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She's already announced her upcoming retirement from MTV's The Hills. Now it looks as though Lauren Conrad's clothing line is temporarily on hold.

"She is taking a hiatus, but the line still exists and will continue," her rep said. "Sales in the first year doubled what was projected. However, in light of the economy, it's a good time for Lauren to take a few seasons off to re-work her line."

"Lauren will look over the past seasons to determine what worked and what didn't work so that she may design clothing that will appeal to her fans."

Gorgeous LC

The reality TV star - who's filming her fifth and final season of The Hills (premieres April 6) - launched the Lauren Conrad Collection in fall 2007.

In March, Lauren Conrad - who was often filmed for The Hills in class at L.A.'s Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising - said that after the show ended, she would be able to "spend more time doing what I really love - fashion and design."

Lauren is still the face of Avon's Mark makeup, and her first book L.A. Candy hits stores June 16. Click to enlarge more photos of her at an Avon event:

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David Letterman and longtime girlfriend Regina Lasko have gotten hitched.

The host of The Late Show with David Letterman and Lasko tied the knot Thursday evening, according to Us Weekly, after more than 10 years of dating.

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The two met mover a decade ago when Lasko worked for him on his show, and Regina is the mother of his son, Harry, who was born in November 2003.

David Letterman, Regina Lasko and adorable son Harry.

In 2007, David Letterman told Oprah Winfrey that his son Harry has made a "huge difference" in his life - but doesn't always get his sense of humor.

Said Dave, "Mommy has to tell him a lot that I'm just teasing."

Prior to marrying Regina Lasko, Letterman was previously married for seven years to his college sweetheart, Michelle Cook. Congrats to the couple!

UPDATE: Regina Lasko found herself back in the news in September 2009 after Letterman's affairs with members of his staff became public knowledge.

Dave had been with Regina Lasko for 20 years, but apparently carried on at least one serious relationship with a Late Show staffer. He said as much.

The woman, Stephanie Birkitt, later dated Robert Halderman, who is accused of trying to blackmail Letterman for $2 million to keep quiet about it.

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"He’s always asking: ‘Is that new? I haven’t seen that before.’ It’s like, Why don’t you mind your own business? Solve world hunger. Get out of my closet."

- Michelle Obama on her husband's interest in fashion

Reporters are not the only ones with a particularly keen interest in what Michelle Obama wears these days. Barack Obama, Michelle says, notices everything.

In fact, Michelle has learned not to wear a certain gray metallic belt when the president is around: "Barack calls it my Star Trek belt,” the first lady said in an interview with the New York Times this week. “He doesn’t understand fashion.”

She teasingly imitated him: “You didn’t need more shoes. The shoes you had on yesterday were fine. Why can’t you just wear that for the rest of the presidency?”

The First Lady breaks ground on the White House vegetable garden.

The First Lady of the United States said she was not naturally thin and, like most other people, Michelle Obama must exercise and watch what she eats.

“I have hips, and I have them covered up with pleats,” she said.

To keep those hips from spreading, she said, she follows an exercise regimen of light weights, calisthenics, jump-rope and a cardiovascular routine.

Continue reading this article on the First Lady in the New York Times, and click to enlarge some Michelle Obama fashion highlights, past and present ...

Michelle Obama Fashion Sense
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Ashton Kutcher is a dumbass.

Not that we're complaining, as we get to hear his innermost thoughts, all the time, and they are far from unfunny. But to do this to your wife? Asking for it.

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The actor, who attended Bruce Willis' wedding to Emma Heming Saturday in the Turks and Caicos Islands with wife Demi Moore, has taken to his Twitter page to dole out relationship advice to the masses. Among his sage words:

"For me it's about relearning that supporting my wife isn't about providing $ and Home, it's about supporting her desires, needs and emotions." How wise.

"Greatest lesson in my marriage. Don't try to solve her problems, just listen, love and be supportive. This is the opposite of male nature." Again, profound.

"2nd greatest lesson. When she says time for bed, hop to, good things await."

