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A search warrant affidavit unsealed in Houston and obtained by the L.A. Times today appears to confirm what we have speculated for several weeks now:

Michael Jackson died June 25 after a lethal dose of the anesthesia Propofol.

Also, The Associated Press confirms that the Los Angeles County coroner has ruled Michael Jackson's death a homicide, upping the chances of criminal charges will eventually be filed against the doctor who was with him when he died.

According to the report, Dr. Conrad Murray told police he had been treating Jackson for insomnia, giving him 50 milligrams of Propofol every night via IV. Murray feared the singer was getting addicted and reduced the dosage to 25.

The morning of June 25, Dr. Murray gave the star Valium at 1:30 a.m. Murray said that didn't work, so he gave the singer an IV injection of Lorazepam, an anti-anxiety drug. Jackson was still awake, so Murray then gave him Midazolam, a sedative.

He didn't stop there. At 10:40 a.m., Dr. Conrad Murray administered 25 milligrams of Propofol. Murray told police Jackson repeatedly demanded the drug.

Conrad Murray told police that about 10 minutes after administering the Propofol, he "left Jackson's side to go to the restroom and relieve himself."

Michael in Concert

Murray said he was away from Jackson's side for two minutes maximum, not several hours before calling 911 as some investigators have speculated.

Upon his return, Murray noticed that "Jackson was no longer breathing."

Police found eight bottles of Propofol in Jackson's house after he died, but do not know where Murray purchased it. Officials also found and seized Valium, Tamsulosin, Lorazepam, Temazepam, Clonazepam, Trazodone and Tizanidine.

According to the report, the various drugs in Michael Jackson's house had been prescribed to him by Dr. Murray, Dr. Arnold Klein and Dr. Allan Metzger.

Dr. Murray, who refused to sign the star's death certificate at UCLA Medical Center, told police he gave Propofol to Jackson but was not the only one.

He said he was at a Las Vegas cosmetologist's office where Dr. David Adams gave Jackson Propofol. It is unclear if there are other doctors implicated.

Murray is expected to be charged criminally this week or next. Manslaughter or even murder seem likely at this point. Klein may face malpractice charges.

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Troubled singer Mindy McCready is denying the allegations made by troubled beauty queen Kari Ann Peniche that she leaked the Eric Dane nude tape.

"I did not want to be dragged into this. I don't want to be part of this," McCready, who roomed with Peniche on Celebrity Rehab, told Access Hollywood.

"She is evil personified," McCready says of Kari Ann Peniche. "She is evil in human form. She will hurt anyone and everyone she can to make money."

Following the release of the Eric Dane tape last week, Peniche pointed fingers at McCready, who she says stole her laptop, which had the tape on it.

McCready says Peniche is a pathological liar. Who's telling the truth?

  • Mindy McCready Mug Shot
  • Mindy McCready Mug Shot: Take Three!
  • Mindy McCready Mug Shot: Reloaded!

People with three separate mug shots? Not the most trustworthy.

Lawyers for Eric Dane, his wife Rebecca Gayheart, and Kari Ann Peniche met to resolve the issue, and the tape was believed to have been given to Dane.

That is, until it was leaked a week ago. The LAPD is investigating the leak of the tape, as well as the alleged drug use that the stars partake in during it.

Kari Ann Peniche stands by her accusations, but then again, she is also accused of running a sex-for-hire ring, so her own credibility is shaky at best.

There's also this photo from the Eric Dane tape ...

Kari Ann Peniche Naked

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Rumors of a royal wedding are intensifying as CBS says it's no longer a question of "if," but "when" Prince William and Kate Middleton will walk down the aisle.

They're both 27, and have been together, "more or less," for eight years.

Kate Middleton, Gray Dress

The latest rumor is that William and Kate have come to an "understanding," if not an engagement. They are headed down the path to marriage - just not now.

That's stating the obvious, according to one source, who says, "Everyone believes Prince William and Kate Middleton will be together, eventually married."

The latest report claims is likely based on plans for the couple to wed before William's grandmother, Queen Elizabeth, marks 60 years on the throne in 2012.

That means Prince William and Kate Middleton have just three years to tie the knot - and the clock is ticking: "She has to learn to speak in public," says a royal family observer. "We've never heard Kate Middleton speak, and she's a shy girl."

"She will be having media training."

Another celebrity gossip report in Britain says William will be spending some time with his father, Prince Charles this month, and teasingly asks, "Will they discuss a wedding announcement? Wait and see!" We're totally convinced.

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Katie Price's new boyfriend, Alex Reid, is not a popular fella among her family and friends, who say he's causing "immense damage to her public image."

This implies Katie Price had a great public image to start with, which is a bit of a stretch. Or maybe Alex Reid, a cage fighter by trade, is just that bad.

At issue in particular are violent sex scenes he filmed in a new movie.

Close friends and business aides to the model known as Jordan - plus her estranged husband Peter Andre - are apparently appalled and outraged by pictures of Reid writhing around semi-naked on the set of the film Killer Bitch.

