Quickies: Lindsay Lohan Gets Another Year Of Probation & Creepy Kids’ Book Authors

  • Lindsay Lohan’s probation extension request has been granted by a Los Angeles Superior Court judge. Supposedly, Lindz has been too busy “working” to complete her substance treatment program. [NY Times] — I couldn’t resist the urge to use that photo again because it’s priceless, and I didn’t want any of you to miss it.
  • Maria Shriver has apologized for breaking California’s law forbidding driving and talking on a cell phone without a hands-free device. [McClatchy] — She’s probably more sorry she was caught on camera.
  • TLC is suing Jon Gosselin for breaching his “Jon and Kate Plus 8” contract. “The network alleges Gosselin ignored his obligations as an exclusive employee and profited by making unauthorized appearances on other TV programs.” [PopEater] — It’s true, no one would have given a rat’s ass about Jon’s separation from Kate if he didn’t have a TV show.

  • Lil Wayne has confirmed that another woman, ex-girlfriend and R&B singer Nivea, is expecting his child. This makes three sons for the rapper in two years. [Starpulse] — Someone clearly has a problem with condoms. I wonder how his addiction to cough syrup will affect the babies.
  • A 22-year-old man died of multiple brain abscesses caused by his tongue piercing. Doctors say an infection can spread from the piercing site to the brain. [Fox News] — The whole facial piercing thing needs to die already.
  • I love New York … movies. Check out these cinematic love letters to my favorite city. [Bullz-Eye]
  • Maurice Sendak, author of Where the Wild Things Are, has nothing on these creepy kids’ book authors. [Maxim]