Thursday, July 31, 2008

PARIS HILTON LASHING OUT AT JOHN MCCAIN

Paris Hilton


Everyone's favorite non-celebrity Paris Hilton is hitting out at U.S. Republican presidential candidate John McCain after he used her image in a political advertisement to attack Barack Obama without her authorization.The controversial commercial, which was aired for the first time yesterday, accuses Obama of becoming just a celebrity, and nothing more. Images of him flash up on screen alongside Hilton and Britney Spears, while a narrator says: "He’s the biggest celebrity in the world, but is he ready to lead?" And Hilton has blasted the McCain camp for using her image without asking her permission. A spokesperson for the star says, "Miss Hilton was not asked, nor did she give permission for the use of her likeness in the ad and has no further comment." Hilton’s parents, Rick and Kathy Hilton, contributed a reported $4,600 to the McCain campaign just this year.

PAMELA ANDERSON IS A GIRL ON THE LOOSE

Pamela Anderson

Actress Pamela Anderson arrives back at their mid-town hotel after she appeared on the NBC's Today Show to promote her new reality TV series "Pam: Girl on the Loose" yesterday in New York City. Pamela then did a appearance on "The Late Show with David Letterman" at the Sullivan Theater.

THE GREED IN SHOW BUSINESS NEVER STOPS

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It Costs Money To Live In Times Square

Today I am really pissed off. I have gotten around ten e-mails today inviting me to events and the last line is "Don't forget your camera." Several people called me to invite me to lunch or dinner today and said," Your get great shots." When is the greed and the cheapness of these public relations people and agents going to end. Why don't you just come out and say, I want you to take photos, instead of inviting me to something as a guest then expecting me to work. We do not take free photos. Get this through your head all you users. We have been in this business for over 23 years. We are syndicated worldwide. Our photos appear in almost every magazine and television show. We are one of the best photographers around and we get paid for our work. One Hampton's-New York City publicist feeds me story after story yet she always hires other photographers. When I complain, she says someone else hired them. That line works a couple of times, but now I just laugh because I can't believe she thinks I'm that stupid. Besides the point, I have know her since she came to NYC and over the years I have given her so many photos that cost me a small fortune because film and processing way back then was expensive. Now she will call me and ask me for pics, when I know she had someone there who she hired and I tell her why didn't she just hire me. Same old answer, he didn't get the right people together. Well being a celebrity photographer takes more than pushing a button. You have to get the right people together to make the shot work. You have to move fast and you have to be good. It's not my fault that you keep hiring these photographers that show up late and miss the key shots. Stop asking me for them. NO MORE ! Nice Instant message today from some publicist I adore, say's come to lunch and you will get great shots of this celebrity. Same publicist that a few weeks ago invited me to a event at some restaurant owned by some celebrity and he had another hired photographer. Meanwhile, I had done some nice stories on this restaurant. He denied the photographer was hired and while he's saying this, I see the owner hand the photographer cash. He offered to send me a check the next day, and I told him I didn't want the money. It was about loyalty. I'm there for you and you should be there for me. I don't need your items. I don't need your below adverage photos from the photographer you hired. I don't need a free dinner and most of all, I don't need you !
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WHITNEY PORT SHOPS TILL SHE DROPS

Whitney Port

The Hills Whitney Port takes a day for shopping at various stores at the trendy Grove Plaza yesterday in West Hollywood, California. Whitney went shopping at various stores including Fresh makeup store, The Apple Store, Nordstrom Clothing Boutique and finally after leaving the Grove, she decided to make a one hour pit stop at a vintage clothing boutique named Some Odd Rubies. Whitney wore jeans with a white shirt and a multi color purse. She also wore sunglasses and a ponytail.

ED WESTWICK WALKS LIKE A GOSSIP GIRL

Ed Westwick

Actor Ed Westwick grabs some dinner, poses with fans and walks to the Gossip Girl set filming at R & L Restaurant in the Meatpacking District yesterday in New York City. Hate to say it, but he walks pretty dainty and look at that outfit. Reminds me of the Village People. And that hairdo? It's time you let your very good friend Chance Crawford help you with your makeup, we mean makeover. Hey you are still cute, you can slide over here anytime !

