Monday gossip roundup: Somebody needs a vacation (psst: it’s Leo DiCaprio)

Joanna Lumley and Leonardo DiCaprio are seen on the set of "The Wolf of Wall Street" on Nov. 20, 2012 in New York City.

Leonardo DiCaprio has gone from filming “Django Unchained” to “The Great
Gatsby” and straight into “The Wolf of Wall Street,” and the schedule
has taken its toll on him. “I’m a little bit drained,” DiCaprio tells
German newspaper Bild. “I am now going to take a long, long break. I’ve
done three films in two years and I’m just worn out.” So what will
DiCaprio be doing if he’s not acting for a bit? Certainly not going on
vacation. “I would like to improve the world a bit,” he says. “I will
fly around the world doing good for the environment.”

Taylor Swift
‘s patchy romantic history has helped her pen a number of hit songs, but it’s also made the subject of more than a few punchlines, and the 23-year-old singer has had enough, according to Radar Online. “At first Taylor just thought it was funny how much interest people had in her love life and she went along with it,” a source close to the singer says. “But now she’s the butt of jokes on ‘Saturday Night Live,’ in the tabloids and on the late night shows. She laughed it off, but the jokes made about her at the Golden Globes got under her skin.” But Swift may also be taking all the criticism and turning it into something positive, using this as a chance to turn her love-life around. “The jokes being made about her love life embarrass her, but it’s finally hit home with Taylor,” the source says. “She really wants to make an effort to slow down and not jump from boyfriend to boyfriend. In a weird way all the negative press has really opened her eyes and will be good for her.”

Selena Gomez
is using music to help work through her emotions following her split from Justin Bieber – just not her own music. The actress and singer treated the crowd at a recent UNICEF charity concert in New York to tunes of heartbreak by Justin Timberlake and Taylor Swift. Before launching into Timberlake’s “Cry Me a River,” Gomez told the crowd, “I’ve been through a lot the past few months. It’s been weird and sad and cool. This song definitely speaks to me.” She later played Swift’s “I Knew You Were Trouble,” prefacing the tune with, “It’s by my best friend in the entire world and if anybody has felt anything painful to their heart, they know who this girl is.”

James Franco
insists he meant no offense by the odd video he briefly posted online of himself lip-syncing to Justin Bieber’s “Boyfriend” wearing a crooked baseball cap and a wig with very Bieber-esque bangs. (The clip was quickly taken down from Franco’s WhoSay account, but not before copies of it could hit other Web sites.) “I wasn’t trying to diss him,” Franco tells E! News. “I was asked to take it down by some people. Bieber didn’t contact me, but I don’t think he was too happy.”

“Glee” star Mark Salling is being sued for sexual battery by ex-girlfriend Roxanne Gorzela, according to documents acquired by TMZ. Gorzela alleges in her lawsuit that Salling forced her to have sex without a condom in March 2011. Gorzela says she had consented to intercourse but only with protection, a request she says Salling ignored. She also claims that when she confronted Salling about the incident a month later, he responded by grabbing her and pushing her to the ground. Salling’s rep flatly denies the lawsuit’s charges, telling the Web site, “There is no truth to this. It’s the textbook case of a disgruntled girl looking to cash in on a TV star’s success. We turn the rest over to Mark’s attorneys and have no further comment.”


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