Looks like Lisa Marie Presley is a sucker for a serenade. Elvis's daughter, 32, is engaged again, this time to singer John Oszajca, 25. It's her third attempt at harmony with a musician. Before Michael Jackson, she was married to bassist Danny Keough, the father of her two kids. There could be another Jackson connection, a song on Oszajca's debut album. The title: "I Might Look White."
Imagine the possibilities: Brett Favre returns to the field after Deion Sanders steals his woman, coach Mike Shanahan gets "kidnapped" right before the big game and players wielding their seats give new meaning to the term getting benched. According to the WWF's Vince McMahon, it could be a reality by this time next year. Last week the wrestling kingpin announced plans to muscle his way onto the football field, creating his own NFL rival, the Extreme Football League (XFL). The league will have teams in eight cities, and play a 10-week season starting after the Super Bowl next year. For now, the master of manufactured action is promising that the tackles and touchdowns will be legit. "This will be real American football on a 100-yard field, but with a lot more fun and a lot more attitude," says McMahon. He plans to bring on da noise and da funk behind the scenes as well: coaches, huddles and locker rooms will be miked, but don't expect to hear a lot of prayer. Except from the NFL, that is.
The WB's "7th Heaven" will get its first fallen angel, if star Jessica Biel has her way. Biel, 18, who plays the virginal eldest daughter, Mary, on the top-rated family drama, sheds pretty much everything--including her wholesome image--in a soft-core spread for next month's Gear magazine. The racy photos--only one of which we could print--are the kind that could get her fired, and that's just what she's hoping for. "I'm leaving, period," declares Biel. "I'll find a way to get killed if I have to." Biel complains that the show's Bible-thumping image is hurting her chances for landing the kind of roles that have made WB chums like Sarah Michelle Gellar and Katie Holmes big-screen stars. Producer Aaron Spelling has yet to see the photos, which will hit newsstands next week. But he emphasizes that Biel is under contract for the next two years and he has no plans to let her out of her room any sooner--no matter how hard she cries.
Following in Shaq's size-21 sneakers, Kobe Bryant is taking a turn at the mike, releasing his debut rap album, "Visions," next month. We'll get a first look at his MC skills during the NBA All-Star weekend this Saturday when he and supermodel Tyra Banks perform his first single, humbly titled "K.O.B.E." Unfortunately, the reigning champ had to pull out of this year's slam-dunk competition to plug his hip-hop gig. "I'm doing enough with rapping and playing in the game," he says. "I'm doing what's most important." The NBA might not agree: his flashy dunks are a main attraction for fans. Besides, one rapping L.A. Laker is plenty.