George Michael Arrested, Beyoncé Goes Back to School

• George Michael is back in the news and, as usual, it has nothing to do with his music. The singer was arrested on Friday for driving drunk when he crashed his car into a truck. Michael, however, is insisting he was sober at the time. So maybe he's just a bad driver? [NYDN, E!]
• Is Joe Simpson trying to push the producers of American Idol to hire Jessica Simpson to replace Paula Abdul? That's the rumor. [P6]
• Amy Winehouse's soon-to-be ex-husband, Blake Fielder-Civil says the singer has been "begging him to get back together." Uh oh. [DM]
Beyoncé has been brushing up on her dance skills by "secretly" enrolling in ballet lessons at the Alvin Ailey School of Dance. [NYDN]

• Is Russian "It" girl Dasha Zhukova pregnant? Some say the girlfriend of Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich has been trying to cover up for a baby bump; her friends say her stomach is "as flat as a board." Developing! [P6]
• Speaking of women almost always described as "It" girls, author Marisha Pessl and her hedge fund husband are divorcing. [P6]
• A couple of clueless cops in New Jersey stopped Bob Dylan while he was talking a walk and demanded to see his ID. [NYDN]
• Related: One of India's biggest movie stars was detained by the authorities at Newark airport the other day, which has since spurred outrage all over South Asia. Good work, guys. [WP]
• Lily Allen had a breakdown on stage while performing in Helsinki. [DM]
• There have been a bunch of stories about Jon Gosselin and one or more of the 27 girls he's been dating recently. Since we can't being ourselves to read any of them, you're on your own here. [People, Us, MSNBC]
• Mark Wahlberg was rushed to the hospital on Friday after suffering smoke inhalation on the set of his new film. [NYDN]
• Rumer Willis turned 21 over the weekend—and she had a big party in Las Vegas to celebrate the occasion, naturally. [People]
• It looks like Jane Fonda is getting ready to walk down the aisle with her music producer boyfriend, which would make him her fourth hubby. [NYDN]
• Brad Pitt says he gave up smoking pot when he had kids. [Us]
• George Clooney says he plans to sue two newspapers and a photographer for taking photos of a 13-year-old girl on his property in Italy. [NYDN]
• Michael Phelps admit he had a bit of alcohol before getting into a car crash last week, but says the two aren't connected. [People]
• Alyssa Milano tied the knot with her agent over the weekend. [People]
District 9 was No. 1 at the box office this past weekend. [NYDN]
• Is Michael Jackson going to be buried anytime soon? [NYDN, NYDN]
• Hope you're sitting down for this troubling news: It seems Hugh Grant is thinking about quitting acting after "a string of stage fright attacks." [Sun]