There were a lot of delightful stories this week...and we'll take 'em where we can get 'em!
We've got a bazillion announcements of either birth or impending birth, including some top-notch news from E!'s own Giuliana Rancic, as well as the state of Kim Kardashian's earlobe, Lindsay Lohan's latest behavior patterns and more tales from the H'wood.
Dig in, and have a great weekend!
NEWS OF A LIFETIME: Giuliana and Bill Rancic are expecting a baby this summer via gestational carrier (meaning it's their biological child)! G's E! News colleagues have already thrown her a surprise shower.
BABY BOOM:Giuliana's good news was just the tip of the pacifier: Megan Fox is pregnant with her and Brian Austin Green's first child together! Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze Jr.'s second child is on the way! Katherine Heigl and Josh Kelley adopted again! Jack Osbourne and fiancé Lisa Stelly have a new baby, daughter Pearl! Bo Bice welcomed his fourth! Tamera Mowry-Housley is with bump! AND...Katie Holmes is not pregnant!
WEARING HER HEART ON HER EAR: At least a certain little sister sure thought that Kim Kardashian's K and W earrings seemed to mean something! So did we, and this little hand-holding episode featuring Kim and Kanye West sealed it!
OXYMORON: Lindsay Lohan brought a bit of everything to the Glee set this week: cigarettes, a breath of fresh air, consummate professionalism, diva behavior, tardiness, punctuality...and probably cupcakes or something.
SOLO SIX: Elise Testone was the latest to leave American Idol, on a night when the audience actually booed Katy Perry. Or the pretaped version of her, anyway.
ENHANCED FEATURES: Taylor Swift didn't get breast implants, as far as we know.
DEFROCKED: Miss Dominican Republic Carlina Duran is married, and is therefore no longer eligible to be a "Miss Anything."
LOVE IN THE AIR: Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman have set a date...Rihanna implies that some layin' took place...Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon renew their vows in honor of their fourth anniversary...Adam Levine talks Jennifer Love Hewitt's aggressiveness and explains why he might not be ready for marriage yet...Mila Kunis calls Ashton Kutcher dating rumor "absurd"...Ashton made an appearance on Rihanna's Twitter page...American Idol alums Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young are dating...Megan Hilty isn't dating Nick Jonas, who's 11 years younger...Emma Ostilly deleted her Twitter account after being linked to Harry Styles...LeAnn Rimes showed off the cocktail ring hubby Eddie Cibrian gave her for their one-year anniversary.
ROYAL OCCASION: Kate Middleton and Prince William celebrate their first wedding anniversary on Sunday (the baby Will was holding was not a gift). We gladly reflect.
KILLER TRAGEDY: Tommy Marth, saxophonist for The Killers, committed suicide in his Las Vegas home. He was only 33.
FOURTEEN IS ENOUGH: Nadya "Octomom" Suleman was investigated by police and social services for signs that she wasn't taking proper care of her brood. Authorities found no signs of neglect or maltreatment.
UNHITCHING POST: Martin Lawrence and wife Shamicka divorcing.
WEDDING BELLS: Carey Mulligan and Marcus Mumford of Mumford & Sons tied the knot...Neil Diamond married his manager, Katie McNeil.
TV LAND: First Gotye didn't like what Glee did to his big song, then he did...Keeping Up With the Kardashians gets at least three more seasons...Ryan Seacrest signs multiplatform NBC deal...Jennifer Morrison will return for the House finale...Kim Kardashian and Jon Hamm bury the hatchet backstage at 30 Rock's second-ever live broadcast...Fringe gets a fifth and final season...Lindsay Lohan defends her casting as Elizabeth Taylor against Rosie O'Donnell's slam...Tyra Banks explained why she ruined America's Next Top Model.
RECAPVILLE: Catch up on Grey's Anatomy, The Vampire Diaries, American Idol, The Voice eliminations, Dancing With the Stars elimination, Glee, Gossip Girl, Game of Thrones, Mad Men, Celebrity Apprentice, The Real Housewives of New Jersey and Khloé & Lamar.
SCREEN PLAY: Is Peter Jackson's 3-D work on The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey too realistic as to be distracting?!...Jessica Chastain may be steeling herself for Iron Man 3...Does Nikki Reed have a beef with Robert Pattinson?...Check out some exclusive Avengers footage...See happy vampire couple Bella and Edward in Breaking Dawn: Part 2...Watch the trailer for Judd Apatow's Knocked Up sequel, This Is 40, the Cannes-bound Lawless, the sequel G.I. Joe: Retaliation, ...Check out reviews of The Five-Year Engagement, The Pirates! Band of Misfits and The Raven.
MUSICAL NOTES: Carrie Underwood leads all nominees for 2012 CMT Music Awards...Justin Bieber tweets down the girl who claimed he was her baby daddy.
LAW & DISORDER: Jennifer Hudson gives emotional testimony at murder trial for her mom, brother and nephew...Zoey 101's Matthew Underwood busted for having cannabis and a 17-year-old girl in his house...Noah Wyle arrested during protest in D.C.Lane Garrison charged with battering Playboy Playmate Ashley Mattingly...Wiz Khalifa arrested for marijuana possession...Bobby Brown pleads no contest to DUI...Basketball Wives' Nia Crooks charged with battery.
FASHION FRENZY: Scarlett Johansson unveils "I [heart] NY" tattoo...Kristen Stewart covers Elle and Jalouse ...Selena Gomez poses for her new signature scent...People names Beyoncé the World's Most Beautiful Woman...Heidi Klum wears nothing but paint for Astor Cosmetics...Kendall and Kylie Jenner are Seventeen's newest West Coast Fashion Contributors...Portia de Rossi's blouse plays peekaboo at the GLAAD Media Awards.
SURREAL ESTATE: Lea Michele bought a cozy L.A. bungalow for $1.4 million...Blake Lively bought a house in Connecticut and Ryan Reynolds is free to visit whenever he wants.
SEEN: Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart braving the general standing area at Coachella...Jason Segel and Michelle Williams leaving La Esquina in NYC...Kaley Cuoco smartly keeping the sun off her face in Anguilla...Prince William and Duchess Catherine attending the London premiere of African Cats...Joshua Jackson pushing his own car off the road when it broke down en route to LAX...Josh Hutcherson playing basketball in a sleeveless shirt that showed off his huge anchor tattoo...Mischa Barton rockin' a retro bikini for a video for Noel Gallagher's new band, High Flying Birds...Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck hitting up the Children Mending Hearts charity benefit with their daughters...Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie hit la playa with their kids in the Galápagos Islands.