Today's Evil Beet Gossip

Doing It for the Kids


If there’s any good way to tell your 2-year-old “I’m sorry we divorced” it’s giving her the exact same room at Mommy and Daddy’s house.

HEATH Ledger and Michelle Williams are planning to create two identical bedrooms for their 2-year-old daughter, Matilda, in the separate apartments they’ve been living in since their summer bust-up. Williams has been staying in the Brooklyn brownstone the duo used to share, and Ledger has since moved to SoHo. “They are having them designed exactly the same so when she wakes up in Heath’s place she won’t feel displaced,” said a source.


Mandy Moore and Matthew Perry? WTF?


Okay, it’s still not weirder than Lance Armstrong and Ashley Olsen, but still .. weird.

ODD couple of the week: Mandy Moore, 27, and Matthew Perry, 38. Page Six spies were astounded last week when they saw the two on a date at Amici Trattoria in Beverly Hills. One source said, “He was already seated and waited for her for 15 minutes until she arrived. He stood up to greet her and gave her a kiss on the cheek. They were holding hands across the table and being really close and laughing a lot the whole time.” Reps for Moore and Perry didn’t return our calls or e-mails.

Apparently we have a lot of Mandy Moore fans around here, so hopefully you all dig this story.

Also, Page Six is wrong here. Mandy’s 23, not 27.

Ohhhhhhhh Shit. Nick Hogan ARRESTED!!!


Nick Hogan was arrested today on charges stemming from the August street race that left one of his best friends critically injured.


In addition to the reckless driving charge, authorities cited Bollea for using a motor vehicle in commission of a felony, being a driver under 21 operating a vehicle with a breath-alcohol level of .02 percent or higher and having illegal window tinting.

The Hogans issued the following statement:

“Nick and the entire ‘Hogan’ Bollea family are saddened that criminal charges have been filed in regards to the tragic single car accident on August 26, 2007. Nick will meet and answer these charges in the appropriate arena – a court of law. The family’s primary focus and concern still remains for the continued recovery of Nick’s longtime friend John Graziano. The Bolleas will also continue to stand by the Graziano family and help them in any way they can.

The tragedy to both families is compounded by the fact that unfortunately John was not wearing his seatbelt. Thankfully, Nick was wearing his. Because of what happened to John, the entire Bollea family will make it a priority to increase public awareness about the importance of always wearing your seatbelt.

There has been much speculation as to the speed and wet road conditions surrounding this accident. Although all the evidence has not been evaluated, preliminary reports from the experts indicate that this was not, in fact, a high-speed accident.

Because Nick is still a juvenile and has no prior criminal record, we are disappointed that he is being charged as an adult offender. However, we are confident that the evidence will demonstrate that this was an accident. We ask all who follow these events to keep an open mind as to the facts until they have been ultimately determined. Finally, we thank all who have prayed for John’s recovery and ask for your continued support and prayers.”


We Take It Back! Britney Does NOT Have the #1 Album This Week!



Billboard has revised its policies — just this week — allowing an album sold through a single retailer to be on their charts.

This means The Eagles new double-disc — sold only at Walmart — takes the #1 spot away from Britney! The Eagles album sold 711,000 copies, compared to Britney’s 290,000 (projections had been at 350,000). She’ll have the #2 spot this week.

“We know that some retailers will be uncomfortable with this policy, but it was inevitable that Billboard’s charts would ultimately widen the parameters to reflect changes that are unfolding in music distribution,” says Geoff Mayfield, Billboard’s director of charts. “We would have preferred to make this decision earlier, but only became aware within the last 24 hours that Wal-Mart would be willing to share the data for this title with Nielsen SoundScan.”


Nothing is going Britney’s way lately. The world is so cruel. None of this is her fault.