by Natalie Finn | Sat., Mar. 24, 2012 9:00 AM
Oh, excuse us. Lots of dust in the air. Which brings us to the oddest week-capper we've had the privilege to report in a while, followed by a rundown of everything there is to know right now in the world of Panem celebutainment news:
FLOUR POWER: Wow, Kim Kardashian got flour-bombed on the red carpet at a benefit appearance. Way to mix your message, mysterious flour-tosser. Either way, the E! star handled the odd incident like a pro and went on her merry way. But what a way to cap the week, right? She had just opened up on The Tonight Show about her brief marriage and talked about all the diss drama with Ryan Seacrest while enduring even more conversation among the cast of Mad Men in response to Jon Hamm's slam—and Jason Statham's two cents!
HUNGER PANGS: The well-reviewed The Hunger Games did indeed set a midnight-screening record. And may the odds be ever in the trilogy's favor...Plus, how is Miley Cyrus coping with Team Gale? Who's going to make the most money off this thing? Did Josh Hutcherson like going blond?
BABY BOOM: Hilary Duff and Mike Comrie welcomed son Luca Cruz Comrie...Reese Witherspoon is expecting No. 3 (and No. 1 with hubby Jim Toth)...Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott are awaiting No. 4—and aren't afraid to show it!...Hugh Grant revealed his daughter's name is Tabitha...Jared Padalecki named his son Thomas Colton, while Jeremy Sisto gave his daughter, Charlie-Ballerina, a brother named Bastian Kick...Baby No. 2 on the way for Adriana Lima and Marko Jaric...Real Housewives of Atlanta's Kim Zolciak-Biermann expecting another baby with hubby Kroy Biermann...Jessica Simpson gets graphic about her about-to-burst bump...Ty Burrell and wife Holly adopted a second daughter.
KABLOOEY: John Carter, starring the delish Taylor Kitsch, didn't embarrass itself at the box office exactly—it just left Disney with a $250 million loss on its hands.
ADULT MATERIAL: Madonna gave us her "Girl Gone Wild" video to premiere. Check it out!
SPORTING GREEN: Lamar Odom was booed upon his return to Staples Center to face off against Kobe Bryant and the L.A. Lakers, with Khloé Kardashian Odom and Kris Jenner watching from the stands...Tim Tebow's headed to the New York Jets—how does he stack up where it counts against Mark Sanchez?
SAD TRUTH: Whitney Houston accidentally drowned and suffered from heart disease probably brought on by chronic cocaine use. Her family is sad, but relieved to know what really happened, and Ray J has found himself on the defensive. Plus, Bobbi Kristina is not engaged.
THUMPER: Kirk Cameron hasn't budged since being called out for his antigay stance, though he says his words were twisted somewhat in the editing room.
OVERHEATED: Gwyneth Paltrow took even more issue with the New York Times, which refused to change any aspect of its article, over the report that she was helped by a ghostwriter when authoring her cookbook, My Father's Daughter.
AN ACTUAL SITUATION: Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino admitted to having a problem with prescription medication, which prompted him to seek treatment.
UNCOMFORTABLY CLOSE: Tom Hanks said he was offended then and is still offended now by a fellow parent at his sons' middle school who wore blackface as part of a tribal costume during a fundraiser the actor hosted back in 2004.
GORED TO DEATH: Were you thrilled, stunned, disgusted or all of the above by the second-season finale of The Walking Dead?
UNSHAKEN: Michelle and Malia Obama were in Mexico when a 7.6 earthquake struck the southern part of the country, but mother and daughter are safe and accounted for...More shaken, perhaps, was Robert De Niro, who was compelled to apologize for a joke he made about this country not being ready for a white first lady at a fundraiser where Michelle Obama was a guest.
UNHITCHING: Jennie Garth talks about her split from hubby Peter Facinelli in her new show, Jennie Garth: A Little Bit Country...Penelope Ann Miller filed to separate from husband James Huggins...Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' Dana Wilkey calls off her wedding...One Tree Hill's Bethany Joy Galeotti divorcing musician hubby Michael Galeotti.
