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Willis wants kids kept away from Kabbalah

Bruce Willis has a dictum for his ex-wife: keep our kids away from your religion.

Demi Moore sweetie Ashton Kutcher in a Kabbalah Ceremony, but not at the Kabbalah Centre, as some expected — which makes sense, says a source, who explains that Willis “strictly forbids” his children with Moore from being exposed to the offshoot of Judaism, which some critics have called a cult.

“Bruce’s feelings are that Demi and Ashton can do whatever they want with their personal and religious lives,” says the insider, “but he puts down his foot when it comes to his daughters and does not want them visiting the Kabbalah Centre.”

Reps for Willis, Moore and Kutcher didn’t return calls for comment.

Big fat hairy dealA new book set in Manhattan’s back-stabbing hair salon world has beauty business types buzzing that it’s a roman à clef loosely based on real-life characters.

"Beyond the Blonde" was written by Kathleen Flynn-Hui, a colorist formerly with the ultra-chic hair salon Frederick Fekkai. Flynn-Hui and three other staffers defected from the salon and set up a competing shop, Salon AKS, and were sued by Fekkai. Those familiar with the book say that Fekkai bears more than a passing resemblance to Jean Luc, the book’s arrogant hair-cutter to the stars. The industry publication Beauty Biz called the book’s character an “absolute monster.”

What’s more, says a source, Fekkai was spotted outside the publication party held for the book last week. “The word was that he was carefully watching who was going inside her party. There were plenty of people in the industry, as well as some of his former clients,” says an insider. “Kathleen went out and confronted him, and he did the whole ‘I’m so happy for your success’ thing, but wouldn’t go inside.”

Neither Flynn-Hui nor Fekkai could be reached for comment.

Notes from all overJennifer Lopez once fired a manager for telling her she should look like Heather Locklear — thin and blonde, according to TeenHollywood.com.   . . . Mariah Carey’s masseuse gives her dog, Jack, private massages, says a source.  . . . Jodie Foster’s “Flightplan” was a big hit this weekend, but she wasn’t the character the screenwriter had in mind. “ ‘Flightplan’ was always a movie for men,” the star said while promoting the flick. “It was still written for a man when (producer) Brian Grazer sent it to me. I think it works better with a woman, which is why I decided to do it.”

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