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Just a month after Billy Joel announced his split from his 27-year-old third wife Katie Lee Joel, he's already started tickling the ivories of a new woman.

That was a piano reference. Is this thing on?

Billy is currently dating former Young and the Restless star Alex Donnelley, according to the New York Post, having met her at his concert in Washington, D.C.

Since then, she has visited Billy's house in Sag Harbor where they ride around on his motorcycles and boats. A source said, "The two hit it off immediately."

Hey, at 49, Alex Donnelley is in the ballpark of Billy's age (60) and probably shares some of his interests. He might actually be onto something here ...

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Michelle Obama fashion draws raves from haute couture critics and ordinary Americans alike. Will the First Lady's new hairstyle garner similar praise?

On Tuesday, the President and his wife played host to a country music celebration in the White House East Room with Brad Paisley and Alison Krauss. 

The Michelle Obama pictures from the event showed off her elegant, shorter hairstyle. What do you think? Is it a positive change for the First Lady?

Michelle Obama Wax Figure

Do you like the First Lady's new hairstyle?

 

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Lady Gaga is known for her hits "Just Dance" and "Poker Face" but is perhaps even more famous for her eye-popping, often ridiculous fashion choices.

Maybe she's setting trends we don't even know exist yet because she is so ahead of the fashion curve. Or she's compensating for being a butter face.

Whatever the reason, only Lady Gaga would pull this ...

Lady Gaga the Muppet

Yes. An entire jacket (and matching headband) of Kermit the Frog dolls.

Whether we're seeing Lady Gaga naked in V or Rolling Stone or covered in various items on stage, there is simply no telling what the 23-year-old will do next.

Giant buttons. Broken up pieces of disco balls. Gimp masks. See-through granny panties. You think you've seen it all, and she lowers the bar even further.

You can't look away. Click to enlarge more Lady Gaga pictures below for some of the dance-pop singer's highlights (lowlights?) of the past few months ...

  • Gang Green
  • Lady G Photo
  • Incognito Gaga
  • Masked Gaga
  • Lady GaGa Naked
  • Lady Gaga Sort of Topless
  • Lady Gaga Nude

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Sure, they're reality stars too. But don't look for expecting parents-to-be Kendra Wilkinson and Hank Baskett to go all Jon and Kate Gosselin on us.

K-Dubs says their baby, due Christmas Day, probably won't be on camera too much if she and Baskett continue starring on her reality show Kendra.

That is a lesson learned from Jon & Kate Plus 8. And we're talking about a lesson learned before Jon left Kate and started banging Hailey Glassman.

"We don't watch that anymore," Kendra tells E! Online. "I watched back when it was good and they weren't all Hollywood. I feel bad for the kids."

"If we do have a show, none of that's going to happen... I want to be able to spend quality time with my child and not give the world too much."

Wow, a star wanting less exposure? What a concept.

Mr., Mrs. Hank Baskett

The Basketts have no love for the Gosselins. [Photo: Fame Pictures]

Looks like she's putting her money where her mouth is, too. Kendra Wilkinson is moving to Philadelphia to be with Hank for the football season.

"I need to get away and hibernate and be a protective mama," the newlywed explained. "I like the energy there, but everyone leaves me alone."

"I feel way more private [in Philly] than here, and that's what I need."

"It's perfect timing," she added of the East Coast winter. "That's where a real Christmas is. I want a real Christmas baby in a real Christmas place!"

After Kendra Wilkinson's baby bump is long gone, the happy couple will eventually land back on the West Coast, however. Going back to the roots.

"We're going to try to get a house to buy and live in with the baby," Kendra said. "We're thinking about San Diego County. Back to where I'm from!"

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You may recall that Michael Jackson's family commissioned a second autopsy on the star's body after the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office conducted one.

Well, the results are in and they are not any different.

Smiling Michael Jackson

A source with knowledge of the findings from both autopsies tells E! News that the private pathologist's findings are consistent with the county coroner's.

In addition to finding needle marks on Jackson's body, both procedures revealed a potentially lethal amount of Propofol in the late singer's system.

Propofol is a potent anesthetic administered via IV that leaves people in a largely comatose state. It should never be found outside a hospital, but it was.

