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Lauren Conrad, Audrina Patridge and Whitney Port sat down with Extra this week and denied reports that Kristin Cavallari will be joining The Hills.

At least Kristin has Matt Leinart to console her.

Lauren Conrad Out in L.A.

Meanwhile, Lauren Conrad and Whitney Port are on the unemployment line. Well, LC's reality show, fashion line and endorsement deals aside.

A report from Women's Wear Daily claims that Teen Vogue has decided not to renew its partnership with the MTV hit reality show next season.

Lauren Conrad worked as an intern, while Whitney Port was her West Coast fashion editor. Officials for Teen Vogue and MTV have declined comment.

But a source tells WWD that magazine officials didn't exactly approve of the stars' behavior, which included feuding, clubbing and making out.

"The average age of the magazine's readership is 16 â€" do they really want to support the behavior depicted [in The Hills]?" a source asked.

"They also started to see that newsstand sales were flat ... There was no blip on the radar when Lauren Conrad and Whitney Port were involved."

Insiders say Conrad and Port will be still featured in some sort of working capacity, but not at Teen Vogue. Where they'll work is anyone's guess.

In The Hills season finale, Conrad and Port jetted off to Paris to assist a Teen Vogue editor at a ball. Plenty of footage from the trip will be part of eight "bonus" Hills episodes airing at some point this spring.

Here's the girls' interview ...

 [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XZT1Hz0RwHs[/youtube]

UPDATE: "The girls have moved on from Teen Vogue," a spokesperson for the mag said, declining to say whether or not Teen Vogue will be part of the series next time (which almost certainly means it won't be).

Another report says that Lauren Conrad helped increase sales by double digits at Teen Vogue over two years, but MTV is out to mix things up.

Whitney has also reportedly been offered a job at W Magazine. We'll have more information on this for you when it becomes available.

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Scottish singer KT Tunstall is engaged to marry her drummer boyfriend, Luke Bullen, after he proposed on Christmas Day.

"Being an opportunist, I obviously said yes," the "Suddenly I See" singer, 32, said according to the U.K.'s The Sun. "It feels smashing."

KT Tunstall's rep confirmed the engagement Friday.

The two are reportedly set to tie the knot later this year.

Singer KT Tunstall and drummer Luke Bullen are engaged!

The singer's "Black Horse and the Cherry Tree" was nominated for a Grammy in 2007. She won a BRIT award for best British female solo artist in 2006.

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"Lose Control" was so 2006. Here's a clip from this Tuesday's One Tree Hill where Kevin Federline plays some random rocker that the girls are checking out... and apparently considering signing to their record label. Really.

A few observations:

Go Get 'Em Champ
  1. One Tree Hill? Not at all cheesy.
  2. Federline can't really be singing, can he?
  3. As much as we'd like to ridicule K-Fed, at least he's trying to make a living and not completely embarrassing himself like Britney Spears.

That's it. Here's the clip...

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o1F5YnJvkwQ[/youtube]

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Yeah, we know. We already profiled these look-alikes.

But when they're spotted at the same place at the same time - the Diamond Information Center and InStyle lunch at the Beverly Hills Hotel, Thursday in Beverly Hills, Calif. - how can we resist an encore presentation?

Minka Kelly of Friday Night Lights and Leighton Meester of Gossip Girl are talented, cute actresses who star on two of our favorite shows. So maybe we lump them together for that reason. But there's a resemblance for sure...

Minka Kelly (left) and Leighton Meester both shined Thursday.

The best news of all? We believe both ladies are single! Rumors that Leighton and co-star Chace Crawford were dating have fizzled (as he romances Carrie Underwood), while Minka Kelly just broke up with John Mayer! Nice!

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Britney Spears spent a brief Mexican holiday with her paparazzi "friend," but now appears to have returned, as TMZ claims to have seen Brit's boy toy Adnan Ghalib leave her house in Beverly Hills in some gold Mercedes.

Ghalib's own photo agency, Finalpixx, has been documenting the strange pair's Mexican activities - one picture shows Ghalib hand-feeding whipped cream from a Starbucks cup to the pink-wigged Spears - and posting updates.

"Britney Spears and Adnan Ghalib are happily dating," the agency says in a post. The agency notes that Ghalib is married, as we have reported, "but has been separated from his wife for over a year."

Here are some shots of those crazy lovebirds in Mexico ...

For more pics of Britney and Adnan, check out the Finalpixx blog.

The bizarre couple has been together for much of the last week. Here is what Adnan's employer has to say about his relationship with the singer, with whom he recently escaped to Mexico for some rest and relaxation ...

"After being released from the hospital, Britney and Adnan spent the night and the following days together resting, eating, sleeping, shopping and talking about life and the love they have for their families. [Adnan Ghalib] himself has not spoken publicly because it would not be of benefit to her for him to do so. Should he choose to speak about Britney Spears, he only has positive things to say about her and the time that they have spent together."

