It wasn't just horse-trading as usual in Washington as politicos and stars mixed it up at the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner. John F. Kennedy Jr. black-tied one on with wife Carolyn Bessette Kennedy (above), while ER's studly and stubbly George Clooney (right, with girlfriend Celine Balitran) dished with talk show host Larry King. Clooney's beard is for his next role in the drama The Thin Red Line.
Pop star Paula Abdul (left) boogied with model Tyra Banks to sound a booty call for the AIDS Dance-a-thon at Universal Studios Hollywood. Abdul cohosted the even which rounded up 6,500 dancers to produce over $700,000 for AIDS Project Los Angeles. "I want to help raise awareness among Latinas and African-American women," Abdul told the Daily News of Los Angeles.
Only a week after her April 19 wedding to tennis ace Andre Agassi, Suddenly Susan's Brooke Shields—check out that 16-diamond platinum band (inset)—celebrated with her gal pals in New York City. The newlyweds had just returned from their honeymoon (location unknown).
Married...With Children's David Faustino and girlfriend Elaine Hendrix vamped it up '80s-style at the Sherman Oaks, Calif., premiere of Hendrix's comedy Romy and Michele's High School Reunion.
Flying solo, Lois & Clark's Teri Hatcher landed at Heathrow Airport in London to begin filming her role as the next Bond girl in the upcoming 007 flick Tomorrow Never Dies, which stars Pierce Brosnan and is due in December.
Once again, Donna Mills (far left) and Michele Lee got tied up with their former costar Kevin Dobson, this time to film Knots Landing: Back to the Cul-de-Sac, the reunion miniseries airing May 7 and May 9 on CBS. "It was as though no time had passed," Mills said of reupping with her cohorts on the prime-time soap, which ended in 1993. "It [felt] like two weeks later."
Rolling with the spirit of husband George Bush's "thousand points of light" volunteer campaign, former First Lady Barbara Bush helped paint the town (well, at least a wall) gray at the Presidents' Summit for America's Future, in Philadelphia.
Dateline NBC's Stone Phillips tuned up with singer Tanya Tucker at the Academy of Country Music Awards in L.A. "I always thought Beirut was my most dangerous assignment until I went to Nashville to interview Tanya," said Phillips, who told the singer, "Darling, you gave a whole new meaning to the term 'news flash.' "
Off-duty Boss Bruce Springsteen visited the Tappan, N.Y., set of the forthcoming film Long Time, Nothing New, which stars Edward Burns, Lauren Holly and Jon Bon Jovi. Springsteen, who recently scored another hit single with "Secret Garden" off the Jerry Maguire soundtrack, will head for Europe this month and a concert tour that will take him to Poland and the Czech Republic for the first time.