On Sunday night, The Cinema Society and Piaget had the pleasure of welcoming Madonna, for the New York screening of her new film “W.E.” The film is, to quote producer, Harvey Weinstein, the “renaissance woman’s” directorial debut, and follows dual love stories: a contemporary affair and the storied romance of Wallis Simpson and Prince Edward.
Would you be grossed out if you caught, say, Emma Watson making goo-goo eyes at, for example, Harry Dean Stanton?
The concept of young ingénues dating older gentlemen is nothing new. Many a gal has turned a blind eye to sagging flesh and wrinkly bits in order to vouchsafe her financial security. We can Read More
In the days immediately after Alex Rodriguez held a wildly uncomfortable press conference to admit he’d used steroids, the Sports Illustrated reporter responsible for the news, Selena Roberts, noticed a change in the air.
“I think he was a sympathetic figure after that awkward press conference,” said Ms. Roberts. “There’s a turning point with Read More
Daily News: Hey, Madonna’s not looking so hot on the cover of the Daily News this morning, is she? That is undoubtedly because the photo on the cover was shot by a News photographer who managed to get the singer, who is recuperating from a fall off a horse at the photographer Steven Klein’s Hamptons Read More
Prim Manhattan real estate brokers tend to lack kind words for one another’s listings, but as word spread around town over the past week that Madonna had looked at 152 East 81st Street—which, according to today’s Post, she’s actually buying—the meanness was unparalleled.
In interviews with The Observer, three top brokers, including one Read More
The New York Post: Madonna has always had a hard time making it past co-op boards, with the notoriously fusty upper crusties feeling that too much publicity was a bad thing for their otherwise anonymous buildings. But it seems the East of Lexington location was not enough to deter Madonna from plunking down $40 million Read More
Last month, celebrity trainer Tracy Anderson was reportedly having difficulties getting people to sign up for her new $900-per-month Tribeca gym, where her most prominent client, the actress Gwyneth Paltrow, is also a partner.
(That’s $900 per month, plus an initiation fee of $787.50 for six months, or $1,500 for a year!)
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Chris Noth-owned Saturday Night Live hangout The Cutting Room will close on January 13th because of rent hikes, though it may re-open in another location at some point. [P6]
If you’re hanging out in Chelsea or Times Square on New Year’s Eve, P. Diddy (and Ciroc Vodka) will pay for your cab home. Read More
Last week I wore a pair of six-inch Lanvin sling-back stilettos while hosting a fashion show in Dallas. They looked great with my new Band of Outsiders jacket. I told the assembled crowd of socialites that it was the only way I could see over the lectern, which was true-ish. It was all fairly transparent. Read More
An O.G. in the Usual Gang of Idiots: The Times‘ Neil Genzlinger profiles MAD magazine’s fold-in creator Al Jaffee and finds the 87-year-old writer/illustrator still up on youth culture. (Of course he is: The guy did a mind-blowing cover for Vice magazine’s Comics Issue, after all.)
Fox Season: Time‘s James Poniewozik Read More