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Despite myriad reports to the contrary - and quoting figures ranging from $3 million to $100 million - Michael Jackson's former wife Debbie Rowe isn't seeking a payout from the deceased superstar's family, her attorney says.

Eric George refuted an article in the New York Post that quoted an anonymous source who said that Katherine Jackson paid Debbie Rowe $4 million to solidify a custody agreement in which Rowe would basically back off for good.

George's letter states unequivocally that:

  • Nagreement - legal or financial - exists between Jackson and Rowe
  • Debbie Rowe has not relinquished her parental rights with the kids
  • The two women have not negotiated any new custody agreement

"It would be easier to identify those few background facts that are accurate than to catalog the number of blatant falsehoods in your story," the letter reads.

Rowe gave birth to Michael Jackson's two elder children, Prince Michael and Paris Jackson, 12 and 11. Blanket, 7, was born to an unnamed surrogate.

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Debbie Rowe is not at all pleased with celebrity gossip photographers. Or reports that erroneously say she is out to bilk Michael Jackson's estate. [Photo: Fame Pictures]

Sources close to the case say that instead of a huge payout, all Debbie Rowe wants is assurance that the Jackson family will honor the deal she had with Michael.

Rowe and Jackson struck an agreement in which she was paid a large sum over a period of years after carrying the two children and then divorcing the star.

The agreement stays in effect after hiss death, but Rowe wants assurance the family will abide by the terms. Most likely, the negotiations between the parties center on that pact and whether the family will continue to honor it. Simple as that.

Sources say talks do not involve anything beyond what Rowe would receive under the existing agreement and she will not fight for custody.

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Team Edward or Team Jacob? It's question fans of the Twilight franchise have debated for years.

But forget the characters they play for a moment. Let's focus on the men behind the roles, the gorgeous young actors that portray vampires and werewolves on-screen, but make females scream off-screen for very different reasons.

Indeed, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner have gone from obscure stars to worldwide sensations.

In the upcoming installment of the Twilight Saga, Pattinson and Lautner's characters battle for Bella's love. So why not start the competition early?!?

Drool over each handsome actor below and then answer the only question that matters below...

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When it comes to Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner, who would you rather ...

 

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Dumping someone before their birthday seems harsh, but reports suggest that Tony Romo had good reason for calling it quits with Jessica Simpson in such fashion.

He found text messages from her ex John Mayer.

Flying into L.A. Thursday, Romo quickly made up for lost time with Simpson but their reunion quickly took a turn for the worse, according to Radar Online.

“They were hanging out and he picked up her phone and she got defensive about it,” a source revealed. “Tony found messages from John and went ballistic.”

While the couple has had rocky patches in the past, the idea of Simpson possibly cheating with that douchebag was the straw that broke the camel’s back:

“Tony dumped her right then. He walked out and that was it.”

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John Mayer. You cannot escape him. [Photos: Fame Pictures]

Since dumping Jessica Simpson, Romo has been taking comfort in his group of guy pals who are in town with him while he films a Pepsi commercial and attends the ESPYS.

Since the breakup, he and his crew have been spotted at the club MyHouse, dining at Yamashiro and partying at the Key Club. Now that's making up for lost time.

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Look away, Nick Jonas!

Earlier this week, Miley Cyrus was feeling under the weather. Based on a Twitter posting, however, it sounds like she was wishing she were under Zac Efron.

Never one to shy away from telling fans pretty much every thought that enters her head - no matter how personal, inappropriate or inane - Cyrus Tweeted:

"Me and mom are seriously sitting here staring at Zac Efron on Google images. Girls I totally get it! He is gorgeous!"

So is his girlfriend, Vanessa Hudgens. Watch what you say, Miley.

Pretty Miley

Is Miley Cyrus making a play for Zac Efron? The Tweeniverse might explode if she does.

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Remember Me is a new movie starring Robert Pattinson and Emilie de Ravin.

It's also the name of T.I.'s newest song, about how he doesn't want people to forget him while he's in prison. And how could we possibly, given his full-scale marketing assault from prison? Featuring a video shot in ... prison?

Always thinking ahead (except when purchasing illegal firearms from undercover cops), T.I. had the foresight to record a jam and film a music video with Mary J. Blige before turning himself in for his year-long prison term.

"Remember Me" features Mary J. Blige warning "Don't forget to remember me" while T.I. pretends like he's in jail ... right before actually going to jail.

Here's the incarcerated rapper's latest attempt to turn a Class A felony into a cool thing and shamelessly cash in on the fact that he is incarcerated:

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Los Angeles Assistant Chief Coroner Ed Winter personally went to Dr. Arnold Klein's office to get Michael Jackson's medical records this afternoon, TMZ reports.

He went to the office because Dr. Klein was not fully cooperating with the L.A. Coroner's office request for documents pertaining to Klein's treatment of Jackson.

Michael Jackson Entertainment Weekly Cover

On July 2, Winter's office contacted the office of Dr. Klein and subpoenaed the medical records of Michael Jackson. At that time, Klein's lawyer sent partial records and then promised he would send the rest later, but never did.

Winter's office then called Dr. Arnold Klein's rep to say they still hadn't received the documents but Klein never responded. Thus the personal trip today.

According to Winter, a lawyer for Klein was in the office while another was on the telephone. The lawyers promised to hand over the files in 24 hours.

Dr. Arnold Klein remains under investigation.

