As if Leonardo DiCaprio‘s life weren’t sufficiently charmed, the Titanic star (wearing the ceremonial colors of the Los Angeles Lakers sect) humbly accepted a Buddhist amulet from monk Prakoo Witchitsanga-pairoch in Phuket, Thailand, where the actor is filming The Beach, a drama due for Christmas release.
In Paris, recovering party girl Kate Moss didn’t let her recent stint in a London rehab facility stop her from celebrating her 25th birthday. But she reportedly stuck to mineral water at the bash, which was thrown by designer Donatella Versace.
Looking as if she’s ready to shed her haus-Nanny image, Fran Drescher pounded the pavement in New York City with a four-legged friend while shooting a Pizza Hut commercial scheduled to premiere during the Super Bowl pregame show on FOX Jan. 31. The actress says that this—the sixth—will be the final season of her popular CBS sitcom. “I’ve always stayed too long at the fair my whole life, and I’m not going to do that with The Nanny,” Drescher told Entertainment Tonight.
Bemused buccaneers from Montpelier Junior School in Plymouth, England (wearing the old school tie, we Kidd you not), kept an eye out—one each—for Prince Charles as they prepared to perform a number from The Pirates of Penzance. His Royal Highness opened a new building at the school.
Just Shoot Me’s Enrico Colantoni got a little cheeky with his costar Laura San Giacomo at the NBC All-Star party during the network’s winter press tour in Pasadena, Calif. She struggled bravely; he didn’t care.
United artists: Kurt Russell and his ultra-steady, Goldie Hawn, joined the long list of theater buffs who have gotten an eyeful of Nicole Kidman in The Blue Room, a two-person Broadway play in which she appears, very briefly, buck naked.
Making a public spectacle, Drew Carey improvised with the nearest piece of glassware when Brother’s Keeper actor Justin Cooper, 10, tried on his horn-rims at the ABC winter press tour in Pasadena, Calif.