Scarlett Johansson and Ryan Reynolds got in a fight just before San Diego’s Comic-Con convention, during which ScarJo “got so angry she threatened to take off her wedding band.” Reynolds also asked Johansson to quit smoking as a one-year-anniversary present to him. She’s looking into seeing a hypnotist. Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer fed each other sushi between smooches at Nobu the other night. Watch out, Sebastian: 16-year-old Taylor Momsen tells Teen Vogue “I live a very adult life. What am I going to do, hang out with high-school kids? I just can’t relate to what they talk about I would eat a boy my age alive.” After a piece in LA Weekly suggested that Marilyn Manson is a paranoid cocaine addict, Manson issued a threat to all journalists (via his MySpace blog) daring them to comment further on him, claiming he will “greet them at their home and discover just how much they believe in their freedom of speech.” Kid Rock thinks Twitter is “gay.”
Bar Refaeli is getting over Leo by frolicking around the pool at St. Tropez’s Hotel Byblos with Brazilian playboy (and Gisele’s former flame) Ricardo Mansur. Because all pretty people date the same people. George Clooney, as usual, has been traipsing around Milan with a hot Italian girl. We never thought we’d see the day: Guys are getting sick of seeing Megan Fox everywhere, and a dozen male-focused websites have ordained August 4 an official “Megan Fox media blackout day.” And Katy Perry tried to fool photographers while leaving East Side Ink tattoo parlor Monday night, showing off a fake tattoo of Josh Groban’s name on her right breast (whom she was rumored to have dated last year). Except that she misspelled it.
Kate Beckinsale celebrated her 36th birthday just like everyone else: partying with Victoria Beckham and Eva Longoria in L.A. Unfortunately for Lindsay Lohan, her 5 a.m. breakdown outside Samantha Ronson’s house was caught on camera by TMZ. Jay-Z just signed a book deal. Dustin Hoffman and Paul Giamatti ate ribs at Indochine. LeBron James and Jimmy Iovine showed off their dancing skills at West Hollywood’s Skybar. Twilight’s Bobby Long performed at Arlene’s Grocery. Adrian Grenier said that 1984’s Splash is what turned him into an animal lover.
Semi Precious Weapons front man Justin Tranter made out with America’s Next Top Model winner Caridee English in the pool of L.A.’s Mondrian hotel. Holly Montag says her sister Heidi Pratt’s upcoming Playboy spread is “tasteful.” Paris Hilton says she’s still tormented by the 2003 sex tape that made her famous. Madonna’s biceps are making her look manorexic. Russell Brand has been wandering around the city with some girl dressed as his twin.