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Janice Dickinson cries poor

 

Janice Dickinson has reportedly filed for bankruptcy, as per The New York Post, claiming that she is almost $1 million in debt. The 58-year-old model allegedly owes $8,000 to her dermatologist, and $8,000 to her “anti aging expert.”

Dickinson also owes more than half a million dollars to the IRS and the states of California and New York.

She confirmed the unfortunate news to RadarOnline.

I’m ready

Kim Kardashian says she’s gotten more used to pregnancy, is more comfortable in her skin and is no longer feeling the aches and pains of expectant motherhood.

“Now I think I’m past all the awkward phases and stages, and once you feel the baby kick it’s a whole new experience,” Kardashian said while attending the E! Network Upfront in New York. “I finally really embrace it. I love it now, but it took a minute. It was a lot, you know, a lot of body changes and stuff.”

Kardashian says she’s not only feeling better but is pretty calm about giving birth and isn’t nervous.

“At the beginning that was what I feared the most, and now, I mean, it’s inevitable,” she said. “It’s gonna happen.”

Staying put

German customs authorities say Justin Bieber’s monkey is going nowhere despite a request of the animal shelter where it’s living that it go to a zoo. Mally the monkey was seized by customs last month when Biebs failed to produce its papers after landing in Munich. The Munich shelter said it received an email last week purporting to be from Bieber’s representatives saying they were “looking into the idea of placing Mally at a zoo in Germany” and asking for recommendations.

Tax woes

A federal judge postponed Lauryn Hill’s tax evasion sentencing in New Jersey but not before scolding the eight-time Grammy-winning singer for reneging on a promise to make restitution by now. Hill pleaded guilty last year to not paying federal taxes on $1.8 million earned from 2005 to 2007. Hill has paid $50,000 of a total of $554,000. U.S. Magistrate Judge Madeline Cox Arleo criticized her for relying on the promise of a recording contract to pay the tax bill. “This is not someone who stands before the court penniless,” Arleo said to Hill’s attorney, Nathan Hochman. “This is a criminal matter. Actions speak louder than words, and there has been no effort here to pay these taxes.”

Health monitor

Splash contestant Nicole Eggert is doing OK but is still in pain. The former Baywatch-er Tweeted that she suffered swelling and bruising on her back after she landed badly and was checked for kidney damage. The ABC show has had its share of victims: Chuy Bravo withdrew after fracturing his heel and Katherine Webb quit, also due to a back injury.

Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Yolanda Foster is recovering from surgery to remove a port that treats her Lyme disease.

Magic touch

PSY continues to set records on YouTube. The South Korean pop star hit another mark for viral views with his new single Gentleman, earning 38 million views in a single day as it set a blistering pace to 200 million views. Gangnam Style is YouTube’s most-viewed video at 1.5 billion.

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