For us, making fun of Heidi Montag is like breathing. Second nature. But it's all in jest and our hearts truly go out to The Hills star after a terrible tragedy struck her family late last week in her home state of Colorado.

Heidi Montag's 24-year-old stepbrother, Eric O'Hara, a veteran of several U.S. combat missions in Iraq and Afghanistan, has lost his life in a bizarre accident at a hotel where he worked, the Rocky Mountain News reports.

Posted in: The Hills

Having not been railed from behind by any brothers of Brandy recently - and with her reality TV show's second season a couple weeks away from premiering - Kim Kardashian hasn't been making celebrity gossip headlines these days.

It makes us sad. We miss The Tush.

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The top two spots on this week's American Idol Power Poll hold healthy leads over the rest of the field. That's what happens when you make Paula Abdul cry and sing Simon Cowell's theme song with such restraint and beauty.

Here are the current rankings:

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Live from New York it's... Hillary Clinton! After ripping last week's episode in an actual debate, the former First Lady slipped off the campaign trail and made a surprise appearance on Saturday Night Live.

The show began with a satire of Tuesday night's Democratic debate, poking fun at Clinton's stance on health care and the softball questions posed to her chief rival for the Democratic nomination, Barack Obama.

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It's safe to assume that Sophie Monk is as grossed out by Paris Hilton and Benji Madden as we are.

But the model/actress is at least taking the high road when it comes to this new relationship. Despite the immediacy with which Madden started dating Hilton after he and Monk were broken up, Sophie harbors no ill will toward either half of the ugly couple.

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Our apologies to millions of teenage boys around the world - and probably a handful of girls - but Miley Cyrus has revealed her latest crush. And it isn't any of you.

"Ryan Cabrera is really cute," the Hannah Montana star told Us Weekly, adding that her famous father, Billy Ray Cyrus, would approve of the singer as her beau: "He's a friend of my dad's!"

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Black Eyed Peas frontman will.i.am, whose "Yes We Can" music video aimed to boost the presidential hopes of Barack Obama, has released an encore.

His recent effort is a monochromatic, multi-lingual, celeb-studded music video titled "We Are The Ones," and is terrific, just like the first.

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