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Britney's husband needed loan to buy ring

Britney Spears’ new hubby had to go into debt for his bride.

Kevin Federline reportedly had to take out a loan to buy his multi-millionaire wife’s wedding ring. It’s a platinum band with no diamonds; the ring Spears gave to Federline, however, is platinum with diamonds.

Britney allegedly made the revelation to defend Federline — her former backup dancer who has two children by another woman he didn’t marry — against charges that he’s a gold-digger or freeloader.

“I am very annoyed with some reports speculating such [garbage] that I had to pay for the wedding myself and that I even had to buy my own ring,” the World Entertainment News Networks quotes Spears as saying. “It’s simply so not true. Kevin took out a loan to contribute towards the wedding and so he could buy me my band. He insisted. It’s so hurtful when this kind of thing comes out. Kevin pays his own way and I wouldn’t have it any other way.”


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Actress Gwyneth Paltrow of the U.S. arrives for the UK premiere of 'Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow' at the Empire Leicester Square in London September 27, 2004. REUTERS/Stephen Hird

Gywneth Paltrow has gotten a bit catty about Halle Berry’s flick “Catwoman.”

While promoting her new flick, “Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow,” Paltrow blasted “Catwoman,” saying that both the movie and the character were “unoriginal.”

Paltrow said she had originally wanted to star in the action flick, but prefers films such as “Sky Captain.”

She explained that “if [the film] was going to fail, it was going to fail, but I wanted to take that risk and not be in a standard Hollywood adventure. After seeing ‘Catwoman,’ I thought the character and movie were unoriginal.”

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