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Posted at 09:10 AM ET, 11/09/2011

Mariah Carey reveals post-baby weight loss; Brett Ratner steps down from the Oscars

A mix of the morning’s entertainment headlines...

Mariah Carey appeared Tuesday on “The Rosie Show” to reveal her post-baby weight loss and announce that she’s a new spokesperson for Jenny Craig (now just Jenny). Carey apparently dropped 70 pounds and demonstrated that the same way we all show off our post-pregnancy physiques: by sitting on a crescent moon and being lowered on to a talk show stage. (People)


Brett Ratner steps down. (Chris Pizzello - AP)
Brett Ratner has stepped down as producer of the 2012 Academy Awards telecast in light of a slur against gays he uttered at a post-“Tower Heist” screening Q&A over the weekend. Perhaps he read the results of the poll we conducted yesterday in Celebritology; 41 percent of you said he should be fired for making the comment. (TV Column)

Pregnant Beyonce can still walk in super-tall heels. Because that’s how Beyonce and Sasha Fetus stay fierce. (Daily Mail)

In what seemed inevitable at least seven weeks ago, Nancy Grace was voted off “Dancing With the Stars.”(TV Column)

Police officials say Conrad Murray was never on suicide watch, as the Los Angeles Times reported Tuesday. (CBS)

Leonardo da Vinci will be portrayed as an action hero in a new Universal Pictures flick. The “story is focused on da Vinci's quest to stop Renaissance Europe from returning to the Dark Ages,” according to Variety. I guess we know what all the kids will be asking for that Holiday season! (Variety)

Best Week Ever has proposed 20 potential names for the Duggars’ 20th new addition. Personally, we are partial to “Neglecto” and “Kid With the Thing.” (Best Week Ever)

“Bring It On” comes to the stage and Mimi Rogers gets a new gig, after the jump.

There must be some Toros in the atmosphere: The “Bring It On” musical will debut in L.A. on Friday. Please prepare your jazz hands accordingly. (Vulture)

Rihanna’s vacation was better than yours. (Facebook)

Mimi Rogers will reportedly play Ashton Kutcher’s mother on “Two and a Half Men.” (Deadline)

Duran Duran enlists Cindy Crawford, Naomi Campbell and a few other models to look pretty in a new music video. (Gossip Cop)

The good people at Funny or Die transform the “J. Edgar” trailer into Leonardo DiCaprio’s “For Your Consideration” ad below.

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