Pop Culture: Gossip This!

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Pop-punk band Sum 41's lead singer, Deryck Whibley, posted some seriously gruesome photos of himself in the hospital after his liver and kidney collapsed from years of alcohol abuse. Whibley wrote that he has a gnarly drinking problem (probably because most of you only know him as Avril Lavigne's ex-husband and not as the guy whose band kept Hot Topic open for a few years) and has been scared into getting help for it.

Speaking of sad and gruesome, Pamela Anderson gave a speech at an event for her animal rights charity last week and opened up about where her affection for animals comes from - her distrust of humans. Anderson went on to talk about the sexual abuse she suffered as a child, including molestation by her babysitter and gang-rape led by her first boyfriend. Many internet commenters on stories about this revelation proved Anderson's distrust correct, focusing more on their self-righteous anger that she was a vegan.

Actor-hearthrob Brad Pitt was filmed tossing a beer from his balcony to fellow actor-hearthrob Matthew McConaughey while the two were on vacation. Perennial cool kids always seem to vacation in the same places, right?

Actress and patron saint of badass middle-aged ladies Robin Wright says she will not be getting a face-lift in her 40s.

Rapper Ray J is reportedly giving Kim Kardashian and Kanye West a check for more than $70,000 for their wedding. That number is four months' worth of what he'll make this year from Ray J and Kim's famous porn tape. She really has a type.

Beyonce, Jay-Z and Solange all went to lunch following Elevatorgate. The person to your right feels superior to you because you care about this.