April 20, 2009 12:00 PM

>1 SHE SWEARS BY A PSYCHIC NAMED BERNARD In her new memoir, she reveals that it was Bernard—channeling a dead relative—who told her to go for the ’08 Olympics. “I wanted to make sure I wasn’t wasting my time,” she says.

2 SHE EATS AN ICE CREAM DRUMSTICK BEFORE BED “I want to keep swimming so I can still eat what I want,” she says. She’s now training for the World Championships in July.

3 SHE TURNED DOWN DANCING WITH THE STARS “I’m so competitive. If I got taken off first I would’ve been devastated.”

4 SHE’S ON THE MARKET She and David Hoffman, daughter Tessa’s dad, have split: “We grew in different directions.”

5 SHE HAS A THING FOR TOM CRUISE “His skin and his smile—I mean, wow! It’s an innocent little crush. He and Katie make a great couple.”

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