By People Staff
Updated February 03, 2003 12:00 PM


After winning a Globe for best actress in a drama, Nicole Kidman whiled away The Hours at the Paramount post-party with her TV journalist sister Antonia. “I’m afraid someone will step on this train,” she said of her Yves Saint Laurent gown.

New York times: Daniel Day-Lewis (left) caught up with his Gangs of New York costar Cameron Diaz and her boyfriend Jared Leto at the Miramax party. Despite rumors that the actress was showing off an engagement ring at the bash, Diaz’s rep insists the couple are not engaged.

Backstage after their respective Globe victories Chicago costars Renée Zellweger and Richard Gere sang each other’s praise, while Zellweger put to rest rumors linking her with George Clooney: “it is a terrible thing For all of us who are not dating George Clooney:” she said. “He is my friend, and I am going to keep him.”

She wasn’t nominated for the first time in six years, but Calista Flock-hart wasn’t worried about having fun at the Paramount party. ” I have a hot date,” said Flockhart, whose romance with beau Harrison Ford first sparked at last year’s Globes. “It’s an anniversary of sort for us.”

Also spanning the Globes, Catherine Zeta-Jones felt the pangs of motherhood at the Miramax party with husband Michael Douglas. She said the baby, due this spring, “is kicking the hell out of me!”

Jake Gyllenhaal and Kirsten Dunst enjoyed more than just a chance encounter at the Paramount party. The pair have been dating since the fall, even though Gyllenhaal would only admit, “We like to hang out.”

Party of two: Matthew McConaughey made the acquaintance of Neve Campbell at the CAA fete. McConaughey next stars in the romantic comedy How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, due Feb. 7.

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation star Marg Helgenberger uncovered heart evidence that her husband of 14 years, The Guardian’s Alan Rosenberg, is guilty of having a sweet tooth at a pre-Valentine’s Day event for Godiva in L.A.

In their first public appearance since they wed on Jan. 1, Paul Bettany and Jennifer Connelly turned up at a tea party in L.A. thrown by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.

Selma Blair (left) and Julia Stiles flanked Jason Lee at the L.A. premiere of the trio’s romantic comedy A Guy Thing. Says Blair of her costar: “Jason is one of the most devilish romantic fools I’ve ever met.”

Reigning day: Director-actor Denzel Washington (left) kept his chin up at the Critics’ Choice Awards in L.A., where he and screenwriter Antwone Fisher (middle) won the Freedom award, presented by Don Cheadle, for Antwone Fisher.

Star wattage: Alicia Silverstone espoused an open-door policy as the Clueless actress took her gas-electric hybrid car for a spin in L.A. Her Global Electric Motorcars (GEM) E825 cost $9,000—a bargain compared to Leonardo DiCaprio‘s eco-friendly vehicle, a $20,000 Toyota Prius.