SIMON AND ELLEN ARE AT ODDS! There have been reports about American Idol judges Simon Cowell and Ellen DeGeneres not having the best relationship, and RadarOnline.com is saying that the situation has escalated. A source told the Web site that “there’s two camps on the show this season…It seems as if Ellen has decided to try to take control since Simon is on his way out and that’s created problems.” Learn more at www.RadarOnline.com.
WRESTLERS ARRESTED! Two wrestlers were arrested this week after they allegedly got drunk and violent. TMZ reports that WWE stars Greg “Hurricane” Helms and Chris Jericho were nabbed in Kentucky after an early morning cab ride during which they lost their cool. Helms reportedly struck three people in the taxi, including Jericho, but no one has pressed charges so Greg wasn’t arrested for the alleged assault. However, Helms and Jericho were arrested for being drunk in public. The passengers who were hit are still considering pressing charges.
J.D. SALINGER DIES. Catcher in the Rye author J.D. Salinger passed away on Wednesday morning at the age of 91. The New York Times reports that the acclaimed writer died of natural causes at his New Hampshire home.
ZELLWEGER’S CAR HIT! TMZ reports that yesterday morning in California, Renee Zellweger opened the door to get into her Prius and an elderly woman in a BMW side-swiped the car, striking the door and nearly taking the actress out. Thankfully, Renee was unscathed but her car suffered some damage. To see photos of Renee’s Toyota, head to www.TMZ.com.
PAULY D: A $25,000 DJ! According to TMZ, Pauly D from MTV’s Jersey Shore is looking to make big bucks by DJ’ing various parties. Club promoters have reportedly paid the reality star ten to 25-thousand dollars per gig! This is a huge step up for a man who was previously making one-thousand bucks a night in Providence, Rhode Island.
ASHLEY JUDD TO WRITE BOOK! Ashley Judd is going to write her autobiography. According to www.PerezHilton.com, the actress dealt with depression while growing up because her mother, country singer Naomi Judd, was on tour so much. Ashley spoke about deciding to write the book, saying, “By sharing my own story along with those of the beautiful and resilient people I’ve met in the most desperate places, I want to show how the change we seek in the world must start within us.” Learn more at www.PerezHilton.com.
MICHAEL DOUGLAS’ SON ADMITS DRUG DEALING! People.com reports the eldest son of Michael Douglas, Cameron, has pled guilty to drug dealing and heroin possession. He confessed to a judge that he began supplying crystal meth on a regular basis in 2006 and knows what he did was wrong. Cameron entered a plea agreement to reduce his chances of serving ten years in state prison. Details surrounding the deal were not disclosed. His sentencing date is on April 27th.