Ethan Hawke said he was really excited about Obama at the Comedy Central election-night bash, where people started throwing John McCain cupcakes at each other. Harvey Weinstein called the Obama win “a great day for America,” and had invited the Clintons to his returns-watching party at Public House, but they stayed home in Chappaqua. Joan Rivers went to vote at Christ Church on Park Avenue with a TV crew and called out from the booth, where she was filling out a paper ballot because the machines were down, “How do you spell Bloomberg?” No one said you weren’t wacky, Joan.
Superbroker Dolly Lenz says she has twelve BlackBerrys, but usually carries no more than three. Daniel Radcliffe says he’s so short that he can walk around Manhattan undetected. Real Housewife Countess Luann de Lesseps supposedly showed up to a party “disoriented,” and “couldn’t stand still.” Diddy will supposedly celebrate his 39th birthday tonight at Mansion. Ivana Trump bravely refuses to believe that her new husband cheated on her. Janet Jackson brought her own bottle of red wine to the party at Citrine after her concert. That saves money!
In what appears to be her shortest column ever, Cindy Adams says she stood in line to vote with schools chancellor Joel Klein and with Jonathan Tisch. Chace Crawford lost a drinking challenge at Southern Hospitality to a bunch of girls. Enquirer editor David Perel may prove that John Edwards is the father of mistress Rielle Hunter’s child by taking some of the baby’s wiped-up poop he supposedly stole and testing its DNA against what found on some glass John Edwards drank from. Carrie Underwood went off on all celebs who publicly endorse a candidate.
Christiane Amanpour may finally be getting her own CNN show, partly because she supposedly had a hissy fit when she found out that Fareed Zakaria had just gotten his own CNN show. Top Hollywood agent Todd Shemarya is being accused in a lawsuit of all sorts of nasty stuff, like making his assistant take dictation while he used the bathroom and stealing swag from clients Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston. Perez Hilton was served with legal papers for plagiarism. Cameron Diaz was outside smoking the whole time at Drew Barrymore’s Halloween party, but when people would ask her for a cigarette, she’d say no. Unhealthy and rude, Cameron. Courtenay Semel has apparently been cut off cash-wise by her dad, Yahoo CEO Terry Semel.