Wading through the murk so you don’t have to …
Katherine Jackson gets her grandkids back
Despite abandoning Prince, Paris and Blanket for more than a week, a judge has reinstated Michael Jackson’s mother as guardian of his children, after saying a court investigation found that she was doing “a wonderful job.”
According to the Los Angeles Times: “Judge Mitchell Beckloff said a cousin of the children, Tito Joe T.J. Jackson, who he tapped as a temporary guardian last week, would stay on and eventually share full guardianship with Katherine Jackson.
The judge said he was concerned by accusations aired in court last week regarding the alleged kidnapping of Katherine Jackson, but that a probate court investigator’s report reassured him of the wellbeing of Prince, 15; Paris, 14; and Blanket, 10.
“It’s clear to me that the children are well cared for by Mrs. Jackson. It is clear to me they love her very much,” Beckloff said at a hearing. He added that interviews conducted by the investigator with the children and the family matriarch, 82, indicated the trio have “a substantial, significant” relationship with T.J. Jackson and that his background – he is the son of the Jackson Five’s Tito – allow the children to relate to him.”
TMZ reports that Katherine filed a declaration as part of her bid to obtain co-guardianship over Prince, Paris, and Blanket. And it tells a pretty wacky story about why she didn’t contact the kids while she was at a health spa: “Katherine claims she was scheduled to go on a road trip to New Mexico to watch her sons in concert – but on July 14th, an unnamed doctor showed up to her house and told her it was better for her to take a plane instead. Katherine says she obliged – believing the doctor was under the orders of her longtime physician – but when she got off the plane … she found herself in Tucson, where she had been set up at a luxury resort … When she got to the resort, Katherine says her phone and iPad were taken away – and her in-room telephone was disconnected. She says her TV was also shut off.”
Fruit loops, the lot of them.
Proof! JLo’s toyboy is innocent!
In Touch magazine must be feeling mighty shakey right now, after running a cover story about JLo’s toyboy, Casper Smart, visiting a peep show for an erotic massage when he was just using the ATM …
Says DListed: “Four barbers who work at the Diamond Cuts barber shop in the building next to the peep show say that Casper has an alibi. They told Rumor Fix that Casper wasn’t getting a shiatsu massage on his toot hole and he wasn’t tap dancing for dick in a gay glory hole. They say Casper was getting a “skin fade” at their shop. Casper only went next door to the peep show, because he needed to use their ATM since he was all out of cash and used the allowance JLo gave him that morning to buy CZ studs at Claire’s.”
I just have one problem with this story (well, not just one, but this is the current concern) he had a “skin fade”? What the? OK, I just looked it up, apparently it’s some sort of haircut that’s very short on the bottom and gets progressively longer as it goes up, not skin bleaching. Phew.
Is Katy Perry sexual napalm?
It’s definitely on between Katy Perry and John Mayer. The pair were spotted having a lovey-dovey dinner at Chateau Marmont yesterday. For photo proof, click here. As Lainey Gossip says: “If Jessica Simpson was “sexual napalm”, how will he possibly describe Katy Perry? Really looking forward to that.”
Dlisted, as usual, is more colourful: “One of Katy Perry’s goals in life … must be to hump on every mega man skank on the CDC’s most wanted list. Because Katy has gone from riding on Russell Brand to taking a ride on John Mayer’s David Duke dick. Katy and John left Chateau Marmont together last night, and UsWeekly says that before every paps’ lens got covered in herp sores by taking these pictures, they were kissing each other inside the hotel: “Perry, 27, and Mayer, 34, had a leisurely dinner together at Chateau Marmont … And the date, the witness adds, was definitely romantic, with the “Teenage Dream” singer and Mayer “holding hands across the table,” sneaking kisses, and laughing.”
Liam: “I was not cool”
Liam Hemsworth is looking mighty fine on the cover of the latest Men’s Health in the US. But he’s insisting – as they always do, everyone loves an ugly duckling story – that he hasn’t always been this way: “I used to have an afro, like Will Ferrell in Semi-Pro,” Hemsworth jokes. “It was bleached blond from the sun. I was tall and awkward. I was not cool.”
He also raves about his fiance, Miley Cyrus: ”She’s an extremely strong, intelligent, supportive person.”
Ah, love is blind …
But he also let it slip that mean Miley won’t let him wear his favourite polo shirts because they’re not fashionable enough. A bit rich considering some of her skanky get-ups.
The skinny on SJP’s Glee role
Sarah Jessica Parker is set to pay a caricature of Vogue editor Anna Wintour on Glee and Anna has agreed to help her look the part. Glee co-creator Ryan Murphy has revealed to his Twitter followers: “Guess who’s helping us with Sarah Jessica Parker’s costumes on Glee? The amazing Anna Wintour!”
SJP will star alongside Kate Hudson, who plays a dance teacher in the next series.
Meanwhile SJP and Anna has been spotted having a skinny-off in New York – decide who won by clicking here.
Today’s hot pics
* Get green-eyed about Kim Kardashian’s “no photoshop” Instagram pic (above)
* Check out Neil Patrick Harris and his twins, Gideon and Harper (2) on a joint family holiday in St Tropez with Elton John and his son Zachary (1), here.
* Stickybeak at Isabella Cruise and her long-time boyfriend by clicking here.
* Check out how Jessica Simpson’s Weight Watchers diet is going (hint: badly) by clicking here.
* Russell Brand channels Captain Hook in new Disney ad, here.
* Ryan Gosling straddles a motorbike here.