The Wire’s Dominic West celebrated the finale of the show at a party with a bunch of strippers. Warren Buffett dined at Michael’s. Courtney Love claims she’s “eccentric,” not “bipolar,” on her MySpace blog. A “Page Six” “insider” claims that Lindsay Lohan’s new crop of friends are “leeches … trying to drag Lindsay down and use her for her fame.” Meanwhile, Dina Lohan is excited about her new reality show on E!, which will probably debut around Memorial Day.
Brooke Hogan is not so happy that her 33-year-old friend Christiane Plante had a fling with her dad, Hulk, which ended up breaking up his marriage of 24 years. Argentine rocker Diego Garcia, the lead singer of Elefant, made out with some model at East Village eatery La Zarza. Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, who plays a detective on Fox’s New Amsterdam, says that no one can ever pronounce his name. Hillary Clinton has finally severed ties with fund-raiser Mehmet Celebi, producer of the anti-Semitic 2006 movie Valley of the Wolves: Iraq. Comedian Chuck Nice missed his flight after being detained for launching into a tirade at the Dallas–Fort Worth airport. A toxicology report for Baird Jones found that the deceased gossip had steroids and THC in his system. David Blaine entertained guests with card tricks at the wedding of Robert De Niro’s son, Raphael, in the Bahamas. Jon Bon Jovi sold his West Side condo on 67th Street for $5.484 million, though he first listed it for $6.95 million in 2006. Tang Wei, the actress in Lust, Caution, has been banned by the Chinese government from appearing in the media, including commercials. Lawyers for Britney Spears are insisting that Kevin Federline pay his own legal bills from now on. Fiat heir Lapo Elkann got shot down by Czech supermodel Veronica Varekova, so now he’s going after Mary-Kate Olsen. Jonah Hill teaches you how to smoke weed out of an apple in the forthcoming stoner book Pot Culture. Jay-Z cleaned up at the pool table while hanging out at new “It” bar the Rusty Knot with LeBron James. A $1.8 million diamond necklace was stolen from the European Fine Art Fair in Holland. The Spielberg movie Catch Me If You Can is coming to Broadway, and will star Nathan Lane. Liz Smith re-creates a recent phone conversation blow-by-blow with Tom Hanks.