Lifestyles of the Ritchies and the famous: It's not easy to upstage Madonna
, but British director Guy Ritchie seized a moment at the Los Angeles premiere of his dark caper comedy Snatch
. Not that anyone lost sight of the missus, who wore her new name emblazoned in rhinestones on her jacket (opposite, bottom). "At my last movie it was just my mum and a camera," said Ritchie of the crunch of celebs. Among them: a color-uncoordinated David Arquette (above) with wife Courteney Cox Arquette
Arquette (they costar in the upcoming thriller 3000 Miles to Graceland
) and Gwyneth Paltrow
(opposite, top), who put in a revealing appearance.
Calista Flockhart gave her 3-week-old son Liam (whom she adopted last month) a tour of his new neighborhood in Los Angeles. "It's such a wonderful thing," says her Ally McBeal
costar Jane Krakowski, who's still trying to pick the perfect gift for Liam. "I'm so happy for her."
Brad Hatter: Even in shades and funky chapeau, Brad Pitt
, en route to L.A. for a break from shooting his thriller Spy Game
, didn't quite blend in with the crowd at London's Heathrow Airport. His next film, The Mexican
, with Julia Roberts
, opens March 2.
Making a bald move, Howie Mandel kept hair maintenance to a minimum at E!'s winter press tour in L.A. Mandel was promoting Spinning Out of Control
, his film with Kathie Lee Gifford, which premieres in March on the cable channel.
"You see friends who have stuck by you through thick and thin, and I've had a lot of thick," said Debbie Reynolds of being honored as the Nevada Ballet Theatre's Woman of the Year in Las Vegas. She was flanked by Joan Collins (left) and Shirley MacLaine, her costars in the comedy These Old Broads
, a TV movie cowritten by her daughter Carrie Fisher and airing Feb. 12 on ABC.
Valerie Bertinelli tried to prevent son Wolfgang, 9 (Dad is Eddie Van Halen), from becoming just another face in the crowd at an amfAR AIDS benefit in Park City, Utah.
Deciding she needed a lil' more style in her strut, rap star Lil!' Kim got a front-row perch to check out Versace's line for the Paris haute couture spring shows.
Shooting star: Meg Ryan switched to the other side of the camera at a Las Vegas boxing match. A rep for the actress said that Ryan is interested in portraying female boxing manager Jackie Kallen in an upcoming film.
When you're a mega-model, it's only a matter of time before you have men eating out of your hand. For Brazilian mannequin Gisele Bündchen, that moment arrived during a stroll with boyfriend Leonardo DiCaprio
in Malibu. The actor was on break from filming the Martin Scorsese-directed gangster drama Gangs of New York