Morning Memo: Martha Stewart’s Bad Luck; Kirsten Dunst Spotted Snogging Drew’s Ex; Spike Lee Defends Barack Obama

Martha Stewart has been the victim of natural disasters this summer. First, Ms. Stewart’s farm in Bedford, N.Y. was struck by lightning earlier this summer, and now her East Hampton home on Lily Pond Lane was also struck with a bolt, which fried her stereo system and her electronic driveway gate. [P6]

Kirsten Dunst was spotted making out with Drew Barrymore‘s ex Justin Long at Sunset Junction in LA, where she seems to have returned after a summer spent hanging around New York. [NY Daily News]

Chloe Sevigny took a seaplane to Atlantic City to celebrate the opening of the new nightclub The Chelsea, which is owned by her brother Paul. Once there, the Sevigny siblings danced until dawn. [P6]

Katie Holmes would prefer to walk to work to attend rehearsals for Arthur Miller‘s All My Sons, if it weren’t for the cameramen following her around. [P6]

Spike Lee respectfully disagrees with those who say Barack Obama isn’t black enough. [NY Daily News]

Morning Memo: Martha Stewart’s Bad Luck; Kirsten Dunst Spotted Snogging Drew’s Ex; Spike Lee Defends Barack Obama