Today's Evil Beet Gossip

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Adrian Grenier at Emmys

“I think she’s absolutely wonderful. I really like her, genuinely. So, there’s that. Just genuine human-to-human appreciation. But she also has a very unique experience that I’m curious about. It’s an experience she’s been intertwined with for many years. Well beyond the many years I’ve had to experience this sort of celebrity situation. So, you know, we’re sort of helping each other out. We’re sort of mutual mentors. We’re not [dating]. We’re just friends. But there’s always a world of possibility!”

Adrian Grenier, on Paris Hilton, talking to E!’s Kristin Veitch at the Emmys.

A Note from Management

The good news: Evil Beet’s grown by leaps and bounds in the past few months. Readership had sky-rocketed, and I love you guys for that.

The bad news: Lots of down time, as those of you who are regular readers have probably noticed. It’s become a little ridiculous in the past couple of days, and I’m sorry for that. So, we’re moving to a new server, better equipped to handle this traffic.

The really, really bad news: Starting at 11 pm PST tonight, the site will be down for up to 24 hours while the server migration takes place and the new IP address is propagated. Hopefully it will not take that long, and everything will be peachy by tomorrow morning, but I just want to give you guys a heads-up in case you can’t get on the site tomorrow.

xoxo,
Beet

Tracy Morgan Doesn’t Think Jimmy Fallon is Cute

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And neither do I, after his recent decision to marry Fat-Arms.

Morgan — who managed to score two DUIs last year — told the October issue of Penthouse that he and his SNL castmates were bothered by Fallon’s “laughing and all that dumb shit he used to do. He wouldn’t mess with me because I didn’t fucking play that shit. That’s taking all the attention off of everybody else and putting it on you, like, ‘Oh, look at me, I’m the cute one.’ I told him not to do that shit in my sketches, so he never did.”

I like how Tracy assumes that Fallon didn’t laugh during his sketches because of his stern talking-to. I don’t think anyone ever laughed during Tracy Morgan’s SNL sketches, especially the audience.

Everyone’s Ditching Britney

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Her lawyer jumped ship yesterday. And now her manager — who’s only been with Brit a couple of months — decided to go his own way, too.

Jeff Kwatinetz of The Firm — who repped Kelly Clarkson before she fired him — released the following statement:

“It saddens us to confirm media reports that we have terminated our professional relationship with Britney Spears. We believe Britney is enormously talented, and has made a terrific record. But current circumstances have prevented us from properly doing our job. We wish Britney the best.”

Dude, everyone knows the album is going to be a trainwreck, and they want to be as far away from the explosion as possible.