By People Staff
December 24, 2001 12:00 PM

Oh Tenenbaums, oh Tenenbaums! Ben Stiller, who costars in The Royal Tenenbaums, turned up at the comedy’s Los Angeles premiere with his actress wife, Christine Taylor. The two will soon be starting their own family: Their first child is due next spring.

Porcine of the times: At L.A.’s Palace theater, actress Brooke Shields hammed it up as Miss Piggy during a Save the Children benefit, where she was joined by Kermit the Frog. The actress costarred in the hit 1984 movie The Muppets Take Manhattan.

Monaco’s Princess Caroline and her stylish daughter Charlotte showed unbridled interest at the Paris Horse Show. Charlotte, 15, often competes as an amateur equestrian.

In New York City, Uma Thurman, whose second child with husband Ethan Hawke is due next month, showed up at a benefit for Tibet House U.S., which is helmed by her father, Tibetan Buddhism scholar Robert Thurman.

Denim-ic Duo: Coordinated couple Cindy Crawford and her husband, restaurateur Rande Gerber, cozied up but dressed down at the Los Angeles premiere of Ocean’s Eleven.

At the Vanilla Sky premiere in L.A., Antonio Banderas, who is shooting Spy Kids 2, got blonde-sided by his missus, Melanie Griffith (above left), and Sting’s wife, movie producer Trudie Styler. Meanwhile Cameron Diaz (left), who costars with Tom Cruise and Penélope Cruz in the romantic thriller, grinned and bared her belly. The actress could be smiling because she is reportedly set to reprise her role in the Charlie’s Angels sequel, which begins filming in 2002, for $20 million.

In Tokyo, proud parents Crown Prince Naruhito and his wife of eight years, Crown Princess Masako, showed off their first child, daughter Princess Aiko, born Dec. 1.

Elf Queen mum: Lord of the Rings’ Gate Blanchett and screenwriter husband Andrew Upton toted their own little one, newborn son Dashiell John, around London.

Displaying some handiwork of their own, newlyweds Andie MacDowell and jeweler Rhett Hartzog took in a Manhattan screening of the biopic Ali, opening Dec. 25.

Protecting his concession-stand goodies, Kevin Spacey was ready to kick some American booty-namely, that of John Stamos (with wife Rebecca Romijn-Stamos)—at the L.A. premiere of Spacey’s film The Shipping News, due Dec. 25.