The Day in Gossip: Lance and Ashley 'Just Friends'; Samantha Ronson is Good for Lohan!

Samantha Ronson promises she’s not a bad influence on friend Lindsay Lohan’s post-rehab life. [Page Six]

Tinsley Mortimer and Zani Gugelmann are trying to turn the St. Regis Hotel’s Mrs. John Jacob Astor Library into the Waverly. [Page Six]

At Chopard party, one event organizer was worried that “only Elton and Liz Hurley were available to cut the cake.” [Rush & Malloy: 2nd item]

Lance Armstrong says he and Ashley Olsen are “strictly friends.” [Page Six]

Did Stella McCartney charge her stepmother, Heather Mills, nearly full price for her fashionable clothing? [Page Six]

Jessica Simpson was invited to co-host The View so she could unveil her “fashions.” [Page Six]

At a culture party on East 104th Street, Mayor Bloomberg makes jokes about Shakira’s honest hips, congestion pricing. [Page Six]

SATC actor Chris Noth’s girlfriend, actress Tara Wilson, is pregnant. [Page Six]

Actress Stana Katic had fun making out with fellow Heroes star Selma Blair, but not enough to make her hop the fence. [Page Six]

Starbucks kingpin Howard Schultz may have purchased Loews CEO Jonathan Tisch’s sprawling condo at 950 Fifth Ave. [Page Six]

Restaurateur Danny Meyer “got a leg up” on other bigwig chefs at a competition in New Jersey. [Page Six]