WHAT YOU DIDN’T SEE
The toughest ticket of the festival was to BONO’s U2 3D film bash at Greenhouse—DENNIS QUAID attended and ROBERT REDFORD hit the premiere. The band was rumored to play, but didn’t…. Hyde Lounge at Village at the Yard was the hot spot: JESSICA ALBA and COLIN FARRELL were spotted, and after partying there PARIS HILTON went snow-tubing in a dress and heels…. Post-DUI MISCHA BARTON at the Young Fabulous & Broke party at the Boost Mobile Lounge explained, “I’m more trouble in my free time.” She then hit the Tava launch party at TAO…. CHARLIZE THERON was teased by WOODY HARRELSON for not asking him to join her at the MySpace Cafe…. DAVE ANNABLE complained he’d underdressed for the cold at Teddy’s at the Lift…. DAVID ARQUETTE as Elvis dedicated “Oops! … I Did It Again” to Brit at Heineken Green Room…. A pal says STEPHEN COLLETTI and LAUREN CONRAD “are dating.” Reps didn’t return calls.
NOW OPEN! THE PALAZZO
The big winners in Vegas last weekend? ANGIE HARMON, REBECCA ROMIJN and MANDY MOORE, who took a private tour of the hotel’s Barneys department store. “It was a dream come true” says Harmon. The three-day opening bash of the $1.8 billion casino drew celebs like CLAIRE DANES, HILARY SWANK and CHRISTINA RICCI. “I learned to love gambling,” says Ricci. “I have no strategy, but it’s fun!”
“We aren’t officially living together,” Pete Wentz said of Ashlee Simpson at his Jan. 22 Obama fund-raiser. “But we do have sleepovers pretty much every night.”
At the Australia.com G’Day L.A. gala, OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN dedicated “I Honestly Love You” to three Johns: producer JOHN FARRAR, JOHN TRAVOLTA and her new beau, businessman JOHN EASTERLING….
JAY-Z and Beyoncé Knowles “were all over each other,” says a source at Lebron James’ party at Mansion on South Beach. Jay-Z demanded the club replace the Dom Pérignon with his Ace of Spades brand—which went for $1,250 a bottle….
SIR ELTON JOHN and husband DAVID FURNISH held a baby in South Africa who was born without HIV thanks to the mothers2mothers project of Site B Hospital funded by the Elton John AIDS Foundation.