Paula Froelich sticks up for close friend Amy Sacco in "Page Six" by making Sacco's ex-fiancé Luigi Di Carolis look like a dink. Parker Posey's dog peed on the floor of the Kiehl's shop in the East Village twice, and
Kiehl's liked it Posey didn't clean it up. Anderson Cooper has a huge photographic portrait of mother Gloria Vanderbilt hanging in the guest room of his Manhattan loft. Graydon Carter and his partners are no longer interested in having to interact with tourists at the Oak Room in the Plaza Hotel. (Nello Balan has also passed.) A female Barnard student who wants to become a man has moved off-campus because her dorm was "just so girly."
Ellen DeGeneres is rebuilding animal shelters across the country in an effort to rehab her image after Iggy-gate. Vietnam vets still haven't forgiven Jane Fonda for supporting the North Vietnamese. Maria Sharapova may or may not be the woman featured in Dmitry Bulnygin's nine-minute film shot entirely from under the tennis skirt of an unidentified player. George Hamilton is going to be the star of a reality show in which he will travel the world and party without spending a dime. Valerie Plame will not pose for Playboy because she is the mother of twins. Bridget Hall celebrated her 30th birthday at Pop Burger on Fifth Avenue. Will Smith says he will do anything for Barack (but he won't do that). Larry Birkhead was approached to appear in Barbara Walters's "10 Most Fascinating People of 2007" special but wouldn't do the full-frontal scenes. John Cusack says he produced Grace Is Gone after the Bush administration blocked pictures of the dead coming in. Lucy Liu had a painting at Art Basel. Police commish Ray Kelly says he TiVos The Daily Show and The Colbert Report every night and watches them the following morning. The guy who founded Ashleymadison.com, the dating Website for cheating spouses, may be cheating on his own wife. Diddy on-again, off-again flame Cassie are back on and hanging out in Miami. Cher is having stomach issues, which Cindy Adams had to tell you because she's afraid someone else might IM you about it first. Al Reynolds danced atop banquettes at the Plumm. Barbara Bush celebrated a friend's birthday party at the new Huckleberry Bar in Williamsburg.