Daily Insider for Oct. 31
November 3, 2003
CAUGHT IN THE ACT
Leonardo DiCaprio hanging out with a brunette woman (not on-again, off-again supermodel girlfriend Giselle) in the downstairs VIP room at L.A.'s Shelter nightclub until 4 a.m.
Cameron Diaz and Justin Timberlake sharing a kiss courtside at the Los Angeles Lakers season opener, while Tobey Maguire and Jennifer Meyer and Heather Locklear and Richie Sambora sat nearby.
A dressed-down Chelsea Clinton – sans boyfriend Ian Klaus – catching the 2003 ING New York Marathon on Nov. 2 with two friends. Clinton was wearing jeans and a T-shirt and had her hair pulled back in a ponytail as she walked among thousands of onlookers on Central Park West. Asked if she came to see P.Diddy, Clinton said, "I have nothing to say."
Sugar Ray's Mark McGrath having lunch at Mel's Diner on Sunset Boulevard with "a guy friend who is equally as hot," according to our spy.
Angelina Jolie, dressed in black, enjoying dinner with a group of friends at the Great Greek Restaurant in Sherman Oaks.
The Lyon's Den's Elizabeth Mitchell visiting The Bar Method in West Los Angeles to take a ballet bar class.
Matthew Perry enjoying dinner with his father at Stanley's restaurant in Sherman Oaks.
Naked Chef Jamie Oliver dining at upscale restaurant One Market in San Francisco.
Gina Gershon, on a break from her band's tour to attend a wedding in L.A., picking up a tube top and a sexy '80s-inspired minidress from the Lotta boutique on Melrose.
Jamie Lee Curtis and husband Christopher Guest "looking happy and cute" during intermission at the grand opening of the Music Center in L.A.
Chris Kattan and Alias star Ron Rifkin eating dinner together at Real Food Daily in L.A. with a group of ladies clustered around them.
NBA star Rick Fox, enjoying late-night congratulatory drinks with fans and friends at Hollywood nightclub Deluxe, following the Los Angeles Lakers' season-opening victory over the Dallas Mavericks.
Heidi Klum getting a manicure at the tony New York salon Josephine's Beauty Retreat. Her color of choice: Essie's Viva La Vespa, a vibrant deep purple.
Chloe Sevigny and her DJ brother, Paul, at Manhattan club Viscaya. She shared a bottle of Moet & Chandon in one of the private booths with several cast members from her soon-to-be-released film Shattered Glass, and left at 1:30 a.m.
Ashley Judd, a global ambassador for YouthAIDS, at the organization's benefit gala at Capitale in Manhattan. Judd, who is planning a trip to Asia this summer, told us that she is looking forward to traveling for such a worthy cause. "I'd like to travel every year," she said. "We'll see how much I'm able to pull off with the other work that I'm doing. I was really ambitious about the length of the trip, but (founder and director of YouthAIDS) Kate Roberts said that she knows I'm a stout, hearty individual and that she didn't feel like I could handle more than two weeks at a time because what you see is simply too sad."
Jerry Seinfeld and wife Jessica at the American Museum of Natural History's Tenth Annual Family Party. Jessica Seinfeld was a co-chair on the organizing committee for the event, along with Katie Couric and designers Liz Lange and Nicole Miller.
HE JUST CAN'T STAY AWAY ...
Looks like Christian Slater is returning to the scene of the crime. Three months after being part of Ben Affleck's much-ballyhooed "bachelor party"-gone-awry in Vancouver, Slater is heading back to the Canadian city, where he still has nothing but compliments for the folks at Brandi's Exotic Nightclub. "It's great there, isn't it? So much fun," says the actor, who reportedly had his back shaved by a stripper during his last trip. But this time around, Slater, 34, says he plans to be on better behavior – or at least to be more stealth. "I only get into trouble if certain people are there, it seems," he tells us.
HAS LIZA MOVED ON?
Just days after serving divorce papers to husband David Gest, Liza Minnelli arrived at the recent opening of L.A.'s Walt Disney Concert Hall with a new man at her side: Beverly Hills "Pawn Broker to the Stars" Yossi Dina. "We are just good friends," insists Dina, owner of South Beverly Wilshire Jewelry and Loan in Beverly Hills, where stars like Rob Lowe, Paula Abdul and Farrah Fawcett have found bargains on rare jewels and priceless pieces of pop culture memorabilia. (Dina's inventory includes paintings by Van Gogh, handwritten love letters from Greta Garbo, Oscar statues and various Super Bowl rings.) "Liza has bought some stuff from me ... cute diamond-and-pearl necklaces," says the 40-something Israeli immigrant, who loaned Minnelli $300,000 worth of diamonds and sapphires for the Disney event. Of his pal's messy divorce, he opined: "You have to be a real loser to sue your wife."
– SEAN DALY
– N.Y. Bureau Staff
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