Turns out Jessica Szohr had been seeing not one, but several guys behind Ed Westwick’s back, and now poor Westwick is “devastated.” Chace Crawford backed out of starring in the upcoming Footloose remake (this is after Zac Efron also declined the role, for fear of being typecast). Before heading out to Haiti Sunday morning, Leonardo DiCaprio partied with Bar Refaeli, Janet Jackson, and Busta Rhymes to celebrate Q-Tip’s birthday in South Beach. Anna Wintour took Bee to Pulino’s for pizza, though it’s unclear whether she ingested any herself. And when Carolina Herrera consoled Tinsley Mortimer on her separation from Topper, she had no idea she was being filmed for High Society. “It’s not my aspiration to appear on a reality show,” she commented. “That’s the last thing I need in my life.” It’s a shame more celebrities don’t feel the same way.
Sigourney Weaver attacked the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, claiming they were overeager to name the first female Best Director, and the only reason James Cameron didn’t win is because he “didn’t have breasts.” Jon Voight thinks President Obama is a Communist. At the ripe age of 84, Hugh Hefner has decided to ditch his harem for one bunny in particular, Crystal Harris. Hef also doled out his best advice for Tiger Woods and Jesse James, commenting, “When you get married, you make a commitment. I had a lot of girlfriends, but it’s not the same as cheating. I don’t cheat. I am very open about what I do … Sandra Bullock’s husband looks like a real creep.” Michelle “Bombshell” McGee apologized to Sandra Bullock on an Australian TV show and blamed Jesse James for “duping” her. After getting heat from the press for ending relationships with both Reese Witherspoon and Abbie Cornish, Ryan Phillippe commented, “I’m tired of getting shit on.”
Gwyneth Paltrow sipped drinks with friends at Smith & Mills. Orlando Bloom strolled with his big black dog on Madison. Al Sharpton is honoring Mariah Carey and Wyclef Jean at his annual Nation Action Network fund-raiser. Audrina Patridge and Ryan Cabrera have supposedly split, but they checked into Gramercy’s Marcel Hotel together last weekend. Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade refused to meet John Gotti’s grandson, Carmine Gotti, while they were both partying at M2, and their respective security guards got into a scuffle. Before her comedy show at Mohegan Sun, Chelsea Handler gave the slot machines a whirl. As Doug Reinhardt spent time with family in Aspen, Paris Hilton flirted with Glee’s Mark Salling and danced at Vegas clubs with Kim Kardashian’s ex, Reggie Bush. And Heidi Montag is writing a “Bourne-meets-Barbie” action-packed thriller, in which she would “of course” play the starring role.