Sigourney Weaver, no alien to animals, persuaded a pachyderm to give her husband, stage director James Simpson, and their daughter, Charlotte, 3, an elephant's-eye view of Manhattan's Big Apple Circus.
We've Come a Long Way, Baby: Billie Jean King and Martina Navratilova grandes dames of tennis past and present, held court at a Manhattan nightclub, where a surprise hoedown was served up for King's 50th birthday. Martina, 37, plans to retire after next year.
Ricki Lake cozied up to her boyfriend, artist Rob Sussman, at a screening of The Three Musketeers in New York City. She had reason to be cheerful: Ricki Lake is highest rated among the new batch of syndicated TV talk shows.
Mickey Rourke pulled no punches at the SRO opening of Mickey's, his restaurant/club in Miami Beach's trendy Art Deco District. The part-time pugilist recently won a bout in Germany and next stars in F.T.W., a drama due next spring.