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The contestants on Rock the Cradle received a pleasant surprise Thursday - their audience doubled when Britney Spears showed up to watch the season finale in person and support her former manager, Larry Rudolph.

Rudolph is the producer of Rock The Cradle, which pits aspiring pop stars, all of whom have rock and roll in their DNA, against one another in a competition. Sort of like American Idol, only not at all popular.

A Natural

Britney Spears spent the duration of the show seated backstage surrounded by security. After the show, Larry Rudolph told Us Weekly:

"She was here to support the show. I mentioned to her that I was going to my show. Britney said, ‘I want to come down.' She loved it. She really loved it. She didn't come here for publicity or anything like that. She came here because she wanted to see the show, which I appreciated."

Spears headed to the show after spending the day with her two sons, Jayden James and Sean Preston. It was the first visit since she, along with parents Lynne and Jamie Spears, appeared in Los Angeles County Superior Court Tuesday for a custody hearing, where she was granted extended visitation rights.

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Just weeks after Grey's Anatomy returned with new episodes, sources are saying Katherine Heigl is itching to bolt and hang up her scrubs. Again.

This is not the first time this rumor has circulated. Nor will it be the last. Heigl is said to be dreaming of bigger and better things.

Katherine Heigl, Family

"She's working really long hours and is ready to move on," a source close to the actress told MSNBC.

Fifteen months ago, Heigl renegotiated her Grey's Anatomy contract. The net result was that the negotiations went public and she got the raise she wanted from the show, but questions about her status have lingered.

ZZZZ: Being extremely hot and full of one's self is hard work!

Compounding the issue is the fact that Heigl has already had significant big-screen success with her leading roles in Knocked Up and 27 Dresses. She's slated to star with Gerard Butler in The Ugly Truth next.

"She is smart. She saw what can happen with somebody like Jennifer Aniston, who was crazy successful on TV, but can't seem to carry a film, and she tested the waters early," said a movie industry source.

Even so, Katherine Heigl might be locked into Grey's Anatomy a bit longer. "I don't think she'll be able to get out of it," the source said of her contract.

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We love to make fun of the Olsen Twins so much, it's almost second nature. Their fashion sense is among the worst in Hollywood, in our opinion - yet one of our favorite stars, Lauren Conrad, disagrees. At least a little.

At a party on May 5, The Hills star showed her stripes in a Elizabeth and James top - which is none other than Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen's clothing line!

Rihanna in Vogue

Conrad also sported her favorite American Apparel leggings - and her best friend / accessory in the world, Lauren Bosworth (also known as Lo)!

What do you think of Lauren Conrad's striped top? Love it? Shove it?

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That's the question of the day. Or just an excuse for us to post some of the recent Suri Cruise pictures we've come across. Anyway, here they are!

As you can see, Suri seems dependent on her bottle and blanket. She just turned two. Are Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes dropping the parenting ball?

Cute Katie and Suri Picture

An adorable collage of recent Suri Cruise photos. Mom's cute, too.

Tell us, celebrity news readers:

Do you think Suri Cruise is the cutest celebrity baby of them all? Should she be weaned off the bottle and blanket sooner than later? Is Katie still hot?

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In the latest issue of Us Weekly, Jessica Alba says that she and Cash Warren will be welcoming a baby girl into their lives in the near future.

As for her daughter's name, don't ask Jessica for an answer just yet:

Fun Play Time

"I'm waiting. We're not sure what the name is going to be. My name was Faradon Luisa for three days. I don't want to make that mistake with my kid," she said.

Here's a look at Jessica and Cash's nursery:

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Britney Spears is doing better lately, but is she well enough to regain custody of sons Sean Preston and Jayden James - which she's trying to do That's the subject of today's Face-Off. Comments are encouraged as The Hollywood Gossip debates ...


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Over the past few weeks, celebrity gossip followers that have read through the Britney Spears section of our site have learned that the singer:

  • Wears outfits with critters on them
  • Attends her sister's baby shower
  • Is guest starring on an episode of one of TV's highest-rated sitcoms

Do these really sound like the actions of an unfit mother?

Granted, Britney stumbled for a bit there.

Months ago, The Hollywood Gossip's pages were filled with tales of Brit not wearing underwear, getting into traffic accidents, partying every night and dating a member of the paparazzi that may or may not have been a terrorist.

But is Spears not allowed to make mistakes, simply because she's famous?

With Jamie Lynn Spears set to pop any week now, Britney realize she must serve as a role model to her younger sister. And her two sons, we suppose. With that - and her recent tame actions - in mind, anyone with a heart can only arrive at one conclusion:

Free Britney... from the shackles of restricted motherhood!

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Ghost Whisperer star Jennifer Love Hewitt and Grey's Anatomy star Patrick Dempsey were recently voted the sexiest stars on TV by TV Guide.

Hard to argue with that logic. The respective hotties will appear on two alternative covers of the TV magazine's "Sexiest Stars" issue.

Jennifer Love Hewitt Pregnant?

In honor of the (well-deserved, sexy) honors earned by Jennifer Love Hewitt and Patrick Dempsey, here is a very sexy photo of each. Enjoy ...

J. Love and Patrick Dempsey: The sexiest stars on TV.

All we have to say about these pics is that McDreamy is living up to his McNickname, and man, all those ghosts Jennifer Love Hewitt whispers to on the CBS TV show she apparently stars on are pretty damn lucky.

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He recently came back to The Hills... but is he back in his former flame's love life? That's the question of the hour re: Stephen Colletti.

The woman in question, of course, is Lauren Conrad.

Young and Stylish

Together, she and Stephen were spotted sharing a friendly outing with her former boyfriend at The Grove in Los Angeles. The Hills star and Colletti went to the movies to see the current box-office champ, Iron Man.

Lauren Conrad and Stephen Colletti: spotted on a movie date in May 2008. Are they still just friends, like they said on The Hills? Or rekindling the old romantic magic?

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O. M. G. Does it get hotter than these two?

Sorry, Jessica Simpson and Tony Romo. Take a hike, Beyonce and Jay-Z. Step off, Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon. Rihanna and Chris Brown are the hottest.

Rihanna Lookin' Good

They may be content to play it cool about their (obvious, sexy) relationship, but Rihanna and Chris Brown let their body language do the talking ... at a KFC.

Chris Brown and Rihanna are so in love, even if they keep it on the DL.

In Florida on her tour with Kanye West, Rihanna recently told Elle of Brown: "We've always been friends, but we're very close now." Oh, baby.

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