Star Tracks - Tuesday, January 2, 2007
LESSONS IN LOVE
Oprah Winfrey unveils her latest project – the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls – in South Africa on Tuesday. The $40 million girls' school opened its doors to 152 students that were handpicked by the media mogul. "I wanted to give this opportunity to girls who had a light so bright that not even poverty could dim that light," Winfrey said at a press conference.
HAVING A BALL
A WILD NIGHT
After headlining Dick Clark's Rockin' Eve in Times Square, Christina Aguilera gets in some one-on-one time with husband Jordan Bratman at a bash at New York City club Stereo.
World Wrestling Entertainment champ John Cena gets the upper hand against Kevin Federline during their bout at the American Airlines Arena in Miami on Monday. The rapper, who already got a beatdown from Cena during their October face-off, got revenge moments later by pinning the muscle man to the mat for a three count.
Who says the party has to stop after New Year's Eve? On Monday, Lindsay Lohan keeps up her energy for another night of revelry at Miami's Shore Club, where she deejayed a 20-minute set for an appreciative crowd. Later, she jetted to South Beach hot spot BED.
It is like thunder, lightning! Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban only have eyes for each other during a New Year's Eve spin on the Thunderbolt at a local fair outside of Sydney, where the couple have been spending the holidays together since last week.
Arriba! David Arquette and Courteney Cox get into a celebratory mood south of the border, where the couple spent New Year's Eve with friend Jennifer Aniston (not pictured) in Cabo San Lucas.
Nicole Richie and new beau Joel Madden stay connected at Ghostbar at The Palms in Las Vegas, where they took in the fireworks from the club's balcony during a New Year's Eve celebration. Love is in the air for the Madden brothers: Benji Madden proposed to his Australian actress girlfriend Sophie Monk on Christmas Eve, PEOPLE confirms.
Heater, check: Despite the mellow L.A. weather, Halle Berry makes sure to stay toasty while running errands on New Year's Eve day.
LIFE'S A BEACH
Penélope Cruz shows she has all the right curves while on vacation in St. Bart's on Sunday. The actress – who's gotten raves for her performance in the Pedro Almodévar film Volver – reportedly traveled to the West Indian island with family members.
A bespectacled Renée Zellweger has a clear perspective on some good reading material during a stop at Barnes amp Noble in Los Angeles on Sunday.
SHOW AND TELL
Look, Mom! Meg Ryan and daughter Daisy (whom the actress adopted last January) ring in the New Year with a Hawaiian getaway in Maui on Monday.