Eavesdropping In: Britney Performs At Billboard Music Awards, Princess Beatrice's Hat Goes For $131,000

by Mara Siegler · May 23, 2011

Sarah Palin couldn't wait to ditch her job as Alaska governor for a more lucrative future, failed to make commitments, and broke campaign laws says a new tell-all. [AP]

Princess Beatrice's royal wedding meme hat sold on eBay for nearly $131,000 yesterday. [E!]

A Michigan teenager is missing and presumed drowned after he leaped from a bridge with friends to celebrate a day of rapture than never came. [KalamazooGazette]

ABC is refusing to pay $10,000 for fake photos of "Botox mom" Sheena Upton injecting her 8-year-old daughter with the anti-wrinkle medicine, saying the mother's admission it was all a hoax kills the deal.[HR]

Britney Spears performed with Rihanna at the Billboard Music Awards. Some people are saying she bombed. I say she got ready (or someone got her ready), got her there, and got her to walk on stage and fake it.  Good for her!: