Britney Spars with Mom, Shines at VMAs
  • Britney Spears is supposedly furious with her mother over her upcoming tell-all, which accuses the pop star's former manager of grinding up pills and sneaking them into her meals. She should be in a better mood, however, after she reads all the positive reviews from her appearance on the VMAs last night, where she kicked off the show and later won three awards. [P6, NYP]
  • Uma Thurman has been buying dresses two sizes larger than usual, which means she must be pregnant. [R&M]
  • Beyonce showed off her engagement ring from Jay-Z for the first time on Friday night, an 18-carat diamond that cost more than $5 million. [People]
  • Newlyweds James Gandolfini and Deborah Lin celebrated their wedding with a second reception inside a Manhattan loft on Friday night, where the Sopranos cast partied until the wee hours. [R&M]
  • Fabian Basabe says his wife, Martina Borgomanero, is pregnant. He also is planning to open a restaurant in Coral Gables, in case you care. [P6]
  • Ann Curry apparently got into a shouting match with a group of Alaskan delegates at the RNC. [P6]
  • Tommy Lee Jones slapped Paramount Pictures with a $10 million lawsuit for failing to pay him his box-office bonuses from No Country For Old Men. [USA Today]
  • Joe Francis won't be appearing on the next season of Donald Trump's Celebrity Apprentice because NBC execs were worried he'd upset advertisers. [P6]
  • Damon Dash is going to court with the mother of his son Boogie, who he says is denying him visitation rights. [TMZ]
  • Scottish singer KT Tunstall married her drummer, Luke Bullen, on Saturday. [People]
  • Restaurateur J.E. Englebert is furious with Top Chef winner Ilan Hall for bailing on Englebert's new Chelsea eatery. [P6]
  • Christy Turlington and Chelsea Clinton are both going back to school at Columbia. [R&M]
  • Kate Hudson acted like a diva at the premiere party for Rachel Zoe's new show; she cheered up, though, when Kevin Connolly came over to chat. [P6]
  • There's a small chance that Mary-Kate Olsen's upcoming guest appearance on Samantha Who? could lead to her own spinoff show. [Janet Charlton]
  • Natasha Bedingfield and boyfriend Matthew Robinson are engaged. [People]
  • Matthew McConaughey's Malibu neighbors think he's a bad influence on their kids. [Star]
  • Tiger Woods uses 129,000 gallons of water a month at his Jupiter Island estate, making him one of the 25 biggest water users in Orange County, Florida. [TMZ]
  • Gary Coleman hit a snapshot-seeking fan with his truck outside a bowling alley in Utah. [NYDN]