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  • Amy Winehouse and that damned loser husband of hers, Blake Fielder-Civil, have received a quickie divorce, and “it is reported that Winehouse has agreed to pay Fielder-Civil off with a £2.4 million ($3.6 million) settlement.” Blake Fielder-Civil petitioned for the divorce on the grounds that Winehouse committed adultery – which she admitted in documents – and that she was “intolerable” to live with. Shocker, that last one. I always imagined Amy kept a very spic ‘n’ span household.

  • The Dickens adaptation Little Dorrit received 11 Emmy nominations this morning, including Outstanding Miniseries and acting nods for Tom Courtenay and Andy Serkis. What I want to know is: does everyone from BBC AMERICA show up in this costume drama? Watch the trailer and see who you can point out:

  • Orlando Bloom‘s L.A. home has been burglarized (or “burgled” as the Brits say), and thieves made off with his collection of expensive wristwatches.(Telegraph)
  • Paul McCartney was the star guest on last night’s Letterman, performing on the roof of the Ed Sullivan Theater nearly 50 years after The Beatles made their debut there.(TV Squad)
  • The late Wendy Richard‘s final role in the Miss Marple mystery A Pocket Full of Rye will air later this year in the UK.(BBC)
  • That bigmouth Daniel Radcliffe ruined it for everyone, but Emma Watson‘s going to Brown. (MTV)
  • Here’s Emma with her boyfriend: is he wearing a toupée? The hair looks a bit Marv Albert-ish.
  • British chef Ainsley Harriott on Gordon Ramsay: “You have to bring his temperament into question. I don’t bring up children like that. I have spoken in schools and I don’t think we should teach children about that sort of angry side, that dismissive side of things. It sends out the wrong message to children.”(The Sun)
  • Katie Price and Peter Andre apparently haven’t told their kids they’ve split up.(The Sun)
  • Is Simon Cowell‘s ever-expanding American Idol salary fueled by competition with rival Simon Fuller?(Daily Mail)
  • Writer/creator Peter Bowker – the man behind Viva Blackpool and BBC AMERICA’s upcoming Occupation – has penned an article in The Daily Telegraph about his new show, Desperate Romantics, which features Being Human‘s Aidan Turner.(Telegraph)
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By Kevin Wicks
Kevin Wicks is the founding editor of Anglophenia.