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20WTF Is Going on at Time.com Right Now?

Hooker of the year Ashley Alexandra Dupre has a byline on a story, the contents of which are her photo and the words “I’m sorry for your pain.”

Click here before it gets pulled.

Weird.

Anyone know what happened here?

November 20, 2008 at 1:28 pm by Evil Beet

17Kissed and Made Up!

Despite the fight that Lindsay and Samantha had in London the other night, they were all smiles in Dubai today at the grand opening of Atlantis The Palm, posing with Samantha’s mom, socialite Ann Dexter-Jones. I’m sure this was a killer party — they know how to do it up right in Dubai, from everything I’ve heard. Exactly the place that a “recovering” drug and alcohol addict needs to be.

Also there: perennial party girls Mary-Kate Olsen and Mischa Barton, as well as Charlize Theron, Kylie Minogue, the jail-bound Wesley Snipes, and Michael Jordan — yes, that Michael Jordan.

November 20, 2008 at 1:22 pm by Evil Beet

8Madonna Divorce Settlement Reached

Welp, it’s gonna be official! Madonna and Guy Ritchie will be granted a preliminary divorce decree at the High Court in London on Friday. After six weeks and a day, the divorce would be made final.

As to whether or not it was a messy divorce settlement, the various camps are disagreeing:

According to the British press, Madonna, 50, and Ritchie, 40, reached a settlement over money and their kids Lourdes, 12, Rocco, 8, and David, 3. London’s Evening Standard reports that Madonna will keep the bulk of her estimated $500 million fortune intact, though Ritchie was entitled by law to a share of it.

Additionally, Rocco and David will split time between the U.S. and London, while Lourdes, whose father is Carlos Leon, will live with her mother.

“[Madonna] walked away without any of his money, much to her credit,” a friend told the U.K.’s Times. “He has done the same.”

“He could have hugely boosted his bank balance and set himself up for life, but he already feels he has enough money,” another pal told the paper. “He also didn’t want the whole thing dragging on in the public gaze for months and months and, in any case, his priority was the children’s future.”

But a source close to the couple insists that’s not true. “He’s going to get a huge windfall, contrary to what’s being reported,” the source tells PEOPLE. “He’s getting a lot of money from the settlement. He’s not the gentleman he’s portraying himself as.”

My Lord, I can’t wait until Guy Ritchie writes a book — or, better yet, a screenplay! — about this insanity. He probably doesn’t need any of Madonna’s money because he’s going to make so much cash selling her out after this shit is over.

November 20, 2008 at 1:13 pm by Evil Beet
Filed Under: Guy Ritchie, Madonna

10More Details on the Lindsay/Sam Fight!

We knew early on that the fight was over Calum Best, but now we have even more deets on their fight in London the other night.

We hear that things got pretty tense at London’s Boujis Wednesday night after DJ Samantha Ronson spied her lover Lindsay Lohan chilling with her former squeeze Calum Best.

According to eyewitnesses, Sam was leaning into her cocktails when she saw Lindsay on the dance floor with the former model. Calum is said to have been the one who came over to her and Lindsay was enjoying the attention — and the flirting.

Sam is said to have gotten so angry that the two gals had to be restrained to keep them from beating on each other.

Mark my words. This thing is going to implode, and it’s going to be nasty, and the odds are good that it’ll result in another DUI for Lindsay.

November 20, 2008 at 1:04 pm by Evil Beet

526Winona Ryder Overdosed on Xanax on a Plane Flight

So, a plane from LAX to Heathrow ordered a priority landing yesterday after Winona Ryder collapsed on it twice. I didn’t cover it on here, because Winona Ryder manages to simultaneously bore and annoy me, but now it’s kind of amusing because it turns out homegirl overdosed on anti-anxiety meds, Xanax specifically.

One passenger said: “She turned a deathly shade of pale. It was scary.”

Okay, look, as someone who has a loooong history of an intense fear of flying, I have to tell you that it’s damn hard to get so fucked up on anxiety meds that they request priority landing. I have personally combined a shitload of Xanax and Seroquel and Clonopin with a shitload of liquor many many many times and only once did they threaten to turn the plane around, and that was in Japan so it doesn’t even really count. I managed to talk them out of it. Winona must have taken WAY WAY WAY too much shit. She’s such a trainwreck.

November 20, 2008 at 1:02 pm by Evil Beet
Filed Under: Winona Ryder

15New Britney Interview!!!

Here’s Brit chatting about the new album, the rough times she went through, and how much she values her fans.

Awww, I ::heart:: you, Brit!!! She really seems like she’s pulling it all together, getting her life back on track with her head held high, and I’m so happy for her!

Also, I have to say, I’ve been listening to Britney’s album a bunch more since it leaked, and I like it a lot more now that I’ve gotten over the fact that it’s not Blackout Part II. It’s a different vibe, and it grows on you, and there are actually some tracks that I like quite a bit. “Phonography,” “Unusual You,” and “If U Seek Amy” are actually pretty awesome.

Rock on, Britster!!!!

November 20, 2008 at 11:28 am by Evil Beet
Filed Under: Britney Spears