Alexander Skarsgard’s Firm Anti-Sock Policy

True Blood’s Anna Paquin, Alexander Skarsgard, and Stephen Moyer posed for Rolling Stone’s cover wearing nothing but splashes of blood. Skarsgard is also against wearing a “sock” during nude scenes, explaining, “I don’t want a sock around it, that feels ridiculous. If we’re naked in the scene, then I’m naked. I’ve always been that way.” After spending seven months in jail, T.I. made a return to the stage at Capitale in Soho, along with Swizz Beatz and Mary J. Blige. Charges against Ice-T for driving with expired auto insurance were dropped owing to a DMV snafu. He gloated, “That is what I’m talking about — dismissed!” Marilyn Manson and Evan Rachel Wood split up. Again. Lady Gaga and her entourage got into a tiff with the Viva Las Vegas Elvis Presley Club as they were holding a candlelight vigil to mark the anniversary of Presley’s death. One of Gaga’s groupies snapped, ” He’s been dead over 30 years. Get over it!”

Heidi Montag’s plastic surgeon, Dr. Frank Ryan, was killed in a car accident off the Pacific Coast Highway, and Montag is “devastated,” lamenting, “He was the most amazing person I have ever known. He was an angel and changed my life and the lives of everyone he met.” At the moment of his fatal crash, Ryan was sending a Twitter message about his collie, Jill, who was in the car at the time. Jill survived the crash, sustaining head, eye, and paw injuries. Sandra Bullock says she and Jesse James have both moved on, and she only wants what’s best for him. Bankrupt Real Housewife Teresa Giudice says she did nothing wrong by dropping $60,000 on luxury goods; she used the advance money for her book, Skinny Italian. Laurence Fishburne would rather his daughter use a porn name for her future adult films, fuming, “No one uses their real name in porn.” Paris Hilton told that she dreams of opening her own hotel. And Ke$ha walked around the city sporting a gold tooth, which may or may not be permanent.

Governor Paterson and his wife dined with Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters at Guantanamera on Eighth Avenue. Ralph Lauren’s daughter Dylan Lauren is engaged to her hedge-fund manager boyfriend, Paul Arrouet. Hilary Duff and her hockey husband, Mike Comrie, signed a prenup before their weekend wedding. And Snooki’s new boyfriend gushes about their budding romance, “Nicole is actually really cute and seems like a cool ass person, even though she’s drunk most of the time. She’s a real sweet girl.”