Evening Quickies: Kate Winslet Is Dating Someone Named “Ned Rocknroll”

  • Kate Winslet dumped a male model while staying at Richard Branson’s private island, as you do. But the real story is that she she dumped him for a fellow with a very questionable name: Ned Rocknroll. Mr. Rocknroll is a nephew of Branson’s and changed his name from something far more common years ago (though God only knows why).  [Us Weekly]
  • Jessica Simpson inked a $3 million deal with Weight Watchers to drop her baby weight. Mind you, Jess hasn’t even pooped that baby out yet. [NY Post]
  • Lowe’s has issued a lame-o apologizing for yanking advertising from TLC over “All-American Muslim” because a Christian group in Florida pressured them. [Entertainment Weekly]
  • A “Twilight” flatiron is going too damn far, people. [Beauty Blogging Junkie]
  • Lea Michele invited Ashton Kutcher to celebrate New Year’s Eve with her and got shot down. Oooh. [NY Daily News]
  • Kirsten Dunst has received an order of protection against a French stalker who calls her, sends her mail, and has flown repeatedly from France to L.A. to sit outside her house in a car. Eeek. [Perez Hilton
  • Ke$ha covers Bob Dylan’s “Don’t Think Twice, It’s Alright.” Yes, Ke$ha! [Idolator]
  • On men who don’t like women in makeup. [xoJane]
  • Five lesbian-ish films to see this holiday season. [After Ellen]
  • A look at Edvard Munch’s “Scream” painting in pop culture. [Flavorwire]
  • Kim Kardashian’s pal, PR dude Jonathan Cheban, got flour-bombed outside a DASH store in NYC by someone yelling “This is for Kris Humphries!” Err, okay. [Huffington Post]
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