HOLLYWOOD HOOKUP (FOX44) – According to reports, judge Cheryl Cole has been kicked off the upcoming talent show. TMZ sources say her thick British accent and lack of chemistry with fellow judge Paula Abdul may be to blame. Word is that Nicole Scherzinger is stepping in to take her place.
– Lindsay Lohan is officially under house arrest today. The 24-year old surrendered to authorities early this morning. She'll be confined to her Venice townhouse for two weeks or so. An electronic monitoring bracelet will make sure she stays there. The punishment stems from accusations the starlet stole a necklace from a jewelry store which violated her probation from a 2007 drunk driving charge
– Sarah Palin is getting more face time on the big screen. She's teamed up with documentary filmmaker Stephen Bannon to produce a film all about her. It's supposed to premiere in June in Iowa, prime territory for stating a presidential bid. The one million dollar venture will be titled "Undefeated”and will focus on Palin's life as Governor of Alaska.
– And thousands of miles away from the Oprah show finale the queen of daytime talk got a shout out from a Cali fan. The "Cardiff Kook" donned a wig and Oprah-style dress to mark the end of her 25-year reign on TV. The bronze statue is a tourist favorite and has taken on several looks since going up 4-years ago but fans love its newest look. Mos said: "I think she would get a kick out of it, with the books and everything. They did good" A million and a half fans wanted tickets to the final taping of Oprah's show but only about 400 got in.
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