updated 02/02/2004 AT 01:00 AM EST
•originally published 02/02/2004 AT 01:00 AM EST
PARIS, JAN. 14-19
Sarah Jessica Parker hits the streets of gay Paris (1) and shows off a certain je ne sais quoi near the Eiffel Tower (2) while filming the final scenes of Sex and the City. The actress enjoys the view from a balcony (3) at the Plaza Athénée, but will Carrie Bradshaw set her sights on Mr. Big or Aleksandr Petrovsky? (She's been shooting scenes with both.) Parker catches up with Chris Noth, who plays Big, and Gwen Stefani (4) at a party for haute couture week. After wrapping a few cozy scenes with Mikhail Baryshnikov (5), as well as four different show endings, the HBO star dolls up for a Dior show (6). Everything you wanted to know about Sex will be revealed when the finale airs Feb. 22.
GLASGOW, SCOTLAND, JAN. 14
While on tour, Justin Timberlake coaches soccer—note his fine time-out form—for Berryhill Primary students at Hampden Park as part of a local soccer program sponsored by McDonald's.
L.A., JAN. 15
Halle Berry doesn't pussyfoot around in her leather Catwoman costume. Days earlier she bought pet supplies for her new kitty Fig Newton, one of 60 rescued shelter cats used in Berry's upcoming flick.
A Couple of Knockouts
WOLLONGONG, AUSTRALIA, JAN. 19
Old pals Nicole Kidman and Russell Crowe catch up while cheering Aussie boxer Anthony Mundine, who beat Japan's Yoshinori Nishizawa in a WBA supermiddleweight world title fight.
GLASGOW, JAN. 20
George Clooney leaves his hotel after meeting with cast and crew and visiting a former mental hospital for The Jacket, a thriller he's coproducing.
Putting on the Ditz
NEW YORK CITY, JAN. 19
After touting the new season of Newlyweds on Late Show with David Letterman, Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey head to Mr. Chow's for dinner with their pals Jamie-Lynn Discala (The Sopranos) and her manager husband, A.J.
KATE MOSS TURNS 30
LONDON, JAN. 16
Kate Moss ushers in her 30th birthday (1) with a theme party inspired by F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel of 1920s hedonism, The Beautiful and the Damned. Guests included Gwyneth Paltrow (2), Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood (3), designer Stella McCartney (in white) with Pretender Chrissie Hynde (4) and Naomi Campbell (5). Moss's biggest present this year? A $27 million deal to be the face of Calvin Klein for the next five years.
LOS ANGELES AND SANTA MONICA, JAN. 15
A tummy rub wasn't the only show of affection Debra Messing got from appearing on Ellen DeGeneres's talk fest. The Will & Grace star, who's due this spring, also made off with two cases of her favorite breakfast cereal, Kellogg's Frosted Mini-Wheats. "I liked them before [I got pregnant], but they've become something of monolithic proportions," said the actress. Meanwhile, Reese Witherspoon and Cindy Crawford drop off their respective 4-year-olds, Ava and Presley, at the same nursery school in Santa Monica. Next time they should starpool.
PARIS, JAN. 19
Is that Cher and Cher alike? Nope, it's Donatella Versace and Christina Aguilera doing a double take in leather jackets by Versace, natch, at the party following the designer's fashion show during haute couture week.
BURBANK, JAN. 15
Even though she's shooting the final episode of Friends Jan. 23, Jennifer Aniston manages to share a no-tears moment while steering her Giverny green Range Rover.
The Olden Arches
ROME, JAN. 15
Kevin Costner and his fiancée, handbag designer Christine Baumgartner, stroll hand-in-hand around the Roman Colosseum. The pair, who'll tie the knot this summer, also visited the Catacombs and ambled down the Via Condotti.