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Teaming up with Hilton Hater to bring you the latest celebrity news, Hollywood rumors and gossip since 6/6/06.

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While the anti-Semitic photo scandal has tarnished Kat Von D in the eyes of some fans, the TLC tattoo artist and resident controversy magnet remains popular.

The body-covered-in-tattoos thing doesn't really do it for us, but a lot of guys dig it, making the LA Ink star (full name Katherine Von Drachenberg) a frequent object of male affection. Must be the bad-ass, biker-chick image and attitude.

That or the image of Kat Von D naked or topless, which the now 26-year-old doesn't exactly shy away from giving her legions of fans a taste of ...

Kat Von D Naked

Kat Von D: Nude except for tattoos, that dude's hands, and pants.

Happy b-day, Kat. Also celebrating a birthday on this 8th of March? Nick Zano. The actor is 30 today. You may never hear of him again, but the guy has been with Kristin Cavallari and Amanda Bynes, so he's already had a decent career.

Little known fact: Nick Zano's real name is Nicholas Crapanzano. Really. We would trade it in for a shorter stage name, too, man. Good move.

Be sure to check out our calendar of celebrity birthdays to see when your favorite star's is coming up - or if any celebrities share your special day!

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Welcome, all you celebrity gossip and Hollywood news readers across the globe, to The Hollywood Gossip Caption Contest, a Friday tradition.

Who who this week's contest, featuring porn star Jenna Jameson and boyfriend, UFC badass and Celebrity Apprentice star Tito Ortiz? Let's find out.

Jenna Jameson Naked

It was a tough call, but we picked Kelly Belly as the winner. Woo! The winning caption appears beneath the photo. Scroll down for the full list of entries!

Thanks for playing and good luck again this week!

Jenna: I'm a virgin, Tito.

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Note to Paris Hilton: Some celebrities actually have jobs! And don't suck!

No longer an intern at Teen Vogue, Lauren Conrad helped organize a casting call for models promoting her new clothing line (called "Lauren Conrad") inside People's Revolution PR on Melrose Ave. in Los Angeles Thursday afternoon.

Former boss and current BFF Whitney Port was there to lend a hand. Here's a behind-the-scenes shot of the two beauties from The Hills ...

The Hills' Lauren Conrad and Whitney Port hard at work at a casting call. Life's not all clubbing and working out for celebrities ... it mostly is, but not quite all.

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She's not going bankrupt, despite what misleading celebrity gossip sources have reported. But Britney Spears is learning money doesn't grow on trees.

Britney has been ordered to pay her father Jamie, her co-conservator, a sum of $2,500 a week as compensation, as well as lease him a car.

L.A. Superior Court Commissioner Reva Goetz also ordered the pop singer to pay Samuel D. Ingham III, her court-appointed attorney, $58,800 in fees.

In addition, Goetz authorized the troubled star's psychiatrist to hire two other doctors and pay them retainers totaling around $9,000.

Jamie Spears' co-conservatorship of Brit's estate, which was set to expire March 10, was recently extended until July 31. Sweeeeet! Cha-ching!

Just kidding. If you think Jamie's in this for the money, think again. He never made a dime off his daughters, and unlike ex-wife Lynne Spears, never exploited his relationship with them, instead working long hours as a caterer to get by.

Jamie Spears and Britney Spears have long had an uneasy relationship, and were estranged for a period of years. But he has stepped up to the plate big time here.

Jamie and his attorney, Andrew Wallet, were put in control of the singer's finances and estate in February after she was hospitalized for the second time in a month with bipolar disorder and deemed incapable of caring for her own affairs.

Or her children, Sean Preston and Jayden James.

Meanwhile, Britney has been hit with even more bills - legal expenses totaling more than $1 million for a five-month period - and Jamie is livid.

According to TMZ, the conservators have filed documents with the court and will appear on Monday, challenging lawyers' fees in the case.

Kevin Federline's lawyer, Mark Vincent Kaplan, asked for around $500,000 for the five-month period from October 2007-February 2008 and has filed the paperwork demanding that Britney pay all of his bills.

The court has already formally ordered Britney Spears to pay K-Fed "reasonable" attorney's fees. That's not even all she's on the hook for, either - her last law firm, Trope and Trope, has billed Spears more than $600,000.

Sources say the conservators feel they're being fleeced and the bills are inflated. In particular, they're upset that multiple lawyers on Britney's side have attended various court hearings - they say unnecessarily.

The conservators will argue that the custody case involving Sean and Jayden is rather simple and that bills of this magnitude are outrageous.

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Below are some enlightening highlights from the world of celebrity quotes, courtesy of People magazine and other Hollywood news sources...