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

MEMBERS OF CONGRESS DEMAND AN END TO MARIJUANA POSSESSION ARRESTS IN U.S.A.

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Marijuana

Wednesday, July 30, 2008: At a press conference held this morning, members of Congress called on their fellow lawmakers to remove all federal penalties that criminalize the possession and use of marijuana by adults.“To those who say that the government should not be encouraging the smoking of marijuana, my response is that I completely agree,” said Representative Barney Frank (D-MA). “But it is a great mistake to divide all human activity into two categories: those that are criminally prohibited, and those that are encouraged. In a free society, there must be a very considerable zone of activity between those two poles in which people are allowed to make their own choices as long as they are not impinging on the rights, freedom, or property of others. I believe … criminalizing choices that adults make because we think they are unwise ones, when the choices involved have no negative effect on the rights of others, is not appropriate in a free society.”Rep. Frank, along with co-sponsors Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) and Lacy Clay (D-MO), urged lawmakers to support HR 5843, An Act To Remove Federal Penalties for the Personal Use of Marijuana by Responsible Adults, which would eliminate federal penalties for possession of up to 100 grams of marijuana, and for the not-for-profit transfer of up to one ounce of marijuana. Other co-sponsors of the measure include Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI); Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR); Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA); Rep. Jim McDermott (D-WA) and Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX).This proposal reflects the basic recommendations of the National Commission on Marijuana and Drug Abuse (aka the Shafer Commission) in its groundbreaking report to Congress in 1972 titled Marihuana: A Signal of Misunderstanding.“There is absolutely nothing wrong with the responsible use of marijuana by adults and this should be of no interest or concern to the government,” said NORML Executive Director Allen St. Pierre. “It makes no sense to continue to treat nearly half of all Americans as criminals. ““I am a 43-year-old man, a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, I pay my taxes and, like millions of other Americans, I occasionally smoke marijuana. I cannot for the life of me understand why anyone would wish to treat me like a criminal, based on my responsible use of marijuana. It is time we stopped arresting responsible marijuana smokers, and HR 5843 would do that under federal law.”This is the first federal marijuana decriminalization bill to be introduced in Congress since 1978, and reflects the changing public attitudes that no longer support treating responsible marijuana smokers like criminals. According to a nationwide Time/CNN poll, three out of four Americans now favor a fine only, and no jail, for adults who possess or use small amounts of marijuana.Each year in this country we arrest more and more of our citizens on marijuana charges. In 2006, the last year for which the data are available, we arrested 830,000 Americans on marijuana charges, and 88 percent of those arrests were for personal possession and use, not trafficking. They were otherwise law-abiding citizens who smoke marijuana.Since 1965, a total of nearly 20 million Americans - predominantly young people under the age of 30 -- have been arrested on marijuana charges; more than 11 million marijuana arrests just since 1990. Currently 47 percent of all drug arrests in this country are for marijuana, and another marijuana smoker is arrested every 38 seconds. Police arrest more people on marijuana charges each year than the total number of arrested for all violent crimes combined, including murder, rape, robbery and aggravated assault.As President Jimmy Carter said in a message to Congress in 1977, “Penalties against drug use should not be more damaging to the individual than the use of the drug itself. Nowhere is this more clear than in the laws against the possession of marijuana in private for personal use.”
Editors Note: We agree one thousand percent with Barney Frank. We had lunch with this great Congressman a while back at Langans in New York City, and this guy really has his heart and mind in the right place. Billions of taxpayer dollars are spent each year to arrest people for just smoking a joint of good weed. I have known people over the years who got sentenced to jail for carrying a very small amount. I know people who need it for medical use and they are breaking the law every time they use it to relieve medication side effects. People with Aids and Cancer need to smoke Marijuana. I know people with Aids that had wasting syndrome and could not eat and the only way they got a appetite was to smoke a joint. They would be dead if is was not for Marijuana. And don't let the critics tell you that the drug companies make Marinol and it's the same as smoking a joint. It is not. The drug companies charge you $563.00 for a 30 day supply when you could just buy a bag of weed for $40.00 that will last the month and does the job. The drug companies have spent untold amounts of money to keep Marijuana illegal, so they can charge you outrageous prices. I urge everyone to write their Congressman and Senators. Support Barney Frank, he's one of Americas gems. Visit NORML's website and see how you can help to make Marijuana legal !

