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– The LA film critics celebrate The Master and Jennifer Lawrence. [Lainey Gossip]

Tulisa Contostavlos and Nicole Scherzinger battle it out at X-Factor UK finale. [Popoholic]

Brandi Glanville is having a non-cancerous tumor removed this week. [Celebitchy]

– 15 Christmas gifts that won’t get a guy laid. [The Frisky]

Jennifer Aniston covering baby bump while shopping with Justin Theroux at Barneys? [Celebrity Dirty Laundry]

Nikki Reed and her hubby Paul McDonald’s Bootleg Theater performance. [Just Jared]

– Did the gays win The Amazing Race? [Towleroad]

Plus, Honey Boo Boo’s family emergency.