Book publishers and editors agree that a Silda Spitzer tell-all is unlikely. Rachael Ray’s people disagree with yesterday’s Post item which claimed that Ray’s show may soon be canceled. Broadway vet Phillip Hoffman would like you to know that he is not the same person as actor Phillip Seymour Hoffman. The Duke of Westminster succeeded in getting British papers to drop rumors that he was Client 6 because libel laws are stricter in England. The owners of Cain, GoldBar, Upstairs, Marquee, and Butter had a poolside nightlife summit down in Cove Atlantis. Of all the times for there not to be a tidal wave.
Natalie Portman and film financier Ryan Kavanaugh had a cozy dinner at Bobo. Chris Rock was caught on tape by the Huffington Post discussing rape allegations levied against him with disgraced private investigator Anthony Pellicano back in 2001. Dennis Quaid discusses the almost death of his twins at a Los Angeles hospital this Sunday on 60 Minutes. Michael Jackson worked out a deal to refinance Neverland Ranch in order to maintain ownership of it. Gene Wilder hasn’t seen Johnny Depp’s version of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory because he likes Depp too much. Edward Norton is warring with Marvel Studios over the final cut of The Incredible Hulk, which he acted in, wrote, and produced. (The movie might not open on time.) Some guy pretended to be Nicolas Cage at a soccer game in Madrid and got preferential treatment. Bruce Springsteen’s veteran sax man Clarence Clemons, 66, divorced his Chinese wife, 35. Beach Boy Brian Wilson and former gangster Henry Hill are buds now that Hill is out of the witness-protection program. Jericho’s Skeet Ulrich is fond of woodworking.