Sony chairman Howard Stringer called Steve Jobs “greedy” at the Allen & Co. conference. The main character of Doug Stumpf’s Confessions of a Wall Street Shoeshine Boy may be based on pervy billionaire Jeffrey Epstein. Katie Holmes and Suri Cruise went to the Biography Bookstore in the West Village and then to Magnolia. Joe DiMaggio’s brother Dom is not pleased the Yankee Clipper’s diaries are for sale. Stone Phillips is leaving Dateline, and he bought his longtime assistant an Audi as a parting gift. Matt Damon wants Al Gore to run for president. Ashlee Simpson helped beau Pete Wentz conquer his fear of flying so Wentz could get to the Hamptons via seaplane. Democratic Leadership Council Chairman Harold Ford Jr. hung out with Jay-Z, Nas, and Kid Rock in Southampton. Jennifer Connelly and Paul Bettany brought their 4-year-old to the Children’s Museum of Manhattan.
CW11 Morning News anchor Sukanya Krishnan has a crush on Blair Underwood. Recently canned ICM agent Ed Limato employs two script readers, reps Mel Gibson, and throws an expensive pre-Oscar party — all of which will make it difficult for him to find work at another agency. Usher is trying to shut down a fan site because the webmaster hates his girlfriend. O.J. Simpson made a drunken fool of himself in Florida. Britney Spears is now acting as her own business manager and publicist. George Hamilton and his ex-wife, Alana, had an awkward run-in at Nobu in Malibu. Ryan Seacrest and movie producer Ryan Kavanaugh bought each other shots at Nobu in Miami. Nicky Hilton didn’t seem thrilled to be the godmother of Casey Johnson’s adopted girl at the baby shower. Heather Graham dirty-danced at the Plumm, but she didn’t drink. Mayor Bloomberg threw David Dinkins an 80th-birthday party.