Britney, Brown, & The Arrival of Prince Harry

• A recent Elle photoshoot with Britney Spears turned out to be a bit messier than expected. [P6]
• A photographer has filed suit against Chris Brown. He's claiming the singer's bodyguards beat him up when he tried to take pics of Brown in March. [Us]
• Is Anthony Weiner engaged to Huma Abedin? [P6]
Jay-Z is supposedly in talks with Lyor Cohen to set up a new record label at Warner Music. [NYDN]
• Chace Crawford may be having a fling with 19-year-old Sports Illustrated swimsuit model Esti Ginzburg. [P6]
• Jane Fonda knows how to travel. She pretends she's injured so she can cruise through security in a wheelchair, apparently. [NYDN]
• Get ready: Prince Harry arrives in NYC tomorrow. [NYDN]

• Those Anna Wintour ambassador rumors are bubbling up again. [P6]
• Last weekend, "Real Housewife" Jill Zarin tried to convince James Lipton to have her as a guest on his show. Yes, his show for actors. [NYDN]
• Brooke Astor trial update: The socialite spents lots of her time trying to figure out how to get out of paying taxes. [NYDN]
Kelly Ripa has filed suit against a company using her photos in its ads. [TMZ]
• Courtney Love's unpaid AmEx bill now stands at $352,059.67. [TMZ]
• Jessica Simpson is pitching a new reality TV show. The Price of Beauty will be about "society's outlook of women's bodies." [NYDN]
• The hotel in Turkey that paid a bunch of celebs seven-figure sums to show up last weekend didn't exactly get its money's worth. [P6]
• Lauren Conrad says the producers of The Hills forced her to do things she didn't want to do (like reconcile with Heidi), shockingly. [People]
• Todd Palin offered to buy daughter Bristol a car if she'd dump Levi. [NYM]
American Idol's Adam Lambert won't comment on his sexuality, other than to say that "conforming is not cool." [People]
• Lady Gaga talks all about how she's bisexual in the new Rolling Stone. [Us]
• Jennie Garth has some sort of heart ailment. [People]
• A new book about Merv Griffin details his secret gay affairs, if that is something you happen to be interested in reading about. [PH]
• Former porn mogul Al Goldstein has been living in the psych ward of the VA hospital on 23rd Street. In case you want to pop by for a visit. [P6]