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If most recently engaged women are said to be on cloud nine, The Bachelorette star Jillian Harris has probably been around cloud three or four lately.

That's because her final rose recipient, Ed Swiderski, is alleged to have been less than faithful to Jillian - even after he had proposed on the show.

It's not pure gossip made up out of thin air, either. Both of his supposed ex-girlfriends, Lindsey Johnson and Bethany Steffen, are going public.

Sure, maybe they're bitter, lying and exaggerating to torpedo Ed's relationship because they're jealous of Jillian, and to receive fat paychecks.

But some of the claims at least make you wonder, especially since Ed was the subject of girlfriend rumors even during his stint on the program.

Despite the firestorm of criticism and rumors of an impending split, the 29-year-old Jillian Harris has been standing by her fiancé, and plans to keep at it.

Mrs. Ed Swiderski?

In response to a Radar Online piece Friday that claimed they broke up or at least came close, the star explained that the article "claimed Ed and I broke up, when in fact we have not even come close. I really want out of the spotlight so bad."

"I just hate it so much.”

The two have weathered the media circus about as well as could be expected, given the type of rumors that have followed Ed Swiderski since the finale:

  • That Ed was stringing two women along before Jillian Harris was in the picture, then continued to even after signing up for The Bachelorette.
  • That he emailed one of them from the set and said Jillian Harris was "not his type" and that he was "not in any way attracted to the chick."
  • That even after popping the question, Ed returned to Chicago and began "sexting" Bethany Steffen to come over with beer and condoms.
  • That Ed engineered his exit from The Bachelorette not for work, but because he wanted to come home and "molest" Lindsey Johnson.

Yeah ... we wish Jillian and Ed the best as they try to weather these difficult and stormy times. Unless any of the above stories are true, in which case we suggest Jillian try to track down Reid Rosenthal's cellphone number.

Will Jillian and Ed last?

 

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The former singer from Diddy's MTV reality show Making the Band 2 has been arrested for allegedly stabbing her own husband. Talk about making the cut.

Sara Stokes' bloody mug shot was taken after the protege was arrested for domestic violence at their home in Moreno Valley, Calf. She's in rough shape.

Why does the latest, gruesome addition to our celebrity mug shots gallery show her so banged up, you ask? Did someone go Chris Brown on this chick?

On the contrary, apparently.

According to law enforcement sources, Sara stormed out of the house after arguing with husband Tony. She tripped, fell over and accused him of doing it.

Sources say Sara Stokes, who hurt her head in the fall, proceeded to grab a knife and stab Tony in the arm. Their three kids watched as it all went down.

Sara Stokes Mug Shot

Making the Band? More like Making the Bail for Sara Stokes!

Paramedics and police came. Stokes was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon and domestic violence. The D.A. is deciding whether to charge the singer.

Sara's lawyer, Eric Kayira, issued this statement:

"Sara and Tony have a very passionate and loving relationship that on August 2, while having an evening of fun, she slipped and fell, hitting her head heavily on the ground and somehow in the process of helping her Tony got injured."

Well, that's one way to explain it away.

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Alleged singer Jessica Simpson, who flew to Japan over the weekend, and who was shocked by the jolt of a magnitude 6.6 earthquake that hit early Tuesday, decided Tweeting about it was the only logical response.

But more impressively, she figured out what was going on!

"Thought I was hallucinating," she Tweeted yesterday.

"I have never felt anything like this in my life. Laying in bed watching CNN." Not even the rumbling in her belly during that rough patch could compare.

The Japan earthquake struck Tsuruga Bay, which is southwest of Tokyo, at 5:07 a.m. local time on Tuesday, according to the National Weather Agency.

No casualties were immediately reported.

Her previous Tweet was at Ken Paves, to whom she wrote "August 5th I turned 38. 3+8=11. Numerologically 11 represents new beginnings."

Good to hear.

Jess Looks Rough

The intellectual capabilities of Jessica Simpson always amaze.

Jessica Simpson, who recently split from boyfriend Tony Romo, is starting work on her new VH-1 TV show The Price of Beauty, which will follow her as she tours seven countries to document what lengths women go to achieve beauty.

Follow the link to scroll through some Jessica Simpson pictures and see how she's been holding up since the breakup. Spoiler alert: Not all that well!

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It looks as if Jon Gosselin won't be speaking out after all.

At least not for the next 12 hours. Even that's something.

He and close pal Kate Major, a former celebrity gossip reporter for Star, were slated to speak with E! News' Ryan Seacrest following the Kate Gosselin Today show interview earlier Monday. But for reasons unknown, it's no longer happening.

On Monday afternoon, a spokesperson for E! said "the interview with Jon Gosselin originally scheduled for tonight’s E! News has been canceled."

Kate Major will still appear, however. Woo hoo.

