New Year's Hot Spots
ST. BART'S, DEC. 29
Lithe as a lifeguard, Kirsten Dunst
hotfoots it across the beach. The actress was on the island to celebrate New Year's with pals (see Scoop, page 24).
BARBADOS, DEC. 28
British socialite Jemima Khan takes her beau Hugh Grant for a Jet Ski ride during their Caribbean holiday.
BARBADOS, DEC. 29
He may be on vacation, but a bemused Simon Cowell
still takes time out to offer a pointer to one tiny performer after she nearly pulls him into her "exposing strangers on the beach" act.
ST. MARTIN, JAN. 1
Uma Thurman shares a little son time with her 3-year-old, Levon, whose dad is Thurman's ex Ethan Hawke.
ST. BART'S, JAN. 1
Tara Reid emerges from a dip in the Caribbean—with no wardrobe malfunctions—before soaking up some rays.
I'm Going to DISNEY WORLD!
ANAHEIM, DEC. 30
On his first visit to Disneyland, Lance Armstrong takes the plunge with girlfriend Sheryl Crow
on the Matterhorn Bobsleds. Making their trip a family affair, the couple brought 17 loved ones along to the park.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, FLA., JAN. 2
John Stamos hosts a Full House
party with former costars Mary-Kate (left) and Ashley Olsen
outside Cinderella's Castle at Walt Disney World. Earlier in the week, the trio shared a grown-up night out, partying at Miami's hot spot Privé until 2:30 a.m.
ANAHEIM, DEC. 30
Two for tea: An enthusiastic Courtney B. Vance takes his wife, Angela Bassett, out for a spin on the Mad Tea Party ride at Disneyland.
MAUI, HAWAII, JAN. 1
Starting the New Year on an upswing, Mischa Barton
can't resist a little wicket fun during a croquet match with her beau, oil heir Brandon Davis. The O.C.
jet-setter met up with Davis and other friends after spending Christmas with her family in Venice.
NEW YORK CITY, DEC. 31
Chelsea Clinton and Ian Klaus, her boyfriend, of three years, sipped and strolled through SoHo.
PASADENA, JAN. 1
Lone star on the sideline: The University of Texas alum Matthew McConaughey
celebrates the Long-horns' 38-37 victory over the Michigan Wolverines at the Rose Bowl.
LONDON, JAN. 3
Kicking-off Harrods' annual January sale, Lucy Liu
cuddles a pair of Pomeranians from the famed department store's pet shop. Store owner Mohamed Al Fayed (far right) pledged about S285,000—or 2 percent of the day's intake—to the tsunami relief effort.
ASPEN, JAN. 2
Chilling: At the popular resort town, Will Smith strikes a pose before racing down the slopes.
ASPEN, JAN. 1
Avid skier Jack Nicholson gears up for the new season from a prime parka space.