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Lohan serves the shortest prison stay yet

Lindsay Lohan checked into jail Sunday night to serve her latest sentence — and checked out less than five hours later, according to The Associated Press. The troubled actress was sentenced to 30 days behind bars but managed to avoid spending even half a day in prison thanks to overcrowding in California’s corrections system. She will avoid serving an additional 270 days in jail if she performs 12 days of community service at the morgue and attends four psychotherapy sessions before Dec.14.

Jennifer Aniston’s new home

Jennifer Aniston has found yet another place to call home in New York City after purchasing a $9 million apartment in Gramercy Park, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The three-bedroom, 2,873-square-foot space features a bedroom overlooking the park and includes amenities like housekeeping, room service and butler service, as well as membership to the nearby DavidBartonGym. This is the third multimillion-dollar NYC property Aniston has snapped up this year.

More Robert Pattinson wedding crap

Filming a pivotal wedding scene for “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 1” may have made star Robert Pattinson a bit cynical about weddings in general — especially for the groom, who “is just a prop,” Pattinson says, according to People magazine. “I mean, it’s such a clear indication whose day it is when you’re standing on one end of the aisle and the entire congregation is facing the other way, and you’re in the same suit as every other guy.”

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