Kelly's Special Friend, Kiefer Goes Free

• Is Andre Balazs the latest man to fall victim to Kelly Bensimon's feminine charms? Life & Style reports the hotelier and the "housewife" were seen getting cozy in Miami recently. [L&S]
• Kiefer Sutherland is in the clear. Prosecutors have dropped charges against him in connection with his assault on Jack McCollough back in May, since the designer has proved to be an "uncooperative witness." [NYDN]
• Mischa Barton is still in the hospital and may lose the role on the TV show that she was supposed to start filming this week. So what made her snap? In addition to all the drug stuff, she may be suffering from body image issues, too. [Sun, People]
• Ruth Madoff was supposedly spotted at LaGuardia en route to visit her husband in jail. And she was supposedly wearing ripped jeans, too. [P6]

• A month after splitting with Katie Lee Joel, Billy Joel is reportedly involved with Alex Donnelley, formerly of The Young and The Restless. [P6]
• Jennifer Love Hewitt and Jamie Kennedy didn't get engaged, after all. [People]
• Jessica Simpson has been a little depressed recently. [People]
• Michael Jackson's final rehearsals are going to be turned into a movie. One that will come out the day before Halloween, creepily. [Showbiz411]
• Jon Gosselin is the best boyfriend ever, according to his new girlfriend, Hailey Glassman. But you knew that already, right? [People]
• Bam Margera is out of the hospital after a dehydration incident over the weekend. Just in case you were worried about him or something. [NYDN]
• Kendra Wilkinson's reality show on E! has been renewed. Also, she's expecting to give birth to her first kid on Christmas Day. [THR, Us]
• Brittny Gastineau would like to make it clear that she was just joking when she was interviewed by Sacha Baron Cohen for Bruno and she suggested that Jamie Lynn Spears should have had an abortion. [P6]