Gossip Girl Casts Vanessa’s Mom
But who is her father?By Jessica Pressler
But who is her father?By Jessica Pressler
Also, he kind of blew up on his own network.By Chris Rovzar
A new website sets out to debunk all the celebrity stories worth reading.By Chris Rovzar
So far, it does not seem to have penetrated the surface layers.By Jessica Pressler
Where the bold-face names ate and drank this week.By Bridget Wade
Dan Abrams's new website has a bold new plan.By Chris Rovzar
Great Scot! Also, Dakota Fanning goes goth, topless photos of Megan Fox get "leaked," and more events infinitely stranger than anything the mind of man could invent, in our daily gossip roundup.By Katie Goldsmith
Hiii there, little journalist. Would you like some candy? You just have to come over here to get it. OVER TO THE DARK SIDE.By Jessica Pressler
No, no. It made us actually go, 'WHAT ON EARTH IS GOING ON??' That's what we meant.By Chris Rovzar
So far, it's looking like not the 'top' ones.By Jessica Pressler
Bars in Brooklyn have shunned the cast members, so he lets them shoot at his East Village hangout. Plus, Meryl wants to do a Broadway show and Daniel Day-Lewis annoys. In Monday's gossip roundup!By Tim Murphy
Before news was even out about Maddow's new show, Olbermann was crowing that it was his decision.By Chris Rovzar
The 'Post' and 'Daily News' explain all. Plus, gossip about Barack and Michelle Obama, Madonna, and Kirsten Dunst in our daily column roundup.
Madonna and Guy Richie may or may not be breaking up because Madonna "lost respect" for Richie when she found out he embellished his working-class roots. The upside: She may be moving to NYC! Matt Lauer has foolishly agreed to be roasted by the Friar's Club. Donatella Versace is appearing at Barneys today to tout her menswear line. Foxy Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin and Representative Anthony Weiner totally acted like a couple during David Paterson's swearing-in ceremony in Albany yesterday. Mary-Louise Parker is bad at giving directions to people in the West Village, even though she lives there. Cindy Adams thinks both Andrew Cuomo and Michael Bloomberg will make runs for governor.
FINANCE • Meet David "Bones" Viniar, the reclusive Goldman CFO who's quadrupled profits in the last eight years. A graduate of Bronx Science, he sits at the top, surveying his domain, as CEOs come and go. [Financial News via DealBook/NYT] • Stephen Feinberg's Cerberus is clearly the hedge fund's hedge fund: to help finance the firm's acquisition of Chrysler, Feinberg roped in $100 million from at least four other top firms — and made them pay for the privilege. [Deal Journal/WSJ] • Another sign that we're in the wrong business: Henry Kravis managed to ink an $8 billion buy-out, later back out of the deal, and then even got his bankers to step up and pay the penalties. [MarketBeat/WSJ]
Al Gore hung out at Sting's apartment on Central Park West after the Live Earth concert. Roger Clemens got his hair highlighted for $120 at the Pierre Michel Salon. Jane Pratt feels vindicated now that Jane magazine has folded. Newly IPO'd billionaire Stephen Schwarzman and his wife dined at Club 55 in St. Tropez. A movie starring Alec Baldwin is set to hit theaters, even though he doesn't want it released because he thinks it's so bad it's "unrecognizable." Jon Bon Jovi took a helicopter to Ron Perelman's party in the Hamptons. Teri Hatcher acted like a diva at Eva Longoria's wedding. A clubgoer caught Paris Hilton smoking pot.
The death of Isabella Blow by either cancer or suicide dominated conversation at the Costume Institute Gala last night. (We've got a Costume Institute slideshow and a tribute to Blow by Harriet Mays Powell and Amy Larocca.) Tom Brokaw won't return to the anchor's seat at NBC News despite the network's slip in the ratings. While out shopping, Owen Wilson and Kate Hudson had difficulty getting into Tom Ford's new store. The widow of Dr. Robert Atkins is embroiled in a legal battle for her late husband's $100 million trust. Rosie O'Donnell is angling for the host slot on The Price Is Right. Amy Poehler and Will Arnett upgraded their West Village digs. Dan Abrams broke some cuff links, so he had to use dental floss to fasten plastic clips on his shirt. Like every other actor in New York, Cynthia Nixon will appear on an episode of Law & Order.