Alec Baldwin supposedly got really angry with Diane Sawyer after she had to reschedule their interview about his new divorce memoir because of her husband Mike Nichols’s heart surgery. Hillary Clinton’s foxy aide Huma Abedin is still dating Representative Anthony Weiner. Lindsay Lohan and Samantha Ronson smooched on Mulberry Street. Governor David Paterson made a joke about how he is “paid by the hour” at a recent benefit at Russell Simmons’s house in the Hamptons — an obvious shot at Eliot Spitzer.
A bunch of wealthy famous folks, including Oprah Winfrey, J. Lo, Sylvester Stallone, Naomi Campbell, and Denise Rich, are hanging out on assorted yachts at various chic European watering holes this week. Sid Bernstein, the man who first brought the Beatles to America and also introduced fans to a bunch of other big acts like the Rolling Stones at Shea Stadium, is sad no one thought to invite him to the last-ever concert at Shea. Some stranger crashed the memorial service of Emmy-winning producer Robert Calhoun at Compass restaurant on West 70th Street just to get a bunch of free booze. Allegedly straight party boy Al Reynolds showed up at Miami Fashion Week party with a date who looked exactly like ex-wife Star Jones. Nicole Trunfio, the new face of Guess?, kind of styles herself after drugged-out singer Amy Winehouse. Sarah Jessica Parker will bring her new art-competition reality show, tentatively titled American Artist to Bravo. Chace Crawford celebrated his 23rd birthday at Casa el San hotel in Water Mill with Blake Lively, Penn Badgley, and 200 others. Philly TV newsman Larry Mendte is being charged with leaking details of co-anchor Alycia Lane’s private life to “Page Six” and other gossip outlets. Warren Beatty, Annette Bening, and their 16-year-old daughter ate at Serendipity.