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Oscar-winning director Michael Moore may make a movie about Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath.
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updated 9/8/2005 2:46:30 AM ET 2005-09-08T06:46:30

Will Michael Moore turn his cameras on Katrina?

The controversial filmmaker is “seriously considering” turning the devastating storm and its aftermath into a documentary, says a source. “It has all the elements that made ‘Fahrenheit 911’ such a powerful film,” says a source. “The political outrage, the human suffering, and the incredible footage.”

Moore’s rep didn’t have a comment by press time, but Moore certainly isn’t being silent about Katrina on his Web site. “There is much to be said and done about the manmade annihilation of New Orleans, caused NOT by a hurricane but by the very specific decisions made by the Bush administration in the past four and a half years,” he wrote. “Do not listen to anyone who says we can discuss all this later. No, we can’t. Our country is in an immediate state of vulnerability. More hurricanes, wars, and other disasters are on the way, and a lazy bunch of self-satisfied lunatics are still running the show.”

Rating the rehab centers
Ozzy Osbourne is a veritable connoisseur of rehab centers. Playboy magazine asked the Prince of Darkness which ones he liked and didn’t.

“Betty Ford is a good one. And a place called Promises, in Malibu, which is like a [bleeping] Hollywood camp resort for wealthy [bleeping] lunatics,” Osbourne tells the October issue of the mag. “Hazelden, in Minnesota, is a really hard one. They do not [bleep] around. I checked out because it scared me. They use a thing called tough love, where they’re like ‘You [bleeping] piece of [bleep]!’ I was like, ‘I felt like a piece of [bleep] before. That’s why I am paying you all this money. You don’t need to tell me every day.’”

When asked what he thinks of the rumored possibility that Colin Farrell will play him in a movie, Osbourne responded, “Who the [bleep] is Colin Farrell?”

Notes from all over
Looks like Paris Hilton wants to corner the market on obscene bumper stickers about her. The partying heiress was at a shop in Venice Beach, California, where she saw a stack of bumper stickers emblazoned with the words “I’d [bleep] Paris,” according to Life & Style Weekly. “I don’t want people having those,” she said, a source told the mag, who says that she calmly bought every one in the store. “She was actually pretty nice about the whole thing,” adds the source.  . . .  The mag also says that Nicole Richie, Paris Hilton’s former best friend, is now best friends with Mischa Barton.  . . .  Madonna and hubby Guy Ritchie often sleep apart. It’s not an issue of infidelity. It’s his snoring. “She doesn’t seem to like my snoring, so she boots me out of bed,” Ritchie said according to World Entertainment News Network. “It’s quite funny. We’ve got four houses, but in every one of them I end up sleeping in the cleaning cupboard or the corridors because all the other bedrooms are being used.”

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