A Chorus Line stars Mario Lopez and Nick Adams are feuding because Adams looks better than Lopez in his underwear. Someone stole $15,000 in Russell Simmons’s jewelry from an apartment building on Bleecker Street. Married New York Knick Stephon Marbury stalked out of a restaurant after getting shot down by a girl. Denis Leary’s wife, Ann, is so annoyed at the fact that Leary is friends with Elizabeth Hurley that she wrote their relationship into her book Outtakes From a Marriage. Samantha Ronson looked uneasy and jittery at a D.J. gig on Wednesday, so the Daily News thinks her relationship with Lindsay Lohan is on the rocks. Calvin Klein, Anna Wintour, and André Leon Talley are chairing a $1,000-a-head fund-raiser with Michelle Obama at an art gallery in Chelsea on Tuesday ($10,000 gets you invited to an after-party dinner at Klein’s house).
Katherine Harris’s ex-campaign manager is writing a tell-all about Harris. Joe Armstrong, a.k.a. the “mayor of Michael’s,” had lunch at the Four Seasons with Barbara Walters, David Zinczenko, Lesley Stahl, and Lance Armstrong, but says he’ll be back to his old stomping grounds. Naomi Campbell was a bridesmaid at the wedding of Sean Combs’s former assistant Norma Augenblick. Dustin Hoffman says his wife told him to stop wearing cardigans and slippers because it made him look like a “retired actor.”
Showgirls screenwriter Joe Eszterhas just finished a book about his relationship with Jesus. Matthew Modine thinks that Rudy Giuliani is the most annoying person in New York City. The Olsen twins and three “really snotty” friends went to the Bonnaroo music festival in Tennessee. Comedian Robert Klein got into a debate with talk-show host Steve Malzberg at Trattoria Dell’Arte over Malzberg’s support of John McCain. Coco, the 4-year-old daughter of Courteney Cox and David Arquette, rocked a long blonde wig at Il Sole. Tatum O’Neal sipped water and sang karaoke at a bar on the Lower East Side. Cindy Adams muses about Father’s Day and Friday the 13th.