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Another madcap week has passed, much of it dominated by news of a certain couple that skeptics loved to roll their eyes at but true romantics loved to root for.
Brush up on all you need to know right here:
AT A CROSSROAD: Sara Leal says she totally did it with Ashton Kutcher last month, but it "wasn't weird" or anything. Well, not for her maybe! Now we're hearing that an "embarrassed" (yet still modelicious) Demi Moore is reluctant to divorce her hubby of six years and Ashton's tweeting and trotting around with his wedding ring on. But then a moving truck shows up. What do you think? Can this marriage be saved or are they just biding their time to file the paperwork?
PITFALLS OF FAME: Facebook apologized for mistakenly blocking teen bride Courtney Stodden from accessing her fan page, a snafu the 17-year-old's mom had attributed to jealous biznitches who reported her daughter's page for no reason other than mean-spiritedness.
THEY ALMOST DIDN'T: As the surprise-riddled Kim's Fairytale Wedding: A Kardashian Event revealed, Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries hit a few bumps on their way to the altar. Sure, things turned out beautiful and Kris even seemed to be enjoying himself by nuptials' end, but those two stopped getting along for awhile beforehand. Which makes them so...normal. Anyway, making them a little less normal (aside from the billion dollars) is that Kim is now off in Dubai wearing burqas, riding camels and expanding her brand. She'll be back in time to celebrate her 31st birthday in Vegas.
FAMILY TRAGEDY: Omarosa Manigault-Stallworth's brother, Jack Manigault, was shot and killed in Ohio. His girlfriend's ex-boyfriend has been arrested.
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BABY SHOWER: Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott welcomed daughter Hattie Margaret...Jack Osbourne and fiancé Lisa Stelly are expecting...Ne-Yo and girlfriend Monyetta Shaw welcomed their second child...It's going to be a boy for Hilary Duff...Fantasia Barrino's having a boy...Tina Fey walks daughter Penelope in the New York Botanical Garden...16 and Pregnant's Jordan Ward and husband Brian Finder are expecting baby No. 2...January Jones steps out with the impossibly adorable Xander...Jared Padalecki and wife Genevieve Cortese are awaiting their first...Pregnant Keri Russell goes marketing...Spencer Grammer and hubby James Hesketh welcomed son Emmett Emmanuel...Johnny Knoxville and wife Naomi Nelson welcomed daughter Arlo...Ali Landry and hubby Alejandro Monteverde welcomed son Marcelo Alejandro...Sandra Bullock toted little Louis to a pirate-themed birthday party in L.A.
WEDDING BELLS: Paul McCartney swapped vows with Nancy Shevell at Old Marylebone Town Hall, the London locale he married Linda Eastman at in 1969.
IN THE PINK: Richard Simmons' rep says the exercise guru has never been healthier, despite his gaunt appearance at a Dancing With the Stars taping.
STRONG OFFENSE: We had complete coverage of Dr. Conrad Murray's manslaughter trial all week—and will continue to have it in weeks to come. The prosecution is close to resting its case after getting the defense to abandon its suggestion that Michael Jackson could have swallowed propofol while Murray wasn't looking. Medical experts castigated the cardiologist for what amounted, in their opinion, to unethical, unconscionable treatment of the King of Pop. But Murray's lawyers will have their turn to present their case soon. Stay tuned.
CAUGHT RED-HANDED: Apologetic Christopher Chaney, the hacker who got a hold of racy pics of Scarlett Johansson and other celebs, is out on bail after being arrested and charged with 26 felony counts of identity theft and other offenses. He says he plans to plead guilty—presumably in hopes of avoiding the maximum 121 years in prison he's facing.
FAREWELL: Former Weezer bassist Mikey Welsh was found dead in a Chicago hotel room. No immediate cause was given but cops didn't suspect foul play. He was 40, and had recently tweeted about seeing his own death in a dream.
UNREAL HOUSEWIFE?: Is rich and forthcoming Bethenny Frankel actually not so rich and a liar to boot? Oh, she's still plenty rich (so long as you think $8 million isn't anything to sniff at) and Bravo says she was telling the truth about being lost at sea.
FIRED: Donald Trump denies cheating on Melania with a porn star.
UNLOADING: Kelsey Grammer doesn't have fond memories of marriage to Camille.
UNHITCHING POST: Alt-rock royalty Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth have separated, but will continue performing as scheduled...Army Wives Catherine Bell and husband Adam Beason have separated.
INTERNATIONAL INCIDENT: Hilary Swank apologized after coming under fire (not literal fire, unlike some) for attending a 35th birthday celebration for Chechen president and alleged human rights abuser Ramzan Kadyrov.
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ROYAL FLUSH: Hugh Jackman was presented to Queen Elizabeth II...Prince William and Duchess Catherine were guests of honor at the 100 Women in Hedge Funds gala at St. James' Palace...Pippa Middleton covered up and hit up the Too Many Women fundraiser for Breakthrough Breast Cancer...Prince Harry is in the States piloting helicopters for the Royal Army, sampling the local brew and enjoying nights off in San Diego.
HANGING IN THERE: Zsa Zsa Gabor has been in critical condition since undergoing emergency surgery to repair internal bleeding that led to her losing consciousness at her Bel-Air home.
SCREEN PLAY: The real FBI isn't too keen on Clint Eastwood's latest, J. Edgar...An accident on the set of Resident Evil: Retribution 3D sent 11 zombies to the hospital, so Milla Jovovich paid a visit...Patty Jenkins will direct the Thor sequel...Tiger Woods got a hot dog thrown at him because of Drive...Johnny Depp's Lone Ranger remake rides again...A Good Day to Die Hard is happening with Bruce Willis...Javier Bardem will play James Bond's next nemesis...Still-functioning World War Z guns that weren't supposed to be live weapons seized by Hungarian authorities...Shirley MacLaine will receive the next AFI Lifetime Achievement Award...Arnold Schwarzenegger honored with a museum and statue in his Austrian hometown of Thal.
TRAILER PARK: The usual awesome suspects—plus Mark Ruffalo—are back for The Avengers...Breaking Dawn: Part 1 is so imminent, it's in commercials now...American Reunion trailer is too much for general audiences, Chris Pine and Tom Hardy fight for Reese Witherspoon in This Means War...Plus, here are reviews of Footloose, The Thing and The Big Year.
TV LAND: The Walking Dead is back...ABC keeps Revenge and Suburgatory...CW sticks with Ringer, Heart of Dixie and The Secret Circle...Derek Hough will keep hoofing on Dancing With the Stars, despite the shoulder injury...Who's surprised that Chynna Phillips got the boot?...Oprah Winfrey showed up on the premiere of The Rosie Show...Rosie O'Donnell tells all on the eve of her show's premiere...Lea Michele was always a cutie...Alec Baldwin is making a podcast...Behind the scenes at Grey's Anatomy...Check out "slutty pumpkin" Katie Holmes on HIMYM...Sneak a peek at Olivia Wilde's final episode of House...Larry Hagman's battling cancer, says he'll continue with Dallas...SPOILER ZONE (Bones, New Girl, 90210 and more)!
RECAPVILLE: Catch up on all your favorite guilty pleasures with our recaps of Jersey Shore, Grey's Anatomy, America's Next Top Model: All-Stars, The X Factor, Survivor: South Pacific, The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Gossip Girl, Dancing With the Stars, The Real Housewives of New Jersey and Sister Wives.