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Despite being sick of her face, we still admire Lady Gaga's go-big-or-go-home approach to music, imagery, shoes and yes, beauty marks. Even her most zealous haters gotta give it up to the omni-present, ever-polarizing pop freak when it comes to marketing herself as an outsider icon. For many ... More >>
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In this week's column (out Thursday) we rejoice over The Hills' cancellation and survey LA's newest upscale hotspots: Drai's, Trousdale and Industry. But the circus of celebs at Perez Hilton's Saturday night Carn-Evil birthday party at Paramount Studio almost outshined 'em all.
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