Then, best of all, Ashton posted this picture of Demi Moore bending over in the bathroom, with the request, "Shhh. Don't tell wifey." His vantage point:

While this juvenile behavior isn't quite as funny as his video rants about his neighbor's construction, Stephen Colbert would still be proud that Ashton twatted this.

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When Pete Doherty is intimidated by someone else’s capacity to ingest drugs and consume alcohol, you've definitely hit the big time... and may not have much left.

When Amy Winehouse was just a little known singer, Britain’s druggie music star / tabloid mainstay was Doherty, whose near-daily arrests for narcotics possession, out-of-it appearance and railing of Kate Moss made him a legend.

It is more than a touch troublesome, then, that even the Babyshambles lead singer (who is supposedly clean and therefore far less interesting nowadays than in his 2006-2007 heyday) thinks Amy has taken it a bit far with the drugs.

Eww, Gross

These two really should date at some point.

Pete, who was possibly an even worse influence on Wino during their friendship than was her husband, Blake Fielder-Civil, says she's out of even his league.

Talking to the Observer magazine about a possible duet between the two drug loving maniacs that shockingly never ended up happening, Pete Doherty says, “I think we’re very different. Really, really different. She’s hardcore.”

Sherene Flash would attest to that. Click to enlarge more photos of Wino at last week's court appearance, where she pleaded not guilty to assaulting the dancer:

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Where in the world was Matt Lauer on the Today show this morning?

At home, resting, after separating his shoulder following a face plant over his bike's handlebars this weekend. Why? A deer jumped into his path, obvs.

Lauer - who is scheduled to have surgery Monday - hopes to return to work later this week. Co-anchor Meredith Vieira, who had her own wreck of sorts last week, told viewers that Lauer "thinks the deer was hired by the competition."

"I hired the deer," Vieira cracked, "but I said, 'Just graze him.'"

Lester Holt filled in for Lauer.

When a couple of beasts like this collide, there can be only one winner.

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We're proud Americans here at The Hollywood Gossip, but let's face it, Canada is the best. We're not talking about our northward neighbor's pristine wilderness, universal health care or lack of gun violence, either. Props, though.

No, it's some of the fine exports from this great nation that have piqued our interest on this day ... and most days, to be honest. Some of the most beautiful females on Earth have been gracing our television sets in recent years.

Canada's Top Export

There's no wrong answer in this poll, but we're curious what yours is: Who's the hottest Canadian actress on TV? Let's meet some of the contenders:

  • Elisha Cuthbert could be our sloppy seconds 24-7-365.
  • Shenae Grimes hates food, but she's eye candy on 90210.
  • Let us drop this piece of knowledge on all those who comb the Interwebs for Lost spoilers: Evangeline Lilly is gorgeous. Glad we could clear that up.
  • The beautiful Cobie Smulders makes fun of her own character, who's also Canadian, with hilarious How I Met Your Mother quotes all the time!
  • Cutie Anna Paquin gets some fans' blood truly boiling. Boo.
  • Battlestar's Tricia Helfer is truly one of the galaxy's finest.
  • Jillian Harris: The first Canadian Bachelorette. Fist-pump! Yes, we know she's not really an actress, but have you seen how staged The Bachelor is?

Click to enlarge the photos above if you need to further research this important subject. Then tell us: The hottest Canadian actress is ...

 

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Think about it:

  • The much-hyped Lifetime movie, Northern Lights, starring LeAnn Rimes and Eddie Cibrian, was scheduled to air on Sunday, March 22 (last night).
  • The new issue of Us Weekly comes out of nowhere with a story on their steamy affair a few days prior - with a surprising amount of detail for Us Weekly.
  • Rimes issues a statement in which she doesn't confirm or deny anything. Cibrian does deny it, but an incriminating video surfaces about 7 seconds later.
  • A mysterious, alleged cousin of Rimes' husband, Dean Sheremet, emerges from the woodwork to say that he's actually gay and LeAnn is just his beard.

Was this all a publicity stunt for their movie?

