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Lauren Conrad dines at Newsroom Cafe in West Hollywood on Saturday with her Teen Vogue co-worker and friend, Whitney Port, and Brent Bolthouse, nightlife promoter / owner of Bolthouse Productions and boss of nemesis Heidi Montag.

This is not the first time Lauren and Brent have been spotted together. A romance rumor involving the two surfaced awhile back, but given Brent Bolthouse's chosen profession, it's obvious how they are acquainted and likely they are friends.

Lauren Conrad and Brent Bolthouse hung out Saturday with Whitney Port.

After a dramatic season finale, producers of The Hills announced that LC's reality show will return with eight bonus episodes this spring. Will Lauren Conrad find romance in Paris? You can be sure the show's braintrust will try to help her!

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He will forever be known as the shaggy dude who got Jamie Lynn Spears pregnant, but former high school classmates and teachers remember 18-year-old Casey Aldridge as a popular joker who could talk his way out of anything.

"Casey is one of those boys who has a lot going for him," reports a former teacher at Amite School Center, where Aldridge lettered in football and baseball, served as class president and graduated in 2007. "He's handsome, smart and very charming."

And at 6'1" and 165 lbs., Aldridge's magnetism caught the eye of the girls. "He is athletic," says the teacher, "and down here in the south, athletes are treated like gods, so naturally he had a group of adoring fans from the start."

In the Amite School's 2007 yearbook, senior Casey Aldridge was named Most Likely to Put a Baby in Britney Spears' Underage Younger Sister. Just kidding.

Among his legions of friends was the now knocked up Jamie Lynn Spears, who started dating Casey Aldridge about two years ago. The two hit it off ASAP.

"Casey really liked being known for dating Jamie Lynn Spears," says a classmate of the pair. "He thought it was really cool that he was dating someone famous, and you could just tell that he loved the attention."

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In the wake of Jamie Lynn Spears' pregnancy announcement, a confused and shaken Britney Spears is making every effort to turn the spotlight back on herself.

The singer filled another weekend with late-night shopping trips, run-ins with celebrity news and wild driving. Oh, and her two young children, too.

The adventure began just after midnight on Saturday morning, when she and one of her friends, her assistant, Carla, left her Beverly Hills home in Britney's Mercedes - its headlights off and trunk open - and made the first of several stops at a Rite-Aid store in Hollywood, where Spears parked in a handicapped spot.

"I have stuff I have to buy for my babies," Spears told photographers.

The troubled mother of two then headed on over to Japanese restaurant Miyagi's on Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood. "Britney Spears came in here around 1:15 a.m. with a friend," the restaurant manager, Gator Lee, told People.

"We had just closed the kitchen, but we opened it back up. She had chicken teriyaki and shrimp tempura. She didn't have any alcohol to drink ... She seemed fine."

Spears ended up taking the food to go and drove to her Malibu home. Spears and Carla were back at the Beverly Hills house by 5 a.m. Yes, she's got two homes.

Britney Spears then had an angry encounter with celebrity news media.

The next night, Spears drove a white Mini Cooper - possibly Carla's - over to Tony Taverna restaurant in Malibu. After dinner, Britney made a sudden stop to take a picture of a graffiti mural in Malibu with her digital camera.

"Move out of the way so I can take a picture. I'm just like you," she yelled at the photographers. But when the cameramen wouldn't move, Spears screamed, cursed and slammed her camera on the hood of a nearby car. Then she drove off.

Minutes later, she returned.

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Troubled singer Amy Winehouse has been banned from no-strings visits to her jailbird husband after he failed a drug test... in jail.

The six-time Grammy Awards nominee can now only see Blake Fielder-Civil from behind a glass screen with no physical contact. Life is tough these days.

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The move by London's Pentonville prison, where Blake Fielder-Civil is now awaiting trial over assault and trial-fixing allegations, comes after he tested positive last week for a Class A drug, thought by many to be heroin.

Visits to remanded prisoners such as Blake normally take place in an open hall with officers patrolling. But an insider said: "As a precaution, the governor has banned Amy from having any more open visits with Blake.

"They now have to meet in a room separated by a bullet-proof glass screen."

It looks as if Amy Winehouse may be smuggling drugs to Blake-Fielder-Civil.

Amy Winehouse, 24, who was arrested and later freed on bail in Fielder-Civil's case, has been known to hide drugs in her bird's-nest / beehive hairdo when on stage. You know where we are going with this, right?

She has not visited Fielder-Civil, 25, since he failed the random drugs test. A pal of Amy's said: "She's paranoid and shaking every time she goes there and has decided to give it a miss for a while." We assume that means cool it.

Blake Fielder-Civil has lost some of his privileges over the failed drug test and has been moved to the jail's sex perverts wing as a punishment. And here we thought that only happened in films like The Shawshank Redemption.

A Prison Service spokeswoman declined to discuss individual prisoners.

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Just when you think she has bottomed out, Britney Spears finds a way to take her love for attention from celebrity photo agencies to an entirely new level!

Spears reportedly spent parts of Saturday night and Sunday morning holed up in a Beverly Hills hotel room - along with a celebrity news photographer who regularly covers the troubled pop star. A paparazzi romance? Goodness, Britney.

According to reports, the pair was in Spears' room at the Peninsula Hotel until the early morning hours of Sunday. The celebrity photographer, whose name is Adnan Ghalib, departed the hotel at 6 a.m. Sources say Spears left around 9 a.m.

But when contacted by Us Weekly, the photographer denied a romance, saying, "We are just friends. She was just upset, pretty much about everything."

According to celebrity photo agency Splash News, the singer's "wild date" began Saturday night with Adnan Ghalib, who works for Finalpixx photo agency, handing Britney Spears his business card at a gas station after he heard she "liked" him.

