Star Tracks for Dec. 19, 2006

The Simple Life Star revs up for the holidays with a party thrown by BFF Paris Hilton. Plus: Beyoncé, Katie Holmes and more

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Golden Globe nominee Cate Blanchett glows in Armani at the New York City premiere of her film Notes on a Scandal, in which she plays a pottery teacher who gets involved with a 15-year-old student. "I blushed my way through the entire procedure," she told reporters of filming romantic scenes with young costar Andrew Simpson.