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Rosie Perez vs. Jennifer Lopez

 
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This means war! Rosie Perez has harbored a grudge against Jennifer Lopez for years, ever since they were both on In Living Color, where Perez, 49, was a choreographer and Lopez, 44, was a Fly Girl.

In her upcoming book, Handbook for an Unpredictable Life, Perez says J.Lo (even before she was called that) had a diva ’tude, and that fellow dancers weren’t happy. “All of the girls were coming into my office complaining how she was manipulating wardrobe, makeup, and me, all to her advantage,” Perez writes.

The two actresses eventually got into it backstage. Lopez said that she was sick of Perez picking on her and “went off” like “some ghetto biatch, screaming and pounding her chest!” writes Perez, who claims that Lopez continued to gossip about the actress after hitting it big. We doubt the book will cause a detente.

Public outing

Could the tide be turning against Woody Allen? The inveterate New Yorker has pretty much been able to get his privacy while walking around Manhattan. But on Saturday, after taking in a Broadway matinee of After Midnight with his wife and their two daughters, a woman in the audience yelled, “I think he did it!” according to The New York Post. A source told the paper, “Woody seemed unfazed.” The Oscar winner has been under close scrutiny since his daughter Dylan’s child molestation allegations recently re-emerged.

New couple

Don’t you worry about Julianne Hough. Ryan Seacrest’s ex always seem to land on her feet. Well, she is a dancer by trade. Her new boyfriend seems to be a better match than her ex, Ryan Seacrest: He’s hockey player Brooks Laich of the Washington Capitals, multiple sources confirm to Us Weekly.

World of the young

How does Selena Gomez recover her groove post-rehab? With a new guy. Looks like the singer/actress is now trying out One Direction's Niall Horan. Gomez, 21, was spotted out in London with Horan, 20, on Sunday night. The duo had no problem for posing for photos. Or perhaps it was to get ex Justin Bieber jealous? That can’t be possible. Can it?

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