July 26, 2004 12:00 PM

Girl, Illustrated BANGKOK, JULY 8

Angelina Jolie grins and wears it as Thai tattoo artist Noo Kanpai inks a 12-in. tiger onto her back. The cat tatt took over two hours to complete. This was not the first time Jolie flew to Thailand for a tattoo: Last year, Kanpai etched five lines of ancient Thai Buddhist scripture into her left shoulder.

Joey de Vivre Los Angeles, JULY 11

Matt LeBlanc crashes a Will & Grace photo op for (from left) Debra Messing, Sean Hayes and Eric McCormack at the NBC All-Star Party. LeBlanc returns to NBC this fall with the Friends spinoff Joey. “I kept waiting for the door to open and Chandler to walk in,” says LeBlanc of shooting on his former sitcom’s soundstage.

In the Thick of It HECHINGEN, GERMANY, JULY 10

Brad Pitt takes a BMW motorcycle for a spin in a public bike park. The actor was test-driving the $15,000 model after visiting the BMW factory in Munich.

Blowout Bash DALLAS, JULY 10

Jessica Simpson gets ready to make a wish with the help of husband Nick Lachey—and a Pucci-inspired white chocolate cake—while ringing in her 24th birthday at a friend’s house. Turns out, her wish came true: Lachey gave her a Maltese-poodle puppy, which she named Daisy.


In a vacation spot Indiana Jones himself would love, Harrison Ford relaxes with his sweetie Calista Flockhart at the exclusive Marina di Castagneto Carducci resort, where the couple spent time in the grottoes and on the beach with Flockhart’s son Liam, 3.

Ogre-Joyed TOKYO, JULY 13

Cameron Diaz cuddles up with an old pal while promoting the Japanese opening of Shrek 2. While the actress was stepping out with her favorite monster, her real-life prince, Justin Timberlake, was recording in Florida. Although the couple have been lying low recently, an insider insists, “they are still very much together.”

Netting Some Sun LONGBOAT KEY, FLA.,

JULY 10 Newly crowned Wimbledon champ Maria Sharapova tends to her tennis-skirt tan lines while hitting the beach with her mother, Yelena.


Between takes, Sandra Bullock seems perfectly suited for the title of the movie she’s filming, Miss Congeniality 2. The actress reprises her role as FBI agent Gracie Hart in the sequel to her 2000 hit comedy.


Designer Roberto Cavalli escorts his muse Halle Berry down the runway at Mercedez-Benz DesignCure, a gala that raised $350,000 to fight Parkinson’s disease. “It took a few weeks to design,” says Cavalli of Berry’s gold-beaded, silk-chiffon gown. “It had to be perfect for Halle.”

The Princes’ Trust LONDON, JULY 10

Prince Harry (left) gives older brother Prince William a hand for his unofficial third-place finish—a brisk 6 min. 10 sec.—in a one-mile sprint for Sport Relief, a British charity. “[There is a] huge brother rivalry,” joked William, who joined thousands of runners in the race tradition of wearing mismatched socks.


The West Wing’s Dulé Hill, 29, and actress Nicole Lyn, 26 (Deliver Us from Eva), both of whom are of Jamaican descent, marry at sunset. The groom, whose grandfather Performed the ceremony, took the cake for most romantic moment. “When Dulé saw Nicole coming down the aisle, he completely welled up,” says one of the 200 guests. “It made us all start bawling.”

Off-Track Fretting LOS ANGELES, JULY 9

Shooting a scene for an untitled comedy, Ashton Kutcher and Bernie Mac hedge their bets when a heated go-kart race sends them plowing through bushes into oncoming traffic. Mac plays the father of Kutcher’s Girlfriend in the flick.

Johnny’s Short Cut SAINT-TROPEZ, JULY 8

Johnny Depp sports a newly cropped do while visiting the French Riviera. The actor’s clean-cut look comes just in time for his role in the remake Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, which he recently began filming in England.

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