Montel Williams dunzo, Angelina is preggers

Spice Girls cancel a majority of international shows

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009

The Spice Girls

• readers voted Katherine Heigl first place on the web site’s annual “Top 99 Most Desirable Women” list. The four runner-ups included Kate Beckinsale, Eva Mendes, Jessica Alba and Victoria’s Secret model Alessandra Ambrosio. The list of women was composed based on “all the qualities of an ideal girlfriend or wife,” with “all” most likely referring to good looks alone. Eva Longoria Parker, number 29 on the list, disagrees and claims she made the cut because she married Tony Parker and so, “People think, ‘Cool! Sports guy!’” You have to give Eva credit " it was a nice effort to appear modest.

Montel Williams, daytime talk show host, has announced that after 17 years his show will cease production. The Montel Williams Show was best known for melodramatic paternity tests, inspiring true stories, Williams’ Oprah-like motivational speeches and his tendency to cry on-air. Paternity test enthusiasts need not fret " there’s always Maury.

Angelina Jolie’s potato sack dress at the Screen Actors’ Guild Awards not only put her on some worst dressed lists, but also nurtured pregnancy rumors. Jolie, with Brad Pitt by her side, was “glowing” in her Hermes “vintage maternity chic” dress. Sources claim that Jolie is carrying her second child and some even report that she is having twins.

• The production of Blue Valentine, Michelle Williams’ current movie project, has been paused to give her time to grieve over the loss of her ex-fiancé, Heath Ledger. Also, a friend of Jake Gyllenhaal says that Ledger’s Brokeback Mountain co-star is taking his death “harder than most people.”

The Spice Girls have cancelled shows in China, Australia, South Africa and Argentina due to “family and personal commitments.” However, the London Daily Mirror reports that the Mels are the reason why girl power will not spread past the Western hemisphere. Mel B., better known as Scary Spice, has not been enjoying her time on the comeback tour because she misses her family and has found new opportunities since her success on Dancing With the Stars. Mel C., or Sporty Spice, has been the “least excited” about the reunion, fearing that it will damage her solo career. There is also speculation that Victoria would rather be known as Posh in the fashion industry. The News of the World quotes Mrs. Beckham as saying, “The reason I decided to do the tour was to show my kids that mummy was a pop star once. I’m not in the music industry anymore. I’m in the fashion industry.”

Paris Hilton has taken on the responsibility of playing marketing executive for her new film, The Hottie and the Nottie. The ex-con heiress stepped back into the limelight by appearing on David Letterman, MTV’s Total Request Live and making out with Elisha Cuthbert. A witness tells the New York Post the two friends were “all over each other and making out.” Well, that’s one way to drum up publicity.

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