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Paris Cheered by Blackstone Bid

• Did Steve Schwarzman’s bid for Hilton Hotels help bring Paris Hilton and Lindsay Lohan back together again? [Gossip Girls via DealBreaker]
• She might not be so hot at spotting WMD, but former CIA big shot Jami Miscik is good enough to be the “global head of sovereign risk” at Lehman. [Fortune]
• Threatening letters against Goldman Sachs continue to turn up at newspapers; Feds now investigating disgruntled former employees. [NYP]

• Valentino Spa Group bought a 45 percent stake in Proenza Schouler. [British Vogue]
• England bans models under 16 years old from the catwalk. [London Observer]
• First there were rumors of an H&M landing on Delancey Street. Now, Steve Madden is opening a shop on Rivington. [Racked]

• After two special issues Page Six: The Magazine will go weekly [Radar]
• The Dow Jones board met with Ron Burkle and Brad Greenspan, but a deal seems extremely unlikely. Former Dow CEO Peter Kann said, “The search for any buyer but Murdoch makes little sense to me.” [WSJ]
• And the real Springfield is in … Vermont. The town of 9,300 people will host the premiere of The Simpsons movie. Mr. Plow makes so much more sense now. [USAT]

• Peter Barta’s taping his co-workers prompts the question: Why do Legal Aid lawyers change their clothes so frequently? [Above the Law]
• Chief Judge Judith Kaye postponed the judiciary’s threatened lawsuit over pay raises. [New York Law Journal]
• What New York firm has the best gym benefits? [Above the Law]

Paris Cheered by Blackstone Bid