March 10, 2003 12:00 PM

Ruff love: In L.A., Jennifer Lopez paired up with a pit bull to film the video for her song “I’m Glad,” directed by photographer David LaChapelle. She next stars with Ben Affleck in the drama Tough Love (formerly Gigli), due this summer.

Fun if by land, two if by sea: Brittany Murphy and her sweetie Ashton Kutcher practiced synchronized swimming (left) when not staving off board-dom in Byron Bay, Australia. The couple were Down Under to promote their comedy Just Married.

Bum luck: An attention-grabbing Justin Timberlake shared a gripping moment with Aussie pop star Kylie Minogue when they performed a raunchy duet of the Blondie hit “Rapture” at the Brit Awards in London. “I’ve heard people in Britain are obsessed with Kylie’s bottom, and I can totally see why,” Timberlake said. “On a scale of one to 10, it’s a 58.”

Love, love me do’s: Nicole Kidman showed off her latest film clip—well, actually it’s a wig—on the Manhattan set of Birth, her upcoming psychological thriller with Lauren Bacall. The day before, the Aussie actress ponytailed it through the slushy streets of New York City’s SoHo (right).

Rim Shady? Jared Leto sported a new look at the Roxy in L.A., where he sang and played guitar with his metal band 30 Seconds to Mars. The actor has put his film career on hold to tour with the group, which includes his younger brother Shannon on drums.

Cheermen of the boards: Dennis Quaid and his son Jack Henry, 10 (Mom is Meg Ryan), shared a rooting interest in the home team at the Blazers-Lakers game in L.A.

He plays a doctor on TV, but ER star Noah Wyle was still honing his dadside manner with 4-month-old son Owen on the way to lunch with mom Tracy, a former makeup artist, in L.A.

Despite their bitter divorce in December 2001, Kim Basinger and Alec Baldwin reunited to take their 7-year-old daughter Ireland to school in L.A. The actress next stars in People I Know, a drama due in April, while the actor appears in the upcoming comedy The Cooler.

At the Manhattan premiere of Cradle 2 the Grave, Jet Li found his costar Gabrielle Union armed and ready. Says the actress of her grueling action sequences: “At the end of each day I was slathered in BenGay.”

Cast system: Despite a gimpy foot, George Clooney stood firm while promoting his sci-fi flick Solaris in Madrid. The actor, who pulled his Achilles tendon playing basketball on Jan. 5, will need at least six more months of rehab.

Serve and folly: In L.A. Matt Damon (left) and Greg Kinnear gave new meaning to the term doubles match while shooting a scene for Stuck on You, a comedy in which they costar as Siamese twins joined at the hip.

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