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· Playboy editor James Kaminsky bans Carnie Wilson from the magazine because she's too fat, and bans Hef's girlfriends because "he hates that bleach-blonde fake breasts look." [Page Six]
· The LA Times' chief movie critic, Manohla Dargis, attacks her rivals in New York. [Page Six]
· Freelance writer Debra Laine reports that when she called Alec Baldwin's reps to do a profile on him, "He blew his stack." She quotes him as bellowing: "I don't need you. I don't need your help! I don't need anyone!" He then added, oddly, "I make my own decisions." [Page Six]
· Elizabeth Jagger, on having her teeth whitened: "For a while I can only eat white foods. Worse, I can't smoke" [Cindy Adams]
· James Gandolfini thought the script to Surviving Christmas was so bad, he refused to leave his trailer until it was fixed; "Face the Nation" anchor Bob Schieffer and Tom Brokaw have been conducting a practical joke war for years; and the Cheeky Girls prove that irony isn't dead in the UK with their chart-topping hit, "The Cheeky Song (Touch My Bum)." [NY Daily News]