By Stephen M. Silverman
February 08, 2002 10:00 AM

SIGNED: Madonna, 43, will deliver a song for the next (as yet untitled) James Bond film starring Pierce Brosnan, but she will not be acting in it, her London publicist told Reuters on Friday. “We don’t know if it will be the title song yet,” said the rep. The film is now shooting . . . NAMED: President George W. Bush, 55, has been selected by Esquire magazine in its “Best Dressed Men in America” article as “the sharpest-looking Republican” and “a credit to Brooks Brothers conservatism. And unlike his thunder-thighed, jogging-shorted predecessor (that would be Bill Clinton), he’s also trim, polished and perfectly groomed” . . . CANCELED: On Thursday, The WB network (which, like PEOPLE, is part of AOL Time Warner) pulled the plug on the 4-year-old “Felicity,” starring Keri Russell, 25, as a college student in New York. The final episode will air in May, with “Alias” star Jennifer Garner, 29, who guest-starred on “Felicity” (and who married series star Scott Foley, 29), returning for that swan song, reports New York’s Daily News . . . RELIEVED: Richard Hatch, 40, the first winning castaway on CBS’s “Survivor,” was found not guilty of assaulting his ex-boyfriend Glenn Boyanowski (in an alleged incident that occurred last summer), in a ruling that reverses an earlier conviction. Newport Superior Court Judge Daniel Procaccini overturned the conviction on Tuesday following two days of hearings, the Providence Journal reported . . . ORDERED: Patricia Brentrup, mother of actor Macaulay Culkin, must go to trial to defend herself against lawsuits filed after a Dec. 1998 fire that started in her apartment damaged property and killed four people, New York State Supreme Court Justice Paula Omansky ruled this week, reports the Associated Press. The lawsuits seek hundreds of millions of dollars for wrongful death, personal injuries and property damage caused by the blaze. Lawyers and spokespeople in the case did not return calls for comment . . . SPLIT: Novelist and New York Post columnist Victoria Gotti, daughter of imprisoned mob boss John Gotti, has been granted a divorce from her scrap-dealer husband Carmine Agnello, who’s currently serving a nine-year sentence on a racketeering and tax evasion conviction. She will retain custody of the couple’s three children, reports The New York Times.

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