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Rehab, rape and a sex tape

The week in Tattle starts out smarmy, doesn't get better

Colin Firth seen at Meet the Filmmakers: Gambit at The Apple Store on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, in London. (Photo by Jonathan Short/Invision/AP)
Colin Firth seen at Meet the Filmmakers: Gambit at The Apple Store on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, in London. (Photo by Jonathan Short/Invision/AP)Read moreJonathan Short/Invision/AP

Rehab, rape and a sex tape. Just another week of Tattle.


Who knows where this story will be by the weekend, but Lindsay Lohan went to rehab Thursday, except she didn't, then she went electronics shopping and thought about flying to New York. The Los Angeles legal system was not amused.

Oh, and her rehab? It wasn't licensed.


Eighty-one-year-old British soap opera star, William Roache, who's been on "Coronation Street" since it debuted in 1960, was charged with raping a 15-year-old girl . . . in 1967.

HBO is going ahead with four-hour doc on the life of Frank Sinatra, to be directed by Oscar-winner Alex Gibney.

Allentown's Amanda Seyfried is the new face of Givenchy fragrance.


The Tony Award nomination committee went crazy for the Cyndi Lauper musical "Kinky Boots" and "Matilda: The Musical," based on the book by Roald Dahl.

"Teen Mom" turned video sex act performer Farrah Abraham told In Touch magazine that now that she's made her lucrative "Farrah Superstar" porn deal with Vivid Entertainment, she can concentrate on getting her master's degree. Farrah will thus become the first student to enter grad school through the back door.


The surviving members of the Beastie Boys announced a deal for an untitled book about the trio, its place in hip-hop and hip-hop in general.


Colin Firth told film critic Gary Thompson that even though he plays a man who leaves his family in "Arthur Newman," he learned long ago that a happy family life is key to a happy life as an actor.

Rihanna spent $1 million to purchase a limited edition Mercedes-Benz SLR Stirling Moss for her boyfriend Chris Brown's birthday present. What would she have gotten him if he hadn't punched her face?

Fed up

One of Tattle's favorite most-together stars a few years back, Amanda Bynes, tells In Touch magazine, "I'm not crazy!"

Her behavior begs to differ.


Media analyst Howard Kurtz and the Daily Beast parted company after mistakes were found in Kurtz's column about basketball player Jason Collins coming out.

Bradley Cooper has backed out of the Natalie Portman Western "Jane Got a Gun," citing comflicts with his David O. Russell-directed ABSCAM movie.

According to, "My Fair Wedding" host David Tutera has ended his decade-long domestic partnership with husband Ryan Jurica.

Anna Camp ("Pitch Perfect," "True Blood") and her actor husband Michael Mosley are getting divorced after three years of marriage.

The National Enquirer says that country singer Jason Aldean's cheatin' has landed him in a divorce war that could cost him a $20 million beatin'.


Former couple Jennifer Lawrence and Nicholas Hoult were spotted having a cosy dinner in Los Angeles. "It looked like a date," the omnipresent anonymous eyewitness told People.

The London Sun says that Johnny Depp and Amber Heard are reportedly living together and he's talking marriage. She's saying, slow down, Tonto.

Ireland Baldwin, the 17-year-old daughter of Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger is dating stand-up paddleboarder Slater Trout. And no, we have no idea what a stand-up paddleboarder is either.

- and Daily News wire services contributed to this report.