PartyLines- photographs by Patrick McMullan

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Super Saturday 12, a Benefit for the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund

Nova’s Ark Project, Water Mill, New York. August 1, 2009. By Jada Yuan

Did Anderson Cooper cross the line on your talk show when he asked Bachelorette Jillian Harris how many people she slept with? “I don’t think so. It was an agreed-upon talk point. It was on the cards. The thing is, it was all on TV, so I think Why would it be such a big deal?” —Kelly Ripa

Donna Karan

How did you react when Kelly Killoren Bensimon re-signed her Real Housewives contract early? “I mean, she jumped in the water first because she kind of wanted to resurrect her horrendous reputation. Which, you know, good luck with that.” —Bethenny Frankel

Russell Simmons, Ming Lee, and Aoki Lee

What’s your strategy for shopping here? “Stop talking to reporters and start shopping.” —Blake Lively

Mariska Hargitay

Christy Turlington

Have you ever fought anyone over a piece of clothing? “Never. If I ever fought someone over a piece of clothing, I would, like, double the yoga and therapy. That would be a sign to me that I need to do some more work on myself.” —Kerry Washington

Mark Consuelos

What do you say to the rumor that you’re leaving The View? “Why would I leave? It’s my show. We’ve had a successful year and we’ll all be back arguing and hugging and all that.” —Barbara Walters

Gayle King

Hana Soukupova

What’s your shopping strategy today? “My shopping strategy is usually to find a chair where I can sit.” —Rudy Giuliani

Nanette Lepore

Rudy Giuliani is here. Will you talk to him about gay marriage? “If the president was here, I would.” —John Bartlett

Ali Lohan

Dina Lohan

Do any summer trends bug you? “I’m kinda into everything everyone’s doing for summer, those colorful sundresses and big hats and things like that. I just always say, don’t do too much at once.” —Rachel Zoe

Julie Henderson

Will there be a Sopranos movie? “We’ll see. We’re waiting for a good script.” —Lorraine Bracco

Carmen Marc Valvo

Shoshanna Lonstein Gruss

Do you have wild sample sales? “You just have to get the men out of the office that day, because girls just don’t care about taking their clothes off. I give the men in our office the day off. I get protective over the naked women.” —Charlotte Ronson

Beth Ostrosky

Has anything changed since you’ve had a baby? “Well, my breasts are definitely larger. It’s nice. It makes the stomach look smaller.” —Kelly Rutherford

Tommy Mottola & Thalia

Aida Turturro

Should there be fewer fashion shows? “I’m not going to play God and tell a designer who wants to put a collection out that they can’t. If they’re not good, you don’t see them next season. It just works that way.” —Fern Mallis

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