Star Tracks

updated 03/13/1989 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 03/13/1989 AT 01:00 AM EST

Sean Penn directed his debut music video with his soon-to-be-ex-brother-in-law, singer Joe Henry, in California's Mojave Desert. Joe's wife, Melanie, is Madonna's sister.

Madonna, enjoying her new single life, shimmied the night away at the Shrine Auditorium in L.A. She joined pal Sandra Bernhard and other celebs for a dance-a-thon to raise money for AIDS.

A star is shorn: Tom sports his new Cruise cut at the royal premiere in London of Rain Man. His locks were lopped for a Vietnam film, Born on the Fourth of July, which he just finished shooting.

Spec-tacular Jodie Foster chats with Mae Questel, once the voice of Betty Boop, at the Manhattan debut of New York Stories. Mae plays Woody Allen's mom in his story, "Oedipus Wrecks."

At a children's fashion show in London, Fergie went in for a little leather hide and chic, but she later heard from fashion critics in the British press who pronounced black leather "very unregal."

Robert De Niro and his steady, model Toukie Smith, took her bulldog, Rufus, to an AIDS benefit in New York honoring her late brother, designer Willi Smith.

Uncle Miltie, always one to horn in on the act, did his shtik recently at Cleveland's Palace Theater. With Sid Caesar and Danny Thomas, Berle's doing a national Living Legends of Comedy tour.

The singing Houstons, Whitney and mom Cissy, joined the fight crowd in Las Vegas for the Tyson-Bruno bout. Whitney and Eddie Murphy's reps both brush off recent reports of a blooming romance.

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