Lydia Hearst resents being compared to Paris Hilton because she says she’s a “supermodel” while Paris is merely a “celebrity.” Frankie Delgado had to remind Brody Jenner that the cute blonde who approached him in Washington Square Park was actually one of Jenner’s conquests from Cabo. DUDE! Music mogul Charlie Walk and magazine publisher Jason Binn almost didn’t make it through security at Newark Airport because Walk’s titanium black card set off the metal detector. John Edwards might not be allowed to speak the DNC in Denver because of his alleged affair with Rielle Hunter.
Javier Bardem laughed at his make-out scenes during a screening of Vicky Cristina Barcelona. Dennis Hopper says he was almost entirely cut out of Swing Vote. Matthew Mellon’s new girlfriend, Nicole Hanley, may take over as a partner at Degrees of Freedom, the fashion company he launched with ex-girlfriend Noelle Reno. Georgina Bloomberg would have tried out for the U.S. Olympic equestrian team, but her horse got injured. (She’ll try out in 2012.) Eighty writers, including Jay McInerney, Alec Baldwin, and E.L. Doctorow, will gather at a cocktails benefit at the East Hampton Library before splitting off for 22 dinner parties at nearby houses. (“Alec” Kuczynski and Charles Stevenson are hosting one, though we think “Page Six” means “Alex.”) Mariah Carey dropped $125,000 to rent the eight-acre Stone Meadow Farm in East Hampton for one week this month. (Def Jam’s L.A. Reid will host a wedding party there for her.) The East 58th Street club space that formerly housed Au Bar is for rent. Federal Express founder Fred Smith says he has no interest in being John McCain’s vice-president. Brad Pitt has signed on to star in Quentin Tarantino’s remake of Inglorious Bastards.