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Let's Get This Party Started: Top Stories for Tuesday 06/27/06

6/27/2006 9:17 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Lindsay Lohan is such a tireless party girl that even her entourage can't keep up. The fiery flame-haired actress rocked New York so hard last week that a stylist she flew out from LA to accompany her had to bail and go back home.

Stylist Nate Newell was hired by Lohan to help her out as she promoted "A Prairie Home Companion" last week in Manhattan. But, according to this morning's Page Six, Newell found out that hanging with the 19-year-old Lohan in Gotham isn't child's play: She was spotted at Bungalow 8 every night, danced at PM, whooped it up at Marquee, and got into well-publicized spats with Paris Hilton and even P. Diddy at Butter and elsewhere -- and that was just at night.

It was all a bit much for Newell, who had to get cash from friends to buy a ticket home. Lohan was apparently none too happy about being ditched because after he left, according to Page Six, she text-messaged her friends, "[Newell] is dead to me," and is making him pay for his travel and lodging expenses.

All of which, of course, Lohan's very busy publicist Leslie Sloane Zelnick (who also reps Britney) says is bunk, telling the Post: "Please. Nate ... had a great time. He had to get back to Los Angeles for work. There was no drama whatsoever."

Rush Limbaugh Detained With Little Blue Pills

Right-wing radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh found himself in a slightly embarrassing situation Monday when he was held by authorities at the Palm Beach International Airport with a bottle of Viagra that didn't have his name on it.

Customs officials found a prescription bottle of the erectile dysfunction treatment in Limbaugh's luggage, but its label had two doctors' names on it rather than Rush's. According to Limbaugh's lawyer, Roy Black, the drugs were prescribed for Limbaugh but the bottle was "labeled as issued to the physician rather than Mr. Limbaugh for privacy purposes."

There was no word on Tuesday morning as to whether the latest incident, which could result in a second-degree misdemeanor, would affect a deal Limbaugh made last month with prosecutors to settle a case involving overlapping painkiller prescriptions.

No More Room on "View" for Star

We may not get to see Rosie and Star claw it out after all: Star Jones is planning to leave ABC's "The View," and according to Lloyd Grove, she's already signed a "lucrative deal" with another television outlet.

Former lawyer Star has already met with CBS, Court TV, and E! about a new destination, and since making her decision has been "on cloud nine ... She's been acting as though she doesn't have a care in the world. That's why she was so pleasant, even when Sandra Bernhard was trying to bait her for a confrontation on the show."

Speaking of confrontations, speculation has been rampant about what Jones would do when O'Donnell arrived on the set this September, after O'Donnell pricked her about her weight loss in the press, saying that her recent book was "like selling bulls -- to the point that it's sickening." Barbara Walters nor anyone else at "The View" had comment on the reports.



Naomi Sued Again by Another Servant -- Appears in Court Today

Naomi Campbell is being sued by yet another of her domestic help, just as she is appearing in Manhattan Criminal Court on charges of assaulting a maid.

A terse filing in state Supreme Court says that Gaby Gibson is accusing the supermodel of "personal injuries," "employment discrimination," "civil assault," "civil battery," and other complaints. No particular acts were mentioned, but Gibson has said in a published interview that Campbell was upset about her not being able to find a pair of jeans.

Which, of course, is what allegedly made her so upset that she bashed Ana Scolavino on the back of her head with a jewel encrusted Blackberry, the charge for which she is appearing in court this morning. Campbell faces up to seven years in prison and deportation if convicted. No comment was available from her lawyers.

Rowling says Harry Potter Could Die in Final Book

Younger children may want to turn away from this item: J.K. Rowling hinted yesterday on British TV that she may kill off Harry Potter in the last installment of the hugely successful series of books that have made her Britain's richest woman. "I have never been tempted to kill him off before the final because I've always planned seven books, and I want to finish on seven books," Rowling said. She says she finished the final chapter in "something like 1990," and, exercising somewhat questionable control over her own narrative, that two of the characters die "that I didn't intend to die."

But Rowling also said she didn't want any sequels written by others and so the seventh book will be the final one -- and as a result, young Harry might meet also his end. Regardless of what happens to Harry in the books, the fifth film based on the Rowling books -- "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" will arrive in US theaters in July 2007.

"Frasier"'s Terrier Passes Away

Moose, the constant canine sidekick to John Mahoney and Kelsey Grammer known as "Eddie," passed away last week, according to PEOPLE magazine.

The spunky Jack Russell terrier, who was 16-and-a-half years old and who we once had the privilege to spend a few minutes with at Universal Studios several years ago, died of old age. Though Moose had a starring role in the 2002 heartwarmer "My Dog Skip" with Frankie Muniz, he will be best remembered for his scene-stealing antics with the therapists and their grumpy dad on the long-running NBC sitcom "Frasier."

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