Dawn Holland

, the Betty Ford Center chemical-dependency tech who leaked news that

Lindsay Lohan

had allegedly attacked her after getting drunk with her roommates, has been given the sack - and a sackload of dough.

RadarOnline says Holland was fired for blabbing about the Dec. 12 incident to TMZ in exchange for a nice payday (between $10,000 and $15,000).

LiLo, who was sent to rehab after serving 13 days in jail for violating her probation in an '07 DUI case, claims Holland was so abusive she made her cry. LiLo says she was sober.

(We assume she knows one shouldn't drink while being treated for alcohol and drug dependency.)

Making babies

Celebs continue to breed.

Friends alum David Schwimmer, 44, and his 26-year-old wife, Zoe Buckman, who wed in June, are expecting their first baby, their reps tell Entertainment Weekly, describing the couple as "thrilled." David also is on the verge of delivering his latest film as a director. Trust, starring Clive Owen and Catherine Keener, is due in April.

Heroes' baddest bad girl, Ali Larter, gave birth to a boy on Monday in Lalaland, her rep tells UsMagazine.com. Theodore Hayes MacArthur is the first baby for Ali, 34, and her hub, Perfect Couples actor Hayes MacArthur, 33.

"He's our perfect Christmas present," says Ali. The couple wed in August '09 after seven years of dating.

Speaking of booze . . .

The Hartford Courant says police have arrested two young gents,

Alexander Hernandez

, 19, and

Santos Padilla

, 21, after finding them hiding in closets in

50 Cent

's Farmington, Conn., manse. The lads hadn't lifted any loot - except for a bottle of wine. Cops found Hernandez sipping Fiddy's vino.

Tidbits 'n' pieces

Life & Style says former prez

Bill Clinton

will celebrate his 65th b-day in August with a concert for 20,000 of his closest pals at Lalaland's Staples Center. His reps are reportedly talking to

Paul McCartney

,

Mary J. Blige

,

Jay-Z

, and

Bruce Springsteen

about performing. . . . No need to refer to him as Sir

Darth Vader

just yet:

American Idol

and

X Factor

misanthrope

Simon Cowell

tells

Extra

rumors that

Queen Elizabeth II

plans to knight him in 2011 are untrue. . . . The London zebra crossing made famous by the

Beatles

'

Abbey Road

album cover was named a site of national importance Wednesday by the British government.

The prince and the glue . . .

Zsa Zsa Gabor

's better half, Prince

Frederic Von Anhalt

, glued shut his right eye Tuesday after mistaking a bottle of his wife's nail glue for eyedrops, says CNN. Von Anhalt, 68, was treated at a Beverly Hills hospital. He's fine, but must wear an eye patch for two weeks.

Today in ShowBiz news

The curtain will go up again Thursday on

Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark

after the producers of the accident-plagued Broadway musical agreed to new safety precautions to prevent another fall like the one that left a stuntman seriously injured. Wednesday night's performance was canceled so that the cast and crew of the $65 million production could rehearse the new precautions.

Michael Jackson's posthumous CD has failed to top Billboard's album charts! Michael debuted this week at No. 3, selling 228,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Taylor Swift's Speak is at No. 1, with 259,000. Scottish import Susan Boyle is in second place with The Gift, which sold 254,000 units.

Julie Andrews, 75, Dolly Parton, 64, jazz drummer Roy Haynes, 85, and American punk heroes the Ramones will receive Grammys for lifetime achievement at a special event on Feb. 12, a day before the Grammy Awards ceremony.

A video for a cause

Sudanese singer and rapper

Emmanuel Jal

says he wants his new music vid, "We Want Peace," to educate Americans about the ongoing strife in Sudan.

He says he's worried about his country's Jan. 9 referendum, which may result in his native southern Sudan gaining independence from the north.

This article contains information from Inquirer wire services and websites. Contact "SideShow" at sideshow@phillynews.com.