Star Tracks May 10, 2004
GOTTA HAVE FAITH
Madonna is a walking billboard for her faith as she leaves the Kabbalah Centre in Los Angeles on Sunday. The singer kicks off her Re-Invention tour in L.A. on May 24.
Model Claudia Schiffer totes her favorite accessory – 16-month-old son Caspar (with film producer husband Matthew Vaughn) – during a shopping trip last week in Beverly Hills.
Macaulay Culkin gets a kick from throwing out the first pitch last Thursday before the Chicago Cubs-Arizona Diamondbacks game at Wrigley Field. The actor was in town on a promotional tour for his comedy Saved!, which hits theaters on May 28.
Steve Martin gets a grip on Beyoncé Knowles at the New York City press conference Friday for the start of production on The Pink Panther, in which Martin will take on the classic Peter Sellers role of Inspector Clouseau. Knowles plays his love interest, a pop singer named Xania.
Jennifer Connelly is snapped leaving posh London eatery The Ivy Thursday. The new mom, whose son Stellan (with actor Paul Bettany) turns 1 on Aug. 5, will next be seen in the action-thriller Dark Water.
The Laws of Attraction star Julianne Moore gets stuck in the middle as her writer-director husband, Bart Freundlich (left), shares an up-close-and-personal moment with David Duchovny at a Tribeca Film Festival party last week.
Cameron Diaz (in an Alexander McQueen tank and Zac Posen skirt) swirls into Saturday's L.A. premiere of Shrek 2, without beau Justin Timberlake. Next she'll travel to the Cannes Film Festival in France for the movie's May 15 screening (we'll see if Justin attends that one).
Mom-to-be Courteney Cox Arquette is all baby at a Los Angeles charity event she co-hosted with husband David on Friday. The Friends star is expecting their first child in July.
Van Helsing star Kate Beckinsale, 30, looks like she's filming a scene as a Bond girl rather than a soda commercial on a Malibu set. The promos featuring the actress, who married director Len Wiseman on Sunday, will begin airing later this month.
Oscar winner Charlize Theron – who will star as Swedish actress Britt Ekland in The Life and Death of Peter Sellers – nuzzles with Kelly Osbourne's four-legged friend at a Beverly Hills benefit gala Friday for Covenant House, an organization that provides shelter and service to runaway youth.
MOMMY & ME
Lola, who turns 3 on June 16, puts the squeeze on mom Kelly Ripa while lunching on pizza Friday in a Greenwich Village park in New York City.