After Emmy-winner Kristin Chenoweth’s tearful acceptance speech, she complained of a migraine, saying she couldn’t open her eyes, and paramedics were called to tend to her backstage. Then she tweeted that she was “warding it off w meds” and “gonna hit the town!” Kourtney Kardashian had a hard time finding an Emmy dress that fit around her seven-months-pregnant belly, but Heidi Klum managed to do it. Alicia Keys snuggled with Swizz Beatz at Tommy Hilfiger’s Fifth Avenue store opening. Kid Cudi was gushing about his “new girlfriend,” Amanda Bynes, at the Jane Hotel. But Bynes’s rep says they’re just friends. Diddy’s postponing the release of his new album, Last Train to Paris, until April. Sources say it’s because he’s switching labels, from Warner Music to Interscope. And Jay-Z bear-hugged Chris Martin while he was playing the piano at their London concert, dragging him to the floor and rolling around onstage. We wouldn’t mind getting in on that action.
At the Times T magazine party at the Standard Hotel’s new Boom Boom Room, Courtney Love acted “like a possessed woman” when some guy unintentionally walked into her unlocked bathroom stall, jumping on him, dragging him to security, and claiming that he’d attacked her. But Love tweets that the reported shenanigans never happened. Charlize Theron shot her nude scene for The Burning Plane in secret, at 6 a.m., to avoid paparazzi. Mischa Barton has been pretty out of it during filming of The Beautiful Life, gazing mindlessly at the coffeemaker, searching for someone to fix her a cup. Paula Abdul was hesitant to present with Kathy Griffin at the VH1 Divas concert, given that Griffin has referred to her as a “junkie” with a “Vicodin problem.” But she did anyway, and asked her if she’d “ever banged anyone.” An Oprah fan, covered in plaster particles, scaled the walls of the Park Hyatt in Toronto in attempts to break into the host’s Film Festival party. Meanwhile, Mariah Carey rocked her circa-1990 ringlet hairstyle for Oprah’s Central Park stage on Friday.
Some guy was sentenced to fifteen days in jail and three years’ probation after trying to hop in a car with Ryan Seacrest. An ambulance driver and a former Bahamas senator are on trial for trying to extort $25 million from John Travolta following the death of his son. David Hasselhoff was hospitalized after his daughter reported that he’d been drinking too much. After the fragrance pumping out of Diane Von Furstenberg’s store caused coughing and dizziness among meatpacking locals, an angry neighbor set off a stink bomb outside the new Hollister store on Houston Street, claiming that it smells better than the store’s emanating scent. New York Giant Michael Strahan dined with his fiancée at Da Silvano. Ralph Fiennes munched on tapas in Tribeca. Daphna and Harvey Keitel grabbed a bite with Muffie and Sherrell Aston at Sardi’s after seeing The 39 Steps. Zooey Deschanel married Death Cab for Cutie front man Ben Gibbard on Saturday. And something in the Sex and the City sequel involves Samantha Jones in a wedding dress. Just sayin’.