Brad Pitt and his bride-to-be, Gwyneth Paltrow, made quite a scene by the Seine during a romantic tête-à-tête in Paris, where the two escaped for a getaway following the U.S. opening of Pitt's thriller The Devil's Own. The couple haven't yet set a wedding date.
Disguise's the limit for Michael Jackson, who made a sheik exit from a Paris baby boutique—where, presumably, he checked out the latest in rattles for his 7-week-old son, the infant still known as Prince.
Jenny McCarthy (left) blonded with Step by Step's Suzanne Somers while shooting a forthcoming episode of MTV's The Jenny McCarthy Show in L.A. Somers, who sings the theme song of McCarthy's new sketch-variety program, guest-starred in a parody of her old sitcom Three's Company. The sketch was taped to air latcr this spring.
You've just won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress! What are you going to do now? Well, if you're The English Patient's Juliette Binoche, you go to Sea World in San Diego, where she and son Raphaël, 3, met a macaroni penguin named Oscar—no kidding—before flying off to their native France.
Liv Tyler and Joaquin Phoenix, costars onscreen and off, coupled up at the Manhattan premiere of Inventing the Abbotts, the drama in which they play '50s sweethearts. Tyler, who clicked with Phoenix on the Abbotts set last spring, told the Toronto Star, "I fell in love with him the second I saw him."
Woman-behaving-not-so-badly Justine Bateman, the one star of NBC's Men Behaving Badly who isn't a man, served up Easter dinner for the homeless at the Los Angeles Mission's annual Skid Row event. Actresses Bonnie Hunt and Jayne Meadows Allen also helped dish out more than 4,200 meals.
It was a must-see-and-be-seen event for NBC stars when network president Bob Wright received the 1997 Gold Medal Award from the International Radio and Television Society in Manhattan. Suddenly Susan's Brooke Shields (above) scored a few brownie points with the boss, while neatly coiffed Courteney Cox Arquette (right) joked that Wright is not only NBC's head honcho but "hairdresser to the cast of Friends."
Brawley Nolte, 10, looked like a chip off the chiseled old block as he and his dad, Nick Nolte, displayed their mutual penchant for plane clothes while strolling through Los Angeles International Airport. Brawley, who played Mel Gibson's kidnapped son in Ransom, is already following in his father's footsteps: In the forthcoming drama Affliction, Brawley plays Nick's character as a boy.