Welcome, celebrity news fans around the world, to The Hollywood Gossip‘s Week in Review. Here, we take a look back at some of the top stories of the past week.
Some of the highlights (and lowlights) at THG from January 23-29 …
- Despite amazing new scandal details and reports that he is a freak in the sack, it’s looking more and more like Tiger and Elin Woods will remain married.
- John Edwards’ former aide says he made a sex tape with Rielle Hunter and wanted his mistress to get an abortion. No wonder Elizabeth kicked him out.
- You Might Want to Rethink That Word Choice Award: Former NBA player Paul Shirley and MSNBC commentator Chris Matthews share that fine honor.
- The dust from the late night wars is settling, but the spin remains. Jay Leno played the victim on Oprah, while Jimmy Kimmel blatantly took him to task.
Jay Leno is still being called out over the Tonight Show fiasco.
- Rumors of Brangelina’s split escalated so much that their camp actually refuted one. Tabloids unanimously conspired to break them up later in the week.
- Tila Tequila called out THG personally for its coverage of her Twitter feud with Kelly Osbourne, then sold an alleged ultrasound photo to Radar Online.
- Fans of American Idol really loved Andrew Garcia (and Katy Perry as a guest judge) in Los Angeles; Fans of The Bachelor really hated Vienna Girardi.
- Lady Gaga addressed those hermaphrodite rumors and more.
- TMI Twitter pic of the week: Greg Oden nude. Really Greg?
- This Tim Tebow Super Bowl ad is already sparking debate.
- The day of reckoning for Dr. Conrad Murray is imminent.
Heidi Montag v. 3.0 and the cute girl who used to star on The Hills.
- Heidi Montag’s haters have attacked her recent plastic surgery in full force. Admitting you had 10 procedures in one day as a career move? Bad PR.
- Police blotter: Andy Dick was charged with sexual assault and Gary Coleman for domestic violence; Adrian Pasdar got a DUI; Steven Jackson may have beaten his GF; Javaris Crittenton pleaded guilty to gun charge; Chris Jericho was bombed.
- Baby news: Bo Bice’s wife is expecting; Octomom’s kids turned one; Will Ferrell and wife had their third; Matthew McConaughey debuted baby Vida.
- R.I.P.: J.D. Salinger, Jasmine Anema, and Daniel Kerrigan (father of Nancy).
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