June 28, 2004 12:00 PM


To celebrate their 18th birthday on June 13, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen were headed to Mexico–or at least that’s what they told the media. Actually, the pair planned to spend the day poolside at the Beverly Hills Hotel. But when that news got out, the sisters fled to a private home with their family and a few of their close friends. So what do you get for teens worth about $150 million each? Among the gifts they received: cashmere sweaters ($420) and necklaces ($450) from their favorite L.A. store, Intuition; and the new Ugg handbags ($250)–which won’t be available to the public for another two months.


At least that’s what Bruce Willis and George Clooney did. On June 14 Clooney, who’s in town shooting Ocean’s Twelve, and Willis turned up at the Jazz Café with several Ocean’s crew members at 1 a.m. Sources say the two stars went behind the bar and mixed vodka shots for the crowd. Later, both Clooney and Willis got cozy, trading smooches with some women in the bar. The party didn’t break up until around 3 a.m.


Charlize Theron is transforming her body again, only this time the Oscar winner is slimming down and pumping up. She next stars in Aeon Flux, a sci-fi thriller about a futuristic assassin–in a skintight suit, of course. Stunt coordinator Charlie Croughwell has her on a high-protein, low-carb diet and four-hour-a-day workouts. Theron has also started working with Cirque du Soleil performer Terry Bartlett to learn some gymnastic moves. (After her first day, she was doing back handsprings.) Has the actress’s body changed much? Says Croughwell: “We fit her for some flying harnesses two weeks ago, but we had to send them back because she has gotten smaller.”


Las Vegas is known for its odds–and its oddities, as one newlywed couple recently discovered. After saying their I dos, they walked out of the Bellagio Hotel’s wedding chapel–and into a scene with Sandra Bullock, who was filming Miss Congeniality 2. “The chapel doors opened, and the couple walked right onto our set,” says Bullock’s costar Enrique Murciano. “Sandy hugged them and even did a bit on their wedding video. That’s the type of person she is.”


Have Pink and professional motocross racer Carey Hart, who called it quits last year when she kept time with rocker Tommy Lee, reignited their romance? Reps won’t comment, but the tattooed couple seemed pretty affectionate as they took two of the pop star’s dogs for a romp at Seal Beach outside L.A., where they sealed the day with a kiss.

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