Morning Memo: Lydia’s Lingerie; A-Rod’s Prenup; The Hilton Endorsement

hearst073108 Morning Memo: Lydias Lingerie; A Rods Prenup; The Hilton EndorsementThe creative director of Myla, an upscale lingerie brand, said the company chose Lydia Hearst to pose in ads because of her "amazing dynamic energy coupled with an intelligent sexuality." Or perhaps it’s because photos of New York socialites posing in garter belts will get you to click through. [NY Daily News]

Alex Rodriguez is scheduled to file papers today in Miami-Dade Circuit Court asking that the prenuptial agreement between him and estranged wife Cynthia Rodriguez be enforced and charges of his extramarital affairs be removed from the record. [NY Daily News]

The fashion industry has developed a thing for barn animals. [The Cut]

Top Chef finalist and current Surf Lodge chef, Sam Talbot, is engaged to one of his girlfriends. [P6]

The Britney Spears camp declined to comment on the pop star’s image being used in a John McCain ad, saying, "Why would we want to get Britney Spears involved in presidential politics?" They seem to have forgotten when Ms. Spears told CNN in 2004, "Honestly, I think we should trust our president in every decision he makes" and "be faithful in what happens." [HuffPo]

Meanwhile, John McCain didn’t seem to realize that Rick and Kathy Hilton have made substantial contributions to his campaign when he decided to use their daughter in an anti-Obama ad. [Oh No They Didn't]

Beth Ostrosky (a.k.a., the soon-to-be Mrs. Howard Stern) is training for the New York City marathon. [P6]