After his 22-year tenure as the host the Late Show, there was almost nothing that could bring David Letterman out of his well-deserved retirement. Except for, apparently, former The Apprentice host and current dried apricot Donald Trump.
Fashion Week queen bee Fern Mallis turns 61 today. The legendary Diana Ross turns 65. Nancy Pelosi is 69. Keira Knightley is celebrating her 24th. Steven Tyler is 61. Curtis Sliwa turns 55. Michael Imperioli is 43. Journalist Bob Woodward turns 66. Author Erica Jong is 67. Martin Short is 59. James Caan is turning 69. Amy Smart is 33. Jennifer Grey is 49. Leeza Gibbons turns 52. Kenny Chesney is turning 41. NBC's Chris Hansen turns 50. Hedge fund manager William von Mueffling is 41. And Elaine Chao, the former Labor Secretary and current sister-in-law of Bruce Wasserstein, is 56 today.
1/28 — I gasped and pointed like an amateur when I saw MARTIN SHORT at the Brian Wilson show on January 28. Mainly I was shocked to see him there, but I also couldn't believe how young and handsome he looked. It was like "The Days of the Week" was only yesterday. [Hollywood PrivacyWatch is written by and for Defamer readers; send your sightings to email@example.com.]