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Amy Winehouse Indulges in a Little ‘Fight Club’ Role Play

Psychotically yours: Amy Winehouse and Blake Fielder-Civil.Photo:

Mo Speedballs Mo Problems: Crazy Brit headline-hogger Amy Winehouse finds herself in the spotlight again today, after engaging in a “bloody row” with her husband, Blake Fielder-Civil, at a London hotel that spilled out on the streets. The pair reportedly came to blows after Fielder-Civil caught his blushing bride about to do drugs with a prostitute. But they’ve now reportedly made up, so this should be the last we hear about Amy Winehouse’s problems. [Daily Mail]

And They Were Paid in Schrute Dollars: Office favorite Rainn “Dwight” Wilson and actor buddy Matt Ross have sold Universal on a co-written comedy script in which a pair of a community-theater actors go on the lam and take cover at a Renaissance fair. Wilson will also star in and produce the film, for which the jokes will literally write themselves. [Reuters]

Pete Doherty checks into rehab … again: The walking disaster and former Kate Moss paramour, who’s headed back to court on drug charges on September 4, has checked into rehab at the urging of his family. So, problem solved then. [Entertainment Wise]

See What You’ve Done, HBO? Austin Nichols, the star of recently axed HBO drama John From Cincinnati, was arrested early this morning in Michigan, after he was pulled over by police who suspected he was drunk (they were right!). [AP]

We Called It! Contrary to an Internet rumor, Russell Crowe will not be appearing in the forthcoming Batman sequel Dark Knight. Turns out his 3:10 to Yuma co-star Christian Bale was, indeed, only joking. [Superhero Hype]
—Sara Cardace

Amy Winehouse Indulges in a Little ‘Fight Club’ Role Play