Lindsay Lohan turned down an offer of $700,000 to do an eight-page spread in Playboy‘s 55th anniversary issue. [P6]
Comedian and host Russell Brand isn’t giving details on Britney Spears’s plans for opening the 25th MTV VIdeo Music Awards, saying only that she will not be "serving canapés or doing a bizarre haircut on herself." [US Weekly] Ms. Spears’s mother Lynne is being less discreet—her tell-all book, Through the Storm: A Real Story of Fame and Family in a Tabloid World," is coming out next week and salacious details have already been leaked. " [NYDN]
The reality show starring social people Devorah Rose, Teddy John, Kristian Laliberte, Annabel Vartanian, Brianna Swanson, Kerry Cassidy, and Timo Weiland will be called Social Heights and is being described as "Like The Hills but in Manhattan … a little older and a little more mature." Sources suggest it will be equally contrived. [Guest of a Guest]
Socialite Arden Wohl went to court over her defacement of the East Hampton Ralph Lauren store but hasn’t been sentenced yet. [Cityfile]
Model Kelly Killoren Bensimon, the ex-wife of photographer Giles Bensimon, was seen purchasing items from his other ex’s—model Elle Macpherson—underwear line at Coqueta on Mulberry Street. [P6]
Thirty-three-year-old Jarrod Beinerman was sentenced to 4 ½ years in prison for breaking into actress Kirsten Dunst’s room at the Soho Grand. [NYDN]
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