Police found it in Jackson's Holmby Hills mansion after he died June 25.

Michael Jackson (1958-2009).

Jackson's personal physician, Dr. Conrad Murray, has not been charged with any crime, but many believe he may be at some point, as he may have administered Propofol to Michael, which would almost certainly be in violation of the law.

County officials confirm Jackson was taking prescription medications when he died, but they aren't expected to make public their full autopsy report until at least next week because of the ongoing, possibly criminal investigation.

Federal regulators are considering adding Propofol to their official list of controlled substances, which would require hospitals to account for every drop used.

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The woman accusing Ben Roethlisberger of sexual assault claims the football star forced himself on her at the hotel where she worked and that despite her repeated protestations and refusals, Roethlisberger would not stop.

He claims it was consensual and that the lack of criminal complaint filed by Andrea McNulty - the incident happened a year ago - proves his innocence.

In response, McNulty said she told the head of security at the hotel about the alleged sexual assault the day after it happened, but he completely blew her off and even threatened her job if she made this into a bigger issue.

The plantiff claims in her lawsuit that Guy Hyder - the chief of security at Harrah's in Lake Tahoe, Nev. - told her she was "over-reacting" and that "most girls would feel lucky to have sex with someone like Ben Roethlisberger."

Andrea McNulty claims Hyder told her John Koster - the hotel president - will "personally fire you for starting rumors about Roethlisberger's personal life."

Hyder told McNulty, according to legal papers, that Koster would be impressed by the encounter, allegedly saying "Koster would love you even more if he knew about this ... Koster would suck his d!ck if Roethlisberger let him."

In the lawsuit, Andrea McNulty claims she assumed the incident would be investigated by security, but Hyder "did not do his job of investigating."

As for why she didn't tell the cops, McNulty claims she was "afraid of the consequences of going to police authorities since it was obvious to her that Harrah's and it's [sic] personnel ... would side with and support Ben Roethlisberger."

She also claims Harrah's employees broke into her home and ripped files off of her computer, presumably for the purpose of defending themselves in a lawsuit.

Several months later, after Andrea McNulty claims she sought psychological treatment because of the encounter, she claims she had a conversation with Hyder.

The accuser says she told Guy Hyder that she had been hospitalized specifically because of the Roethlisberger incident. Hyder allegedly replied, "I figured that was what was wrong, but I thought it was just like a date rape thing."

Andrea McNulty claims her bosses told her she was on thin ice at work. She is seeking $380,000 in medical fees plus an unspecified amount in punitive damages.

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Katherine Jackson's lawyer, Londell McMillan, says that Michael's mother wants "a seat at the table" in all matters involving her late son's estate.

McMillan says Katherine called him the day Michael Jackson died, and that she and husband Joe Jackson expressed "concern" over the estate of the deceased icon.

Michael J. Walks

They then hired him to represent Katherine's legal interests.

McMillan says Katherine Jackson will not challenge the will (which leaves her 40 percent of the estate and guardianship of his three children), but as far as the executors are concerned, he says, "She deserves a seat at the table at a minimum."

McMillan would not say if Katherine merely wants to be a third executor or if she will challenge named co-executors John Branca and John McClain.

Sources connected with Katherine claim she already asked the co-executors to allow her to participate in the decision-making and her request was "rejected."

McMillan says neither he nor Katherine are pushing for Joe Jackson, with whom Michael had a contentious relationship and left out of his will, to be co-executor.

McMillan, who worked for Michael Jackson during the last 3 1/2 years of the singer's life, also has repped Katherine on business matters related to her son.

The attorney says that he remains "optimistic they can work things out, but I'm prepared to go the distance if Mrs. Jackson directs to do so."

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Jessica Simpson's weekend girls' night out was a welcome bright spot in an otherwise difficult week for the newly single, alleged singer and actress.

Since Tony Romo dumped Jessica Simpson before her 29th birthday, "She's a little depressed," says a family friend of the rapidly declining star.

"She takes breakups really badly. She has a hard time letting go."

Her romantic track record, which includes her divorce from Nick Lachey and her on-again, off-again relationship with douchebag singer John Mayer.

