updated 10/31/2005 AT 01:00 AM EST
•originally published 10/31/2005 AT 01:00 AM EST
Oops, my midriff again! Britney Spears bares a trim belly just four weeks after giving birth to her first child, Sean Preston, via C-section. The new mom stepped out with husband Kevin Federline for a baby-free lunch at Moonshadows.
LAS VEGAS, OCT. 15
At the uBid for Hurricane Relief benefit auction at Empire Ballroom, Ashton Kutcher—with new wife Demi Moore—bids on a private lesson from poker champ Annie Duke. Kutcher's winning bid of $14,000 helped raise $370,000 that night.
LOS ANGELES, OCT. 15
An ebullient Tom Cruise arrives at his 12-year-old daughter Isabella's soccer game hand-in-hand with his fiancée Katie Holmes, who's expecting Baby Cruise next-year.
BRENTWOOD, CALIF. OCT. 16
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner stop at Starbucks for an afternoon pick-me-up. Garner is expected to give birth to their first child—a girl!—in November.
LOS ANGELES, OCT. 16
Catherine Zeta-Jones dons an elegant Dolce & Gabbana gown for her The Legend of Zorro premiere. Anything would have been better than her Zorro garb, admits the star: "The corset was the worst, especially doing the physical stuff. It was a nightmare,"
Her fans are legion: After a playful greeting from a centurion near the Spanish Steps, Sharon Stone headed off to pay homage to Fashionista, the goddess of designer shopping.
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, OCT. 15
"I met a woman who changed my life forever," said Marc Anthony, before pulling wife Jennifer Lopez onstage at the President of Latin Music Festival. They sang two duets before the crowd of 50,000.
NIMES, FRANCE, OCT. 16
Dressed for work? Or just on his way to brunch? Russell Crowe's reps said the Aussie actor was probably outfitted this way to shoot a video with his band 30 Odd Foot of Grunts. In France to film Ridley Scott's A Good Year, Crowe gave an impromptu concert a day earlier to say merci to local residents for their hospitality.
CASTLE-LA MANCHA, SPAIN, OCT. 12
Penélope Cruz sidles up to her novio of more than a year, Mathew McConaughey, during a break from her comedy Volver (translation: "to return").
CULVER CITY, CALIF., OCT. 17
Charlize Theron marvels at designer Pegah Anvarian's spring fashion show, where the fedora-wearing Oscar winner showed up with her must-have of the season: longtime boyfriend Stuart Townsend.
NEW YORK CITY, OCT. 13
Singer Ashanti marks her 25th birthday by extinguishing the candles on one of several Cold Stone Creamery cakes at a surprise blowout hosted by her friends and family at Glo. Guests included Nelly and Ja Rule.
NEW YORK CITY, OCT. 14
George Clooney takes over the Good Morning America control room, instructing Diane Sawyer to introduce him as a "huge, huge star." Said Clooney, promoting Good Night, and Good Luck: "If I'm going to get up this early, you gotta sell it like crazy."
LOS ANGELES, OCT. 16
It's the great pumpkin, Charlie Sheen! The actor helps his 1-year-old daughter Sam pick the perfect one while continuing to patch things up with her mom, Denise Richards.
NEW YORK CITY, OCT. 15
Holy Hollywood disguises, Batman! That's Uma Thurman, sporting a brunette wig, heading to the set of Super Ex-Girlfriend, a comedy in which she plays a superhero suffering through a breakup.