Brian Austin Green (Beverly Hills, 90210) took Tiffani-Amber Thiessen (Saved by the Bell) to Rising Sun’s opening in L.A. Her rep says that the two are sweethearts; his that they’re just friends. We’re confused.
Music man: Actor-director Robert Townsend did his Hollywood shuffle while fronting a marching band at the New York City premiere of his latest movie, Meteor Man. He plays an inner-city schoolteacher with superhuman powers in the comedy, which opened last Friday (Aug. 6).
Supermodel Elle Macpherson, known in her native Australia as the Body, enjoyed a St. Tropez sea ‘scape in France with her steady beau, gallery owner Tim Jeffries (who’s known in his native Britain as the former hubby of ex-soft-porn star Koo Stark). Check out File’s temporary tattoo.
Oprah Winfrey walked fiancé Stedman Graham straight down the aisle—to a Cirque de Soleil performance in Chicago. No word yet on the duo’s wedding date. Oprah‘s busy right now filming There Are No Children Here, a TV movie.
Rocker and small-town booster John Mellencamp, 5’8″, did a box step to size up fellow Hoosier Larry Bird, 6’10”, when the former Boston Celtics star interviewed him in West Baden, Ind., for an upcoming segment on VH1. Mellencamp’s new LP, Human Wheels, is due Sept. 7.