Hollywood Dirt: Britney Spears’ New Man + Fergie’s Baby Bump & More
ROMANCE REPORT – BRITNEY SPEARS’ MYSTERY DATE INDENTIFIED: BRITNEY SPEARS has apparently found a new companion. TMZ has been hot on the trail of the “mystery man” Brit had a Valentine’s Day dinner with, and after days of poking around now identifies him as “David.” (PHOTO)
While they haven’t uncovered his last name yet, they have found several other things out:
•He’s a few years younger than Britney.
•He works at a law firm doing“field research.”
•He’s originally from Atlanta.
•He’s an avid golfer.
As for the Valentine’s Day date itself, the gossip site reports “it was pretty quick. They were in and out of the sushi joint in less than a half hour.” The bill was $60, and ,yes, David paid.
BABY POOP – FERGIE PREGNANT: Congratulations are in order for the Black Eyed Peas’ FERGIE, who is pregnant with her first child. Fergie went online yesterday to announce that she and hubby JOSH DUHAMEL are expecting, writing: “Josh & Me & BABY makes three!!!” Along with the news, she also Tweeted the composite pic below of themselves as children holding a cat.
Rumors that her lovely lady lumps were housing a lovely baby bump began swirling a couple of weeks ago after Fergie showed up at the premiere of Josh’s movie “Safe Haven” looking a little fuller than we’ve seen her in the past.
KHLOE KARDASHIAN MAY HAVE BEEN BOOTED FROM ‘X FACTOR': Has KHLOE KARDASHIAN been X’d out of The X Factor? According to a New York Post source, the tallest Kardashian sister has not been asked to return as co-host of the SIMON COWELL singing competition. Their insider says, “They are asking MARIO [LOPEZ] to come back, but not Khloe.”
Khloe hasn’t commented, and a spokesperson for “X Factor” would only say that no talent decisions have been made for the upcoming season. Judges BRITNEY SPEARS and L.A. REID have previously announced they won’t be returning next season.
KIM KARDASHIAN PACKING THEM ON – ‘FLIPPING OUT’ OVER PREGNANCY WEIGHT GAIN: KIM KARDASHIAN has always been a full figured kind of gal, but word is she’s not happy with her even fuller pregnancy figure.
Kim, who is five months pregnant, has reportedly gone up four cup sizes. An insider says, “At first, she didn’t mind because she was excited to be pregnant. But now she’s flipping out because she didn’t think it would be this extreme.” But baby daddy KANYE WEST doesn’t seem to mind the extra junk in Kim’s trunk. The source adds that Kanye “encourages her to eat whatever she wants. He tells her not to worry, and it makes her feel better.”
Meanwhile … An Internet report that seems dubious at best claims she and West are budgeting $780,000 to spend on nannies after the baby is born. A source tells the gossip site Showbiz Spy, “Each nanny will receive a salary of around $260,000 per year. They will be given a car each and new phones so that they can stay in touch with Kim and Kanye around the clock.”
The source adds that the couple plan to build a three-bedroom wing in their home just for the nannies, complete with a spa and kitchen area.
BABY POOP – HUGH GRANT A DAD AGAIN: HUGH GRANT is a dad again. The actor hit up Twitter to announce that he is now the father of a baby boy. “Am thrilled my daughter now has a brother,” he wrote. The child’s mother is Tinglan Hong, the same woman who gave birth to his daughter Tabitha in September 2011.
BABY POOP – MAYA RUDOLPH PREGNANT AGAIN: MAYA RUDOLPH is expecting again. The “Bridesmaids” star and her partner, writer/director Paul Thomas Anderson, are said to be expecting their fourth child later this year. The couple is already parents to a 7, 3, and 19 month old.
BABY POOP – BRYAN ADAMS WELCOMES SECOND DAUGHTER: BRYAN ADAMS and girlfriend Alicia Grimaldi welcomed a second daughter in London last week. The couple named the baby Lula Rosylea.
Adams explained the name in a statement released to Us magazine. “Rosylea” because she arrived “at tea time,” and “Rosylea is cockney-rhyming-slang in London for ‘a cup of tea’ and the name Lula comes from Gene Vincent’s song ‘Be-Bop-A-Lula.'”
LADY GAGA SHOWS US HER PICS: One week after announcing she was going to have to cancel the rest of her world tour because of a labial tear of the right hip, LADY GAGA posted a pic of how she’s been getting around lately. Meet “Emma”. Emma is her wheelchair.
SPLITSVILLE – POPULATION MAKSIM CHMERKOVSKIY: The romance between “Dancing with the Stars” pro dancers MAKSIM and PETA MURGATROYD is over … kaput … done. Sources tell Us Weekly the 10 month relationship ended two weeks before Valentine’s Day. “He wasn’t feeling her anymore,” said a source.
This isn’t Maksim’s first failed Dancing romance, either. He was previously engaged to fellow dancer KARINA SMIRNOFF.
IN DENIAL – KRISTEN BELL DISAVOWS FRISKY VET VISIT: KRISTEN BELL took to social medai to deny a Star magazine report that claimed she and fiancé DAX SHEPARD got “frisky” while taking their dog for a check-up at a vet in West Hollywood. “This is gross,” Bell wrote on her WhoSay account with a pic of the mag cover. “Obviously this never happened and if I ever was turned on around the smell of dog piss, I certainly wouldn’t apologize for it.”