Russell Simmons Trades Up

• A new month is approaching, so it's time for Russell Simmons to drop the twentysomething model he's been dating and move on to a new twentysomething model. But there are signs the 51-year-old is maturing: Julie Henderson, age 23, has been replaced by French model Noemie Lenoir (right), who is a positively aged 29. [P6]
• A drunken Jonathan Rhys Meyers was detained by the authorities in Paris yesterday after he punched a waiter in an airport lounge. [Us, People]
• Audrina Patridge is saying goodbye to The Hills so she can take part in a new, Mark Burnett-produced reality show for MTV. [NYDN]
• Ricky Martin did not come out of the closet in an interview with a Spanish magazine the other day. He's still inside. Carry on. [Advocate]

• New Jersey "Housewife" Danielle Staub got a judge to block her ex-boyfriend from releasing an X-rated video of her Wednesday. [NYDN]
• Farrah Fawcett's condition appears to have worsened; a priest came to the hospital to deliver last rites. [NYDN]
• Kate Hudson went down to Atlanta with Alex Rodriguez. But instead of watching him play at the ballpark, she watched it on TV at a steakhouse. [P6]
Joy Behar says she isn't getting married to her longtime boyfriend because she's too busy with her new talk show, she says. [NYDN]
• Rachel Hunter's wedding is off, too. [People]
• Lily Allen is dabbling with drugs again. At least if this pic is any guide. [DM]
• Seth Rogen is off his diet, apparently. [P6]
• Perez Hilton filed a civil lawsuit filed against the Black Eyed Peas manager who hit him up outside a Toronto club. [AP]
• Martina Navratilova has been sued by a former girlfriend who claims the tennis star wed her, "then cruelly dumped her eight years later." [P6]
• Justin Timberlake requires a guard armed with a machine gun to keep him safe from harm when he travels, apparently.. [The Sun]