Law enforcement is investigating Dr. Klein's prescription practices as they relate to Michael Jackson - including prescribing him medication using aliases.

If he is found to have withheld, altered or destroyed medical records of the singer, it could lead to additional scrutiny of the well-known dermatologist.

There have also been reports that Klein is the biological father of Michael's kids Paris and Prince. He denies that he is ... to the best of his knowledge.

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Just a few hours ago, we reported on a serious of stories claiming something to the effect of a deal being offered to Debbie Rowe by Michael Jackson's family.

The details are not confirmed, but reputable sources claim that the late singer's family would pay Debbie pay her $3-5 million in exchange for Rowe not contesting his mom Katherine Jackson's guardianship and full custody of Michael's children.

Debbie Rowe is the biological mother (probably) of Prince Michael, 12, and Paris Jackson, 11, but she has had little if any contact with them in recent years.

Jackson's will states that Katherine gets full custody of Prince and Paris (along with Blanket, 7) and omitted Rowe, the late star's former spouse, altogether.

Rowe has said she will appear at Monday's custody hearing in L.A. Her intentions are not known ... except, apparently, by the ultra-reliable OK! Magazine.

She wants $100 million or the kids!

100 Million or the Kids!

Apparently, $3-5 million wasn't good enough for OK! to sell large quantities of magazines, so they decided to boost the figure by $95-97 million. Details.

This headline is comical for numerous reasons, chief among them:

  • Having attempted to sign away her parental rights before, and having no relationship with the kids, Debbie Rowe has no grounds for this demand.
  • Even if she did seek out a settlement, there is little chance of her receiving even one-tenth that amount, given the singer's debts and obligations.
  • Debbie Rowe may or may not be weighing options and hedging bets, but has communicated only through a lawyer. No one knows what she wants.
  • OK!'s own blog links to an article in the New York Post claiming Rowe is negotiating a $4 million buyout to give up custody rights forever.

Then again, the magazine's previous cover was the infamous Michael Jackson death photo. So we suppose this actually is a step in the right direction.

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They haven't been having sex with a wrinkly old man for nothing!

After months of waking up with Metamucil in their hair for seemingly no reason, Crystal Harris, Karissa Shannon and Kristina Shannon are finally getting the official spotlight they signed on for:

Hugh Hefner has confirmed that he and his new trio of women will be filming a new season of The Girls Next Door.

"You are looking at part of the cast here," Hefner told Us Weekly over the weekend, pointing to his girlfriends. "We are going to have a lot of fun."

New Girls Next Door

As supporters of Barack Obama, the Shannon Twins are doing their part to stimulate the economy. They're single-handedly responsible for keeping Viagra in business. [Photo: PacificCoastNewsOnline.com]

What can viewers expect on the new edition of the E! reality series, which previously followed around Kendra Wilkinson, Holly Madison and Bridget Marquardt?

"Fun and games!" Hef said.

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The hottest reality TV non-star couple that wasn't is officially not. If that makes any sense. In other words, Holly Montag and Sanjaya Malakar are just friends.

Despite becoming close on I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here, Holly Montag insists there is no jungle fever with American Idol punch line Sanjaya Malakar.

"We are not dating but just very close," the sister of Heidi Montag said at the Sports Dream Celebrity Poker pool party in Beverly Hills over the weekend.

Although they aren't a couple, a source told Us Weekly the two had plans to go to Hawaii together and drove from L.A. to Seattle to meet his parents.

What does the 25-year-old Montag make of the romance rumors?

"It was funny," Holly said. "I was shocked because we were such close friends, and I had no idea that anyone else thought there was anything romantic going on. People in camp joked about it, but we knew it was a joke so it was funny to us."

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No matter what, Heidi Montag doesn't let all the celebrity gossip and rumors stop her from being best friends with the great Sanjaya Malakar. [Photos: Fame Pictures]

"We will continue our friendship forever," she says.

If they do decide to take their relationship to the next level, however, they can rest assured that Spencer Pratt will give them his blessing.

I will very happily hand the famed cup of superstar couple on planet Earth to Sanjaya and Holly in a second," he said recently. "Go for it!"

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After controversially hosting the MTV Video Music Awards last year, Russell Brand is back to host the awards again on September 13 in New York City.

The zany British comic ruffled feathers at last year’s made up, but still entertaining ceremony when he joked that the Jonas Brothers should be taking advantage of their celebrity status to get laid and mocked the concept of "purity rings."

Russell Brand and Katy Perry Us Cover

Our personal favorite joke came at the expense of both the Brothers Jonas and then-ridiculously unpopular President George W. Bush, as Brand quipped:

"I feel sorry for Americans. Eight years of Bush! The only people who need eight years of bush are the Jonas Brothers, crammed into one bachelor party."

Just leave Danielle Deleasa out of it this year, okay Russ?

Russell Brand is running it back at the VMAs again this September.

“We are thrilled that despite numerous death threats from Jonas Brothers fans, Russell Brand has accepted our offer to put his life on the line and host the VMAs again this year,” MTV’s general manager, Stephen Friedman, said.

Taylor Swift will also appear on the live show, performing a new version of “You Belong With Me.” We can hear the inappropriate comments from Brand now.

While Brand was panned by many, the 2008 VMAs reached more than 23 million viewers, a 15 percent boost from the 2007 hostless edition of the VMAs (best remembered for Britney Spears' disastrous performance of "Gimme More").

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