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Madonna's struggled with all sorts of problems lately, and her own brother isn't exactly sympathetic.
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updated 7/23/2008 10:15:25 PM ET 2008-07-24T02:15:25

While Madonna’s said to be suffering from stress and exhaustion , in part, due to the release of her brother’s tell-all tome “Living with My Sister Madonna,” Christopher Ciccone seems downright pleased with himself and the familial dirt he’s dished.

During an impromptu interview with The New York Observer, Christopher confessed his scandal-packed volume doesn’t even contain everything he wanted to reveal about the Queen of Pop.

“There are plenty of things I left out of the book,” he told the paper. “And things that the lawyers and editors took out.”

Without revealing the nature of the forbidden tidbits, Madonna’s little brother opened up on his celebrity sibling’s reaction to the book and the delight he took in it.

Christopher claims Madonna sent him an e-mail simply stating, “Call me,” when she got wind of the unauthorized biography. Deciding not to engage her (“I don’t respond to commands anymore”), he enjoyed Madonna’s rare, powerless position instead.

“I will admit to a guilty pleasure in watching her squirm,” the younger Ciccone confessed.

As for his reaction to finally releasing the book, that was more like “a giant f------ orgasm,” Christopher said. “Therapy I already had; this was pure sex.”

Jonas Brothers talk celebrity crushes
They’re used to throngs of screaming fans swooning for them, but squeaky-clean pop-rockers The Jonas Brothers laugh it off when they reality TV vixens find them attractive.

“It's funny when you find out there are other celebrities with crushes on you, like when I read that Lauren Conrad from ‘The Hills’ liked me,” middle-brother Joe told Rolling Stone.

Youngest Jonas, Nick, also found humor in Kim Kardashian’s public confession that she found the 15-year-old “so cute.”

“The Kim Kardashian rumor (about me) was hilarious,” Nick said. “I was honored, but I was like, ‘(Her boyfriend) Reggie Bush would kill me!’”

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Little sis's music gets the thumbs up from LiLo
At 14 years old, she’s already a reality TV star with the beginnings of a music career, but for Ali Lohan, success requires a little something more — the approval of her big sis, Lindsay.

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Though Ali told People magazine she could hardly stand to let Lindsay listen to her new single, “All the Way Around,” the teen’s happy to have the sisterly thumbs-up.

“Lindsay loves it,” Ali said. “It was nerve-wracking to hear from her because she's so hugely successful, so I was like ‘No, don't listen to it!’ I ran out of the room when she listened to it. She's really proud of me.”

Apparently, Lindsay’s ever-present BFF, DJ Samantha Ronson, dug the track, too, leaving Ali hopeful for a Sam-styled remix one day.

Dish on the fly
Miley Cyrus is one of a kind, or so says Miley herself. “I don’t think there could be a next Miley,” she told Extra TV. The “Hannah Montana” star believes other Disney up-and-comers should make a name for themselves. “I think they should be the next Selena, the next Demi…” … Hot off the heels of her “Paws for Style” hosting snafu , Lauren Conrad’s back in the spotlight for shirking her party duties once again. Page Six reports “The Hills” hottie arrived two hours late for the Svedka Vodka “Join the Party” bash she was hired to host, and was anything but the life of the party once she got there. “She seems to have lost a grip on reality and thinks she is A-list material,” an insider dished. “And after taking pictures, she bolted straight to the VIP area and refused to speak to anyone outside her entourage.”

Tabloid Tidbits is compiled by Ree Hines.

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