The invitations to last year’s benefit for Children for Children, Silda Wall Spitzer’s favorite charity, listed the wife of the disgraced governor by her maiden name, Silda Wall; on this year’s invitations, however, Silda Wall is once again Silda Spitzer. After Howard Stern called Gabourey Sidibe “the most enormous fat black chick I’ve ever seen” and said “she’s never going to be in another movie,” Sidibe’s mother shot back: “He can see, you can see, I can see … Gabby is a big woman. So, what’s wrong with that? He might not hire her, but someone else will.” In fact, Sidibe has reportedly been tapped for a recurring role on the new Showtime series The Big C alongside Laura Linney and Oliver Platt. According to publicist Peggy Siegal, Hamish Bowles and society types including Julia Koch and Kelly Klein will be extras in Oliver Stone’s upcoming Wall Street sequel; Donald Trump got a full line in the film, and Wall Street originals Charlie Sheen and Sylvia Miles will also appear. Venture capitalist and Padma Lakshmi’s baby daddy Adam Dell is reportedly negotiating for visitation rights, weekends, and vacations with his newborn daughter, Krishna. Beautiful people Ryan Reynolds and Scarlett Johansson still love each other very much and they’re permanently moving to a $2 million penthouse on the Upper East Side, in case you were concerned.
Mickey Rourke’s new, tall, hot, Russian squeeze, Anastassija Makarenko, looks just like Rourke’s ex. Joel Grey and Parker Posey sang “Happy Birthday” to 64-year-old Liza Minnelli at Birdland last week. Penn Badgley stood on an ottoman to watch Rufus Wainwright play at Rose Bar, while Scarlett Johansson, Lucy Liu, and Drew Barrymore took floor seats. Lou Reed and Laurie Anderson were also in the audience. Gavin Rossdale gave a surprise performance at the Bellagio’s Bank in Vegas on Sunday, and “women could barely contain themselves.” Amanda Seyfried and Julianne Moore have a steamy sex scene in their new thriller Chloe. Jessica Stam was spotted chatting with Zach Braff at King’s Cross. Jude Law and Bill Murray both lunched at Keith McNally’s new Bowery hot spot Pulino’s this week.
Bret Michaels admit it was difficult to sit across from Ivanka Trump on Celebrity Apprentice, because Mrs. Jared Kushner is so “smart, funny, witty, charming, and beautiful” that he wanted her on his reality show Rock of Love. Child star Corey Haim was laid to rest on Tuesday at a private funeral in his hometown of Toronto. Corey Feldman did not attend. Britney Spears’s Beverly Hills mansion, put on the market in September 2008 for nearly $8 million, has been re-listed for $5.5 million. Ronnie Spector, lead singer of the Ronettes, has still got it. Miley Cyrus tired of Twitter because, “I’d wonder why a thousand fans are outside the restaurant. Well hello, I just told them. I think everything is better when you’re not so wrapped up in [the Internet].” And Michael Lohan reportedly suffered a heart attack. Yeah.