Victoria Beckham is taking acting lessons in hopes of landing a walk-on in the Sex and the City sequel. Ryan Reynolds beat out Bradley Cooper, Justin Timberlake, and Jared Leto for the role of the Green Lantern in an upcoming big-screen adaptation of the DC Comic. Drew Barrymore and Justin Long had a cuddly dinner at Center Cut and a post-meal make-out session in the East Village’s Cabin Down Below. Emma Watson says she and Robert Pattinson are just friends. Kirsten Dunst says she and Jake Gyllenhaal once got it on in a store dressing room.
The Kings of Leon tour manager had to drag lead singer Caleb Followill backstage after he smashed his guitar onstage at a U.K. concert, threw it into the crowd, and almost beat up his brothers (and bandmates). Led Zeppelin’s frontman, Robert Plant, has been made an honorary knight by Prince Charles for his “services to popular music.” Ryan Seacrest is getting paid $15 million per year to introduce America to people like Clay Aiken. La Toya Jackson thinks Michael was murdered, and the King of Pop also has a slew of gay lovers coming out of the woodwork. Kurt Anderson made a throwaway comment calling Donald Trump a “clownish reality-show artifact” in his new book, Reset, and Trump retaliated by calling Anderson a “third rate writer and an unsuccessful one at that.” If you’re worried about Bernie getting lonely behind bars, MadoffMail.com can help you send him care packages.
Despite looking for ladies at Griffin lounge and Hotel Griffou last week, Leonardo DiCaprio tried to stay stealth during his NYC visit, sporting a baseball cap and purchasing five pairs of dark aviators. For those who missed out on seeing models strip down to their undergarments at Rose Bar when the air conditioner broke down, filmmaker Douglas Keeve will be posting footage on YouTube today. Though Anna Sui is still designing a clothing line for Target, it might not have the planned Gossip Girl theme because “one of Target’s top executives got nervous about being that closely associated with the show, given the [debauchery] its characters get into.” Chloë Sevigny, Cynthia Rowley, Juliette Lewis, and Stella Schnabel hung out at Mark Gonzales’s Half Gallery opening. Luke Wilson had a few beers with golfer Andrew Sundberg on Martha’s Vineyard.
Matt Damon will be making an Entourage cameo to plug his charity for kids, One by One. Liam Neeson lugged a suitcase up airport stairs for ABC News reporter Lara Setrakian. Ryan Phillippe and Abbie Cornish made a Sunday-afternoon liquor run. Demi Moore continues to set impossible standards for 40-something women by looking ridiculously hot in a bikini.