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Jamie Lynn Spears may look sweet, but teens from her hometown tell Star magazine that the "Zoey 101" star "drank to get wrecked" and tried to hookup with a boy after she started dating Casey Aldridge.
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updated 2/13/2008 10:56:57 PM ET 2008-02-14T03:56:57

While Jamie Lynn Spears received a personal endorsement from teen sensation Miley Cyrus earlier this week, adolescents from the pregnant one’s hometown weren’t as kind when they spoke to Star magazine. At just 16 years old, the “Zoey 101” star stands accused of pre-pregnancy drinking binges and cheating on her boyfriend.

“I know for a fact that Casey was not the first guy she slept with — or the last,” a peer from Kentwood, La., told the publication. “There were at least two others. I know that 110 percent.”

Another source shared a story of Jamie Lynn attempting to hookup with a boy she met at a party — long after she started dating Casey Aldridge and just days before she announced her pregnancy to the world. “It's cool; I'm pregnant,” Jamie Lynne allegedly said. “I can't get pregnant again!”

A “friend” told Star party scenes were nothing new to the teen star. Apparently, before her December bun-in-the-oven shocker, Jamie Lynn drank and partied in private.

“Some people drink to have a good time,” the insider said. “But she drank to get wrecked. She drank to get messed up and forget about her mother, her sister and all of that.”

Janet Jackson’s marriage allergy
In an interview with The Insider, Janet Jackson tried to put an end to the marriage speculation that surrounds her and partner Jermaine Dupri.

Slideshow: Celebrity Sightings “I don't know if we'll get married,” the singer confessed. “You know, I felt so badly for Jermaine. So many people were putting pressure on him, then they started putting pressure on me. And everybody would ask us about it — even friends.”

Maybe the friendly inquiries were just attempts to find out if they were already hitched. Not an odd concern, given both of Janet’s previous marriages happened on the sly.

Her 1984 elopement with James DeBarge ended in an annulment, and few even knew of her marriage to Rene Elizondo until she filed for divorce.

As for a formal union with Jermaine, Janet told The Insider, “If it's to happen, it'll happen. I like where we are, and I'm happy where I am. I've done it twice before. I'm afraid I might be a jinx. I might be allergic to marriage.”

Paula’s impromptu potty pic
Most celebrities expect the occasional overzealous fan to snap an unflattering candid, but Paula Abdul’s eager star-stalker took it a step too far.

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“A fan leaned over (a public bathroom stall) and took a picture, and I was mortified, and she didn't think there was anything wrong with it,” the “American Idol” judge told the L.A. Times. “I honestly was weirded out by that and she was so nervous that she thought I wouldn't even notice. I was like no, no, that's not cool. I said to her, ‘A real good tip: Don't do that to anyone else.’”

Once Paula ensured the potty pic was history, she proved her patience by posing for some more appropriate shots with the same fan.

Dish on the fly
He wasn’t nominated for anything, but Amy Winehouse’s husband, Blake Fielder-Civil, is set to get a Grammy of his own. “Amy wants to prove her love by handing over her most prized possession to Blake – one of her Grammys,” the R&B singer’s friend revealed to the Daily Star. Of course Blake may have to wait until he finishes his sentence in London’s Pentonville prison before he can claim the gold-dipped gramophone. … Emma Watson, aka Hermione Granger from the “Harry Potter” movies, was spotted out and about Monday night in the company of Kirsten Dunst’s ex-boyfriend and Razorlight frontman, Johnny Borrell. Though Page Six referred to the outing as a “date,” People reports otherwise. “They were hanging out,” a pal of the 17-year-old actress told the magazine. “Emma has had a boyfriend (rugby player Tom Duckworth) for years.”

Tabloid Tidbits is compiled by Ree Hines.

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