Lindsay Lohan has gotten involved in what, for her, is a long-term relationship — two consecutive nights of clubbing with British personality Calum Best (originally linked with Linds last summer). During Wednesday’s party for her Nylon magazine cover at NYC’s Tenjune, People reports, LiLo stayed close to Calum and was seen kissing him. Pals dubbed him “her new boy toy.”
Denise: I did not steal Heather’s man
Denise Richards says she didn’t deserve to be labeled a homewrecker for taking up with former friend Heather Locklear’s husband, Richie Sambora, shortly after the couple split.
“I was shocked at how judgmental people are,” the actress tells OK magazine. “I didn’t have an affair with Richie during his marriage, nor did he during mine. I am a loyal girlfriend and a good friend. I hadn’t spoken to Heather in quite a few months when Richie and I got together.” Huh? We didn’t know friendship had an expiration date.
The “Wild Things” star maintains that she did “nothing technically wrong,” yet acknowledges, “I understand why Heather was jealous or upset. I have to suck it up and take the consequences for that.”
With friends like these…
Let the bump watch begin: Angelina Jolie is planning to give birth to more children as well as adopting again. In a new interview with Reader’s Digest, the Oscar winner says she wants to expand her family: “More biological, more adopted.”
But the mother of three adopted children says she would never even have given birth to a baby — daughter Shiloh is almost 1 — if it weren’t for her partner, Brad Pitt.
“Before I met Brad, I always said I was happy never to have a child biologically,” Angie explains. “He told me he hadn’t given up that thought. Then,a few months after [daughter Zahara] came home, I saw Brad with her and [son Maddox], and I realized how much he loved him, that a biological child would not in any way be a threat. So I said, ‘I want to try.’”
The couple is still getting used to the sudden expansion of their family with newly adopted son Pax, Angelina says: “Yesterday, picking up the kids from school, Brad turned around in the car, and there were three of them. He couldn’t stop laughing.”
Paris Hilton is desperate to get out of jail time. The heirhead, sentenced to 45 days in prison for driving with a suspended license, has hired a new high-powered lawyer who released a contrite statement on her behalf Wednesday.
“No one is above the law. I surely am not,” Paris admitted. “I do not expect to be treated better than anyone else who violated probation. However, my hope is that I will not be treated worse.”
The celebutante, whose right to drive was revoked following a DUI bust, maintains that she was singled out for unfair punishment due to her celebrity. But she insists she takes her offense seriously. “I absolutely realize how serious driving under the influence is,” the “Simple Life” star acknowledges. “I could not live with myself if anyone was injured or killed while I was driving while impaired. I am ready to face the consequences of violating probation.”
Just not the actual legal consequences, it seems.
Finally, courageous actresses are coming forward and speaking out about the horrors of being beautiful, famous and linked to Justin Timberlake. First, as Scoop! recently reported, Jessica Biel whined about being too sexy to score roles — now Cameron Diaz says life in the public eye is “hell.”
“The last couple of years were hell,” the “Shrek the Third” actress declares to Web site movies.com. “Like, I can’t even tell you, it was so hard. I didn’t know how to handle it.” Ohmigod, that sounds, like, really hard.
Cameron also complains that people assume she got where she is just because she’s pretty. “If a woman who’s a successful actress weighs 300 pounds and has warts, nobody ever asks her, ‘Do you think you made it because you’re ugly?’ So why should there be prejudice against someone who’s had some success in films and looks a little better than average? It’s all in my genes, so don’t hold it against me.”
Five Quick Takes
– Evanescence singer Amy Lee wed therapist Josh Harzler in Little Rock, Ark., on Sunday.
– Rapper Akon issued an apology for a raunchy onstage dance with a 14-year-old girl.
– Kate Moss celebrated her Topshop collect-ion’s Barneys launch Tuesday at NYC’s Gramercy Park Hotel.
– Sunday, actress Ashley Judd received her BA in French from the University of Kentucky.
– Drew Barrymore was named a U.N. Ambassador Against Hunger for the World Food Program.
Happy Birthday for May 11
» Quarterback Matt Leinart is 24.
» Actor Jonathan Jackson (“General Hospital”) is 25.
» Actor James Haven is 34.
» Actor Nicky Katt (“Boston Public”) is 37.
» Actress Katie Wagner is 43.
» Actress Natasha Richardson is 44.
» Actress Shohreh Aghdashloo (“24”) is 55.
» Actress Frances Fisher is 55.
» Allman Brothers drummer Butch Trucks is 60.
» Musician Eric Burdon of the Animals is 66.
» Ex-MTV VJ Martha Quinn is 48.
“People always love gossip whether it’s true or not. To me, Lindsay was a complete and utter delight. The minute I met her, I just loved her. … She cares about the work. She throws herself in, 100 percent. I just adored her. She’s fantastic in the movie. It doesn’t get any better than what she did.”
— Felicity Huffman on “Georgia Rule” co-star Lohan’s rumored partying
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