LeAnn Rimes and Eddie Cibrian: Caught in the act (of filming a movie)!

We've seen Adrienne Bailon's PR guy leak nude pics of her, and Britney Spears' manager Larry Rudolph hack the email of choreographer Sandip Soparrkar to propagate rumors that he was dating Spears. So nothing would surprise us.

Then again, maybe there's truth to these rumors after all.

With an epic line rivaling the cheesiness of even the greatest One Tree Hill quotes, LeAnn Rimes' Northern Lights character says to Eddie Cibrian's in the TV movie:

"Now that we've run out of things to say, do you want to have sex? You know, hot, wet, forget-all-of our-problems sex. It's basic, it's primal, and it's low in fat."

And... scene.

It's that kind of dialogue that makes you wonder ... if Rimes' supposed off-set affair with Cibrian (both of whom are married) was concocted based on their on-set chemistry, or of said chemistry is a product of a real-life tryst.

Does it matter? Not to Lifetime, which scored an estimated 4.5 million viewers last night, the network said. The movie is the network's biggest of the year.

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How many times have you heard this one?

Katie Holmes is pregnant again, according to celeb news magazine OK!, which has never been known to jump the gun or provide any misleading stories.

The mag claims Katie and Tom Cruise are “deliriously happy Suri will be a big sister. They’ve always planned to expand the family. They’re over the moon.”

Like clockwork, the celebrity gossip publication's story was shot down by her rep almost instantaneously as he said, “There’s no truth to that story.”

Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes: Probably not expecting baby #2. Yet.

While it wouldn't surprise us if Katie Holmes were carrying another little bundle of Scientolo-joy, these rumors have persisted ever since Suri was born in '06.

As usual with celebrity knockings-up, there’s no telling until time passes.

It’s the official reaction to deny pregnancy until after the 12-week stage (see Ashlee Simpson), but then again, tabloids have been known to make stuff up outright.

Since Katie Holmes was spotted out late night eating sushi with Victoria Beckham over the weekend (and since OK! is only a notch above Star on the celeb gossip reliability scale) we’re going to file this one under bull$h!t for now.

Sorry, Suri Cruise.

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The high-priced former madam who used to provide prostitutes for former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer provided the same services for New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez and dated him, the New York Daily News reported yesterday.

Kristin Davis, who spent three months in jail and is currently on five years' probation after pleading guilty to promoting prostitution, spoke to Newsday about the Rod.

"All I can say is there is a connection," said Kristin, a.k.a. Kristen Davis, and a.k.a. Billie Davis, when asked about A-Rod. She declined to comment on the allegations, saying specifically that she "doesn't talk about my personal life or who I date."

In the Daily News, she intimated that she was personally wooed by Alex Rodriguez. ESPN also reports A-Rod had a "personal and professional relationship" with her, which can only mean she sent him up with hookers and also boinked him.

Spitzer, who resigned in disgrace after the FBI busted him nailing Ashley Dupre, was referred to as "Client No. 9" by the call-girl ring, which Davis says had "10,000 rich, powerful and famous clients." Was A-Rod client No. 13?

"Throughout the years, there were a number of clients that I befriended and it was not uncommon for them to want the women they can't have, whether it be the phone bookers or the madam," Davis told Newsday semi-cryptically.

The Daily News story also included steamy e-mails purportedly between Davis and Rodriguez. Davis said "Other people have access to my client records as well as my personal information, and I can't control what has been released."

Rodriguez is divorced and has been linked to pop icon Madonna. A-Rod and Madonna have denied they are or were involved, but Rodriguez's former wife, Cynthia Rodriguez, cited A-Rod's "long period of infidelity" in divorce papers.

Alex's stormy recent months have also included a revelation by SI.com that he failed a steroid test, a hip injury that led him to have surgery, and a ridiculously lame Details magazine photo that shows him kissing himself in a mirror.

He is rehabbing his hip in Vail, Colo., and allegedly banging anything that moves.

Click to enlarge more photos of Kristin Davis, madam to the stars:

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[Photo Credits: Splash News Online]

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