• Nick Hogan was released from jail early this morning after serving 166 days of his eight-month sentence stemming from his reckless driving arrest, which left his friend John Graziano critically injured for life. — E! Online
  • Barack Obama is taking time off from his presidential campaign this week to return to Hawaii and visit his grandmother, who is seriously ill. — CitizenSugar
  • Gillian Anderson gave birth to a baby boy named Felix Griffiths on Oct. 15 in London. He is Gillian's third child, and her second with boyfriend Mark Griffiths. — People
  • Scarlett Johansson is cohosting the 2008 Nobel Peace Concert in Oslo, Norway, on Dec. 11, the day after the Nobel Prizes are presented. — AP
  • Brooke Burke injured her right foot in Dancing With the Stars rehearsal on Sunday and went to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where they said she just had a severe bruise. She performed last night despite the injury. — People
  • Sean Penn is currently in Venezuela once again visiting with Hugo Chavez. The actor first made the trek down in 2007 and has since expressed admiration for Chavez in interviews. — Page Six