Angie Harmon cornered Leighton Meester for twenty minutes at a party in L.A. and told her she was obsessed with Gossip Girl. Michael Lohan is reopening his divorce from Dina Lohan because he claims she won’t let him see their kids. Sumner Redstone, Steven Spielberg, Oprah Winfrey, and a bunch of gays were among the guests at Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes’s weekend housewarming party.
Banking heir Matthew Mellon traded his fiancée and business partner, Noelle Reno, for designer Nicole Hanley. Cynthia Rowley was shot at Strand bookstore for one of the “Just Ask the Locals” ads, though the finished ad inexplicably hypes midtown’s Kinokuniya Books instead. An extra ferry had to be brought in to bring some guests and horses to Governors Island for polo this weekend because a rain storm halted boat service. Mike Myers annoyed some of MTV’s staff when hosting the Movie Awards because he’s a “perfectionist” and thus “not easy to work with.” The brother of Kazakhstan’s president just bought a $20 million apartment at the Plaza Hotel. Selita Ebanks and Kanye West looked “cozy” at Tenjune and then left together. Ashlee Simpson is having a boy because she was spotted at a baby boutique in Vegas buying a onesie with the phrase “I’m just like my dad.” New Jersey governor Jon Corzine had dinner at San Pietro with former U.S. Commerce secretary Bill Daley. (Wall Street deal-maker Joe Perella stopped by to say hello.) John Travolta sported a handlebar mustache while having brunch at the Brasserie, where he left a 30 percent tip. David Byrne thinks New York still has plenty of excitement, “if you look for it.” Kelsey Grammer suffered a mild heart attack. Liz Smith blames Tatum O’Neal’s drug arrest on her Oscar victory at the age of 10 and bad parenting.