Chace Crawford and J.C. Chasez hung out with girls and drank Cristal at a Vegas party thrown by Michael Strahan. A bunch of Upper East Side housewives at the premiere of The Real Housewives of New York City hated on the show. Because they were jealous. Among the stipulations in Kimora Lee Simmons's contract rider is that her glass of Champagne must be filled whenever it gets below one inch. Employees at Philippe may have been watching celebs like Tom Brady and Gisele hook up in the restaurant's private room via security camera. A party in honor of Baird Jones (open bar, naturally) will be held at Plumm this Friday, with a memorial service to be held at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine Saturday afternoon.
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Lifelong New Yorker Mark Ronson was given an award for Best British Male last night at the Brit Awards in London. “I’ve never felt so British or male before in my life,” Ronson said in his fake British "Mid-Atlantic" accent after being presented the award by fellow American person Beth Ditto. “I didn’t think my chances were great.” We didn't either, because Mark Ronson is not actually British. But what's really weird is not the D.J.-producer's apparent identity crisis but the fact that the normally skeptical Brits are accepting him as one of their own. Why?, we wonder. We don't suspect for a minute that they are fooled by his ridiculous accent. What's next? Is Gwyneth going to get a BAFTA? Will Madonna get knighted? Is this all part of some new attempt to take back the colonies? Don't even try it, limeys. Daily Intel will never be swayed. Unless of course you are offering pounds
Mark Ronson Wins Best British Male at the Brit Awards [NME]
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So, People just told us that Grammy-winning Amy Winehouse producer Mark Ronson will be getting his U.S. citizenship in time for the upcoming election. Naturally our first thought on this was, Thank God. Because Mark Ronson's vote is really important. But then we were like, Wait, what? Mark Ronson isn't American? Has not the son of New York socialite Ann Dexter-Jones and stepson of Foreigner's Mick Jones, the brother of Charlotte and Samantha, lived in New York for basically the entire time we've been alive? Didn't he go Vassar? Wasn't he just at the Beatrice Inn? We checked: Yes, yes, and yes.
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In I'm Not There, Todd Haynes imagines seven different versions of Bob Dylan. Some people say that's six too many. We say Haynes is lazy. His film barely scratches the surface. Herewith, Bob Dylan No. 11: Williamsburg Dylan.
Paris Hilton has landed a starring role in a movie set in the year 2056, "when a plague nearly destroys the human race and survival is dependent upon being able to finance a pricey organ transplant." Anne Hathaway got into a fight with her boyfriend (who is being sued by Ron Burkle) during a screening of her movie in East Hampton, but she stayed with him at the after-party until the cops shut it down at 1 a.m. Madonna strolled into the Reebok Sports Club on Columbus Avenue without checking in. Tyra Banks and her family ate at Serendipity 3. The two assistants from Jane who were cast in SoapNet's Fashionista Diaries have been moved to CosmoGirl. Usher's pregnant girlfriend, whom he was slated to marry on Saturday until a last-minute cancellation, checked into a hospital for "pregnancy complications," though it may just be a ploy to get him back. Ivana Trump is set to get married for a third time, to Rossano Rubicondi.