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After an incident in which he allegedly pulled down a 17-year-old girl's top outside a Buffalo Wild Wings establishment last month, alleged comedian Andy Dick has had a charge of sexual battery dropped by prosecutors.

A rep for the DA handling the case released a statement saying:

"We found that the actions [of Andy Dick] were more in line with an assault than a sexual battery. It didn't appear to be an overt sexual act."

Well, that's ... good? We think?

Andy Dick Mug Shot

Andy Dick still faces misdemeanor counts from his drunken tirade in Murrieta, Calif. He will be arraigned next week for battery, unlawful possession of a controlled substance, public intoxication and possession of marijuana.

His booking photo above defies comprehension. Follow the jump for more classic celebrity mug shots - some of which aren't even DMX!

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The Hollywood Gossip staff is proud to bring you Tale of the Tape, in which we break down prospective matchups within the celebrity gossip world. The following battle is one involving two upcoming - and sexy - reality TV stars.

Jason Mesnick won the hearts of millions on The Bachelorette, only to be nixed by DeAnna Pappas. But he'll be back as The Bachelor in January! Meanwhile, former amateur porn director Ray J apparently landed a dating show, too.

Pitted against each other, which of these single studs will emerge victorious in a grueling, 10-round battle? Let's find out. Ding, ding!

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Which of these hunks will fare better on his own show?

1. FINISHED BEHIND ...

Jason Mesnick: Jesse Csincsak
Ray J: Kim Kardashian
Edge: Ray

2. CONDOM ENDORSEMENT DEALS

Jason Mesnick: 0
Ray J: 1
Edge: Ray

3. MEMORABLE QUOTES

Jason Mesnick: "All I am missing, really, is someone to share my life with."
Ray J: "Tomorrow we're gonna get up and f*%k again."
Edge: Even

4. DAY JOB

Jason Mesnick: Successful financial exec / estate planer
Ray J: Occasional rapper / actor / producer
Edge: Jason

5. BEST-KNOWN FAMILY MEMBER

Jason Mesnick: Son Ty, 3
Ray J: Sister Brandy, 29
Edge: Jason

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Some celebrity birthdays are more fun to talk about than others.

When Blake Lively turns 21, we get to post a ton of photos of the Gossip Girl actress. Not a bad gig if you can get it. Click to enlarge ...

Gossip Girl is a cool show. Overhyped, but worth checking out. It's like The OC ... pre-shark jumping. Speaking of The OC, also celebrating a birthday today? Rachel Bilson! Follow the jump for some nice photos of that beautiful star ...

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Among Shar Jackson's guest list for her 32nd birthday party (her b-day is actually September 4): fertility family, friends and K-Fed.

The father of four – including two children with Jackson – was at Las Vegas's Blush Nightclub on Friday helping his ex celebrate.

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"We were friends before we were a couple and we're always going to be," Jackson said. "We have two amazing kids together. Kevin is my boy."

She's not kidding. Their reunion came only a few hours after the two hung out together in a VIP cabana at Tao Beach with friends and family.

Shar Jackson, who K-Fed dumped for Britney Spears while pregnant, insists there is no \rekindling the flame. "We have passed that stage."

Jackson's party was the first stop for Kevin Federline in night that saw him dropping by newly opened Lavo, Tao and Prive Las Vegas.

After seeing each other for the third time in 12 hours, Federline took a break from partying at a table in the club's kitchen, then headed to the deejay booth to publicly wish Jackson a happy birthday into a microphone.

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The quality of this video is terrible, but it does give us our first look at Britney Spears‘ cameo video on Madonna’s “Sticky & Sweet” tour.

It’s from the possible Alex Rodriguez soulmate's first concert at the Millennium Stadium in the Welsh city of Cardiff on Saturday night.

Waxy Britney

As reported earlier, Britney Spears is stuck in an elevator and whispers the profound words “express yourself, don’t repress yourself.”

Spears, who appears demonic and possessed (which is likely the point), ends the video with her now infamous line, “It’s Britney, b!tch.”

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zZ2RAH6oTFM[/youtube]

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Or depending on how you look at it, vice versa.

One would think, since the celebrity gossip magazines have been dropping massive amounts of cash for pictures of infants that all look identical, that Ricky Martin could expect a nice payday after welcoming his new twin sons.

