Locklear, Sambora File Divorce Papers; Lachey Finds A Cupid
March 23, 2006

"Extra" has learned that Heather Locklear and Richie Sambora just filed court documents Thursday that reveal the couple officially split the day after Christmas.

Sambora is fighting Locklear’s request for sole physical custody of their 8-year-old daughter Ava. The papers also reveal that the couple did sign a pre-nup when they married 11 years ago. Now both are asking the court to enforce it.

Nick Lachey
is one of the most eligible bachelors in Hollywood, and it seems he's picked up his own personal cupid: "Dancing with the Stars" stunner Stacey Keibler.

Keibler told designers Chip and Pepper that she's looking to make a love connection. "I'm trying to get Nick a good, quality girl," she said. "I love him. I think he's a fantastic, great guy."

Meanwhile, Angelina Jolie, Maddox and Baby Zahara strolled through Paris' Orly Airport Thursday. Us Weekly's Bradley Jacobs revealed that Brangelina may stay in France through the birth of their baby as a tribute to Angelina's ailing mother.

"Reports say Bertrand, who was born in France, wanted Angelina to have the baby there to continue the ‘circle of life,'" Jacobs said.

Rumors have been flying that Hollywood's other expecting superstar couple, Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes, was headed to Ohio so Katie could give birth in her hometown of Toledo.

But TomKat put the brakes on all thoughts buckeye by attending Cruise's son Connor's baseball game in Los Angeles Wednesday night.

And finally, love is in the "American Idol" air -- and were not talking about Randy or Simon!

"Extra" spotted Paula Abdul out with "CSI: NY" actor Tony Schiena Wednesday night at Jennifer Nicholson's fashion show in Los Angeles. But don't look for Paula to rush into anything serious. "Extra's" "Idol" insiders told us she's been serial dating, and she has a house full of flowers to show for it!


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