The Day in Gossip: Robert De Niro's Stolen Art; Michael Jackson's Newest Neverland!

112007 deniro web The Day in Gossip: Robert De Niro's Stolen Art; Michael Jackson's Newest Neverland!Michael, Prince, Paris and Blanket Jackson have been shacking up chez Ron Burkle. [Page Six]

Robert De Niro fights to get his paintings, done by his father, back from a gallery in Rome. [Gatecrasher]

Naomi Watts will star opposite Tom Hanks in Angels and Demons. [Page Six]

For this weekend’s Le Bal de Crillon, young ladies from the families of Robert F. Kennedy, Phil Collins, Ben Bradlee will flock to Paris. [Page Six]

Chris Noth and Steve Walter, co-owners of the Cutting Room jazz club in the Flatiron District want to move the jazz club to Hell’s Kitchen—the final vestige of “real” New York.” [Page Six]

Ashlee Simpson: “It’s so bad, but I just crave nicotine sometimes.” [Gatecrasher]

Matthew Mellon, ex-husband of Jimmy Choo founder Tamara, said his wife’s success emasculated him. [Page Six]

Things are looking up for Ellen DeGeneres, who stands to make an estimated $7 million from the sale of her Santa Barbara home. [Page Six]

American Music Awards after party was a total mess, according to a source, who said the woman running the door was “nuts.” [Page Six]

Woody Johnson’s ex-wife, Sale Johnson, tied the knot with her paramour, Ahmad Rashad, at flower-filled restaurant La Grenouille. [Page Six]