Freida Pinto Plays Coy on Dev Patel Engagement Rumors

Celebrity News Nov. 4, 2010 AT 6:18PM
Freida Pinto Plays Coy on Dev Patel Engagement Rumors Credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

-- Why so coy? Actress Freida Pinto won't confirm whether she and boyfriend Dev Patel are engaged. "Dev had such a problem trying to tell people that was not true," the actress, 26, tells BlackBook of their nearly two-year relationship. "I've decided not to answer stupidity with more stupidity." [Just Jared]

-- Chelsea Handler is taking over TV! In addition to Chelsea Lately -- and its spinoff, After Lately -- NBC announced plans to develop a pilot based off Handler's 2008 book, Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea. Though Handler, 35, will not star in the comedy, the storylines will be inspired from her best-selling essays about dating, sex, family and everyday experiences. [CNN]

-- Is Miley Cyrus going incognito for her latest movie? The 17-year-old actress is reportedly set to star in a new flick called So Undercover, where she'll play the role of a "tough, street-smart private eye hired by the FBI to go undercover in a college sorority." [Perez Hilton]

-- Aretha Franklin has canceled concerts through May at the request of her doctors, the singer's rep announced Thursday. The singer, 68, was hospitalized over the weekend in Detroit (her condition was not disclosed). Earlier this week, Franklin's rep said the singer was "resting comfortably at home, but is anxious to get back on the road to perform for her countless fans around the world." [MSNBC]

-- After six years on TV, Supernanny Jo Frost has decided "to hang up my cape." She plans to finish one more season of the ABC show before hopefully starting a family of her own. "It was a very conscious decision, through much reflection," Frost, 39, said. "But I need to create more balance in my life." [Pop Eater]

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