updated 01/18/1988 AT 01:00 AM EST
•originally published 01/18/1988 AT 01:00 AM EST
Plot predictions: Don't bother buying any china for Richard (David Selby) and Maggie (Susan Sullivan) on Falcon Crest. Come Jan. 22, just as they're ready to say "I do," Eric (John Callahan) will step forward to say "Don't." He'll whip out a will written by Maggie's late husband, Chase (Robert Foxworth), specifying that if Richard should marry Maggie his entire estate would go to nasty Angela (Jane Wyman). There goes the bride.
"My heart raced when his hand actually touched my leg." That's how Michael Jackson made her feel, says Tatiana, his dancing partner in Jackson's latest video, The Way You Make Me Feel. The storyline has Jackson chasing Tatiana (also known as Yvonne Thumbtzen) through an old car. Her heel gets caught in the upholstery, and Michael gives her a hand in getting unstuck. The gloved one's touch proved too much. "I fell flat and, as I got up, Michael was dusting off my butt. It was one of my favorite scenes," says Tatiana. So why doesn't the video end with a kiss? "Everyone asks that," she says. "But just because we don't kiss onscreen doesn't mean it doesn't happen later on. But I'd rather keep that personal," says Tatiana. So would we.
Department of Redundancy Department: Over the holidays, Rob Lowe and Melissa Gilbert were spotted ardently necking at Orso, a New York eatery popular with the showbiz set. Seems like their on-again-off-again engagement, or at least romance, is on again. A spokesman for the two nixed such talk, saying, "I don't expect them to ever be engaged again. They're friends for life."
Burt Reynolds is a morning kind of guy. When he got a hankering to catch Steven Spielberg's Empire of the Sun while vacationing in Florida, he rented a theater at North Miami Beach's Intracoastal Cinema VIII for a 10 a.m. showing. Tagging along for the early show were his constant companion Loni Anderson, Ann-Margret and her husband, Roger Smith, and country singer Jerry Reed and his wife. Per Burt's instructions, the lobby was cleared as his party swept in late. Hey! You rent the whole place, you don't wait in line.