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Jay Cutler, Kristin Cavallari split amid reports he hated ‘the hoopla’

A seemingly disinterested Jay Cutler (4th from left) watched his fiancee KristCavallari Miami Beach fashishow earlier this month. | Getty

A seemingly disinterested Jay Cutler (4th from left) watched his fiancee Kristin Cavallari at a Miami Beach fashion show earlier this month. | Getty Images

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Updated: July 25, 2011 3:53PM



Close friends of Jay Cutler and Kristin Cavallari — who may have already run out and bought an early wedding present — may soon be returning those gifts.

The couple reportedly have ended their engagement — news first tweeted by Billy Bush of “Access Hollywood.”

A source at The Beverly, the popular L.A. nightspot, told this column Sunday that Cavallari was in the club Saturday — sadly sharing the news with pals, including Nicky Hilton.

“She was not wearing her engagement ring,” added the source, “and you could tell she was upset.”

As for the reality TV personality and Chicago Bears quarterback reconciling, Cavallari was overheard saying, “I don’t know. … I don’t think so.”

Another source, close to Cutler, was not surprised by the breakup.

“I never felt those two had much in common,” said the Bears insider. “Plus Jay is such a private guy. ... He hated all the hoopla and press attention Kristin brought with her. He doesn’t even like having to deal with the sports media — let alone the world of celebrity press, the tabloids and stuff like TMZ.”

A People.com source also indicated Cutler had called things off.

“She got dumped. She’s absolutely devastated. She can’t believe this is happening,” said the People source about the ex-“Laguna Beach” star, who reportedly was planning a Chicago wedding for next summer.

After the couple’s wedding registry information (at Crate & Barrel and Williams-Sonoma) went public recently, it was learned they had set a July 7, 2012 date for their marriage. Together for 10 months, Cutler proposed to Cavallari on a Mexican vacation in April.

At press time, there was no official confirmation of the split from the couple’s spokespeople.

HARD TO BELIEVE: Not surprisingly, the fact Amy Winehouse’s controversial ex-husband, Blake Fielder-Civil, might inherit a sizeable chunk of her estate — a fortune estimated at between $15 million and $30 million — has her family and friends extremely upset.

However, with rumors flying that there are more than one Winehouse wills out there, it’s likely there could be a battle brewing over the late singer’s estate.

While Winehouse and Fielder-Civil were officially divorced, he reportedly received no financial settlement and, according to a quirk of British law, could claim a key role as a principal Winehouse heir — even though their marriage had been legally dissolved.†A close associate of Winehouse’s parents insisted Sunday, “Blake will never see one shilling of Amy’s money. …

Mitch and Janis [ Winehouse, her parents] would fight that to the death, as they blame Blake for much of Amy’s problems with drugs.”

†The cause of Winehouse’s death will be determined by an autopsy today, but most experts believe it likely was a lethal combo of alcohol and Ecstasy.

HOT SHIRT! When Britney Spears was in town recently, her stylist zipped into Ashley Zisook’s trendy Sofia boutique on Oak Street and snared a ton of stuff — including an “I ♥ Sofia” T-shirt.

Spears photographed wearing the shirt had her fans tweeting, “What’s Sofia?” — leading Zisook’s team to explain, via social media, that it’s a Chicago store. The end result: Sofia has been inundated with orders for the hot top.

J-LO CELEBRATES: The first U.S. sightings of Jennifer Lopez — since her trip to Ukraine for that $1 million gig at a billionaire’s bash — were in Miami this past weekend. Lopez, joined by her mom and sister, toasted her 42nd birthday Sunday with two fancy dinners and a big shopping spree — with estranged hubby Marc Anthony nowhere to be seen.



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