Grace Jones, 32, and her preposterously square-jawed beau, kick boxer Dolph Lundgren, 26, frolicked for photographers after dinner at a fancy-pants New York restaurant. People who enjoy watching Lundgren get licked will want to be sure to catch Rocky IV, in which he plays a Soviet boxer named Ivan who takes it on the chin from Sylvester Stallone.
It started innocently enough: Gene Simmons used to wear a lot of makeup as the bassist for the rock group Kiss. Now see what that's led to. In a just finished movie called Never Too Young To Die, Simmons plays a transvestite named Velvet Ragnar, whom he describes as "six feet eight inches of seething sex and bisexuality." Other artistic touches in the movie include a love scene between Velvet and a female character played by Prince's pal Vanity and Simmons singing a rap tune called It Takes a Man Like Me To Be a Woman Like Me.
Don't tread on me
Great Britain's Princess Anne, who once confessed that she would like to have been a truck driver, got her wish and more on a visit to a Warminster, England infantry school. After donning a helmet and goggles, Anne drove a 24-ton armored personnel carrier on a one-mile romp over rough terrain. Royal upper lip intact, the princess was shaken but not unduly stirred.
Fans at the finish of China's Peking International Marathon did a double take for two reasons: the winners. Identical 32-year-old twins Shigeru So (12) and Takeshi So (13) of Japan were clocked in identical world-class times—2:10:23—and declared co-victors.