Jon & Kate Plus 8 star Jon Gosselin denies rumors that he’s cheating on wife Kate, People reports. He says the woman he was spotted with at a bar is just a friend, but adds, “being out with [her] late at night showed poor judgment on my part.” Elsewhere:
- Contrary to recent rumors, Hugh Hefner is just friends with ex Holly Madison. “The notion that I would want her back as a girlfriend is bizarre,” Hef tells E! “I am now in one of the best relationships in memory with Crystal Harris and the twins.”
- There’s a ghost in the American Idol mansion, and her name is Phyllis, contestants tell People. She’s “just a friendly troublemaker. She bangs around and keeps people awake,” says Anoop Desai. But not all the Idols are convinced: “I'm like, ‘OK, you guys,’” says Lil Rounds.
- The Killers, riding high on the success of the single Human, are considering recording an album of covers, lead singer Brandon Flowers tells the Cleveland Plain Dealer.