"Every day I have eaten ham and cheese sandwiches, I can't get enough of them. Wish they had these back in the States." - Jessica Alba

Karen Rodriguez, Naima Adedapo and Haley Reinhart

"To me, Botox is no more unusual than toothpaste. It works. You do it once a year. Who cares?" - Simon Cowell

"I hope Santa Claus rapes your f%*king mothers." - American Idol reject Danny Noriega, in a special holiday video tape that surfaced this week

"I actually texted her. It was really sad. She must be going through a hard time." - Audrina Patridge on the death of Heidi Montag's stepbrother

"Models are back to what they were in the '70s: clothes hangers." - New America's Next Top Model judge Paulina Porizkova

"I'm so happy. I can't ask for anything more ... except big boobs." - Nicole Kidman on pregnancy

"I love everything she does. If she does a poop and I have to change the diaper, I love that!" - Salma Hayek, on her daughter with Francois Henri-Pinault

"I like Britney. Today, first we were dancing slow, and then faster and faster ... Then we did the fish-move and lots of other fun things." - an impressionable 5-year-old after taking a dance class with Britney Spears

"It's just rumors, man." - Adnan Ghalib on reports that he has been cheating on Britney Spears and sending sordid text messages to other girls

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It's getting increasingly hard to separate fact and celeb gossip, but reports say the love life of Britney Spears took an unexpected, reality-TV turn in the past week.

Britney Spears and her somewhat shady paparazzi beau were the subject of breakup rumors after he supposedly sent sexy text messages to some other girl.

Spears and Trawick

Whether this actually happened - or whether a breakup actually took place as a result (Adnan has been seen entering her house since) is not confirmed.

The L.A. waitress who supposedly broke up - or almost broke up, who knows - the unrequited love of Britney Spears and Adnan Ghalib had a serious beau of her own before hooking up with Ghalib, a celebrity news photographer.

Amanda Pagel, who was photographed last weekend with Adnan Ghalib at her home, had been dating Perry Ullmann from Bravo's Make Me a Supermodel.

It's been a rough ride so far for Britney Spears and Adnan Ghalib.

The tryst between Ghalib and Pagel supposedly took place in the past week or two. According to reports, Pagel called Ullmann to break the news about Adnan.

"There is a huge story that has blown up about me and it's not true," she tells him. "I can't talk right now ... this is over."

Amanda Pagel then hung up.

"What the [bleep] was that?" asked Ullmann.

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Heroes star Hayden Panettiere was spotted at LAX airport the other day, and looking as cute as ever. But what we're most interested in are the rumors we've been hearing - that she might be moving in with Milo Ventimiglia.

Somehow we doubt it, since Hayden is, you know, 18. Milo? A little older. We are all good with their relationship, but moving in is a little fast, you'd think, since she was still dating Stephen Colletti last summer. But who knows.

Brunette Hayden

Just the same, the 18-year-old hottie was seen house hunting in L.A. recently with her mother. Hayden Panettiere and her mom-ager, Leslie, peeped some condos, mostly in and around Beverly Hills. We've heard that's a pretty nice area.

Hayden Panettiere lives with her folks now, but wants her own place!

Everyone wants a little independence at that age. We just can't help but wonder if Hayden is still pure as the driven snow... or Julianne Hough.

Anyway. No word on whether she'd be keen on Hayden living with her man, but Leslie Panettiere reportedly approves of Milo Ventimiglia.

Says a source: "Hayden's mom adores Milo. She thinks he's so cute. She tells her friends that he's her boyfriend. She's very proud."

Who wouldn't be? That Milo Ventimiglia is a handsome fella.

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According to a published report in the New York Post, Britney Spears' sons want nothing to do with her during their visitations - and are even freaked.

Moreover, the oldest, two-year-old Sean Preston, is reportedly sleeping in the same bed as Kevin Federline because the little guy has nightmares.

Steamy Scene

When Britney Spears arrives to pick Sean Preston and Jayden James up for their scheduled visits, they cry for their father. So sad. So easy to believe, too.

PageSix.com has more on this including what Britney Spears' father, Jamie Spears, is trying to do to help her and this whole situation:

"Jamie told Kevin that Britney handled the visit well. She actually did cry, but that was only because Sean cried when she took them from Kevin," says the insider. "The boys are confused when it comes to their mom, which is another reason why either Jamie Spears or a psychologist is required during the visits. Jamie plays with them and keeps them busy. They enjoy their grandfather, so it makes the time easier."

Part of the problem? Britney Spears treats them like dolls, not children.

"Britney Spears dresses them for show and tell," says the insider. "She likes to show them off, but not give them the nurturing they need. I understand she is working on this part of her motherhood with her psychiatrist."

We suppose this is what happens when one doesn't see one's children for nearly two months after a pair of psychotic meltdowns. Or when one neglects / exploits them to a dangerous environment pretty much 24-7 prior to that.

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Few things make us happier than reporting about pregnant celebrities.

Today's best: Lisa Marie Presley, daughter of Elvis, is pregnant with her third child and due in the fall, her representative has confirmed.

"The couple are incredibly overjoyed," the rep said.

This is the first child for Lisa Marie Presley, 40, and her fourth husband, guitarist and music producer Michael Lockwood, 46, who married in 2006.

The pregnant Lisa Marie Presley already has two teenage children, daughter Riley, 18, and son Benjamin, 15, with her first ex-husband, Danny Keough.

She was later married to Michael Jackson (yes, really) and Nicolas Cage.

Keough served as best man at Presley and Michael Lockwood's wedding, which was held in Japan. Lisa Marie's mom, current Dancing with the Stars contestant Priscilla Presley, and Lisa Marie's two kids were in attendance.