Britney Spears changed out of her dress and into a bikini at One Little West 12th. Beyoncé is jealous of Jennifer Hudson. The New Republic is going bi-weekly but is not cutting any staff. Chelsea club BED was set to be closed for renovation, and the fatal brawl there earlier this month isn’t helping matters. Ian Schrager’s Chinese restaurant at the Gramercy Park Hotel is back on but will be helmed by a Japanese chef. Zac Posen kicked socialite Arden Wohl out of his Fashion Week after-party because she didn’t come to his show or wear his clothes to the after-party. Paris Hilton is jealous of fellow sex-tape star Kim Kardashian.
“Cunning womanizer” Ralph Fiennes may or may not have joined the mile-high club with a stewardess. 50 Cent got into a shouting match with Naomi Campbell at a Grammy Awards after-party. Good Charlotte’s Benji Madden is not a good D.J. Vanilla Ice is TurboTax.com’s spokesrapper. Tony Parker and Eva Longoria are getting married in France. MSNBC wants to hold on to Keith Olbermann, particularly since he’s getting offers from CNN. Mariah Carey flew coach, but not before buying up every seat in the cabin. Nick Lachey is a good tipper.