Lindsay Lohan Is Just Misunderstood

• Dina Lohan, America's No. 1 mom and the face of a new line of shoes, is defending Lindsay against her dad's accusation that the actress is addicted to drugs and desperately needs an intervention. ("I have no idea what he is talking about," Dina says.) She also stood up for LiLo's fashion design skills, even after her debut as Emanuel Ungaro's "artistic adviser" was savaged by the press earlier this week: "The critics can say whatever they want, but Lindsay is a genius," she said. [P6, NYDN, Radar]
• Mischa Barton reportedly "had a drink in hand all night" on the LES on Wednesday, where she was seen buying shots for Young Veins' frontman Ryan Ross. Where's Michael Lohan when you need him? [NYDN]
• Meanwhile, model Agyness Deyn is reportedly laying off the booze in solidarity with her boyfriend, Albert Hammond Jr., who is in rehab. [P6]

• Kelly Bensimon has odor issues. She was reportedly "running around and telling people to smell her" the other night because Tom Ford's perfumer was at the same party and she was dying for him to create a line of fragrances for her. Eau de Pocahontas, perhaps? [P6]
• Russell Brand and Katy Perry are still hanging out in Paris, and he reportedly got a tattoo of the chorus from a Morrissey song as an ode to his woman. Young love, so beautiful. [NYDN, The Sun]
• David Hasselhoff was reportedly hospitalized in London after another boozy bender during which he supposedly hit a hotel doctor. Perhaps the most important detail from this story? The Hoff supposedly wet the bed. [The Sun]
• Khloe Kardashian will now be Khloe Kardashian Odom after marrying Lamar Odom. She won't give up the Kardashian because "she is far more marketable" that way. Sadly. [P6]
• Nic Cage reportedly owes $6.6 million in back taxes. [TMZ]
• Nick Lachey said he was "single for a minute" but now he and Vanessa Minnillo have "kind of patched things up." Somewhere, Jessica Simpson is crying. [People]
• Another day, another Housewife controversy. Danielle Staub of The Real Housewives of New Jersey has been sued by her ex, Kevin Maher, for telling People that he raped her, "inserted a handgun inside [her]" to play Russian roulette, and hanged her dog. [TMZ, People]
• What do the women of Hollywood see in Adam Duritz of the Counting Crows? Who knows, but Emmy Rossum is his latest victim. [NYDN]
• Miley Cyrus is quitting Twitter. She said it's because her boyfriend, actor Liam Hemsworth, doesn't have an account. But Twitter isn't a man down. Tracy Morgan signed up. So it's even. [P6]
Donald Trump doesn't like waiting so much that he once took off in his plane without ex-wife Marla Maples because she was five minutes late and even though he saw her on the tarmac. Daughter Ivanka Trump pleaded with him, she writes in her new book, The Trump Card, but that didn't do any good: "No, Ivanka. You have to be on time." [P6]
• Did Keira Knightley post on Twitter that she got "attacked by a stranger on the street"? It's unclear, but if it wasn't her, someone has a stupid sense of humor. [3am]
• Angelina Jolie is reportedly back on friendlier terms with her dad, Jon Voight. "We're in contact now and writing letters," she supposedly said. [The Sun]
• Hilary Swank said she walks around naked in front of her boyfriend's six year-old son. Grody. [Marie Claire, NYDN]
• Isaiah Washington, the former Grey's Anatomy star who called T.R. Knight a "faggot" on-set, still can't find any work. [MSNBC]
• Justin Timberlake will appear on Jay Leno on Monday via satellite. [Us]
• Woody Harrelson punched a paparazzo at Newark airport in April, and his defense was that he mistook the photographer for a zombie. Paul McCartney came up with the line. Hilar. [P6]
• Audrina Patridge is "single and happy" after splitting with Aussie BMX racer Corey Bohan. Don't worry, MTV producers will find her a new boyfriend soon. [People, Us]
• Marge Simpson will grace the November cover of Playboy, and she even has as three-page spread inside. She'll reportedly appear in cartoon lingerie. No word yet on whether you'll get to see her naked cartoon body parts, which would be hot. [TMZ]
• Jon and Kate Gosselin didn't throw down as was expected at their twins' birthday party yesterday and kept things "cordial," according to Jon. He gave one nine year-old twin a laptop, the other an ATV, which sounds nice. Well, except that one daughter's name was spelled wrong on her birthday cake. [NYDN, People, Us]
Christie Brinkley and Peter Cook agreed to sell their boat, Sweet Freedom, and donate the money to charity. But now they're warring over which charity. She wants a battered women's shelter; he wants it to go to a "group that helps troubled youth." In the meantime, they've probably wasted all the money from the sale of the boat on legal fees. [NYP]
Chris Rock, who is accused of stealing the idea behind Regina Kimbell's Nappy Roots to create his docu-comedy Good Hair, has denied the accusation in a court filing and says there are no similarities. The judge agreed, and said he could release the film. [NYP, TMZ]
• Elizabeth Taylor's heart operation went "perfectly," she says. [Us]