A year after strutting around in a black two-piece on stage on the American Idol finale, Kara DioGuardi tells Women's Health that the move "probably saved my job."

"I kept saying no," the songwriter said, recalling the plan to face off against Katrina Darrell, a.k.a. Bikini Girl. "I mean, what crazy nut is gonna go out there in a bikini at almost 40 years of age against a girl who's 20 and likely cosmetically enhanced?"

Full disclosure, this story comes from the News of the World (UK), so we can't really vouch for its accuracy. But it's probably true, and even if it's not, it should be!

They tried to make her go to rehab, and she said "No, no, no" etc., etc., but despite song lyrics to the contrary, it looks like Amy Winehouse is headed there now.

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Mario Armando Lavandeira, Jr., was born 32 years ago today. Who would have guessed this Miami native would one day become the biggest name in celebrity gossip.

The Hollywood Gossip has clashed with Perez on numerous occasions about a wife variety of issues, namely everything printed on his website, but today is his day.

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