Ivana Trump claims that she and husband Rossano Rubicondi are still in love, despite the fact that they’ve barely been spotted in public together since their wedding, 69 days ago. Beastie Boy Adam Yauch says his favorite childhood memory is shooting bottle rockets at the guys in the porno theater near his Brooklyn home. MTV shot a reality show starring Tinsley Mortimer, but canned it because it’s totally boring. Toby Young says it’s pretty unlikely that Graydon Carter will run a nice piece about the movie version of How to Lose Friends and Alienate People when it comes out. Alec Baldwin has come out against the horse-carriage trade in New York. Wayne Gretzky called Vogue intern and New York Ranger Sean Avery “the Charles Barkley of hockey.” Senator Chuck Schumer plays himself on Law and Order: Criminal Intent this Sunday.
Oprah’s best friend, Gayle King, recommended James Frey’s Bright Shiny Morning on Good Morning America, which is odd given how Oprah handled Frey when he was on her show. Mike Myers made interns go get him Silk nondairy creamer, Twizzlers, and raspberry seltzer while he was waiting backstage on Conan O’Brien. Molly Sims’s dog had to be admitted to a veterinary hospital because it either ate too much sand or drank too much salt water out on the South Fork. (The dog’s okay.) Jeremy Piven attempted to pick up Megan Fox with the line, “I don’t know you, but I should.” (It didn’t work.) Matt Dillon danced with customers at Sofrito restaurant, while ex-Knick Patrick Ewing cheered. Two Maxim models who are twins walked off the set of Catherine Zeta-Jones’s new movie, The Rebound, after director Bart Freundlich insisted they wear really skimpy, see-through bathing suits. Ultimate Fighting champ Chuck Liddell proposed to his girlfriend, Erin Wilson. Liza Minnelli tells Cindy Adams she lost 45 pounds just by dancing.