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Did The Bachelorette give the final rose to a two-timer?

That was the question put to Jillian Harris and Ed Swiderski on Good Morning America today amid rumors of him cheating with Bethany Steffen and Lindsey Johnson.

"This is nonsense. I feel like I'm in high school," Harris said, adding that an earlier report that Ed had two separate flings is "unfortunate" and "inaccurate."

Ed Swiderski also tried to deny rumors that he "sexted" up Bethany Steffen and then banged Lindsey Johnson eight days after getting engaged to Jillian.

"It's actually not true at all," the Chicago native said. "Jillian and I have become the target of being one of the very few successful couples on the show."

"We're clearly being targeted because we're happy."

BACHELORETTE SHOCKER: Was Ed cheating, as the spoilers predicted?

The season finale aired two weeks ago, and most people seemed to approve of Ed, rather than wanting to cut him down, so we're not sure we buy that.

While not denying that her fiance had been in contact with them, Jillian Harris again dismissed the allegations, saying that Ed Swiderski has no hidden designs and the twosome have been "open and honest" from the day they got engaged.

"I think these women are very hurt, and that they did love Ed. It must be very painful," she said. "That was in the past. Those are past relationships. He has been very clear with me from the very beginning. Ed is not deceiving me."

Harris and Swiderski haven't set a date yet but plan to tie the knot next year in Canada. Wonder what the Vegas line is on them making it to the altar. We also wonder whether Kiptyn Locke is looking better by the day or what?

Here's Jillian and Ed on Good Morning America ...

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Hottest celebrity baby ever? Penelope Cruz is pregnant and expecting her first child with longtime love Javier Bardem, according to online reports.

“Penelope is about four months pregnant,” a source says.

“She’s really healthy now and will be a great mother.”

We have little doubt they will be terrific parents.

Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem

Penelope Cruz may be pregnant, but she won’t be tying the knot anytime soon. She told the August issue of UK’s Psychologies magazine that “When I [have babies], I want to do it really well. I want it to be my best project in life."

"I don’t believe in marriage. I believe in family, love and children.”

Penelope Cruz, 35, and Javier Bardem, 40, appeared together in three films - Jamón, Jamón, Live Flesh and Vicky Cristina Barcelona.

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Leighton Meester understands that being on a buzzed-about show like Gossip Girl automatically puts her in the spotlight – but she doesn't have to like it.

"I don't want most of what comes along with all of this," says the star in the September issue of Harper's Bazaar, likely referring to one thing in particular.

Ms. Meester Picture

One downside of fame? The rumored Leighton Meester sex tape.

"[The tape] is not real, so it makes me sort of sad," says the 23-year-old Gossip Girl starlet. "It's unfortunate that it got carried as far as it did."

Meester says the rumor taught her some lessons about life.

"I definitely understand the nature of people better now and that the mere allegation of something like that could be headline news," she laments.

"People think it's real because somebody says it is."

Fortunately, Leighton Meester star has friends who watch out for her.

"I feel like my friends are in a cult because we're like, 'No outsiders!'" Meester says. "I’ve never been crazy. I'm a very good girl, to be honest. I don't do anything that would hurt anybody. Honestly, all I ever do is work."

And she's not talking about any sort of fancy footwork, either. The racy pictures from the alleged Leighton Meester sex tape sure looked like her to us.

Follow the jump for a look at some of the images being circulated ...

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Wow. It takes serious talent for someone with money and fame to wear three different horrendous outfits in a single day. Lindsay Lohan, everybody!

A brief rundown of the three fashion disasters in question:

  1. Making her exit from girlfriend Samantha Ronson’s house, the train wreck wears a bra-free shirt. Sadly, her style day went downhill from here.
  2. Needing a mid-day pick-me-up, Lindsay eschewed the usual crack and opted for Starbucks, sporting a heinous, midriff-baring top, circa 1982.
  3. Not to be outdone by her own ineptness, the supposed actress headed out to the airport with l'il sis Ali Lohan while trying to "hide from the cameras." By looking like a hobo in desperate need of food and shelter.

Click to enlarge the corresponding images below, if you dare ...

  • Dressing in the Dark
  • Ugly Clothes
  • Bad Dresser

Lindsay Lohan's style goes from bad to worse. [Photos: Fame]

Perhaps she stood stick to getting naked. Seriously, clothing fads come and go, but Lindsay Lohan nude never goes out of style. It's also free, which is critical when you can't hold down a job, and it's conveniently low-maintenance!

