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Stargazing | Duchess Kate gets takes the gold in best-dressed list

Updated: 2012-08-02T01:22:29Z


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Kate takes the gold

Vanity Fair has crowned The Duchess of Cambridge the fairest of us all, placing her at the top of its annual best-dressed list.

It’s Kate’s third year on the list. The magazine is impressed by her affection for British designers such as Alexander McQueen and Alice Temperley, and the way she mixes high-end with less expensive pieces.

Prince Harry made the list too, for the first time. Prince William got shut out.

Other celebs on the list: first-timer Jessica Chastain, Colin Firth and wife Livia, Jay-Z and NFL quarterback Tom Brady.

Jennie’s secret

So apparently Olympic softball player Jennie Finch had a huge secret while she was in Kansas City earlier this month for the All-Star celebrity softball game.

She was pregnant.

“A few days before that crazy week that included MLB All-Star, the ESPYS, the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame induction for our 2004 Olympic Softball Team ... I realized I’d been feeling more tired than usual and just kind of, well, strange,” she wrote this week on her blog.

The pregnancy test came back positive. She’s due in January.

Jennie also gave a shout-out to KC. “The fans in Kansas City were out of this world — one of the best crowds I’ve had the chance to play in front of.”

He crashed the party

Dr. Dre is in trouble with Olympic officials who don’t appreciate that the hip-hop mogul sent his (expensive) Beats headphones, decorated with Union Jacks, to a bunch of British athletes who have been seen wearing them out and about.

The problem? The International Olympic Committee has official partners who pay millions to keep their merchandise displayed during the games. Dre isn’t one of them.

So who’s going to tell Michael Phelps to stop wearing his Beats?

LiLo says: Strip!

On the set of her new movie “The Canyons,” Lindsay Lohan had to film a racy, topless scene with her porn actor co-star James Deen in front of an all-guy crew.

A source tells Gossip Cop that Lindsay, feeling uncomfortable about it, asked the crew guys to strip down to their undies. They did, and the scene went off without a wedgie, I mean hitch.


•  Taylor Swift, 22, is quietly dating Conor Kennedy, 18-year-old grandson of Robert F. Kennedy.

•  Snoop Dogg changed his name this week to Snoop Lion. No lyin’. He says he underwent a spiritual and artistic rebirth in Jamaica while recording his new album. Says Snoop: “I have always said I was Bob Marley reincarnated.”

Stargazer Lisa Gutierrez now goes by Snoop Bunny. To reach her, call 816-234-4987 or send email to

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