KATE HUDSON WANTS CHILDCARE FOR WOMAN

Kate Hudson With Son Ryder

Actress Kate Hudson is urging all businesses to provide childcare facilities for employees, insisting women should have the opportunity to balance work with raising a family. The Hollywood star has a four-year-old son Ryder from her marriage to Chris Robinson, and she is able to carry on working by bringing the youngster onto her movie sets. But the talented star fears that most women are not so lucky as her, and the rules should be changed to give mothers access to daycare facilities at work. She says, "I’m so lucky to have care for my child at work. It’s hard when you have kids and you’re working. I want to go to every big corporation and say, ‘You must have daycare!’."When I go to work I get to bring my son, but not all working mothers do and I don’t know how they do it."

NATASHA ALAM TALKS ABOUT LESBIAN KISS WITH JADA PINKETT SMITH AND EVA MENDES

Natasha Alam

In next weeks Steppin' Out magazine, Russian model turned Iranian princess, Natasha Alam tells gadfly journalist Chaunce Hayden about her on screen steamy lesbian romance with Jada Pinkett Smith and Eva Mendes in the [October release] film "The Women"...... Ummm, one word, "WOW!"


Chaunce Hayden: So just how lesbo are you in “The Women”?

Natasha Alam: I play a lesbian super model with anger management issues. Jada Pinkett Smith is my girlfriend in the movie and I cheat on her with Eva Mendes.

Chaunce Hayden: In the words of Paris Hilton, “That’s hot.”

Natasha Alam: I know! In the film Jada and I would go to lots of parties together and I would yell at her in front of her friends. I’m a very unhappy, starving model and I get angry very easily. I’m like Naomi Campbell. Between the scenes we would talk dirty to each other just to get into our lesbian characters. She would call me honey in a sexy voice and whisper to me that I should relax a little bit. In return I would tell her, “Hey, I love what you did last night to me. We have to do it again tonight.” We would talk very dirty to each other.

Chaunce Hayden: Tell me more and talk slower.

Natasha Alam: I cheat on Jada with Eva Mendes. We do a scene where the paparazzi catch me and Eva making out. I really got to make out with her! It was so great! She’s so beautiful and so sexy. She was so easy. It was like I knew her all my life when I met her. It made kissing her so easy. Plus, she’s so pleasant to kiss. Her lips are so soft and beautiful. Her curves are just so inviting.

Chaunce Hayden: I guess this isn’t the first time you kissed a woman.

Natasha Alam: Oh no, I’ve experimented before. On a scale from one to ten I would give Eva a definite ten when it comes to kissing. I get the feeling I wasn’t Eva’s first time kissing a woman judging by how good she was at it. I’ve heard stories. So I don’t think I’m her first.

AMY WINEHOUSE'S DAD SAYS DRINK SPIKED

Rehab singer Amy Winehouse's watchful dad Mitch, is convinced his daughters recent hospital dash was the result of having her drink spiked with ecstasy, according to media reports.The troubled singer was admitted to the hospital on Monday, after she fell ill at her London England home.The singer’s spokesperson subsequently released a statement blaming her condition on an adverse reaction to medication she is taking to help kick her very bad drug addiction.Winehouse was discharged from London’s University College Hospital yesterday morning following a series of medical tests. But her father Mitch is now reportedly considering making a complaint to the police, claiming the 24-year-old was the victim of a drink-spiking incident. A source tells British newspaper The Sun, "Mitch is furious. He’s certain someone put E (ecstasy) in Amy’s drink - and he’s determined to get to the bottom of it."He’s convinced that one of her hangers-on was responsible and he’s waiting for a toxicology report to show what caused her to fit."If his suspicions are proved right, he wants someone to be punished. He is seriously unhappy for Amy’s flat being a stop-over for randoms and wants an end to it."

