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British actress Natasha Richardson is in critical condition at a Montreal hospital after being injured in a serious skiing accident yesterday.

A member of the Redgrave acting dynasty and the wife of actor Liam Neeson, Richardson reportedly suffered head trauma during a fall.

Calls to Richardson's agent were referred to Neeson's publicist, who didn't have info because he is unable to get in touch with his client.

Initial reports said Natasha Richardson suffered severe head trauma.

Later, it was learned Richardson initially walked away from her fall on the beginner's slope only to have fallen ill with a headache about an hour later. She reportedly was conscious upon leaving for the hospital.

The 45-year-old Natasha Richardson was transferred to Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur de Montréal at about 5 p.m. after initially being taken to Centre Hospitalier Laurentien, which is close to the tony Mont Tremblant ski resort in Quebec.

As of this afternoon, Richardson is believed to have been transported from the hospital in Canada via ambulance. CTV says she boarded a private jet - we do not know where the jet has gone, but we believe it's New York City.

Richardson is sedated and suffering from brain swelling, but is not brain dead, according to TMZ. She was accompanied by a medic team for the flight.

Neeson and Richardson, who have been married since 1994, have two sons together, Micheal Richard Antonio, 13, and Daniel Jack, 12.

We wish her a fast, full recovery.

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Amy Winehouse has entered a plea of not guilty to charges of assaulting a fan last September. The singer, wearing her signature beehive, showed up slightly late.

Obviously. Luckily, her lawyer, Mark Haslam, was there to apologize.

He told the court she had left her north London home more than two hours earlier but had been "delayed." That's what they're calling snorting lines now?

When the Grammy winner arrived at the City of Westminster Magistrates' Court, she gave her name as Amy Jade Civil - despite reports of her impending divorce from estranged husband Blake Fielder-Civil. She was released on bail.

Amy Arrives in Court

Amy Winehouse arrives for court. She's due back again July 23.

The charge stems from a September 26 incident when Winehouse allegedly hit dancer Sherene Flash in the face after she asked to take a picture with Amy.

Last week, Winehouse canceled her appearance at the Coachella festival in April due to her legal problems, which would make it difficult for Amy to obtain a U.S. visa. Her rep confirmed the cancellation was due to "current legal issues."

Click to enlarge more photos of Amy Winehouse looking cheerful and not altogether drug-ravaged as she arrives for court with her father, Mitch...

  • Father and Crackhead
  • Mitch Winehouse, Amy Winehouse Pic
  • Where Am I?
  • Looking Confused
  • Amy Winehouse and Father
  • Waving to Admirers
  • Assaulting Amy
  • Winehouse at Courthouse

[Photo Credits: Splash News Online]

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The City star Whitney Port has split from her Australian musician boyfriend Jay Lyon, Us Weekly has confirmed. This also pretty much took place on the show.

The couple, who we saw meet on The Hills, then continued their relationship in New York on The City, decided to part ways after less than a year together.

The City creator and executive producer Adam DiVello said, “Whitney and Jay are broken up as of The City season finale. There were a few factors in their relationship that led to their split and fans saw those play out on-air."

"As we pick up where we left off when The City returns later this year, viewers will see what unfolds as we continue to follow Whitney Port and her story."

The City: Jay and Whitney

Whitney was in Vegas to celebrate her sister Ashley’s bachelorette party on Friday, and said having a relationship in front of a TV crew has been hard for her.

“It’s really difficult. Put yourself in this position. It’s hard to have an intimate relationship no matter what, whether there are cameras there or not, so it’s not the most natural thing," she said. "It kind of speeds the relationship up, and it also takes a lot of the spontaneity out of it. It's very challenging to say the least.”

While we're sad for Whitney, we think she can totally do better, as Jay Lyon was acting like more and more of an asshat in the previous couple of episodes.

Click to enlarge more recent photos of Whitney and Jay ...

  • Brent Tuhton
  • Shopoholic
  • Port Photo
  • The WP
  • The Lyon
  • Shopping Like it's Hot
  • Pretty Whitney Pic
  • Lyon's Den

[Photo Credits: Splash News Online]

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Following her "alleged" beatdown at the hands of boyfriend Chris Brown, who she has since reconciled with, Rihanna is eager to move on with her life, a source close to the singer says, and she's not shying away from the public anymore.

"She's out and about now," the source reports, saying the singer is looking to put the events of February 8 behind her. "She's not hiding at this point. She's trying to get her life back in order. She's trying to figure it all out. It's going to be hard."

