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Plagued by problems even more serious than his inability to read directions on Trojan wrappers, rapper Lil Wayne pleaded guilty to felony gun possession charges this morning, agreeing to spend a year behind bars as a result.

Couldn't happen to a better guy.

Four By Four

Wayne, whose real name is Dwayne Carter, 27, faced myriad charges after a loaded 9mm gun was discovered in his tour bus almost two years ago.

This morning he bit the bullet and pleaded guilty to attempted possession of a weapon in the second degree, sparing him a much longer sentence.

The surprise plea came in the middle of what was expected to be a lengthy pre-trial hearing. Asked if he was ready to plea, Lil Wayne said "Yes, sir."

He accepted the terms and that was pretty much it.

Lil Wayne will be trading in those fancy threads for an orange jumpsuit shortly.

Clad in black jeans and a white T-shirt under a blue, fur-lined coat, Wayne, who is free on bail, then left the court with a heavily blinged-out entourage.

Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Charles Solomon called it "a greatly reduced sentence." He will be officially sentenced and head to jail in February.

If you're Lil Wayne and looking for a silver lining here, at least he won't be knocking up anyone else for a while, if you know what we're saying.

We're saying he fathers many children.

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Someone really needs to pin Lindsay Lohan down, strap her to a gurney and put her on a 5150 hold at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center before it's too late.

The following Lindsay Lohan pictures are from this October only. They show a troubled girl whose downward spiral is escalating rapidly and tragically.

Everyone looks bad in photos sometimes. The problem for LiLo? She no longer looks good in any. Her abject misery is starting to show, inside and out.

Below you will see Lindsay at the Whitney Museum Gala, in court, at Paris fashion week, and out partying. You will probably notice a familiar theme:

She looks strung out, frail, feeble and weak.

We disagree with the way he's going about it, but her father, Michael Lohan, is right: Lindsay is a hollow shell of her past self, and she is going to die.

That is, unless we SAVE LINDSAY! If you see her on the street, get her into rehab ASAP. Click to enlarge these pics to see the severity of the situation:

  • Smokin' Hot Bitch!
  • Walking Fashion Disaster
  • Feeble Thing
  • Frailty
  • Train Wreckalicious!
  • Partied Out
  • Got a Crack Pipe Handy?
  • Lindsay Lohan Track Marks?
  • Back in Court
  • What a Frickin' Mess
  • Fire Crotch Pic
  • Rock Bottom?
  • Lindsay the Designer

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Katie Price, a.k.a. Jordan, can't do much to surprise us anymore, but she managed to do so this time at her latest book signing, and it's actually pretty funny.

Standing Out: My Look, My Style, My Life is full of handy tips for peeps wishing to emulate Katie Price fashion and style. Which would be no one, we'd hope.

Nevertheless, she made quite a splash at the event to promote the text in London yesterday, formally launching her tell-all accompanied by friends in drag.

One of whom was none other than new boyfriend Alex Reid.

He's the one on the far left, in case you couldn't tell:

Alex Reid Drag Photo

Katie Price, Alex Reid and some other drag queens promote her book.

At the very least, this was a nice respite from the interminable public war of words between Katie and ex-husband Peter Andre, whose marriage just imploded.

In a few short months since the split, Jordan has acquired a new boyfriend, a cage fighter Alex Reid, with whom she engages in near-constant banging, and who reportedly once starred in a violent, aggressive sex video. Nasty.

She even played the childhood rape victim card to garner sympathy. Yeah. Like we said, sometimes a good drag photo of Alex Reid can lighten the mood.

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Holly Montag celebrated her 26th Birthday party at Empire Hollywood in L.A. Saturday, a get-together that ended with Stephanie Pratt arrested for DUI.

An interesting subplot? The absence of Speidi, a.k.a. Heidi Montag (Holly's younger sister) and her husband, loathesome PR mastermind Spencer Pratt.

Working Her Fake Body

It made little sense that the gruesome twosome wouldn't be on hand (and makes even less that they have not commented on Stephanie's arrest since).

Well, according to reports, Heidi Montag was invited, but was a no-show. The reason? No one was willing to pony up cash for her to come. No freebies!

"Holly wished her sister could just be a sister and stop by her birthday party, but Heidi only goes places if she is getting paid," an insider said. "I mean, this is her sister and she wouldn’t even show up without a fee. That’s disgusting."

Would it surprise you if Heidi wanted to be paid to associate with Holly?

