Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt ended up showing up at the White House Correspondents’ dinner as guests of Fortune magazine, not MSNBC. (Gossip Girl’s Ed Westwick, guest of Bloomberg, got the biggest applause of the night.) A novel based on the death of coed Imette St. Guillen is coming out in August. Anna Wintour supposedly wants people to take the “superhero” theme of next Monday’s Metropolitan Museum Costume Institute gala very seriously. Ashley Dupré hired Mariah Carey’s former manager, though she needs to work out any charges that may be filed against her before she does anything.
Joyce Carol Oates says she’s working on a fictionalized account of the death of JonBenet Ramsey. Maureen Dowd’s automatic e-mail reply gives the sender a link to her book on Amazon. Rudy Giuliani will be the special guest at a May 7 fund-raiser for John McCain, which is expected to net $5 million. Danny Masterson is supposedly still dating and in love with Bijou Phillips, though he was spotted making out with a blonde at Teddy’s in L.A. Brett Ratner had lunch at Pastis. Some crazy lady who has seen Clay Aiken perform in Spamalot more than 40 times literally thinks he is Jesus Christ. Veronica Hearst may still be broke even though her apartment on East 66th Street is going to be sold for around $30 million. John Waters wants to take Cecil B. DeMented to Broadway. Anucha Browne Sanders, the lady who won $11 million in a sexual-harassment suit against Isiah Thomas, bid on a lot of pricey items at a recent silent auction.