David Arquette's rumored mistress is a bar brawling Hollywood mean girl. Courteney Cox ditches her wedding ring. Minka Kelly's mother was a stripper. Al Franken makes an airport security joke. Tuesday gossip sneaks into your bed and steals your husband.

  • After 11 years of marriage and 14 years as a late-90s "it" couple, Courtney Cox and David Arquette are breaking up. They've been separated for months, Courteney isn't wearing her ring, and are on a "trial separation": "We remain best friends and responsible parents to our daughter." Rumor has it David caused the split by shacking up with Hollywood cocktail waitress Jasmine Waltz, a Megan Fox lookalike and occasional actress who once punched Lindsay Lohan in the face. She's dated a lot of stars: Exes include Ryan Seacrest, Chris Pine, and Jesse McCartney. When Courteney found out, she might have gone on a trampage with Cougar Town costar Brian Van Holt: After a "long day of shooting," her driver came to pick her up, "but Brian came out instead. Brian dismissed the driver, telling him that she would be staying there, and he didn't need to come back." Apparently this sent "tongues wagging" and everyone assumed the Cox-Arquette marriage was an "open" one. Now that we know it's just a disintegrating one, we might need to reverse a thousand blind items about Hollywood swingers that probably originated from the Cougar Town crew. [TMZ, Radar, Radar, Image by David Yang via IMDb]
  • Did Courteney and David's separation inspire Ben Harper and Laura Dern's divorce? They were all bosom buddies, and divorce is like harem pants: In spite of itself, it catches on. [TMZ]
  • Paris Hilton: Probably still using cocaine. She and Brandon Davis took a bathroom break together at a party at Seth McFarlane's house. [P6]
  • Minka Kelly's mom was a stripper and "lived a fast life." Minka says it was "so much fun. We would have a blast and buy a hundred dollars in groceries. It was just the best day ever." Now Minka is Esquire's sexiest woman alive. Here's a soft-core porno of her writhing around the photo shoot. [Esquire]

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  • "Mariah Carey was a no-show at the Los Angeles leg of hubby Nick Cannon's 30th birthday party." Three possible conclusions: (1.) Mimi is a diva (2.) Mimi might be pregnant (3.) Los Angeles leg of his party? How spoiled is that kid? [P6]
  • In line for an airport security patdown, Al Franken made a crack about "the way my marriage is going this day." His political team immediately "reiterated that it was a joke." Comedians in politics: A curse for PR professionals everywhere. [P6]
  • Jim Carrey's rebound is going well: He lay in bed on a rooftop deck with a "mystery woman" in his arms. TMZ has pictures. [TMZ]
  • Back in 1966, musician Rick Springfield attempted suicide: "He hung for about 20 seconds from a ceiling beam but miraculously, the noose undid itself." He then devoted his life to singing songs about stealing his friends' girlfriends. [P6]
  • In happier news for the former stars of Friends, David Schwimmer "has been secretly married" to British photographer girlfriend Zoe Buckman for four months. They met in 2007. Mazel tov! [People]
  • Matt Damon's second child will be another daughter, and he and wife Luciana Barrosa are "thrilled." Mazel tov x 2! [OK]