Simon Cowell has never been one to keep things to himself, but when his fellow American Idol judge, Paula Abdul, gets rambling, the surly Brit can't get a word in edgewise. Hence, he's relegated to wishing the ex-Laker girl would just shut the g*d damn hell up.

And wishing he could have a drink about now....

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The Hollywood Gossip is renowned for breaking new ground, for defining its own boundaries. If we want to expand our Celebrity Look-Alikes to include three people at once, we're not afraid to pull the trigger!

Here are three blonde cuties you have probably heard of, and who are a combined 62 years old. In other words, old enough to make you feel dirty looking at this... though Hayden Panettiere (who does not appear here) is only 17. Think about that.

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Kids around the country are heading back to school. But they aren't the only ones being graded as summer turns to fall.

Multiple artists have released new albums over the last couple weeks. The critical folks at Entertainment Weekly have taken the time to grade each CD - and those from The Gossip figured it was our duty to present such estimations to readers everywhere:

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Hasn't President Bush been humilated enough these past few days years?

Evidently not. How else to explain the president's choice to host someone who actually received more votes than he did? Yes, Bush will entertain Taylor Hicks and other American Idols when they stop by Washington, D.C. on tour net week.

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American Idol Quotes

Brooke White's tears come from the authentic, good soul that she is. Her heart was breaking because she was overwhelmed with the experience she had with the show and the gift that it brought.

Paula Abdul [after Brooke White was eliminated on season seven]

I read some of this online this morning and just for the record, the rumors — they’re not true. She’s part of our family and we love her.

Ryan Seacrest [on rumor of Paula Abdul being drunk on the show]