Reality Check: Kim Kardashian Refuses To See Her Good Name Dragged Thru The Mud

• Only Kim Kardashian would get all freaked out over claims that she WON'T be stripping down to her skivvies and posing in Playboy. (Celebuzz)

• Overly perky morning show host Kelly Ripa denies rumors that she and hubby Mark Consuelos are headed for Splitsville. (Usmagazine.com)

Real Housewives of Atlanta star NeNe Leakes and her husband Gregory were evicted from their 5-bedroom home. But don't feel too sorry for them. Nene claims she and Greg are "financial able [sic] and stable to live where ever we feel fits." (Atlanta Journal-Constitution, via Us)

Late Show host David Letterman unforgivably mistakes gross eyeball-fondling woman for talented newcomer. (Best Week Ever)

Brad "Groucho Marx" Pitt sez he's trying to bring mustaches back, plus he tells Ellen DeGeneres the surefire way to lure George Clooney onto her talk show: "Send him "a bunch of Chippendales [dancers]": "He’s yours...three, four—no less than three." (E! Online)