updated 03/29/2004 AT 01:00 AM EST
•originally published 03/29/2004 AT 01:00 AM EST
CANCUN, MARCH 12
A focused Matthew Perry autographs as many bare bellies as he can in two minutes for MTV's Spring Break 2004. The Friends star beat actress Lindsay Lohan, 42 stomach signings to 33.
HOLLYWOOD, MARCH 12
Tom Hanks and wife Rita Wilson flash killer smiles at the premiere of The Ladykillers. When asked if the eccentric professor he plays in the comedy was inspired by a KFC icon, Hanks says: "There's no Colonel Sanders whatsoever—other than the goofy hat and the bow tie."
The Racer's Edge
SONOMA. CALIF., MARCH 9
Avid motorcyclist Matt LeBlanc dons racing leather and revs up his Aprilia Nera bike at the Infineon Raceway, where he hit speeds nearing 100 mph.
NORTHRIDGE, CALIF., MARCH 11
Displaying plenty of flexibility. Jessica Simpson flaunts her $650 Louis Vuitton sandals while promoting her rereleased CD, In This Skin, at Tower Records.
ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY
NEW YORK CITY, MARCH 15
King for a Day
Hearing the crowd's approval, inductee Prince launches into a medley of his hits including "Kiss" with updated lyrics like "You don't have to watch Sex and the City to have an attitude!"
Clinging to new sweetie Jaime Pressly, Kid Rock said, "I'm a wreck," of introducing inductee Bob Seger. Later a calmer Kid sang "Sweet Little Rock and Roller" With Tom Petty and Jackson Browne.
Presenters Alicia Keys and outKast's Big Boi (left) and Andre 3000 profess their love of prince, who later gave the trio a group hug.
Keith Richards gets familial support from his 19-year-old daughter Theodora. While honoring ZZ Top, the Rolling Stone said, "These cats are steeped in the blues, and so am I. And several other things..."
SUNRISE, FLA., MARCH 12
Beyoncé skimps on fabric but not on pyrotechnics during her Ladies First tour with Missy Elliott and Alicia Keys. When the diva sang "Crazy in Love," her boyfriend Jay-Z made a surprise appearance, rapping along with her Grammy-winning hit.
LOS ANGELES, March 11
Wearing a Marc Jacobs lamé jacket, Winona Ryder indulges her taste for shop-hopping as she and actress Jada Pinkett Smith while away an afternoon on Melrose Avenue.
Ladies Who Lunch
BUCKINGHAM PALACE, LONDON, MARCH 11
At a luncheon celebrating International Women's Day. Queen Elizabeth holds court with fellow Brits (from left) Kate Moss. Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling, Heather Mills-McCartney and singer Charlotte Church. When Her Majesty asked Moss. "What do you have to do to be a model?" she replied, "You just have to dress up. really."
Run for the Money
VANCOUVER, MARCH 13
Justin Timberlake gets pumped up filming a scene for the upcoming drama Edison. The pop star plays a journalist who blows the whistle on a group of corrupt cops with the help of his editor, played by Morgan Freeman.
New Leash On Life
MIAMI BEACH, MARCH 12
Paris Hilton (left) and Nicole Richie take their dogs, Tinkerbell (not pictured) and Honey, a sweater-wearing shih tzu, on a stroll while shooting the second season of The Simple Life.
WEST HOLLYWOOD, MARCH 10
Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson poke fun—and fingers—at fellow American Idol judge Simon Cowell (center) during a bash for the show's top 12 finalists (see page 72). "Last season's bunch was pretty boring," says Jackson. "I'm very excited about this bunch because they're so unpredictable. There will definitely be sparks."
Pretty in Pink
HOLLYWOOD, MARCH 13
New mom Angie Harmon cradles her 5-month-old daughter, Finley, while hanging out with her husband, NFL star Jason Sehorn, who's currently nursing a broken foot.
The Casting Ouch!
BEVERLY HILLS, MARCH 13
Sure, Colin Farrell may be hobbling—but he's dashing all the way. The Irish actor stopped at a doctor's office for a checkup on his foot and arm, which he injured after falling down the stairs of a hotel in Thailand.
PALM BEACH GARDENS, FLA., MARCH 13
Serena Williams takes a break from practice to smooch her sweetie, Red Dragon director Brett Ratner (who was once engaged to actress Rebecca Gayheart). The tennis star hasn't played a match since winning Wimbledon last July.