The Buzz: Jason Segel, Michelle Williams split

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Here's something C. Everett Koop should have made a warning label for: the long-distance relationship, one of the deadliest killers of romance annually.

Not even the rich and famous are immune to this malady. Its latest victims: Jason Segel and Michelle Williams, who didn't even make it a year, sources tell Us Weekly.

Jason lives in Los Angeles, where his hit sitcom "How I Met Your Mother" is filmed, while Michelle, who will play Glinda the Good Witch in "Oz the Great and Powerful," lives in New York with 7-year-old daughter Matilda Rose Ledger.

An insider told Us in March that Jason, 33, "is obsessed with Michelle." He had also also become a father figure to the 33-year-old actress's daughter with the late Heath Ledger. "He's been doing all sorts of 'dad stuff' with her, like drawing and playing music," the insider said.

Despite Jason and Michelle's sad story, you can count on more people, famous and not, ignoring the warnings and getting into relationships with people they don't see every day.

Kanye disses ... everyone

At least the guy's bipartisan.

Seven years after his infamous statement that "George Bush doesn't care about black people," Kanye West is taking Barack Obama to task for not caring about ... Kanye West. And you know what? Kanye sends the president's lack of care right back at him.

"I don't give a f--k what the president's got to say," the rapper said at a concert in London.

What did Barack (as we call him in the Buzz) ever do to Kanye? Well, the president called him a "jackass" after he interrupted Taylor Swift's acceptance speech at the 2009 Video Music Awards.

But Kim Kardashian's boyfriend didn't stop with the president. "I hate business people," he told the crowd. "Since when was making art about getting rich?" Reminds us of his fellow rapper 50 Cent's album "Make Art or Die Trying."

Kanye even dissed his friend an collaborator Jay-Z. "I've got love for Hov but I ain't f--king with that 'Suit & Tie,' " Kanye said, in a shot at Justin Timberlake's comeback single, which features Jay-Z. "Hov," by the way, doesn't stand for "high-occupancy vehicle"; it's short for "J-Hova," which Jay-Z also goes by. You know you're big when your nicknames have nicknames.

Quick Takes

"Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane tweeted that there's "no way" he'd host the Oscars again.

Chris Brown said Elton John has been "a good friend" during his scandals with Rihanna.

Dennis Rodman is in Pyongyang, North Korea, to conduct "basketball diplomacy."

NFL teams "want to know whether Manti Te'o is gay," an industry insider claims.

Carrie Fisher blamed a bizarre cruise ship performance on her bipolar disorder.

Say What?

"Tupac lived in a different time. These guys have some message in what they're saying, but I think they're largely entertainers."

- Sen. Marco Rubio, to TMZ, on Lil Wayne's claim that "I ain't 2Pac, I'm the new 'Pac." Rubio added, "I think Tupac was more someone who was trying to inform us about what was going on, and he did it through entertainment."

'DWTS' Power Rankings:

At this point, they should rename the show "Identifying the Stars," with the home viewers as the real contestants, but we admit we'll be watching "Dancing with the Stars" anyway. It can't be any worse than whatever Channing Tatum and Charlize Theron were doing at the Oscars. Here are our predictions for who will win season 16:

11. Soap star Ingo Rademacher and Kym Johnson

10. "Real Housewife" Lisa Vanderpump and Gleb Savchenko

9. Boxer Victor Ortiz and Lindsay Arnold

8. Comedian Andy Dick and Sharna Burgess

7. Comedian D.L. Hughley and Cheryl Burke

6. Disney Channel star Zendaya Coleman and Valentin Chmerkovskiy

5. Country singer Wynonna Judd and Tony Dovolani

4. Wide receiver Jacoby Jones and Karina Smirnoff

3. Figure skater Dorothy Hamill and Tristan MacManus

2. Country singer Kellie Pickler and Derek Hough

1. Gymnast Aly Raisman and Mark Ballas

Happy birthday for Feb. 27:

Actress Kate Mara ("American Horror Story") is 30.

Drummer Jared Champion of Cage the Elephant is 30.

Singer Josh Groban is 32.

Singer Bobby Valentino is 33.

Bassist Shonna Tucker of the Drive-By Truckers is 35.

Singer Roderick Clark of Hi-Five is 40.

Keyboardist Jeremy Dean of Nine Days is 41.

Singer Chilli of TLC is 42.

Actor Donal Logue ("Knights of Prosperity," "Grounded for Life") is 47.

Guitarist Mike Cross of Sponge is 48.

Actor Grant Show ("Melrose Place") is 51.

Actor Adam Baldwin ("Chuck") is 51.

Singer Johnny Van Zant of Lynyrd Skynyrd is 53.

Keyboardist Paul Humphreys of OMD is 53.

Guitarist Adrian Smith of Iron Maiden is 56.

Guitarist Neal Schon of Journey is 59.

Actor Howard Hesseman is 73.

Actress Barbara Babcock is 76.

Actress Joanne Woodward is 83.

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