Soon after getting Adnan Ghalib's card, Britney Spears contacted him and the pair was later spotted holding hands at a local supermarket.

"After discussing the possibility of him coming into her house she said that her house was too dirty and that she would rather go to a hotel," Splash reports.

"So they changed cars and she went back to her house to freshen up while Adnan parked down the road and waited. She then came out in her car and they left."

Britney was reportedly wearing a leopard print dress and ripped fishnet tights as they arrived at The Peninsula Hotel in Beverly Hills, hand in hand. Sexy!

As of Sunday afternoon, a source says Britney Spears back was at her Beverly Hills home with her two children, Sean Preston and Jayden James.

Desperate to bring attention back to herself after Casey Aldridge got Jamie Lynn Spears pregnant? Just lookin' for some lovin' or a friend? Who knows with Brit!

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It's official: Katherine Heigl is a married woman!

The Grey's Anatomy and Knocked Up star, 29, wed musician Josh Kelley, 27, in a black-tie ceremony Sunday at the Stein Eriksen Lodge in Deer Valley, Utah.

Afterward, her Grey's Anatomy co-star T.R. Knight, who was to have served as a "bridesman," told Us Weekly: "It was incredible. It was beautiful."

Despite the pre-wedding jitters Heigl admitted to having, it appears the day went off without a hitch, Katherine's sister Meg said simply: "It was great."

The 30-minute sunset ceremony, which ended shortly after 5 p.m., took place under a giant white tent in front of more than 100 guests, including Grey's  Anatomy co-stars Sandra Oh, Kate Walsh and Knight.

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Katherine Heigl and Josh Kelley are officially married!

A heated wedding tent, dramatically lit by blue-and-purple lighting and decorated in large white drapes, was filled with silver chairs covered with white cushions on a white carpet. The couple wed on an altar flanked by brass candleholders.

The two met in 2005 when Heigl appeared in the music video for Josh Kelley's song "Only You." She gushed: "I met a guy I can't imagine living without!"

Josh Kelley popped the question on June 19, 2006, presenting the blonde beauty with a 3-carat, pear-shaped diamond flanked by pave diamonds - and half of the platinum band made from her mother, Nancy Heigl's, own engagement ring.

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Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine and his girlfriend Rebecca Ginos (a cocktail waitress from the popular L.A. nightclub Teddy's) dropped some major dough while doing some last-minute holiday shopping in Beverly Hills Saturday.

Adam Levine, 28, who has been linked to Jessica Simpson, Natalie Portman and many others, spent the afternoon picking up some designer clothes with Rebecca Ginos, 21, and were seen waiting for the valet to bring his Mercedes out front.

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Rebecca Ginos: New plaything of Maroon 5's Adam Levine.

Earlier this year, the Maroon 5 singer shared on the Howard Stern Show he met Rebecca on her 21st birthday. "We had sex the first night we met," he gladly admitted. "[She's] the hottest girl in the entire f-ing universe."

This puts Rebecca Ginos in some exclusive company. Then again, the man-whore seems serious about her, at least, so maybe this relationship has potential.

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Lauren Conrad and Heidi Montag are battling it out once again ... and this time it's personal. Well, it's always personal. But this time, on the dance floor.

Conrad and her BFFs - Audrina Patridge and former Laguna Beach co-star Lauren "Lo" Bosworth - hit Hollywood hot spot Goa Friday around midnight to film some new scenes for the upcoming season of their MTV "reality" series, The Hills.

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Around 1 a.m., Heidi Montag â€" minus Spencer Pratt â€" showed up with another Pratt - his younger sister Stephanie. Though Conrad ignored them, "Audrina Patridge came over and hugged and chatted with Heidi," a witness reports.

LC and Heidi: At war on the dance floor.

Wearing a short, patterned dress, along with black tights and a black leather jacket - and making a move not at all scripted by the MTV producers - Heidi Montag and new BFF Stephanie Pratt set up shop at a table next to LC and her pals.

"Lauren and Heidi were, literally, almost back to back ... and not speaking," an onlooker told Us Weekly. "Lauren Conrad then danced with a tall blonde guy and all of them were waving their drinks in the air to '80s tunes."

Ten minutes later, Heidi Montag took the dance floor and shook that a$$ to Dr. Dre's "The Next Episode" â€" only to be followed up a short time later by Patridge and Conrad, who showed off their dance moves to Britney Spears' "Piece of Me."

Unfortunately, that's all we've got on this for now. If there was a confrontation, we'll have to wait and see what happened on The Hills... for a change.

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Welcome to the second edition of The Hollywood Gossip Reader Look-Alikes, in which we invite fans who resemble celebrities we know and love to send in photos of yourselves (or other people you know) for inclusion in this new feature.

One of these days, we'll get a submission that doesn't involve Owen Wilson. But not today! In response to our New Zealander's claim that he is that great nation's version of Owen, another reader, Ewan, claims he better resembles the star ...

Hollywood Gossip reader Ewan (left) and actor Owen Wilson!

Hmm. While a picture doesn't tell the whole story, we're guessing Le Call could tell the difference if Ewan got into bed with her instead of Owen. But maybe not.

Want to send us a photo of yourself or someone you know who looks like a celebrity? Use our Contact Us form to be considered for our next reader look-alike.

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Britney Spears makes a late night run to - where else - a Rite Aid store in L.A. on Friday night and picked up, among other household items, a stuffed horse. Spears informed celebrity news photographers that she was shopping for her "babies."

Her "babies," Britney says. This can mean one of only three things:

  1. Sean Preston and Jayden James
  2. J.R. Rotem, Robert Edie and Criss Angel
  3. Jamie Lynn Spears is pregnant is having twins!

What's on Britney Spears' mind? Does anyone know? Does it matter?