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Nene Leakes’ health crisis

 
 
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NeNe Leakes has a diagnosis: blood clots in the lungs.

The Real Housewives of Atlanta star posted a picture of herself in the hospital on her personal blog with the caption, “My arms are hurting wit[h] these IV’s #blessedtobealive.” Leakes, 45, explained that a few days ago she felt short of breath and weak so she took a trip to the ER. Docs told her the condition is a result of “constant traveling,” she wrote.

Conspiracy theory

The official cause of Brittany Murphy’s 2009 death was natural causes, after suffering from pneumonia and iron-deficiency anemia. But the actress’ father, who appeared on Good Morning America, said he believes foul play was involved. “I have a feeling that there was definitely a murder situation here,” said Angelo Bertolotti, who got back new results from a lab that found heavy metals in Murphy’s hair sample . “Yeah, it’s poison.” Who would want the 8 Mile star dead? The U.S. government, her dad says, because of Murphy’s domestic terrorist tendencies (seriously).

ABC News legal analyst Dan Abrams told GMA he believed the case will be reopened.

Money shot

Eva Longoria may have finally found a keeper.

The actress-producer, 38, stepped out with her newest novio, Jose “Pepe” Antonio Baston, 45, at a museum opening in Mexico City a few days ago. Gainfully employed? Oh yeah. He’s the president of Televisa. As per gossip website Quien.com, Baston is divorced from Mexican actress Natalia Esperón, with whom he has three kids. The media mogul was also engaged to international event planner Paola Saad.

Meanwhile, in not-so-hot couple news, Jennie Garth has split from her media-exec beau, Michael Shimbo.

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