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Britney Spears

13Rehab Baby One More Time

Britney Spears, according to TMZ, has checked into rehab for the second time. A representative for Britney issued this statement today,

“Britney Spears has voluntarily checked herself into an undisclosed rehab facility today. We ask that the media respect her privacy as well as those of her family and friends at this time.”

Another former tween star heading to rehab. Shocker. This move is key to help Britney shake off the weird events of the last few months which have included flashing her goodies, taking her clothes off at clubs, forgetting that she has children, and shaving her head.

I’m wondering what Kevin Federline has to say about all of this. The girl is now in in-patient rehab. This doesn’t mean that she gets to bring her children to the center. I’ve watched a lot of “Judging Amy” and Amy Gray would totally have given Kevin custody A LONG time ago. I know her mother is taking care of these kids but according to my experiences watching this TV show (really I get most of my post-college education from daytime television) the Department of Children and Family Services usually takes away a parent’s custody once they enter rehab facilities.

I bet Kev is getting a lot of money to stay away from the media storm surrounding his ex and his kids. A LOT of money.

February 20, 2007 at 1:26 pm by EvilT

18SHOCKER! Brit’s Hair-Shaving May Have Been a PUBLICITY STUNT!

Esther Tognozzi, the owner of the salon where Brit shaved her head, called into Ryan Seacrest’s morning show today. “I had my vertical blinds closed,” she said, “And the bodyguards … opened the blinds, supposedly to see who’s back there … and somebody got a very clear shot of her in the back of my salon.” Ryan asks if it’s possible this was all a set-up for publicity. “Do I have to answer that?” says Esther. And — this is so funny — without missing a beat, Ryan’s all like “Yes.” Like he’s Jack McCoy or some shit. Of course she doesn’t have to answer that. But she does: “Could be.” Ryan pushes the matter further, looking for a soundbite. “It’s Hollywood, Ryan,” says the owner of a run-down hair salon in Tarzana, to the host of American Idol. You can’t make this stuff up.

Anyway, yeah, of course Britney wanted people to take pictures. Otherwise she would have shaved her damn head at home.

Listen to the audio here.

February 20, 2007 at 12:13 pm by Evil Beet
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22The Mainstream Media is So Much Better Than Bloggers

Because, you know, they have editors. To fact-check and, you know, do cursory checks for the correctness of grammar on things like, say, front-page headlines on CNN.com.

Now, I’m sure as hell no CNN copy-editor, but it is my deeply held belief that this particular phrase should read: “Britney Spears’ melon out-hypes Elvis Presley’s.” Rather than “Britney Spear’s melon out hypes Elvis Presley’s.” So, you know, not just one major grammatical misstep in seven words, but two. Although I suppose it is possible that someone working at CNN actually thinks her name is Britney Spear. I think the clear lesson here is that bloggers should not be taken seriously.

Anywho, the article linked below that catastrophe is pretty interesting. Late Late Show host Craig Ferguson has opted not to make fun of Britney for at least one night. “For me, comedy should have a certain amount of joy in it,” he said. “It should be about attacking the powerful — the politicians, the Trumps, the blowhards — going after them. We shouldn’t be attacking the vulnerable … Now I’m not saying Britney is alcoholic, I don’t know what she is — alcoholic or not — but she clearly needs help.”

February 20, 2007 at 10:27 am by Evil Beet
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14Late-Night Links

Project Runway winner Jeffrey Sebelia is broke — and designing clothes for the Bratz movie. Which is still, I suppose, a step above going on the Surreal Life and sleeping with a former child star who’s twice your age and half your height. Isn’t that right, Adrianne Curry? [A Socialite's Life]

Seriously? OMG! WTF? has moved. Update your bookmarks, kids! [SOW]

Britney Spears could never hang on American Idol. [IDLYITW]

Justin Timberlake weighs in on Britney and her (non-)hair. [GTS]

Jessica Biel and Hayden Panettiere walk their dogs in L.A. this weekend. I’m just happy whenever Hayden is not in the same city as Paris Hilton. Leave her alone, Paris! [Ninja Dude]

Cameron Diaz gets wasted in Vegas. [Allie Is Wired]

Christina Aguilera and Beyonce at Jay-Z’s birthday party. [INO]

Kelly Osbourne breaks down at an HIV benefit concert and states that one of her family members is HIV positive. Start up the office pools, kids. [Celeb Slam]

Meredith Grey may currently be the Schrodinger’s Cat of network television, but Ellen Pompeo is alive and well and attending the NBA all-star game. [ICYDK]

Lily Allen is always good for a pull quote or twelve. [Bree]

February 19, 2007 at 11:23 pm by Evil Beet

12Britney Spears on Family Guy

I saw this last night and laughed my ass off, so I was thrilled when IBBB posted the clip today. Enjoy!

February 19, 2007 at 7:17 pm by Evil Beet
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9Oh Praise Jesus — Britney’s Hair Is Still For Sale


It’s not on ebay anymore, but you can buy it through BuyBritneysHair.com. For the low, low price of one million dollars (as a minimum), you can own Britney Spears’ hair and submit it for drug testing! (That last part is important, millionaires!!) They’ll also throw in her Bic lighter, the Red Bull she was drinking, the scissors she used and … drum roll please … their domain name!!! They will donate a “portion” of the proceeds to charity. So like $500 or so. To the “charity” of their kids’ college tuition.

This is a very very good week for Bic and Red Bull. Not such a good week for Brit-Brit.

Oh, and Sirius and XM are merging. Good week for Howard Stern, too.

February 19, 2007 at 2:59 pm by Evil Beet
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