Jennifer Hudson tried to back out from performing at the Soul Train Awards in L.A., until Clive Davis gave her a stern talking to. Leonardo DiCaprio is in Israel visiting the family of girlfriend Bar Rafaeli. Lindsay Lohan has been hanging out with Jude Law in New York, but it’s unclear whether they’re dating. (Lindsay’s dad also gets out of jail today.) Eddie Vedder joined the band of teenager Miles Robbins, son of Tim Robbins and Susan Sarandon, for an impromptu jam session at a bar. Harvey Weinstein is trying to buy fashion house Halston, but not for girlfriend Georgina Chapman. Marc Jacobs is in rehab in Arizona, and “Page Six”-ers are annoyed they didn’t get the scoop. Foxy Brown is banned from Junior’s in Brooklyn for dining-and-dashing on a $53 bill and then lying about it.
Liz Hurley and Arun Nayar did not technically get married in India because they never completed the traditional Hindu ceremonies. Dominick Dunne had (a maybe business?) lunch with Anna Wintour. Donald Trump thinks we are at war because of Judith Miller and the New York Times. Brooke Shields accidentally locked herself in her trailer on the set of Lipstick Jungle. Al Sharpton supports hospital workers union 1199, but it’s not because they once gave him free office space, he says. Sylvester Stallone was busted for steroids in Australia. Snoop Dogg was busted for weed in Sweden. Robbie Williams is out of rehab for prescription drugs, though a British newspaper points to his daily habit of “36 super-strength double espresso coffees, 60 Silk Cut cigarettes and around 20 cans of energy drink Red Bull” as a sign of his caffeine addiction. Don King is teaming up with Mike Tyson to promote discount baby products. Liz Smith paid tribute to Ann Richards at the Texas Hall of Fame Awards in Austin.