Morning Quickies: Michelle Obama Guest Stars On “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition”

  • Michelle Obama will appear on an episode of “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” in October, where she’ll help restore a resource center for homeless female veterans outside of Fort Bragg in North Carolina. The episode will film this week as the First Lady spruces up a greenhouse and a children’s playroom at the center. Obama isn’t the first First Lady to appear on “Extreme Makeover,” though. Laura Bush appeared on the reality show in 2005 to fix up a house in Biloxi damaged by Hurricane Katrina. [ABC News]
  • Stop the presses: Britney Spears farts and picks her nose. You know, like other human beings. [RadarOnline]
  • Sixteen-year-old Courtney Stodden says her 51-year-old hubby is her “college.” Oh, honey. Where to start on this one. [Celebitchy]
  • Ten flicks that can teach us a thing or two about online dating. [TresSugar]

  • Zoe Kravitz is possibly hooking up with Michael Fassbender and Penn Badgley, which makes her my hero. [Celebitchy]
  • Ten small talk-appropriate questions that are better to ask than, “So, when are you two going to have kids?” [The Hairpin]
  • Eric Dane from “Grey’s Anatomy” has checked into rehab, Star magazine says, reportedly for addiction to pain meds. [RadarOnline]
  • Lea Michele’s ex-boyfriend, Landon Beard, is tweeting snotty comments about her hooking up with “males and females.” If Lea is bisexual, is that even news? [ONTD]
  • TMZ has pics of Chris Brown’s luxury cars parked in disabled parking spaces. Color me shocked. [TMZ]
  • Chicago’s new Marilyn Monroe statue, which shows the actress’s skirt blown up in the air from her iconic “Seven-Year Itch” moment, is “beyond kitschy” and possibly “making [the city] look bad,” say locals. [The Week]
  • Fifteen hot stills of Ryan Gosling from “Crazy Stupid Love.” Amelia forced me to add this one. [TresSugar]

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