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The week in celebrity news

Paris Hilton, Amanda Bynes, Gal Gadot and more.

Paris Hilton (what's her title these days, anyway?) had a run-in Thursday with Twitter when some sneaky person faked a tweet in her name. And said blurb reflected, like, poorly on the hotel heiress. (There it is.)

"RIP Nelson Mandela. Your 'I Have A Dream' speech was so inspiring. Amazing man"

The Twitterverse was shocked, shocked, we tell you that she confused the late imprisoned anti-apartheid leader and former president of South Africa with Martin Luther King Jr., the American civil-rights leader.

So not true, according to reports. Hilton was on a Miami-bound flight when the tweet went out. When she landed, she wrote, "He was a true Hero & the world is a better place because of him."

Hilton also had some words for her impersonator: "Whoever made that stupid fake tweet lacks respect to the loss the world is mourning right now. Same goes for all the blogs who ran with it."

Tattle learned the troubled Queen of Selfies, Amanda Bynes, 27, had left an inpatient mental-health treatment facility.

Bynes has been in treatment since July, when she was placed on a psychiatric hold after starting a fire in a driveway in her hometown of Thousand Oaks, Calif. Her mother, Lynn Bynes, was granted a temporary conservatorship over the actress, but the case was dismissed because Amanda's care was being overseen by a mental-health court.

Her lawyer wrote in a statement to People magazine that Amanda's treatment will continue and she's considering a return to school to study fashion design.


Warner Bros. announced Gal Gadot, an Israel-born actress and former Miss Universe contestant, will portray Wonder Woman in the studio's superhero team-up film with Batman (Ben Affleck) and Superman (Henry Cavill).

Autopsies were completed this week on the bodies of "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker and his friend Roger Rodas, both of whom died in a fiery weekend car crash.

The actor died from the "combined effects of traumatic and thermal injuries," according to the autopsy released by the Los Angeles County coroner's office.

Meanwhile, Universal Pictures announced it was shutting down production of "Fast & Furious 7," whose July release date remains up in the air.

"At this time, we feel it is our responsibility to shut down production on 'Fast & Furious 7' for a period of time so we can assess all options available to move forward with the franchise. We are committed to keeping 'Fast & Furious' fans informed, and we will provide further information to them when we have it. Until then, we know they join us in mourning the passing of our dear friend Paul Walker," the studio said in a statement.

Philly native and Hollywood star Maria Bello came out over the Thanksgiving weekend in the "Modern Love" section of the New York Times.

Bello, 46, wrote about telling her 12-year-old son, Jack (from a relationship with ex-boyfriend Dan McDermott), about the relationship with her longtime friend Clare.

"I was with someone romantically and I hadn't told him," Maria wrote. "I had become involved with a woman who was my best friend, and, as it happens, a person who is like a godmother to my son."

- Howard Gensler has the day off