Next Year in ‘Playboy’!

Some female Israeli government officials are not happy that the consulate sanctioned Maxim’s “Women of the Israeli Defense Forces.” Bloomberg staffers overbooked a dinner at the home of L.A. mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and had to uninvite people. Harvey Weinstein is going after people who illegally downloaded Sicko, which he produced. Megan Ruddy may be the scribe behind the Southampton Press gossip column. A movement is afoot to get Isaiah Washington back on Grey’s Anatomy — and it’s being spearheaded by a gay activist. Paris Hilton’s neighbors aren’t pleased that her release from jail will cause a media frenzy at her house. A lot of famous people showed up at the funeral of former gossip reporter Claudia Cohen.

Julia Roberts gave birth to a boy, Henry. Naomi Campbell shot an ad for Dunkin’ Donuts poking fun at her anger-management problem. John Travolta thinks that pills are to blame for the Columbine and Virginia Tech shootings. Shaq ate a lot of pasta at Bottega Del Vino. 50 Cent’s baby mama is quite thrilled 50 made a bundle off the sale of Vitamin Water. Nicole Richie’s “engagement” ring was actually a borrowed jewel she wore on her middle finger. Britney Spears had a number of nip slips while partying in L.A. Liz Smith liked the ending of The Sopranos. James Caan wants to start a film-production company to make movies for people who aren’t teenagers. Sting and Trudie hung out and danced after the Police reunion show in Vegas.