Celebrity roundup

Ryan Seacrest on the rebound with — who else? — a model


Ryan Seacrest has moved on: Reports have him pegged with Sports Illustrated model Dominique Piek, the ex of Trekkie Chris Pine. Small world.

Was it a slip of the keyboard or is Tony Parker engaged? During a live Twitter chat Wednesday, the Spurs star, 31, responded to a fan’s question about his favorite thing to do to unwind after a game: “Spend time with my fiance [sic].” She would be French journalist Axelle Francine.

How does Heather Locklear look so dang good? You may want to ask her boyfriend, plastic surgeon Marc Mani. The doc is a celeb in his own right, having most recently appeared on CNBC’s Treasure Detectives, where he traded a facelift for a Lichtenstein print.

Medical issue

Nope, no baby in there. Cynthia Bailey said the bulge many spotted at her recent appearances is due to a medical condition. The Real Housewives of Atlanta star will undergo surgery, reportedly for uterine fibroids. Season 6, currently filming, will cover what Bailey is going through.

Gone baby gone

Kat Von D has got to be one of the unluckiest people in love, like, EVER. The tattoo artist and makeup entrepreneur said via Twitter that she had ended things with Canadian musician Deadmau5 because he cheated. “Man, I’m a fool,” Von D wrote.

Love Barry Weiss on Storage Wars? Prepare to be sad. The A&E’s show’s most colorful castmember is leaving, an insider told RadarOnline. It’s not because of rumors that the show is faked, the mole said. Weiss loves being a part of the series because the producers pay for his lockers, but he’s tired.

Tossed out

A federal judge in Tampa tossed a 2011 gun conviction against Buju Banton. The reggae singer is serving a 10-year sentence for convictions on cocaine conspiracy and trafficking charges stemming from a 2009 arrest. He faced an additional five years for the gun charge. U.S. District Judge James Moody said jury foreman Terri Wright should face a criminal contempt charge for researching the federal Pinkerton rule, which involves liability among conspirators for the actions of other conspirators. The verdict on the gun charge depended on that rule.

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