Star Tracks - Tuesday, May 8, 2007
STILL PURPLE REIGN
Prince lets his fingers do the talking while announcing a 21-concert summer residency in London during a press event Tuesday. At the event, the pop star talked about making himself at home in the U.K.: "As soon as I leave here I'm going to look for a place to live," he said.
SIGN OF THE TIMES
Nick Cannon and newly minted fiancée Selita Ebanks show off the 12-carat sparkler in New York's Times Square on Monday night, after Cannon popped the question. Following the dramatic proposal, the actor and the Victoria's Secret model hit Butter for a family celebration.
IN THE BLACK
Decked out in a Zac Posen silk tuille gown, Lindsay Lohan makes an elegant entrance at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Gala in New York on Monday. Lohan, who's making headlines for an alleged drug scandal, is also in town to promote Georgia Rule.
Paris Hilton picks up a sweet treat after stopping by a Pinkberry in Beverly Hills on Monday. Hilton, who is facing a 45-day jail sentence, has begun a campaign to ask for a pardon from Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger.
David Arquette and Courteney Cox Arquette stop to take in the scene after dining at their favorite West Hollywood restaurant, Il Sole, with friends on Monday.
A WHAM! RAP
George Michael suits up for his court date at Brent Magistrates' Court in London on Tuesday. The pop star pleaded guilty to driving while unfit through drugs – charges stemming from an Oct. 2 arrest. At the hearing, Michaels said: "I am perfectly aware that I did something very wrong and got into my car when I was unfit to drive."
From Las Vegas to the Big Apple, Jessica Simpson teams up with her most cuddly accessory – pooch Daisy – during a shopping excursion to New York department store Bergdorf Goodman on Monday.
While girlfriend Jessica Simpson emceed a Pussycat Dolls concert, John Mayer took part in his own musical event: headlining the New Orleans Jazz amp Heritage Festival on Saturday. The singer helped close out the festival's final weekend, which also featured performances by John Legend and Harry Connick Jr.
TIME OF THEIR LIVES
Sienna Miller and Keira Knightley are in-step for the rocky road ahead during filming of their new movie The Best Time of Our Lives in South Wales on Monday. The screenplay for the historical drama was written by Knightley's mother Sharman Macdonald.
BLOWIN' IN THE WIND
Despite a strong breeze, Mary-Kate Olsen maintains her footing as she heads out of West Hollywood's Le Beach Club tanning salon on Sunday.
RAZZLE DAZZLE 'EM
Joey Lawrence shares his most personal message with fans as he heads over to a Manhattan television studio on Monday to promote his new role as Billy Flynn in the Broadway revival of Chicago.
With Spider-Man 3 topping the weekend box office, Kirsten Dunst can get back to chilling with her boyfriend Johnny Borrell as the pair enjoys the Sunday sunshine in New York.
Dreamgirls star Jennifer Hudson helps Chris Brown celebrate his 18th birthday party at Jay-Z's 40/40 Club in New York City on Sunday. Brown arrived at the bash just before midnight and hung out with the crowd before heading upstairs to a VIP room to celebrate with family and friends.