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Michael Jackson’s embattled personal physician, Dr. Conrad Murray, will face a manslaughter charge within the next two weeks, law enforcement sources say.

The source initially said Conrad Murray could be arrested next week, but investigators have decided to execute one more search warrant at an L.A. pharmacy.

Murray's arrest is now expected the following week. He is believed to have administered the fatal dose of Propofol to the singer at his home early June 25.

Meanwhile, Jackson’s longtime dermatologist, Dr. Arnold Klein, will be hit with charges related to medical malpractice in connection with Jackson's death.

Dr. Arnold Klein is also rumored to be the biological father of two of Michael's children. Sources say he will not be arrested for at least another two weeks.

A spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office sought to quell the rumors of the doctors' impending arrests, saying in a statement:

“Until the police complete their investigation and bring it to our office, there is absolutely no way to know what charges may be filed and against whom.”

Dr. Conrad Murray Picture

As the exhaustive investigation into Michael Jackson's death nears its conclusion it appears Dr. Conrad Murray, left, and Dr. Arnold Klein will both face charges.

But a source tells Fox News that the DA's office is currently in talks with investigators about whether they will offer Dr. Conrad Murray the option of surrendering in L.A., rather than arresting him in Houston, where he is currently living.

Investigators initially hoped to, or at least weighed if they could charge Murray with an even more serious crime, since a defendant may be prosecuted on a second degree murder charge in California even without the presence of a motive.

Prosecutors doubt that a jury would convict him without one, however, as no one believes Murray meant to kill Jackson. A manslaughter charge is more likely.

Law enforcement sources previously stated that Murray admitted he gave the star the intravenous anesthetic Propofol to help him sleep hours before he died.

Propofol was at least a contributing factor in the 50-year-old entertainer's death, though toxicology results also revealed the presence of Xanax in his system.

Dr. Arnold Klein, a Beverly Hills dermatologist, has admitted giving the painkiller Demerol - but not Propofol - to Michael Jackson, who suffered from insomnia.

Murray posted a video on YouTube yesterday, ostensibly as a way of thanking friends and patients, but likely gearing up for the media battle he is sure to face if he is charged. The video statement was his first public comment since June 25.

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Don Hewitt, who created 60 Minutes and was a pioneering CBS journalist from 1948 until retiring in 2008, died Wednesday at the age of 86.

Sources say that Don Hewitt was diagnosed with a small, contained tumor earlier this year and underwent treatment for pancreatic cancer.

After he created the popular 60 Minutes in 1968, which pioneered the TV news magazine format, he served as executive producer until 2004.

It is now the most successful show in the history of TV journalism.

The TV news innovator was also famous for producing the first televised presidential, which many believed played a crucial role in helping John F. Kennedy upset Richard Nixon and has become a staple of every election since.

CBS Executive Don Hewitt was honored with the second annual Lifetime Achievement Emmy presented by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

In 1995, the famed reporter and producer was awarded the Founders Emmy by the International Council of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

He is also the author of Tell Me a Story: Fifty Years and 60 Minutes in Television, which chronicles Don Hewitt's life as a journalist. He will be missed.

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TLC is really unhappy with Jon Gosselin.

But reports suggest that Jon could not care less that "The Lying Channel" is angling for a divorce, since he has his sights set on a new reality show.

Jon is in talks with a major production company to appear in a show called Divorced Dad's Club. Seriously, he is. We wish we could make up stuff that good.

According to TMZ, the show chronicles the lives of famous divorced dads. Producers have spoken to the father of eight, who's concerned about his TLC deal.

Jon Gosselin may have a shot at the new show, given how unhappy TLC is with some of his recent on and away from the cameras of Jon & Kate Plus 8.

The network claims that Jon is in violation of the "morals clause" of his contract, partly because he's been seen going in and out of bars and drinking.

And nailing everything that moves, but they likely used nicer language.

  • Grade A Douchebag
  • Jon Gosselin and Kate Major
  • Jon Gosselin, Hailey Glassman
  • Jon Gosselin Ridin'

Drinking, motorcycling, hangin' with his shady friends, screwing anything that breathes and being a general d-bag, Jon Gosselin has fallen out of favor at TLC.

Worse yet, Kate Gosselin is actually picking up the slack. She now has the kids more than 60 percent of the time and is increasingly involved - even when she doesn't physically have the kids - because she's concerned for their welfare.

All the money they made last season from Jon & Kate Plus 8 went into a joint account. Jon and Kate each took a cut, but Jon spent his share. Kate put a big chunk of the money into a college fund for the kids, so not much was left over.

As for this season, sources say a judge gave Kate Gosselin control of the family finances because she was deemed the more responsible party.

Jon has only limited access to the account, and he's not happy. Kate says Jon Gosselin is making money on the side by selling pictures and stories about himself and the kids (like how he was quick to comment on the Stephanie Santoro fight).

