Some people are boycotting the Lohan-Leto movie about John Lennon murderer Mark David Chapman because they think it gives him too much publicity. Mayor Bloomberg made an ill-timed Leonardo DiCaprio–Bar Refaeli joke. Mary-Louise Parker and Weeds co-star Jeffrey Dean Morgan have split, though in this case she was not pregnant with his child. The Daily News sticks to its claim that Sienna Miller and Hayden Christensen are actually doing it in Factory Girl. George Soros spoke at Davos last week about America’s need for a “de-Nazification” process. The U.S. Postal Service refused to ship cards from Chez Josephine owner Jean-Claude Baker because they had pictures of boobies — Josephine Baker’s boobies — on them.
Chris Tucker, Brett Ratner, Lindsay Lohan, and Paris Hilton are all acting like brats on the sets of their new movies. We’re shocked. Madonna’s daughter Lourdes is developing dubious British affectations — just like Mom! Tommy Lee hit on a cocktail waitress. Designer Marc Bouwer, having banned animal skins and wool from his line, is now officially PETA-friendly. Catherine Zeta-Jones and Aaron Eckhart will present at the first-ever Food Network Awards in Miami later this month. Kid Rock’s plan to perform with idol Bob Seger at the Garden fell through. Senator Joe Biden ate steak after going on The Daily Show. Lydia Hearst donated 25 garbage bags full of designer clothes to charity. Charles Manson prosecutor Vincent Bugliosi wrote a 1,600-page book about the assassination of JFK. Porn star Adam “Seymour Butts” Glasser is writing a book. Who is to blame for the ubiquity of Paris Hilton? Richard Johnson, says Liz Smith.