Rihanna has been quietly stepping out on both coasts recently.

On Saturday, she headed to dinner in New York at Da Silvano in the West Village with three people. Over pasta, she "was relaxed," according to a fellow diner.

"She looked fantastic, like a superstar. She did look rather serious." She may be stepping out, but she hasn't been seen with Brown in public since the attack.

On the Ri-bound

While in the Big Apple, Rihanna also went to the Spotted Pig on Friday night.

Accompanied by Brandy, the R&B star met up inside with Jay-Z and Beyoncé.

Last week, the singer hit the town in Los Angeles, where she celebrated her belated birthday with girlfriends. The following night, she headed to the Geisha House with some friends, and "was in very good spirits" during the night.

We will see if she can truly move on. She may still have to testify against Chris Brown, though both his lawyer and hers are trying to get her off the hook.

Click to enlarge more Rihanna photos, featuring her out and about ...

  • Rebounding Nicely
  • Dining Out, Solo
  • Rihanna Up Close
  • Out of the Darkness
  • Putting it Behind Her
  • On the Mend
  • Keeping a Low Profile
  • Live Your Life

[Photo Credits: Splash News Online]

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The Bachelor star Melissa Rycroft wowed judges again on Monday's episode of Dancing With the Stars, as she and partner Tony Dovolani earned the night's second highest score of 26 (out of 30) for their sexy rendition of the salsa.

Cheering her on in the audience? Her boyfriend Ty - and her parents!

"A big support system today. They all sat together!" Rycroft said. "It felt really, really good. I could see that they were proud by the smiles on their faces."

Added Melissa Rycroft (who studied ballet): "They've never seen me dance like this! My dad was like, 'What are you wearing?!' I was like, 'Don't look at me!'"

Check out the video of Melissa's performance below, and watch for the shot of her applauding boyfriend and parents after she knocks it out of the park:

Here's how the scores shape up after last night and heading into tonight's elimination, with Melissa solidly in second behind Gilles Marini and Cheryl Burke ...

  • Gilles Marini and Cheryl Burke (Cha-Cha-Cha): 51.
  • Melissa Rycroft and Toni Dovolani (Salsa): 26 (9, 8, 9). Combined: 49.
  • Shawn Johnson and Mark Ballas (Salsa): 24 (8, 8, 8) Combined: 47.
  • Lil Kim & Derek Hough (Quickstep): 23 (8, 7, 8). Combined: 44.
  • Chuck Wicks and Julianne Hough (Samba): 20 (6, 7, 7). Combined: 40.
  • Denise Richards and Maksim Chmerkovskiy (Quickstep): 21 (7, 7, 7). Combined: 39.
  • Holly Madison and Dmitry Chaplin (Quickstep): 18 (6, 6, 6). Combined: 36.
  • David Alan Grier and Kym Johnson (Salsa): 17 (6, 5, 6). Combined: 36.
  • Lawrence Taylor and Edyta Sliwinska (Quickstep): 20 (7, 6, 7). Combined: 36.
  • Belinda Carlisle and Jonathan Roberts (Salsa): 18 (6, 6, 6). Combined: 35.
  • Ty Murray and Chelsie Hightower (Quickstep): 20 (7, 6, 7). Combined: 34.
  • Steve-O and Lacey Schwimmer (Salsa): 14 (5, 4, 5). Combined: 31.
  • Steve Wozniak & Karina Smirnoff (Quickstep): 17 (6, 5, 6). Combined: 30.

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Amid speculation that Lindsay Lohan's life is spiraling out of control – yet again - the troubled star can at least point to one reliable star in her korner:

Kim Kardashian.

Kardashian's koncern follows a weekend for Lohan in which she was issued an arrest warrant (later thrown out) and saw the arrival of the police at girlfriend Samantha Ronson's home Saturday after a epic fight led to a broken window.

"It's so sad that there's such an invasion of privacy, with camera people, cops and paparazzi outside their home," Kardashian said in an interview.

"I mean, when have you not thrown something when you're mad? Everyone has to admit that at one time in their life, they've gotten so mad that they've thrown something, but maybe not necessarily breaking a window."

"Can't people have an argument without everyone watching?"

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This Lindsay Lohan photo has nothing at all to do with Kim Kardashian, or this article. Sorry for the confusion. But you've got to admit, it's pretty stellar.

The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star also scoffs at buzz that Lohan, who has had previous stints in rehab, is presently spiraling out of control.

"Just because she had an argument, I don't think it means she's off track and that everything is crazy. It's really just messed up that everyone blames her."

