October 02, 2000 12:00 PM

Bravehead? The Man Without a Follicle? Beyond Thunderdome? No, Mel Gibson (in L.A.) didn’t shave his head for some skewed sequel; he did it, said his rep, just for fun. He next stars in What Women Want this December.

Although he appeared to be in an enviable position—flanked by Dr. T and the Women costars Laura Dern (left) and Farrah Fawcett at the Toronto film festival—Richard Gere said he’d rather be “with my son [Homer, 7 months] in New York.”

In Manhattan, celebs appeared ready to stuff the ballot box for Al Gore at a Radio City Music Hall concert that raised $6.5 million for the Democratic National Committee. Performer Sheryl Crow (far left) elected to speak to Jessica Lange; Julia Roberts (right) cast her lot with boyfriend Benjamin Bratt.

In Gloucestershire, England, Prince Harry and his pop struck an official but somewhat informal pose—they ditched the ties and coats—on the occasion of Harry’s 16th birthday.

In the spirit of New York City’s Fashion Week, actors Milla Jovovich and Billy Zane tilted their schnozzes skyward while voguing at a party for the U.K. magazine Dazed & Confused.

Following her Emmy win, actress Sela Ward took her stylin’ daughter Anabella, 2, to see The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea, a direct-to-video sequel, in Los Angeles. Ward’s second season of Once and Again begins Oct. 24.

In Sydney, First Fan Chelsea Clinton (with special assistant to the First Lady Huma Abedin) cheered—loudly—for her fellow Americans in the men’s 4×100-meter freestyle relay but watched the home team, anchored by Ian Thorpe, pull ahead of the U.S., who settled for silver at the Olympic Games.

It’s great to have goals; a well-padded Tim Robbins (on the move in New York City) tries to pick up a hockey stick as often as he can. He’ll take his next shot on the big screen in the thriller Antitrust, slated to open early next year.

The Honeymooners: In Malibu, ex-Baywatcher Alexandra Paul and triathlete Ian Murray, who wed the day before, competed in a triathlon to benefit the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation.

Odd Couple: Even though their respective lawyers are still child-support Payments (no settlement as of yet) Mick Jagger, 57, and former girlfriend Luciana Morad, 30, seemed perfectly Palsy-walsy as they strolled in a London park with their son Lucas, 1. Jagger has four children with model Jerry Hall, including another son, Gabriel, 2.

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