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Amanda Bynes goes to rehab .. Amanda has left the confines of the UCLA Medical Center, where she was being held under a psychiatric hold, which doctors requested due to her concerning state of wellbeing. In a statement issued yesterday by a legal representative for Bynes’ parents, it was confirmed that mom, Lynn Bynes, decided to withdraw her Petition for Conservatorship to move the troubled actress to a Malibu-based rehab facility.
Hurricane Sandy did a number on Dita Von Teese’s burlesque gigs — and now, she wants her insurance carrier to pay. The glamour-girl stripper has filed suit in Los Angeles Superior Court claiming that her insurers never told her they have a policy to cover performances cancelled by “acts of God’’ — so she never signed up for it.
Apparently Britney Spears heard Kevin Federline's threat loud and clear ... because she's backed off her comment that Sean Preston will join her on stage for her Vegas concert series. Britney said in an interview during her big announcement last month ... "Preston will probably be on stage but I think Jayden would have a hard time with it." ... K-Fed had beef with Brit over taking the kids on the road, but he settled it after getting $5k a week, as well as, all-expenses paid when he joined them on the road.
Pop phenom Lorde is making headlines for calling out Taylor Swift!
Lorde recently compared her influence on young girls to Swift's. And the difference between them comes down to looks! Lorde remarked: “Taylor Swift is so flawless, and so unattainable, and I don’t think it’s breeding anything good in young girls. ‘I’m never going to be like Taylor Swift, why can’t I be as pretty as Lorde?’ That’s f*cking bullshit.”
LeAnn Rimes and Brandi Glanville temporarily put aside their differences on to attend Glanville's son (with ex-husband Eddie Cibrian) Mason's soccer game in Canoga Park, Calif. The two women, who have previously engaged in several vicious Twitter wars, tried to remain civil for the sake of the two boys -- Mason, 9, and Jake, 5 -- at least for the afternoon.
Mary J. Blige was being sued by Vision Entertainment Worldwide for breaching her contract by not appearing at a Dallas concert to go perform at the Barclays Center with Mick Jagger. Now, she's countersuing, saying that the promotional company breached the contract by not giving Mary and her friends first class air travel. Not only is Mary demanding that she keep the $145k advance for the concert, but she's asking for the rest of her bill from the deal, which is a sum of $105,000.
A large poster for the new "Diana" biopic has sparked outrage over its placement in Paris just steps from where the beloved British icon died in a harrowing car crash. "I really don't have any words to describe how I feel about this cynical and shameless attempt to publicize a film that should never have been made," Rosa Monckton, for many years one of Princess Diana's closest confidantes, told MailOnline.