Roger Clemens’s friendship with the black sheep of the Bush family, Sharon Bush, may cost him a pardon from George W. if he is convicted of perjury. Both HarperCollins and Random House are set to come out with books about George Steinbrenner. A “Page Six” spy thinks Howard Stern’s fiancée, Beth Ostrosky, wants to have a baby because she, uh, stopped to say hello to one. Will Ferrell and Tom Brokaw did an onstage bit together at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday for Ferrell’s Funny or Die tour. The New Yorker reveals that the late Bishop Paul Moore was a closeted homosexual. Tracy Westmoreland, owner of erstwhile dive bar Siberia, may play a bouncer in a movie called The Bouncer.
Perez Hilton promised some blogger he would promote his site if he sent him sex tapes, and now “Page Six” has the transcripts of their conversations. Selma Blair’s model boyfriend dumped her after he came back to their Hollywood home to find her sitting on the lap of another man. Ludacris says that Madonna would hang out on the set of husband Guy Richie’s RocknRolla, but not really bother anyone. Britney Spears brought a Dolce & Gabbana dress into a Betsey Johnson store on Melrose Avenue and asked to have a copy made. (They declined, but did sell her a wig.) Kate Hudson has been texting Justin Timberlake nonstop. Ashley Simpson giggled a lot during a set at Marquee and also sported a diamond “promise” band from boyfriend Pete Wentz. Josh Hartnett had to fly coach on the way back to New York after the Oscars because his United flight was overbooked. Barack Obama, like Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton, and George W. Bush, is left-handed. Playboy is trying to get Lindsay Lohan to participate in another Marilyn Monroe homage. A Times reporter was busted for lifting two lines in a drug story from a Miami Herald piece, but the paper won’t comment on his punishment. Morgan Spurlock says dirty food now doesn’t faze him after he developed dysentery while in Pakistan filming Where in the World Is Osama bin Laden?