As for other paparazzi chasing after them, "Despite such heavy scrutiny, the pair are enjoying a healthy, normal relationship," Finalpixx says.

While at the Rosarito Beach Hotel in Mexico, Spears stopped in a gift shop and purchased an imitation Gucci bag and another bag while Adnan Ghalib bought a rosary, spending a total of $60, Frontera reports.

"Britney looked serious and haggard," a sales clerk told the paper in Spanish. "She didn't have makeup on."

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Parents-to-be Jamie Lynn Spears and Casey Aldridge have not split up, as certain celebrity gossip tabloids reported this week.

"It's completely false," a source close to the 16-year-old actress tells Us Weekly. "They're still together and he has not asked for a paternity test."

Jamie Lynn Spears: Yup Magazine Cover

Guess that puts to rest rumors that it was some Nickelodeon executive who got Jamie Lynn Spears pregnant and not her longtime boyfriend. Shocking.

Jamie Lynn Spears and Casey Aldridge are still hittin' it. 

The new cover story of In Touch Weekly claims Spears was "dumped" and that Casey Aldridge is "convinced Jamie Lynn is lying" about the paternity.

Then again, In Touch claimed J.R. Rotem got Britney Spears pregnant, and cited text messages supposedly from the music producer as proof.

On top of her baby bump, Jamie Lynn Spears' hit Nickelodeon show, Zoey 101, recently reeived a ratings bump from all this. So that's good news at least.

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Less than a week ago, she was in a hospital for a mental meltdown.

Now she's in Baja with her married, celebrity photographer boy toy.

Britney Spears, Pink Bikini

So it goes for Britney Spears and Adnan Ghalib.

Britney's bizarre antics of the past two weeks - even more absurd than usual - have people wondering just who the hell this Adnan character is.

Well, the 35-year-old, married celebrity gossip photographer is clearly up to something. Reports say he is trying to sell nude Britney Spears pics, only no one's biting. Why buy the cow when you can get the milk for free.

Then, there was an elaborate ruse that had us thinking Britney and Adnan flew to New York on a private jet, when they instead turned up in Mexico.

Now a supposed former lover of Adnan Ghalib, Nichole Grimes, is warning the troubled Spears that Adnan is a "ladies' man" and isn't to be trusted.

Adnan Ghalib: Britney's Ex-Lover

Adnan Ghalib is a wild man, says Nichole Grimes. Can Britney even keep up?

Nichole Grimes the Britain's Daily Star:

"Britney Spears should watch out - he's wild. To say he was a ladies' man was an understatement. He couldn't get enough. He's mad and sex-mad. When we met I thought he was this lovely Asian boy from a strict family. I was head-over-heels in love. Then I discovered he'd been secretly hitting on my friend behind my back. Some people may wonder what this guy from a strict Muslim family is doing with a party animal like Britney. But I reckon he's wilder than her."

There you have it. Adnan Ghalib: Ladies man. Player. Sex god.

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Move over, Jennifer Aniston.

Looks like the Friends star isn't the only celebrity debunking pregnancy rumors. A rep for Avril Lavigne - pregnant, we thought, as of early this morning - now says that the Canadian rocker is not with child.

Avril Lavigne on Stage

Citing an "insider" earlier, Canadian radio host Zack Taylor wrote, "Avril Lavigne is a month-and-a-half pregnant and that her husband, Deryck Whibley, has been telling all his friends that he's excited to be a father."

But the rocker's label representative says, "It's not true."

That doesn't mean she doesn't want kids. Avril Lavigne has said she wants to have children with Deryck Whibley "somewhere down the road."

Of course, she's like 12 years old. Give or take 11 years.

Lavigne wed Deryck Whibley, the frontman for Sum 41, in July 2006 at a private estate in Montecito, Calif. They seem quite happy together.

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The same day as young Hania Barton reportedly overdosed on drugs, her troubled, skinny older sister Mischa Barton called Ryan Seacrest's KIIS-FM radio show to talk about her DUI arrest last month for the first time.

"I got a DUI when I was back in L.A.," she said of the December 27 incident.

B!tch, we know.

"I was pulled over. Obviously, I am 100 percent responsible for my actions," Mischa added. "And I am really disappointed in myself over this. I am not perfect, and I don't ever intend to do something that stupid again."

Mischa Barton, 21, the former star of The OC acknowledged she doesn't have a valid license: "I usually try not to get behind the wheel."

"It's tough when people talk about you all the time," she told Seacrest. "You just have to roll with it. I feel like I've got my head on my shoulders pretty good."

We'll, that's probably a debate for another time. Whatever. Anyway, follow this link to peep the sexy Mischa Barton mug shot taken after the DUI.

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