Justin Timberlake’s family just can’t get enough of his girlfriend, Jessica Biel. Speaking of whom, the good sport loved him on SNL last weekend, even when he admitted to bedding Britney Spears. And Ali Sims, Britney’s cousin, is trying to launch her singing career via mass-texting. Meanwhile, K-Fed says the $40K per month he gets from Spears just isn’t enough for his lifestyle. Paris Hilton’s late-night bash at her new Hollywood Hills home ended with a 4 a.m. vandalism spree, with two Bentleys, two Maseratis, and a $1.4 million Bugatti Veyron getting keyed. Her new neighbors are less than thrilled. Blake Lively and Penn Badgley ducked backstage after Shrek: The Musical to congratulate its star.
Jimmy Fallon serenaded NBC/Universal president and CEO Jeff Zucker at a tribute to Lorne Michaels the other night. Endeavor’s power agent Richard Abate lost his job in the William Morris merger because the head of their literary department overheard him trash-talking some of the firm’s older agents. The Kodner Gallery near Fort Lauderdale will be auctioning off 75 items from Madoff victims, including a 70-karat, $250,000 diamond necklace and three Marc Chagall paintings.
Jay McInerney, Gay Talese, and Four Seasons co-owner Julian Niccolini clinked glasses at a book party for Michael Gross’s unauthorized history of the Met, Rogues Gallery. Frank Gehry will showcase the shoes he designed for J.M. Weston at the Flag Art Foundation gallery tonight. Graydon Carter, Calvin Klein, Jeff Koons, and Harry Belafonte stood by as painter Ross Bleckner was made a UN Goodwill Ambassador. Mario Batali celebrated the launch of the Cooper Hotel’s Table 8 restaurant. Kate Spade dined with Calvin Klein designer Francisco Costa at La Grenouille. While Sean Penn was shooting his latest flick, Fair Game, at the Essex House yesterday, 200 hotel workers stormed into the lobby, claiming management owes them $1.8 million in withheld tips. On May 18, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will be doing two things at once at Barnard College. She will be the commencement speaker and also receive the Barnard Medal of Distinction.
Lydia Hearst has a sex scene with Jason Behr in the opening reel of The Last International Playboy, opening June 12. Katy Perry’s ready to get hitched, she says, except she split from Travis McCoy in January and is currently on the market. David Duchovny and Téa Leoni are back together. Rachel Hunter, who’s set to wed hockey player Jarret Stoll, blabbed to Kristen Davis and Bethenny Frankel that she’s changed her wedding destination seven times.