updated 04/19/2004 AT 01:00 AM EDT
•originally published 04/19/2004 AT 01:00 AM EDT
Kids' Choice Awards
LOS ANGELES, APRIL 3
BRING IT ON
Cohosts Cameron Diaz and a wigged-out Mike Myers open the show dressed as cheerleaders. "This is fun," says Myers. "I feel pretty."
Waving to fans, Jennifer Garner admits she wanted to enter the celeb burp off. "If I had the right ammunition," she says, "I could do it."
HOP NO POP
George Lopez carries his daughter Mayan, 7, across the orange carpet.
Proving that sisters stick together through ick and thin, supersoaked twins Mary-Kate (left) and Ashley Olsen give each other moral support as the slime-time drama unfolds.
WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR
American Idol reject William Hung and his backup singer—a group called Gonnabees—got the preshow crowd revved up with a rousing rendition of "Y.M.C.A."
HUGH GO, BOSS!
Aussie actor Hugh Jackman scores high points for the celebrity burp contest, taking the throne from last year's champ, Justin Timberlake.
QUEEN UP IN AISLE FIVE
Favorite actress nominee Queen Latifah gets slaphappy with the kids.
A PASSION FOR FASHION
Before presenting the award for Favorite Male TV Star, Jennifer Lopez J.-glows in D Squared pants, a Rick Owens shirt and Missoni hat—not to mention the engagement ring from Ben Affleck on her left middle finger—as she clutches a "Passion" bag from her personal collection.
BRENTWOOD, CALIF., APRIL 4
Meg Ryan joins her ex Dennis Quaid at New York Bagel. The two had breakfast—accompanied by their son Jack, 11—then gave each other a hug before leaving.
MALIBU, APRIL 4
A well-balanced Adam Sandler shows off his surfing skills at Malibu Beach while his bulldog Matzoball (inset) keeps a watchful eye from the safety of the shore. The actor has been an avid surfer for the past two years.
Meet and Greet
LOS ANGELES, APRIL 1
At a Lakers game with sweetie Leonardo DiCaprio (right, in cap), Gisele Bündchen high-fives Natalia Bryant, 1—Kobe Bryant's daughter—as Natalia's mom, Vanessa (far left), looks on.
Legging It Out
BASEL, SWITZERLAND, MARCH 27
A ticklish Charlize Theron laughs as guest host Günther Jauch inspects her ankle tattoo on the German game show Wetten, dass..? (translation: Wanna Bet?). The actress won a wager that a contestant would correctly identify a clip from the 2003 Tour de France.
LOS ANGELES, APRIL 2
Angelina Jolie and her casually dressed costar Brad Pitt take a coffee break on the set of their thriller Mr. and Mrs. Smith. The pair play a married couple who discover that they're assassins hired to kill each other.
From Here to Eternity...Or Until the Tide Comes In
BALI, INDONESIA, MARCH 30
Anna Kournikova and Enrique Iglesias quell recent reports that they've split by taking a surf-and-smooch break in Bali. In February the tennis hottie had been spotted dining out with Derek Jeter and partying with Mark Wahlberg.
ATLANTA, APRIL 2
Andre 3000 mugs with presenter Denzel Washington (right) before being honored with his OutKast bandmate Big Boi at the Recording Academy's Atlanta Heroes Awards.
ROUND ROCKS, TEXAS, APRIL 3
While filming a segment for the next season of The Simple Life, Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie crack up at a minor-league baseball game where they served as batgirls and sold hot dogs at a concession stand.
After the Split
GHANA AND MOROCCO, MARCH 30 & APRIL 1
Tom Cruise (below) greets kids in Jamestown, Ghana, while scouting locations for the third Mission: Impossible movie. Meanwhile, his ex-girlfriend Penélope Cruz (right) cuddles a kitten she picked up in Morocco, where she's filming Sahara. Neither was lonely for long: On April 4 the former couple met up in Berlin. "They're not back together," says a rep for Cruise. "She flew over to say hi. They hadn't seen each other since January. They're good friends, and they'll be seeing a lot of each other. People should get used to it."
MATT & BEN'S PLAYING PARTNERS
BEVERLY HILLS AND LAS VEGAS, MARCH 31 & APRIL 4
Good Time Hunting
While in Las Vegas at the Bellagio for an old pal's bachelor party on April 4, Matt Damon (above, in floral shirt) and Ben Affleck park themselves at a poker table, along with Affleck's coach Annie Duke (right), the world's top-ranked female poker player. Duke has been working with Affleck since November but won't say whether she's teaching him the finer points of No-Limit Texas Hold 'Em, her expertise.
Five days earlier in Beverly Hills, Damon gets a hand, a hug and a kiss from his new sweetie Luciana Barroso. Later that night the pair joined Affleck for dinner at Marino in Los Angeles.