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Below is an exclusive look at the Season 5 cast photos for The Hills, which will feature lovely leading lady Lauren Conrad saying goodbye to her hit show following its latest batch of episodes (premiering Monday, April 6 on MTV).

"I actually thought last season was going to be my last," the star told Entertainment Weekly. "[But] the producers wanted to hopefully give the show some sort of closure, needing one more season to do that." Thankfully, she obliged!

Look for Lauren Conrad to take a back seat in her final 10 episodes, though, since, as she puts it, "I didn't have all that much conflict in my life over the last few months."

The 23-year-old adds, "I think I only cry in one episode."

Here's a photo of the full Season Five cast of The Hills ...

The Hills cast also includes Lo Bosworth, Brody Jenner and Stephanie Pratt!

The end of her time on The Hills doesn't mean budding businesswoman LC is done with television altogether. Lauren Conrad says that she's currently in discussions to turn her upcoming young-adult book series into a TV drama.

"We've been taking a lot of meetings lately," says Conrad, whose first novel, L.A. Candy, hits shelves in June. "I don't know exactly where I want to go, but I've looked into producing because I've always found that so interesting."

We can't wait. Click to enlarge photos of Lauren Conrad, Audrina Patridge, Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt (we had to include him) promoting the upcoming season ...

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Except for an occasional story, Michael Vick has been out of the public eye lately, as his huge stats for the federal prison football team don't get a lot of press.

But the former NFL star quarterback, who is eligible for early release July 20 after doing time for federal dogfighting charges, is eager to get back in the game.

That's according to his bankruptcy plan, which a judge is reviewing.

Vick has apparently reached a deal to be released by the Atlanta Falcons by paying them $6.5-7.5 million for a “contract-breach grievance,” and plans on repaying creditors by earning $10 million a year going forward, court papers claim.

If he’s permitted back into the NFL, that is. Michael Vick was suspended indefinitely back in 2007 after his guilty pleas. Will he be eligible to play in 2009?

His attorney said he, “has every reason to believe upon his release, he will be reinstated into the NFL, resume his career and earn a substantial living.”

NFL Commissioner Roger Goddell acknowledged Vick has paid a price, but said “to a large extent he’s going to have to demonstrate to the larger community - not just to the NFL and to me - that he has remorse for what he did.”

His bull$h!t ghostwritten memoir should help with that.

In the spirit of April Fools Day, click to enlarge some classic Michael Vick pics - both real and altered - and laugh heartily at this giant fool in action:

  • Michael Vick Gets His
  • Michael Vick Book Cover
  • Michael Vick Booking Photo
  • Michael Vick Mug Shot
  • Michael Vick in Court

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Always an attentive celebrity blogger, The City star Whitney Port noticed a lot of questions about her workout routine in comments on her official site lately.

What better way to answer those questions, Whitney thought, than to have her trainer Danny Connolly blog about the exercises he has her do each session.

Better yet, she brought her camera to her training session this week so we could check out all the seriously amazing pics of them in the gym! Like this one:

Okay, so there's not a lot of raw excitement going on ... it's the gym, people. But she still looks great. Jay Lyon, beware - this Danny fella is checking out your girl!

He's probably just making sure she works the right muscles and uses proper form, but you never know. Click to enlarge more photos of Whitney's workout below ...

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Breaking Desperate Housewives spoiler alert: The women of the ABC show are not backstabbing b!tches. Well, at least not always. In real life.

In fact, they even support good things from time to time.

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Below, Eva Longoria Parker cozies up to a classic car at a press event for the Rally for Kids with Cancer Scavenger Cup in Glendale, California:

The Desperate Housewives actress was named the honorary chair for the two-day race, which will take place in Los Angeles on May 1. Nothing catty or conniving about that.

Eva Longoria Parker saves that for Sunday nights at 9 p.m.

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Whether it's pitching her own reality show, her house getting burglarized, starring in Sorority Row, or going down under with Pete Wentz, The Hills star Audrina Patridge is literally everywhere celebrity gossip websites look these days.

At least she often mixes it up in regard to her appearance!

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Audrina Patridge looked sexy in bold, smoked-out eye makeup at the MTV Australia Awards in Sydney. But the next night, she decided to tone down the Jenny Humphrey (Gossip Girl reference) with pared-down liner and pink lips.

Which look do you think was best?

Audrina Patridge looked best with ...

 

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Leave it to PETA to make naked, fur-free headlines.

