Quick Hits: The British Royal Marines Get Naked

  • Those wacky British. Footage of recruits of the Royal Marines stripped naked and being forced to fight each other has surfaced. Oh dear. I wonder what Queen Elizabeth will have to say about this one. [Oh la la Paris]
  • Which celebrities are the worst tippers? Jennifer Lopez ($1.27 as a tip on $350 bill), Barbra Striesand ($10, or roughly 2 percent, for a $457 bill), and Barry Manilow, who allegedly tipped only $60 on a $564 bill complaining “his flan was too ‘caramelly.’ ” [Page Six]
  • Madonna would love to direct. You know, she actually might not be half bad. [BBC]
  • The reason to watch But Can They Sing is for the train wreck known as Bai Ling. [cityrag]
  • Namoi Watts slams remakes. “It’s weird there are so many remakes at the moment. There’s a great lack of good material and new ideas.” Mmm. Isn’t she starring in one? [IOL]
  • Pamela Anderson leads a Canadian parade. [Hollywood Tuna]
  • Jonathan Rhys-Meyers is looking fine. [Just Jared]
  • With Jennifer Garner about to give birth any minute and receiving more and more film roles, is it a surprise to anyone that Alias will end after this season? [Egotastic]
  • How good of a mommy is Britney Spears? We’ll know in about 18 years. [IDontLikeYouInThatWay]