Just like the Oceanic Six learned on Lost, life off the Island is not what it's cracked up to be. And when destiny beckons, one has no choice but to heed its call.

Such is the case for Amy Winehouse, who recently returned to the UK after a 71-day St. Lucia vacation, but grew burned out and went back to the island today.

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Madonna's application to adopt Chifundo "Mercy" James, 3, was turned down by a Malawi judge Friday morning in court. The judge cited requirements that adoptive parents reside in the African country for 18 to 24 months.

"I must have to decline to grant the application to Madonna," judge Esmie Chondo, who was widely expected to sign off on the adoption, said in a closed-door ruling.

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Genlux Magazine describes itself as "the only luxury fashion and beauty magazine created expressly for today's affluent Southern California woman."

In other words: Kim Kardashian is the ideal kover girl for this publication.

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If this is the future of fashion, we may need to lock ourselves in a closet for the next 20 years.

Paris Hilton was spotted out this week in a bikini more appropriate for Star Trek than Beverly Hills.

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Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Hank Baskett went to the NFC Championship Game last year. We can't relate to that experience.

But the professional football player has also gone to the promised land with fiancee Kendra Wilkinson - and we can sort of relate to that adventure now!

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It's not the most common situation, but David Foster doesn't find anything strange about his sister, Jaymes Foster, having Clay Aiken's baby last year.

"She's very close with Clay - they're best friends," the famed composer and music producer told the Associated Press on Thursday.

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As a guest on Ryan Seacrest's radio show this week, Miley Cyrus revealed more about boyfriend Justin Gaston, while also painting an interesting picture of herself 10 years from now.

Here are excerpts from the interview:

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In a new interview, Todd Palin says the $150,000 spent on clothes and beauty services for his wife, Alaska Governor and vanquished Republican Vice Presidential nominee Sarah Palin during the 2008 campaign was "out of our control."

"She never went to Saks, any of that stuff," he says in Men's Journal. "You come into a campaign late, you put all your trust into the team, you got people who are working on VP ops for a long time, and we're just focused on debate prep."

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Sporting a new hairstyle and a positive attitude, Rihanna smiled and laughed as walked through Honolulu airport Wednesday, arriving there for some R&R.

She's supposedly going to be working in Hawaii as well, but that's a pretty nice work environment. We imagine there'll be time to hit the beach and clubs.

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