Star Tracks - Friday, April 20, 2007
She's all about convenience: Paris Hilton keeps up the on-the-go chatter while making a pit stop at a Los Angeles 7-Eleven on Wednesday. Despite a probation violation and a suspended license, the socialite reportedly drove to the convenience store.
A day before her father Jamie publicly criticized her in an e-mail to the New York Post, Britney Spears signals all is well while stopping off at a roadside strawberry stand along L.A.'s Mulholland Drive on Thursday.
Both wearing sweatshirts and matching black pants, Ashlee Simpson and Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz look to have taken the next step in their relationship (despite denials to the contrary) – sharing coordinated clothes – as they grab iced coffee in Los Angeles on Wednesday.
SINGLETON IN THE CITY
Less than a week after the announcement of her split from Prince William, Kate Middleton steps out on Thursday for a girls' night out in London.
Like his ex, Kevin Federline is also having an A-OK time surrounded by a bevy of ladies at the Victoria's Secret "What is Sexy" party at the Venetian's Tao nightclub in Las Vegas Thursday night.
Mario Lopez catches the guest of honor Speedy Gonzales long enough to give him a pat on the back at the launch party for the cartoon icon's clothing line in Los Angeles on Thursday.
She's no scrub: Grey's Anatomy star Kate Walsh shows off her contrasting style at the Escada Step Up Women's Network event in Los Angeles on Thursday. As for hanging up her Grey's scrubs in favor of starring in an upcoming spinoff show, Walsh says: "It's just weird you know. It's like leaving the nest."
PASSING THE HOURS
The Hours costars Claire Danes and Julianne Moore reunite for a sit-down at Condé Nast Traveler's annual Hot List issue party at New York's new Bowery hotel on Thursday.
Tom Cruise and wife Katie Holmes stop traffic in New York's Chelsea neighborhood as they roll into town on Thursday to attend the actor's 9/11 Detox Fund-Raiser. Money raised at the $6,200-a-plate gala dinner will go to the New York Rescue Workers Detoxification Project, a Scientology-based program Cruise cofounded in 2002 to help 9/11 emergency workers.
New York City temperatures remain a little chilly – all the better for Kate Hudson and Owen Wilson to keep closer company during a stroll through Greenwich Village on the actress's 28th birthday on Thursday.
HAND IT TO HIM
Adam Brody leaves ABC's New York studio Thursday morning after taping a segment of Live with Regis and Kelly. After he received a standing ovation from the mostly female audience, the In the Land of Women star joked that he pays people to applaud him wherever he goes.
Marilyn Manson steps out in London with his "twin," new girlfriend Evan Rachel Wood, on Thursday. Despite their 19-year age difference, Manson, 38, told France's Le Parisien newspaper "that's not a problem for me. She likes the same things as me. She understands I like to get up when night falls and go to sleep at dawn."
TUG OF WAR
Victoria's Secret supermodels Heidi Klum and Karolina Kurkova playfully fight over the new Extreme Plunge bra at the VS store at Caesars Palace's Forum Shops in Las Vegas on Thursday. At the event, Klum helpfully explained the benefits of the new low-cut lingerie to PEOPLE: "Would you not rather see boob than fabric?"
CUT TO THE CHASE
Love is in the hair? Keira Knightley checks out her newly shorn beau Rupert Friend while the two take a stroll through London on Thursday.