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Britney Spears' house budget is a realtor's dream.
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updated 12/4/2006 3:56:54 AM ET 2006-12-04T08:56:54

Britney Spears is looking for fancy new digs.

The singer — who dumped hubby Kevin Federline — is selling the house they shared in Malibu for $13.5 million, and the word is, she’s looking to buy one in Florida for more than twice that amount.

The “Oops, I Did It Again” crooner is shopping for houses in the Miami area costing up to $29 million, according to Star.

And it looks like she’s expecting a big payday to help foot that bill. Spears is rumored to be mulling a big Las Vegas gig, and the Star is also reporting that she’s negotiated a 20-week, $15 million exclusive performance contract with the Palms Hotel and Casino.

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“Makes sense,” a source tells The Scoop.  “The folks who own the Palms are longtime fans of Britney.”

Leaving Lindsay in the dust
Looks like Lindsay Lohan’s ex has moved on.

Harry Morton is dating aspiring actress Jennifer George, according to In Touch Weekly. Morton had promised Lohan he’d wait a few months before dating again, but friends say he was tired of being single.

“Lindsay has been trying to reconcile with the 25-year-old Hard Rock heir ever since he broke up with her in September,” reports the mag, “but Harry hasn’t been interested in getting back together.”

Notes from all over
O.J. Simpson may lose more than a book deal . Nearly 1,500 petitioners are asking the Buffalo Bills to remove the former football great’s name from the Ralph Wilson Stadium wall of fame. “It’s an embarrassment to the city, to the franchise, to the fans, and to honorable other names on the wall,” reads the petition, which was started in the wake of the controversy over Simpson’s now-nixed book deal.  . . .Pamela Anderson might be a mom, but she still likes a wild night. “When I go to Hollywood, I start at the Chateau Marmont and then I usually end up naked in David LaChapelle’s studio taking crazy pictures,” the former “Baywatch” babe tells Blender magazine. “That’s usually a night with me.  Four or five in the morning, lying across a car in David’s studio.” . . . Techno musician Moby is taking on Bill O’Reilly for dissing technophiles. The Fox newsman recently blasted iPod owners, saying, “I don’t own an iPod. I would never wear an iPod… Did you ever talk to these computer geeks? I mean, can you carry on a conversation with them?” Noted Moby: “In the 21st century, what defines a ‘computer geek?’. . . Bill O’Reilly must be very lonely, only being able to carry on conversations with the 2% of people in the western world who don’t use computers for their work and entertainment.”

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