Scoop: LiLo, Sam rumored to be back together

Lindsay Lohan is finally getting her life back on track — and could her romance with Samantha Ronson be back on track too? A new report claims that now that the starlet has cleaned up her act via jail time and rehab, her former lover is ready to give her another chance.

“Lindsay and Sam started speaking as soon as Lindsay got out of rehab. They text constantly,” a pal of the “Machete” star told Life&Style magazine. “It turned into something more, and they’ve secretly hooked up.”

Though the drama between the on-off girlfriends got so bad at one point that Sam’s family looked into getting a restraining order against LiLo, the pair just can’t seem to stay out of each other’s lives. And now, the actress is said to be committed to maintaining her sobriety — for the relationship’s sake.

“Lindsay’s crazy past behavior was the reason Sam ended things,” the friend said. “But if Lindsay continues to do well, then it will be officially back on between them. At the end of the day, Sam still loves her.”

Think it could really work this time?

Dependent Woman

Speaking of reformed train wrecks (and we mean that as a compliment, really): Britney Spears has been acting so, well, functional lately, we almost forgot that she’s technically still not allowed to run her own life. The “Circus” singer has been under a conservatorship co-managed by father Jamie since 2008, which controls her financial affairs, and that’s not going to change this year, Radar Online reported. 

However, on Tuesday afternoon, in a three-hour court hearing, a judge decreased the bond that Jamie and aptly named co-conservator Andrew Wallet must post to guard against them frittering away Britney’s fortune, from $35 million to $5 million. And the people holding the pop star’s purse strings praised her progress.

“Britney is doing extremely well,” Jamie’s attorney said. “She went on a wonderful vacation with her boyfriend and she’s spending time with the boys.”

As for that pesky lawsuit from a former bodyguard, Fernando Flores, who alleges Britney sexually harassed him and abused her boys, the conservators are confident it’s bogus. Wallet told Radar Online that Flores filed his suit “for sensational headlines only,” noting that it “should have been filed against the conservatorship. Mr. Flores knew who we were, yet he chose to file against Ms. Spears directly even though she is still under the conservatorship.”

It actually sounds like a pretty sweet deal to have a team of people taking care of all your legal and money matters. How do we get ourselves some conservators?

Cheatin’ Heart

LeAnn Rimes is getting revealing — in more ways than one. The country singer and sometimes actress appears on the cover of Shape magazine in a bikini, and opens up about why she cheated on then-husband Dean Sheremet with now-beau Eddie Cibrian.

“My relationship with Dean was great, but ultimately it wasn’t a fulfilling marriage for either of us,” LeAnn said. “We got married so young: I was 19 and he was 21, so as we got older, we grew apart.”

“I understand why people are disappointed in me, especially since I grew up as America’s sweetheart,” the former child prodigy said. “I think any relationship is hard to get out of, and I don’t think the way I did it was right. I truly believe there are lessons in it for me to learn. Cultivating strength from rough situations is the most important thing. After going through this, I know I can face anything.”

It seems to us that Dean — and Eddie’s then-wife, Brandi Glanville — were the ones going through the rough situation, but OK.

Kitty Raymond is an entertainment writer and astrologer. She welcomes feedback at


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