Mischa Barton Restrained, Kanye West Unleashed

• Poor Mischa Barton hasn't been having much fun since she arrived in NYC a few weeks ago. She says she's been "ordered to stay away from booze, boys and bad behavior following her brief hospitalization this summer." She's been allowed one vice, though: "All I can do is smoke cigarettes," she says. [P6]
• Chace Crawford and Bar Refaeli were spotted getting cozy on Friday night at 1Oak. [NYDN]
• Ashley Dupre has a new single out. She also tells the Post in an "exclusive interview and fashion shoot" that she wants to get married, have "at least two children," and be happy forever after. [NYP]
• As you've undoubtedly seen/heard by now, Kanye West stormed the stage at the MTV Video Music Awards to interrupt Taylor Swift as she was accepting her award for Best Female Video. [NYDN, People, NYP]

• Elton John and partner David Furnish may adopt a 14-month-old baby from an orphanage for HIV-positive children in the Ukraine. [DM]
• Neil Patrick Harris says he and his partner may adopt, too. [NYDN, NYM]
Julian Schnabel has been having a rough time with his Palazzo Chupi in the West Village. Now comes word he may have to unload his art collection to pay for his divorce from his second wife, Olatz. [P6]
• What's Amy Winehouse up to? She collected a £20,000 pound over the weekend to sing at a Greek wedding. [Sun]
• Nine months after the death of their son, John Travolta and Kelly Preston and their daughter made their first public appearance together on Friday. [People]
• Scandal-plagued restaurateur Nello Balan has been sued. Again. [P6]
• The head of Madonna's Malawi charity is stepping down from his job to spend more time with his girlfriend, Madonna personal trainer Tracy Anderson. [P6]
• Colin Farrell and his actress girlfriend are having a baby. [Us]
• Is Prince Harry getting back together with his ex, Chelsy Davy? [People]
• Jim Carroll, the punk singer and author of The Basketball Diaries, died on Friday of a heart attack. He was 60. [EW]