At the Super Bowl halftime show in Tampa, Britney Spears caught a buss from rocker Steven Tyler, who taught her how to “Walk This Way” during a performance that also included ‘N Sync, Mary J. Bilge, Nelly and Tyler’s band, Aerosmith.
Relatively speaking: Princess Diana’s brother Earl Spencer returned to his alma mater, England’s Eton College, to visit nephew Prince Harry, 16. They cheered on Harry’s pals in a Field Game match (an Eton hybrid of rugby and soccer).
And have a nice day: Drew Barrymore put on a happy face as she checked out her lipstick on a break from filming the Penny Marshall-directed comedy Riding in Cars with Boys in New York City.
In Washington, D.C., director Steven Spielberg blew a kiss to his family after receiving an honorary knighthood at the British embassy. “This is the stuff that all of our childhood fantasies come from, ” he said. “Courtliness, civility and honor.”
Powder buffs: Hollywood made its annual pilgrimage to Park City, Utah, for the Sundance Film Festival. Flakey snowboarder Courtney Love (left) sped down the slopes on a break from promoting her drama Julie Johnson. Meanwhile (above, left to right), Rita Wilson, Mariel Hemingway and Carmen Electra braved the chill to celebrate a screening of their comedy Perfume.
In Manhattan, former U.S. HUD Secretary Andrew Cuomo (right) announced plans to run for governor of New York in 2002. Supporters included wife Kerry Kennedy Cuomo, her cousin Caroline Kennedy Schloss-berg and Martin Luther King III (second from left).
Although Matthew McConaughey stayed close to Family Law’s Salli Richardson at the L.A. premiere of his new romance The Wedding Planner, a rep for the actress says—as usual—the pair are “very good friends.”
Guess who came to dinner? Actress Lynn Whitfield and Harry Belafonte turned out to help honor Sidney Poitier at a New York City gala that raised more than $500,000 for the University of the West Indies.
Fly, fly, fly: Truly in sync, three members of ‘N Sync-from left, Joey Fatone, J.C. Chasez and Lance Bass—plus their assistant Beth Flanagan flipped for the Montu roller coaster at Busch Gardens theme park in Tampa.
Having recently fetched a Golden Globe award for her commanding performance in Nurse Betty, Renée Zellweger took a leisurely stroll in L.A. with her dog Dylan, The actress next stars opposite Hugh Grant in the film adaptation of Bridget Jones’s Diary, which opens April 13.
Polio survivor Mia Farrow traveled to Nigeria to launch UNICEF’s new polio-immunization campaign. “I live with the effects of polio every single day,” said Farrow, a UNICEF Special Representative whose son Thaddeus is paralyzed from the waist down by the disease. “So I feel doubly motivated to see the end of polio.”