Scalia Digs Torture

Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia is, not surprisingly, a fan of Jack Bauer’s 24 torture techniques. Mark Green is set to join Al D’Amato and Ed Koch on NY1’s Inside City Hall program. Jeanine Pirro is set to star in a Judge Judy–esque show. Ellen Barkin and Ralph Fiennes have been canoodling. Knicks point guard Stephon Marbury gave $300 to a homeless man. The Olsen twins trekked to Atlantic City for a Bob Dylan concert. The late Kurt Vonnegut has a role in an upcoming DVD. A gay former CBS News producer filed a $10 million discrimination suit against his former employer because he felt the network didn’t want his gay-bashing in St. Maarten to be publicized. Aussie golfer Greg Norman and his ex-wife-to-be have finally come to (undisclosed) terms on how to split up his $500 million fortune. Patti LaBelle didn’t need a mike to wow a Carnegie Hall audience.

Harvey Weinstein admitted that Grindhouse was a bad decision, but he’s pleased with the performance thus far of Sicko. Some people fainted during a torture scene in Alan Cumming’s upcoming movie. A fight broke out between rapper T.I. and Ludacris’s manager at a pre-BET Awards event at the Sunset Towers Hotel. Britney Spears was spotted at talent agency CAA. Salma Hayek and wealthy fiancé François-Henri Pinault purchased Kelsey Grammer’s Bel Air mansion for more than $20 million. Eva Longoria had a wedding-dress fitting in New York to prepare for her July 7 marriage in France. Katherine Heigl and singer Josh Kelly will marry on Christmas Eve. Willa Ford is set to play Anna Nicole Smith in an upcoming biopic. Jessica Simpson has been jogging with her dad since her split from John Mayer.