SUMMER OF LOVE
SAINT-TROPEZ, FRANCE, JULY 6
After 11 years together, Liam Neeson and Natasha Richardson prove they still only have eyes for one another as they celebrate their wedding anniversary along the French Riviera.
PARIS, JULY 10
Eva Longoria side-lines the attention of her beau, San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker, while the pair watched a basketball game.
BARBADOS, JULY 10
Taye Diggs takes a beachside stroll with Idina Menzel, his Rent costar and wife of more than two years, during a Caribbean getaway.
BEVERLY HILLS, JULY 10
Love’s a funny thing indeed for Nicole Richie and fiancé Adam Goldstein, who are clearly tickled with each other’s company over a bite to eat.
ATHENS, JULY 6
Greek shipping heir Paris Latsis pays lip service to fiancée Paris Hiton at a local marina. The pair was in town to visit his family and plan their wedding.
HOLLYWOOD, JULY 11
Just six weeks after giving birth to daughter Lola, Denise Richards shows she’s a very fit mom. Over the weekend, the actress’s ex, Charlie Sheen, visited her and their children (older daughter Sam is 16 months).
ADAM PLAYS THE DRUMS
MONTEREY, CALIF., JULY 10
At the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix motocross championships, motorcycle enthusiast Brad Pitt brakes for a group of spokesmodels. The actor watched the race with pal and fellow racing fan Matt LeBlanc.
BACK IN ACTION ON THE O.C.
LONG BEACH, CALIF., JULY 9
The O.C. castmates (from left) Adam Brody, Rachel Bilson, Mischa Barton, Kelly Rowan and Peter Gallagher bond in a beach scene. On July 6 (inset), Brody drummed for his band Big Japan at West Hollywood’s Troubadour; his girlfriend Bilson, Barton and costar Benjamin McKenzie came to see him.
PARIS, JULY 8
Cloak and dazzler: Gwyneth Paltrow poses in Victorian-inspired couture—and funky footwear to boot!—at a Vogue photo shoot.
PARIS, JULY 10
Always ready for her close-up, Naomi Campbell steps out for a dinner for designer John Galliano as part of Paris’s Haute Couture Week.
HOLLYWOOD, JULY 10
At the premiere of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Johnny Depp (above) hands out a giant candy bar while Britney Spears (below, in a Willy Wonka-inspired tank) arrived with sweets of her own: husband Kevin Federline and little sis Jamie Lynn.
LIBERTY ISLAND, NEW YORK CITY, JULY 6
Fantastic Four stars (from left) Michael Chiklis, Jessica Alba and Julian McMahon keep the mood light at their film’s outdoor premiere despite the heavy downpour that damaged the projector at the screening.
CAPE TOWN, JULY 12
During an official trip to Africa, First Lady Laura Bush visits a medical clinic to chat with HIV-positive women and their children.
BEDFORD. N.Y. JULY 10
Martha Stewart cruises around her 153-acre estate as she practices driving a buggy led by one of her five Friesian steeds.
BOSTON, July 6
A muddied Matt Damon (left) shares a bench and a beer with costar James Badge Dale while filming a rugby scene for the crime drama The Departed.
SARDINIA, ITALY, JULY 9
Avid water-skier Rob Lowe rips through the water in Porto Cervo while vacationing with his family. The actor may be able to write this trip off: His miniseries Beach Girls premieres on Lifetime July 31.
NEW YORK CITY, JULY 8
Alicia Keys (left) and Patti LaBelle lead a rendition of Luther Vandross’s “Power of Love/Love Power” to close the late singer’s funeral service at the Riverside Church in Manhattan. Hundreds of mourners sang along, including Usher, Aretha Franklin and Stevie Wonder.