No explanation was given for Jon bailing, but it may have had something to do with the drama that played out this morning on the Today Show:

  • In part one of Kate Gosselin's interview, she talked about how hurt she was that Jon moved on and started dating Hailey Glassman so fast.
  • In part two of her interview, Kate said she has no regrets about the reality show and vehemently denied having an affair with Steve Neild.

Who sucks worse?

 

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Yes. In one of the most anticipated events in recent television history, Octomom: The Incredible Unseen Footage, will air as a two-hour special August 19.

Naturally, Fox will do the honors of presenting this watershed moment in child exploitation. Gloria Allred should have a press release coming out shortly.

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According to a press release, viewers will be able to witness "the emotional struggles, physical complications and financial burdens of this drain on society single mother of 14," who gave birth to eight children this past January.

Yes. She had six effing kids before the octuplets. Incredible.

SHE SURE CAN REPRODUCE: Octomom, our single greatest asset against the human race ever dying off, has already created 14 humans. [Photo: Fame Pictures]

"From the day the octuplets were born, the cameras had unprecedented access to every area of Suleman’s life," the shameless press release continued.

"For more than seven months, cameras documented Nadya Suleman, capturing some incredible footage, including the private moments and the reactions of Suleman’s family, as well as Suleman’s own feelings, doubts and fears."

In a sign of the apocalypse, Suleman has signed with a European production company for a reality show. The show begins filming on September 1.

The 14 mistakes need to lawyer up ASAP.

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Despite being quoted personally and seemingly professing to be the biological father of Michael Jackson's daughter, Paris Jackson, former child star Mark Lester isn't trying to cash in his ticket for the paternity lotto ... not just yet anyway.

"I'm sure, as far as I know, [the children] were all his," Mark Lester, who starred as the title character in the Oscar-winning Oliver, told E! News.

Michael, Prince and Paris Jackson

"I expected lots of things to come out, but this is extraordinary."

Not that the celebrity gossip tabloids who reported this completely made it up out of thin air. Mark Lester, 51, is the godfather of Paris, Prince Michael and Blanket and considered Michael Jackson a close friend for nearly 30 years.

Moreover, he admits that he once complied with Jackson's request to donate sperm to the pop star: "It's been a secret for so long," the osteopathic doctor admits. "In 1996 Michael asked me if I would give him my sperm and I said yes."

Lester also said it's possible his "gift" to Jackson could have been put to use ... one would have to imagine so, as it's kind of an unusual gift.

Michael Jackson's close friends Mark Lester and Dr. Arnold Klein didn't just provide trust and friendship to the late King of Pop. They both bestowed sperm at one point.

As for the Jackson three, while Lester told a British tabloid on camera that he can see "strong similarities" between his own 15-year-old daughter and Paris, he told E! that Michael was the only person the trio share an uncanny resemblance with.

"Paris is very pale and Prince has Michael's eyes," he said. "And certainly Blanket is facially very similar to Michael. I'm really amazed to hear that."

We were pretty amazed too ... when he said it.

Another Jackson friend, Dr. Arnold Klein, lodged an objection in court last week to Katherine Jackson, Michael's mother, being granted full custody.

Why does Klein want a say in how the kids are raised? Klein is also rumored to be the father of Paris - and Prince Michael - and also donated sperm.

In an unrelated note, a woman named Claire Elisabeth Fields Cruise just filed three guardianship papers alleging that she's the mother of all three.

Another alleged Jackson baby mama, Billie Jean Jackson, appeared in court this morning for the estate hearing in the King of Pop's case, as well.

Who is Paris Jackson's biological father?

 

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Continuing her revealing interview on NBC's Today Show, this morning, Kate Gosselin says she has never slept with her bodyguard or had regrets about putting her eight children through the reality show that's unraveling before their eyes.

In a the first part of Kate's Today show interview, she talked briefly about how hurt she was by Jon Gosselin and his recent fling with Hailey Glassman.

In the second segment, she denied that her hit show, Jon and Kate Plus 8, contributed to the disintegration of her marriage, even though it totally did.

"It would've happened any way - cameras on, cameras off," she told Meredith Vieira, adding that she has no second thoughts about living her life on camera.

"It's given our kids many opportunities they never would have had," she said. "I don't live my life in regret. I tend to look forward, not backward. And I still feel like this is a good thing. It's healthy and the kids would agree."

We should poll them and find out.

"This is our life. It's the most real reality show you'll see,” she said.

"It is essentially a home video for them. It is their favorite show. They see Mommy and Daddy. I want them to see that each one of them was wanted, loved and cared for."

Not that anyone suggested that their kids weren't loved or cared for, but that's neither here nor there. Anything for a good sound bite, right Kate?

Kate Gosselin also said she is deeply hurt that her brother, Kevin Kreider, began dishing to celebrity gossip tabloids about her marriage and parenting skills and stating that her children are "unhappy" filming the reality show.

"That's probably one of the most hurtful things in all of this, when family turns on you and makes up lies and makes allegations and makes tens of thousands of dollars for doing it," she told Vieira. "This has become a business for them."

