Best Supporting Actor nominee Rupert Everett (My Best Friend's Wedding) brought his best supporting chum, Julia Roberts, to the British Academy Awards in London. (He lost to The Full Monty's Tom Wilkinson.)
Phantom of the arena: Who is that masked woman, anyway? It's none other than Janet Jackson, performing "You" during the opening night of her Velvet Rope world tour in Rotterdam, Holland. The U.S. leg of the tour begins July 9 in Washington and concludes with a live HBO concert Oct. 11.
Hands and Franz: NYPD Blue's Dennis Franz found himself partially bewigged by actress Sonia Braga at the American Latino Media Arts Awards in Pasadena, Calif. "The heart and spirit of the evening were inspiring," says Franz, who was thrilled to present an award to his NYPD Blue partner, Jimmy Smits.
With ER wrapped, George Clooney performed radical surgery on his hair, trading his dapper salt-and-pepper locks for a spiky platinum do (Cary Grant meets Billy Idol?). The actor was attending the L.A. opening night of the play Hello Again, coproduced by ER's Noah Wyle.
Model Christie Brinkley, who is expecting her third child (the first with architect husband Peter Cook) in July, struck a pose with Alexa Ray, her 12-year-old daughter with former hubby Billy Joel. The pair stepped out for the Manhattan premiere of the new Jennifer Aniston-Paul Rudd romantic comedy, The Object of My Affection.
Kissing kin: Silver-haired screen legend Kirk Douglas, 81, and his son Michael gave in to a big public smooch during "To Life! America Celebrates Israel's 50th" in Los Angeles. "It's always an honor and a privilege to share the stage with my father," says Michael, who cohosted the event with Kevin Costner.