Ten weeks after his death, the King of Pop was finally buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. A British woman from Warwickshire legally changed her name to Michael Jackson. Samantha Ronson, John Mayer, Travis Barker, D.J. Jazzy Jeff, and ex-girlfriend Nicole Richie stood by as DJ AM was buried at Hillside Memorial in LA. And in light of his untimely passing, Nike is delaying the launch of his shoe line. Ever the loyal fan, Anna Wintour gazed at Roger Federer from his box at the U.S. Open Wednesday night. Kate Hudson and A-Rod have been strolling around Rye, New York, close to where Rodriguez is renting a home. Rihanna has been acting “silly and touchy-feely” with Mary-Kate Olsen’s ex, Travis London, and the East Village tattoo parlor where she inked up three male staff members was just cited with a health violation. And Megan Fox boasts, “I constantly struggle with the idea that I think I’m a borderline personality — or that I have bouts of mild schizophrenia. I definitely have some kind of mental problem and I haven’t pinpointed what it is.”
An Australian gossip columnist made fun of Russell Crowe for pausing mid-bike-ride to smoke and scarf down three tacos, so he challenged the columnist to a twelve-mile bicycle duel and won. Woe is Robert Pattinson. He’s become a “prisoner of the paparazzi.” And he’s stuck in Vancouver. Jane Fonda, Danny Glover, and other film-industry types are protesting the Toronto Film Festival’s spotlight on Tel Aviv and leading Israeli filmmakers, claiming it is “complicit in the Israeli propaganda machine.” Halle Berry abstained from raw fish and alcohol at Nobu, which obviously means she’s preggers. Kim Kardashian passes the time by tweeting photos of herself in her underwear, and after shopping for baby clothes with her pregnant older sister Kourtney, she now wishes she was pregnant. And contrary to rumors, LiLo will not be pulling a Heidi Montag for Playboy. That’s a relief.
Like every other actress who doesn’t need to lose weight, Zooey Deschanel is upping her workout routine at L.A.’s Pure Barre. Chris Brown has a beef with Oprah because she dedicated her show about domestic violence to “all the Rihannas of the world,” explaining, “I did a lot of stuff for her, like going to Africa and performing for her school. She could’ve been more helpful, like, ‘OK, I’m going to help both of these people out.’” Jon Gosselin’s girlfriend has gone into hiding. We’d hide from him, too. Jay-Z admits that he offended a few people by keeping his wedding to Beyoncé so under-the-radar last year. Susan Boyle’s yet-to-be-released album is already topping Whitney Houston’s supposed comeback, I Look to You. Ouch.