Morning Memo: Lou Reed and Laurie Anderson Make it Legal; Suri Cruise's $100,000 Birthday

loureedlaurieanderson Morning Memo: Lou Reed and Laurie Anderson Make it Legal; Suri Cruise's $100,000 BirthdayLou Reed secretly married his long-time girlfriend Laurie Anderson in Colorado on April 12 and then celebrated back here in New York with friends like Julian and Olatz Schnabel and Richard Belzer of Law & Order. [P6]

Barbara Streisand might be bailing out of participating in the celebration of Israel’s 60th birthday because in addition to Nicolas Sarkozy, Carla Bruni, Steven Spielberg, Rupert Murdoch and Natalie Portman, George W. Bush will also be attending. [P6]

Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes spent $100,000 on Suri’s second birthday, which she’s sure to remember for the rest of her life. You know how good those 2-year-olds’ memories are! [NY Daily News]

Lower East Side’s The Box is being accused of money laundering, importing marijuana, and hiring rapists. Or someone might just be really pissed that they couldn’t get into the club. [NY Daily News]

Jay-Z—the guy who once rapped, "Me give my heart to a woman? Not for nothin, never happen, I’ll be forever mackin"—is officially married to Beyoncé. [US Weekly]

Despite testing ways to increase its television audiences and being the most important show ever, Gossip Girl only scored about half the number of viewers of MTV’s The Hills when it premiered on Monday. [US Weekly]

Amy Poehler drew her own headshots and signed them for Harlem residents during the shooting of Baby Mama. [NY Daily News]