Baby lift: Emma Thompson and her beau, British actor Greg Wise, found a sensible—and eminently suitable—form of transportation for daughter Gaia, 4 months, while out shopping in London. Thompson, who last appeared in 1998's Primary Colors, will next shoot the HBO drama Wit, a film version of the Off-Broadway play.
Call it a wraparound: All 6' of Elle Macpherson were entwined around 5'6" Dustin Hoffman in London at a pre-party for the Orange British Academy Film Awards, where American Beauty won six trophies.
Dunked duo: Two of the brothers Baldwin—Alec (left) and Billy—drip-dried after their boat tipped over during the Eddie Bauer-Riverkeeper Challenge celebrity kayak race in New York City. The Baldwins' team, including actress Bebe Neuwirth (below), finished third at the event, which helped raise $900,000 for Riverkeeper, Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s environmental organization.
Pop singer Jewel and her beau, rodeo champion Ty Murray, went promenading around New York City, where Murray was promoting the Wrangler pro rodeo tour.
Streep walker: In Manhattan, acting virtuoso Meryl Streep—perhaps perfecting the finer points of dog walking for her next movie role—took a stroll on Fifth Avenue with a four-footed friend. Streep and her husband, sculptor Don Gummer, have a home in the city.
In New York City, Cybill Shepherd celebrated the big five-0 a couple of months late—but very sweetly—at a party hosted by More magazine. The actress turned 50 on Feb. 18.
Black-and-blue: Actor David Arquette—love the outfit, dahling—got a headlock on his costar, pro wrestler Bill Goldberg, at the Los Angeles premiere of their new sports comedy, Ready to Rumble.
"I can't describe how I feel," said Joni Mitchell (below, right, with Ashley Judd), at a loss for words during a tribute to the singer-songwriter in Manhattan. Also at the show, which airs April 16 on TNT, were James Taylor (above) and fiancée Kim Smedvig.