The Fall and Rise of Kara DioGuardi

Richard Lawson · 05/26/11 04:58PM

A one-time reality also-ran is now getting the chance to be in the spotlight twice. Also today: trouble at The X Factor, three actors spark up doobies over at Weeds, and Oprah is bigger than ever.

The Good Guys Encounter A Murderous Femme Fatale

nightintern · 11/01/10 04:45PM

You'd think that Dan and Jack would be no match for a catsuit-clad female assassin, but fortunately, their bumbling incompetence is the last thing this professional hit-woman expects out of an adversary.

Dan Stark Tames a Wild Cougar on the Good Guys

nightintern · 10/25/10 01:28PM

Where I come from, back before the term "cougar" entered the common parlance, we referred to such animals as "barracudas," so I was thrilled to hear The Good Guys punctuate this specimen's arrival with that particular song from Heart.

Happy Birthday

cityfile · 11/24/09 07:45AM

Actress Katherine Heigl turns 31 today. Colin Hanks, the actor and son of Tom Hanks, is turning 32. Acclaimed author Arundhati Roy turns 48. Former congressman and outgoing MPAA chairman Dan Glickman is 66. Former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue is 69. Former White House Press Secretary Marlin Fitzwater is turning 67. Former Beatle Pete Best is 68. And the infamous Linda Tripp is turning 60.

Leonardo DiCaprio Just Can't Stop Kicking Supermodels to the Curb

The Cajun Boy · 06/10/09 06:40AM

Leo the Great dumped Bar Refaeli, Britney Spears is banging her agent at William Morris, Miley Cyrus dumped her boyfriend and is after Nick Jonas, Lauren Conrad's new novel will be horrendous, and David Carradine bought lots of sex toys.

Beyoncé Goes Shopping, Leo & Bar Part Ways?

cityfile · 06/10/09 06:01AM

• The British paparazzi have seen it all over the years, but even they were surprised by a shopping expedition by Beyoncé in London last week. The singer required two chauffeur-driven cars/limos and a small army of bodyguards to escort her to the store. Even though it happened to be located about 15 yards from the front door to her hotel. [Telegraph]
• On-again, off-again couple Leonardo DiCaprio and Bar Refaeli appear to be in "off" mode, according to People. But Us says Bar and Leo are still together and even have photos of the couple shopping yesterday to prove it. Say a little prayer and hope for the best, won't you? [People, Us]
• There doesn't seem much doubt about the status of Kanye West's relationship with model Amber Rose. West's rep has confirmed that it's over. [P6]

The Wednesday Party Report

cityfile · 03/11/09 04:09PM

The Museum of the City of New York's Director’s Council held its annual Winter Ball last night. Among the 600 attendees at the Versace-sponsored event were Steve and Christine Schwarzman, Patricia Duff, Allison and Peter Rockefeller, Shoshanna Lonstein Gruss (left), Andrew Rosen, Wilbur and Hilary Geary Ross, Rachel and Ara Hovnanian, Nicole Miller and Kim Taipale, Woody Johnson and Suzanne Ircha, Meredith Melling Burke, Dennis Basso, Valesca Guerrand Hermès, Amanda Cutter Brooks, Helen Lee Schifter, Celerie Kemble, Cristina Cuomo, Sylvester and Gillian Miniter, Dayssi Olarte de Kanavos, Marjorie Gubelmann, Cynthia Lufkin and Dan Lufkin, Debbie Bancroft, Heather Mnuchin, Jennifer Creel, Zani Gugelmann, John Demsey, Jonathan and Somers White Farkas, Mark Gilbertson, Alexandra Lebenthal and Jay Diamond, Byrdie Bell, Allison Brokaw, Peter and Jamee Gregory, Geoffrey Bradfield, Antony Todd, Serena Boardman, Tatiana and Campion Platt, Maggie Betts, Johannes Huebl and Olivia Palermo, Bronson Van Wyck, Douglas Hannant, Karen Duffy, Jack Bryan, Brian Reyes, Yigal Azrouel, and Amy Fine Collins. [PMc, NYSD, MS, WWD, GoaG]

Happy Birthday

cityfile · 11/24/08 07:59AM

Actress Katherine Heigl celebrated with a big bash last week, but her actual birthday is today—she's 30. Colin Hanks, the actor and son of Tom Hanks, turns 31 today. Actor Billy Connolly is 67. Famed author Arundhati Roy is 47. Dan Glickman, the chairman of the MPAA and a former congressman, is 65. Former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue is 68. And the infamous Linda Tripp turns 59 today.