Morning Memo: The Name On Everybody’s Lips Is Gonna Be … Nicole Richie?

Nicole Richie has been offered the role of Roxie Hart in Chicago on Broadway. [Us]

Us Weekly’s excerpted interview in which Barack Obama declined to discuss his underwear preference received the second highest number of page views for one story ever, the first being new of Heath Ledger’s death. [WWD]

The executive producer of “The Early Show,” Shelley Ross, allegedly forced a staffer to reschedule a colonoscopy because it was sweeps month. [P6]

Angelina Jolie wrote an op-ed in the Washington Post about her trip to Iraq. [WP]

Britney Spears’ sons got haircuts! [Us]

And Spears still has a warm relationship with her sons. [TMZ]

Paper Magazine made a list of the ten worst film nude scenes, and ‘honorees’ include Philip Seymour Hoffman, Donald Sutherland, Kathy Bates and Julie Andrews. [P6]

Finnish teens are smarter than American ones, and they only do a half hour of homework a night. [WSJ]

Prince Harry, who has been serving with British troops since December, left Afghanistan. [Us]

Morning Memo: The Name On Everybody’s Lips Is Gonna Be … Nicole Richie?