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The daily gossip: Jon Gosselin says Kim Kardashian shouldn't put her baby on TV, and more
5 top pieces of celebrity gossip — from Justin Bieber's "personal" new perfume to Leonardo DiCaprio's swanky Malibu beach house
 
Jon Gosselin: Parenting expert?
Jon Gosselin: Parenting expert? William Thomas Cain/Getty Images

1. Jon Gosselin says Kim Kardashian shouldn't put her baby on TV
In a decision that's extremely uncharacteristic for both parties, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have, as yet, refrained from having their daughter North photographed. But in case Kim gets the itch to show off her daughter on reality series Keeping Up With the Kardashians, she might want to heed the advice of someone who's been there: Former Jon & Kate Plus Eight star Jon Gosselin. "Based on my situation, I wanted to raise my kids off TV," said Gosselin on VH1's The Gossip Table. "I would definitely not film with my newborn child" — though he will, apparently, talk about them on cable. [Radar Online]
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2. Justin Bieber's new perfume will let fans get "personal" with him
Want to get up close and personal with Justin Bieber? You might not be able to be the pop star's girlfriend, but according to People, you can do the next best thing: Smell like the pop star's girlfriend. According to the Biebs himself, his new perfume, The Key, "will unlock a personal side of [him] they've never seen before" — like, say a version of him that isn't prone to threatening photographers or abandoning monkeys in Germany. [People]
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3. Armie Hammer isn't interested in Fifty Shades of Grey
You might expect any up-and-coming actor to jump at the instant career boost that would come with playing soulful bondage-master Christian Grey in the upcoming film adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey — but Social Network star Armie Hammer has removed himself from the running before anyone could offer him the part. "While I was working on Lone Ranger my agent brought it up, and I said 'Nope,'" said Hammer. "I mean, come on, it's just mommy porn" — as opposed, of course, to the depth and artistry of something like The Lone Ranger. [USA Today]
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4. Abercrombie & Fitch pulled a shirt that made fun of Taylor Swift
You'd think that years of scathing songs about ex-boyfriends would have scared most off from messing with Taylor Swift, but when Abercrombie & Fitch decided to sell a T-shirt mocking the singer's dating history, it learned how wrathful Swift's fans can be. When the clothing chain started offering a shirt that read "#more boyfriends than t.s.," fans started petitions and filmed videos protesting the company for being "hurtful to Taylor Swift and Swifties everywhere." In the face of such unimaginable pressure, the company relented in a Twitter message, announcing that the shirt would be discontinued and adding that they "<3 Taylor's music and think she's awesome!" — which means, of course, that they should be on the lookout for a backlash from Harry Styles fans. [Los Angeles Times]
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5. You can rent Leonardo DiCaprio's Malibu beach house
Looking to get away from it all for awhile? You can enjoy a relaxing vacation in a Malibu beach house owned by Leonardo DiCaprio, which includes a four-bedroom main house, a two-bedroom guesthouse, a gym, and a fire pit — and all for the low, low price of $75,000 per month. The listing adds that the $75,000 rate is for a minimum six-month rental; anything shorter will cost $150,000 per month, so start saving that vacation time now. [The Hollywood Reporter]

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Scott Meslow is the entertainment editor and film and television critic for TheWeek.com. He has written about film and television at publications including The AtlanticPOLITICO Magazine, and Vulture.

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