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Washington Redskins safety Sean Taylor was shot by an intruder in his home in Miami and has been airlifted to a local hospital where he is in critical condition.

"It could have been a possible burglary, it could have been a possible robbery," Lt. Nancy Perez said. "It has not been confirmed as yet."

Authorities were called to Sean Taylor's home at 1:45 a.m. today. The Miami Herald says that paramedics found Taylor with a gunshot wound to the groin.

Sean Taylor is in critical condition after being shot early today.

A week before Taylor was shot, a burglar broke into his home, rifled through his things, and left a knife on a bed inside the home, police records show.

Eight days later, this morning, noises in the dark spooked Sean Taylor and his girlfriend. It turned out to be their worst nightmare.

At least one armed intruder had broken into the $900,000 Palmetto Bay house and were at his bedroom door. Sean Taylor rose from bed, grabbed a machete, and went to investigate, according to a police source.

Just outside the room, he was then shot in the groin and critically wounded. He collapsed into the room, where he breathed heavily, blood gushing from his body, according to Taylor's lawyer and family friend, Richard Sharpstein.

Someone fired two shots at Sean Taylor, the other bullet missing him. Taylor's girlfriend immediately went to help him. The shooter fled immediately
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"Nothing was stolen. They shot at him and fled," said Sharpstein, who was visiting at the hospital. "He is clearly the victim of assault in his own home."

Sean Taylor emerged from surgery at 12:30 p.m. but is unconscious, with his brain at risk of damage from major amounts of blood loss
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Taylor is no stranger to guns. Back in 2005, he was accused of brandishing a gun and hitting a man during a fight. Felony charges against him were dropped, and he plead no contest to two misdemeanors. He was given probation.

Much as we make light of the troubles of some athletes, such as Michael Vick, here's hoping Taylor pulls through this and his attackers are tracked down.

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Attorneys for both Britney Spears and Kevin Federline were back in court on Monday morning, as the couple's high-profile custody battle rages on.

Among the items expected to be discussed include the custody arrangement for the upcoming holidays, verification that both parents have completed court-ordered parenting courses - and the results of Brit's drug tests.

However, the most significant development of the day may come when Britney Spears' court-appointed monitor, Dr. Jane Schatz (seen ducking for cover in a classic celebrity photo) submits her report on Britney Spears' parenting.

While Dr. Jane Schatz has already provided attorneys a copy of her report, this will be the first time it is presented to the court commissioner.

Britney Spears: Lights on. No one home.

Other matters expected to be addressed include Britney's driving, including the use of the video of her running the red light, as well as the presence of Shane Partridge, the celebrity news reporter who captured the incident.

While the custody battle is set to begin in downtown L.A., there has already been a separate hearing in Van Nuys, Calif., regarding Spears' noted knack for driving with no license, stemming from her August hit and run case.

A judge has agreed to postpone the proceedings on that case until January 2 so the attorneys can further negotiate. Spears' lawyer, J. Michael Flanagan, said he feels the system is treating Britney too harshly by seeking 24 months' probation.

"No misdemeanor violation is satisfying to me," Flanagan said, adding that in 38 years he's never seen a court seek to punish someone so harshly for this.

Deputy Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Amerian reportedly offered Britney Spears a plea deal of 12 months, but Flanagan wants no probation at all.

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Las Vegas police have confirmed that Kevin Dubrow, the lead singer of '80s heavy metal band Quiet Riot, was found dead in his Las Vegas home. He was 52.

One of Kevin Dubrow's neighbors found the singer Sunday afternoon.

The Clark County, Nev., coroner has confirmed that his office is currently examining Dubrow's body to try to determine the cause of death.

Fellow band member Frankie Banali posted this message on his website: "I can't even find words to say. Please respect my privacy as I mourn the passing and honor the memory of my dearest friend, Kevin Dubrow."

Kevin Dubrow passed away at his Las Vegas home Sunday.

Kevin Dubrow and Quiet Riot were the first metal band to top the Billboard charts and are likely best known for their cover of "Cum on Feel the Noize."

