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This Week's Celeb Rumors: True or False? J. Lo, "Bachelorette," "Teen Mom" and More! (Photos)

Jennifer Lopez sets the record straight.

You have to be careful about every little thing you say or do when you’re a celebrity. Even the most casual remark can be misinterpreted, and if you happen to show up to an event without your significant other, the split rumors fly within hours.

Jennifer Lopez found herself having to explain herself when gossip sites jumped on a quote she gave to Redbook. She told the magazine that  she felt “sad and depressed” for a time after giving birth to her twins, Max and Emme. Immediately, the headlines trumpeted “Postpartum Depression!” As if that weren’t enough, buzz had it that she was looking to adopt a baby with her new boyfriend, Casper Smart.

On The Ellen DeGeneres Show today, J. Lo puts those rumors to rest once and for all. “I know I’m being misquoted in the press a lot,” she says (as reported in Us). “[They say that] I want to adopt and that I was depressed when I had babies – none of that’s true.”

She goes on to say that playing an adoptive mother in her new film, What to Expect When You’re Expecting, gave her a better understanding of why parents want to adopt children.

And the depression? She says it was actually the “baby blues,” a short-lived and far less serious phenomenon that occurs as a result of the drop in hormone levels after delivery. Jennifer recalls reading what the famous pregnancy guide had to say on the subject, “[T]hey’re like, ‘You might be feeling very emotional today.’ I said, ‘Yes, I am. That’s what’s happening to me right now.’ ”

So who else has been grist for the rumor mill recently? And are the stories true? Check out our gallery to find out!

  • Has “Bachelorette” Emily Maynard made her choice already? 1 of 5
    Has "Bachelorette" Emily Maynard made her choice already?
    The new season of "The Bachelorette" just began yesterday, but already the spoilers are flying. RealitySteve.com says that the three finalists who have won single mom Emily's heart are entrepreneur Jef Holm, Indy driver Arie Luyendyk Jr. and model-turned-insurance-agent Sean Lowe. Are the predictions right? We'll just have to wait and see.
    Who does "Bachelorette" Ashley Hebert think will win?
  • Is Khloe Kardashian going to settle the dad question once and for all? 2 of 5
    Is Khloe Kardashian going to settle the dad question once and for all?
    Even though Khloe says she's "past all that," she revealed to Jay Leno that the new season of "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" features her taking a DNA test - at mom Kim's insistence - to find out if Robert Kardashian is her biological father.
    Watch the clip here!
  • Did “Teen Mom” Jenelle Evans reconcile with her ex? 3 of 5
    Did "Teen Mom" Jenelle Evans reconcile with her ex?
    Jenelle and her boyfriend Gary Head seemed like a great couple - until their explosive breakup that involved accusations of cheating on both sides, plus a lot of other nastiness. Jenelle ran back briefly to her old flame Kieffer Delp, but after that fizzled, it seemed like the young mom of Jace would be single again for a while. Wrong! Jenelle and her Marine are an item again. Now the question is: Will Gary reclaim the engagement ring he sent back to the store?
    Take a poll: Should Gary and Jenelle get married?
  • Are the royal couple trying to get pregnant? 4 of 5
    Are the royal couple trying to get pregnant?
    A British tabloid claims Carole Middleton, mother of Kate, revealed that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will be trying for a baby "soon." But keep in mind that this comes from an unnamed "source," so the story should be taken with a large block of salt. Besides, it's unlikely that William and Kate would do anything to divert attention from Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee or this summer's London Olympics.
    See the rumor here.
  • Are Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis splitting? 5 of 5
    Are Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis splitting?
    This rumor has been around for ages, and it hasn't helped that the two haven't appeared together at major events since 2010. Now, for the first time, Depp has spoken out. At the premiere of "Dark Shadows," he said, "The rumors are not true. They are absolutely not true....I can't say enough about it not being over."
    See what else he had to say.

[Photos: via PacificCoastNews.com, Twitter]

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