Large amounts of opened prescription drug bottles, like Klonopin, Vicoprofen, Topomax, and Ativan, were found in Brittany Murphy’s nightstand. Adrian Grenier, clad in a lumberjack hat and Velvet Underground T-shirt, played bongos and the recorder and danced with his new-wave folk band, the Honey Brothers, at Williamsburg’s Brooklyn Bowl. Victoria Beckham “did the robot dance” during a West End performance of Jersey Boys. Rachel McAdams was spotted in Nolita with Ben Jackson, Jude Law’s former-model assistant. And Brody Jenner finally broke up with his porn star turned Hills star girlfriend, Jayde Nicole, after announcing his plan to do so on national television. J. Lo’s German shepherd, Floyd, allegedly head-butted her housekeeper and bit her personal assistant.
After a yearlong on- and off-screen relationship, Entourage’s Jamie-Lynn Sigler and Jerry Ferrara have split. Sigler spent the weekend hanging out with Lance Bass at Susan Sarandon’s ping-pong club, Spin, and Ferrara partied at L.A.’s Voyeur with Kevin Connolly. A Reeseless Jake Gyllenhaal partied at the God’s Love We Deliver benefit at the Smyth Hotel, along with Matt Dillon, Gina Gershon, and Philip Seymour Hoffman, while Agyness Deyn made out with an “unidentified gentleman” in front of Mark Ronson’s D.J. booth. And a day after being fined for drunk driving, British rocker and former Kate Moss–flame Pete Doherty has been charged with heroin possession.
Warner Brothers bigwigs are angry because Robert Downey Jr. keeps joking about the gay romance between Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, when “the studio wants to position this as an action-packed adventure, not Brokeback Mountain 2.” Carrie Underwood is engaged to Ottawa hockey player Mike Fisher. The butter-friendly Paula Deen created a special menu for Kevin Jonas on the night before his wedding.
Leighton Meester is testing the limits of smoky eye shadow and black leather. Eva Longoria is launching her own fragrance. Maria Shriver got a parking ticket in West L.A., then rolled through a stop sign. Steve Wynn is busy prepping a $100 million day-and-night beach club at Encore. Simon Hammerstein is opening a Moscow outpost of the Box for New Year’s Eve. And Britney Spears posted a list of the 75 most ridiculous stories written about her this year, including that she made requests for stripper poles in her bedroom and her family eats squirrels.