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Stacy Keibler and George Clooney made their first red carpet appearance in New York.

Clooney debuts new girlfriend

While they’ve previously acknowledged their new relationship, George Clooney and girlfriend Stacy Keibler made their red carpet debut, posing for photos together at the New York Film Festival premiere of his new film, “The Descendants,” according to Hollyscoop. While Keibler previously competed on “Dancing with the Stars,” Clooney swore he’d never be a contestant. “I’m a terrible dancer,” he said.

‘Hannah Montana’ DUI arrest

Mitchel Musso, the  20-year-old former “Hannah Montana” actor, was arrested for driving under the influence earlier this week, according to TMZ. Musso was pulled over after failing to slow down for police who were directing traffic at an intersection. According to the police report, officers approached Musso’s 2007 black Mercedes Benz and detected a “strong odor of alcohol.” Musso was administered a Breathalyzer and tested “well above” the legal limit.

Sarandon vs. Pope Benedict XVI

Susan Sarandon is taking on Pope Benedict XVI. While discussing “Dead Man Walking” at the Hamptons Film Festival, Sarandon had some unkind words for the head of the Catholic Church, according to Newsday. Sarandon explained that     she’d sent a copy of the book upon which the film was based — which advocates against the death penalty     — to the pontiff. “The last one,” Sarandon clarified,  “not this Nazi one we have now.”

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