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Celebrity scoop.

This week in celebrity news there is a paternity scandal, abuse allegations, a pop star speaking out, and much more…

Simon Cowell in pregnancy drama.
Simon Cowell found himself embroiled in a bit of a scandal recently when news broke that The X Factor judge was expecting a child with socialite, Lauren Silverman. It turns out that Silverman is the wife of Cowell’s good friend, Andrew Silverman, and the paternity news came to light when Cowell was named in a divorce petition filed by the real estate mogul against his wife. Cowell, age 53, does not appear to dispute, or be unhappy about, the claim. He told People, “There are a lot of things I will eventually clear up when the time is right, but I really have to be sensitive because there’s a lot of people’s feelings involved here.”

Jack White denies violence allegations.
Rocker Jack White of The White Stripes is denying claims that he is violent after his wife, Karen Elson, succeeded in getting a restraining order against him, citing the need to protect herself and their two young children. In White’s rebuttal, he claims that Elson had left the children with him for 10 days while she traveled, prior to the restraining order of July 17.

Usher’s son in pool accident.
People reported that five year-old Usher Raymond V, was taken to the hospital following an incident at Usher’s home in which the boy tried to free a toy from a pool drain and his arm became stuck. Two male employees on site were able to free him and CPR was given. On the heels of the incident, TMZ is reporting that Usher’s ex-wife, Tameka Foster, may be making an attempt to regain custody of the boy, as well as their other son, Naviyd Ely, age 4.

Jack and Lisa Osbourne expecting second child.
Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne’s (“The Talk”) son, Jack, along with his wife, Lisa, are expecting another child. Lisa Osbourne announced on RaddestMom that she is in her second trimester. The new addition will join older sister, 15 month-old Pearl.

Dustin Hoffman beats cancer.
Oscar-winner Dustin Hoffman’s (“Meet The Fockers,” “Tootsie”) representative revealed to People that he has been surgically cured of an undisclosed type of cancer that was detected early. He will undergo treatments to prevent a re-occurrence.

Lady Gaga takes on Russia.
Pop star and activist, Lady Gaga, took to Twitter recently to speak out in support of the rights of the LGBT community in Russia. She posted: