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Kevin Federline Packs On "Daddy-Weight" recently caught a glimpse of Kevin Federline's new bod while he played golf in Los Angeles, and he appears to have gained a significant amount of weight.

In his defense, Federline's ex, Shar Jackson, said "It's daddy-weight. When you are a fulltime parent, sometimes you can't focus on you. If gaining a few pounds is your only problem, life's not too bad."

According to his rep, "He's a stay-at-home dad, and people tend to gain weight when they are home with the kids. He's very happy with the way he looks," reported.

Federline has sole custody of Sean Preston, 2 and Jayden James, 17 months.

It's a Girl For CBS' "Shark" Star Jeri Ryan

2Jeri Ryan and her husband, French chef Christophe Eme, have a new family member.

The 40-year-old actress gave birth Sunday to daughter Gisele in Los Angeles, her publicist David Lust announced.

"Both parents are thrilled. Jeri is resting comfortably and Christophe is playing the part of proud new papa quite well," Lust said.

The baby, weighing 7 pounds, 13 ounces, is the couple's first. The pair wed in France last June and own L.A. restaurant Ortolan, which Eme heads.

Ryan has a 13-year-old son, Alex, from a previous relationship.

She currently stars on the TV drama "Shark" on CBS. Her TV credits include parts on "Boston Legal" and "Boston Public," and she gained fame as Borg character Seven of Nine on "Star Trek: Voyager," which wrapped up in 2001.

Plea Or No Plea, Backstreet Boys Creator Isn't Off The Hook

3The creator of the Backstreet Boys and 'N Sync has agreed to plead guilty to charges he laundered money and made false statements during a bankruptcy proceeding.

Lou Pearlman will appear in court Thursday, according to a 47-page plea agreement released Tuesday.

Federal prosecutors accuse Pearlman of lying to investors to raise millions of dollars for fake companies. They say the total loss to investors is estimated at more than $300 million.

The plea deal says Pearlman will help investigators develop cases and testify against others who helped in his schemes.

Federal prosecutors still plan to seek a significant prison sentence for Pearlman.

Paris Hilton To Guest On Sitcom

4NBC is pumping up the return of "My Name is Earl" with a guest shot by Paris Hilton.

Hilton appears as herself in a dream sequence. Earl has been knocked unconscious and various things from his life and imagination are bleeding into his fevered mind.

Her appearance will come in the one-hour episode on April 3 that is the first new material following the writers strike settlement, NBC said.

Photos: Paris Hilton Goes To Harvard
"When we wrote the role of Paris Hilton in the script, we weren't exactly sure who to go with for the role," said Greg Garcia, the show's executive producer. "But after an exhausting search we finally settled on a relatively unknown actress by the name of Paris Hilton."

Hilton has just finished work on the movie "Repo: The Genetic Opera."

Hart Still Hearts Pink

5Motorcross star Carey Hart says that he gets along just fine with his estranged wife Pink.

"She's the love of my life, and we will remain being friends," Hart told Us Magazine.

The couple announced in February that they were splitting up after two years of marriage.

A day after announcing their separation through a publicist, Pink wrote on her Web site, "This breakup is not about cheating, anger, or fighting. I know it sounds like cliché bullsh--, but we are best friends, and we will continue to be."

Photos: Celebrity Splits
Bad Taste: Celebrity Chef Fudges Resume

After rising to culinary stardom preparing impossible meals on his Food Network series, Briton Robert Irvine has met an obstacle his kitchen prowess could not overcome - an embellished resume.

The star of "Dinner: Impossible" has acknowledged fabricating some of the more fantastic parts of his resume, including having cooked for Britain's Royal Family and various U.S. presidents.

Following the revelations, the network announced it would not renew Irvine's contract, though it would air the remaining episodes of the current season, the series' fourth.

"I was wrong to exaggerate in statements related to my experiences in the White House and the Royal Family," Irvine said in a written statement. "I am truly sorry for misleading people and misstating the facts."

Mar. 3, 2008

Air Charter Must Pay Up For Secretly Taping King of Pop In Route

The owner of a Santa Monica-based air charter service has been ordered to pay attorney Mark Geragos and an associate more than $12 million for ordering secret videotaping of Michael Jackson and the lawyers as they flew with the pop star to his surrender on molestation charges in 2003.

A lawyer for XtraJet owner Jeffrey Borer says he'll appeal Monday's judgment.

Borer and a co-defendant pleaded guilty in 2006 to conspiracy for installing digital cameras aboard an XtraJet plane that flew Jackson from Las Vegas to Santa Barbara.

Photos: Jackson in Japan
The damages awarded Monday resulted from an invasion-of-privacy lawsuit. Jackson was acquitted in the molestation case

Steve-O Arrested, And Not Over A Silly Gag This Time

Steve-O had his own untelevised "Jackass" moment on Monday when he was arrested for investigation of vandalism and possession of a controlled substance at his Hollywood home.

Police arrested the 33-year-old co-star of MTV's prank-filled "Jackass" at 5 a.m. Monday after a neighbor made a citizen's arrest following a dispute over a fence, Los Angeles police Officer Ana Aguirre said.

Steve-O, born Stephen Glover, was booked at a Hollywood police station on suspicion of vandalism and an outstanding traffic warrant, Aguirre said.

He was also booked for investigation of possessing a controlled substance for allegedly having a small quantity of drugs on him, Aguirre said.

Game Over: Must Serve A 60-Day Sentence

Playtime is over for The Game, who began serving a 60-day jail sentence for felony firearm possession.

The rapper turned himself in Sunday night at the Twin Towers Correctional Facility, according to the Sheriff's Department.

The 28-year-old entertainer (real name: Jayceon Terrell Taylor) was convicted last month of possession of a firearm in a school zone. He was accused of pulling a gun on a player from an opposing team during a pickup game at a South Los Angeles school nearly a year ago.

Two other counts were dismissed under a plea agreement, the district attorney's office said. Taylor was also sentenced to 150 hours of community service and three years' probation.

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