Anna Wintour sent La Esquina owner Serge Becker a “warning” against throwing parties at the Jamaican-themed restaurant he’s opening near her West Village townhouse. While Joe Biden exited the Regency Hotel, swarms of paparazzi ignored him to get a shot of A-Rod, who was dining with Cameron Diaz at Serafina nearby. President Obama told Jets offensive tackle D’Brickashaw Ferguson that he’s a loyal Bears fan and could never root for the Jets. Barbra Streisand couldn’t make it to Sandy Gallin’s birthday party in Sagaponack, so she sent him two live peacocks instead. Mariah Carey is pregnant, maybe, still. But last night, hubby Nick Cannon angrily tweeted that “If & when my wife is ready to make ANY announcements about private matters she will do it personally” and “My heart goes out to any woman who has to deal with public scrutiny and speculation pertaining to their private life REAL TALK!” Then this morning, he hosted Jesse James’s adulteress Michelle “Bombshell” McGee on his radio show to talk about Sandra Bullock’s marriage.
Ralph Lauren is looking to purchase Sag Harbor’s American Hotel as a Hamptons flagship. Kristen Stewart thinks being famous is like “being raped.” At the Miracle House benefit, hedge funder Jim Chanos bid $5,000 on lunch with Countess LuAnn de Lesseps, requesting that she wear a nurse uniform. Jersey Housewife Danielle Staub recorded a pop song about commitment issues. And Bethenny Frankel’s lightning-speed post-baby weight loss is putting unrealistic pressure on new mothers to do the same. Jon Gosselin’s 23-year-old new girlfriend hates kids. And when asked if wife Khloe Kardashian is expecting, an uncertain Lamar Odom answered, “I don’t think so.”
Jack Nicholson and Val Kilmer paid tribute to Dennis Hopper in New Mexico. Paul McCartney wants everyone to “lay off” Obama. George Clooney’s girlfriend, Elisabetta Canalis, denies tweeting that Jennifer Aniston looks like Iggy Pop. And Cameron Diaz reveals her staying-young secrets to British Vogue, commenting, “The fountain of youth [for me], let’s see … I guess it’s exercise, healthy diet, lots of water, lots of laughter, lots of sex — yes, sex, we need that as human beings. It’s healthy, it’s natural, it’s what we are here to do!”