Chris Brown says he’s had it with his manager, whose suggestive texts were rumored to have sparked his infamous fight with Rihanna. Jay-Z paid tribute to the Notorious B.I.G. on Monday (the twelfth anniversary of the rapper’s death) by dancing incognito to his own songs mixed with B.I.G. tracks at Mr. West. Speaking of which, Post contributor Jonah Goldberg claims that he coined the phrase, “spending money like a pimp with a week to live,” a line that Bill Maher’s been taking credit for for years. Twilight’s smoldering star Robert Pattinson has a thing for Tina Fey.
Blake Lively and Penn Badgley were making out in the produce section of Whole Foods on Bowery. Amanda Bynes couldn’t get into Club H’Wood the other night because Doug Reinhart, her ex (and Paris Hilton’s current flame), was inside. T.I. partied at the Eldridge while filming the final episode of MTV’s Road to Redemption, and Paul Rudd liked getting naked back in his days as a frat boy.
Katie Couric, Lorraine Bracco, and Kelly Ripa celebrated former Disney bigwig Michael Eisner’s birthday at Fresco, while Tom Hanks bonded with his son Colin at the Cinema Society screening of The Great Buck Howard on Tuesday night. Will and Jada Pinkett Smith launched a Scientology-friendly high school after their home-schooling program filled up, and William Morrow (a division of HarperCollins) is paying Chesley Sullenberger $3 million for a two-book deal. People just can’t get enough of New York staples. Triple-Michelin-starred chef Marco Pierre White (and star of NBC’s new cooking competition, The Chopping Block) has a thing for our street food.