Star Tracks - Thursday, November 29, 2007
A BANG-UP JOB
NOSE TO NOSE
Following his stop in Sydney, David Beckham gives a traditional greeting (called a hongi) to a local Maori dancer as he arrives Thursday in Wellington, New Zealand, to participate in a soccer match with his team, the L.A. Galaxy.
Ashley Tisdale lends her sparkling presence at the 75th annual holiday tree lighting ceremony Wednesday in New York's Rockefeller Plaza, where she had fans screaming during her rendition of Wham's "Last Christmas."
ICE CREAM SOCIAL
Pharrell Williams and Snoop Dogg mug for the camera while celebrating the opening of Williams's flagship clothing store, Billionaire Boys Club and Ice Cream, in New York's Soho on Wednesday.
After laughing off reports that she's pregnant, Britney Spears and pal Sam Lufti spend their Wednesday picking up essentials at a Los Angeles Target.
BLACK IN ACTION
IN THE HOODIE
High School Musical's Vanessa Hudgens, who recently said she doesn't want to be a celebrity, tries to duck photographers in Beverly Hills on Wednesday.
Alicia Keys gives a warm holiday greeting to fans Thursday during a performance of songs off her new album in Tokyo. "My new name is Alicia Trees," she told the crowd as she helped light the three-story tree behind her.
SUNSHINE STATE OF MIND
After doing some arts and crafts, Hayden Panettiere keeps it light with a visit to the Thibiant day spa in Beverly Hills on Wednesday.
THE PIE LIFE
Following a visit to The Spotted Pig with sister Ashley, Mary-Kate Olsen enjoys lunch at another New York culinary landmark – Bubby’s Pie Co. in Tribeca – on Wednesday.
After winning the coveted disco ball trophy at last night's Dancing with the Stars finale, Helio Castroneves celebrates with racing pals Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson backstage at Good Morning America on Wednesday.
Téa Leoni greets Julianne Moore at the UNICEF Snowflake Ball at Cipriani in New York on Tuesday. "It’s a little overwhelming," Leoni said of the event, which honored the actress for her work with the organization as well as her father and late grandmother, who founded the U.S. Fund for UNICEF in 1947.
After a stint in Berlin with her partner Liev Schreiber and their son Alexander, 4 months, globe-trotter Naomi Watts gets to work in Milan on Tuesday, filming The International with costar Clive Owen.
EAT, ACT, LOVE
Now that she's tasted the delights of Spain with Mario Batali for an upcoming reality series, Gwyneth Paltrow is back to her day job, filming a scene for an upcoming movie Two Lovers in New York on Wednesday.
Is that a movie star over there? Josh Hartnett keeps a low profile by carrying his own luggage and sporting casual clothes while preparing to depart from Los Angeles International Airport on Wednesday.