Renée Zellweger bought an employee at Saks Fifth Avenue in Southampton a pair of Manolos the two had been eyeing together. Top Chef gay-bashing victim Josie Smith-Malave spoke at a fund-raiser for potential mayoral candidate and current city comptroller William Thompson. Kaz Bayati, the owner of Persian eatery Persepolis, claims his quote in support of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in AM New York was taken out of context. Anna Anisimova finds it strange that people care how much money she spends on Hamptons rentals. British Foreign Secretary David Miliband has scheduled a meeting with Angelia Jolie to discuss "global diplomacy," and he'll write about it on his blog. Tony Bennett officially ended his marriage to Sandra Grant Bennett and married the younger Susan Crow, though Grant is still bitter she didn't marry Joe DiMaggio instead.
The New Yorker confuses Robert Frost and David Frost (whoops!), much to the amusement of both "Page Six" and the Gatecrasher. Porn star Jenna Jameson has lost a lot of weight and has started acting unprofessionally since her divorce. Real-estate developer Harry Macklowe gets preferential treatment at all Icon parking garages in Manhattan. Ben Widdicombe got an earful from Pauly Shore. The Russian Tea Room uses out-of-context quotes to give the impression that it has been well reviewed. Tom Wolfe will give a speech in Miami about art and architecture. A number of J.P. Morgan bankers are expected to attend Dana Vachon's book party tomorrow night, despite the treatment the firm (or, rather, the fictitious firm based on Morgan) gets in the book.
Bill Maher is upset that Arianna Huffington removed comments advocating the death of Dick Cheney from her blog. Someone is buying Leonard Bernstein's old apartment in the Dakota for $25.5 million, but brokers maintain it's not Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes. Grey's Anatomy producers are using Isaiah Washington's recent gay slurs as leverage in salary negotiations. A dog bit Rachael Ray on the leg in Union Square. Will Smith hurt his shoulder. Kanye West is shipping a Welsh chef across the Atlantic just for a business meeting. Daniel Boulud leased a wine locker in his upcoming restaurant to a banker for $15,000 a year. K-Fed partied in Vegas while the kids slept with a nanny in a hotel room. More nude Britney Spears pics will soon be auctioned off to the tabloids.