05/08/2000 at 01:00 AM EDT
She didn't have yellow feathers in her hair or a dress cut down to there, but that didn't stop would-be chanteuse Gwyneth Paltrow
from swinging by the Copacabana in New York City, where she sang "I Will Survive" as part of The Big Show, a variety-show benefit that raised $350,000 for the Blue Light Theater Company.
For celebs It was easy being green on Earth Day: In Washington, D.C., Vice President Al Gore
found a walking mate in Earth Day 2000 chairman Leonardo DiCaprio
(left), who warned that "our planet's alarm bell is now going off." Meanwhile, Jeff Bridges
(above) jammed at a Santa Barbara, Calif., rally, and Maria Conchita Alonso
(below) test-drove a clean-energy vehicle in L.A.
Here's the dish on the Los Angeles premiere of the college drama Gossip: Goldie Hawn's daughter Kate Hudson
(far right), who costars in the film, had big brother Oliver
, also an actor, watching over her. Also, Judging Amy
's Amy Brenneman
(below right) met up with longtime pal Elisabeth Shue
, whose husband, David Guggenheim, directed the flick.
On the daddy track: Fatherhood seems to have mellowed former bad boy Christian Slater
, who went out for a stroll in Los Angeles with Ryan
, his wife of 2½ months, and their 1-year-old son, Jaden
Mice work if you can get it: "I Wanna Love You Forever" singer Jessica Simpson
got in touch with her inner Mickey at Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif., where she taped segments for a concert special airing June 24 on—you guessed it—the Disney Channel.
Mama's boys: At the Manhattan premiere of her latest film, Bossa Nova
, Amy Irving showed off her two sons: Max, 14 (left), whose father is Irving's ex-husband, Steven Spielberg, and Gabriel
, 9, whose dad is Irving's husband, Bruno Barreto, who directed her in Bossa Nova
. "Both boys have very talented directors for fathers," Irving says, "and have big shoes to step into someday." Of course, she adds, "No pressure, kids!"
The latest supermodel trend: maternity chic. In Manhattan, Frederique Van Der Wal
(left), who is expecting her first child any day now, and Vendela
, whose second is due May 20, promoted a pregnancy Web site, ThatGlow.com.