Blame Portman for Penn Hiatus

Plus, Jon and Kate actually in the same place at the same time, more
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 18, 2009 11:52 AM CDT
Blame Portman for Penn Hiatus
David Archuleta and his father, Jeff Archuleta, celebrate before a performance at David's high school Friday, May 9, 2008, in Murray, Utah.   (AP Photo/Kenny Crookston)

Tinseltown is abuzz with speculation about what caused Sean Penn’s acting hiatus, the New York Post reports. Some say Natalie Portman, who was seen with Penn in the middle of his separation drama, broke his heart. Elsewhere:

  • Jon and Kate Gosselin were actually spotted together—imagine that! The drama-ridden reality couple played with their kids outside their Pennsylvania home, Us reports, but didn’t show any affection toward each other.

  • Jeff Archuleta, father of last season’s American Idol runner-up David, was charged with allegedly “receiving sexual gratification” from a massage parlor prostitute in January, Us reports.
  • Ricky Martin recently told TV Aqui magazine that his “heart could belong to a woman or a man,” Perez Hilton reports.
  • Chris Brown’s delay request was denied by the court, and his hearing will go forward Monday, People reports.
(Read more Sean Penn stories.)

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