Are Salman And Padma Back On?

  • Salman Rushdie was spotted patting Padma Lakshmi's rump at the PEN gala on Monday. Perhaps Diane von F. declared their overness too soon. [R&M, last item]
  • Britney Spears treated the fans who shelled out $125 to see her "secret" San Diego show to fifteen minutes of "comeback." [AP]
  • Neve Campbell is maybe getting married in a low-key way this weekend. [Page Six]
  • Zach Braff really appeals to Zach Braff! [NYO]
  • At a book release party given by his pals at Details, a conspicuously Ayelet-unencumbered Michael Chabon said he thinks his work "speaks for itself" in terms of not being totally hateful to the Jews. [NYO]