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Al Sharpton claims he is not backing Hillary Clinton for president, despite a rumor that he and Bill smoked cigars in Harlem two weeks ago. Rupert Murdoch would back Michael Bloomberg for president, if Bloomberg were to run. A $1.5 million lawsuit against Beyoncé, regarding her House of Dereon clothing line, was thrown out. Michael Jackson was reported to have been hospitalized for pneumonia, but his flack says he’s just fine. Bravo is shooting a reality show about photog Patrick McMullan. Jenna Jameson hasn’t been attending meetings with mainstream producers regarding the film adaptation of her book How to Make Love Like a Porn Star because she’s allegedly unhappy with her vaginoplasty.

Lebron James took his teammates to Scores for a pick-me-up after a loss to the Knicks. Halle Berry says she tried to commit suicide after her marriage to David Justice failed. George Clooney claims he was not behind that clip of I Heart Huckabees director David O. Russell cursing out Lily Tomlin. Diddy was supposed to perform with Snoop Dogg in London, but Dogg encountered visa problems. Naomi Campbell, Queen Latifah, Missy Elliot, and Marc Ecko partied with a bunch of “hot lesbians” at Gold Bar. Young Buck’s album-release party was a marijuana-friendly affair. The odds are even as to whether Sly Stone will show up at his band’s concert tomorrow night in Vegas. David Beckham’s wandering eye caused wife Posh Spice to leave the table at Nobu in London. Brian Grazer’s wife, Gigi, ate at Michael’s.