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December 12th

Dec 12, 2012 -- 9:19am








ANNE HATHAWAY showed up at the New York premiere of "Les Miserables" on Monday in a long, black dress . . . SANS PANTIES.  And yes, that choice backfired on her when she got out of her ride. Supposedly she talked about the photos going viral at another event yesterday.  Quote, "I found out just as I came in.  And I just thought, 'Okay, where’s the comedy?'  It has hit.  It has landed.  A bomb has gone off.  I think what I am going to do is whatever my next appearance is . . . I’m going to step out of the car in a blanket.  You've got to laugh at it."

 DANNY DEVITO and RHEA PERLMAN may be trying to save their marriage because of Danny's longtime friend MICHAEL DOUGLAS.  A source says, quote, "He told Danny he thought he was making a big mistake.  Michael loves Rhea and he told Danny he will never find another woman quite like her.  It’s because of Michael they are talking to each other." has released its annual list of the 99 Most Desirable Women in the World.

#1.)  Jennifer Lawrence

#2.)  Mila Kunis

#3.)  Kate Upton

#4.)  Rihanna

 #5.)  Emma Stone

 #6.)  Miranda Kerr

#7.)  Kristen Stewart

Yesterday on "The Howard Stern Show", NICK CANNON admitted that not only do he and MARIAH CAREY get it on to her music . . . but when she's not around, he TAKES CARE OF HIMSELF to it.His favorite song to pull to?  "Hero".He said, quote, "I don't, like, light candles and . . . you know.  It's like, sometimes you gotta be reminded of what's at home."  (--You can listen to the conversation here.  WARNING!!!  Questionable language awaits you.)-By the way . . . Nick also revealed that he and Mariah didn't even go past SECOND BASE before were married.

FERGIE doesn't want much for Christmas from her husband JOSH DUHAMEL . . . and what she does want is something he'll probably agree to readily. She says, "[I want] a big makeout session, old school style! "Like when you're dating.  When you're first dating and you haven't even hit the ‘Boom Boom Pow' stage yet.  Just a big high school makeout session."





CHARLIE SHEEN wrote a $75,000 check to help out a 10-year-old girl who's fighting cancer.  And his stunt double Eddie Braun chipped in another $25,000.  The girl is the daughter of a Hermosa Beach Police officer.  Charlie didn't know either of them.  He just heard their story from another cop and opened his wallet.

You know those stories about how delightfully wacky CHRISTOPHER WALKEN is?  Well, this is one of them: In the movie "Stand Up Guys" . . . Walken plays a guy who doesn't own a cell phone.  Instead, he carries a roll of quarters in a FILM CANISTER so he can use pay phones. And director Fisher Stevens says he got the idea from Walken himself . . . who actually does that. 

MILEY CYRUS lost a dog yesterday.  Her 2-year-old Yorkie mix Lila died.  There's no word what happened . . . but Miley had Tweeted back in October that Lila was in the hospital.Yesterday she Tweeted, quote, "Can't think of one good reason to get out of bed today . . . For everyone asking . . . I have never been so hurt in my life.  My heart has never been so broken . . . Lila my sweet baby girl has passed away." -She added, quote, "Broken.  Gonna go MIA for a bit.  Need some healing time.  Thank you to everyone who has send love my way.  I need it."

Lindsay Lohan will be arraigned this morning for allegedly lying to police about her car accident this past June.  It's also possible that her probation will be revoked, which could send her to jail for eight months.  Lindsay isn't required to be at the hearing, and she's not expected there.

Sources say that the nurse who killed herself after falling for a prank by Australian DJs to reach KATE MIDDLETON'S hospital room left a suicide note.There's no word what nurse Jacintha Saldanha wrote, but the note was reportedly addressed to her husband and two teenage children. Meanwhile, the Australian radio station that aired the prank call plans to give Jacintha's family $500,000. 

A woman who witnessed the aftermath of Dallas Cowboy JOSH BRENT'S car accident over the weekend says Brent didn't pull his teammate JERRY BROWN from the car until he was basically FORCED to. Stacee McWilliams says that when she arrived, the car was already overturned, and there was a small flame coming from the engine area.Brent was near the car "pacing back and forth" and "walking around".  She asked if he was okay, and he said yes.  She didn't know there was anyone else in the car at the time.-But then the fire started getting worse, and she heard Brown calling for help. So she started telling Brent he had to get Brown out of the car.  But Brent just looked at her and said, quote, "He won't get out of the car."He only took action after she pleaded with him numerous times to get Brown out.-Stacee says, quote, "I want people to understand that Josh Brent is not a hero . . . He had to be coerced and pushed and begged and pleaded to get his friend out of the fire."And when he pulled him out, he just left him in the street.  He didn't tell him, 'Hang in there, help is on the way', nothing.  He just left him there."