ASHLEE SIMPSON NOT IN THE MOOD TO POSE

Ashlee Simpson

Ashlee Simpson has lunch with friends at Chin Chen Restaurant the other day in Studio City, California. Ashlee wore a little white dress which covered her baby bump a little. Now this is what we don't understand. Out of the 20 or so photos I looked at, this one is the only one we could use because Ashlee will not pose. Wouldn't it be better if a celebrity just stood there for one minute and posed? The shots would look much better and you would not have these shots where the star looked horrible.

JONATHAN RHYS MEYERS ON THE PAPARAZZI

Sexy British star Jonathan Rhys Meyers despises celebrities who complain about the fact they’ve become targets of the paparazzi, because they chose to pursue a career in the limelight. The Mission: Impossible III actor insists stars should stop complaining about the pitfalls of fame and appreciate the benefits of their profession. He says, "All actors and performers, including myself, thrive on attention; otherwise we wouldn’t do what we do. I read a lot of little snippets about people saying, ‘I just want my private life’."But they can’t have it! It’s that simple. You’ve got the money and the fame, but you’ve had to give up that one thing - so accept that, as that’s how your life is going to be. If you don’t like it, find something else to do."
Editors Note: Now this star has got it !

KEVIN COSTNER VISITS DAVID LETTERMAN

Kevin Costner With Daughter Lily Costner

Actor and director Kevin Costner and daughter Lily Costner seen arriving for his appearance on "The Late Show with David Letterman" yesterday at the Sullivan Theater in New York City. Lily was born in 1986, from his first marriage to Cindy Silva.

REESE WITHERSPOON'S SON IMPRESSED

Reese Witherspoon

Hollywood star Reese Witherspoon's young son Deacon is impressed with his mother’s boyfriend Jake Gyllenhaal, because his sister Maggie stars in the new Batman movie. Deacon, four, whose father is Witherspoon’s ex-husband actor Ryan Phillippe, is said to be a massive fan of the comic book hero. And Deacon is reportedly overwhelmed by Gyllenhaal’s family connection to new film The Dark Knight, as Maggie has been showering Deacon with presents from the movie set. A source tells America’s OK magazine, "He (Deacon) is quite the Batman fan. Deacon has been waiting for The Dark Knight to come out, although Reese was worried that it was too dark for him to watch at his age." Witherspoon began dating Gyllenhaal in 2007, following her split from Phillippe in 2006. The former couple has two children Ava, eight, and Deacon, four.

JOHN WEGORZEWSKI'S HAMPTON'S BIRTHDAY

Ed Callahan With Mary Skillern And John Wegorzewski

PR pro John Wegorzewski who is usually masterminding some of the Hampton's most glam fetes had the tables turned on him this weekend when East Hampton power couple Judy and Michael McDowell lured him over to their hilltop compound for an after event supper that turned into a surprise birthday bash.The McDowell's parties are such a magnet that even in the dead of winter when the Hampton's are “closed down” it’s not unusual to go to a dinner at their home and encounter 200 plus artists, writers and deal makers quaffing champagne and supping on Judy’s famed cuisine.For this bash – and knowing John had had his fill of over the top parties having just handled several of the season’s biggest events including the Great Chefs Dinner for the Hayground School which drew Gwyneth Paltrow, Alec Baldwin, Isaac Mizrahi and director Barry Sonnenfeld – Judy decided to keep it intimate with just a few dozen pals plus a passel of Brits and a gang from Dallas. Just your typical simple evening in the country. Only in this part of the country, dinner consisted of an enormous poached salmon and country baked ham with all the trimmings with plenty of vintage Bordeaux to wash it down. Those McDowells don’t do anything simple like franks and beans you can be sure.Among those on hand to toast the Birthday Boy poolside were film studio owner Linda Ardigo, Tom Ward and his lovely wife Daphne Talevi-Ward in from the UK; arts philanthropists Mary and Frank Skillern; internationally acclaimed sculptor Hans Van de Bovenkamp and several dozen more of the East End glitterati.

