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Tattle: Kelis wants Nas to pay up

THE KELIS-NAS break-up has turned Nas-ty. Pregnant with Nas' baby and due this month, Kelis claims her estranged husband has left her without a pot to have her water break in.

THE KELIS-NAS break-up has turned Nas-ty.

Pregnant with Nas' baby and due this month, Kelis claims her estranged husband has left her without a pot to have her water break in.

According to, Kelis is about to give birth and said, "I have run out of money."'s court reporters say Kelis, who married Nas in 2003, is asking a judge to order Nas to pay through the nose.

Seems fair. Nas says he's loaded.

Kelis wants spousal support, child support, all pregnancy-related expenses and half of all medical expenses after the child is born. She also wants $3,500 for a baby nurse and $20,000 for strollers, cribs and other baby supplies.

No hand-me-downs for this kid.

"My survival is based on [Nas'] will at this time. If he does not want to pay for an expense, it does not get paid," Kelis said.

And Kelis has a lot of expenses she expects Nas to pay because it doesn't appear as if she plans to pawn any of her pricey bling, including a princess-cut diamond tennis bracelet recently appraised for $190,000.

"My engagement ring," Kelis the show-off said, "is an approximately nine-carat cushion-cut diamond solitaire. I have numerous watches . . . such as Cartier, Rolex, Frank Muller and Chopard."

Sounds like she can afford a stroller. But that doesn't excuse Nas from chipping in.

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Thanks to all who entered.

Tattbits * E! Online says that Adam Lambert spent the weekend in the recording studio with  , producer of Lady Gaga's "Poker Face" and "Just Dance."


An RCA Records source said the aptly nicknamed Glambert's debut will mix "Queen-inspired" sounds with "a new sound that goes beyond what he did on 'Idol.' "

Wow, first a new element for the periodic table and now a new sound.

* Beyonce will perform at the BET Awards, part of a lineup that includes Kanye West, Maxwell, Young Jeezy, Ne-Yo and Soulja Boy.

Beyonce is nominated for a leading five BET Awards, including favorite R&B female and video of the year. Rapper T.I., who will not perform, also has five nods, followed by Lil Wayne, T-Pain and Keri Hilson, tied with four nominations each.

Jamie Foxx will host the show, to be broadcast live June 28.

* Brad Pitt and his siblings' families have given $1 million to help a Missouri hospital open a pediatric-cancer center that will be named for their mother.

The Pitts gave the money to St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Mo., on Saturday in honor of their mom's passion for children's issues.

The hospital is opening the Jane Pitt Pediatric Cancer Center this summer in the town where the Pitt kids grew up. The donation will pay to hire the only pediatric oncologist and hematologist in southwest Missouri.

The new center will make St. John's one of six affiliates of St. Jude's Children's Research in Memphis, meaning the center will be able to participate in St. Jude's clinical research trials.

* After taking a break Sunday and disappointing the fine people of Manchester, Susan Boyle was expected to rejoin the "Britain's Got Talent" live tour last night, her spokeswoman said.

Yes, she has a spokeswoman.

"She had one rest day, but she will be back on stage tonight," she said, adding that she expected Boyle to take part in the rest of the tour, which runs until early July. According to the Associated Press, the spokeswoman spoke anonymously in line with company policy.

How can a spokesperson speak anonymously? Isn't the whole point of a spokesperson to not be anonymous so his or her client can be anonymous?

* "Sopranos" star Drea de Matteo and her longtime boyfriend, country singer Shooter Jennings, are engaged.

Hopefully, he won't Shooter in the woods.

(It's a "Sopranos" reference, don't send letters.)

Publicist Amanda Silverman said Shooter surprised Drea by calling her to the stage at his concert Thursday in Utica, N.Y., and popping the question.

The couple have an 18-month-old daughter, Alabama.

Alabama joins other Southern states girls names, Virginia, Carolina, Georgia and Florida.

Can someone please name a child Pennsylvania? *

Daily News wire services contributed to this report.

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