Nan and Gay Talese are at work on his and her memoirs about their allegedly open marriage. Jon Bon Jovi is not pleased an energy drink named Mijovi is selling well near his New Jersey residence. Ted Koppel dropped the asking price for his Potomac, Maryland, residence from $4.1 million to $2.3 million. Hillary Clinton complained about the traffic in the Hamptons during her fund-raising stint out east. Stand-up comic Phil Stellar entertained an audience at the Ziegfeld after a movie projector broke during a showing of Hairspray. Meryl Streep says she was kicked out of Yale Drama School for not working hard enough. Gwyneth Paltrow uses face cream that contains snake venom.
Residents of Park Avenue are not pleased Oscar de la Renta decided to move his fall Fashion Week show from Bryant Park to 583 Park. Charlie Sheen is trying to get Denise Richards to agree to looser visitation restrictions for their kids, but she’s not having any of it. Sumner Redstone tips a minimum of 40 percent but maybe does not include the cost of beverages. Brett Ratner’s first experience with oral sex was with a man, though he didn’t know it at the time. John Travolta has a personal umbrella holder to provide him with shade. Fox bought Irish musical Once for $500,000 at Sundance, and it’s grossed $6.2 million. (Also, the co-stars are dating.) Lance Bass and his Hairspray castmates partied at Brother Jimmy’s.