But Tony Romo seemed an ideal match for Jessica Simpson, who last year called the playoff-winless Dallas Cowboys quarterback "the love of my life."

Broken Up Babe

Jessica Simpson has also been working out. [Photo: Fame Pictures]

Simpson has been coping by seeking solace with her parents, who "encourage her to go out and have a good time, like she did this week," says the friend.

But "she feels she's being judged by the world and opts to hide out at home," says the friend. "The family feels bad for Jessica. They worry for her a lot."

That wasn't always the case. "The family used to have such faith in [Jessica Simpson] and they worried about Ashlee," says the family friend.

"Now they are fully confident in Ashlee's choices and they worry most of their days about Jessica. It seems that she just can't catch a break."

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We were a bit surprised when Jon Gosselin started dating Hailey Glassman.

According to the ditzy, tag-team action lovin' party-animal pothead, she was caught a bit off guard by the sudden romance with the father of eight as well.

"If you had told me a few months ago, I wouldn't have believed you," says Hailey Glassman, 22, of her new boyfriend, who really is a unique catch.

She says she developed feelings for Jon Gosselin – a longtime family friend who recently split from his wife Kate after a decade of marriage – while he was nursing his broken heart and crashing at her parents' New York home in May.

Hailey's father is a plastic surgeon who performed Kate Gosselin's post-sextuplets tummy tuck operation, as seen on Jon and Kate Plus 8. The irony.

"He was so strong," Glassman says. "I admire him."

She refutes rumors that she's engaged to Jon Gosselin, but says she's having a great time with her beau, who just scored his own bachelor pad in NYC.

Hailey Glassman cannot contain her excitement these days.

"We're always laughing and joking," she says dreamily. "We watch movies, play pool and ping pong. We laugh a lot because I beat him at everything."

She adds of Jon, "He's a great cook. He cooks roasted veggies with special seasoning and sauces, and he grills pineapple with a butter concoction."

In a not-so-subtle dig at the grating Kate Gosselin, Hailey Glassman said this when asked by People what she thinks he likes most about her:

"I'm a huge believer in not controlling someone. I wull give my opinion but tell him to do what he wants to do. He said to me, 'I'm just not used to having an option.' I told him life is all about options."

And bong hits.

Perhaps the #1 perk of dating still-married Jon? Her parents approve.

"They love him," says Hailey Glassman. "They think of him as part of the family. They think things happen for a reason. The most important thing is if someone fits in with my family ... This is perfect. It just fits."

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Brandi Glanville has left husband Eddie Cibrian, with whom she has two kids, Mason, 6, and Jake, 2. She has confirmed this, as well as the reason why.

"Eddie and I have decided to take some time apart," says Glanville. "I want to do what is best for our children. Eddie and LeAnn deserve each other."

Brandi Photo

This is the first public admission that the long-rumored romance even happened - and it comes from her? So much for his affair being a publicity stunt.

In June, Glanville publicly told Rimes to quit stalking her husband. LeAnn denied the stalking, the affair and indignantly accused Brandi of defaming her.

But the affair was clearly taking place.

Amazingly, the final straw for Brandi Glanville came after lovers Eddie Cibrian and LeAnn Rimes were caught sneaking around together - last week!

Brandi Glanville and Eddie Cibrian have married eight years.

The pair was spotted together in the early afternoon on Friday - four months after news of their affair first broke - outside the Malibu home of Jeff Berger, a longtime friend of the country singer and her husband, Dean Sheremet.

Sources say Berger has been facilitating meetings between Leann and Eddie at his home for about a month and that Rimes and Cibrian also made use of a rental house on L.A.'s west side. Berger denies he has been enabling an affair.

Rimes and Cibrian co-starred in Lifetime's Northern Lights earlier this year. Right around its premiere, they supposedly began lighting up the bedroom!

Meanwhile, news of Eddie having another affair - with 24-year-old model Scheana Marie Jancan, who has been linked to John Mayer - also just broke.

No word on when that started, or if LeAnn Rimes knows about it, or if she is really divorcing Dean Sheremet, as has been rumored in recent weeks.

Brandi Glanville did not elaborate as to which affair pissed her off more, but it's clear Eddie Cibrian was playing the field these past few months.

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