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Laura Ling and Euna Lee are safely back on American soil, a day after the two American journalists were released from custody in North Korea.

"We're home and free," Ling said in her first comments after landing.

Lee, 36, and Ling, 32, came back with former president Bill Clinton, who met with North Korea's leader Kim Jong II and helped secure a pardon for the two women, who were sentenced to 12 years for illegally entering the country.

They flew home on a private plane owned by Steve Bing, a wealthy Clinton friend and donor (and reported former boyfriend of Jennifer Aniston) who is the owner of Shangri-La Entertainment, which owns the Boeing 737.

After departing Pyongyang, North Korea, their plane touched down shortly before 6 a.m. at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank, California.

Family members there to greet them included Ling's husband Iain Clayton, her parents, her sister Lisa Ling and Lisa's husband Paul Song. From the Lee family were Lee's husband Michael Saldate, and 4-year-old daughter Hana.

At 6:16 a.m. the two journalists deplaned and both separately embraced their families in what could only be categorized as highly emotional reunions.

"We're going to let these families have a proper and full reunion," former Vice President Al Gore, who was also instrumental in their return, later said.

Bill Clinton chose not to speak, but released a statement.

"I am very happy that after this long ordeal, Laura Ling and Euna Lee are now home and reunited with their loved ones," it read.

"When their families, Vice President Gore and the White House asked that I undertake this humanitarian mission, I agreed. I share a deep sense of relief with Laura and Euna and their families that they are safely home."

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In breaking news, Octomom, a.k.a. Nadya Suleman, the mother of 14 children, admits that: "I think it was a mistake - in terms of the well-being of the octuplets and of my other kids. I can't give myself to them 100 percent."

"If I'd known that, I never would have fathomed having eight more."

As if one is artificially inseminated with eight kids by accident. Really, she is just the victim here. If only she realized that six kids was already a lot, and that 14 might be slightly more of a burden. Especially when one has no freaking job.

We'll make a mental note to not repeat Nadya's innocent mistake.

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Tell us something we don't know, Octomom. [Photo: Fame Pictures]

Lawyer Gloria Allred, who represented nonprofit Angels in Waiting, which provided free nanny service to Suleman, is particularly livid about the comments.

"I think it's very, very sad when any mother calls her child, or in this case, eight little babies, a mistake," Allred said. "How are the babies going to feel when they grow up and read one day that their mother calls them a mistake?"

"That is just very, very sad to me as a person who is an advocate for children. Even if she thinks it, the fact that she sad it is very, very troubling because has she even considered the impact that would have on the children long-term?"

The attorney said she remains very skeptical of Nadya Suleman's plans to exploit her kids show her life and earn $250,000 for a new reality show.

"First of all, we have a petition seeking guardianship over the estate of the octuplets pending in the Orange County Superior Court," Allred said.

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The date was June 4.

That's eight full days after Ed Swiderski got down on one knee and popped the question to Jillian Harris on the teary season finale of The Bachelorette.

That was when he railed Lindsey Johnson, according to Us Weekly.

A day later, he sent a flirty text to Bethany Steffen, texting her to "bring beer and condoms" over to his place, Steffen herself tells the gossip magazine.

Smooth line, Ed.

The scorned, humiliated women are speaking out now to warn Jillian Harris about her new fiancee's two-timing ways, which were rumored for months.

"Ed's not worth my time, but if I can help someone avoid heartbreak, I'm gonna do that," Bethany Steffen said of her lying, cheating cad of an ex.

Ed Swiderski and Jillian Harris Photo

The Bachelorette, Jillian Harris, has apparently been betrayed by fiance Ed Swiderski. In other news, Nick and Vanessa are back on and Jon Gosselin is a "bad dad."

Ed Swiderski was reportedly dating both Steffen and Lindsey Johnson behind each other's backs prior to filming The Bachelorette, which began in late March.

Even while he was on the hit ABC show, he texted Lindsey Johnson that Harris wasn't his "type" and that he prefers "all blondes." He also wrote, "I love you." Cold.

According to the report, Ed lied to Harris when he said he had to bow out of episode five because he thought he'd lose his job as a Chicago software consultant.

