updated 12/29/2008 AT 01:00 AM EST
•originally published 12/29/2008 AT 01:00 AM EST
New York City, Dec. 14 & 15
Tom Cruise bragged about 2-year-old Suri's vocabulary at the premiere of his film Valkyrie: "The words I love hearing now are 'I love you, Daa Daa.'" The day before, the tot and mom Katie Holmes (inset) hit George Balanchine's The Nutcracker and posed with dancer Ashley Bouder.
KATE & LEO
Los Angeles, Dec. 15
Eleven years after they portrayed Rose and Jack's love affair in Titanic, Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio celebrate the opening of their new film together, Revolutionary Road.
SOMETHING IN THE EGGNOG?
New York City, Dec. 12
Usual PDA-phobes Rihanna and Chris Brown get downright flirty onstage at Z100's Jingle Ball concert, where the couple performed the Cinderella remix of "Umbrella."
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, VANESSA!
Los Angeles, Dec. 14
Zac Efron escorts his leading lady Vanessa Hudgens to a casual lunch to celebrate her 20th birthday.
JESSICA & HONOR'S PLAYDATE
Beverly Hills, Dec. 9
Jessica Alba and daughter Honor spent a sunny afternoon at Coldwater Canyon Park, where the 6-month-old tested out the swings and sandbox.
SEALED WITH A (WET) KISS
Paradise Island, Dec. 13
Joe Jonas gets some love from his newest fan—Cassie, a 15-year-old sea lion—during a visit to Dolphin Cay Atlantis.
WHEN ROCK STARS FLY
Santa Monica, Calif., Dec. 12
Pink flaunts some circus-worthy skills on a trapeze at the Santa Monica Pier.
DREW: BLONDE AMBITION
Los Angeles, Dec. 12
A fair-haired Drew Barrymore tries a new look. Later that night the actress hit Chateau Marmont and met up with pals Matthew Perry, John Krasinski and Emily Blunt.
SHANIA HAPPY AGAIN!
SHANIA & FREDERIC: FRIENDS—OR MORE?
Miami, Dec. 11
Shania Twain continues to jetset with Frédéric Thiébaud (the estranged husband of Shania's former best friend—who allegedly broke up Twain's marriage to Robert "Mutt" Lange). Frédéric, 38, has accompanied Shania, 43, to New York City, the Florida Keys and Paris, and pals are thrilled they're having fun together: "Frédéric is really positive," says a source. "He's a good friend for her."
GETTING CLOSER ...
Paris, Dec. 13
The pair hit the city of love for shopping (and primping?). A week earlier, Frédéric encouraged Shania to skydive in the Florida Keys.
PAULA GETS ANTSY
New York City, Dec. 10
Paula Abdul hits the Late Show with David Letterman (looking a bit like '80s rocker Adam Ant, inset) to promote her upcoming MTV special Rah! Paula Abdul's Cheerleading Bowl and her new HSN jewelry line.
MICHAEL'S ZORRO MOMENT
Los Angeles, Dec. 11
Michael Jackson makes a stop at an antique shop, looking a bit like the legendary crusader (played by Antonio Banderas, inset).
BREAK A LEG, SHREK!
New York City, Dec. 14
Backstage at opening night of Shrek the Musical, Brian d'Arcy James, who plays the ogre in the Broadway production, gets a royal visit from Cameron Diaz, who voices Princess Fiona in the films.
SWAYZE OPENS UP
Los Angeles, Dec. 6
Nine months after revealing his pancreatic cancer diagnosis, Patrick Swayze, with wife Lisa Niemi, right, talks about his battle in the Barbara Walters special Patrick Swayze: The Truth, airing on ABC Jan. 7.
Hollywood, Dec. 9
Kiefer Sutherland sits on dad Donald Sutherland's lap after getting his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
A-ROD'S BUFF BOD
Miami, Dec. 12
New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez does a quick wardrobe change behind his car.