Brangelina shelled out $40 million for an 18,000-square-foot villa in Valpolicella, Italy. Meanwhile, one of Angie’s old “friends” leaked Star photos of her on an alleged heroin bender. Zac Efron and his former High School Musical castmate spent over $2,000 at Flashdancers Gentlemen’s Club. Carla Bruni is trying her hand at acting, shooting scenes in Paris with Owen Wilson for Woody Allen’s upcoming film, Paris in Midnight. Despite the fact that A-Rod’s then-estranged wife Cynthia stayed with Lenny Kravitz in Paris right after their split, Rodriguez and Kravitz have no hard feelings; they schmoozed over dinner at the Lion, along with Mick Jagger, Chris Rock, Edward Norton, and Cameron Diaz (who left early and alone). Jessica Szohr supposedly wants Ed Westwick back, but he’s “heartbroken” and won’t have it. So the Gossip Girl cast is alienating her by celebrating Chace Crawford’s birthday without her and excluding her from dinner parties. While shooting scenes for his next comedy, Arthur, Russell Brand strolled out of the Upper East Side’s St. Bart’s Church wearing only blue and purple underwear. Megan Fox ran errands wearing a Transformers T-shirt, despite the fact that she was ousted from the franchise. Director Michael Bay, meanwhile, is turning his attention to aliens.
Al Gore was questioned by Portland police about his former masseuse’s sexual abuse claims. He continues to deny the allegations. Another former model says Roman Polanski raped her in the seventies. Lindsay Lohan’s tanning salon, Beach Bum, held a “Free Lindsay” rally. DMX started his 90-day jail sentence for a 2002 driving conviction. Even more pictures of Mel Gibson’s battered ex have surfaced.
Julianne Hough won’t talk about her relationship with Ryan Seacrest, but she joked (presumably) on a radio show that she’s pregnant with his child. New Jersey Housewife Caroline Manzo chose to stay with Jill Zarin in the Hamptons instead of her own sister. Meanwhile, Manzo’s co-Housewife Teresa Giudice blogs that filing for bankruptcy and putting her possessions up for auction hasn’t been easy, but she’d like a “fresh start.” A bug flew up Sharon Stone’s dress at the Watermill Center Benefit in Southampton. And Drew Barrymore refuses to join Twitter, but she’s all about male nudity, commenting on her maybe-ex-boyfriend Justin Long’s upcoming on-screen nakedness, “It’s funny because usually it’s the girl who’s naked. I was like, ‘That’s right, bitch. The tables are turned!’”