The Day in Gossip: Lance Bass Takes On 50 Cent; Rupert Murdoch Throws a Party!

Rupert Murdoch and Roger Ailes threw a party at the Met to celebrate the Fox Business Network’s first nine days; Ivanka, the Welches and the Weinsteins were all there. [Page Six]

At Anna Wintour’s Style.com party at Skylight Studio, guests like Zac Posen, Gwen Stefani and Phillip Lim were served almonds and cheese sticks. [Page Six]

The Hills’ Lauren Conrad is nicer when the cameras are rolling (like her eyes when they’re not). [Gatecrasher: 3rd item]

Lance Bass and 50 Cent duke it out over book sales. Bass to Cent: You’re going down! [Gatecrasher: 1st item]

Motown Records founder Berry Gordy might have his life story told in a “new Broadway musical.” [Page Six]

Ann Coulter’s boyfriend rushes to her defense in Madison Avenue restaurant: she’s not anti-Semitic! [Page Six]

Rachel Roy announces that she and her husband, Damon Dash, have a bun in the oven. [Page Six]