Melinda Doolittle Gives Back in Africa

With current depressing stories such as the killing spree of Chris Benoit and well, the life of Britney Spears, we're happy to focus on this positive piece of celebrity news:

Melinda Doolittle, this year's third-place finisher on American Idol, landed in Zambia Thursday for a four-day charitable excursion to help distribute bed nets provided through donations raised during the April 24-25 Idol Gives Back telethon.

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Kristy Swanson: I'm No Homewrecker

Kristy Swanson says the past 18 months have been more stressful than a typical day in the celebrity gossip headlights for Lily Allen.

First there was her scandalous romance with her Skating with Celebrities partner, Lloyd Eisler, which began when his then-wife, Marcia O'Brien, was eight months pregnant. It was a romance on par with Britney Spears and Kevin Federline when Shar Jackson was still knocked up.

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Drug Officials Raid Office of Chris Benoit's Doctor

Federal drug agents raided the office of a doctor who prescribed testosterone to Chris Benoit.

The raid at Dr. Phil Astin's office in Carrollton began Wednesday night and concluded early Thursday, said agent Chuvalo Truesdell, a spokesman for the Drug Enforcement Administration. The search warrant had been obtained in connection with the Chris Benoit investigation, he said. No arrests were made.

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Lily Allen Says Even More Absurd Things

Okay, so she doesn't make trips to the bathroom to "freshen up" in mid-interview, talk about self-mutilation, threaten to beat Blake Fielder-Civil's ass, then proceed to carve his name into her stomach with a shard of glass.

But an interview with Lily Allen is still nothing to sneeze at.

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