Model and MTV host Alexa Chung turns 26 today. Yankees star Johnny Damon has two reasons to celebrate today: The Yankees won the World Series last night, of course; and it's also Damon's 36th birthday today. Ryan Adams is turning 35 today. Bryan Adams is turning 50. (Confusing!) Tilda Swinton is 49. Economist Jeffrey Sachs is turning 55. Actress Tatum O'Neal is 46. Folk legend Art Garfunkel turns 68. Famke Janssen is 44. Actor Sam Rockwell is turning 41. Kevin Jonas of the Jonas Brothers is 22. And Kris Jenner, the woman to blame for creating all those Kardashian girls, turns 54 today.
♦ Madonna and A-Rod are reportedly shopping for "love nests" on the Upper East Side. They're looking for something between Fifth and Park, from 60th Street through the 80s, in case you have any suggestions. Oh, and they're looking for retreats in Hamptons, too. [P6]
♦ The blame game begins: Ivana's friends say her split with Rossano Rubicondi was his fault because he's been dating a model. Rossano, meanwhile, says Ivana is to blame because she's been dating a model. [R&M]
♦ Robert and Blaine Trump are scheduled to make their first appearance in Manhattan Supreme Court this morning as the couple looks to end their 25-year marriage. Prepare for things to get "exceptionally ugly." [NYP]
♦ Uma Thurman's parents unknowingly hired one of the bookers from Ashley Dupre's escort agency to run their upstate yoga center. [NYP]