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In a manner of speaking, of course.

Katie Rees, the dethroned and humiliated Miss Nevada, believes she got the shaft (har har) in being stripped of her state beauty queen title.

According to the troubled wild child herself, she was so blasted the night those Katie Rees pictures that got her booted as Miss Nevada were taken, she doesn't even remember it.


"When I saw them, I was shocked," a tearful Rees told Inside Edition. "We were just out being goofy girls and celebrating. We had a few drinks. That night, I don't think I thought about much of anything, to be honest with you."

Rees claims that, unlike Miss USA Tara Conner, who was given a second chance by Donald Trump despite her wild ways, she was unfairly treated.

"These are things that I didn't do during my reign as Miss Nevada. These are things that were done three years prior to knowing that I would be a public figure," said Rees, who actually cleans up nice. "I don't see why these pictures change the person I was when I won it."

Never mind the fact that we've since shown you a new Katie Rees photo showing similarly raunchy behavior from a different bar on a different night. Details.

In any case, while we can't say Rees got a raw deal in losing her title, we don't fault her one bit for trying to run with it and make some money. Hey, someone's gotta serve as Vegas' resident female orgasm host. Right?

Right. Anyway, here's a bonus pic of Katie Rees and her drunk, oversexed friends of hers from the crazy night that ultimately cost her the crown. Now that's girl on girl action.

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Alec Baldwin just can't find the right woman.

Some might say that's because he's a boorish, Saddam Hussein-like tyrant. Others might counter that it's not his fault his ex-wife, Kim Basinger, went insane.

A Trim Alec Baldwin

Regardless, Baldwin might be turning to the Internets for help getting back onto the dating scene. In an interview in the February issue of Glamour, Baldwin says he's thought about online dating, and imagines the kind of responses he might get.

"I could post my picture and say, 'People tell me I look like Alec Baldwin.' They'll go, 'Oh, I hate him' or 'Who the hell is he?'"

Since his split from Basinger, his wife of eight years, in 2002, Baldwin, has been linked to various women, including Sex and the City star Kristin Davis and lawyer Nicole Seidel.

But he says despite the swinging image that goes along with it, the life of a bachelor isn't easy (Lorenzo Borghese can certainly attest to that).

"You meet people who are great, but they're not who you want to turn the lights out with," said the Golden Globe nominated 30 Rock star.

In fact, the actor says he wants to feel the kind of love he once shared with Basinger, with whom he's now embroiled in an ugly custody battle over their 11-year-old daughter, Ireland.

"I would love to marry (again). I want to be in love again," Baldwin said. "I was in love when I was married, I'm not ashamed to say. I used to wake up in the morning and just look at (Kim) and say, 'What do you want for breakfast, baby? Special K with blueberries? Let me go get some.' "

If he does find the right woman, does the most famous of all those crazy Baldwin brothers want to have more children?

"Yes. The only time I'm truly happy is with my daughter. I can't think that this is my only shot at fatherhood," he said.

Alec, we have some good news for you: Courtney Love is not only single, but already doing the Internet dating thing. She's definitely your type.



We've talked in the past about how actress Famke Janssen is an angel when it comes to PETA and its campaigns for animal rights. While The Hollywood Gossip lauds any celebrity willing to stand up for their beliefs, we just can't stomach the notion that there aren't more important causes out there.

You know what we can stomach, however? Lots and lots of pork and other meat products. Not only do animals taste superb, they aid in the human population's survival. That is a beautiful thing. Just ask our girl Famke, spotted here making sure nothing's stuck in her teeth after devouring a heaping portion...

Wow. And we thought Lindsay Lohan had a one-track mind when it came to drug and alcohol abuse. Look at this display. All Famke can think about is crisp, juicy, sizzling strips of bacon. We're getting hungry just looking at this.

While Famke is sure to draw the ire of animal pals such as Pamela Anderson for putting that stuff inside her, Janssen can take comfort in the fact that she's never had Kid Rock inside her. And she can always count on Nicole Richie for support. For such an anorexic waste, that chick can take a burger like nobody's business.



