By Stephen M. Silverman
Updated September 07, 2001 03:56 PM
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ACCOMPLISHED: The winner of “Survivor: The Australian Outback” has logged another adventure: her first tandem parachute jump. Tina Wesson, 40, winner of the $1 million prize on the CBS show, was a guest Wednesday of the Army’s Golden Knights parachute demonstration team, reports the Associated Press . . . REDUCED: Model Elizabeth Hurley, 35, is going to play a lesser role in the Estee Lauder ad campaign, the company has announced. The news follows reports that Hurley was being axed altogether. Not true, though another model, Carolyn Murphy, has been signed for upcoming Lauder ads, reports The New York Times . . . REVEALED: Former Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan, who left office June 30, admitted on Thursday that he secretly underwent 44 days of radiation treatments for prostate cancer while serving out his second term in City Hall. He said that he is now free of all signs of disease . . . DIED: Beverly Hills hairdresser Gene Shacove, 72, who was the inspiration for the sexually active Warren Beatty character in the 1975 movie “Shampoo,” died Wednesday, reports variety. His clients included Hugh Hefner, Tony Curtis, Robert Wagner and Jill Saint John. Also, Heywood Hale Broun Jr., 83, TV commentator and sometime movie actor (including Barbra Streisand’s 1977 “For Pete’s Sake”), died Wednesday. He was a CBS sports correspondent for 19 years and was the son of distinguished newspaper columnist Heywood Broun . . . DISCHARGED: Comedian Bob Hope, 98, went home from the hospital on Thursday, 11 days after he was admitted for a case of pneumonia. “Mr. Hope is doing fine and eating well,” said his doctor, Dr. Lee Kagan, “however, it will be several more weeks before he is fully recovered from this illness.” On Friday’s “Today” show, Kagan said that his patient told him that he wants to live to be 100, and that there is no reason, given Hope’s current condition, that this shouldn’t happen.