Morning Links: Lil Wayne Sells a Milli, Jim Carrey Graffitis His House

● Lil Wayne’s Tha Carter IV sold almost a million copies in its debut week, making Wayne the second rapper (Eminem being the other) to go platinum twice in just seven days. [RapRadar] ● “People who don’t have gender dysphoria aren’t going to catch it by watching me dance on television,” says Chaz Bono, who’s on Dancing With The Stars because he just wants to dance. [LAT] ● Probably because nobody thought James Franco was funny last year, the committee decided to get someone they could count on — vetted comedian Eddie Murphy — to host this year’s Oscars. With him and Bret Ratner onboard, the show is sure to be real rib-tickling. [NYDN]

● Here are some pictures of Jim Carrey graffitiing the side of his house. Between this and that Emma Stone video, are things weird as normal with Carrey? Or should someone check on him? [E!] ● Purportedly, Rob Kardashian’s new girlfriend slept with Reggie Lewis when Reggie Lewis was dating Kim, and now Kim is furious! Wrath of the Kardashian clan is like no other. [MTO] ● There is only one more episode of Kate Plus 8 left, and Kate Gosselin is freaking out. “Big time,” she says. [People]

Morning Links: T.I. Sent Back to Jail, Benni Cinkle Finally Has Her Own Video

● Yesterday T.I. was released from jail early, but then they sent him back after he showed up at the half-way house in a luxury bus. Apparently that’s not allowed. [NYDN] ● Taylor Swift and Reese Witherspoon got lunch together in L.A. so that they could talk about how Jake Gyllenhaal, their shared ex, is so “vain.” [Us] ● Whole Foods thinks that Real Housewife Bethenny Frankel’s SkinnyGirl Margaritas are toxic and are pulling the product from their shelves. [NYP]

● Insane Clown Posse’s Violent J doesn’t really think his collaboration with Jack White is so weird because they both wore costumes while doing it. “He put on his black hat and his black coat and we put on our makeup…And it wasn’t that different. He had our shtick and we had ours,” he says. [Village Voice] ● Cher took to twitter in support of her son Chaz, who has been the victim of attacks since since his casting in DWTS, tweeting that “It took guts 2 do it,” and that “Mothers don’t stop Getting angry with stupid bigots who (mess) with their children!” [Huff Post] ● Paz de la Huerta’s Agent Provocateur campaign finds the lady looking, as always, near-nude and mostly fabulous. [ONTD] ● Benni Cinkle, that awkward girl in pink from Rebecca Black’s “Friday” video, finally has a video to call her own. [ONTD]

Morning Links: DWTS Takes Heat for Casting Chaz Bono, Lady Gaga Wore a Prosthetic Penis to the VMAs

● Within hours of posting the “celebrity” line-up for the upcoming season of Dancing With The Stars, ABC was swarmed with comments concerning Chaz Bono’s inclusion, implying that it signals the end of family television, and isn’t he too fat to be on TV? And so on. [TheWrap] ● Lil Wayne’s Carter IV is on track to sell 700,000 to 850,000 copies in its first week, numbers that make it the year’s second-biggest debut following only Lady Gaga. It also means it will outsell Jay and Kanye by almost double. Watch what throne? [Billboard] ● Pop-savant The-Dream has put out a new album, but in order to slide under his label’s radar, he’s releasing it under his given name, Terius Nash, and for free. Get it well it’s hot. [RadioKillRecords]

● Bravo has shot a special addressing the recent suicide of Real Housewives husband Russell Armstrong, and although they’ve yet to say, it seems likely that it will be aired in concurrence with the Beverly Hills season two premier next week. [EW] ● Justin Bieber got into what you might call a fender bender yesterday, when his Ferrari was “tapped” by a Honda. Neither party reported damages, TMZ reported the news regardless. [TMZ] ● Lady Gaga wants you to know she’s serious about her male alter-ego, Jo Calderone, so she wore a prosthetic penis for “hir” VMA performance. [Us]