V for Victory? V for Vendetta? Or V for Very Drunk?

What is Lindsay Lohan signing in this pic? We're not sure. Regardless, the celebrity sleuths at TMZ obtained this stark image of Lohan - taken the very day she checked into rehab.

Sort of Hot Mess

The picture was taken on Wednesday morning at Envie Beverly Hills, a swanky new boutique. Lohan was being fitted in Retribution clothing, which she's wearing below:

Sources say Lindsay, who's been linked recently to Joe Francis, and who has been battling liver problems, actually went to the rehab facility the night before, but it's unclear if she checked in at that time.

What is clear is that the party-hopping hopped-up harlot known simply as Firecrotch was on a shopping spree the next day, before going back to the detox facility.

What's also clear is that her mom, Dina Lohan, is a loon, and in this pic, Lindsay looks like she's hopped up on a cocktail full of sedatives and barbituates.

Lindsay Lohan was trying on the clothing for a scheduled event that evening. She was supposed to co-host a party celebrating the Retribution launch at Kitson Men, but we're told she never made it to the party. Stunning.



Britney Spears checked up on - who else - herself, peeping a copy of Us Weekly at a Santa Monica convenience store Thursday. Sadly, there were no print copies of The Hollywood Gossip at that store. Next time, Brit!

The mother of Sean Preston and Jayden James was spotted after dropping off some laundry nearby. Sources say she even did some work on her new album, too.

Britney: 2-on-1

We don't want to jump the gun here, but it sounds like a fairly normal, uneventful day in Britney land! Which can only be a positive change of pace, after all those Vegas jaunts and wild nights. Let Paris Hilton do her thing, girl. Just be yourself.

Needless to say, the Britster read all about herself and new beau Isaac Cohen. The edition of the magazine was probably printed too early to contain any jokes about the trip to the laundromat she was in the midst of, however.

Wait, before you go, we have one! "Well, we know this won't take long... good thing you decided no pants was the way to go last year, right Britney?" [wait for laughter] Is this thing on? Hello? Testing...




We knew you were a smooth operator, Diddy, but we have to say, you've outdone yourself in this picture, taken at Monday night's Golden Globe Awards.

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Then again, it's easy to see how a man in his position could be caught in the act of staring at Jessica Biel. Probably the only one who could resist would be Derek Jeter - and only because he is actually hitting that piece, not just thinking about what it would be like.

We repeat, Derek Jeter and Jessica Biel are dating. There is no doubt about this whatsoever. They are officially an item - which is awesome!

As for Diddy, presumably he's going to have to answer to Kim Porter over this. Which could get ugly, seeing that she was probably at home with the twins while this ogling was going on. Memo to Puffy: It's easier to download the sink pic on your own time.

We thank him for the comic relief, though - this is officially the celebrity ogling picture to beat in 2007. The defending champion: this dude, who couldn't contain himself upon seeing Sienna Miller strut past.

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Actress Keri Russell, who some members of The Hollywood Gossip staff used to have a crush on before she fell off the face of the earth about five years ago now, is pregnant!

The actress and her fiancé, contractor Shane Deary, will welcome their first child this summer, according to Russell's representative, Jill Fritzo, who must have a lot of free time at the office these days.

Keri Russell Pic

Russell and Deary have been dating for several years and were engaged to be married last year.

Like Brangelina, no wedding date has been set.

Speaking of pregnant, former WB stars who just got married, Amanda Peet must be ready to pop pretty soon.

Russell played the title role of Felicity Porter in the hit WB series (if that's not a little oxymoronic, we don't know what is) from 1998-2002. In 2006, she appeared opposite Tom Cruise in Mission: Impossible 3.

Her newest movie, the indie romantic comedy Waitress, was directed by the late Adrienne Shelly, and screens next week at the Sundance Film Festival.

