WEEK IN REVIEW: Jen & Vince Hot & Heavy
Plus: Jude and Sienna in Paris, Paris and Nicole un-simplified, and more
BUDDING ROMANCE: Jennifer Aniston and Vince Vaughn were spotted this week in Chicago dancing, eyes locked, before kissing and making out as bodyguards shooed the crowd away, PEOPLE reports in its current issue. Early Tuesday evening, Aniston, 36, showed up at the Vic Theatre, where Vaughn, 35, brought his Wild West Comedy Show tour. During the performance, Aniston watched from the balcony. At the party after the show, Vaughn grabbed Aniston around the waist, pulled her to his side and told a few friends, “She’s the best!” while rubbing her back. He later gave her a kiss on the temple, and the two proceeded to make out on the dance floor.
PARIS MATCH: Jude Law and Sienna Miller had a rendezvous in Paris this week, PEOPLE confirmed. The couple, who recently ended their engagement, attended a party together and were spotted out at a French restaurant, then took a train back to London together, says a mutual friend of both. The pair, who have been on the rocks since Law admitted to having an affair with his children’s nanny Daisy Wright, are still talking, the source said. “I think they are equally smitten with each other.” Still, the couple have not rekindled their engagement. “Their relationship is over. Jude is moving on,” a source close to the actor confirmed.
It’s official: Daniel Craig is the new James Bond. “It’s something else, I’m a bit speechless,” the blond British actor said at a London press conference Friday. News of his casting was hardly a secret. Besides his being the long-rumored candidate, on Thursday night Craig s own mother let the cat out of the bag. “Obviously, we are thrilled to bits,” Carol Olivia told the family’s hometown paper, the Liverpool Daily Post. “It has come at a very good time in his career.” Asked about the possibility of Sienna Miller‘s being the new Bond girl (reports this week linked Craig to Jude Law‘s on-again, off-again fiancée), Craig, 37, responded: “I’m not getting into that.”
SPELLING TROUBLE: Tori Spelling‘s estranged husband, Charlie Shanian, filed for divorce from the former Beverly Hills, 90210 star, just 15 months after their lavish $1-million wedding. Shanian, 39, seeks spousal support from Spelling, 32, according to papers filed Thursday in Los Angeles Superior Court and obtained by PEOPLE. He also asked that Spelling be blocked from asking for spousal support, and that she pay for his attorney fees. Spelling is now linked to actor Dean McDermott, whose estranged wife, Mary Jo Eustace, told PEOPLE that their breakup was “humiliating beyond anything I’ve ever known. Right now my family and I are just trying to move through this nightmare one day at a time, with the hope of maintaining some dignity and resolve.”
BABY BOOM: Former ER star Ming-Na gave birth to her second child, a boy, on Wednesday afternoon. “Mother and baby are doing great,” the actress’s husband, Eric Zee, told PEOPLE. Cooper Dominic Zee was born at 2:23 p.m. at St. John’s Hospital in Santa Monica, Calif. He weighed in at 8 lbs. 9 oz. Cooper joins his 4-year-old sister, Michaela. Meanwhile, Mayim Bialik, star of the ’90s show Blossom, and her husband, Michael Stone, became parents to a baby boy, born Tuesday, the actress’s rep told PEOPLE. “Mother and baby are both fine,” said the rep. This is the couple’s first child.