The evening did get some publicity, however, as the b-day girl’s BFF and The Hills star Stephanie Pratt was arrested on suspicion of a DUI after leaving.

The 23-year-old She-Pratt has a prior criminal record, having been arrested in Hawaii on both second-degree theft and drug violations back in 2006.

"She usually doesn’t drive to parties and is always really careful," an insider said. "Her mother is devastated, she is with her at home trying to lay low."

Ironically, Holly's drinking problem was the focal point of Tuesday's The Hills.

Neither Spencer or Heidi has commented on Stephanie's incident. Moreover, Speidi issued a denial of the above story, but only through their rep.

The rep said Heidi wanting to get paid to come is "absolutely not true." That's it. No hilarious statement from Spencer himself. Something is amiss.

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After one of the most memorable courtships in reality TV history, The Bachelor cuties Jason Mesnick and Molly Malaney got engaged last week.

Jason wanted to pick the picture-perfect setting.

The two returned to New Zealand, where he had first picked Melissa Rycroft on The Bachelor season finale (a decision he subsequently reversed).

Jason and Molly stayed at the lakefront Eichardt’s Private Hotel in Queenstown, a property ringed by picturesque white-capped peaks and views.

The big moment for Mesnick and Malaney took place on at the Kohara Lodge, an environmentally friendly house on the banks of the Shotover River.

That's when Jason delivered a diamond and platinum ring (from Chris Harrison and the kind people at ABC a jeweler in his hometown of Seattle).

The Bachelor's Molly Malaney and Jason Mesnick are engaged!

He placed it in a glass of champagne and passed it to Molly Malaney - after setting the timer on his camera to capture the scene for posterity. Swoon.

This time, at least, they were alone. On a previous romantic outing to the picturesque Milford Sound, their romantic picnic ended up being crashed.

A Kea, a rare alpine parrot native to New Zealand, flew down on the couple’s picnic blanket and nibbled on the champagne bottle. Think it's a sign?

Of what, we have no idea. But the smitten pair took it in stride, as always, and even got a photo of their uninvited guest (which you can see below).

No word on whether their awesome new feathered friend will be invited to the wedding, or if anyone on The Hollywood Gossip staff will be either.

Regardless, we couldn't be happier for the couple. We just feel bad for Jake Pavelka. No way he's going to be able to top this true love story.

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A frantic 911 call made by Marni Phillips, the wife of ESPN analyst and former New York Mets GM Steve Phillips, when she discovered his 22-year-old ex-mistress in their driveway has been uncovered, and it's upsetting, to say the least.

Much as the details of Steve's affair with Brooke Hundley and her subsequent craziness may seem funny, Marni Phillips' terrified reaction is anything but.

Marni returned to her Wilton, Conn., home and discovered Brooke Hundley, an ESPN production assistant who worked with Steve, dropping off a letter.

In the letter, Hundley confessed to having an affair with Steve. Hmm. Confessed actually isn't the right word. Let's go with "arrogantly bragged about."

In the 911 call, Marni Phillips pleads "I have a crazy woman who is involved with my husband and she's come to my house to harm me and my children."

Marni said that Brooke freaked out when she saw her, "got in her car, put it in reverse and smashed the rear end of her vehicle into the stone column."

She also said Brooke Hundley had been harassing her - although she didn't know her name at the time, only that she was involved with her husband.

Marni has subsequently sued for divorce from Steve Phillips.

Click to listen to Marni Phillips' disturbing 911 call via TMZ ...

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A Bahamian judge has declared a mistrial in the case of two people accused of trying to extort $25 million from John Travolta, citing suspected jury misconduct.

The surprising development took place after a local politician said in a speech played on radio and TV that former Sen. Pleasant Bridgewater was acquitted.

Travolta

Bridgewater is one of two defendants in the case. There was no acquittal.

Parliament member Picewill Forbes told an audience that Bridgewater was "a free woman." Forbes later admitted misspeaking and no verdict has been issued.

Closing arguments concluded yesterday and the case went to the jury shortly afterward. But the judge threw out the case, suspicious of alleged misconduct.

The case will now be re-tried.

John Travolta and wife Kelly Preston in the Bahamas.

"The dilemma that we face is great," Senior Justice Anita Allen told the shocked court. "I am erring on the side of caution. Justice must be transparent."

Bridgewater and ambulance driver Tarino Lightbourne pleaded not guilty allegedly trying to get Travolta and Kelly Preston to pay for their silence regarding so-called damning details related to their son Jett's death in January.

