Star Tracks for Monday, November 22, 2004
Costars Clive Owen and Natalie Portman share a light moment Monday at the Los Angeles premiere of their heavy romantic drama Closer. The Mike Nichols film, also starring Jude Law and Julia Roberts, opens Dec. 3.
It's just another day of adoration for Jude Law as the smoldering star hits the premiere for Closer, which critics are calling the best of the year's six films featuring PEOPLE's Sexiest Man Alive.
PRO BONO SHOW
Bono and the rest of U2 give New Yorkers an early Christmas gift: a free midday performance Monday through the streets of Manhattan, including a Times Square stop for "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town." The stunt, which had the band on the back of a flatbed truck, was to promote their new album, How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb, due Tuesday.
AIR IT OUT
A blonde Mariah Carey sparkles at a Fresh Air Fund benefit at New York's Chelsea Piers on Nov. 18. The butterfly-loving singer's next album, The Emancipation of Mimi, is due in March.
Britney Spears returns to her preferred roots as the once-again bottled blonde tackles the domestic task of grocery shopping Saturday in Malibu.
BY A NOSE
Cate Blanchett puts a squeeze on costar Owen Wilson at the Los Angeles premiere of their comedy The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, which opens Dec. 25.
Anna Nicole Smith gets a close-up view of her fandom Saturday at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Fla. The trippy TrimSpa spokeswoman blamed her erratic behavior at the American Music Awards last week on poor eyesight.
TAKING HIS CUE
Prince William plays pool with friends at a bar near the University of St. Andrews in Scotland Nov. 15. The prince, who's in his final year studying geography, said recently that he isn't sure what he'll do when he finishes school, but he has considered joining the military.
Newly single Lindsay Lohan enjoys a day of shopping in Beverly Hills on Nov. 18. Lohan, who recently wrapped Herbie: Fully Loaded and set to release her debut CD, Speak, on Dec. 7, doesn't leave home without her red-string Kabbalah bracelet.
MAKING A SCENE
Kirstie Alley emotes while filming her upcoming TV series Fat Actress. In the Showtime sitcom, airing next year, Alley plays a fictitious version of herself, battling weight issues as she looks for love and acting work in L.A.
HOLD ON TIGHT
Keira Knightley shows off her new short hairstyle – and her sexy beau, model Jamie Dornan – during a sunny day in West Hollywood. Knightley is in Los Angeles filming Domino with Mena Suvari, due in 2005.
It's 30 candles for Chloe Sevigny as the actress celebrates her birthday with friends at NA club in New York City Nov. 18. Sevigny is filming 3 Needles with Stockard Channing and Lucy Liu, due next year.
Carmen Electra (right) and Blue Crush star Michelle Rodriguez pair up for the revelry at the opening of Ivan Kane's Forty Deuce club at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas Nov. 18. "I will spending the holidays with (rocker husband) Dave (Navarro)'s parents," Electra told PEOPLE at the event.
GOT IT COVERED
Tara Reid keeps it all under cover Friday for a party for Onyx 2 on the Bay, a 28-floor luxury waterfront residential building in Miami.