— According to RadarOnline, the guests weren’t the only ones surprised by the elephant at Nicole Richie’s wedding—her husband Joel Madden was too! “Nicole getting an elephant and not telling me is typical of our relationship,” Joel reportedly told People Magazine.
— More Christina Aguilera news on the web today. There is a photo of Xtina and her new man taking in a burlesque show in Paris and making the rounds and according to Perez Hilton, the X Factor contestant that Christina was reportedly a diva to, Rebecca Ferguson, had nice things to say about their duet, sort of.
—The Black Eyed Peas are being sued for sampling, again, according to ABC News. This time by legendary musician George Clinton who says that the Pea’s song “Shut Up” uses a song of his from 1979 “(Not Just) Knee Deep.” He is also suing Fergie and will.i.am separately.
—Emilio Estefan started this year with a book, The Rhythm of Success, and ends the year with the release of Ritmo al Exito, a book he co-produced with the Miami Herald about the history of Cuban exiles.
—Penelope Cruz was not at the Hollywood premier of husband Javier Bardem’s movie Biutiful but she was at the after party, according to EOnline. Javier is apparently a very doting father-to-be.