Travolta's attorney, Michael Ossi, said that his client will fully cooperate with future legal proceedings and testify in the Bahamas again if need be.

The first trial was marked by John's emotional testimony and by several amazing revelations about all the alleged wheeling and dealing going on.

The extortionists were supposedly caught on tape, too. They're going down, it's just a matter of whether it happens sooner rather than later.

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Michael Jackson's 2002 will (his last) has a mistake in it, but despite what some conspiracy theorists (his brother Randy) think, it looks like just that.

A mistake. No harm, no invalidation required.

According to the will, dated July 7, 2002, it was signed in Los Angeles. But Randy Jackson says Michael was in New York City on that date and can prove it.

As a result Randy thinks the signature on Michael's will is a forgery.

But Howard Weitzman, the lawyer for the estate, says the signature is valid and the witnesses saw Jackson sign the thing. The L.A. reference is just wrong.

Michael Jackson signed the will in New York City on the date in question. Whomever wrote L.A. is a witness who simply forgot ... or screwed up. Whatever.

My bad! I meant to put New York!

The bottom line is that the mistake does not invalidate the will, even if Randy is convinced for some reason that it should. It was just a harmless error.

Also interestingly, if the will were declared invalid, MJ's prior 1997 would be the basis for the distribution of his estate. The 1997 will creates a trust.

Just like the 2002 will's trust, Katherine Jackson gets 40 percent for her lifetime, MJ's children get 40 percent and the remaining 20 goes to charity.

So basically, nothing would have changed.

Here's Michael's will if you're interested ...

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NBA legend Reggie Miller is "fearing for his safety" from "erratic" Alex von Furstenberg, a wealthy aristocrat whose fiancee Reggie was sexting earlier this year.

The former Indiana Pacers guard says Alex tried to fight him and run his car off the road. Reggie Miller filed for and obtained a restraining order against him.

Reggie suffered "fear and distress" when Alex von Furstenberg confronted him October 17 as he sat outside a café in Malibu, yelling, "I will beat you down."

Miller refused to fight von Furstenberg and drove off.

But Alex followed him and "maneuvered his vehicle in front of me several times," pulling alongside and "hanging out of the window in a threatening manner."

Alex von Furstenberg, Ali Kay and Reggie Miller: An odd love triangle.

Von Furstenberg, son of Fiat heir Prince Egon von Furstenberg and fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg, believes Miller tried to steal his fiancée, Ali Kay.

Reggie Miller and Ali Kay definitely engaged flirty texts after meeting earlier this year, but those texts are believed to have been the extent of their relationship.

In retalliation, Alex von Furstenberg hired a plane to fly down the Southern California coast with a sign reading "Reggie Miller Stop Pursuing Married Women!"

An odd word choice, since he and Ali aren't even married. Minor detail. Regardless, unless there is serious sexting still going on, AVF needs to get over it. Yeesh.

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Earlier this year, Oprah used her show to educate viewers about domestic violence, and in the process warned viewers that most abusers repeat their actions.

Brown took the remark as a slight against him and charged her with being one-sided. Winfrey shot back at Brown, telling the singer he should get some help.

In an interview with Angie Martinez on New York's Hot 97, Brown clarified his remarks. He said he hoped Oprah would have reached out to him and Rihanna.

"At the time, I think I needed a helping hand, for her to reach out to me and Rihanna, say this is wrong and this is right, whatever the case may be," he said.

"Not even to be on the show; just make it about helping. Because at the end of the day I thought we had that type of relationship where it could be like that."

Brown cited Will Smith and Diddy as examples, saying that both reached out to him and offered help, although neither let him off the hook for what he did.

Off tha Hook

Chris Brown is out of seclusion and on the interview circuit.

"As a young black man, I need older black male role models to step in and kind of mold me. Not people bashing me, 'cause that's not how you learn," he said.

Brown nixed a rumor that he was scheduled to perform in a BET Awards tribute to Michael Jackson before Rihanna's producer-mentor Jay-Z nixed the idea.

"That's the silliest rumor I ever heard," Jay-Z said, but admitted he's not a fan of the singer. Brown reiterated Jay-Z's claims about personal differences.

"I don't know and don't think it was him," Brown said, adding that despite bad blood between his and Rihanna's camp, "I don't got anything against homie."

At the moment, Brown is forbidden from communicating with Rihanna. He says he still loves her and hates losing his friendship with the "Umbrella" singer.

Finally, Chris admitted the legendary YouTube video of the wedding party dancing down the aisle to his hit "Forever" brought him out of his darkest days.

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