Kim Basinger was a maid in the shade as she waited for husband Alec Baldwin to retrieve their parked car after the pair took care of Sunday errands in Malibu. Next month, Basinger begins filming Robert Altman's '30s gangster flick, Kansas City.
As part of a cultural Advocacy Day, music men Garth Brooks (from left), NARAS prexy Michael Greene, Kenny G and Michael Bolton went to Washington to sing praises for continued federal funding of the National Endowment for the Arts.
There was winkin', blinkin' and even a nod to tradition as Madonna (in Versace nightwear) and 1,500 fans slumber-partied in their p.j.'s at Manhattan's Webster Hall to celebrate the premiere of her new Bedtime Story video. The promotional provocateuse even read to the assembled: Miss Spider's Tea Party, a children's book by David Kirk.
The Duchess of York's mouth dropped, as did the pants of Italian businessman Riccardo Mazzucchelli, when the bingo-game emcee at Fergie's charity gala for London's Children in Crisis ordered the gents' "trousers down" instead of "eyes down." Mazzucchelli and fiancée Ivana Trump say it's still amore despite rumors they're finito.
Two years after life on the cul-de-sac ended, Knots Landing cast mates—including (from left) Joan Van Ark (victimized Val), Michele Lee (saintly Karen) and Donna Mills (conniving Abby)—came to L.A.'s Directors' Guild Theater to salute the Dallas spinoff, which ran on CBS for 14 years.
Britain's Prince Charles finally had an excuse to get comfy at work. On a trip to Egypt, he donned special slippers when he visited the Sultan Hassan Mosque in Cairo. They were in observance of the Islamic law forbidding footwear in religious buildings lest any outside impurities defile the interior.