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The daily gossip: Sylvester Stallone might have called Bruce Willis 'greedy and lazy', and more
5 top pieces of celebrity gossip — from Taylor Swift's latest romantic confession to Chris Brown's possible retirement
 
One new co-star, please?
One new co-star, please? Elisabetta Villa/Getty Images

1. Sylvester Stallone might have called Bruce Willis "GREEDY AND LAZY"
On Monday, Expendables 3 star Sylvester Stallone made a major casting announcement using his favorite medium: Brief, inexplicably capitalized and punctuated Twitter messages. "[Bruce] WILLIS OUT… HARRISON FORD IN !!!! GREAT NEWS !!!!!" tweeted Stallone, in a missive that could easily double as a line of dialogue from The Expendables 3. But Stallone's second message — which was widely interpreted as a shot at Willis —drew even more attention. "GREEDY AND LAZY ….. A SURE FORMULA FOR CAREER FAILURE," he added, as opposed to the purity and courage of a third Expendables movie. [Slashfilm]
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2. Taylor Swift admits she's into relationships for the song material
Pop star Taylor Swift has built an entire career on songs that double as thinly veiled shots at her ex-boyfriends — but when does the music become more important than the relationships? According to a recent interview with Rolling Stone, the answer is now. "I am getting to a point where the only love worth being in is the love worth singing about," said Swift. "And kind of mad love." This would be in contrast to the kind of happy love that inspires lyrics like "I knew you were trouble when you walked in." [The Huffington Post]
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3. Chris Brown would rather be famous for his music than for assaulting Rihanna
Chris Brown is sick and tired of everyone being mad at him for assaulting Rihanna in 2009 — so tired, in fact, that he may retire from music altogether. "Don't worry mainstream America.After this X album, it'll probably be my last album," tweeted Brown on Monday, with "mainstream America" referring, presumably, to the large proportion of Americans who turned on him after he repeatedly punched then-girlfriend Rihanna in the face, necessitating her hospitalization. "Being famous is amazing when it's for ur music and talent," added Brown. "I'm tired of being famous for a mistake I made when i was 18." Here's a tip, Chris: Maybe if you didn't downplay a brutal beating with euphemistic terms like "mistake," we'd all be a little more inclined to cut you some slack. [The Huffington Post]
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4. Laura Bell Bundy will replace Selma Blair on Anger Management
Earlier this year Selma Blair was dismissed from her role on Charlie Sheen's FX sitcom Anger Management, thereby freeing her schedule for the hundreds of more interesting acting jobs out there. But the show still needs a female lead, and after an exhaustive search, producers have found one: Laura Bell Bundy, who's best known as the lead in Legally Blonde: The Musical. The Hollywood Reporter says Bundy will play a character whose "fondness for alcohol and wild mood swings turn Charlie's life into an emotional roller-coaster," which is a major departure from the placid stability for which Sheen is generally known. [The Hollywood Reporter]
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5. Attention, Chicago: You can buy Cameron's house from Ferris Bueller
If you're a Ferris Bueller's Day Off fan who has way, way too much money burning a hole in your pocket, you're finally in luck: According to the Chicago Tribune, the house that served as Cameron's house in the film has been put up for sale for a cool $1.5 million. The house is currently available, complete with the separate glass-enclosed auto-pavillion, though not with a cherry-red Ferrari. But remember: The market moves pretty fast, and if you don't put a bid in now, you could miss it. [Chicago Tribune]

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

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