She also set the record straight on rumors that she bought a condo in Maryland. Reports surfaced after she visited bodyguard Steve Neild and his wife in Maryland. She did, but there is no condo. Kate also denied an affair with Steve Neild.

"There is no condo. There is no apartment. No one ever looked for one. Nobody ever bought one," she said. "I live at home with my kids. That's where I belong."

Asked by Vieira where she goes when Jon Gosselin stays with the kids at home in Wernersville, Pa., Kate replied, "To be honest, I'm in hiding from the paparazzi."

Follow the jump for a video of the second part of Kate's interview ...

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Andrea McNulty, the Nevada woman who accused Ben Roethlisberger of sexual assault, boasted to a co-worker of having consensual sex with the NFL star and said she hoped he impregnated her, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Shortly after telling former Angela Antonetti about the tryst at Harrah's Lake Tahoe, where both worked as casino hosts, McNulty "expressed to me she was hoping for a 'little Roethlisberger,'" Antonetti said in a sworn affidavit.

Moreover, Antonetti said, Andrea McNulty asked her to travel to Pittsburgh in August 2008 (a month after the encounter) for a Steelers game and to try to "run into" Ben Roethlisberger. "I told her that she shouldn't try to chase Mr. Roethlisberger."

Around the same time, Antonetti said, McNulty asked her to obtain Ben's cell phone number from a Harrah's executive. She said she told McNulty it was inappropriate to attempt to contact the Pittsburgh Steelers star in any fashion.

Antonetti said Andrea McNulty was upset about a married man ending a relationship with her in mid-2007. Shortly after that breakup, she told Antonetti she'd started an online romance with "Ben," a U.S. soldier serving in Iraq.

Later, in late 2007, she said she had fallen in love with him and they had become engaged. After the 2008 golf tournament, however, the woman confided to Ms. Antonetti that the online romance was a hoax someone perpetrated on her.

She became "very emotionally distraught" and took a leave of absence from work from September until around Thanksgiving. In March 2009, McNulty told Antonetti she was going to sue Harrah's, and "the lawsuit would be big news."

Andrea McNulty's lawsuit against Ben Roethlisberger also includes a number of employees at Harrah's whom she claims tried to cover up the alleged assault.

Antonetti said she was "absolutely shocked" when she heard that McNulty claimed Roethlisberger assaulted her "because I knew [her] allegation was false."

"Because I knew that [her] lawsuit and false allegations would unfairly and unjustly hurt Mr. Roethlisberger, I wanted to set the story straight," she said.

In an e-mail response, Roethlisberger's lawyer, William David Cornwall, said: "We will let our filing speak for itself. Unfortunately, as all of our communications with Ben are confidential, it is not appropriate discuss them in any manner."

Ben has denied all allegations, calling them "outrageous."

Do you believe Andrea McNulty?

 

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Looks like someone scored more than a surfboard last night.

We knew Chace Crawford won (spoiler alert!) Choice TV Actor at the Teen Choice Awards Sunday, but according to reports, his night only got better from there.

Pictures were taken earlier this morning, showing the handsome Gossip Girl star in a full-on make-out session with New Moon star Ashley Greene! OMG, XOXO!

Ashley received a goodbye kiss from Chace before heading back to Vancouver to film Eclipse. He should be back on the New York City set of Gossip Girl soon.

Like they say, there's nothing like a good post-TCA one-night stand.

A Chace Crawford Photograph

What do you think of this romance made in Teen Choice heaven? Do you think Ashley Greene and Chace Crawford would make a couple? [Photos: Fame Pictures]

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All the random lunatics are coming out of the woodwork.

While Mark Lester and Arnold Klein were actually was friends with Michael Jackson and donated sperm to him, granting at least some validity to rumors that they may be the biological father of his daughter Paris, some people are just bat$h!t crazy.

Exhibit A: Claire Elisabeth Fields Cruise.

She has filed three guardianship petitions - one for each of MJ's three kids - claiming "I am the biological mother of Prince Michael Jackson II and his siblings."

So we're supposedly looking at the mother of Michael Jackson Jr., 12, Paris Michael Katherine Jackson, 11, and Prince Michael Jackson II (Blanket), 7. Sure.

MOMMY? Clair Elisabeth Fields Cruise says she's Blanket's.

Somehow we doubt Blanket's mom is Claire Elisabeth Fields Cruise. We all know it's Pia Bhatti. And this would also mean Debbie Rowe is not Paris' mother.

To bolster her case, Cruise claims she is married to Michael Jackson "who is now deceased" - hey, at least she got one fact correct in her legal declaration - but is currently "engaged to Prince Michael Jackson II's biological father."

Makes perfect sense to us.

Oh, and she also claims to be the mother of Connor Cruise. Yes, the adopted son of Tom. Wow, they have the same last name. It must be totally true!

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