andrew tobey getty Andrew Garfield receives Tobey Maguire's 'Spider Man' blessing, Child Services visits 'Teen Mom's' GaryHere’s some celebrity news morsels for you to snack on. Go on, they’re calorie-free:

New “Spider-Man” Andrew Garfield has never met predecessor Tobey Maguire, but says he received a letter from the former Spidey. “He send me a lovely message through a mutual friend. He gave me his support and it meant a great deal of course because a part of the reason I loved this character was because of his portrayal,” he says. “To step into those shoes is no mean feat. It was generous of him to reach out and say something, so I’m thankful.” Wear those red tights with pride, Andrew! [BBC]

]]>“Teen Mom’s” Gary Shirley, the alleged beating victim, on Dec. 29/. His ex-fiance, Amber Portwood, was charged with felony child endangerment, domestic battery and other crimes. The nature of the visit was uncertain, but sources are saying CPS is concerned about the welfare of their baby, Leah. Portwood was seen exciting an Indiana counseling facility on the same day. [TMZ] Want to know everything there is to know about the engagement ring Jim Toth gave to Reese Witherspoon? Well, you’re in luck. Toth popped the question with a 4-carat Ashoka diamond set on a pav´┐Ż diamond and platinum band and worked with the William Goldberg Diamond Corporation to design the ring. He was reportedly inspired by the story of the original Ashoka diamond, which was owned by India’s emperor, Ashoka the Great, who was known for his promotion of love and compassion. Ain’t that just the sweetest thing? [E! Online] “Full House’s” Candace Cameron Bure is opening up about her never-before-revealed battle with bulimia. “It’s a very dangerous cycle than can just start to consume your life and really take over,” she says. “It wasn’t about me trying to lose weight. It was all about emotions.” In her new book “Reshaping It All,” she admits she began binging and purging after the show ended in 1995. [People]

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