Morning Memo: Harvey Weinstein Vindicated?; Bill Clinton Redirects His Energy; Janet Jackson Hospitalized

Scott Rudin has admitted that he lied to Page Six about an email that Harvey Weinstein supposedly sent to producer Sydney Pollack on his deathbed, along with the widow of another producer, Anthony Minghella, over issues related to the upcoming release of The Reader. [Gawker]

During a talk about the joys of philanthropy featuring Bill Clinton, The Economist’s Matthew Bishop noted, "Neuroscientists have monitored the part of the brain where you get the reward for giving, and it’s the same place for sex." The former president’s response? "The older you get, the more the giving scale goes up."  [R&M]

Drummer Travis Barker, who was injured n a plane crash two weeks ago, has been released from the hospital. [US Weekly]

Lawyers representing Heath Ledger’s daughter, Matilda, are suing his life insurance company over $10 million they are withholding because of the "suspicious" nature of his death. [R&M

Janet Jackson was hospitalized yesterday, but her reps aren’t saying why. [People]

 

 

Morning Memo: Harvey Weinstein Vindicated?; Bill Clinton Redirects His Energy; Janet Jackson Hospitalized