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Gwyneth Paltrow Makes a Fowl

The actress has made a video of herself preparing a roast chicken. Also in today's Gossipmonger: Angelina visits Iraq, and Gerard Butler is fat and now everyone knows it.

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Michael Stipe Is Finally Okay With Being Gay

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R.E.M.'s Michael Stipe finally comes clean about being gay in this month's Spin. Marc Jacobs and boyfriend Jason Preston got into numerous screaming matches while on vacation together in Turks and Caicos and flew back on separate private jets. Danny Masterson had his 32nd-birthday party at the South by Southwest music festival in Austin, and it had a mechanical bull. An unnamed socialite dropped from a size 14 to a size 0 by picking up a heroin habit. Eminem, however, has hired a personal trainer to help him lose weight.

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Model Man Scott Lipps Would Not Live in New York on $35,000

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Name: Scott Lipps
Job: President, One Management. Even though Lipps is a busy man during Fashion Week, he also just launched a pop-culture blog, The New Blog.
Neighborhood: Soho Who's your favorite New Yorker, living or dead, real or fictional? Actually, he was a Londoner (I'm a bit of an Anglophile), but he lived in New York. Does that count? That would be the greatest songwriter of all time, Mr. John Lennon. What's the best meal you've eaten in New York? Its a toss-up between a beautiful romantic evening I just had at Danube and the all-time favorite Sushi Yasuda…love that sushi . In one sentence, what do you actually do all day in your job? Manage, manage, manage…actors, models, musicians; I'm managing as we speak.

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CNBC's Erin Burnett's Favorite Characteristic in a Mate Is Money

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CNBC business anchor Erin Burnett dreams of men spending copious amounts of dough on her. Gus Wenner, son of Rolling Stone honcho Jann Wenner, was accepted early decision to Brown, and Jack Byrne, son of Ellen Barkin and Gabriel Byrne, was accepted to Bard. Jimmy Fallon and new wife Nancy Juvonen ate at Pastis. An upcoming "oral history" of Rudy Giuliani chronicles the former mayor's "petty, vindictive, small-minded maneuvering." Jay-Z says he is not concerned with the problematic rumors surrounding the opening of his new 40/40 club. Mary-Louise Parker and boyfriend Jeffrey Dean Morgan had coffee at Local on Sullivan Street.

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Central Park's Imagine Mosaic Is Collapsing

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Imagine there's no Imagine Mosaic (it's easy if you try): The centerpiece of Central Park's Strawberry Fields is in danger of collapsing. The first cracks appeared in the 25-year-old memorial five or six years ago, according to M.C. Reiley, the Central Park Conservancy's supervisor of monuments conservation, and what he called the "last, best chance" to save it came last week. "The problem is that it wasn't constructed very well," said Reiley, who is also a sculptor. The mosaic is eleven feet in diameter but sits on a concrete slab only ten feet across. "So, right off the bat there's been this problem with a half foot of the mosaic all the way around not resting on anything," Reiley explained.

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