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

MADONNA DENIES BROTHERS BOOK HELP

Madonna

Singing star Madonna's brother Christopher Ciccone is denying reports that his sister helped write his tell-all book about her.The singing icon was said to be very furious when Ciccone published Life With My Sister Madonna earlier this month. But Madonna was subsequently rumored to have had a hand in the publication and even penning some of the chapters herself. But Ciccone has now denied that his sister had any involvement in the book. He tells TMZ.com, "If she did, then she’s doing the best acting job I’ve ever seen. No (she didn’t help). Whoever is doing it (making up the stories) is doing me a great favor. I appreciate it." And Madonna’s representative, Liz Rosenberg, has also denied the singer helped her brother put together the tome. She adds, "If she had anything to do with that book, it would have been better written and more eloquent. To say Madonna needs publicity is insane."

WILL BENJI GO BLOND FOR PARIS HILTON ?

Paris Hilton And Benji Madden

Paris Hilton and boyfriend Benji Madden do a little shopping at the trendy Fred Segal Clothing Boutique and later head to his store DCMA Clothing Boutique yesterday in West Hollywood, California. Paris wore gray shorts and a gray vest which covered her white shirt. Benji Madden wore a matching gray buttoned shirt with sunglasses and black jeans. These two lovebirds are starting to look like each other. Can't wait till Benji goes blond !

JENNIFER LOPEZ SIGNS ON TO PLAY THIEF

New mother Jennifer Lopez has signed on to play a thief in her first movie role since becoming a mom.The singing star will start shooting The Governess in Massachusetts next autumn, after only just months of giving birth to twins Max and Emme. Lopez will play a criminal who poses as a nanny for a wealthy family in a bid to pull of a bank heist, reports Daily Variety.The movie is being directed by Calendar Girls filmmaker David Cole and written by Kevin Wade - who wrote Lopez’ role in 2002 movie Maid in Manhattan. This superstar can do anything she wants !

TEEN IDOLS THE JONAS BROTHERS PERFORM

The Jonas Brothers

Pop rockers the Jonas Brothers are shown entertaining their fans during the group "live" concert performance at the New England Dodge Music Center in Hartford, Connecticut the other day. This group is really gaining the title of Teen Idols !

Photo By: John Atashian/Retna Ltd

OPRAH'S AFRICA SCHOOL ABUSE TRIAL BEGINS

The ex. employee accused of abusing children at television talk show host Oprah Winfrey's all-girl academy in South Africa has pleaded not guilty to all of the charges. Former dorm matron Tiny Virginia Makopo was arrested in October on 14 charges including assault, indecent assault and soliciting underage girls to perform indecent acts. She is accused of committing the crimes at Winfrey’s Henley-on-Klip Leadership Academy over a period of four months in 2007.The trial opened in Johannesburg today with Makopo entering a not guilty plea to all charges against her.The judge overseeing the case has closed the court room to all the media and has moved to protect the privacy of the schoolgirls involved by allowing them to testify via video link. The windows at the city’s Sebokeng Magistrate Court have also been covered in brown paper and extra security has been hired to prevent the pupils from being identified.Winfrey was not present at the hearing but her lawyer, Elizabeth Wore, heard the evidence. If found guilty on all 14 charges, Makopo faces a minimum of 10 years in prison. The trial is expected to run until sometime in August. Winfrey co-founded the academy in 2006, and in late 2007, issued a heartfelt apology to the students who suffered at the hands of school officials.

ELISHA CUTHBERT AND DION PHANEUF SHINE

Sexy Couple Elisa Cuthbert And Dion Phaneuf

Elisa Cuthbert And Dion Phaneuf Look Sirius


Elisha Cuthbert and NHL alleged boyfriend Dion Phaneuf, and a wide array of performing talent including The Crystal Method, My Morning Jacket, Buck 65 and Junkie XL, visited the Adara Hotel in Whistler Canada, to enjoy The Artist Sanctuary, presented by SIRIUS Satellite Radio Canada, and produced by Know Affiliation. Offering an exclusive VIP experience, including spa services by the loft salon, Redken and Harmony Massage Therapy, floral arrangement by Eleni Floral Design, food and cocktails by The Mountain Club, the Pemberton Music Festival’s official Gifting Lounge also offered visiting talent product from Reebok, Mavi Jeans, Grey Goose, VOSS water and Heineken.
Photos By: George Pimentel