Meanwhile, the body of Hawthorne Heights guitarist Casey Calvert was found dead on the group's tour bus Saturday, hours before a scheduled concert in Washington, D.C. The cause of death has yet to be determined.

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Singer Michael Buble is accused of cheating on his girlfriend, Emily Blunt, by the alleged other woman herself! That skank's name? Tiffany Bromley.

To prove her allegations, Tiffany Bromley snapped some camera phone pics of Michael Buble, one of which you can see below. Talk about revealing!  

Michael Buble Naked

Michael Buble naked: The camera phone pics do not lie.

Michael Buble has been branded a "love rat" by a blonde who claims to have been enjoying secret sex sessions with him for years - and behind Emily Blunt's back.

Tiffany Bromley, 28, says she has been bedding the award-winning singer on and off for the past decade - and even enjoyed a sex romp in the very flat he shares with the hot British star of The Devil Wears Prada and other films.

Bromley recently told the Globe: "Michael is a cheater and a rat. We've made mad, passionate love a couple of times since he and Emily have been together. The last time was August 17 in the apartment they share in Vancouver."

The blonde rates Michael Buble, the Canadian crooner, "an 11 out of 10" in bed - and says he once suggested a threesome. "I told him, 'No way!' He said, 'Don't knock it till [sic] you've tried it. You don't know what you're missing.'"

 Tiffany Bromley claims that she hasn't seen Michael Buble since she took these camera phone pics of him - then took off with one of his shirts. What a sucker!

Of course, there's no proof that these supposedly scandalous pictures of Michael Buble were taken while he and Emily Blunt were together. But who cares, right, Tiffany? If it's in the name of a good scandal, fools will speculate away.

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As we reported last week, Mary Delgado beat the crap out of Byron Velvick. This season's finale of The Bachelor made fans want to do the same to its current star, Brad Womack, as well as ABC for blatantly misleading them.

ABC's promotional push for last Monday's season finale of The Bachelor has some viewers feeling they were duped hard, the N.Y. Daily News reports.

ABC promoted The Bachelor all week using a clip in which Brad Womack said he found the one. The clip was accompanied by the sound of a woman crying.

Based on the promo, die-hard viewers of the long-running series expected Brad found true love, or at least the reality TV show equivalent of it.

What they got was anything but.

After a week-long blitz of promos promising the "most shocking" rose ceremony in history, and a season of interviews in which Brad Womack himself proclaimed to be "very happy" with the outcome, and even clips of Womack picking out a freaking engagement ring, the 11th bachelor and ABC pulled a fast one.

He chose neither DeAnna Pappas or Jenni Croft.

Brad Womack Contemplates

Viewers felt like they were left at the altar by Brad Womack.

"I have been watching The Bachelor series from the very beginning ... but this is IT FOR ME!" wrote a frustrated fan on the show's message board.

"I cannot believe that ABC would air a program that ended this way when it was clearly nothing but lies and manipulation on Brad's part."

Hell hath no fury like a viewer scorned.

"I guess we got wrapped up in the fairy tale of it. Many of us used The Bachelor to believe," wrote another fan. "Unfortunately ... now none of us will believe again. Thanks, ABC, for breaking our hearts! Too bad Brad was the bachelor to do it."

Womack's blunder means, no insane, desperate woman on The Bachelor has ever married her man. Shocking. An ABC spokeswoman had no comment.

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The Hollywood Gossip has obtained the mug shot of Mary Delgado, the winner of some older season of The Bachelor winner that starred Byron Velvick.

Mary Delgado beat up Byron Velvick on November 21 of this year.

The 40-year-old Delgado is 5'05," weighs 110 pounds and currently resides in Tampa, Florida, according to police documents obtained after her arrest.

Mary Delgado Picture

The Mary Delgado mug shot: So seductive.

According to Pinellas County records, Delgado - a former Tampa Bay Bucs (NFL) cheerleader (Jenni Croft would be proud) who got "the final rose" from Velvick in 2004 - was taken into custody on misdemeanor battery charges.

