EDDIE’S WEDDING BLISS
No bridezillas here. EDDIE MURPHY and fiancée TRACEY EDMONDS are taking the team approach to planning their upcoming nuptials. “It’s [a] back-and-forth,” Murphy told Insider Sept. 19 at the Los Angeles premiere of the new comedy Good Luck Chuck, which Edmonds produced. “We both have the same idea of what we want,” explained Edmonds. Although the couple (who started dating last year and got engaged in July after Murphy presented Edmonds with a yellow Cartier diamond ring) remain mum on the exact details of their big day, one thing is for sure: “We want to make it fun and casual,” said Edmonds. “And small!”
SHIELDS’ FAMILY AFFAIR
Talk about a cool mom. BROOKE SHIELDS let her older daughter, Rowan, 4, get a tattoo—albeit a temporary one—at the Promises Foundation’s 2nd Annual Polo in the Palisades fundraiser Sept. 16 in Pacific Palisades, Calif. Shields (who was a cochair of the event) was joined by husband Chris Henchy and daughter Grier, 1, at the bash, which raised money for Miriam’s House, a home for former addicts and their children.
KERRY WASHINGTON is no ordinary video vixen. The actress starred in and codirected the video for “I Want You,” the new single by rapper Common. “It [was] really fun,” the first-time director told Insider. “I kept thinking, ‘When is it going to get hard?'”
LIV TYLER‘s son Milo, 2, is already showing off his pedigree. “He’s very musical,” says Milo’s dad, rocker Royston Langdon. “He went to an Aerosmith concert [where granddad Steven Tyler performed] and sat on stage with Liv and loved it.”
PARIS HILTON‘s new flame is aspiring Swedish model (and former deliveryman) Alexander Väggö, 20. “It’s obvious we come from two different worlds,” he told a Swedish paper. But, “She is easy to get along with.”