuse at the hands of Joe, which rattled the 79-year-old creep.

What started off as a denial bizarrely morphed into a claim that he "didn't make no mistakes" as a parent and ended, after a brief aside, as a passionate, albeit slightly incomprehensible social commentary on slavery in America.

And you wonder why Debbie Rowe and all of America is appalled by the idea of this guy even being in the same room as Paris, Prince and Blanket.

Check out this clip of Joe Jackson's rants on CNN ...

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Andrea McNulty, the woman accusing NFL all-star Ben Roethlisberger of sexual assault, claims she warned the football player "You don't want to do this."

According to her lawsuit, he refused to let her go.

It appears the two knew each other because Ben stayed at the hotel where she worked to play in golf tournaments in the last few years. It also appears Roethlisberger and McNulty had a sexual encounter that Ben says was consensual.

What follows is her account, not his. This was not verified by a police investigation (there was none, in fact). Be advised that this is one only side of what happened that night, and some of the details are upsetting.

An employee at the Harrah's hotel in Lake Tahoe, McNulty says that on July 11, 2008, at 10:00 p.m., she ran into Roethlisberger in the hotel hallway.

The Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback told her the sound on his TV wasn't working and allegedly asked her to come and "take a quick look" at it.

After she tried to call other hotel employees to fix the TV, Andrea McNulty ultimately decided to go to Ben Roethlisberger's room to fix it herself.

A photo of Ben Roethlisberger's sexual assault accuser, Andrea McNulty.

Once she got to the room, McNulty looked into it but claims she determined there was no problem with the TV. Then, as she tried to leave, Roethlisberger stood in her way, "grabbed [her] and started to kiss her."

McNulty claims that she was "shocked and stunned that this previously friendly man, that appeared to be a gentleman in her previous contacts with him was suddenly preventing her from leaving, was assaulting and battering her."

She says she "communicated her objection and lack of consent," but he refused to stop and began "fondling [her] through her dress and between her legs."

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