In his ongoing effort to not woo LeBron to the Nets, Jay-Z and Beyoncé treated James to dinner at the Waverly Inn. Lady Gaga was photographed in drag for an upcoming issue of Japanese Vogue. True Blood’s Alexander Skarsgard doesn’t mind baring all for the cameras; he “loves being naked.” Vienna Girardi, who is posing for Playboy, called Bachelor Jake Pavelka a “liar” and a “fame whore.” Speaking of which, Jon Gosselin had a dragon tattooed on his back, to celebrate his “rebirth,” as well as the name of his new 23-year-old girlfriend inked in Korean, and Kate Gosselin may have airbrushed abs.
After his ex (and the mother of his baby girl) filed a restraining order against him, Mel Gibson is “scaling back” his child-support payments (which she already claimed were minimal). A Rock of Ages chorus girl quit the Broadway show because she’s three months pregnant with the show’s star, Constantine Maroulis’s child. Swizz Beatz has the IRS coming after him owing to $652,000 in unpaid income taxes. Steve Forbes showed up at Tina Brown’s apartment party in a neck brace after undergoing back surgery. And Kelly Bensimon (and her agent) celebrated Gay Pride by hanging out in a Chelsea basement as the only girl amid members of the gay sports club Ski Bums.
Princess Caroline of Monaco is less than thrilled about her brother, Prince Albert’s, impending nuptials. “Caroline has been the de facto First Lady of Monaco since her mother, Princess Grace, died, but when Prince Albert marries, Charlene will become the First Lady.” Apparently she made this sentiment clear at last weekend’s wedding between Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden and Daniel Westling. Fallen beauty queen Carrie Prejean is marrying NFL quarterback Kyle Boller this Friday in San Diego. Kristin Cavallari is dating a Hills cameraman, explaining, “Well, you’re together all the time, and it just sorta happens.” And Kim Kardashian is getting her own wax figure, which will be on display at Madame Tussauds. She tweeted, “This is one of the greatest honors ever and I am so thrilled and excited. Now I will never have to leave NYC … I’ve officially gone bi-coastal! LOL.”