Mischa Barton Doesn’t Like to Grocery Shop Without Her Dog


Brangelina and their brood lunched at Café Metro. Mischa Barton was apparently “really upset” when a worker at Soho’s Whole Foods refused to let her Shih-Pom puppy, Ziggy, enter the store. Steven Tyler will be spending the holidays in rehab to treat his painkiller addiction. Hundreds of Lady Gaga wannabes competed for the best impersonation at Vegas’s Bank nightclub while Twilight’s Jackson Rathbone signed autographs. Jake Gyllenhaal is vacationing with male friends at the same Big Sur resort where he had supposedly intended to propose to Reese Witherspoon.

Marc Jacobs and Lorenzo Martone showed up at David Barton’s Toy Drive with four big bags of gifts, while several drag queens hung out at the gym’s party. Courtney Love threw a tantrum at the Standard when some guy walked into her bathroom stall, and now she’ll be back to perform on New Year’s Eve. Britney Spears has been shopping for engagement rings by herself, and her father, Jamie, is still receiving $16,000 a month to take care of all her legal and financial decisions. Up-and-coming actor Lucas Till, who’s kissed both Taylor Swift and Miley Cyrus, says Swift is a better smoocher. Nick Jonas will be filling in for Regis Philbin while he takes a break from his morning show on January 8. Kelly Bensimon reports that she’s not friends with Bethenny Frankel and will not be getting the pregnant Housewife a baby gift. And after giving birth to her first child in August, Jennifer Hudson is preggers with baby number two.

Rumors keep swirling about the shuttered Beatrice Inn’s newest locale, and the latest is that it will be in Noho, modeled after Andy Warhol’s old Park Avenue hangout, Max’s Kansas City. Tyson Beckford celebrated his birthday at Juliet with Jets’ safety Kerry Rhodes, who drowned his sorrows over Sunday’s loss to the Atlanta Falcons in Coronas and tequila shots. As the Post’s new sex-and-advice columnist, SpitzerSexer Ashley Dupré, has been making publicity rounds on Fox News and The View. And speaking of extramarital activities, Tiger Woods’s popularity has dropped from a 60 percent favorable rating on December 2 (at the height of his sex scandal) to only 34 percent, proving that his silence is only making things worse. An aspiring Chicago singer was arrested for sending naked pictures of himself to Ashanti’s mother. After seven months, T.I. was released from prison for possessing machine guns and silencers. Joe Namath is getting sued by a former UPS driver who claims the football legend’s German shepherd, Weimaraner, and Labrador retriever attacked him.