Not Everybody Loves Belly Buttons

3/10/2008 1:54 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Patricia Heaton celebrated her recent 50th birthday -- by removing her belly button?!


Looking like the long lost mother of "Kyle XY," Patty -- who does have some itty-bitty remnant of a belly button left -- vacationed in Hawaii this weekend and went for a dip in the ocean.

Somebody alert the navel police!