Jennifer Lopez kept $50,000 worth of diamonds that she “borrowed” from Swiss billionaire Robert Mouawad, but he doesn’t mind. Jennifer Aniston, meanwhile, shelled out $50,000 for her hairdresser. John Mayer accidentally moved in next door to Denise Richards. Gross: Renée Zellweger and Dan Abrams canoodled over dinner with Dave Zinczenko at Bond Street. Recession fairies Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian dropped $3,000 on the crowd at a club in Miami.
Brian Grazer is selling his $20 million Malibu pad to Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner. Buddha Bar is being forced to change its name and break all ties with its Parisian parent company. Plácido Domingo dominated a table of seven at Josephina. Tony-winning director Mary Zimmerman was booed at the Met’s premiere of La Sonnambula. Mekhi Phifer and Don Cheadle are poker buddies.
Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter Richard Ben Cramer is doing a book on A-Rod. Justin Timberlake chatted about his love for truffle oil with painter Will Cotton at the New York Academy of Art’s Tribeca Ball, while Liev Schreiber and model Alek Wek smoked outside. Some of Winq magazine’s “25 Rich A-Gays Up for Grabs” might actually be straight. Sean Penn is agitating to have California make Harvey Milk’s birthday a holiday.
Madonna reportedly “flipped out” and “stormed out” of her trainer’s birthday party at Hell’s Kitchen gay bar the Ritz when the D.J. started spinning Britney Spears. Luckily, she had Jesus to comfort her.