Star Tracks - July 19, 2004
GIVING A SIGN
Should Kirsten be worried? Nah, nothing funny is going on with her boyfriend, Jake Gyllenhaal. The actor is just gallantly indulging an admirer – who looks an awful lot like Dunst – with an autograph at the Los Angeles premiere of Donnie Darko: The Director's Cut on Thursday.
There's nothing like a new couture store to bring out celebrities in droves: Pamela Anderson, Gwen Stefani and celebrity photographer David LaChapelle celebrate the star-studded opening of the Prada store in Beverly Hills on Thursday.
THE BUDDY SYSTEM
Talk about a tight crew: George Clooney gives Ocean's 12 costar Matt Damon a big show of support at the Hollywood premiere of Damon's The Bourne Supremacy on Thursday. The action-thriller sequel opens July 23.
Jennifer Love Hewitt is the picture of elegance as she signs a photo of herself outside chic L.A. eatery the Ivy after lunch on Thursday. Fans can see more of the actress later this year in the aptly named romantic comedy The Truth About Love.
The season may be over for David Beckham, but the Real Madrid midfielder and ESPY Award winner (for best male soccer player) isn't slacking off: Mr. Posh Spice was in serious workout mode while on holiday with his family on Tuesday in Saint Jean-Cap-Ferrat in France.
Ashlee Simpson basks in the attention of her male fans Thursday after appearing on the Late Show with David Letterman in New York City. It's a big week for Jessica's little sis: The MTV reality star will release her debut album, Autobiography, on Tuesday.
HER ROYAL HIGHNESS
Hilary Duff dresses the part of a princess at a screening of her romantic comedy A Cinderella Story in Toronto on Friday. She attended the benefit event to support Kids with a Cause, her charity of choice that helps underprivileged and ill children.
Claire Danes makes a stoop stop during a jaunt through New York City's Greenwich Village to chat on her mobile phone – with beau Billy Crudup, perhaps? – on Friday. The actress will next star with Crudup in the period drama Stage Beauty, which hits theaters this fall.
DRESSED TO IMPRESS
Angela Bassett leans on her friend Sean "P. Diddy" Combs at the Film Life Movie Awards, part of the 2004 American Black Film Festival, in Miami Beach on Saturday. Writer-director Spike Lee was honored with the Innovator Award and Rosario Dawson received the Rising Star Award at the ceremony.
A glam Jessica Alba hitches a ride in a convertible as the hostess of the opening day festivities of the 2004 Mercedes-Benz Polo Challenge at the Bridgehampton Polo Club on Long Island. The former Dark Angel star has remained mum about persistent rumors that she's dating Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter.