LEIPZIG, GERMANY, NOV. 13
Snake charmer Angelina Jolie
gets cozy with a white boa after losing a wager on the German game show Wetten, dass...? (translation: Wanna Bet?). Jolie had gambled against a blind 7-year-old boy, who said he could correctly identify five phone numbers by the dialing sounds alone.
TOKYO, NOV. 12
An animated Tom Hanks waves to the crowd of fans at the Japanese premiere of his holiday movie The Polar Express
NEW YORK CITY, NOV. 11
flashes a grin as she and husband Marc Anthony arrive at a Manhattan recording studio. The following night the couple grabbed a late dinner with six friends at downtown eatery Da Silvano, where the stars grooved along to Abba's "Dancing Queen," which played over the restaurant's speakers.
ROME, NOV. 10
A glowing Gwyneth Paltrow
looks like she's enjoying la dolce vita while promoting her adventure movie Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow
AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS L.A. NOV. 14
Tutu cute singer-cum-designer Gwen Stefani
accessorizes with her entourage of backup dancers modeling Stefani's L.A.M.B. couture.
"You never get tired of this, man," said Usher of the four AMAs he won, including top male performer in both the rock/pop and soul/R & B categories. He and favorite female artist Alicia Keys performed their hit "My Boo."
Ray star Jamie Foxx gets a laugh from a Gucci-clad Ashanti, who presented the favorite rap/hip-hop album award to OutKast. Her third CD, Concrete Rose
, is out Dec. 14.
Sweethearts Nick Lachey
(in Dolce & Gabbana) and Jessica Simpson
(in Alessandro Dell'Acqua) hit a high note on the red carpet. "She looks great—she always looks great," says Lachey. "I don't have to worry about that."
JEN AND BRAD: HALF A WORLD APART
In Hollywood Jennifer Aniston
(left) plays it cute for a closeup on the set of her new thriller Derailed Nov. 11. Two days later in Soweto, South Africa, Brad Pitt
makes friends with one of the locals during his weeklong trip to learn about AIDS prevention in Africa.
LAS VEGAS, NOV. 11
Just say squeeze! During a stop on Victoria's Secret's "Angels Across America" promotional tour, a long-limbed Gisele Bündchen (far right) helps pull her fellow spokeswomen into focus: (from left) Tyra Banks
, Adriana Lima, Heidi Klum
and Alessandra Ambrosio.
LOS ANGELES, NOV. 14
After dinner at Jerry's Deli in West Hollywood, Scarlett Johansson
leaves room for something sweet: a kiss from her beau Jared Leto, who costars in the epic Alexander.
NEW YORK CITY, NOV. 9
Penélope Cruz (left) and Salma Hayek
share a quiet moment at the Avon Speak Out Against Domestic Violence benefit. The duo bonded on the set of their upcoming action film Bandidas
. "We were either eating, talking about food or talking about men," Cruz told the Los Angeles Times.
LONDON, NOV. 10
A peaceful Demi Moore
poses with fellow theatergoer Priscilla Presley at We Will Rock You, a musical scored by Queen. After the show Moore took her daughters—who danced in the aisles to "Bohemian Rhapsody"—backstage to meet the cast.
WEST HOLLYWOOD, NOV. 12
star Mischa Barton
, armed with a Chanel bag, exits a matinee of Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason
with beau Brandon Davis. The following day the actress headed east to start filming The OH in Ohio
, in which she portrays a student having an affair with a teacher played by Paul Rudd.
BEVERLY HILLS, NOV. 11
takes a break from shooting Bewitched
to appear at Oceana's Partners Award Gala, which honours efforts to protect the world's oceans. Kidman Presented an award to her agent, CAA's Rick Nicita, for his contributions to the cause.
NEW YORK CITY, NOV. 13
Michael J. Fox jams with James Taylor on "Steamroller" during Fox's annual A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Cure Parkinson's benefit at the Waldorf-Astoria, which raised close to $5 million. Guests included Katie Couric, Ethan Hawke and Robin Williams, who performed a stand-up routine.