Sarah Jessica Parker and Kim Cattrall are no longer speaking, which is making everyone on the set of the new Sex and the City movie uncomfortable. “You could cut the tension with a knife,” says a source. Patrick Swayze wrote about how Jennifer Grey was a pain to deal with on the Dirty Dancing set in his soon-to-be released autobiography. Kirsten Dunst is testifying against a Manhattan mechanic accused of stealing over $15,000 worth of handbags and accessories from her Soho Grand hotel room. Playboy is publishing semi-nude photos of Kelly Bensimon that her ex, Gilles, took several years ago. Jennifer Love Hewitt says five things she loves about herself every morning, calling the affirmations her “feel-good protein shake.” While shooting The Bounty with Gerard Butler, Jennifer Aniston needed a moment to sob in her trailer because a scene reminded her of Brad Pitt.
Julia Roberts reportedly has 350 security guards protecting her while filming Eat, Pray, Love in India. Never one to steal the spotlight, Katherine Heigl chose to announce her daughter’s adoption on the same day that her Grey’s co-star Ellen Pompeo gave birth. Meanwhile, as Samantha Burke gave birth to Jude Law’s baby, Law rehearsed for Hamlet on Broadway and hung out with his model-actress girlfriend, Lily Cole. And Jessica Simpson is getting over the loss of her pooch by tweeting about her protective fly nets in Uganda.
To prep for his annual Global Initiative, Bill Clinton schmoozed at Michael’s with bigwigs like Ronald Perelman, Barry Diller, Edgar Bronfman Jr., and Lyor Cohen. British First Lady Sarah Brown gave the keynote speech at the aptly titled Important Dinner for Women, co-hosted by Wendi Murdoch, Queen Rania of Jordan, PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi, drawing powerful ladies like Tina Brown, Martha Stewart, Diane Von Furstenburg, Nicole Kidman, and, um, Shania Twain. Mayor Bloomberg thought it would be funny to tell guests at Tuesday’s Appeal of Conscience dinner that Bono was going to sing for them, but he wasn’t. Mackenzie Phillips is just breaking the news of her incestuous relationship with her father, but her sister Chynna found out about it twelve years ago, and she wasn’t surprised, while two of her stepmoms deny the whole thing ever happened. Drew Barrymore has to work out some issues with her estranged mother, and she’s confused.
Because high-end real estate is doing so well these days, Zac Posen is teaming up with architect Morris Adjmi on a luxury boutique residence just below the Flatiron. Nicolas Sarkozy took a jog through Central Park. Blake Lively filmed a Gossip Girl scene at Edison Ballroom. Lily Allen says she’s reached the end of her singing career. Again. Eric Dane and Rebecca Gayheart are suing Gawker Media and Mark Ebner (who brought the tape to Gawker) for $1 million after the site posted their nude video.
Sean Kingston had cake at Tenjune to celebrate the launch of his new album, but everyone kept wishing him a happy birthday. Tinsley, Topper, and their respective dates had a surprisingly civil run-in at the New Yorkers for Children Fall Gala.