Cameron Diaz is looking to buy an apartment in West Chelsea and also hooked up with Felicity’s Scott Speedman in the Bahamas. Samantha Stein-Wells, daughter of murdered real-estate broker Linda Stein, is turning her 35th birthday into a charity event in her mom’s name. Padma Lakshmi told Dave Zinczenko that she’d cover her body in chocolate if he put her on the cover of Men’s Health. Portfolio magazine named Newsweek fashion scribe Dana Thomas its European editor. Michelle Williams has pulled out of her upcoming movie with Ryan Gosling because she’s too beat up over Heath Ledger’s death. Maybe-pregnant Angelia Jolie went shopping at a baby boutique in Tribeca.
Christie Brinkley is leading a petition to prevent the Long Island Power Authority from putting up ugly telephone poles in the Southampton. Members of the Brando clan are fighting over what to do with the body of Christian Brando, the son of late legend Marlon Brando who died on Saturday. Lindsay Lohan drank on a flight back in November and may or may not be dating a NYC songwriter named Jeremy Greene. Bill Murray had to be escorted outside for some “fresh air” while drinking wine with a lady friend in the Beverly Hills Hotel. Jessica Alba and Cash Warren are having a boy. Sally Field got into an argument with Screen Actors Guild president Alan Rosenberg at the SAG Awards because she felt that negotiations between striking writers and producers should have started earlier. Friends of Lisa Lopez, the former TLC member who died in a car crash in 2002, are annoyed that Janice Dickinson dressed up a model as Lopez on her reality show. Gwen Stefani is pregnant with her second child. Seventy-four-year-old Joan Collins hit on a valet at Spago in Beverly Hills because he had a big ass. Julian Schnabel heckler Sean Young has checked into rehab. Britney Spears’s sleazy paparazzo boyfriend, Adnan Ghalib, once participated in a test survey for “male enhancement” products. Georgette Mosbacher and Rick Lazio were among the few Republicans at The Atlantic’s annual State of the Union dinner. Robert De Niro had a latte and sugar doughnuts at Morandi. Celebrity defense lawyer Joe Tacopina is working as a journalist for ABC’s 20/20, where his first case will be an investigation into the bizarre sex killing that happened in Perugia, Italy. Keira Knightley says she’s “too dark” in her soul to ever do comedy.