Though Anna Wintour was slated to attend Diesel’s runway show on Tuesday, she got wind of the lines outside the tent and immediately exited the premises. To make matters worse, a woman spilled the contents of her purse onto the runway right in front of Carine Roitfeld, and someone else was gabbing loudly on her cell phone and blowing her nose just as the show was about to start. Justin Timberlake made all staff members working on his William Rast show sign an agreement that they wouldn’t gossip about him. While celebrating husband Pete Wentz’s new fashion line at Andaz Wall Street, Ashlee Simpson refused to make an appearance until all paparazzi had exited the premises. Beyoncé and Jay-Z escaped the Fashion Week hubbub by jetting off to Santiago, where they lounged by the W Hotel’s pool, sipping virgin strawberry mojitos and munching on seviche. Ever the authority on healthy body image, Victoria Beckham announced on The View that models shouldn’t be discriminated against because they’re a size zero, noting that “most of these girls are naturally thin.” Angelina Jolie, however, ordered (and presumably ate) gelato with her brood in Venice. Though there was something freaky going on with her jawline.
Gabourey Sidibe isn’t bothered that she was excluded from Vanity Fair’s all-skinny-white-girl “Young Hollywood” cover, commenting, “At first I though, ‘Hmm, should I be there?’ Then I very quickly got over it. I think if I were a part of that shoot I would have felt a little left out anyway.” Joining the ranks of other well-adjusted reality stars, Kristin Cavallari was “wasted” at the Super Bowl, “going around to everyone, asking them to score her some coke.” She’s also “getting scary thin and not showering regularly.” Former America’s Next Top Model contestant Atalya Slater got into a catfight over a coat with a female partygoer at 1Oak and had to be dragged out of the club with a police escort. Her victim, however, had to be rushed to the hospital via ambulance. Jon Gosselin finally reached a settlement with TLC after months of litigation involving the network’s claim that he breached his contract by making TV appearances without their permission.
Robert De Niro snuggled up to Jeff Bridges at AARP’s Movies for Grown-Ups Awards. Bridges was named best actor over 50, and De Niro, who scored the lifetime achievement award, commented, “What are they going to give me 40 years from now — the He Lived Too Long Award?” Director Darren Aronofsky kept the location of his Provocateur wrap party a secret until an hour before the event, where Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Greg Bello, and Rachel Weisz (who’s engaged to Aronofsky) saw a sneak peek of the film. Alec Baldwin’s new 30 Rock love interest is inspired by CNBC anchor Melissa Francis, who wanted to play the character herself, but producers preferred Elizabeth Banks. Gwyneth Paltrow claims she did not bring two bodyguards, two nannies, a chef, and a personal trainer with her to Nashville while filming Love Don’t Let Me Down, though a “source” says she did. Lindsay Lohan got locked out of her London hotel at 4:30 a.m., banging loudly on the door and disrupting the peace. The quickest way to land a role on TV? Date George Clooney. His Italian flame, Elisabetta Canalis, is in talks to join the cast of TNT’s drama, Leverage. Serena Williams, meanwhile, enrolled at the Palm Beach Nail School to become a certified nail technician.