Ed eventually returned to the show, and went on to win the final rose. But during his time back home, both Steffen and Johnson say they slept with Swiderski.

He then told them he was off to "a business trip in Texas," when in reality he returned to film episode seven of The Bachelorette and declare to Harris that he had "reprioritized" when it came to balancing work and tight shorts romance.

Reported Ed Swiderski playthings Bethany Steffen and Lindsey Johnson.

Jillian herself has denied the women's claims in an interview, saying "It's not possible ... This is a bump in the road. We are a team and we'll get through it."

But Bethany Steffen warns, "Lindsey and I are both smart girls, and Ed just has this way of making people believe what he wants. Jillian needs to be careful."

Adds Lindsey Johnson, "I feel gross, used and completely violated. It shocks me that he was able to do something like that to me."

Will Jillian Harris and Ed Swiderski last?

 

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Maybe you've heard. Jennifer Aniston is so unlucky in love! The poor thing! Single at the ancient age of 40, will totally never meet and date another decent guy.

Get real.

Jennifer Aniston Baby Bump?

We're not sure if it's celeb news publications' obsessing over this oversimplified point, or Aniston playing into the caricature, or a little of both. But somehow, despite dating numerous hot guys, she became the poster child for pathetic loneliness.

People break up all the time, including celebrities who have been married before. Stars who are married right now will also get divorced. She is not alone.

Just because she was dumped for Angelina Jolie four years ago doesn't mean people have to feel sorry for Aniston indefinitely. Let the woman move on!

Judging by Jennifer Aniston photos like this, courtesy of her new spread in Elle magazine, she shouldn't have a problem landing a good man eventually...

She's known as much for her traumatic romantic past as for her acting. But if this is the picture of loneliness, Jennifer Aniston is doing something right.

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The late Michael Jackson had a contentious relationship with his father, who he said abused him mentally and physically. The dude is also kind of insane, so it stands to reason that people don't want him near Michael's children.

Well, he won't be. Much, anyway.

A declaration from Joe Jackson, filed in court this week, makes clear that the family patriarch supports Michael Jackson's decision to make his wife Katherine the legal guardian of his three kids, and that he will keep his distance.

Joe says in the declaration: "I have had a close family relationship with the grandchildren since their birth. I do visit the family residence from time to time and will continue to do so, however I will not be involved in raising the children."

Joe and Michael Jackson in 2005. [Photo: Fame Pictures]

Joe continues, "I understand that all decision-making authority regarding the children will rest with Katherine Jackson. Katherine is a wonderful caretaker and guardian, and has done an excellent job raising our children and other grandchildren."

Katherine Jackson was awarded full custody of Paris, Prince and Blanket at this week's hearing, as stipulated in Michael Jackson's last will, signed in 2002.

Joe seems more or less cool with that, even if he wants to stop by from time to time. He had no further comment on whether Omer Bhatti is Michael's son.

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Why would Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey ever get back together?

To help OK! sell magazines, obviously!

Wooo, Jessica!

According to that reputable publication, which apparently decided to take a week off from speculating on the love life of Robert Pattinson, Jessica has been going out and partying lately to make her ex-husband Nick Lachey just a little bit jealous.

Not her ex-boyfriend of 18 months, Tony Romo, but her ex-husband, who she separated from in 2005. And who has already said they're not back together.

According to OK!, while John and Tony may have each been the perfect Mr. Right Now - "she knows her true Mr. Right was, is and always will be Nick Lachey."

Which is why they got divorced. Remember that, OK!? Great juxtaposing of those separate pictures to make it look like they're together, too. Very real ...

As every woman knows, having a public affair with a sexy rocker would make any man jealous. Not that Jessica has done this, but hey, if she did, OK! says it would be "just what she needs to make Nick take notice."

Well, if he weren't dating Holly Letchworth.

“Nick is the guy Jess knew she should be with, but they were too young and their lives catapulted so quickly into fame that they never were able to catch up,” a pal says.

“She’s changed so much since then and found out a lot about herself.”

“He’ll always hold a special place in her heart. It was her first love,” the pal says of their marriage. “Jess isn’t sure if Nick would give her a chance at this point, but she’d love to be friends. She says a part of her will always love him.”

Mmm hmm. Friends will probably have to do.

Should Jessica and Nick get back together?

 

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