Morning Memo: Naomi Campbell Cuts the Line; Oprah Winfrey’s Victory Speech Neighbor; Obama to Model?

Bravely disregarding their own safety, travelers at Kennedy Airport booed temperamental model Naomi Campbell as she cut in front of around 200 people to go to the front of the passport checking line. Ms. Campbell’s lawyer says the special treatment was for “security reasons.” [R&M]

Sam Perry, the random campaign worker whose shoulder Oprah Winfrey was photographed crying on during Barack Obama‘s acceptance speech, will appear on her show today. [US Weekly]

More to look forward to in the new administration: Designer Elie Tahari said “[Barack Obama] could be a male model…I think the fashion industry will have a ball with him. They will have so much fun because he is built so well. They all love to dress him and I’d love to dress him too.” [WWD via The Cut]

Of her marriage to Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman told a reporter “I thought, I don’t deserve to be here. We would go to the Oscars, and I would think, I’m here to support him. I felt it was my job to put on a beautiful dress and to be seen and not heard.” [P6]

Hotelier and Studio 54 impresario Ian Schrager is getting married to ballerina Tania Wahlstedt next week. [P6]

The eighth- and ninth-floor duplex of Julian Schnabel‘s Palazzo Chupi, once listed at $32 million, has cut its asking price to $23 million. [Curbed