Christmas Crunch Crumbs: Did Courtney Love Abuse Her Daughter?; Is Lily Allen Engaged?; The Muppets Sing “The 12 Days Of Christmas”

Happy Holidays, My Glorious PopCrunch Fam! Cassie’s going to be in vacay mode for the next few days, but before I get out of here, I want to give you a few stories from around the blogosphere and a list of links for the road. Enjoy the holidays and be safe! Let’s get to it:

-”The Christmas Song” turns 65……

-Did Courtney Love beat her 17-year-old daughter, Frances Bean?

-The 10 Hottest Celebrity Virgins! (Kinda doubt Vanessa Hudgens is a virgin…..)

-A community of folks in Australia are very upset with Nicole Kidman…..

-Sad news to share this Christmas Eve: Legendary sportscaster George Michael has passed away after a two year battle with cancer. Mr. Michael was a real icon in my hometown of Washington — even to non-sports fans like me. He will be missed.

-A Christmas Miracle: New Jersey dad David Goldman has been reunited with his son after a 5 year custody battle in Brazil….

-Alexa Chung may be out of a job, but at least she’s Britain’s “Style Icon of the Year!”

-The-Dream blows a gasket on Mariah Carey fans — live on Twitter….

-Is Lily Allen engaged?

-In case you missed it, Kid Cudi performed on The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien this week…..

-Facebook has released a list of the most-commonly used words and themes in users’ status updates for 2009 and pop star Lady Gaga was one of the most-mentioned terms of the year……

-A new POV cop show coming soon…..

-MJB pulls a Chris Brown…..

-The Muppets sing “The 12 Days of Christmas” on Fallon……

-Dog Killer Michael Vick is honored with an award for courage by his teammates on the Philadelphia Eagles. Ha! It takes a very “courageous” person to harm God’s innocent creatures…….

-Somehow Star Trek managed to surpass Wolverine as the most-pirated movie of 2009……