The Day in Gossip: Kate Winslet Takes Over; Will Smith Gives Scientology Vouchers!

After wrapping his latest film, Hancock, Will Smith gave the set crew cards redeemable for a personality test at the local Scientology center.

Kate Winslet has filled the role recently vacated by Nicole Kidman in Scott Rudin’s forthcoming film The Reader.

Thanks to the canceled Golden Globes this year, L.A.’s economy stands to lose $75 to $100 million.

Director Julian Schnabel wore pajamas to the Critics Choice Awards on Monday, where Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie were able to sneak Heinekens from the “closed” bar.

A Miami gallery owner, who designed the logo for Nicky Hilton’s clothing line, says Ms. Hilton failed to hold up her end of the bargain.

Bill Maher was seen getting “several lap dances” at Scores East strip club.

L.A. socials Francesca Cecil and Brittny Gastineau were seen fighting over Andrew Freston, 23, son of former Viacom chief.

Jamie Lynn Spears
is apparently “gaga” over the Juno soundtrack.

Joey Buttafuco
says he’s “[bleep]ing furious” over his sex tape, which is being released this week.

Power publicist Lizzie Grubman claims she’s been hounded by “every single candidate” for money and help.

Another employee of Michael Shvo, vice president of sales Tali Geva, has just quit.

Some five years after producer Julius Nasso pleaded guilty to trying to extort money from Steven Seagal, the two men have made up.

Burlesque star Dita Von Teese is suing dominatrix Cynthia Butler for allegedly stealing her half of the rights to a film she made.

Comics David Cross and Patton Oswalt are feuding over Mr. Cross’ decision to take a part in the Alvin and the Chipmunks movie.

The Day in Gossip: Kate Winslet Takes Over; Will Smith Gives Scientology Vouchers!