Sources say that Anna Wintour has her eye on being ambassador to Britain. Richard Gere, Sharon Stone, and Paris Hilton were each paid $1.5 million to show up at the opening of a hotel in Turkey, though Hilton refused to do interviews and Stone, who emceed the event, stumbled over some Turkish words and inexplicably shouted “Chaka Khan! Chaka Khan!” Jill Zarin was peeved when she asked James Lipton if she could go on Inside the Actors Studio and he told her it was for actors only. Jessica Biel had a ladies’ night out at Allen & Delancey. Zac Efron’s hair was particularly greasy at the Lakers game last night. Some Diddy-haters launched an “unfollowdiddy” page to encourage people to drop his tweets. Diddy’s response? “They have no lives.”
Sports Illustrated model Jessica Gomes is lonely. Alexandra Richards got in a fight with some guy at a deli counter in Montauk when she walked in wearing a “Who the F— Is Mick Jagger?” T-shirt. Deli guy defended, “Mick Jagger is a customer here! A wonderful customer!” Jessica Simpson is giving reality TV another shot. Following her infamous “fat photos,” she’s pitching a new series, titled The Price of Beauty, about society’s scrutiny of women’s bodies. Jay-Z, who recently left Def Jam, has been having secret talks with his former managers to start his own record label at Warner Music Group. Hilary Duff and her hockey-player boyfriend, Mike Comrie, sipped cucumber martinis at SushiSamba Park. Dennis Rodman actually paid for his drinks. Britney Spears is paying K-Fed $5,000 per week to take care of his own kids.
Josh Brolin might be married to Diane Lane, but that didn’t stop him from partying with a New Orleans local while filming his upcoming movie, then leaving his hotel with her the next morning. The creator of Cirque du Soleil, Guy Laliberte, cheated on his wife. But it’s sort of okay because he’s French. Rihanna’s getting steamy and seductive for Kanye’s latest video. Meanwhile Chris Brown defends himself in a YouTube video titled “I ain’t a monster.” Paris Hilton says that The Hills is “like, so lame and fake,” and also that “I’ve never seen the show in my life.” Lastly, Mark-Paul Gosselaar says there’s a Saved by the Bell reunion in the works. Is anyone else as excited about this as we are?