Cloris Leachman, 82, is making friends with salad as PETA's newest nude spokeswoman. In her new ad, the former Dancing With the Stars contestant dons just lettuce and cabbage leaves for the campaign "Let Vegetarianism Grow on You."

Lettuce just say this: Ewww! Peep it below, if you dare ...

Cloris Leachman PETA Ad

A vegetarian, Cloris Leachman is donning her edible dress in New York City's Times Square today. Mmm. You know you want to head down there and eat that piece.

In the past, we've gotten Shanna Moakler, Jenna Jameson and Holly Madison nude for PETA. The animal rights group has totally jumped the shark.

"With that big study out last week showing how skipping meat allows you to live longer, it's perfect timing," a PETA rep said of the provocative ad.

By posing nude, Cloris Leachman, who has already given half of The Hollywood Gossip's writing staff nightmares by regaling us with stories about having sex with Gene Hackman, has officially outdone even herself. Thanks a lot, lady.

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After 13 years together, Taye Diggs and Idina Menzel are expecting their first baby, their rep exclusively confirms. The baby is due later this year.

The Private Practice star, 38, and the Tony award-winning actress, 37, first met on the original 1996 Broadway production of Rent in N.Y. City.

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After seven years of dating, they got married in January 2003.

Idina Menzel hinted last January that once she finished promoting her third solo album, I Stand, she would consider starting a family with Diggs.

"It's definitely in the plans," she said at the time.

Diggs has been ready since "the day I met him. He's always wanted kids. He grew up with four younger brothers and sisters, he's very comfortable around children."

How do they keep their marriage together?

"We just really work hard to try to stay best friends," Menzel said. "I love him so much, and I feel like we both have each other's backs, and we have a great respect for each other. We're enjoying each new phase of our lives together."

Congratulations to the happy, expectant couple!

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Preparing for her swan song, Lauren Conrad found herself in the hot seat at MTV Canada's The After Show on Monday to talk up the upcoming Season Five of The Hills, which will be the reality star's last, at Toronto's Masonic Temple.

Lauren Conrad smiles and takes questions from Hills fans.

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Reminiscing on the show, LC talked a little bit about the old days when she and Heidi Montag were best friends, teased the new season a bit, and laughed aloud during a video montage of some of Spencer Pratt's greatest moments.

The new season of the reality show premieres on April 6. We can't wait.

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Celebs. They love their pouty, ridiculously fake and ugly lips.

Somewhere, sometime, someone told them this was the in thing. Then, like everything else, it gets overplayed and wildly out of hand in the blink of an eye.

Maybe everyone just wants to be Angelina Jolie (we know Octomom does). But perhaps they should consider adoption, not quadrupling the size of their lips.

Seriously, stars really need to cool it with the lip injections. Who thinks this looks hot? Below are some of the most glaring offenders - a number of whom you will surely recognize from our inaugural Plastic Surgery Hall of Fame class ...

Heidi Montag: 2006 vs. 2008. The Hills star's transformation from cute girl to silicone cyborg in just two years included serious lip work. It's just too bad she had her 35 procedures before she could thank Jesus on Twitter for the opportunity.

Jessica Simpson Lip Injections

Jessica Simpson: 2004 vs. 2007. Holy crap. Ummm, Jessica Simpson has looked better. That's as nicely as we can put it. This was before she got fat, too!

Anna Faris Plastic Surgery

Anna Faris: 2002 vs. 2008. She's all the rage these days for some reason. Is it because she had her lips plumped? Or starred in a film about Playboy?

We're just getting started, and you ain't seen nothin' yet. The stars featured after the jump make these examples look tame. Continue reading below ...

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The goddess that is Britney Spears has risen from the ashes and is taking the world by storm once again. But during the day, even the Circus tour must rest.

A day after she was allegedly heard crying out for help on a leaked voicemail left for an attorney, a mellow Britney was showing no apparent signs of discontent.

Britney Spears and ...

Spears, who was also the subject of controversy this weekend as her father sought to shut down a fan site that has supported her for five years, made a Starbucks run on Monday in Woodland Hills, Calif., looking as beautiful as ever ...

DOUBLE FISTING: Looks like a frapp and a water for Queen Britney.

Other Britney Spears news in the past two weeks has included death threats, a document showing that she paid $2.7 million in legal bills in 11 months, a video of her screaming "Merry Christmas" during a show, a claim that she banged some guy in a bathroom on tour, a report of two of her roadies being arrested and other good stuff.

Just another day in the Circus!

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