A.M. Surf Report: Gerard Way Is Engaged And 'Excited'; Britney's Mom Has 'Hot' News; Fat Joe Will Talk To Police

Plus Paris Hilton song hit with copyright suit; Jigsaw takes on Satan; Hi-Five singer, Ra Ra Riot drummer found dead.

The news happens all the time, even while you're enjoying your weekend. Check out this rundown to bring you up to speed this morning — a quick heads up from your friends at MTV News.

Here's what we've got:

Yes, the prizes at the MTV Movie Awards matter (just ask "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest," which picked up two big wins), but the wild moments onstage, backstage and on the red carpet are what really make the event. We've got you covered with a recap of the highlights from last night's show and a whole lot of what you didn't see — such as Bruce Willis dissing Paris Hilton and Rihanna talking dirty. ...

On the Movie Awards red carpet, Paris Hilton told us that she's "obviously a little scared" about her jail term, but she faced her fear head-on later that evening, reporting a day and a half early to begin serving her 23-day sentence for violating her probation. ...

And 50 Cent clears up controversy — in a way — in the latest installment of Mixtape Monday, explaining that though his "Amusement Park" shares the same beat as the Jim Jones song "Your Majesty" (featured on a Gangsta Grillz mixtape last year), there's no reason to ring an alarm. "The producer for the record is under my production [company]," he explained. " 'Your Majesty,' I didn't know it was on there until you said it just now. But, um, it didn't get very much airplay, so I guess my version is better." ...

Quote of the Day: "I'm talking to Raven-Symoné. I've gotta return her pants." — Shia LaBeouf

Here's what everyone else is talking about:

That ring Gerard Way's wearing isn't a friendship band from Bob Bryar, no matter what the drummer tells you. "The truth of the matter is that I'm engaged and I'm really excited about it," Way told MTV2 UK at the Rock Am Ring festival in Germany on Saturday. ...

Is Britney's mom going to spill family secrets on "The View"? Perez Hilton thinks so. Lynne Spears is scheduled to appear on the ABC talk show Wednesday morning as part of its "Hot Topics" segment. In a recent letter to fans, Britney wrote that she has "had to cut so many people out of my life," but did not name names. ...

Fat Joe will cooperate with Miami police investigating a double homicide that authorities believe the rapper may have witnessed, New York's Daily News reported Sunday. Joe's lawyer said his client, who went to Russia after the incident, didn't witness the shooting but will speak with police in person or via telephone this week. ...

Rain didn't keep Ludacris, Chris Brown, Lil Wayne, Ciara and Swizz Beatz from Hot 97's annual Summer Jam concert Sunday — which was held outdoors, at New Jersey's Giants Stadium — but the consistent downpours may have put a bit of a damper on the festivities. Jayson Rodriguez will have his report on the show this morning. ...

"Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End" held #1 at the box office this weekend, Reuters reports, while challenger "Knocked Up" earned a not-too-shabby $29.3 million its first three days in theaters. Check back later today for a full report on the weekend box-office results. ... "Knocked Up" director Judd Apatow likely has another box-office success in his future. Jack Black has signed on to star in "Year One," a comedy produced by Apatow and directed by Harold Ramis, Variety reports. ...

Before she reported for jail, Paris Hilton found herself tied to another legal wrangle, only this time it's a copyright lawsuit. Britain's Daily Mail reported Sunday that the copyright owners of UB40's "Kingston Town" have filed a suit alleging that Hilton's "Stars Are Blind" was ripped off from the 1989 track. Hilton had no songwriting credit on the track and wasn't named in the suit. ...

"Saw" star Tobin Bell is taking a short trip from Jigsaw to the Satan. Variety reports that Bell will play the Devil in "Highway 61," a film about a struggling rock band that makes a deal with the ultimate villain, inspired by Robert Johnson's legendary soul-selling bargain. ...

Hi-Five singer Tony Thompson was found dead in Waco, Texas on Friday night, The Associated Press reports. He was 31.

The singer, who went multiplatinum with Hi-Five's debut album — which included the hits "I Like the Way (The Kissing Game)" and "Can't Wait Another Minute" — had been working on new music. Friends of Thompson's told local paper Waco Herald-Tribune that there is speculation that the death was caused by an apparent overdose. Police have ordered an autopsy. ...

Ra Ra Riot drummer John Pike was found dead Sunday in Fairhaven, Massachusetts. He was 23. Local NBC affiliate WHDH reported that police found Pike's body off the coast of Buzzard's Bay. The band had sent out a plea over the weekend to locate Pike after he went missing after leaving a party in Providence, Rhode Island, early Saturday morning. A message on the band's MySpace page read, "We will always love and miss you, John."

Courtney Love interrupted Linda Perry's set at the House of Blues Sunset Strip on Friday, performing four new songs, NME.com reports. ...

Guns N' Roses kicked off their 2007 world tour on Saturday night with a bunch of old favorites, according to the set list posted on Blabbermouth.net. Axl and company started the show in Monterrey, Mexico with Appetite for Destruction tracks "Welcome to the Jungle," "It's So Easy" and "Mr. Brownstone," and played mainly early songs, with only a handful of apparent Chinese Democracy tracks, including "Better" and "I.R.S.," mixed in. ...

Johnny Knoxville, Jimmy Kimmel and Adam Carolla are being sued for $10.5 million by a man who agreed to put his penis in a mousetrap, AP reports. Actor Perry Caravello claims that Knoxville never paid him for his role in the 2003 TV movie "Windy City Heat," produced by Kimmel. Caravello's suit, filed Thursday in L.A., also claims that he was also not paid for promoting the film with the injury-causing mousetrap trick on Carolla's show. ...

Cool cars with the power to tranform are pretty hot right now, and "Resident Evil" director Paul W.S. Anderson is getting in on that action, signing on to Universal's adaptation of 1980s video game "Spy Hunter," Variety reports. John Woo was previously attached to the long-in-the-works adaptation, with Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson set to star. No word yet on whether the role will be recast. ...

The Rock and his wife, Dany Garcia Johnson, are splitting up after 17 years as a couple, they announced Friday. The split sounds amicable, according the pair's joint statement to People. "We look forward to spending the rest our lives together as best friends and business partners." ...

And it looks like that Posh Spice reality show won't be happening after all. TMZ.com reports that Victoria Beckham has backed out of her deal with NBC to document her move to Los Angeles for a TV series.