John F. Kennedy Jr., 33, and Daryl Hannah, 32, may have tried to keep a low profile by arriving separately at the Dec. 1 screening in L.A. of Hannah's new HBO movie, Attack of the 50 Ft. Woman, but they sure didn't try to fool anyone earlier that day when they were out shopping at the trendy Fred Segal clothing store in Santa Monica. We hear that the two browsed around together, and Hannah wound up buying an item or two for Kennedy.
Ironically, while this was going on, Hannah's old boyfriend, rock musician Jackson Browne, was in a different part of the Segal complex, doing some shopping of his own. A Segal rep confirms the presence of both Browne and Hannah, but says that "neither knew the other was there."
DISSING THE COLONEL
In the glossy coffee-table book Graceland: The Living Legacy of Elvis Presley, which landed in stores in October, author Chet Flippo comes down hard at one point on Presley's longtime manager, the 82-year-old Col. Tom Parker, accusing him of mismanaging the King's finances, describing him as someone who preferred a "now money" approach at the expense of Elvis's long-term interests. Though Flippo is not the first to make such a harsh assessment of Parker's oversight of Presley's career, he is the first to make-it in a book sanctioned by the Presley estate.
So how did observations so critical of Parker creep into what was supposed to be an authorized jaunt through Presleydom? A spokesman for the estate refused to comment, but a source with connections to the Presley organization calls it an oversight and says, "The book just wasn't read carefully enough by the estate."
Other sources say that after publication the people in the Presley camp "were so embarrassed" by the derogatory references to Parker that Priscilla Presley, Elvis's ex-wife, went so far as to put pressure on Collins, the book's San Francisco-based publisher, to "pull the book" from store shelves. A Collins rep says only that the company "has no intention" of recalling this Elvis legacy.
BREAK UP AND MAKE UP
The latest from our on-again, off-again relationship file: Quincy Jones, 60, and Nastassja Kinski, 33, who had reportedly broken up earlier this year, are a couple once again.
Jones and Kinski, who have a 10-month-old child, Kenya, were seen arm-in-arm at both the Nov. 30 benefit preview in Los Angeles of Sunset Boulevard and the Dec. 6 Fire and Ice Ball for cancer research, also in L.A.
HOLD THE PHONE
The Jerky Boys, those two masked telephone pranksters whose eponymous debut comedy album has already sold upwards of 500,000 copies, arc headed for Hollywood. The notorious pair, who individually go by the pseudonyms Kamal and Johnny B., just landed a movie deal with Joe Roth's Caravan Pictures.
While no director has been named yet, Emilio Estevez has signed on as the project's executive producer. The Jerky Boys will be playing themselves and are expected to reveal their real names and faces in the film.
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