A new book alleges that Bill Clinton had an affair with socialite Denise Rich and that Nancy Pelosi knew about it. Barack Obama asked for Beyoncé’s autograph at a fund-raiser at L.A. Reid’s house on the Upper East Side. Star Jones signed a deal to host a show on Court TV. Katie Homes may have chosen her new upcoming movie, a girl-buddy flick, because it had no sex scenes that might make hubby Tom Cruise jealous. Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas dined next to Barack Obama at the Waverly Inn. Reese Witherspoon and Jake Gyllenhaal may be hooking up. An intern claims Lizzie Grubman owes her more than $6,000 in back wages. Stewardess diddler Ralph Fiennes frolicked naked in a pool with four women at a hotel in Belgium.
Jenna Bush may have been paid $300,000 to write a book about her AIDS-relief work. Pierce Brosnan was unable to help an ailing passenger on a plane, despite the fact he was once James Bond. Steakhouse the Monkey Bar, in Hotel Elysee, is reopening this spring as an Asian restaurant. O.J. Simpson thinks he may be the father of Anna Nicole Smith’s baby because he “has slow-moving sperm.” Jones Apparel founder Sidney Kimmel bought Johnny Carson’s Malibu estate for $40 million. Ashlee Simpson left an L.A. club with Chad Hugo from the Neptunes, but that could just be because he’s helping to produce her new album. Jared Leto’s broken nose and foot were the result of a stage dive gone awry, not a massive rush of fans. Former Miss Teen USA Vanessa Minnillo will be a judge for the upcoming Miss America contest. Haylie Duff is hooking up with Paris ex Nick Carter. Liz Smith documents her long, tortured history with the Friars Club.