Donald Trump claims that Golf Digest didn’t include his West Palm Beach course on their “Greatest Courses” list because he refused to advertise in the magazine. Jennifer Lopez arrived three hours late to her album-release party. Padma Lakshmi and Salman Rushdie may be breaking up. James Gandolfini picked up a girl Tony Soprano–style. And Christopher is apparently the odds-on favorite to get whacked in the final season. Julianna Marguiles bought condoms with some guy at Duane Reade. Lindsay Lohan was allowed to use an apartment in the Atelier on West 45th Street because developers wanted to give the building some star power.
Fashion mogul Chris Burch and restaurateur Jennifer Worthington are dating. Socialite Olivia Palermo wrote an open letter to other established socialites to try to gain their approval. Or was it a fake? (We told you about this yesterday.) Guests are complaining that the closets in some rooms of the Bowery Hotel are too small. The Weinstein Company is pushing back the release of The Nanny Diaries for awards consideration. Penélope Cruz hooked up with Josh Hartnett. Tom Cruise is slated to star in a film that takes place in Nazi Germany. Former enemies Lance Bass and blogger Perez Hilton made amends. Bass also has a friend in MTV star Bam Margera. Event producer Jeff Beacher is catching flack from both PETA and the Catholic League for two of his shows. Details is throwing a party for its “27 Mavericks” issue in L.A. Cindy Adams is a big fan of Judi Giuliani.