'Bachelor' star dispels Kris Jenner rumors

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Is recently separated Kris Jenner dating “Bachelor” cutie and grape-stomper Ben Flajnik? That’s what the gossip fairies want us to believe.

The two were spotted taking a romantic biking tour of Sonoma, where Flajnik’s family has a winery. According to the New York Daily News, they met when Ben appeared on her talk show and he invited her to come out.

But Flajnik says the rumors are a misunderstanding and he has been “caught in the crossfire.”

It’s platonic — a bit of a relief considering Ben is 30 and relatively intelligent. He claims he’s dating a nice girl in the wine biz, not a momager in the whine biz.

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QUICK TAKES

Charlie Hunnam has dropped out of “Fifty Shades of Grey”; he claims it’s a scheduling conflict, rumors say cold feet.

“Masterchef” finalist Josh Marks’ death has been ruled a suicide; the “gentle giant,” suffering from mental illness, shot himself.

Dr. Oz prevailed in a suit filed by a man who says he got third-degree burns following the doc’s sleep-aid advice to warm his feet with heated rice in a sock.

“Bachelor” couple Sean Lowe and Catherine Giudici will be married in January, and the nuptials will air on ABC.

Olympic diver Greg Louganis wed his boyfriend, Johnny Chaillot, in Malibu last weekend.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Singer Keyshia Cole is 32.

TV host Paige Davis (“Home and Family”) is 44.

Actor Dominic West (“The Wire”) is 44.

Chef Emeril Lagasse is 54.

Actress Tanya Roberts (“Charlie’s Angels”) is 58.

Singer Chris De Burgh is 65.

Musician Richard Carpenter of The Carpenters is 67.

Director Penny Marshall (“Big”) is 70.

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