Zac Efron’s Parents Used to Tell Him to Shut Up When He Sang

Kelly Bensimon was asking everyone to smell her natural body odor at the Stoli Gala Applik party the other night. Zac Efron thinks most of his movies are boring, and when he used to sing as a child, his parents would tell him to shut up. Tracy Morgan joined Twitter and already has over 4,000 followers, but Miley Cyrus is deleting her account because her co-star and rumored boyfriend, Liam Hemsworth, deleted his. Hilary Swank thinks it’s okay to walk around naked in front of her boyfriend’s 6-year-old son. And Marge Simpson is gracing the cover of Playboy’s November issue and also has a three-page spread. Watch out, Heidi Montag.

Agyness Deyn refused the booze at Wednesday’s Cinema Society/Dior Beauty screening of An Education because her boyfriend, Albert Hammond Jr., is in rehab. Meanwhile, Mischa Barton jumped out of a cab in front of East 10th’s Black & White Bar hollering, “I need a drink!” While in Paris, Bruce Willis decided to invest in a low-priced Polish vodka brand. Bono and his entourage hit up Avenue after his (Red) Nights Concert at Carnegie Hall, then popped some bubbly around 4:45 a.m. at the Royalton Hotel. Shwayze and Cisco Adler celebrated their “Get U Home” tour at Tenjune. Diddy celebrated his new record deal at L.A.’s Guys and Dolls, partying it up with his current girlfriend, Cassie, and his ex, Kim Porter.

John Mayer and Gerard Butler dined at the Chateau Marmont, but not together. Nicolas Cage owes nearly $7 million in unpaid taxes. Geri Halliwell re-wore her seven-year-old Oscar dress to a London charity event, and she looks better in it this time around. Even though Khloe Kardashian married Laker Lamar Odom, she’s keeping her last name because it makes her “more marketable.” Chris Noth and Seth Meyers don’t have much faith in the Yankees. And Star Jones treated the unfortunate partygoers at Wednesday’s Sony VAIO bash to a PDA with her husband, Herb Wilson.

When Maurice Sendak, author and illustrator of Where the Wild Things Are, was asked what to say to parents who feared Spike Jonze’s film version might be too scary, Sendak replied, “I would tell them to go to hell … if they can’t handle it, go home.” Elizabeth Taylor tweets that she’s just peachy after her heart procedure. Bill Clinton inaugurated the “Lincoln and New York” exhibit at the New York Historical Society’s gala. When Woody Harrelson needed an explanation as to why he punched a paparazzo at La Guardia, Paul McCartney told him to say he mistook the photographer for a zombie, so he did. And Dina Lohan is furious that her ex, Michael, reported that LiLo has a drug problem, but when asked if there was truth to his statement, she responded, “I have no idea what he is talking about. I can’t comment on everything my ex says.” Was that a no?

Zac Efron’s Parents Used to Tell Him to Shut Up When He Sang