Congratulations to Keri and Shane, and we look forward to their offspring being among the beautiful celebrity babies to be born in 2007.



Just two weeks after Dita Von Teese filed for divorce from Marilyn Manson, the goth "rocker" and certified freak is trying to make luscious Dita's financial life a living hell.

According to court documents obtained by our friends at TMZ, the man who looks like he belongs in a J.K. Rowling novel asked the courts to block any future claim by Von Teese for spousal support.

Swine Flu Victim

In their impending divorce case, which makes the split between Britney Spears and Kevin Federline appear civil and downright normal, Marilyn also wants Dita to pay for her own lawyers.

The former lovers aren't seeing eye-to-eye on the date of their breakup, either. Marilyn Manson claims they split on Halloween, while Von Teese claims they broke up two months later on Christmas Eve.

They are both blaming the split on "irreconcilable differences," though, so at least there's some common ground for them to work with.

Manson and Von Teese celebrated their nuptials with a star-studded wedding ceremony in Ireland in December of 2005. Keanu Reeves, Lisa Maria Presley and Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne were among the guests.

The couple has no children. Since separating from Von Teese, Manson has naturally taken up with barely-legal actress Evan Rachel Wood. Now that's a relationship built to last.

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With controversy swirling around the set of Grey's Anatomy, someone needs to step in and heal the wounds that embattled star Isaiah Washington has inflicted.

John Mayer Balls

Know who's up to the task? John Mayer.

In his official blog, Mayer suggests a great way to unite the cast and right the wrongs Washington caused with his gay slur about co-star T.R. Knight - make Washington's character, Dr. Preston Burke, a homosexual.

"What better way for an actor to get to the roots of his discrimination," Mayer writes, "than by portraying the very subject of his own ire for the remainder of his contract?"

It'd be an interesting concept, and Jessica Simpson's annoying boyfriend didn't stop there.

He even outlined two scenes; one painting Washington/Burke as the webmaster of the fan site for the glam rock band Scissor Sisters - who also bakes tea cookies. The other suggests that a caged tiger be on set at all times to keep Washington in line.

THG NOTE: How about a script in which John Mayer, Crazy Joe Simpson and a pack of caged, rabid wolves all fight to the death?

Okay, sorry. We admit it - Mayer's ideas are kinda funny. If the whole music thing doesn't work out, Mayer might have a career in writing for television. Or maybe, given the way his buxom girlfriend's career is headed, he has a future in soft porn.



For a time, she was hooked on crystal meth. Now, she's simply addicted to love - and possibly willing to commit to her man forever.

But Stacy Ferguson, better known as Fergie, is trying to keep her engagement a secret by hiding her ring in her handbag when she's out in public.

Fergie Topless

That's according to recent tabloid reports, which say the Black Eyed Peas singer and current solo artist accepted boyfriend Josh Duhamel's marriage proposal just before Christmas, but doesn't want to make the news public until they have set a wedding date.

Life & Style magazine claims Fergie Ferg was showing off a four-carat diamond engagement ring at a pre-Christmas party at film producer Michael Bay's home on December 15 - but has kept it hidden ever since.

This isn't quite up there with the engagement rumors swirling around Paris Hilton and Stavros Niarchos, but it's still the subject of tabloid fascination.

Duhamel's representatives have denied the engagement news, but a friend of the couple tells Life & Style magazine that she can't wait for her London Bridge to go down... or something:

"They don't want to announce the engagement until they set a wedding date, but Fergie can't wait to marry Josh."

Sources suggest the couple is considering a European wedding next summer. An insider says, "She wants a big, formal wedding."

How appropriate for a woman calling herself The Duchess.

And really, who wouldn't want to marry Josh Duhamel. If you're unfamiliar with this gentleman, he's probably best known for the following things:

  • Starring on NBC's hit series Las Vegas
  • Looking a lot like Jackass star Johnny Knoxville
  • Not bringing much to the table in terms of acting talent
  • Being hot enough to inspire a man-crush from a straight guy
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