Blake Lively’s scheme to steal Scarlett Johansson’s role in director Alfonso Cuarón’s sci-fi thriller Gravity failed, so she’ll have to settle for acting opposite ScarJo’s husband in The Green Lantern. Brad Pitt likes to think of himself as “Mr. Mom.” Michael Lohan says he blames himself for Lindsay’s situation, but he seems to blame his ex-wife more. Bethenny Frankel (who’s busy promoting world breast-feeding week) says that she and her husband fight over sharing their baby. Gisele thinks there should be a “worldwide law” forcing mothers to breast-feed their babies for six months. And Mad Men has instructed its stars January Jones, Christina Hendricks, and Elisabeth Moss to skip the gym and “eat really well” in order to maintain their anachronistic curves.
Dennis Rodman narrowly escaped serious injury while riding in an SUV that flipped over on a Florida highway. Russell Simmons got pulled over by East Hampton police (but got out of a speeding ticket) in his white convertible Volkswagen Beetle. Lea Michele barely avoided being hit by a truck en route to the Chateau Marmont. A $238,000 Lamborghini Superleggera with Russell Brand in the passenger seat was also trying to avoid a truck when it crashed in New York City on the set of Arthur. A shark showed up on the Jersey Shore, causing the beach near Seaside Heights to be shut down. And Snooki’s mascara-smeared mug shot is making the rounds on the web.
The Expendables elongated five-foot-nine Sylvester Stallone for its promo poster. Rising literary star Lauren Conrad is launching another clothing line. James Van Der Beek married his pregnant girlfriend. Ashley Greene’s looking for an apartment downtown with plans to make a permanent move to the city, though she’s keeping her place in L.A. And Rachel Zoe went on an art-buying binge at Steven Klein’s Hamptons benefit over the weekend, picking up works by Jeff Koons and Ross Bleckner while Darren Star, Daphne Guinness, and Nacho Figueras got busy dancing.