Victoria’s Secret model Selita Ebanks did karaoke with drag queens at Lucky Cheng’s before partying at Greenhouse to celebrate her birthday. Also, Jude Law got tips at the Box on going drag for his next film, in which he’ll be playing transvestite supermodel Minx. Patriots wide receiver Wes Walker lent teammate Tom Brady a hand by samba-ing with his girlfriend, Gisele Bündchen, in Rio a while back while Brady stayed home with an injured knee. So generous! Also in Rio for Carnevale were Matthew McConaughey, Sylvester Stallone, and Kevin Spacey.
Derek Jeter might be taking dating tips from Madonna. The Yankee heartthrob is also dating a 22-year-old (a marketing major at FIT, not a Brazilian model). Speaking of youngsters, Brangelina brought their young brood to see The Little Mermaid on Broadway, and Keith Richards let his son Marlon eat ants as a child.
Forty years later, Van Morrison says he isn’t too crazy about his hit Brown Eyed Girl. Apparent indie-rock groupie Rachael Ray hopped onstage with Semi Precious Weapons and screamed, “Not only is lead singer Justin Tranter the most attractive person I’ve seen, but I also want his high-heeled boots!” And despite a recent bout with tendinitis, country crooner Jewel will “cha-cha with the best of them” on Dancing With the Stars. That’s a relief.
A handwritten note from John Lennon, in which he complains about the security at his Dakota apartment less than a year before his death, is selling for $54,000. J. Lo and Marc Anthony filed a $5 million lawsuit against British baby-stroller firm Silver Cross Lt, who, the A-listers say, illegally published photos of them doting over their twins.
Katie Holmes was spotted sobbing while filming her upcoming flick, The Extra Man, and Kim Kardashian’s mad because everyone wants to hack into her e-mail account. Ed Westwick and Jessica Szohr canoodled at Westside Tavern, Top Chef Hosea Rosenberg made out with former competitor Leah Cohen at West Village watering hole Madame X, and Sexy Tudors star Jonathan Rhys Meyers is back in rehab. Also, Penélope Cruz doesn’t understand this whole jet-lag thing. “I land, I bathe, I call for the hairdresser. I go.”