Avery's Slip of the Tongue, Britney's Big Day

Hockey star/former Vogue intern Sean Avery was suspended from the NHL indefinitely yesterday following "inappropriate public comments" about ex-girlfriend Elisha Cuthbert. "It's become like a common thing in the NHL for guys to fall in love with my sloppy seconds," he said referring to Cuthbert's relationship with fellow hockey player Dion Phaneuf. [NYP]
Britney Spears celebrated her birthday and album release yesterday by lip-synching her way through a performance on GMA and then heading off to Tenjune, where she partied with the likes of Heidi Klum and Lance Bass. The comeback may be short-lived: She's still abusing prescription drugs and is "plagued by insomnia and shaking fits," at least according to the Star. [The Sun, ThisIsLondon, Star]
Blake Fielder-Civil, Amy Winehouse's estranged husband, just got out of prison. But now it looks like a return trip is in store. [Mirror, Daily Mail]

Donald Trump is supposedly furious with his brother for not getting a pre-nup before marrying Blaine Trump. Also, Blaine has hired the same lawyer who represented Ivana in her divorce case from Donald, in case you were wondering. [P6]
Paris Hilton's latest boyfriend is reportedly jewelry designer Pascal Mouawad. [Janet Charlton]
Lindsay Lohan wants everyone to know she and Samantha Ronson are not breaking up. Got that? Good. [NYDN]
Mary-Kate Olsen's rep wants everyone to know she's "absolutely not pregnant." Duly noted. [Us]
Beyonce probably should have shaved her armpits before showing up at the premiere of Cadillac Records. [Mirror]
Tina Turner performed at Madison Square Garden one day after she was hospitalized for a high fever. [P6]
Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt haven't been wearing wedding rings since they got back from their fake wedding in Mexico. [Star]
Patrick Swayze says reports that his cancer has spread and that he's close to death have been "greatly exaggerated." [NYDN]
Mariska Hargitay says she and her husband are planning to have a second baby. [People]
The IRS has slapped tycoon Lionel Pincus with a $10 million property lien. [P6]
All that news a couple weeks ago about Sienna Miller and Balthazar Getty splitting up? It probably wasn't true. [P6]
Kristin Chenoweth is writing a memoir about growing up as an adopted child. [Daily Express]
Cher is coming out with a new album. [P6]
Jessica Simpson supposedly wants to enroll in some college-level theology classes. Her inspiration? Watching a Da Vinci Code special on the Discovery Channel eight times. [P6]