Robert Pattinson says he’d get naked for the right movie role, but added, “I don’t think a lot of people would really want to see that. I think it would ruin the illusion.” Dakota Fanning and Kristen Stewart make out in The Runaways, and Fanning reports, “it was passionate.” Josh Brolin played Ping-Pong with Mel Gibson at Spin during the Wall Street 2 wrap party, along with Shia LaBeouf and Oliver Stone. Ed Norton schmoozed with pals at Soho House. Leighton Meester got stuck in an elevator for a traumatic “few minutes” before her four-song set to open American Eagle’s Times Square store, where Jessica Szohr, Matthew Settle, Michelle Trachtenberg, and Mark-Paul Gosselaar watched her performance. And Mayor Bloomberg has a thing for Honeysuckle Weeks, the star of a British crime series, and suggested, “My girlfriend is madly in love with the series’ male star, and I think we could probably make a deal with her.” And Molly Sims and Aaron Eckhart are getting it on.
At the Carnegie Hall benefit for Autism Speaks, Jerry Seinfeld vented about incessant BlackBerry checkers, Bruce Springsteen sang an acoustic Thunder Road, and Howard Stern chatted with Donald Trump. Carrie Prejean asked Donald Trump for career advice, and he said “she should become a major porn star, make millions of dollars, and give it to worthy causes.” Despite the fact that he usually loses, the poker-loving Allen Iverson signed with the Knicks to be closer to Atlantic City. Levi Johnston refused to board his American Airlines flight with the rest of the passengers, pushing ahead of Jason Alexander to board first. Rachel Hunter canoodled with Formula 1 driver Eddie Irvine at the after-party for Pedro Almodóvar’s Broken Embraces on the Standard’s eighteenth floor, in front of Marion Cotillard, Fergie, and Katherine McPhee.
Chris Brown is having a hard time attracting fans. We are floored. Turns out the creep who stalked ESPN’s Erin Andrews through a peephole had been doing it for months. Victoria Beckham says she’ll always choose sex over sleep, boasting, “I’m getting into bed with David Beckham every night, so, you know, there’d be something wrong if I said, ‘sleep.’” Ever the conscientious mother, Pamela Anderson talked to her 11- and 12-year-old sons about her sex tape with their father. And Danny Glover is engaged to a Brazilian professor.
Shaquille O’Neal is curating the Flag Art Foundation’s contemporary exhibition, “Size DOES Matter,” saying it’s just like playing basketball: “I have a responsibility to the artists, who are my ‘teammates.’ We all have to make each other look good — no different than what I do on the court.” Alec Baldwin shelled out $35,000 at the Coalition of the Homeless’s ArtWalk for a watercolor painting by Kim McCarty, whose husband owns Michael’s. Also bidding on artwork Tuesday night were Narcisco Rodriguez and Hervé Léger. AnnaLynne McCord refused to be photographed with Stephanie Pratt at a party in L.A. Speaking of which, whatever happened to Pratt checking herself into rehab? Upset about his treatment by the studios, director Chris Weitz says New Moon is his last film. But he also said that about 2007’s The Golden Compass. And Kirstie Alley is sick of Conan O’Brien’s fat jokes, so she vented to Star Jones, “He acts like I bit his dick off.”