Eddie Murphy Back on the Dating Scene? Hotel Pitt?
August 25, 2005

Rumors run rampant in Hollywood, and "Extra" is hard at work to set the record straight. So from Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie to Victoria Gotti, here’s your latest edition of Rumor Control.

It's been less than a month since Eddie Murphy and his wife, Nicole, split up, but is it true that the former Hollywood golden couple is already hitting the dating scene?

Yes -- According to the New York Post, Nicole is dating a high-rolling banker. The two were pictured looking very cozy out on the town in Los Angeles. The post also reported that Murphy and his "Boomerang" co-star, Robin Givens, spent some private time together at the Cabana Club. Murphy’s reps had no comment.

Meanwhile, did Donald Trump have a secret meeting with Brad Pitt?

Yes -- According to a published report, the tycoon met with Pitt in New York along with George Clooney and Cindy Crawford's husband, Rande Gerber, to discuss the possibility of Trump investing in their new hotel in Vegas to be designed by aspiring architect Pitt.

In more Brad Pitt real estate rumors: is that actor moving to the Hamptons to be closer to Angelina Jolie?

No -- Although one published report claimed that Pitt was set to rent a mansion in the Hamptons for two months so he could be close to where Jolie is filming "The Good Shepherd," Pitt’s people told "Extra" the report is not true.

And finally, "Grow Up, Gotti" is the headline in New York as rumors continue to swirl around Victoria Gotti’s cancer controversy. But did the mob boss’s wife discover her breast disease while having enhancement surgery?

No -- Despite rumors, Gotti says that rumor is not true, saying, "I have grotesque scars, and I am willing to show them to anybody that wants to see them."

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