The Kim Kardashian mantra for koping with the scrutiny?

"Focus on living your life and not the watchful eye everyone has on her. I think everyone needs to let her breathe. [Lindsay]'s got an amazing mom, a beautiful sister and brothers, so just stay close to your family anytime."

NOTE: This may apply better to people with sane families.

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Supermodels and NFL quarterbacks. They aren't too different from us ... except for their looks, conditioning, oversize bank accounts, and so on.

Newlyweds Gisele Bundchen and Tom Brady are visiting Bundchen's family in the south of Brazil. They went out for ice cream, apparently ...

Ice Cream Cones

Tom Brady and his favorite tight end get their soft serve on.

After keeping mum about their engagement for months, the two secretly tied the knot in late February in L.A. Now they're on a belated honeymoon of sorts.

Click to enlarge more photos of Gisele and Tom in Brazil ...

  • Hey, Tom!
  • A Tom Brady Pic
  • Gisele Waves
  • It's Bundchen, Baby
  • Free Gisele!
  • Tom and Gisele Pic
  • Gisele in Brazil
  • Peace, Man!

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The last call Carson Daly will be hearing now will be for a bottle.

Because he hosts a show called Last Call, people. Hello? Is this on?

The late-night talk show host, who you may not have known was still around, and his longtime girlfriend Siri Pinter welcomed a boy on Sunday night.

Jackson James Daly, who weighed in at 7 lbs., 8 oz., is the first child for the couple. "Parents are both ecstatic," his rep Heather Lylis said.

"They have a happy and healthy baby boy."

Carson Daly Picture

Carson Daly is a dad at long last.

With Daly being such an avid cyclist "friends are already looking for bike helmets for the little one," joked his rep in November when Daly announced the news.

Congratulations to the happy couple!

Siri Pinter had worked as an assistant on Carson Daly's show at some point. Workplace romance, nice. Here is a picture of Carson Daly's baby mama ...

Siri Pinter Picture

Siri Pinter has given birth to Carson Daly's child. Which is totally awesome, even if she doesn't looked too thrilled in this photo. But it's an old picture, so that's cool!

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Seriously! That's what happens to Zac Efron when he gives an interview ... to Interview magazine! They photograph him with nude chicks!

"There was, like, a giant sandbox in the middle of a studio, and then I just got to roll around in the dirt for a couple of hours," he tells Milk director Gus Van Sant, who conducted the Q&A with Zefron for the publication.

Vanessa and Zac

"I got pretty dirty by the end of it, so that was fun. It was definitely different from anything I had ever done before," the stud added.

Mmm hmm. Wonder how Vanessa Hudgens feels about that ...

We know, we know. Where's the girl in question? Those Zac Efron pictures are hot and all, but the real raciness is still to come. Just be patient with us, okay?

If you're ready to get really jealous of some random girl, ladies, and you're not at school or work, follow the jump for perhaps the sexiest Zac Efron pic ever ...

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Meghan McCain is sick of the debate about her weight.

After the 24-year-old daughter of U.S. Senator and former GOP presidential hopeful John McCain criticized Anne Coulter and other conservatives in an online column, political commentator Laura Ingraham heckled her on her radio show last week.

Ingraham tore into Meghan McCain as "just another Valley Girl gone awry," and even went on to mock McCain in a faux Valley Girl voice, saying that she didn't get a "role in the Real World" because "they don't like plus-sized models."

Ouch. Hitting back on The View today, Meghan McCain said she can't believe Ingraham went after her weight instead of actually talking about the issues.

"What do young women think when I speak my mind about politics, and I want to have a political discussion about the ideological future of the Republican party, and the answer is, 'she's fat, she shouldn't have an opinion?'" she said.

"What kind of message are we sending young women? ... It infuriates me. I'm a political writer on a blog, and all of a sudden I'm too fat to write?"

"I couldn't possibly imagine how any woman could criticize another woman's weight. I work out at the gym and try and eat healthy, but I'm still a size 8."

Enduring taunts about her body since she was in grade school, Meghan McCain - a vocal campaign supporter of her dad last year - said she is fed up.

"Why are we so obsessed with weight?" she said.

"When Tyra Banks went on her show in her bathing suit and said, 'Kiss my fat ass...' That's what I feel right now. I'm like, 'Kiss my fat ass!'"

Added McCain, "There is no place for weight criticism in 2009."

Amen, Megs. An exchange of bad political ideas shouldn't have to devolve into fat jokes. Click to enlarge more Meghan McCain photos below ...

Meghan McCain Pic
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