LINDSAY LOHAN BREAKS NEW YORK SMOKING LAWS WITH 'LICKING' SAMANTHA RONSON

Casual Law Breaker Lindsay Lohan

In Your Face Law Breaker Samantha Ronson


Hollywood star Lindsay Lohan and her alleged girlfriend Samantha Ronson enjoy a late lunch at Bar Pitti on 6th Avenue in New York City yesterday. The two alleged licking friends, don't seem to care for New York City's No Smoking laws. The law states that not only can't you smoke inside the restaurant, you can't smoke in the outside cafe areas. As you can see from these photos, Lindsay knows this, as she is trying to hide her lit cigarette under the table and trying to be casual. Meanwhile, her alleged licking partner in crime Samantha Ronson, could care less who spot's her breaking the law. Hey, I'm just reporting the breaking of a law. In all fairness, I smoke in Nightclubs, Restaurants and Bars when I can get away with it. So next time Lindsay, How about inviting me to smoke with you guys. I got better stuff anyway !


Below Explains The Law


NO SMOKING!


"Bar" means any area, including outdoor seating areas, devoted to the sale and service of alcoholic beverages for on-premises consumption and where the service of food is only incidental to the consumption of such beverages. "Food service establishment" means any area, including outdoor seating areas, or portion thereof in which the business is the sale of food for on-premises consumption.

Monday, July 28, 2008

SAVANNA'S HOSTS GREAT CHEFS BRUNCH

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Neal Sroka With Kathy Hilton And Rick Hilton



Southampton hotspot, Savanna’s, which is also Times Square Gossip's favorite hangout, hosted a post brunch to celebrate the James Beard’s Foundation Chefs and Champagne event. Rick and Kathy Hilton were stylishly in attendance, alongside Savanna’s Owner, Neal Sroka, who is President and COO of Douglas Elliman Worldwide Consulting, LLC, Joe Jurist of Jurist Printing, Alan Lieberman, Owner of South Beach Hotel Group Hotels, Sirio Maccioni Owner of Le Cirque, Elizabeth Blau of Elizabeth Blau & Associates and Ramona Singer of the Real Housewives of New York City. Well known New York Chef, George Mendes, JBF Award Winner Paul Bartolotta of Bartolotta Ristorante di Mare in Las Vegas and Pastry Chef, Claudia Fleming, of The North Fork Table and Inn also attended and sipped champagne with guests while enjoying a beautiful brunch on Savanna’s floral outdoor patio.
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BILL O'REILLY BLASTS "VILE RAPPER" NAS

Fox News Icon Bill O'Reilly

Our casual friend from our favorite watering hole Langans on Broadway, Bill O'Reilly, is taking aim at NAS over the rapper’s protest outside the Fox television network’s headquarters in New York City last week. Nas joined human rights activists to deliver a 600,000-name petition calling for network executives to end their "pattern of racist attacks against Black Americans". But O’Reilly insists the protest was nothing more than a publicity stunt to boost sales of the rap star’s number one album, Untitled. Calling Nas a "vile rapper", the conservative host claims Nas’ new album is "a bomb, a disaster, a catastrophe," and the I Can hitmaker needed to do something to bring attention to his release. Nice to see Bill beating around the bush !

AMY WINEHOUSE RUSHED TO THE HOSPITAL

Troubled singer Amy Winehouse has been rushed to the hospital following a "crazy scene" at her London England home.The rehab hitmaker, was hidden by a red blanket and transported to a waiting ambulance by a wheelchair. London Police arrived at the scene and helped the singer’s frantic father Mitch block the view of crazed paparazzi with a sheet, to prevent the hoardes of snappers from getting a shot of the ailing star. She was taken to the accident and emergency unit of the University College hospital in North West London.The hospital trip comes a day after the troubled singer sparked fresh fears for her health after she was photographed throwing herself to the floor and sobbing during a night out.The singer was on her way to Stables music bar at North London’s famous Proud Galleries in Camden this weekend, when the incident occurred. She was snapped crying and lashing out at her bodyguard in the early hours of Sunday morning before throwing herself on the floor. She was then pictured punching a metal fence in frustration after her minder attempted to pick her up from the ground. A source tells British newspaper the Daily Star, "She was in a terrible state. She left by the back door and went home in tears. She had a black coat over her head and a swollen hand. She looked awful, like her world is falling apart."

