Lipstick Jungle star Robert Buckley went on a date with Real Housewives of New York City star Bethenny Frankel. Beth Ostrosky is so serious about training for the next New York Marathon that she’s planning an eighteen-mile run the morning after her wedding to Howard Stern, in October. An ambulance had to be called to come get Ivana Trump after she took a spill at a party on Denise Rich’s yacht in Saint-Tropez, though her husband, Rossano Rubicondi, was spotted partying later that night.
Hillary Clinton had dinner with California senator Dianne Feinstein, Huffington Post political director Hilary Rosen, Emily’s List founder Ellen Malcolm, and New Democrat Coalition chair Ellen Tauscher at Charlie Palmer Steak in D.C.(They drank California wine and may have discussed her 2012 White House run.) Tom Cruise has been named in a $250 million federal lawsuit filed against the Church of Scientology by a guy who claims he was harassed by members after he left. Fox News and MSNBC political commentator Andrea Tantaros signed with William Morris. Daniel Bouley is shuttering Danube, but will open an Italian restaurant called Secession in its place in September. Photographer Naomi Harris’s new book showcases American swingers going at it as they watch the Super Bowl, barbecue, and have Thanksgiving dinner. Sam Talbot got engaged to his Colombian-model girlfriend, Paolo Guerro, which prompted a jealous ex to call him a “dog.” “I Kissed a Girl” singer Katy Perry partied with a bunch of boys at the opening of Country Club. Michael Jackson took his three kids to watch Cirque du Soleil in Vegas. Scenesters watch polo out in Bridgehampton, but true aficionados have been converging on Hickox Field, in Old Westbury, to watch matches sponsored by the Meadowbrook Polo Club. A lot of gays have become fans of Aubrey O’Day after her turn in Hairspray. Country-music singer John Rich wrote a pro-McCain anthem titled “Raisin’ McCain.” Ludacris wrote a pro-Obama song titled “Politics: Obama Is Here.” (Luda refers to Hillary Clinton as an “irrelevant bitch,” so the song has been condemned by Obama.) Woman with fake breasts after the California earthquake: “Oh my God! Did you feel the earth move?” James Woods’s response: “Ah, so it was good for you, too, my dear?”