Morning Quickies: Amy Winehouse Was Adopting A Child

  • Amy Winehouse was in the process of adopting a child from St. Lucia when she died last weekend of possible alcohol withdrawal. Dannika Augustine, a 10-year-old girl, has a mother and grandmother on the Caribbean island, but they were willing to give their daughter up for adoption to the singer so she could have a better life. Winehouse had repeatedly spoken in interviews about wanting to become a mother. How very sad. [NY Daily News]
  • Lindsay Lohan hit the town with Paris and Nicky Hilton, because that’s an excellent idea. [The Superficial]
  • Speaking of Nicky Hilton, she and her longtime boyfriend, David Katzenberg, have split up. [PopBytes]
  • Charlie Sheen is going to appear on the UK show “Celebrity Big Brother”? How … random. [The Independent UK]

  • A crazed fan once left a newborn baby in a box on Dolly Parton’s doorstep. You have to admit, Dolly would be a good mommy. [Dlisted]
  • Hugh Hefner will have you know he has sex more than once a week and with more than one partner! Last week, his ex-fiancée Crystal Harris blabbed to Howard Stern that they never had sex. These two need to shut up already. [Celebitchy]
  • If you drink more wine, you’re less likely to get sunburned. Science decrees it! [Gawker]
  • Because there aren’t already enough shows about rich ladies who fight with each other, a new reality show called “Wall $treet Wives” is coming. [ONTD]
  • Aberdeen, Washington, has rejected a proposal to re-name a bridge in town after Kurt Cobain, its most famous resident, out of concerns that it might glorify suicide and drug abuse. [Rolling Stone]
  • What do we think of these Disney princess tattoos? [The Mary Sue]
  • Woody Allen will spill his guts for a PBS documentary about his work and personal life. This should be juicy. [NYMag]

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