PREGNANT MINNIE DRIVER GOES TO BATMAN

Minnie Driver

Heavily pregnant Minnie Driver goes to the movies at the Cross Creek Plaza to watch Batman - The Dark Knight the other day in Malibu, California. Minnie was seen showing off her baby bump with her form fitting dress that she wore. Minnie wore flip flops and a large gray purse. No offence, but she looks horrible. Her Bra is showing, her hair is a mess and she should shop at a new maternity store !

BETSEY JOHNSON'S NEW EYEWEAR LINE

Jon Gruen And Betsey Johnson

Betsey Johnson


Fashion Designer Betsey Johnson celebrated the launch of her new eyewear line at the luxury eyewear store, Grueneyes, in East Hampton. Guests sipped sparkling pink liquor by Nuvo and enjoyed pink cupcakes, chocolate covered strawberries, lollie pops and licorice while checking out Betsey Johnson’s hot new designs.
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MERCEDES BENZ POLO CHALLENGE WEEK 2

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Simon Van Kempen And Alex McCord With Children

Laguna Beach star Kristen Cavallari, attended the coveted 2008 Mercedes-Benz Polo Challenge along with The Real Housewives of New York City’s Alex McCord and husband Simon Van Kempen on the first ever Kids Day hosted by, The Bridgehampton Polo Club along with collections by stride rite. Guests enjoyed the Odyssey USA- Family Entertainment Center which was provided on-site in honor of Kids Day. Sponsors of the season include, Ralph Lauren, Tag Heuer Eyewear and Gruen Eyes, Zino Platinum Cigars, Piaget, St. Regis, Catherine M. Zadeh Fine Jewelry, Champagne Perrier-Jou√ęt and Stolichnaya Vodka, Capricho Luxury Resort, FIJI Water, T-Mobile Sidekick, Coca-Cola, Hpnotiq and Peroni Beer.

Editors Note: We adore Simon Van Kempen and Alex McCord. They have real class and are such fun to talk too.

TYRA BANKS ESCAPES RAIN STORM AT BIBA'S

Tyra Banks

Fashion diva Tyra Banks and the cast of America’s Next Top Model fled into the Biba Boutique in Southampton, to escape a torrential downpour. As fate would have it, Tyra and her cast members were delighted to have ended up in a fashion boutique, and had fun shopping for clothes and accessories.

SAMANTHA RONSON LASHES OUT AT PAGE SIX

DJ Lesbian Samantha Ronson is lashing out at the New York gossip column after it reported she refused to play fellow alleged licker Lindsay Lohan's little sister Ali's new single at a recent gig. The New York Post’s Page Six reported that Lohan’s mother Dina turned up to a Los Angeles California party and asked Ronson to play her 14-year-old’s daughter’s new track to club customers. The story went on to say the DJ had refused, with a source adding that the song was "really bad". But Ronson, who is rumored to be dating Lindsay, refutes the report - insisting she is sick of the press printing false stories about her and the people she is closest to. She writes on her MySpace blog, "Ok - so I don’t make reference to most of the c**p said but every now and then my patience wears a little bit thin… " "1 - I really like the song - as soon as her myspace page goes up it will be a song of the day, 2 - the only person who showed up with a cd for me to play was my lil (sic) step brother Chris - he is in my top friends - I played his song coz (sic) I like it, 3 - where do they come up with this s**t?" The star also blasts Page Six editor Richard Johnson, saying he should check facts before running stories because he is one of her mom’s old pals."4 - the most pathetic thing of all is that Richard Johnson is an old friend of my mother’s and therefore could have easily fact checked this one. However - it would seem that no one cares to do any of that anymore - in fact - I’m sure if I looked up the last 10 times my name appeared on that page I would find that none of it was true."I wouldn’t be responding to this one - but I’m afraid that people might actually believe that and that’s not fair to Ali. She’s 14 years old - high school is bad enough - do tabloids really need to torture teenagers as well?"