WEDDING BELLS: Josh Lucas secretly tied the knot with pregnant fiancée Jessica...Seann William Scott engaged to model Lindsay Frimodt...Gloriana singer Tom Gossin engaged to longtime girlfriend Jamie Moffett...Kate Hudson and Matt Bellamy aren't married, yet.
TV LAND: Survivor villan Colton Cumbie got his—or did he?...Pretty Little Liars became the most tweeted-about TV series of all time...Mad Men season premiere Sunday—are you ready?...Smash gets a second season...What do you know, an episode of Dance Moms proved objectionable...CBS announces 2012 finale dates...Fox unveils finale schedule...Dancing With the Stars hunk William Levy has a naked photo shoot on his résumé.
TIGHT GENES: Did Robin Williams' daughter Zelda inherit her dad's comedic flair? Watch the sassy actress more than hold her own (no funny voices required) with Vicki Lewis and Bones actor David Greenman in the premiere of the new Web series Checked Out—kinda The Office meets Office Space meets your neighorhood Trader Joe's (if the employees were less hempy and more hot and funny)—and be sure to check out the premiere of episode two on Monday!
RECAPVILLE: Catch up on the Jersey Shore reunion special, the Project Runway All Stars finale, the American Idol elimination and performance show, One Tree Hill, Dancing With the Stars' season premiere, The Voice, Celebrity Apprentice and Khloé & Lamar.
SCREEN PLAY: Michael Fassbender's Fass-bender is somewhere in the Prometheus trailer...Shirtless Robert Pattinson in the Cosmopolis trailer...Peep Kristen Stewart's vampire eyes in this Breaking Dawn: Part 2 trailer teaser...See much more of K.Stew in the Snow White and the Huntsman trailer...Saoirse Ronan in the trailer for The Host...Sofia Vergara in The Three Stooges trailer...The Hangover Part III due out May 24, 2013...Jessica Biel joins Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho with Scarlett Johansson...The Muppets get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
MUSICAL NOTES: Watch Katy Perry's "Part of Me" video...Nicki Minaj signed an endorsement deal with Pepsi...Céline Dion will be back onstage at Caesars Palace June 9...Beyoncé will take the stage for the first time since birthing baby Blue Ivy May 25-27 in Atlantic City .
LAW & DISORDER: Mistrial declared in Nicollette Sheridan's Desperate Housewives wrongful termination case...Russell Brand plans to fight felony phone-tossing charge...Zsa Zsa Gabor's daughter files for control of ailing mom's state...Does Britney Spears want out from under dad's thumb?...Ed Hardy model Simone Farrow busted for allegedly running an international meth ring...Jenelle Evans off the hook for alleged cyberstalking...Scarlett Johansson nude picture hacker will plead guilty...El DeBarge not charged after drug-related arrest...Marston Hefner sentenced to counseling for Playmate assault...Harry Potter actor Jamie Waylett gets jail time for violent disorder during London riots.
HOSPITAL CORNER: As celebs reacted, Jason Russell's family tried to explain his meltdown, saying the Kony 2012 director suffered a "brief reactive psychosis"...Gallagher out of the hospital a week after suffering a heart attack.
SEEN: Vanessa Lachey bumpin' along at Best Buy...Similarly pregnant Snooki pushing a doll in a stroller in Jersey City...Sienna Miller, also expecting, as fashionable as ever on the streets of London...Amanda Seyfried and Josh Hartnett braving the chill at a Malibu beach together...Suri Cruise and mom Katie Holmes braving a puddle in NYC...Kate Hudson shopping in London with son Bingham...Rihanna having dinner at Scarpetta in Beverly Hills with girlfriends before heading to Hollywood club Colony...David Schwimmer pushing son Cleo's stroller in NYC...Kristen Stewart taking off from NYC's JFK...Jessica Simpson just missing a falling tree branch in Venice, Calif....Ashlee Simpson and Jessica Alba attending a baby shower for the elder Simpson sis...Halle Berry and fiancé Olivier Martinez playing tourists in Paris...Kate Middleton giving her first-ever royal speech at the opening of a children's hospice in East Anglia...The whole family was out for Rob Kardashian's 25th birthday celebration in Vegas.
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