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Hailey Glassman Speaks Out JON'S MY 'FIRST LOVE!'
Jon Gosselin just can't seem to have a single drama-free week. First, former tabloid reporter Kate Major said in an interview that he should "man up and say the truth" about their alleged fling. Then, his estranged wife, Kate Gosselin, called the cops over a fight between her and Jon outside their Pennsylvania home on Aug. 13. According to Jon, Kate tried to come home early because she didn't approve of Stephanie Santoro—a 23-year-old woman whom Jon asked to babysit. At least he still has Hailey Glassman (right), the daughter of Kate's plastic surgeon, on his side. She told E! News, "People are painting Jon to be this cheater when he's really not." So are Glassman, 22, and the man she calls her "first love" in it for the long haul? Says Glassman: "I say let's not make future goals, 'cause when you write things in stone it kind of leads to disappointment if it doesn't work out."
MINKA VS. KATE
Don't expect Kate Hudson
and Minka Kelly to become best buddies anytime soon. Kelly, 29, the Friday Night Lights
star dating New York Yankee Derek Jeter, "stays under the radar, doesn't sit with the wives or drag Derek to events," says a source. Meanwhile, Hudson, 30, who's romancing teammate Alex Rodriguez, brought parents Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell to a game, kissed A-Rod on the sidelines and sat in the family section, all of which is at odds with Kelly's MO. So, the stars, like their beaus, "give each other the cold shoulder."
Renée & Bradley
'THEY JUST KINDA CLICK'
Following their PDA-filled trip to Barcelona, sources tell Scoop that Bradley Cooper and Renée Zellweger's blossoming romance has the staying power his past flings lacked. "They get along really well and just kinda click," a source says of the couple, who costar in the upcoming thriller Case 39. "Bradley likes the speed of everything. He likes that Renée is low-key. He likes to fly under the radar. Being with her is not as crazy as it was being with some of the previous women, like Jen [Aniston]." And just as important to the happy-go-lucky actor is Zellweger's sense of humor. "She makes him laugh, which is big."
Does Jessica Want to Replace Paula?
A recent newspaper report claims that Jessica Simpson
's manager-dad, Joe, is pitching his daughter to American Idol
producers as the "perfect replacement" for judge Paula Abdul
. Not so, a rep for the singer, 29, tells Scoop: "There's no truth [to the story]. No one reached out to the show."
LOOK WHO'S DANCING!
A whopping 16 celebrities join the ninth season of Dancing with the Stars
KATHY IRELAND, 46
The swimsuit model turned entrepreneur calls DWTS
"the ultimate challenge."
MELISSA JOAN HART, 33
The former teen star and mother of two dropped 42 lbs. in the past year.
AARON CARTER, 21
He'll add "fun and excitement" to the show, says producer Conrad Green.
DEBI MAZAR, 45
"It's going to wake my body up after having two children!"
DONNY OSMOND, 51
"I thrive on competition. I really want to nail this."
"I'm turning 25 [in October], and I don't want to have any more regrets!"
ALSO DANCING: Michael Irvin, Tom DeLay, Ashley Hamilton, Mark Dacascos, Joanna Krupa, Mya, Natalie Coughlin, Macy Gray, Chuck Liddell and Louie Vito.
No shy pockets here! These denim-clad celebs are proud to let their pouches hang out
RUMER TURNS 21
What better place to toast a 21st birthday than Vegas, baby! Rumer Willis celebrated her milestone Aug. 15 at Tao with her family, including mom Demi Moore
with hubby Ashton Kutcher
, and dad Bruce Willis
with wife Emma Heming. The Vegas extravaganza rolled all night—a Madonna
impersonator even brought over a bottle of Cristal (Madonna
and Rumer share the same b-day: Aug. 16). The best part? "Having all my friends and my family here—it's such a cool thing," the birthday girl told Scoop.
• 8/14, L.A.: Spencer Pratt celebrated his 26th birthday with wife Heidi Montag at Cut. • 8/12, L.A.: A blonde Kat Von D (right) cheered pal Brent Bolthouse at his first solo photography exhibit (shot on a trip to Greenland with Jared Leto's band 30 Seconds to Mars), sponsored by the Svedka Adult Playground event series. • 8/16, Miami: Kanye West
and John Legend took over LIV nightclub to shoot a video for "Whatever You Want."
5 Questions for ...
With his tour winding down and a clothing line about to debut, the crooner reveals his most bizarre fan encounter—and what he does in the shower!
1 What's the most frequently played song on your iPod?
After this weekend, "Stir It Up" by Bob Marley. I went down to the Caribbean and played that 100 times!
2 Do fans ever shock you?
I had a lady ask me to sign her tattoo. She proceeded to pull down her pants and her whole [rear] was the state of Texas. That's a big state!
3 Do you sing in the shower?
I catch myself singing sometimes or just humming different melodies. As a songwriter you sing things and you don't even know what they are.
4 What's the deal with your new clothing line, Blue Chair Bay?
There's a lot of me in it. I can dress up with the best of them, but give me some T-shirts, khakis and jeans, and I'm a happy boy. I haven't worn a tie since Easter of '86! That's what this line is about.
5 What's the first thing you do when you check into a hotel?
I plug in my Mac to be sure I can get wireless. But I hardly ever stay in a hotel. I've got the most comfortable bed in the world on my bus!
- CONTRIBUTORS Mark Dagostino,
- Jennifer Garcia,
- Liza Hamm,
- Monica Rizzo,
- Christina Tapper,
- with K.C. Baker,
- Mark Gray,
- Elizabeth Leonard,
- Lesley Messer,
- Eunice Oh,
- Brian Orloff.