Inside the mind of Anna Nicole Smith 

Anna Nicole Smith’s intimate diaries, newly revealed to the public, provide a poignant glimpse inside the late model’s personal life.

Currently on auction, with bids expected in the $50,000 to $100,000 range, the awkwardly written journals date from 1992 and 1994, when Anna was married to frail, elderly billionaire J. Howard Marshall.

The diaries contain ominous hints of the substance abuse and body image issues that plagued the tragic starlet. In accounts of her daily doings, Anna recounts being hung over and taking the prescription pill Zantrex.

And after scoring her breakthrough Guess modeling contract, she writes blithely, "I’m starving!! I’ve been starving myself. "

But there are also moving indications of Anna’s genuine love for her late husband. In almost childlike language, the former Playboy model writes, "My husbands very sick and weak … When you touch him Im afraid he might break … Sometimes he tries to smile and give me such hope, he a fighter and I believe he can make it … If Jesus desides to take him I dont no what I’ll do. I love him so much."

Marshall died in 1995 at age 90.

Solo Scarlett

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Scarlett Johansson (along with many other young actresses) has been rumored to be seeing Justin Timberlake. Scarlett says it's untrue in her case.

Bombshell actress Scarlett Johansson says she’s not actively looking for a boyfriend — and that the rumors linking her to heartthrob singer Justin Timberlake are just that.

"We live in a world today where if two people are single — and one’s a guy and one’s a girl and they’re both famous — you’re going to be linked with somebody," Scarlett explains to Seventeen magazine. "If it’s somebody one week, it’s going to be somebody else the next week. It’s either me or Jessica Biel."

(Jessica, coincidentally, has also been paired with Justin in the press.)

In reality, the unattached "Match Point" star says she doesn’t go out of her way to look for love: "When I’m single, I don’t focus. I focus on a guy if he’s a boyfriend, but I don’t focus on finding a boyfriend."

"They’re never around when you want them," she quips.

Ain’t that the truth.

Justin: Grammy Gripe

Meanwhile, Scarlett’s alleged onetime paramour, Justin Timberlake, probably isn’t the least bit surprised that the press links him with every desirable lady in Hollywood — evidently, the guy thinks he’s God’s gift. The "SexyBack" singer explained his golden touch to British GQ.

"It’s kind of interesting," the former McDonald’s pitchman and performer on this year’s Grammy Awards muses. "Just like the McDonald’s deal, whose market share went up 25 percent when I walked into those offices and changed their image. When I did the Grammys, the viewing figures went up by 25 percent. Funny, isn’t it?"

But J.T. wishes he’d been more selective about who he associates his hallowed image with, saying, "I view the Grammys the same way as I see my deal with McDonald’s. I regret the McDonald’s deal."

Money, exposure, free french fries … yeah, we can see why he’s kicking himself right now.

Nic: No News

It’s Monday, so there must be another rumor that Nicole Kidman is expecting. The latest baby buzz: The British tabloid "News of the World" claims a source close to Nic and musician husband Keith Urban said, "They’ve managed it. They are both absolutely delighted. Little Urban Junior is on the way."

But Nicole’s Australian rep slams the report as "100 percent not true."

Pointing out that the Oscar winner is about to embark on a strenuous seven-month shoot in the Australian outback (filming Baz Luhrmann’s "Australia"), the flack adds, "She is about to get on a horse in the outback and breaking brumbies. I hardly think she will be able to do that if she is pregnant."

We’re not quite sure what brumbies are, but we get the idea.

Kitty Raymond is an entertainment writer who has a celebrity astrology blog at www.celebastroblogy.com.

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