L.A. Dodgers slugger Matt Kemp has issued a statement saying he's not dating Rihanna ... but they are good friends. Ones who go on vacation to Cabo together.

The rumored pair were photographed recently kissing and flirting, but according to Kemp, apparently that’s just an extension of a deep "friendship" with the star.

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Welcome to The Hollywood Gossip Caption Contest, where readers submit the funniest caption(s) for the photo below! Today's subjects should make it easy.

Yup, it's Pauly D, The Situation, Snooki and JWoww of Jersey Shore. With Mike Tyson, former boxing champ and current dude with a tattoo on his face. His face.

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As usual, The Hollywood Gossip sat through The Bachelor last night and our staff now brings you its official recap, with points awarded and docked as we see fit.

In the season's second episode, as predicted, a "shocking" cheating scandal led to the dismissal of Rozlyn Papa. Here's THG's take on that and so much more ...

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The NBA's Washington Wizards have told locker room heat-packing star Gilbert Arenas that they believe he is in violation of his mammoth $111 million contract.

As a result of his actions - a gun-toting standoff with a teammate in the team's facility - the Wizards say they have the right to void Arena's deal, and may do so.

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