Quick Hits: Gossipist Ben Widdicombe Felled By Appendix

  • What will the gossip world do without one of the most accurate gossip columnists? We’ll just have to make stuff up. [Jossip]
  • Michael Jackson has thanked God and his fans for drying his tears. I’m sure a couple swigs of Jesus Juice helped ease the pain as well. [AP]
  • Did Queer Eye’s Jai Rodriguez and Rocco DiSpirito hook up? If so, we are assuming that Jai had on his beer goggles. [Gawker]
  • The lovable Nancy Grace calls defense attorneys “dangerous” and compares them to pigs. The way Grace sees it, prosecutors want to do what’s right, whereas defense attorneys are unethical and just want to win. She’d never cross over to what she calls the “dark side” because “I don’t really want to have any part of getting guilty people off.” [Washington Post]
  • What would you do if you’re passport has expired in a foreign country. If you’re Linda Evangelista, you call in M.A.C. makeup artist Terry Barber and hairstylist Sam Knight, who “did her up” for her mug shot. [Page Six]
  • Martha Stewart is looking for the worst cooks in America. She can look no further than right here. I’m not domestically inclined at all. Take out or restaurants for me. [Jossip]
  • 50 Cent pulls out (probably not the first time) of Live 8 over trade policy dispute. Mr. Cent says that he is unhappy with the event’s anti-globalization tone and with organizer Sir Bob Geldof’s hostility to the World Trade Organization. Go 50. [Swift Report]
  • Will Owen Wilson lick Jane Seymour’s ass in Wedding Crashers? [Hello and famed trash]