Lopez Skips Project Runway for Triathlon
  • Jennifer Lopez competed in a triathalon in Malibu, then flew to New York to throw Marc Anthony a birthday party at the Bowery Hotel. It's unclear, though, if she ever had an injured foot, which was the reason she gave for pulling out of the Project Runway finale last week and now some are wondering if a fight with Harvey Weinstein over a movie role was the real reason she cancelled. [People, NYDN, MSNBC]
  • As if life didn't suck enough for Jeffrey Epstein, the imprisoned money manager: now some of the girls he paid for sex are suing him. [P6]
  • Lindsay Lohan isn't a fan of Sarah Palin. Via a post on her MySpace page, she told the VP contender that she could "suck it." [NYDN]
  • In other Lindsay news, she punched a paparazzi outside the Bowery Hotel last night because she thought he tried to trip her. [TMZ]
  • Eliot Spitzer was spotted in Cambridge dropping off daughter Elyssa at Harvard. [R&M]
  • Mark Ronson and Daisy Lowe have split up. [Mirror]
  • Jeremy Piven still hasn't been able to find an apartment to rent in New York, possibly because he's too cheap. [P6]
  • Carine Roitfeld showed up to the Ralph Lauren show "obnoxiously late" and was forced to stand by the photographers. [P6]
  • Sean Avery is "psyched" that a meeting he had with Joanna Coles was filmed for the new Marie Claire reality show. We're psyched, too. [P6]
  • Andre Leon Talley freaked out when someone sprayed champagne on him before a fashion show. [P6]
  • Nicole Richie got in a fight with a fan who tried to take a photo of her outside Charlotte Ronson's after party. [P6]
  • Kanye West's fight with the paparazzi last week probably won't result in any felony charges. [NYDN]
  • Michael Lucas is planning to marry his longtime boyfriend Richard Winger. [NYDN]
  • David Blaine's doctors don't think his latest stunt—he plans to hang upside down for 60 hours—is such a hot idea. [NYDN]
  • Amy Winehouse refused to go to her own birthday party because of how bad she looks. [The Sun]
  • People who have worked with Scarlett Johansson recently aren't too impressed with her behavior. [P6]
  • Jennifer Hudson is engaged. [People]
  • A Miami judge has cleared Kelis of charges of disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. [E!]
  • John Mayer stripped for Heidi Klum at a party in SoHo. [R&M]
  • Alicia Keys might be to blame for the breakup of Swizz Beatz and his wife. [R&M]
  • Gwen Stefani is designing the uniforms for female bar staff at W Hotels. [E!]
  • Shia LaBeouf says he has a crush on Diane Sawyer. Go figure. [NYDN]
  • Britney Spears has set a release date for her next album. It'll be out on her 27th birthday, which is December 2nd. [ET]