Price supposedly treats him like a personal sex slave, but no matter.

In one scene, Reid is said to simulate rape of a girl played by actress Yvette Rowland, putting his hands around her neck as if to throttle her. Icky stuff.

Katie Price has been dating Alex Reid since splitting with Peter Andre.

A friend of Katie Price revealed: “The pictures aren’t pretty. Kate was aware of the film and what it entailed but seeing it for herself didn’t go down well."

“It’s very seedy. A number of friends and advisors feel Alex is detrimental to her and her career. They desperately want her to leave him before it’s too late.”

Last night a friend of Peter Andre: “Pete’s outraged by this new low. He thinks it’s disgusting and can’t believe his children are spending time with this man.”

He has been playing happy families with her 4-year-old son Junior, daughter Princess, 2, and 7-year-old Harvey from her relationship with Dwight Yorke.

Katie is said to have already discussed marriage with Alex Reid.

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Fans of staged nonsense reality TV can expect major changes when new episodes of The Hills start up next month - beginning with the MTV series' schedule.

The Hills' new season will begin September 29, moving from Monday nights to Tuesdays. It will air at 10 p.m. followed by spinoff The City at 10:30.

Liz Gateley, Senior V.P. of MTV and executive producer of both shows, says that the new day is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to changes.

As we know, Kristin Cavallari has replaced Lauren Conrad.

Kristin Cavallari has brought new life,” Gateley says of the Laguna Beach star, who was recruited to create fake drama among cast members she would never otherwise hang out with after having gone MIA for the past three years.

“She is the same Kristin we know and love - not afraid to mix things up. Her presence has really changed every dynamic within The Hills cast, especially since we're paying Kristin to drive a wedge between Audrina Patridge and Justin-Bobby.”

Kristin at the Salon

Kristin Cavallari is ready to stir up fake tensions like no other.

As for Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt?

“Heidi and Spencer will be entering some interesting new territory of acting like they are seriously considering parenthood,” she says (someone kill us now).

Three thousand miles away in NYC, former Hills co-star Whitney Port will be dealing with a new boss, Gateley adds: “A lot has changed in The City.

“We shifted the focus of the show significantly from a relationship drama to a workplace drama. [Olivia Palermo] has a new job and an amazing new boss at Elle. Whitney Port is focused a lot more on her work now that she’s single."

"Kelly Cutrone - who I love - takes on a much bigger role in the show. The show feels much more like a reality Devil Wears Prada. Our whole shooting style changed. You’ll see much more action and less people sitting and talking."

"There are fireworks on the highly exaggerated jobs constantly. It’s very exciting and fun to watch what it’s like to work in the world of New York fashion.”

City Port

Because her "relationship drama" reality series was painfully boring, The City's Whitney Port is now starring in a "workplace drama." This stuff is totally not staged.

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The investigation into the murder of Jasmine Fiore continues as authorities are looking for a woman who drove her suspected killer to a motel in Hope, B.C.

Police found reality TV star Ryan Jenkins dead late yesterday afternoon, dangling from the coat rack in his motel room after apparently taking his own life.

Ryan Jenkins, a contestant on Megan Wants a Millionaire (now pulled by VH1) and I Love Money 3, was wanted for the murder of Jasmine Fiore and the subject of an widespread manhunt before escaping to his native Canada late last week.

On Thursday, a woman checked him into the Thunderbird Motel in Hope. She was in her early 20s and drove a silver PT Cruiser with Alberta license plates.

The woman paid up front for three days in cash, stayed with Ryan Jenkins for about 20 minutes and wasn't seen again. The manager says he didn't get a look at Jenkins because he waited in the car while the mystery blond checked him in.

Meanwhile, those close to the murdered model are speaking out about Jenkins' death, saying it brings at least some amount of closure to the unspeakable tragedy.

Robert Hasman, the ex-boyfriend who police say Jasmine Fiore was texting the night before she was murdered, went on the Today show this morning and said in no uncertain terms that "I was happy that Ryan [Jenkins], that he killed himself."

Jasmine Fiore's mother, Lisa Lepore, was on the show as well and said how his death helps bring some sense of closure to her daughter's tragic passing.

"It is a long process, but it brings some closure to what's been going on," said Lepore, who now lives in Maui, Hawaii. "We don't have to worry about looking for him anymore or being worried that he is a threat to any other women or men."

Follow the jump for a video of Hasman and Lepore on the Today show ...

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After embarking on a very public golf outing followed by the Kings of Leon concert in L.A. this past weekend, LeAnn Rimes and Eddie Cibrian are no longer hiding their relationship, which until now consisted of rumors and secret rendezvous.

That's not sitting well with his wife, Brandi Glanville.

Brandi Photo

"He's just somebody I don't know," she lamented to People regarding their split. "You think you know one thing and you wake up and find out it's all been a lie."

Glanville, who recently left and separated from the CSI: Miami star, says she is unable to explain to the couple's sons Mason, 6, and Jake, 2, what is going on.