 Pretty soon your kids will be staring at "Angry Birds" on a much bigger screen.  Because the game app is being made into a MOVIE.  It'll be animated, obviously . . . and in 3D.  But it won't be in theaters until the summer of 2016.-There's no word on the plot . . . as if that matters.

When LARRY HAGMAN died over Thanksgiving weekend, we heardTNT was "scrambling" to come up with a way to address J.R. Ewing's sudden disappearance from the new "Dallas" show. Well, now they're shedding a little light on their plans. A TNT spokeswoman says J.R. will be killed off . . . and there will be a funeral for him . . . but they won't say how he'll die.

There's been speculation that A&E's "Storage Wars" is FAKE . . . and the show PLANTS valuable items in the storage units for the cast to discover.-And now, one of the show's former stars DAVE HESTER . . . the "Yuuuuup!" guy . . . is suing the show, claiming he was fired because he complained to producers about the show being rigged.  There's no word what's he's looking for in damages. For what it's worth, A&E says the show is 100% real.  And Dan Dotson, the auctioneer on the show, says all the storage unit sales are LEGIT, and they're sealed before filming, so it would be impossible for the show to tamper with them.

You may not have known this . . . but in 2003, MEREDITH VIEIRA appeared in an episode of "General Hospital", as a CALL-GIRL MADAM named Bree.-And on this Friday's episode, Meredith will reprise the role, although Bree isn't a madam anymore.  She's a vice president at a cosmetics company.-Meredith explains, quote, "She's no longer providing comfort to men . . . but, really, not much has changed for Bree.  Prostitution.  Makeup.  Hey, it's all sales."

"Sunday Night Football" took the top spot in the ratings for a sixth straight week. The last thing that beat it was an episode of "NCIS" back in October."Monday Night Football" did well too, bringing in over 16 million viewers.  And "Thursday Night Football" on the NFL Network managed 6.8 million.  Here are the Top 10 shows overall last week . . .

#1.)  "Sunday Night Football", NBC, 21.4 million viewers  (--The Green Bay Packers beat the Detroit Lions, 27-20.)

#2.)  "The Big Bang Theory", CBS, 16.9 million viewers


The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced the final list of acts they're inducting next year.  It'll be Rush, Heart, blues guitarist Albert King, Randy Newman, Donna Summer, and Public Enemy.  The ceremony will take place on April 18th in Los Angeles, and it'll air May 18th on HBO.





Indian SITAR HERO RAVI SHANKAR passed away yesterday.  He was 92.Ravi first showed up on the scene in the '60s, when he became buddies with THE BEATLES and played at hippie music festivals, including Woodstock.  He also helped GEORGE HARRISON organize The Concert for Bangladesh benefit in 1971.-He's also NORAH JONES' father.  Norah was the product of an affair he had in the late-'70s with a New York concert producer named Sue Jones.  Norah was raised by her mother, and had little contact with Ravi.

British pop star Cheryl Cole is suing producers behind The X Factor over allegations she was not paid in full for her ill-fated stint on the TV talent show. The series' creator and head judge Simon Cowell brought the "Girls Aloud" star over to the U.S. from the panel on the hugely successful British version last year, but she failed to impress TV bosses and was ultimately axed, with Nicole Scherzinger stepping in as her replacement. Cole walked away with her $1.8 million fee for her short stint on the series, but in a lawsuit filed at Los Angeles Superior Court on Friday, the singer claims she is still owed millions of dollars by bosses at Blue Orbit Productions. In the suit, it is claimed Cole is owed an additional $2 million for a second series as part of a "pay or play" clause in her contract, as well as money she was allegedly promised for expenses. The expenses include a $100,000 wardrobe allowance as a one-time payment, a $25,000 stylist budget, $15,000-per-month for accommodation and a $2,500-per-month living allowance. Cole is also seeking reimbursement for security and travel costs, as well as interest on the money she is allegedly owed, and legal costs.




--"12.12.12: The Concert for Sandy Relief" . . . 7:30 P.M. to Midnight on AMC, HBO, Showtime2, and Fuse.  A concert held to raise money for victims of Hurricane Sandy.  The performers include Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel, Kanye West, Jon Bon Jovi, Alicia Keys, Paul McCartney, The Who, Roger Waters, Eddie Vedder and Dave Grohl.

 --"The X Factor" [Performance Show] . . . 8:00 to 10:00 P.M. on Fox.

--"Toddlers & Tiaras" [5th Season Premiere] . . . 9:00 to 10:00 P.M. on TLC.

 --"Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2012" . . . 9:30 to 11:00 P.M. on ABC.  Barbara's guests include Seth MacFarlane, Chris Christie, Gabby Douglas, E.L. James, Hillary Clinton, Ben Affleck and One Direction.


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