Nicole Kidman may be playing Vanity Fair–style arbiter Amy Fine Collins in the film adaptation of her memoir. Rupert Murdoch may be trying to lure CNBC “Money Honey” Maria Bartiromo to his new Fox Business Channel, though the Post isn’t making matters easy by writing negative items about her. The Suffolk County D.A. has seized over 45,000 pages of legal papers in its investigation of the Fire Island double voting scandal. Mischa Barton may or may not have had a wardrobe malfunction at a Save the Children event at Lincoln Center. Andy Roddick referred to Roger Federer as a “robot.” Authors of a book about Doris Duke are claiming that Bob Balaban, director of an upcoming movie about the tobacco heiress, may have committed copyright infringement. Rudy Giuliani played golf — though presumably not well — sans Secret Service at the Noyac Golf Club in Sag Harbor.
Stephen Dorff tried, and failed, to hit on a girl at a party in Malibu. Julia Ormond and her political activist husband are calling it quits after eight years of marriage. Greg Norman and ex-wife Laura have almost reached a settlement over his $500 million estate, but both are emotionally drained from the fight. Producer Joel Silver says that Matrix co-director Larry Wachowski did not have a sex-change operation, despite Internet speculation to the contrary. Pamela Anderson exes Kid Rock and Tommy Lee got into a fifteen-second scuffle at the MTV Video Music Awards. Ann Tenenbaum, namesake of The Royal Tenenbaums and president of the New York Film Festival, went to L.A. to be with Owen Wilson. Danny DeVito is supporting John Edwards for president. Cindy Adams likes Jude Law because he’s throwing his parents a 40th-anniversary party.