Joaquin Phoenix Is Dating A 20-Year-Old

  • Joaquin Phoenix, 39, is dating a 20-year-old DJ named Allie Teilz. That’s quite the May-December romance, you two. [US Weekly]
  • Sinead O’Connor said her seemingly endless stream of public criticisms of Miley Cyrus (and Miley’s jabs back at her) was worth it because it started a public conversation about mental health. Well, that’s one way of looking at it. [US Weekly]
  • The divorce settlement for Simon Cowell’s baby mama, Lauren Silverman, is pretty crazy: she has to pony up $50,000 if Simon has any contact with her seven-year-old kid. [TMZ]
  • Chris Brown is out of rehab already. [People]
  • Just call James Franco “Mr. December” from now on. Nice cat, James. [Eonline
  • That hoax was over quick: the young woman claiming to be the daughter of performance artist Andy Kaufman is a fraud.  Actress Alexandra Tatarsky claimed that Kaufman was a live and well, a hoax she did in cahoots with Kaufman’s brother Michael Kaufman.  [Gawker]
  • CW is developing a musical drama called “Star Crazy” about a young Latina singer who rises to fame. [Hollywood Reporter]
  • Jake Gyllenhaal was rushed to the ER for stitches after badly cutting his hand on a movie set. [TMZ]
  • Alyssa Milano and the cast of “Modern Family” appear in this PSA against gun violence for a campaign founded by Newtown, Connecticut parents called “Parent Together.” [YouTube]
  • “Bridesmaids” star Chris O’Dowd said he turned down a lot of “bad rom-coms” after the movie and was so broke that his cable got shut off. [San Francisco Gate]
  • British Vogue published a barfy profile on Silicon Valley’s “wives and girlfriends.” [ValleyWag]
  • After doing such a good job hosting “The Daily Show” this summer, John Oliver is headed to HBO for his very own comedy series. [The Atlantic Wire]

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