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Wegmans pulled Alec Baldwin commercials following airplane controversy

Alec Baldwin’s antics aboard an American Airlines flight have gotten him grounded as a spokesman for a New York-based supermarket chain. A spokeswoman for Wegmans Food Markets tells Rochester media outlets that the company pulled television ads featuring Baldwin after some customers complained about his behavior that resulted in his being booted from a Dec. 6 flight at Los Angeles International Airport. Baldwin was removed from the New York-bound plane for refusing to turn off his cell phone.

The TV spots were filmed for the 2010 holiday season. The commercials were supposed to run again for three weeks last month but were pulled a week early, after Baldwin’s airline dustup. Baldwin was hired for the ads after he mentioned that his mother, who lives in the Syracuse area, is a loyal Wegmans customer.

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Steven Tyler confirms engagement

Aerosmith frontman and American Idol judge Steven Tyler has confirmed that he is indeed ready to walk (this way) down the aisle again.

Tyler’s rep has confirmed to EW that the erstwhile 63-year-old rocker and father of four will be a groom for the third time when he weds longtime girlfriend Erin Brady, 38. No date has yet been set.

Rachel Zoe protege Brad Goreski scores stylist gig

Will stylist Brad Goreski be taking his signature bow ties to the runway? The Rachel Zoe protege and star of his own Bravo series premiering Monday, It’s a Brad, Brad World, announced on Twitter that he’s taking a new role as the Exclusive Brand Stylist at designer Kate Spade.

“I am thrilled to say that I will be working with @katespadeny as their Exclusive Brand Stylist!! I’m so excited!! bit.ly/vrUG20 @wwd,” Goreski tweeted.

Women’s Wear Daily first reported the news. Goreski told WWD “We see so many people carrying the bags and the accessories. It’s my hope to get the ready-to-wear out there and see it more on the streets and see people playing with it and making it their own.”

'Real Housewives of New Jersey' husband Joe Giudice indicted

Joe Giudice, the husband of Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice, has been indicted. According to People, the former real estate developer was charged with one count of impersonation and one count of wrongfully using another person’s identifying information when he allegedly used his brother’s marriage and birth certificates to obtain a license after his own was suspended following a 2010 DUI arrest. The indictment is the latest in a string of legal troubles for the family that includes lawsuits, arrests, and bankruptcy claims. If convicted, Giudice could be in prison for up to 11.5 years.

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'Teen Mom' Amber Portwood in trouble again

It won’t be a very happy holidays for Teen Mom star Amber Portwood, who was arrested Monday in Indiana after a judge issued a warrant for her arrest for probation violation.

Portwood, who was previously arrested on felony domestic-battery charges, is expected to spend the holidays behind bars, according to reports. The 21-year-old was given a suspended two-year jail sentence but was accused last month of battery and public intoxication following a fight in a local restaurant and reportedly has failed to complete other terms of her probation. She is scheduled to appear in court Jan. 13.

Chaz Bono and fiancee call off engagement

Activist and Dancing With the Stars contestant Chaz Bono and fiancée Jennifer Elia have ended their engagement and relationship, reports People. “Thanks for your concern about our separation,” Bono tweeted earlier today. “I’m doing fine, and we remain on good terms with nothing but respect and affection 4 each other.” The couple had been together for four years when Bono announced his decision in 2009 to transition from female to male.

'Survivor's Jeff Probst ties the knot

Survivor host Jeff Probst married actress Lisa Ann Russell in Los Angeles on Monday, according to People magazine. It is the second marriage for both.

Russell has two children with actor Mark-Paul Gosselaar (TNT’s Franklin & Bash).

Probst, 50, will host a talk show debuting in the fall of 2012. His latest season of Survivor ends on Dec. 18.

'Teen Mom' star Amber Portwood says she has bipolar and dissociative disorder

One-time Teen Mom star Amber Portwood, 21, says she has been diagnosed with both bipolar and dissociative disorder, E! News reports. The reality TV celeb — who was hospitalized earlier this year for an alleged suicide attempt, as well as faced charges last year of domestic battery against her ex-fiancé — says her bipolar diagnosis came three years ago. “When I went to rehab for two months,” she continued, “they diagnosed me with disassociative disorder too, which makes me black out. People don’t understand what it’s like.”

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'Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' Kim Richards enters rehab

Kim Richards of the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills has entered rehab for a second time for undisclosed reasons, reports People. The former child star — aunt of Paris Hilton and sister of fellow former child star and Housewives castmate Kyle Richards — previously spent a short stint in rehab after allegations of alcoholism on last January’s Beverly Hills finale. This season, she has abstained from alcohol on air, but did admit that she is taking several different prescription medications for anxiety and depression, plus an anti-seizure medication which can be used to treat alcoholism.

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Kim Kardashian hires lawyer to confront 'staged' wedding accusations -- EXCLUSIVE UPDATE

Kim Kardashian is suing a publicist who once worked for her and is now implying on television that the reality star’s marriage to Kris Humphries was a sham. “It was obvious it was staged,” Jonathan Jaxson told Fox’s Good Day L.A. on Friday, while promoting his tell-all book about the pursuit of fame. “For me, it was fake because Kim said previously that she … didn’t want to get married weeks prior to the wedding itself.”

Jaxson also claimed that he worked with Kardashian in orchestrating a phony engagement to NFL star Reggie Bush in 2007 by arranging photographers to catch her shopping for a ring. “We turned it around and made it a media spectacular,” Jaxson said. “Never were they engaged. It was all for pure publicity.” READ FULL STORY

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