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THE DAILY DISH

Lohan on the mend ...

In her first interview since her October hospitalization for fever and headaches, actress Lindsay Lohan said that her health woes were caused by exhaustion, reported USA Today.

"I was overtired and working myself to death," Lohan, 18, told Jane magazine. "When you're young, you think you can just keep going and going."

When she got sick, she went to the home of then-boyfriend Wilmer Valderrama, 24. "He tried to take care of me, and I'm screaming in the bedroom. So I went to my doctor, and he was like, 'We need to take you to the emergency room.' "

Her five-day hospital stay was relaxing, "because I couldn't work. No one could bother me."

Lohan, who has since broken up with Valderrama, also said she wants to get married young.

"I want to be a young mom," she said.

On the offensive
Singer Sheryl Crow testified in state Supreme Court that she was concerned about her family's safety after she learned an alleged stalker had asked them to help contact her.

Crow, who appeared relaxed on the witness stand, said she heard about the accused stalker, Ambrose Kappos, from her father, attorney Wendell Crow, who told her Kappos had visited him in his law offices in Kennett, Mo., with a purported message from God.

"Did that give you cause for concern?" the pop rocker was asked by Assistant District Attorney Christopher Hill.

"Absolutely," Crow replied. "I was concerned about my family."

Kappos, 38, is being tried in Manhattan on charges of burglary and stalking. He allegedly pursued Crow from July 2002 until his arrest on Oct. 6, 2003, at the Hammerstein Ballroom, about four blocks from the Empire State Building.

U2 hits the street ...
Taking a page from the Rolling Stones, who once rode around the streets of New York on the back of a flatbed truck to promote an album, Irish rockers U2 turned heads and jammed traffic Monday afternoon in Manhattan as they did the same, with a helicopter in tow, before rolling into Brooklyn's Empire-Fulton Ferry State Park for an impromptu free concert to promote its new album, "How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb," which arrives in stores today.

The 45-minute concert, held at the base of the Brooklyn Bridge, drew about 4,000 U2 faithful who bailed on work and school for a sneak preview of the album.

The music may have been fresh, but fans' voices rang out in unison with the band's -- even on new songs.

"How do you guys know this (stuff)?" the group's lead singer Bono quipped before heading into the new track "Original of the Species," a veiled reference to the massive unauthorized Internet leaking of the new CD two weeks before its release date.

The gig was taped by MTV, which plans to air the footage Dec. 8.

Quivers looks at TV ...
Robin Quivers, shock jock Howard Stern's longtime sidekick, is making a solo move toward television.

Quivers has signed a deal with Sony Pictures Television to develop a syndicated talk show for daytime TV, the company has announced.

The potential series could debut by fall 2005. Quivers will continue her work on Stern's radio show while developing her TV show, Sony said.

There was no indication whether she planned to remain with Stern if her show gets a green light. A call to her manager in New York was not immediately returned.