Star Tracks - Thursday, August 23, 2007
Distance does make the heart grow fonder: Back from Toronto, Joel Madden catches a cab in Hollywood, reportedly on his way to meet up with girlfriend Nicole Richie on Wednesday.
HOORAY FOR SURI!
Katie Holmes takes a chic detour to Paris with her equally stylish 16-month-old daughter Suri in tow on Thursday. The mother-daughter pair has spent most of the summer in Europe, accompanying dad Tom Cruise while he shoots Valkyrie in Germany.
After a romantic trip last month, Jenny McCarthy and beau Jim Carrey (not pictured) return to the beaches of Hawaii for another tropical getaway on Tuesday.
Ryan Phillippe, who has been in the U.K. to promote his film Breach, looks ready to check out the London scene as he steps out of the Soho Hotel on Wednesday.
TOP OF HER GAME
Reigning U.S. Open champ Maria Sharapova takes in the view from the top at New York's Rockefeller Center on Wednesday, where she unveiled her Swarovski-studded U.S. Open tennis outfit at a press conference.
CATCH A RIDE
David Beckham, who flew home to England to play for the national team, takes a brief rest stop at London's Heathrow Airport on Thursday. The footballer was en route back to L.A., where he's expected to join his L.A. Galaxy teammates in a game against Chivas USA later in the day.
NEVER SAY NEVER
The Hunting Party star Richard Gere rides a wave of emotions during a stop at the Late Show Wednesday in New York. After telling a long story about the Dalai Lama – which earned a puzzled look from host David Letterman – a mock outraged Gere declared, "I'm never coming back on this show."
THE GLOVED ONE
It's another busy evening for Paris Hilton, who heads out for a night of clubbing in Hollywood Wednesday, after spending the day shopping and hitting the gym.
STANDING ON CEREMONY
That's what we call an awards show handicap! Rihanna, who injured her foot earlier in the month, walks tall at the MOBO Award nomination ceremony at London's Movida club on Wednesday. The "Umbrella" star is up for two awards – including best international act – at the Sept. 19 ceremony.
MISSING IN ACTION
Walking on empty? Funnyman Will Ferrell pushes an unoccupied double stroller after lunching with wife Viveca Paulin and their sons, Magnus, 3, and Mattias, 7 months, in Brentwood, Calif., on Tuesday.
DO NOT PASS GO
Foxy Brown, who is reportedly three months' pregnant, puts on a brave face as she heads into a Manhattan courtroom Wednesday, where the rapper was ordered to jail for violating the conditions of her 2004 probation.
Madonna gives herself a physical and intellectual workout, leaving her London gym on Wednesday clutching Maharanis, a book about four Indian queens, their lives and the nation's political changes.
HIS STANDUP ROUTINE
VMA nominee Kanye West proves that he does have a sense of humor during a performance on BET's 106 amp Park in New York City on Tuesday.
With a CD in hand, Nicole Richie continues to show off her pregnancy style in a form-fitting ensemble as she headed to lunch at West Hollywood eatery La Conversation on Wednesday. Afterward, Richie reportedly headed to vocal lessons in West Los Angeles.