Not the case.

According to the New York Daily News, the magazines all want the back story on the twins - namely why Ricky Martin used a surrogate mother - and the Latin heart throb is apparently unwilling to open up about that or other details.

It's not too surprising, as Martin has always been notoriously private when it comes to his personal line. We don't expect to see a photo shoot of Parker Foster Aiken, Jaymes Foster and Clay Aiken in OK! next month either.

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Jason Mesnick, the new star of ABC's The Bachelor, admits he hasn't been on a date since DeAnna Pappas rejected his proposal on The Bachelorette.

"I haven't dated at all since DeAnna," the single father tells Us Weekly. "I wanted to give myself time to heal so that when I got out there again I'd be ready to give whoever I am with the respect and attention she deserves."

But Mesnick, the 32-year-old single dad from Seattle, is looking forward to the opportunity to find love on the 13th season of The Bachelor:

"I am ready. I am open to giving these girls everything I can to find the one that is right for me. All I am missing, really, is someone to share my life with. There's no guarantee but 25 girls? It's a real opportunity to find just one."

Jason Mesnick says he was approached to do The Bachelor at the "After the Final Rose Special" by the long-running reality show's producers.

"All I could think was, 'Oh man, I am so excited' - mostly because really I am just the most regular guy you could ever come across and for this to be happening to me is unbelievable," he said. "It just leaves me completely speechless."

Even his former rivals are psyched. Jason Mesnick says all of the guys from The Bachelorette contacted him with congrats when his new gig was announced.

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The always-reliable InTouch Weekly has gotten its hands on some interesting gossip (at least if accurate) — how much each star of The Hills get paid!

Who knows if this is accurate, but if it is, man, Speidi is getting rich off this. Multiply the top three figures on this list by 18 episodes and you've got seven-figure salaries. And that's not even counting their absurd staged photos!

  • Lauren Conrad: $75,000 / episode
  • Heidi Montag: $65,000 / episode
  • Spencer Pratt: $65,000 / episode
  • Audrina Patridge: $35,000 / episode
  • Whitney Port: $20,000 / episode
  • Brody Jenner: $10,000 / episode
  • Lauren “Lo” Bosworth: $10,000 / episode
  • Stephanie Pratt: $8,000 / episode

LUCRATIVE HATING: There's no love lost between Spencer and Heidi and LC, but all three have reason to smile. Their ongoing feud is making all involved wealthy!

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There's been a lot of sudden online interest in Jill Biden - the wife of U.S. Senator and newly-named Democratic Vice Presidential nominee Joe Biden - in the 24 hours since he was named to the ticket led by Sen. Barack Obama.

Anne Romney can expect the same about this time next week.

Just our opinion. Now, here's a little background on Jill Biden ...

Born in 1951, she's a lot smarter than we are - she has four different college degrees in education. Not surprisingly, she's a college English professor!

Jill Biden is the president of the Biden Breast Health Initiative, a non-profit that provides educational breast health awareness programs in Delaware.

She and Joe married in 1977 and have a daughter, Ashley. He has two sons from his first marriage, which ended with the tragic death of his first wife.

She already has one big fan. When Barack Obama told wife Michelle Obama he'd decided on a vice presidential candidate, she gave him snaps – literally.

"I said, 'That's the right choice.' I was like, 'Good!'" she told People as she snapped her fingers in approval after her husband's announcement.

That morning Michelle Obama, 44, showed the same enthusiasm as she called Jill Biden to welcome her to the campaign trail.

"I see a historic moment," Jill said. "I have goosebumps when I think of what these two can do for the country."

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No, not the kind of "heat" O.J. Simpson and his cronies bring.

We're talking high heat, as in baseball. Throwing out ceremonial first pitches at Los Angeles Dodgers games, to be precise!

Victoria Beckham Out in London

Here's Snoop Dogg readying to distribute some chin music ...

Batters, please. Don't front on deez. Crowd the plate and the D-O-double-G will retaliate. Fo' shizzle, nizzle, ma curveball be sizzlin' up in this hizzle!!!

Snoop isn't the only celebrity to become an honorary Dodger of late. Follow the jump for some other (better looking) recent ones ...

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