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Jensations: Thursday, January 21

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By JENNIFER VANDER SANDEN
Updated 7:30 AM CST, Thu, Jan 21, 2010

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NBC says it's reached a deal with "Tonight Show" host Conan O'Brien, on his exit from the show. The deal is worth a whopping $44 million. O'Brien will reportedly walk away with $32 million, the other $12 million will go to his staff in severance. This makes way for Jay Leno to return to the late-night show he hosted for 17 years.

Former Senator John Edwards admits to being the father of mistress Rielle Hunter's almost 2-year-old daughter, Frances Quinn Hunter. "I am Quinn's father," Edwards said in a statement to the Associated Press. 

It's been a rough run for Brooke Mueller. The wife of actor Charlie Sheen was rushed to intensive care in L.A. yesterday with a 105-degree fever, her mother Moira Fiore tells PEOPLE. Mueller has pneumonia in both lungs and her kidneys are filled with infection. "She waited too long to get her impacted wisdom tooth removed and the infection has spread all over. It is in her bloodstream," Fiore says. Sheen has reportedly been by his wife's side. A judge temporarily lifted a restraining order put on him after his domestic violence arrest on Christmas Day.

Heidi Montag tells Entertainment Weekly she spent $2 million of her own money funding her album, appropriately titled "Superficial." The reality show "star","singer" and self-proclaimed plastic surgery addict says she's broke because she put every dollars she had into it.

John Mayer still misses his own Jensation. In the cover story of this week's Rolling Stone the 32-year-old singer-guitarist and serial dater admits he's not over his most famous ex-girlfriend, Jennifer Aniston. "It was one of the worst times of my life," said Mayer.  

If you don't know much about Massachusetts Senator-elect Scott Brown, click here for a very extensive look at the lawmaker!

And wedding bells will soon ring for actress Tara Reid! Boyfriend Michael Axtmann popped the question during dinner out Monday night, Reid's rep tells PEOPLE.

2 to TiVo:

"Jersey Shore" - 9:00pm on MTV: Season finale!!! How will Snooki send us off? And will Ronnie and Sammi's summer romance last? A must-see and sure to make you jensate!

"Project Runway" - 9:00pm on Lifetime: On episode 2 of season 7, the designers head to the farm for a fashion fix.

First Published: Jan 21, 2010 5:57 AM CST

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