Animal-rights activists are attacking Elle Macpherson for eating powdered rhinoceros horn as a beauty treatment. She says the powder tastes “a little bit like crushed bone and fungus in a capsule,” adding, “Put it this way, it works for me.” Greek’s Gregory Michael says Vienna Girardi lied during her reunion interview with Jake Pavelka, and they “definitely made out.” A pregnant Alicia Keys fell mid-song while onstage at the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans. Fortunately, her rear broke her fall, and she and her baby are fine. And Britney Spears is dreading teaching her sons about sex, but she’d love to make a Gossip Girl cameo.
Paris Hilton’s getting over her whole drug-bust fiasco by partying with Leonardo DiCaprio in Cape Town. Blake Lively has been traipsing about Paris, partying at Le Baron Rouge and sitting next to Anna Wintour at the Christian Dior fashion show. Orlando Bloom signed on to be the face of Hugo Boss’s newest men’s fragrance. George Michael was arrested after getting into a car crash in London. Prince hates iTunes and says, “The Internet’s completely over … The Internet’s like MTV. At one time MTV was hip and suddenly it became outdated. Anyway, all these computers and digital gadgets are no good. They just fill your head with numbers and that can’t be good for you.”
Justin Bieber’s Internet fan base wants to send him to North Korea. Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo used a surrogate to birth his baby. The Knicks celebrated Phoenix Sun Amar Stoudamire at STK Monday night, joined by Chris Rock, Spike Lee, Fat Joe, and Giant Justin Tuck. Michael Strahan and Mel B. (a.k.a. Scary Spice) also stopped by to chat. Al Pacino took a break from playing Shylock to sneak into the Delacorte to support his fellow castmates in The Winter’s Tale. Dean McDermott was released from the hospital. And Lady Gaga played a few rounds of poker after her Atlantic City concert over the weekend, but she didn’t win big.