After Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino’s rep released a statement denying substance abuse led his client to seek inpatient treatment, the “Jersey Shore” star took to Facebook to contradict the statement/“set the record straight”: “I have voluntarily taken steps to get control of a prescription medication problem I had due to exhaustion. I have spent the past several weeks getting treatment for this problem and recuperating from my work and appearance schedule.” (Facebook)
Comedian Dave Chapelle has joined Twitter. His latest tweet? “I can’t think of anything provocative to tweet, and yet, I must continue ... Must ... keep ... tweeting.” (@chappelledavidk)
Penn Badgley’s got something to say, after the jump.
Bill Hader, Ed Helms and Richard Schiff will guest star on Mindy Kaling’s new Fox comedy. (EW)
Cyndi Lauper will star on her own WE reality show. (The Hollywood Reporter)
Bad news, fans of “Onion News Network”: The show has been canceled by IFC. (HuffPost)
Good news, fans of wacky celebrity baby names. Jeremy Sisto has named his son Bastian Kick. (@JeremySisto)
A puppy who may be the tiniest dog ever born was given the name Beyonce (natch) and is up for adoption. (KCRA)