LET'S END THIS: One Tree Hill star Sophia Bush seeking to annul five-month marriage to costar Chad Michael Murray. The couple separated in September.
HOWARD'S END: CBS Radio filing a lawsuit against shock jock Howard Stern, his production company, agent and Sirius Satellite Radio for multiple breaches of contract, misappropriation and unjust enrichment for misusing CBS Radio's airtime to promote Stern's move to satellite.
STERN ADD: Stern fired back in a hastily called news conference rejecting on Tuesday CBS Corp.'s allegations he supposedly hatched a "secret deal" with Sirius while working for the company.
START THEM UP: The Rolling Stones planning their first-ever concert in China at Shanghai's 8,000-seat Grand Stage stadium. The Apr. 8 gig comes three years after the rock legends scrapped a pair of shows due to the SARS outbreak.
LEGAL INSTINCT: Michael Douglas suing two Florida companies for misappropriating his name and celebrity mug to sell their products and services for commercial gain that were originally supposed to be for educational purposes.
IN SHAMBLES...AGAIN: Kate Moss' ex-beau, Babyshambles singer Pete Doherty, arrested on suspicion of stealing a car as well as possessing drugs again in violation of his previous probation in a separate possession case, London police said Tuesday.
LET THEM BE: Former Beatle Paul McCartney and wife Heather Mills planning to travel to the Canadian Maritimes ice floes to protest the country's annual seal hunt.
ANNA AND THE SUPREMES: The Supreme Court looking favorably on arguments made by Anna Nicole Smith's attorneys that she was unlawfully prevented from receiving her late husband J. Howard Marshall II's oil fortune.
SHE'S THE ONE: Vanderbilt emergency room Dr. Travis Stork choosing Nashville kindergarten teacher Sarah Stone in the season finale of ABC's The Bachelor: Paris.
SHOT THROUGH THE HEART: An attorney for Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora filing a peremptory challenge Friday questioning the objectivity of the judge handling Sambora's divorce from actress Heather Locklear and claiming his client wouldn't receive a fair hearing.
IDOL HAPPENINGS: Season four American Idol champ Carrie Underwood returning to the Fox talent show to perform her hit, "Jesus, Take the Wheel," on Thursday's results show.
CAJUN RELIEF: Louisiana native Britney Spears telling Good Morning America on Tuesday of spending part of her Mardi Gras in New Orleans with a group of students whose lives were devastated by Hurricane Katrina. The popster took them shopping and out to dinner at one of Emerile Lagasse's restaurants.
FALLOUT FROM PARIS: Two Las Vegas nightspots, the Tao Asian Bistro at The Venetian and Body English at the Hard Rock Hotel, issued warnings for allowing Paris Hilton's underage boytoy, Stavros Niarchos, into their restaurants on New Year's Eve.
WOULDN'T LAST A DAY: According to the Hollywood Reporter, Leonardo DiCaprio set to produce and possibly star in Kite, a prison drama about gangs and corrupt California guards.
FUNNY GATHERING: Dave Chappelle, Lisa Kudrow, Sex and the City executive producer Michael Patrick King and Janeane Garofalo among the big names attending this year's U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, Colorado, running Mar. 8-12.
CAN'T QUIT YA: The nonprofit group Global Language Monitor naming "Brokeback" Hollywood's word of the year thanks to the cultural phenomenon that's become Brokeback Mountain.
MODEL STRIPPER: Tyra Banks going undercover as a stripper at a topless club for Wednesday's edition of The Tyra Banks Show examining why men like seeing girls take their clothes off.
REMEMBERING DANNY PEARL: HBO planning to air a documentary this fall about late Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl, who was kidnapped and murdered four years ago by Islamic fundamentalists in Pakistan. CNN's Christiane Amanpour will narrate.
MILLION DOLLAR FRAGRANCE: Two-time Oscar winner Hilary Swank signing up to be the spokeswoman for a new women's fragrance being launched by Guerlain later this year.
RAPPED: Hip-hop titan and Dancing with the Stars also-ran Master P ordered to stand trial in Los Angeles on a gun charge along with his brother Silkk the Shocker. They are due back in court for arraignment on Mar. 13.
HIP-HOP ON THE MALL: The Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. announcing plans to launch a new exhibit, Hip-Hop Won't Stop: the Beat, the Rhymes, the Life, that will feature collectibles from the pioneering likes of Grandmaster Flash and Fab 5 Freddy that had been previously stashed in a Manhattan hotel.
CLASSICS ONLINE: Google joining forces with the National Archives to allow Netizens to access its library of 103 classic films online via Google Video for those who can't make it to Washington, D.C.