SHIA LABEOUF RECOVERING FROM SURGERY

Shia LaBeouf

Arrested Hollywood star Shia LaBeouf is recovering from very "extensive surgery" on his hand after it was damaged in a car accident in Los Angeles California early on Sunday morning. The actors SUV flipped across a road after colliding with another vehicle. LaBeouf was taken to the hospital following the accident where he was treated for injuries to his head, left hand and knee. His unnamed passenger sustained a minor head injury, according to TMZ. He was also was arrested and charged with alleged drunk driving. Reports suggest the actor will be cited and released on suspicion of a DUI misdemeanour. And now, the star’s representatives have confirmed he had to have surgery on the damaged hand, and will be absent from the set of the Transformers sequel for at least one month.The spokesperson says, "Attorneys for Mr. LaBeouf confirm that an automobile accident involving an additional party occurred early morning in Los Angeles on July 27, 2008."Shia is currently recovering from extensive hand surgery with plans to return to work on the set of Transformers 2 within one month. No further comment will be issued at this time."

MARK WAHLBERG WON'T PLAY VIDEO GAME

Hollywood star Mark Wahlberg has never played the video game Max Payne, even know he is starring in the movie adaptation of the computer hit. Mark will play the game’s title character in the upcoming big screen version due out next October, but won’t buy the game because he has an very addictive personality. And the star insists it wouldn’t be fair on his family to spend all his time in front of the computer enjoying a virtual world. He tells People.com, "I didn’t want to play because I have an addictive personality. "I got more responsibility now than I’ve ever had with the kids and everything else. I don’t want to be spending 14 hours on the videogame and then eight hours on the set. It’s not going to work out."

WYCLIFF JEAN IS A WINNER IN LAS VEGAS

Wycliff Jean

Performer Wycliff Jean played at The Joint in The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada the other night. This artist showed Vegas that he's the real winner !

THE DAILY TEN HAS SMASHING VEGAS PARTY

Lil John

Sal Masakela With Catt Sadler And Ben Lyons


Sal Masakela, Catt Sadler and Ben Lyons party at The Daily 10 on E! SMASHTIME Saturday's with DJ Felli Fel & Lil'Jon at Body English at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas, Nevada the other night.

PARIS HILTON SHOPS TILL SHE DROPS

Shopping Icon Paris Hilton

Paris Hilton takes her dog Marilyn Monroe shopping at Diavolina Shoe and clothing Store the other day in Beverly Hills, California. Paris showed Marilyn Monroe some love as she let her dog lick her in the mouth. Paris at one point stuck out her tongue to kiss the dog. Paris eventually came out with so many shopping bags that she probably almost bought out the whole store.

LOS ANGELES SECRET PAPARAZZI MEETING

Dennis P. Zine's Letterhead

The city of Los Angeles California is holding a very low key, almost secret meeting on July 31,2008 to discuss laws against the paparazzi. The man behind the stupid idea is none other than Dennis P. Zine, a city councilman. Our spy's in Los Angeles mailed us this letter that this public servant asshole has sent out to possible witnesses on the paparazzo's behavior. He has formed the Regional Paparazzi Task Force with confirmed participation from Beverly Hills, Calabasas, Los Angeles, West Hollywood as well as The Screen Actors Guild. Maybe someone should tell this loser councilman that there is Freedom Of The Press. They are going to spend millions of taxpayer dollars defending any new law as media outlets will fight it. If they try to make any laws against the paparazzi, then media outlets such as CBS, NBC, ABC and so on would also have to abide by these same laws. The constitution guarantees Freedom Of The Press. Every news outlet will fight these laws, as they should. There are already laws on the books to use against any paparazzi if he breaks the law. Perhaps voters should vote this guy out next election. Show him how democracy works !

The Paparazzi Letter