Evening Quickies: Courtney Stodden Gets Her Own Show & REM Announces Breakup

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 21, 2011 - 7:00 pm
  • My prayers have been answered: Courtney Stodden has inked a super sexy sensual deal with Merv Griffin Entertainment to do her own TV show. Yes! [Dlisted]
  • Dude, is today “Make All Of Amelia’s Dreams Come True Day”? Paula Deen is hosting a family cruise?! I know where I’ll be January 21-28, 2012 — laying on the deck of an ocean liner eating a lasagna sandwich, y’all! [Alice Travel]
  • A week after going on a date to a strip club with Kieran Culkin, Scarlett Johansson was spotted “canoodling” with her “He’s Just Not That Into You” costar Bradley Cooper and Justin Timberlake. Busy lady! [NY Daily News, Us Weekly]

  • Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes went on a photo op, I mean, hike and Eva wore inappropriate footwear. [Us Weekly]
  • Speaking of Ryan, Christina Hendricks, his “Drive” costar, talks about him throwing her on a bed the first time they met. [The Daily]
  • On finding out you’ve got HPV. [The Hairpin]
  • Want to see Michael Stipe’s penis? No? Yes? No but can’t resist? At the link! Losing my religion? More like losing my lunch! Just kidding, he actually looks decently hung. [Buzzfeed]
  • Speaking of Michael Stipe, his band REM has announced they’re breaking up. Bummer. [REM HQ]
  • Anderson Cooper eulogized Jamey Rodemeyer, the 14-year-old who committed suicide yesterday after years of bullying at the hands of classmates. [Buzzfeed]
  • Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez, the new Brangelina? [NYMag.com]