Welcome to the Smart Set. Every morning we bring you the gossip coverage, filtered. Today: Gwynnie gets some online flack, Casey Anthony wants to move, and Paul Ryan is having a theme party.
Oops! Celebrated Veela-American Gwyneth Paltrow is in a bit of a kerfuffle after she tweeted a photo of herself onstage with rappers Jay-Z and Kanye West in Paris with the caption "Ni**as in Paris for real," a reference to a song and the fact that they were really in Paris. But, see, "Ni**as" is a way of saying a word that someone like Gwyneth Paltrow, who a lonely old farmer made out of corn silk one fall afternoon, should not be saying. And though she technically didn't type the whole word, some website is upset with her. So she responded with, "Hold up. It's the title of the song!" Gwyneth, I'm not even sure you're allowed to say "Hold up." It's that bad for you. Anyway, her friend The Dream then got on Twitter and said that he was the one who typed "Ni**as" on Gwyneth's phone, so who knows. The lesson here is that Gwyneth Paltrow should probably stick to her territory, which is the land of light and dust motes, of flashes of forgotten wishes and tufts of dandelion fuzz. That stuff she can comment on however she likes, because that is her stuff. No one will get upset. Leave everything else to us opaque people. [Us Weekly]
In grim news, it seems that Casey Anthony, the so-called "Tot Mom" who was acquitted of murder in the death of her young daughter last year, is itching for her probation to end so she can leave Florida and move to Costa Rica, where it's cheap and where she can start a new life away from the prying American press. Which is probably not a bad plan. Although it will be far from perfect. Meaning, we're eager to someday read about Anthony's adventures down there, as Nancy Grace, trained by old Nazi hunters, chases her through the jungle screaming, "Caseeeeyyyy!" [Radar]