"They know that daddy is at work all the time," she says. "That's what I tell them. When he does come home it is surprising for them and they are very happy."

Brandi Glanville and Eddie Cibrian in happier times.

Glanville, on the other hand, is less happy to see her spouse. "I'm just like, 'You know what? You're not the man I married.'" She adds that she has spoken to Rimes directly more than once, and told the singer, 26, "'He's all yours.'"

Rimes and her husband, Dean Sheremet, also separated recently.

Brandi Glanville has no plans to reconcile with the actor, 36, and hopes to file divorce papers to make it official soon. After all this, there is no going back.

"There is one side of [Eddie] that I absolutely love and always will," the model and mother said, "but that side of him is not the side I'm divorcing."

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Earlier this year, Aubrey O'Day bared it all for Playboy. Heidi Montag was recently featured in a less revealing, overrated, weak sauce PG-13 Playboy spread.

O'Day, the gold standard of nude photos, is understandably disappointed.

Despite calling Mrs. Pratt a "beautiful girl," Aubrey feels The Hills star could have taken a few more chances when she posed for the #1 men's magazine.

She didn't hesitate when asked whose pictures are better, though.

"I'd have to go with mine," said Aubrey O'Day. "There's been so much speculation and competition between the two MTV girls, and I had heard that Spencer made some statement about it, but, I don't know, I think mine's still the winner."

"Every woman has her own way of expressing herself. My Playboy photos express my nature as a woman. They were classy, they depicted parts of my body that I love, and I felt completely beautiful, secure and empowered by them."

Yes. "Empowering" and "classy" are definitely words that come to mind ...

  • Aubrey O'Day, Playboy
  • Heidi Pratt in Playboy

Who wins this battle for skanky Playboy supremacy?

Essentially, O'Day thinks Montag's Playboy effort was almost as overly hyped and poorly executed as her Miss Universe performance last night. Almost.

Aubrey, who said she would "absolutely" pose for the magazine again, added that she thinks that if her naked adversary has plans to do so - as she has expressed - she'd better step ip up and actually give readers Heidi Montag nude.

"Whatever her journey is, I'd say to just take a risk, really do something kind of ... maybe do something she's a little scared to do, so she overcomes a fear and feels really proud," the former Danity Kane singer advised Heidi Pratt.

"You can take a million pretty pictures, there are million pretty celebrity pictures, but it's like: Which pictures are really going to stand out and be iconic, and which pictures are just pretty pictures that are here today, gone tomorrow?"

While we see Aubrey's point - why pose in Playboy at all if you're not gonna go all out - calling O'Day's pictures "iconic" might be a little bit of a stretch.

Who would you rather ...

 

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According to reports, Jon Gosselin, who became famous as the degraded dad on Jon and Kate Plus 8, then gained notoriety for the parade of women he's been shagging since filing for divorce, is said to be pitching his own reality show.

Divorced Dad's Club (a rumored title for the project) would chronicle the lives of famous divorced fathers. Given how TLC hates him and wishes it could divorce him along with Kate, he may get the chance to pursue his own show imminently.

But does Jon really need his own show? Here are five reasons we say yes ...

  1. Clearly, there's a niche for reality TV shows in which mediocre women throw themselves at douchebags. There's always room for one more.
  2. Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian were on a reality show and inexplicably landed a new one, and they've only been knocked up once total!
  3. If nothing else, you know he's wildly unpredictable and not half-assing this midlife crisis; no need to stage any drama (cough, The Hills).
  4. Great title potential: Jon Minus 9, OctoDad, PA Player, etc.
  5. Better Hailey Glassman-Kate Major cat fight potential.

... and five reasons we say no:

  1. Ed Hardy t-shirts get enough free PR already.
  2. Michael Lohan doesn't need to get back on TV.
  3. Watching some dude try to get laid while not even technically divorced from the mother of his eight kids yet is too low, even for TV nowadays.
  4. The celebrity gossip industry will cease to exist if reporters keep falling in love with him following 10-minute interviews and quitting their jobs.
  5. Cara, Mady, Alexis, Hannah, Aaden, Collin, Leah, Joel will someday learn what Google is, and no salary he earns will cover their psychiatrists.

What do you think? Should Jon get his own reality show?

 

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You can't take for granted the fact that Amy Winehouse makes it through the weekend, so it bears mentioning. You also can't ever believe the songbird will really show up as planned for live appearances, so this is truly a day to remember!

The former bride of Blake Fielder-Civil appeared at yesterday's V Festival in England during The Specials' set, singing with them on "You're Wondering Now."

We don't know what to say. While by no means good, she appeasr more or less lucid during the song, energetic and happy to be up there singing on stage.

It was by no means a train wreck. This alone is noteworthy, and is kinda freaking us out. Can we count on nothing in this world? Everything's upside down. Next thing you know, her "work trip to Miami" will result in actual work!

Check out the video of Amy Winehouse at the V Festival below ...

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