Madonna Leans on Gwynnie, Padma the Manhunter

Now that she doesn't have Guy Ritchie to boss around, Madonna is finding more time to control everyone else: She's supposedly been "begging" Gwyneth Paltrow to leave her London home so they can spend more time together in New York. She's also busy orchestrating a reunion between Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears: All three will be performing together at Madge's concert in LA tonight. [The Sun, E!]
Padma Lakshmi is apparently on a "man-search" for a filthy rich boyfriend now that her flings with Ted Forstmann and Russell Simmons are over. [P6]
Now that the election is over, Tina Fey says she will be officially retiring her Sarah Palin impression. [Extra]

Beyonce says she's ready to go to work in the new Obama White House: "If they need me to volunteer, they need me to sing, I'm there, and I'm ready." [AP]
Amy Winehouse's husband, Blake Fielder-Civil, was released from jail yesterday. [NYDN, E!]
Kim Cattrall has confirmed that there will be a Sex and the City sequel. [NYDN]
French philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy and Daphne Guinness are apparently an item, even though he's still married. [R&M]
Robin Williams has supposedly been hanging out at Ally Hilfiger's Greenwich Village apartment lately because he's dating one of her friends. [P6]
Las Vegas police say Mos Def attacked a paparazzo back in August, and now they have warrant out for his arrest. [TMZ]
The father of Minnie Driver's baby is still a mystery, although some sources say he might be a TV writer who left her as soon as she got pregnant. [P6]
Jennifer Garner is tired of Ben Affleck's gambling in Vegas, so she's building him a poker room in their new mansion so he can gamble at home. [Janet Charlton]
Kendra Wilkinson and her new boyfriend, NFL star Hank Baskett, may be engaged. [E!]
Danny Bonaduce finalized his divorce this week, which means he gets to start paying $16,000 a month in spousal and child support. [E!]
Deftones bassist Chi Cheng was seriously injured in a car crash on Tuesday and is currently in a coma. [E!]
Actress Julie Bowden and singer Carnie Wilson both announced yesterday that they're pregnant. [People, Us]
Marilyn Manson and Evan Rachel Wood have broken up. [Star]
Jaime Pressly and her fiance, Eric Cubiche, have split. [E!]
Pete Wentz says his parents met when they were both legislative assistants for Joe Biden back in the '70s, in case you were wondering. [P6]