Ricki Lake once again finds herself in first place on Dancing With the Stars.

The talk show personality and former Hairspray star earned the season's highest score yet for her rumba last night, posting three nines and a 27 in all.

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Talk about a very Hot Topic...

On yesterday's installment of The View, co-host Whoopi Goldberg raised the issue of Republican Presidential candidate Rick Perry using a hunting camp whose named formerly had the N word in it. When Barbara Walters repeated the name of the camp (admitting it was "very hard" for her to even utter), Sherri Shepherd stepped in and objected:

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Bravo is yet to confirm it, but multiple television cameras can't be wrong: Carole Radziwill is a new Real Housewife of New York City.

The socialite was spotted, surrounded by crew members, dress shopping in Greenwich Village yesterday. This sighting following a report that stated Radziwill, Heather Thomson and Aviva Drescher will be taking over next season for Jill Zarin, Alex McCord, Kelly Bensimon and Cindy Barshop.

American Idol will soon meet 90210.

Kellie Pickler, a former finalist on the Fox singing competition, will guest star on the October 18 episode of this CW drama as Sally, the country-singing cousin of Austin, a new character played by Justin Deeley. Get your first look at Pickler on the program here, as she shakes hands with AnnaLynne McCord's Naomi:

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AWWWW alert, readers. Jessica Alba shows off her newborn baby in the latest issue of You, a magazine in New Zealand.

The actress is posing below with Honor Marie, 3, and Haven, who was brought into the world on August 15 via an unusual birthing process. (She came out while still inside the amniotic sac, which eventually burst. We do our research, people!)

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Monday Night Football was missing its familiar theme song last night after ESPN opted to pull the classic intro. Controversy over Hank Williams Jr.'s comments on Fox News about President Obama was the obvious catalyst.

Williams' singing "All My Rowdy Friends Are Here on Monday Night" had been a MNF staple - an American signature, even - for over 22 years. Then Hank had to go compare Obama to Adolf Hitler and ruin everything.

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