The affidavit said she was also under the influence of alcohol at the time. Unlike what Brad Womack pulled on this year's finale, that's not a shock!

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If there's one thing we've learned in a year and a half in the celebrity news business, it is that Britney Spears and no pants go hand in hand.

If there's a second thing we have learned, it is that trying to make jokes about race can get you in a lot of trouble - right, Michael Richards?

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Last night, outside of Hollywood hot spot Koi, alleged comedian Chelsea Handler tried to do the same thing and, like Kramer, failed miserably.

Handler was approached by two cameramen - one of whom was Chinese, and the other (from TMZ) was African-American. Chelsea quipped that it was "crazy that you guys all travel together, Asians and Blacks. That's amazing."

It sure is. It's also amazing that someone would say that.

Then, after a failed joke about Dog Chapman (Dog the Bounty Hunter), somehow a question about Britney Spears turned into Chelsea Handler commenting that the Chinese photographer in front of her was from "Vietcong-nam."

When it was pointed out that he was, in fact, Chinese, not Vietnamese, Chelsea Handler said, "Whatever." Yeah. That sort of "humor" never leads to trouble.

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These latest pieces of celebrity gossip from the UK's News of the World are just too ridiculous for words, so much so that we couldn't bring ourselves to put it in our headline, lest you actually confuse it for real celebrity news.

The venerable publication is claiming, with no apparent sign of a practical joke - that Britney Spears is - just wait for it and let it sink in - adopting Chinese twins.

Britney Spears' Butt

The twins are said to be six years old and Spears is hoping they will feel the void left by losing her l'il mistakes, Sean Preston and Jayden James, to K-Fed.

Oh, and that's not it. The News reports that Britney Spears is afraid she's going to die soon, so she's spending $50,000 to plan her funeral ... right now.

Britney Spears: Extremely sane and hot; Possibly dying soon.

"It doesn't seem that Britney has thought this through completely. Adoption and a funeral? The two don't exactly go hand-in-hand. Paying for a funeral is, of course, a sensible thing to do â€" but not when you're only 25," said a source.

Good point, source. Not to mention the fact that $50,000 is a paltry sum to spend on your own funeral... if you make $730,000 a month, anyway. Cheapskate.

Can you imagine if Britney really adopted Chinese twins? Ding dang, here come mah new Chi-niece babies y'all. Yee-haw! God help us. China? Rolling in grave.

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The Hills' resident villain, Spencer Pratt, casts an evil glare at Harrison Ford as both whipped up Thanksgiving dinner as part of The Los Angeles Mission.

Just kidding. Even our man Spencer was too focused on an important cause to be scheming... at least at this moment. The L.A. Mission a non-profit organization serving the homeless people of the City of Angels. It's nice to see stars donating time and money to make the lives of the less fortunate a little brighter.

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Spencer Pratt, Harrison Ford and others serve up Thanksgiving dinner.

Other good news to come out of this? Spencer Pratt can write on his website that he was mentioned in the same breath as Harrison Ford! Now that's a first.

The legendary actor, 65, is set to reprise his role as the title character in Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, which comes out in May 2008.

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The star of The Hills and budding fashion designer, Lauren Conrad, has put on her guest designer hat again and released a new line of bags! OMG!

LC has released a new Linea Pelle Collection, and her designs are currently available online for order exclusively through LPcollection.com.

Lauren Conrad and New Boyfriend?

All handbags available in these colors: Dark Olive Green, Black, Espresso Brown. All items are for pre-order and will ship in December 2007.

Lauren Conrad designs: Just in time for the holidays!

"I love the bag because it holds so much and the leather is super soft," Lauren Conrad said. "It's available in 3 colors. There's also a clutch and a coin purse."

A brief rundown of what you can order:

  1. Lauren Conrad Coin Purse ($45.00)
  2. Lauren Conrad Tote ($350.00)
  3. Lauren Conrad Clutch ($145.00)
  4. Date with Lauren Conrad (priceless)

Sorry, we made up the last one. Guys can dream, right?

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