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The daily gossip: Mad Men won't end until 2015, and more
5 top pieces of celebrity gossip — from the future of Fast & Furious to the first picture of Fergie and Josh Duhamel's baby
 
We know how you feel, Pete.
We know how you feel, Pete. (Jamie Trueblood/AMC)

1. The Mad Men series finale won't air until 2015
With the endings of both Mad Men and Breaking Bad on the horizon, AMC is facing a future of nothing but Hell on Wheels, Low Winter Sun, and increasingly tired Walking Dead spin-offs. How best to cope with a future that doesn't include its two most acclaimed shows? The answer, as it turns out, is shamelessly delaying that future as long as possible. On Tuesday, AMC announced that it will split the final season of Mad Men in half, airing seven episodes in 2014 and seven episodes in 2015 — unless, of course, Don Draper sneaks into the office in the middle of the night, steals the remaining episodes, and starts his own network. [Los Angeles Times]
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2. Jennifer Aniston wouldn't let Justin Theroux display his STD art collection
Cohabiting is a major step for any couple. How do celebrities handle it? In an interview with GQ, Justin Theroux revealed that Jennifer Aniston had one deal-breaker for their new Bel Air mansion: His handmade replicas of sexually transmitted diseases. "I have these beautiful wax-museum pieces," says Theroux. "They're just these open mouths, with tongues, and in the throats are different stages, labeled, of syphilis and gonorrhea and whatever." Sounds to us like it's a collection to clap about. [Us Weekly]
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3. Lucas Black might star in three more Fast & Furious movies
Though Universal hasn't officially greenlit any Fast & Furious movies beyond the upcoming Fast & Furious 7, it's safe to say they're probably coming, because Hollywood studios generally prefer to make tons of guaranteed money. But what kind of actor could possibly sustain the franchise through its third consecutive trilogy? According to The Wrap, Universal has found its answer: Fast & Furious: Tokyo Drift star Lucas Black, who will return to the franchise for the first time since 2006 with an option for up to three movies, so screenwriters will have plenty of time to tell their labyrinthine story about cars going vrooooom. [The Wrap]
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4. Tom Cruise took a trip to the Scientology headquarters in Florida
What was the motivation for Tom Cruise's recent trip to the Scientology headquarters in Florida during a special VIP gathering? In a recent interview with Radar Online, former Scientologist Anette Iren Johansen offered one guess: Love. "Since the hardcore Scientologists are there, he's probably looking for a girlfriend," speculated Johansen — which does, admittedly, seem like it would have a higher likelihood of success than Match.com. [Radar Online]
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5. You can see a picture of Fergie and Josh Duhamel's baby
Last month saw the long-awaited birth of Fergie and Josh Duhamel's firstborn child — whom they named Axl Jack, in keeping with a long and proud tradition of ridiculous celebrity baby names. But the world has been clamoring for pictures of the child, and in the face of such demand, the celebrity couple finally relented and posted two to their Facebook page. Anyone who can't resist the urge to see what the offspring of a Black-Eyed Pea and a poor man's Matthew McConaughey looks like can click through to Us Weekly. (Spoiler alert: He looks like a baby.) [Us Weekly]

 
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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