Brad Pitt's Close Call; Jared and Ivanka Seal the Deal

• Brad Pitt lives. Although his motorcycle was rear-ended by a paparazzo's car on Saturday and he lost his balance, neither he nor his bike suffered any damage, although he did get to exchange a few "heated" words with the photographer before leaving the scene. [Us]
• Lindsay Lohan's downward spiral continues, not surprisingly. She's been dropped by her record label, Casablanca Records, and there are reports that she isn't even getting paid for her gig as Emanuel Ungaro's "artistic adviser." And she's been on a "serious shopping spree" in recent days, which probably isn't good news. Then again, she's being followed around by camera crews, so maybe this will all be turned into a reality show at some point. [P6, NYDN]
Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner tied the knot in front of 500 guests yesterday in an "over the top" ceremony at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey. (On hand for the big event: Andrew Cuomo, Rudy Giuliani, Anna Wintour, Barbara Walters, Sheldon Silver, and Emmy Rossum, among others.) The couple is heading to Africa on their honeymoon. [NYP]

• Madonna touched down in Malawi over the weekend and will break ground on the school she's building there later today. [CNN]
• ESPN's Steve Phillips is now out of a job following the revelation last week he had an fling with a 22-year-old production assistant. [TMZ]
• Justin Timberlake was granted a temporary restraining order against an 48-year-old woman supposedly who was allegedly stalking him and showed up at his house three times unannounced (and presumably not because she was looking to do some early trick-or-treating. [Us]
• The Todd English/Erica Wang saga continues: Some are saying the chef bailed on his plans to marry Wang because he was "crumbl[ling under the stress of running his restaurant empire during the economic crisis." His friends maintain it was becuase Wang attacked him and called his children "spoiled little pigs." [P6]
• Model Samantha Burke reportedly got paid $300,000 by a British magazine tabloid for pics of her baby with Jude Law, and a tell-all interview to go with them. [NYDN]
• Meanwhile, Jude Law was told to stop smoking in an East Village bar. Where he was making out with a girl in a booth. Bad Jude! [P6]
• More details are emerging about the ring of teenage thieves who targeted Hollywood's B and C list. On bit of good news: Although Dr. Robert Rey from Dr. 90210 was on the hit list, he was spared. [TMZ, NYP]
• Bill Maher says his relationship with his new girlfriend is "serious," and he may even marry her, even though in the past he's said he's against marriage. Not surprisingly, she's a model and 31 years his junior. [NYDN]
• Unlikely pals: Al Sharpton and James Gandolfini. [P6]
• Levi Johnston's Playgirl shoot is set for mid-November "in order to get the pictures out for the holidays," says his dad. His manager says he's "90 percent sure" the pics will feature full-frontal nudity, so if you're still debating what to get grandma for Christmas, your quest ends here. [P6]
• Amy Winehouse and ex-husband Blake Fielder-Civil have updated their statuses on Facebook to "married." Once again. Maybe it was her new boobs that brought them back together? [The Sun]
• Not to be outdone by Jeremy Piven at a charity fundraiser, Charlize Theron offered up a kiss to the highest bidder and ended up smooching the winner—a woman—for 20 seconds. [Us]
• Andrew Lloyd Weber has been diagnosed with prostate cancer. His rep has confirmed he's in the "early stages." [NYDN]
• Roman Polanski could face two years behind bars if he's eventually extradited to the U.S. [MSNBC]
• Katy Perry had a Charlie and the Chocolate Factory-themed 25th birthday party over the weekend in West Hollywood. Guests were asked to wear white and then they were doused with neon paint. How... fun. [DM]
• Jon and Kate Gosselin are headed to court today. Again. [People]