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Will Guy Keep Madge Out of Court?

6/27/2008 7:32 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Maybe the most surprising thing about all the Madonna divorce buzz – Guy Ritchie might keep the whole marital melee out of court.

Pals of Guy tell the UK's Mirror that Guy's trying to avoid a "final break" and doesn't want to drag the battle into court ... even though he could get up to $100 mil of the Material Girl's fortune. "It's not his style to start profiteering from such sorry circumstances," says a friend.

Of course, he has taken "informal legal advice" from Forsters, a top London divorce firm.

Hulk and Linda – Ruined by Reality?


Even though we heard all about Hulk Hogan and son Nick's plans for a "real-ality" show about Nick, Hulk now says that it's the Hogan reality show that nixed his marriage in the first place.

He tells People that "Hogan Knows Best" might've been the culprit: "I just think the reality show amplified the problems that were already there." Linda filed for divorce in November, and as TMZ has chronicled, the battle has been messy.

Hulk also says that his relationship with daughter Brooke was "strained" after he started dating her pals.

J. Lo Dragged into Court for Diddy Shooting


She might have moved on long ago from P. Diddy, but Jennifer Lopez is going to have to relive her most infamous night with him.

J. Lo will be forced to testify in a $130 million lawsuit brought against Diddy back after being served with a subpoena last week, reports the New York Post. The suit was brought by Natania Reuben, the woman who was shot in the face during the 1999 nightclub shooting involving P.D. and Jamal "Shyne" Barrow.

Diddy was exonerated in the shooting; Shyne is still serving time for the incident.

Party Favors: Ledger "Mad-Crazy-Blazing" in "Dark Knight" ... Jess Loves the Putta ... nesca


The early buzz on Heath Ledger in "Batman" is already in – and he's already getting Oscar props. Rolling Stone's Peter Travers says that Ledger's turn as the Joker is "mad-crazy-blazing brilliant" and deserves an Oscar. ... TMZ spies spotted Jessica Simpson at TREVI Italian in Caesars Palace in Vegas a couple days ago, housing some of the joint's Penne Puttanesca.

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