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Nicole Kidman and new husband Keith Urban -- known affectionately to us here at the Gossip as Kurban -- spent the July 4 holiday with friends and family in Nashville, Tenn.

The newlyweds started off Independence Day by having a club gym opened up exclusively for them, then took a leisurely stroll (below) through Centennial Park in downtown Nashville, right across from the Vanderbilt University campus. Strolling hand-in-hand, the happy couple made sure to walk through The Parthenon, a full-scale replica of the original Greek Parthenon.

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Move over, Suri. Enough out of you, Shiloh. And what kind of name is Kingston?

Russell Crowe and his wife, Danielle Spencer, have joined the celebrity baby fray, welcoming the birth of their son, Tenyson Spencer Crowe, at 7:27 AM on July 7 at the Royal North Shore hospital in Sydney, Australia.

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North Korea is back in the news this week, with the renegade communist state conducting more missile tests and exuding much machismo.

As one of the world's few remaining autocratic tyrants, 65-year old Kim Jong Il, the country's head of state, hates America with a passion. Or so he claims. We think he's merely jealous, and afraid of a hostile takeover. The supposed movie buff clearly fashions himself a Hollywood icon. See below:

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According to Us Weekly, Nicole Richie has gained a few pounds, "by eating protein bars, drinking Progain energy shakes prescribed by a holistic physician and working out twice a week to build muscle."

Seriously. A magazine wrote that. Richie will be eating protein bars and working out right around the time Kevin Federline gets off his lazy, freeloading ass and gets a job. But she must have actually eaten something, because she now looks like a standard Hollywood anorexic, rather than an impoverished, freakish she-goblin from another galaxy. See below.

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Just when we thought Britney Spears was finally getting it together and doing something about the train wreck that is her life, we came across this picture in US Weekly.

Well, just kidding about her getting it together. Obviously that isn't happening anytime soon. But this image is too good to let pass by. Here we see little Sean Preston, in all his infintile glory, dressed like a little... um... Kevin Federline. Gross! Mom is looking pretty trashy here as well. Late night, Brit?

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After having endured a "dysfunctional" and "chaotic" childhood, actress Ashley Judd underwent a 47-day program at a Texas treatment center last February in order to confront issues of her past -- including depression, isolation and co-dependent relationships.

"I needed help. I was in so much pain," Judd told Glamour magazine, adding that she slept to combat depression and exhibited a compulsion to clean.

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She may be off the market, but Faith Hill is still the hottest female country singer, according to a reader poll in Country Weekly magazine.

The 38-year old, whose marriage to fellow country star Tim McGraw has gotten her almost as much publicity as eight #1 hits, easily won the poll over a number of talented younger competitors.

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Two-time Oscar-winner Hilary Swank opens up to Vanity Fair about her recent divorce and some of the reasons behind it.

Swank's 13-year romance with Chad Lowe unraveled this year, leaving the actress broken, but nonetheless forthright and optimistic.

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Ashlee Simpson has undergone quite the makeover.

In the past two years, she's gone from a semi-cute singer with relatively little talent to a tricked-out, lip-synching, wannabe skank with no redeeming value whatsoever. Defend her all you like, but the case is clear. Without the singing chops or box office appeal of older sister Jessica, Ashlee is attempting to stay in the public eye the only way she can -- by changing her appearance every five minutes and generally whoring it out.

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Sure, Britney Spears' public image has taken a beating. But has it really fallen to the level of terrifying rapper and convicted felon Lil' Kim?

At least one high-profile publicist thinks so, and is trying to lure Mrs. Federline away from the dark side as a result.

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