John McCain and James Gandolfini ate together in Columbus Circle, where they discussed Gandolfini’s Iraq doc and McCain’s disgust with Columbia University. Rachel Zoe left her agency Magnet and her home was burglarized, but she says that neither has anything to do with her boast that she’s more influential than Anna Wintour. Kate Hudson and Ron Burkle went out again, this time at Upstairs on Spring Street. Mary-Kate Olsen exclaimed to a partygoer at the Beatrice Inn, “Christ saves all! I save all” before smooching him on the cheek. Tyra Banks jumped off a garbage truck wearing a bright orange jumpsuit on 57th Street. Richard Gere bought an apartment in Julian Schnabel’s building.
A new porn video titled Not the Bradys XXX is selling well following the claim that the actresses who played Jan and Marica Brady had a lesbian fling while filming the show. British actress Amara Karan doesn’t want her mom to see her make out with Jason Schwartzman in The Darjeeling Limited. Producers of Janice Dickinson’s reality TV show had to remove the minibar from her hotel suite after she racked up a $900 tab. The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford director Andrew Dominik says he’ll never work with James Carville (who has a cameo) again, because the Ragin’ Cajun came unprepared and couldn’t get his lines right. Car king Lee Iacocca thinks that there’s something wrong “philosophically” with George Bush’s brain and that Jeb would have made the better president. Jimmy Buffett is claiming that the “Carrothead” kids’ club of Six Flags theme parks is in copyright violation of his “Parrothead” adult fan club. In his memoir, Police Academy star Steve Guttenberg claims he once tied up a woman for some S&M play, went out to get “protection,” and then couldn’t remember where she lived. Cindy Adams says that either the Mets or the Yankees have expressed interest in signing Barry Bonds for next season.