The Superficial News

– Despite reports linking the Backstreet Boy with those bruises on his former girlfriend Paris Hilton, we hear the hotel heiress wants the scandal to die. [read]

– Pop wild child Britney Spears has splurged on a marital mansion for herself and fiance Kevin Federline after shopping for a new home with her mother Lynne. [read]

– Fox Broadcasting Co. has signed a talent holding deal with “American Pie” starlet Tara Reid, who drew notice for a recent 10-episode arc on “Scrubs,” where she played a love interest for series star Zach Braff. [read]

– There’s a bombshell new development surrounding the California actress who said she’s going to make Michael Jackson the father of quadruplets — she’s lost two of the babies, The Enquirer has learned exclusively. [read]