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PARTY OF NO! 'Baby' passes 'Bad,' Melissa Gilbert's pain, Alexa Ray Joel's mistake, Spencer Pratt's lunacy

July 16, 2010 |  3:23 pm

Spencer-pratt-old-man It's hot -- stinkin' hot. Make-you-cranky hot. I-have-no-idea-what-to-wear-that-won't-stick-to-me hot. So hot that even the earthquake gods have fled Southern California and set up shop in Washington, D.C.

With no relief expected until Sunday at the earliest, what better time for a Party of No? Grab yourself the cold beverage of your choice, maybe even a root beer float, and pull up a lawn chair right here on the Ministry's front porch. We're kickin' it for a while -- because sometimes it just feels good to just say "no" while staying in the know.

For example, Lady Gaga's "Bad Romance" is no longer the most-watched music video on YouTube -- apparently it's too hard to say no to Justin Bieber's "Baby." Time

Melissa Gilbert made no excuses while on the road with "Little House on the Prairie," though she probably should have, because her back was broken. Contact Music

There's no way Alexa Ray Joel would've called 911 after taking too much of a homeopathic anti-inflammatory, she says, if she knew the call would be made public.

Fooling nobody, a disguised Spencer Pratt tried to crash "The Hills" series finale party, to no avail. New York Daily News

Amy Winehouse says it'll be no more than six months till her next album comes out. That after ...

... her collaborator Mark Ronson last week said they have no plans yet to record, and in fact no songs ready. Metro UK, Billboard

No special treatment is expected for Lindsay Lohan when and if she goes to jail next week -- and Samantha Ronson has had no problem showing a bit of concern for her ex. People

No Broadway revival of "A Streetcar Named Desire" for Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith. Gossip Cop

No kidding -- Aaron Sorkin is going to direct a movie about John Edwards. MTV

Still no Lakers tickets for Mel Gibson, or Oksana Grigorieva, for that matter. MOG

There's seemingly no end to the awesomeness coming from the Old Spice campaign and Isaiah Mustafa, who was holed up in Oregon this week cranking out videos. ReadWriteWeb

And finally, the charms of George Clooney have had no effect whatsoever on the heartstrings of "The Tudors" actress Sonya Macari, the sister of "Podge and Rodge" star Virginia Macari. And no, we'd not heard of "Podge and Rodge" before either. RTE Ireland

-- Christie D'Zurilla

Photo: Disguised as an old man, Spencer Pratt poses with fans on the red carpet at MTV's "The Hills Live: A Hollywood Ending" finale event at the Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood on July 13, 2010. Credit: John Shearer / Getty Images for

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