Lindsay Lohan is not just messy! Burglars really did try to break into her house the other day. Spencer Pratt posted his cell-phone number on Twitter, Miley Cyrus gave him a call, and now they’re going on a double date. Chelsea Clinton stripped down to her sports bra and showed off her six-pack as she sweated her way through Soul Cycle’s spin class. Hugh Jackman celebrated passing his driver’s test at the Staten Island DMV by buying a sandwich and some lottery tickets.
Tina Fey says she gets some of her best 30 Rock catchphrases from her 3-year-old daughter. Francis Ford Coppola was all set for his big comeback at Cannes (he hasn’t been invited to the festival since Apocalypse Now), but was shot down when his latest film, Tetro, was only offered an out-of-competition spot. When Steven Spielberg’s kids couldn’t find a video game they liked, Spielberg (a big Wii fan) just made his own. J. Ezra Merkin’s Madoff middle-man dealings haven’t stopping him from climbing the ranks at Fifth Avenue Synagogue; he’s succeeding Hummer tycoon Ira Rennert as its board chairman. Emilio Estefan stopped by the White House last week to talk to Obama about the Castro regime’s brutality before he eased sanctions. Michelle Obama will be introduced by Caroline Kennedy as an honorary chairperson at American Ballet Theater’s spring gala.
In an un-Charlotte-like moment, Kristen Davis said she might never get married. Both of Rob Lowe’s nannies finally dropped their sexual-harassment charges against him, just as he dropped the blackmail charges he had against one of them. After serving time for drug possession, theft, and animal cruelty, DMX has been released from an Arizona prison.
Vanity Fair’s “Young, Gorgeous and Recession Proof” scenesters, like Amanda Hearst, Dabney Mercer, Emma Snowdon-Jones, and Vito Schnabel, danced the night away at Goldbar while Alexandra and Theodora Richards D.J.-ed. Mary J. Blige got her hair done at the Plaza’s Warren-Tricomi salon. Owen Wilson took a cute brunette to lunch at P.J. Clarke’s. Tori Spelling’s husband’s ex-wife, Mary Jo Eustace, trashes Tori in her upcoming tell-all, Divorce Sucks.