Yesterday a photograph made the rounds on the internet purporting to show Bad Brains frontman H.R. and Brooke Shields sitting together on a couch, with Shields leaning over and lighting what appeared to be a marijuana pipe. Which would be amazing. A spokesperson for Shields quickly denied that it's her. But Bad Brains' management has issued a statement to Gawker claiming that the photo indeed shows H.R. and Shields getting high together in 1983.
"Real Housewives" Kelly Bensimon and Jill Zarin posing for a pic on the LES yesterday after having lunch at Little Giant ... Brooke Shields shopping downtown ... Celine Dion leaving Serge Normant at John Frieda Salon in the meatpacking district, and later stopping off at Dylan's Candy Bar with her son ... Steve Martin eating lunch yesterday at Via Quadronno on Madison Avenue ... Sarah Jessica Parker walking son James to school in the Village ... Cynthia Nixon's partner, Christine Marinoni, walking downtown ... Emily Blunt arriving at the studios of the Today show ... Taylor Momsen on the set of Gossip Girl in the meatpacking district ... Pete Wentz shopping with his son Bronx ... Kate Hudson leaving MTV in Times Square ... and Rihanna shopping at Fendi on Fifth Avenue.
Ashley Greene leaving The Box last night with Kings of Leon bassist Jared Followill ... Robert Pattinson out and about in the meatpacking district ... John Mayer getting out of an SUV in Times Square ... Brooke Shields shopping in SoHo ... Julian Lennon walking in Midtown with a friend ... Ed Westwick shooting scenes for Gossip Girl on Central Park West ... Cyndi Lauper exiting Roseland Ballroom through the back door ... Anderson Cooper leaving the Ralph Lauren store on his bike ... Taylor Lautner shopping at Calvin Klein ... Josh Duhamel on the set of The Romantics ... Fergie leaving her hotel ... Katie Holmes leaving a Starbucks on Long Island ... and Kim Kardashian shopping with her mom, Kris Jenner.
Simon Cowell can't escape the coif, Bai Ling has a hungry pussy, Mel Gibson throws sticks and stones, and the Brangelina+Gosselin vortex will sink us all.
Liev Schreiber and Naomi Watts out for a walk downtown ... Gwen Stefani arriving at JFK ... Brooke Shields and husband Chris Henchy apartment hunting in SoHo ... Shia LaBeouf running on Madison Avenue ... Hilary Duff shooting scenes for The Business of Falling In Love ... Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson arriving at his hotel ... Zach Braff walking his dog ... Gerard Butler leaving MTV studios in Times Square ... Samuel L. Jackson filming scenes for The Other Guys ... Will Ferrell on the set of the same movie with his wife and kids ... Lindsay Lohan standing outside Gemma on the Bowery ... and Sienna Miller walking her dog.
Sienna Miller walking her dog ... Brooke Shields running errands around town ... Lindsay Lohan shopping at Curve on Mercer Street in SoHo and later heading off in an SUV ... Hilary Duff walking to the Gossip Girl set ... Jessica Szohr shopping at The Limited in SoHo ... Matt Damon filming scenes for The Adjustment Bueau in the rain ... Naomi Watts posing for a photo shoot outside the Cooper Square Hotel ... Shia LaBeouf spitting on the sidewalk outside his trailer on the set of Wall Street 2 .. . Michael Urie and America Ferrera shooting scenes for Ugly Betty ... and Jessica Simpson leaving Nobu after having dinner with hair stylist Ken Paves and her mom.
• Things are heating up between Justin Timberlake and Rihanna. "Hot grinding sessions," "steamy private after-parties," "impromptu lap dances," and non-stop texting sessions have all been on the agenda in recent days, at least if you're buying what the Star's "sources" are selling. [Star]
• Madonna will do anything for the young Brazilian man in her life, Jesus Luz. And if that means taking him to the downtown gay bar Easternbloc so he can "get some DJ experience in her old hood," well, then so be it. [P6]
• Daniel Craig and Hugh Jackman's play, A Steady Rain, has set a record for the "highest weekly sales of a non-musical play." We're guessing their good looks, not just their acting talent, may have something to do with that. [Reuters]
Josh Hartnett walking around the West Village ... Rihanna heading into Da Silvano in a super-sheer top ... Jake Gyllenhaal talking to Constantine Maroulis at the U.S. Open ... Mickey Rourke walking near Bryant Park with an unidentified female ... Brooke Shields walking her dog in SoHo ... Shia LaBeouf and Carey Mulligan riding a motorcycle for Wall Street 2 ... Becki Newton hailing a cab on Fifth Avenue ... Hugh Jackman hanging out with his kids downtown ... Rachel Bilson getting in an SUV outside her hotel ... Matthew Broderick walking son James to school ... Jude Law arriving at the Broadhurst Theatre ... Matt Damon shooting scenes for his new movie ... LaToya Jackson waving to photographers outside her hotel ... Kate Gosselin leaving her hotel ... and Madonna leaving dinner with Jesus Luz, and later attending a performance of "The Steady Rain" starring Hugh Jackman and Daniel Craig.
Rihanna leaving lunch at SoHo House, and later heading to dinner at Da Silvano ... Kate Hudson hailing a taxi with a friend downtown ... Bette Midler filming a segment for Live With Regis And Kelly outside ABC Studios ... John Stamos leaving the Waverly Inn with an unidentified woman ... Gerard Butler carrying his dog in the Village ... Mischa Barton walking her dog on the set of The Beautiful Life ... Brooke Shields leaving a party ... Tyra Banks posing for a photo shoot on the street in SoHo ... and Jennifer Aniston filming scenes for The Bounty at the Ritz-Carlton in Battery Park.