Eavesdropping In: Fiddy Goes From Ripped To Stick; Lindsay Was Telling The Truth; Meg Ryan & Tim Robbins "Just Friends"; Gays May Soon Serve Openly In The Military; The World Says Good-Bye To Art Linkletter

by Emily Green · May 27, 2010

Startling photos of the once ripped 50 Cent have surfaced showing the hip-hop star's new gaunt appearance; by switching to an all-liquid diet, Fiddy has lost a staggering 54lbs (going from 214-160!) for an upcoming movie role. That's dedication... [Popeater]

In the shocker of the century, Lindsay Lohan was actually telling the truth about having bought the mysterious ticket she couldn't produce for the judge to leave France and be back in L.A. in time for the court hearing she missed last week [TMZ]

I.Q. costars Tim Robbins, recently split from long-time girlfriend Susan Sarandon, and Meg Ryan are playing the trusty "just friends" card even though they've been spotted "looking cozy" on a number of recent occasions [NYPost]

It's only a matter of time before congress votes to repeal the 1993 "don't ask, don't tell" law prohibiting gays from serving openly in the military.  Under the bill, President Obama, Robert Gates, and Michael Mullen have to guarantee the new stance "won't hurt the military's ability to fight" [Huffington Post]

TV legend ("Art Linkletter's House Party") and star of People Are Funny, Art Linkletter, died yesterday in his Bel-Air home of natural causes at the ripe old age of 97 [DailyNews]