Barack Obama shows off his presidential pecs

- Barack Obama hit the beach in Hawaii with his family for the holidays. Anyone else concerned that the paparazzi were able to get a shot of him? Jesus, after the Bush/shoe incident, remind me never to run for president. Because I’d win!
[Full set of nearly 40 photos of Barack and family in Hawaii at Celebuzz]

- Kendra Wilkinson has become “more conservative” and doesn’t “flash anymore” since getting engaged. Wait. Then why am I even writing about her? Quick, what’s Screech up to? [People]

- Russell Crowe is trying to get Gladiator director Ridley Scott fired from their latest movie Nottingham because he wants the actor to lose weight and show up for work on time. Here’s a compromise: Shut down the omelet bar promptly before shooting. He’ll either be on time – or thinner. [Page Six]

- Holly Madison plans on proposing to Criss Angel who says “what Holly and I have is really something that money can’t buy. She is enough for me.” Read: I’m not paying for the ring unless it’s from Hot Topic. [Us Magazine]

Photos: Bauer-Griffin, WENN