Ed Westwick and Jessica Szohr walked hand in hand in L.A., putting breakup rumors to rest for a while. After Heidi Montag’s mom showed up at her house and pounded on the door, in what was most likely a rescue mission, the Hills star called her personal security team and told TMZ, “After what she did to me on TV, I have no desire to see her. I’m getting a restraining order against her.” Heidi’s overbearing husband, Spencer Pratt, meanwhile, has been monitoring their home with binoculars, while holding an enormous piece of crystal. Oh, boy.
Naomi Watts will play Marilyn Monroe in the upcoming screen adaptation of Joyce Carol Oates’s fictionalized Monroe memoir, Blonde. Lauren Bacall is reportedly undergoing knee-replacement surgery. Quentin Tarantino was spotted walking down Greenwich Avenue, “sporting plumber’s crack, arm in arm with a hefty gal.” Sofia Coppola turns 39 today. According to Forbes, Gisele Bündchen was last year’s top-earning model in the world for the second year in a row, raking in $25 million. Lindsay Lohan screamed at a doorman who denied her and her entourage of 30 late entrance to Wednesday’s Iggy Pop concert in Williamsburg, before they were ushered in a side entrance.
James Franco’s student film at NYU had “pretty much no plot” and featured “shots of male genitalia urinating.” To promote her upcoming book Hot X: Algebra Exposed, Wonder Years star Danica McKellar posed in lacy underwear for this month’s Maxim, noting, “It’s really cool when a guy tips 20 percent quickly and effortlessly when the check comes.” The latest Real Housewives of New York cast member, Jennifer Gilbert, says she was not friends with any of her “crazy” co-stars before the show, and claims she tries “not to add to the drama” and she “won’t be dragged into it.” We’ll see.