Morning Memo: Paris Hilton’s McCain Video; Gossip Girl Conflicts With Chace Crawford’s Morals; Tommy Hilfiger’s Breakup

Paris Hilton has filmed a mock campaign ad responding to John McCain‘s references to her in his latest campaign ad. In it, she calls the Republican candidate “the oldest celebrity in the world. [NY Daily News]

Writer Jay McInerney says John Edwards‘s reported mistress, Rielle Hunter, is “a nice girl”; she was the inspiration for the character of Alison Poole in Mr. McInerney’s 1988 novel Story of My Life. [P6]

Gossip Girl’s Chace Crawford told the London Independent that the show’s racy content is “a weight on my conscience.” [Us]

Nice indie couple Reese Witherspoon and Jake Gyllenhaal held hands at the Deer Hunter/Black Lips show at Williamsburg’s McCarren Pool. [P6]

Rudy Giuliani‘s estranged son Andrew is suing Duke University over his dismissal from the golf team; the school has hired one of the lawyers who represented a Duke lacrosse player falsely accused of rape. [NY Daily News]

Tommy Hilfiger and Dee Ocleppo have called off their wedding, just two days short of the scheduled date. [P6]