No doubt Hailey Glassman is chipping in, as well. What will happen next in this saga? No one knows. Will it be good? No chance. Stay tuned!

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The beautiful First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama, is visiting our national parks and making headlines once again for her fashion sense.

Or what some consider her lack thereof, in this case.

Scarlett Johansson, Nude Dress

Various Michelle Obama pictures show her in "short shorts" at Grand Canyon National Park. Calling them "short shorts," as some have, is a bit of a stretch.

They're really just shorts, which are, by definition, short.

Well, unless you're Kevin Federline.

Nevertheless, her choice to wear shorts at all is being criticized by some members of the media and public. Apparently some people feel this type of attire is a tad inappropriate, or at least too casual, for the First Lady. Do you agree?

Michelle Obama sports shorts to the Grand Canyon. Who can blame her, it's hot!

To be honest, we don't see why anyone would be critical. She's not going Jessica Simpson on us. Michelle Obama's shorts seem of appropriate length.

It's also Arizona. In August. You can't blame a woman for dressing for the weather. Perhaps the public is not used to a First Lady who's young and hip.

Michelle Obama's shorts are ...

 

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Three years later and 200 pounds fewer, The Biggest Loser: Couples stars Nicole Brewer and Damien Gurganious have officially gotten married.

The two tied the knot in front of 125 guests (including fellow contestants Carla Triplett, Jerry and Estella Hayes and Adam and Stacey Capers).

Luisana Loreley Lopilato de la Torre and Michael Buble

The wedding took place at NYC's Renaissance of ­Astoria hall August 16.

Nicole Brewer, now a 145-pound stylist, says she felt "absolutely beautiful" in her figure-bearing Amsale tulle gown (paired with 11-plus carats in diamonds).

But she's even more stoked to don a bathing suit during their upcoming honeymoon on Cape Cod: "I want it to be a red two-piece," she says. "I can’t wait!"

The new season of The Biggest Loser starts September 15 on NBC.

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She may look amazing, but even Lauren Conrad admits to slacking in the exercise department sometimes. At the beginning of her relationship with boyfriend Kyle Howard, the California girl admits to getting a little "soft around the middle."

“I call it the ‘boyfriend layer’,” The former star of The Hills tells Shape magazine. “We were having more romantic dinners out, and I was exercising less.”

Lauren Conrad: VH1 Diva

So what’s a girl to do? Take her date to the gym, of course! “I just ask Kyle, ‘You feel like working out?’ It’s more fun than hitting the gym alone,” says LC.

The couple spends most of their time outdoors anyway. “We like doing outdoor stuff: tennis, bike riding, kayaking, surfing, hiking,” Lauren Conrad says.

Lauren Conrad shows off her figure in Shape.

For her new Shape cover, the New York Times best-selling author chats about her romance with Howard and her new clothing line (LC Lauren Conrad) for Kohl’s.

Her line of affordable and flattering jeans and blouses, which hits stores this October, will be perfect for every shape, says the celebrity fashion designer, 23.

“It’s all about finding silhouettes that highlight the best parts of your figure,” says Lauren. Judging by the cover above, she doesn't need help in that arena!

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Alec Baldwin is known for uttering hilarious 30 Rock quotes. But on a more serious note, the actor writes on the Huffington Post about a topic that he takes very seriously - animal rights. Specifically, as they pertain to Michael Vick.

In a 60 minutes interview and a written apology this week, the football star-turned-dogfighting kingpin has begun the process of rehabbing his image.

But some people aren't interested in hearing Vick's apology.

While not condoning what the disgraced NFL star did, Baldwin says that Vick is being unfairly scapegoated and that people who demonize him are:

  1. Missing the bigger picture altogether
  2. Ignoring the fact that letting the football player try to rehabilitate himself may actually bolster animal rights causes in significant ways

Here are some excerpts from Alec's blog. See if you agree:

"What [Michael Vick] did is, obviously, senseless and reprehensible. But as a wealthy and talented athletic superstar who performs his job out in the open before crowds of highly opinionated fans, he suffers an unfair disadvantage.

As compared to, say, the heads of a meatpacking plant or the directors of a medical research lab where animals are suffering the cruelest imaginable abuse behind walls and doors that remove them from our sight and judgments.

Vick did horrific things and he deserved to be punished. He served his time and now I wonder what good does it do to exile him in shame and not let him become an example of how one can be rehabilitated after that kind of behavior.

If Vick returns to his true form as an NFL pro, that platform can mean real progress for animal rights. Do people really not want to open that conversation?

Each day in this country, millions upon millions of animals are suffering lives of daily abuse in factory farming, but we turn away because that animal, unlike Michael Vick's dogs, ends up on a grill and then on our plates.

