Chris Brown has words for Oprah, Susan Boyle's songs are beating Whitney and Russell Crowe wants to beat a gossip columnist. Oh, yes, it's your Friday morning Gossip Roundup.

  • Oprah once dedicated an episode on domestic violence to all "the Rihannas in the world," which Chris Brown described as a "slap in the face" because he has helped Oprah and Africa and the world, so he deserves respect and Oprah can suck it and should have offered assistance. [MSNBC]

  • Rihanna has clearly moved on from Chris Brown: the singer has been running around Los Angeles with Travis London, who has been "linked," whatever that means, to Mary-Kate Olsen. [Gatecrasher]

  • Susan Boyle's album, which comes out in November, has hit Amazon's number one music slot, which means she's beating out the legendary Whitney Houston. That's got to hurt. [3am]

  • The Miss Universe court has confirmed that Donald Trump helps pick the top 15, but absolutely promise the top ten are picked by outside judges. [Page Six]

  • When Jerry Powers sold out his Ocean Drive magazine to Niche Media, he signed a noncompete contract. But now he's suing to be released so he can start a new glossy and publish a teen-targeted non-profit publication, which Niche rudely considers competition. [Page Six]

  • Celebrity baby fans, pay attention: Idina Menzel and Taye Diggs have welcomed their first child, a son named Walter, into the world. Rejoice! [NYDN]

  • Crazed fans held up filming on Sex and the City Sequel when they swarmed Cynthia Nixon, forcing her to barricade herself in her trailer until enough holy water could be delivered. [Daily Mail]

  • A tabloid recently ragged on Russell Crowe for eating tacos and smoking while he was meant to be riding his bike with a trainer. Not one to let others make an ass of him, Crowe has now challenged the gossip columnist to a two-wheeled duel. [Mirror]

  • Speaking of hold ups, Nike has put off plans to release the late DJ AM's shoe line. The company and his family have discuss the "next step in terms of release." Does that mean money? [TMZ]