Dina's Dirt for September 3, 2021

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Britney Spears’ boyfriend, Sam Asghari, was spotted shopping for rings at Cartier in Beverly Hills. Photos caught by TMZ show Sam snapping a picture of a ring on his phone, and the sales girl taking a diamond ring out of the case for him to get a closer look. Of course no official engagement announcements have been made.

JoJo Siwa might have just leaked who her pro partner on "Dancing with the Stars" will be. She told E! News a story about being in rehearsal with Jenna, so more than likely longtime DWTS pro Jenna Johnson. In more DWTS news, it looks like Brian Austin Green is the latest celeb rumored to be joining the cast as well.

Jessica Simpson is trying to get back her clothing brand. Bloomberg reports that she made a $65 million offer to buy back her fashion collection from Sequential Brands Group Inc. Sequential purchased the majority stake in the company in 2015, but filed bankruptcy Tuesday. Jessica Simpson and her mom own 37.5% of the company.

Elton John is releasing a new album of collaborations next month. “The Lockdown Sessions,” dropping October 22nd, was recorded remotely over the last 20 months, as Elton was forced off the road due to the pandemic. Special guests on the album include Dua Lipa, Charlie Puth, Lil Nas X, Eddie Vedder, Brandi Carlile, Gorillaz, Miley Cyrus, Stevie Nicks, Stevie Wonder, and more, including a posthumous duet with Glen Campbell, who died in 2017.

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Move over Kylie Jenner, there’s new skincare in town. Jennifer Aniston announced that she’s launching a new skincare line called LolaVie on September 8th. It looks like she’s going to put out face and body lotion, shower gel, candles, and hair care, according to the trademark application. A look at the website shows test tubes filled with bamboo, lemons, and water. Maybe also fancy lemonade?

Britney Spears’ first husband, Jason Alexander, is asking the public for help paying his legal bills days after was arrested at a Tennessee airport. According to Radar, Jason posted a link to a GoFundMe account where he is trying to raise $10,000. Jason was arrested for breaching airport security on Sunday after he tried to skip the TSA line. Jason says the entire situation is a misunderstanding, and he things the real reason they held him was because of his connection to Britney, saying it’s “because of my relationship and public figure status.”

Younes Bendjima, who dated Kourtney Kardashian from 2016 to 2018, leaked a DM from Kourt’s other ex and baby daddy, Scott Disick. Referring to some steamy pics of her and Travis Barker, Scott allegedly wrote, "Yo is this chick ok!??? Broo like what is this. In the middle of Italy." Younes replied, "Doesn't matter to me as long as she's happy. PS: i aint your bro." Read more with TMZ.com. And, it seems like everyone in Scott’s life has something to say about it. Travis posted a pic of Ray Liotta’s iconic “Goodfellas” laugh to his Instagram Story, and “liked” a post about the leaked DMs. Meanwhile, Kourtney posted a bible verse to Twitter and sources say she plans on confronting Scott, and Scott’s girlfriend, Amelia Hamlin, wrote asking people “be nicer to each other,” because “we’re all trying our best.”

Tori Spelling and her “Messiness” costar Snooki may get a little sloppy on the set of their new MTV show, but that’s because they start their show off by throwing a few back first.  When the two are behind the scenes of the “Ridiculousness” spin-off, they’re drinking. According to Radar, the show actually encourages them to drink on set and while they film. Tori posted a pic on social media, writing, "This is how we start out mornings on set" as they raised a can.

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Since releasing her debut album “SOUR,” Olivia Rodrigo has given songwriting credits to Taylor Swift, Jack Antonoff, and St Vincent (Annie Clark), and most recently Hayley Williams from Paramore and ex-guitarist Josh Farr, because of the similarity of some tunes. Well, apparently giving credit is worth more than just a sign of respect. According to a report from Billboard, when artists get credit, they also get paid. Paramore received a combined 50% share of the number one song “Good 4 U,” which could amount to about $1.2 million. Meanwhile, Taylor, Jack and St. Vincent got a combined 50% share of “Déjà Vu,” which means Tay gets a little over $325,000, Jack will get around $260,000+ and St. Vincent will earn about $65,135. Taylor and Jack also got a third of the royalties for “1 Step Forward, 3 Steps Back,” which amounts to about $86,000 each.

Kate Walsh is returning to “Grey’s Anatomy.” The woman also known as Dr. Addison Montgomery will do a multi-episode arc in season 18. At this point, there are no specifics on her storyline.

We told you before that Angelina Jolie got a win in her custody battle with Brad Pitt by getting rid of the judge presiding over the case, Judge John W. Ouderkirk. Brad isn’t happy about the decision, and he’s challenging her in California Supreme Court.
A California appeals court disqualified Judge Ouderkirk because he didn’t disclose his business relationships with Brad’s attorneys. In court docs filed yesterday, Brad’s camp argues that Judge Ouderkirk’s oversight wasn’t a big enough deal to get him axed, according to Page Six.

Kanye West just got shaded by…Peppa Pig. According to TMZ, Peppa Pig's "Peppa's Adventures: The Album," earned a 6.5 out of 10 score from Pitchfork, slightly higher than the 6.0 rating for Kanye's "Donda." So Peppa Pig tweeted, "Peppa didn't need to host listening parties in Mercedes-Benz Stadium to get that .5" higher score. The tweet has since been deleted (seriously). Peppa knows how to play the game.