Ed Westwick was a no-show at the party hosted by his girlfriend, Jessica Szohr, at Foxwoods’s MGM Grand, creating buzz that the two had a tiff. Blake Lively and Penn Badgley, meanwhile, bought a candle at the Village’s Blue Nile smoke shop. Later, Lively, along with Adrian Grenier, Ben Silverman, and Adriana Lima, showed up at Russell Simmons’s Tribeca loft to support Bill Clinton’s Millennium Foundation. A-Rod and Kate Hudson shared a post-Yankee-game dinner at Blue Ribbon Monday night. Megan Fox says she turned down the coveted role of Bond girl in Bond 23 because she “would rather be a more central part of a movie,” and not just a pretty face.
Clive Davis pushed for Whitney Houston’s comeback by playing songs from her upcoming album at a listening party at Jazz at Lincoln Center. Then, Houston joined Davis, Alicia Keys and her boyfriend, Swizz Beatz, and others for a dinner party at Monkey Bar. Jay-Z wined and dined Rihanna in London. Simon Cowell has seventeen of his ex-girlfriends coming to his 50th birthday party. At the age of 48, the host of Millionaire Matchmaker is finally engaged. And scarily enough, Britney Spears might have control over her money again.
While drunk or on “some other substance,” Amy Winehouse slapped a dancer who tried to get her autograph at a charity event. Twilight’s Nikki Reed ditched the New Moon set in Montepulciano to hang out with her new beau (and Paris Hilton’s former flame), Paris Latsis, in Greece. Lily Allen is “completely smitten” with her new painter-decorator boyfriend. Mick Jagger and Jerry Hall’s daughter, Georgia, is the new face of Hudson Jeans. Maria Shriver took her daughter (and a slew of security guards) to see Hair.
T.R. Knight says he left Grey’s Anatomy because Shonda Rhimes drastically cut his screen-time. Barbara Walters was gabbing at Michael’s with Katie Couric and Cynthia McFadden. Singer Leona Lewis paid $100 for a bunny to prevent a homeless man from eating it. Rande Gerber’s looking for a new space for his Stone Rose bar, since Time Warner’s rent is so high. Talk about hard work: Fabiola Beracasa, Veronica Hearst’s socialite daughter, is developing a TV show in which she’ll jet around the world looking for exotic fashion trends. In addition to hanging with Michael Lohan in the Hamptons, Jon Gosselin visited with fellow reality stars Jill and Bobby Zarin. Sienna Miller freaked out at a radio host for asking her questions about Balthazar Getty. Tony Romo is emotionally drained.