John Mayer Brokered Peace Between Samantha Ronson and Lindsay Lohan


John Mayer played the peace-brokering intermediary between a “well-behaved” Lindsay Lohan and her ex Samantha Ronson, who both ended up at Butter last night. Tiger Woods is avoiding criminal charges for his car crash. Nick Jonas is launching a brotherless tour in January with his new band, the Administration, tweeting, “I am so excited!” And Natalie Portman tells Marie Claire about her less-than-rebellious teenage years, noting, “I didn’t really go to high school parties … I didn’t touch pot ‘til I was in my 20s. I didn’t get flat-out drunk until I went to college. But I think that’s a good thing in many ways.” Marilyn Monroe, however, did smoke pot, and there’s video to prove it.

Adrian Grenier hung out with The Hurt Locker’s Anthony Mackie at Ainsworth. Dave Chappelle surprised audiences at Carolines on Broadway with a 30-minute stand-up gig. Laura Bush and her daughters lunched at Michael’s, a few tables away from Kathie Lee Gifford and Diana Taylor. Bill Clinton says he has no marriage advice for his engaged daughter. Family Ties mother Meredith Baxter is a lesbian. Rihanna sent her mother flowers before breaking the news of her leaked pornographic photos.

Elton John performed at Andy Roddick’s Foundation Gala in Austin, where John Legend’s girlfriend got into a bidding war with Colorado Rockies pitcher Huston Street’s wife over a visit to the set of The Office. After the Vegas-based Sugar Factory wooed away Dylan’s Candy Bar’s store manager, Dylan Lauren scoped out the store’s outpost in the Mirage Hotel, taking pictures and whispering to her companion. We estimate there is about a 4 percent chance this item was not planted by a publicist for Sugar Factory. Eighty-year-old Carmen de L’Orifice, the world’s oldest working supermodel, is coming out with a coffee-table book. Will Ferrell says his dream movie role would be to play Simon Cowell. Justin Timberlake reverted back to his No Strings Attached curly-haired days. Juliette Lewis sauntered around London in pleather pants and a pageboy cap.