Taylor Swift Turns Red On Ellen About Ex-Boyfriends

Don’t want to kiss and tell? Just ring a bell!

That’s what Ellen DeGeneres tried to get Taylor Swift to do on her show (airing Thursday). But the country-pop star got more than a little uncomfortable with giant pictures of herself with exes (and rumored exes) Taylor Lautner, John Mayer, Joe Jonas, Cory Monteith and a few faces went up on a screen behind her.

Stop it, stop it, stop!” Taylor squealed, unwilling to play Ellen’s game of “ringing a bell” to narrow down who songs on her new album Red are written about. “This makes me feel so bad about myself.”

“Every time I come here you put like a different dude up there on the screen. And it just makes me really question like what I stand for as a human being,” she said. “There’s never been two guys on the screen two visits in a row. It’s sad.”

Taylor explained she didn’t want to explicitly reveal who her songs were written about because it’s “the one shred of dignity” she has left. “People go and makes guesses about it and the only thing that I have is that one card. “

Khloe Kardashian And Mario Lopez Join X Factor

Khloe Kardashian and Mario Lopez will officially be the new co-hosts of “X Factor” sources have confirmed.

Khloe and Mario have been this close to a deal for months but now it’s confirmed they’ve both signed on the dotted line, it’s a done deal.

We’re told the duo’s salaries will add millions to the budget on top of an already enormous talent budget with Britney Spears in the lead at $15 mil.

Khloe & Mario are expected to debut on the show in November.

Lindsay Lohan To Sit Down With Barbara Walters For An Exclusive Interview

Lindsay Lohan will sit down for an exclusive interview with Barbara Walters, sources confirm.

According to the report, Walters recently visited the set of Lohan’s new TV movie, Liz & Dick, where the troubled 26-year-old starlet took the famed TV journalist behind the scenes of the much-anticipated production and gave a couple of interviews.

An updated interview will also be added to the special, which is set to air in the coming weeks. We’re not sure if the updated interview will include the actresses recent troubles with mom Dina and father Michael. Lindsay has recently been advised by her mom to get a protection order against her father.

Liz & Dick, in which Lohan portrays the late Oscar-winning icon Elizabeth Taylor, airs Nov. 25 on Lifetime.

Kanye West Loses It Over Reggie Bush Questions

Kanye and Kim Kardashian were leaving a dinner date in Miami Beach, when a paparazzi shouted, “Kim did you know Reggie is here having dinner?”

The pap continued, “Did you wanna go congratulate him on his pregnancy?”

That’s when Kanye snapped — angrily rushing after the female paparazzi grasping for her camera — but never actually striking the woman. Kim was smiling during the entire confrontation.

K&K then got into a waiting Rolls Royce Phantom and left the scene.

Afterward, the pap told other photogs, “Kanye West just tried to beat me up.”

I guess the paps know what not to ask the next time they see Kimye in the streets!

Battlefield America Premiering Today On B.E.T.

Tune in to B.E.T. today at 8:30pm est/5:30pm pst for the world television premiere of Battlefield America starring Marques Houston, Mekia Cox and Lynn Whitfield! Don’t miss it! Watch an exclusive clip below!

Nicki Minaj Lashes Out At Mariah Carey On American Idol

Nicki Minaj derailed the “American Idol” auditions in Charlotte, North Carolina Tuesday, after swearing at Mariah Carey and threatening, “I’m gonna knock you out” … sources tell TMZ.

In the footage, obtained by TMZ, Nicki is clearly furious … shouting, “I told them I’m not f*ckin’ putting up with her f**kin’ highness over there.”

Sources say Nicki later threatened to “knock out” Mariah … but she said it before the video starts.

It all went down while the two were sitting at the judge’s table … with Keith Urban sitting in between them and Randy Jackson sitting on the far end, next to Mariah.

We’re told the whole thing exploded over a disagreement over a contestant’s performance.

Listen closely as you play the video … you’ll hear

Nicki Get this s**t in self control. Get in control. Get in control.
Randy Settle down, settle down.
Nicki Don’t lose your head. Don’t lose your head (inaudible). Don’t tell me I’m a gangster.
Nicki (inaudible) every 5 minutes. So every time you patronize me, I’m-ma take it back, and if you’ve got a f**king problem, handle it.
Nicki I told them I’m not f**kin’ putting up with her f**king highness over there. Figure it the f**k out. Figure it out.
Nicki I’m not gonna sit here every f**king minute to have you come down and harass me every minute everyday.

Mariah is talking back at Nicki but it’s hard to hear what she’s saying.

According to our friends at MouthToEars.com, producers ended the auditions for the day so the two judges could cool down. We’ve confirmed that happened.

Big wigs on the show seem uncharacteristically upset by the blow up. It seems producers are worried about Mariah and Nicki co-existing for the long haul. [TMZ]

Kate Gosselin Gets Turned In To Child Protective Services

Robert Hoffman, who is a friend of Kate’s ex husband Jon Gosselin, just released his e-book: Kate Gosselin: How She Fooled The World. The book was pulled from Amazon within two days after two high-powered law firms took aim at the author.

Hoffman says he has Kate’s personal journal, emails, contracts, tax returns and more, all gathered (he says) from computer hard drives he retrieved from her trash.

And those journals, Hoffman alleges, reveal that Kate has been violent toward her children. Many of his allegations cannot be repeated by Radar as they are potentially libelous and lack independent substantiation.

In an email interview, Hoffman told Radar that he has reported Kate to the authorities for the sake of her children.

“I personally contacted Child Protection Services (sic) twice in 2010 when I found the journal,” Hoffman said, “I sent them copies of what I had and they told me they would look into it and that’s the last I heard. I’ve tried to talk to Kate several times in 2010 but she wouldn’t acknowledge my existence.”

Hoffman’s book has stoked the Jon versus Kate debate yet again and takes anti-Kate fervor to new heights as he alleges that she is out of control and repeats old charges of her fanatical freebie-seeking behavior.

His most incendiary charges concern her interaction with the children and her “personal journal” that he quotes from contains admissions of behavior that include spanking the children with a spoon and worse.

In his book, Hoffman claims to have spoken to hundreds of people, and he told Radar in the email interview: “My sources include former crew members who witnessed” the alleged behavior toward the children that caused him to call authorities.

William and Connolly, representing TLC and its parent network, alleges the book contains confidential information.

Hoffman goes on to say, “I can tell you that all of my information regarding Kate Gosselin used in the book was obtained by me personally through completely legal means.”

Hoffman also insists that his material from Kate’s computer is genuine and that, “anyone with basic knowledge of computers can look at the discs and see when they were created and if they were ever modified in any way.

“The book contains about ten percent of what was found in the computer files. There is so much more that hasn’t been revealed. I also have physical and photographic evidence to back up my claims in the book.”

Jon Gosselin has not commented publicly on Hoffman’s book and his allegations.

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