Animals not raised as pets suffer in ways that you and I don't really want to know. And in economic hard times, support for groups like the Humane Society and other prominent players in the animal rights movement, drops precipitously.

To ban Vick, to simply cast him aside and simply hate him, knowing that someone in his position stands potentially ready to effectively serve the interests of the very groups and individuals that he most offended, would be a mistake.

Vick deserves another chance. One chance. Just like all of us who eat meat, drink milk, attend rodeos, circuses, zoos and horse races and yet find it easier to hand Vick the bill for all of the other, more systemic abuses in our society."

Is Michael Vick being unfairly scapegoated?

 

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Who the frick is Kari Ann Peniche and how in the hell did she wind up in a video with a nude Eric Dane and Rebecca Gayheart? This is a question for the ages.

We've tried our best to answer it below.

Long before the Eric Dane sex tape, the "quality hang" of the Grey's Anatomy star and his wife had a past that can be called troubled and intriguing.

And hard to keep straight.

Whatever you call it, the reality TV-starring, bikini-designing, Playboy-modeling, former Aaron Carter fiancee and Miss Teen USA let people down.

"We are disappointed," her mother Lee Ann Peniche told E! News. "She's 25 years old and she has made some poor choices. Things always came very easy for Kari. She is upset. I am certain she is being coached to keep her chin up."

Just not her clothes on.

To hear her mom tell it, Kari Ann Peniche's upbringing was normal.

Kari Ann Peniche Nude

Kari Ann Peniche was stripped of her beauty crown for posing nude.

"She played soccer all the way to her senior year in high school and was a cheerleader. She went to a small Lutheran school. She was just an amazing person," Lee Ann said. "Growing up, this was a young lady who had a wonderful life."

Not to hear her tell it. Last year, Kari Ann told Steppin' Out magazine that she was molested by a neighbor as a child, then raped by a stranger at 13.

Four years later, Kari Ann Peniche said she was raped a second time on a modeling assignment in Korea. Afterward, she "woke up behind a dumpster."

Her mom's take? That's BS.

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The murder of Jasmine Fiore, a Playboy representative who was found dead and stuffed in a suitcase in Orange County last weekend, has police on the hunt.

Their top suspect is Ryan Alexander Jenkins, a recent contestant on the VH1 reality show Megan Wants a Millionaire (and rumored to be among its finalists).

According to police, Jasmine Fiore was found in a trash bin in Buena Park Saturday morning. She was first reported missing by Ryan Jenkins that evening.

The Buena Park PD has been trying unsuccessfully to contact him ever since and feared he may be on the run. A police official said they fear the 32-year-old Ryan Alexander Jenkins, a resident of Calgary, may be fleeing to Canada.

"It's suspicious," the official said.

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Police later learned Ryan Jenkins married Jasmine Fiore earlier this year.

That revelation came courtesy of none other than Megan Hauserman, star of Megan Wants a Millionaire, who said Jenkins met Fiore at a strip club in Vegas where she worked as a dancer. Megan says Jenkins married Fiore two days later.

Ryan Jenkins, who was reportedly a finalist on the show, which is airing right now, went right to Vegas after getting booted from the show and met Fiore.

Megan Hauserman says Jenkins was smart, nice and she is shocked by the turn of events. Jenkins' publicist just released a statement saying the following:

"Ryan is currently speaking to his attorney and will fully cooperate with the police in this matter. He is planning on meeting with them in the near future."

Ryan Jenkins married Jasmine Fiore, left, after his stint on Megan Hauserman's reality show, Megan Wants a Millionaire. Fiore was discovered dead last Saturday morning.

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Sources close to TLC are not pleased with Jon Gosselin's girlfriend Hailey Glassman after the E! News interview in which she called TLC "The Lying Channel."

Clever, isn't she?

"TLC didn't allow [Jon and Kate Gosselin] to come out and say their marriage was over a year ago," the 22-year-old party girl told Giuliana Rancic.

Hailey also said that Stephanie Santoro is only Jon's babysitter, not lover, and that his rumored mistress, Kate Major (Kate 2.0), is cuckoo, cuckoo.

A source close to TLC said: "Let's face it, TLC isn't happy about the comments Hailey made. But the network does not want to respond, directly or indirectly, because that would lend them significance or credence, neither of which they have."

The source says while TLC cares about Jon and Kate, it doesn't care at all about Hailey Glassman, criticizing her for trying to cash in on her 15 minutes.

"She's just a fame whore who insists she's not a fame whore. She's capitalizing on her 15 minutes by spouting off on things she knows nothing about."

"She knows nothing about Kate, so she just needs to shut up."

Hailey Glassman Pics

Officially, TLC is not dignifying Hailey’s comments with a response. Maybe soon. In the meantime, check out this montage of Hailey Glassman pictures!

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