Celeb Scoop: Jimmy Kimmel Cut an Off-Color Rick Santorum Joke from His White House Correspondents Dinner Performance

Plus: Joey Lawrence joins Chippendales (whoa!), Elizabeth Banks resorts to murder, Bono is rich (like, really rich), and more of today’s celebrity news.

Kimmel Cut a Santorum Joke at WHCD. Jimmy Kimmel reportedly cut a Rick Santorum joke from his White House Correspondents Dinner gig. The line would have been, “Newt Gingrich’s campaign is so dead, Mitt Romney wants to baptize it and Rick Santorum wants to put it in a jar and show it to his kids.” [EW]

Elizabeth Banks Resorts to Murder. Penn alum Elizabeth Banks has signed on to star in a dark comedy about an office worker who snaps and resorts to murder after years of being walked-on by colleagues. [Hollywood Reporter]

The World Remembers the Fresh Prince. Will Smith—while promoting MIB III in Europe—said that everywhere he goes, people still remember him most as the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Oh, and he rapped the theme song. [Digital Spy]

Whoa. Attention all women who grew up on early ’90s television: Joey Lawrence has signed up for a three-week stint as a singer, dancer and host for Chippendales in Vegas. [Philly Gossip]

Happy Birthday, Tina Fey! Upper Darby’s Tina Fey turns 42 today. It’s too bad that ratings were down for the season finale of 30 Rock last night. [E!]

Bono Is the Richest Rock Star in the World. If you think about this for more than 13.7 seconds, your head will explode (it’s science)—by 4 p.m. today, Bono will be the richest musician in the world thanks to his stake in Facebook. He’s going to make about $1 billion. [TMZ]

UPDATE: Or maybe Bono won’t make $1 billion today. [TMZ]