Ethan Hawke is dating the woman who used to be his kids’ nanny. Mayor Bloomberg hit Joey Pantoliano with his car. Former Condé Nast chairman Steve Florio is still in the hospital despite having suffered a stroke two weeks ago. Former Sopranos star Aida Turturro left Stereo the other night after finding out that the stagehands’ strike was over. Fergie took the stage twenty minutes late at a Wilhelmina party because of a wardrobe malfunction. A fourteen-acre property in Southampton is going on sale for $59 million.
The Parks Department doesn’t use blowers anymore in Central Park because they pollute too much. A detective hired by Soundgarden front man Chris Cornell’s ex-wife broke into Cornell’s house, and now he’s (rightfully) pressing charges. Pete Wentz says he’s not filing a cease-and-desist against the band that made fun of his girlfriend, contrary to what the Post declared last week. The Reverend Al Sharpton and the Reverend Jesse Jackson haven’t pledged their total support to Obama yet because he hasn’t promised them anything yet in return. Lance Bass left a restroom without washing his hands, and then the former N*Sync star was almost not let into Pink Elephant. Paris, in particular the area around the Champs-Élysées, is experiencing a crime explosion. Val Kilmer tried to be healthy by eating tuna instead of pasta at a party. Mickey Rourke and Benicio Del Toro got drunk in Miami. Amy Sacco bought an apartment in London. Cyndi Lauper sucked down helium balloons before performing Time After Time at a benefit. Iman says her father had to pay her cousin to take her to her prom. Producers of The Simpsons stopped using Star Trek’s George Takei to do voice-overs because he “creeped out the staff” and kept calling one of the interns “sweetie.”