Eavesdropping In: MLB Accuses Frank McCourt Of "Looting" Over $189 Mil From Dodgers; Lindsay Lohan To Do Playboy For $1 Mil; J.Crew Head Fallen For A Woman?; Rick Perry, Birther; CA Corrections Dept. To Lay Off 26,000

by Emily Green · October 25, 2011

As the bankruptcy case proceeds, MLB accuses Dodgers owner Frank McCourt of "looting" over $189 million from the ailing franchise. [LATimes]

Lindsay Lohan is reportedly getting close to $1 million to pose for Playboy, the shoot for which began over the weekend in between her morgue janitor duty. [TMZ]

President and creative director of J.Crew Jenna Lyons, currently involved in a nasty divorce and settlement, has supposedly fallen in love with a woman after splitting from her artist husband Vincent Mazeau. [Post]

During an interview this morning about his tax proposal, Texas governor Rick Perry casts doubt on the legitimacy of President Obama's birth certificate, says birther issue is one worth "keeping alive." [HuffPo]

As part of a shift in where the state's inmates are held in an effort to relieve overcrowding, the California Department of Corrections is set to distribute 26,000 layoff warning notices by the end of this week. [KABC]