Extinction-thwarting punkosaurus Iggy Pop has been chosen as the celebrity spokesmodel for Black XS L'Excès, the new line of Paco Rabanne fragrances — for a man or a woman or an Iggy. There's a commercial on the way shot by music video director Jonas Akerlund, but in the meantime, we'll just have to settle for this arresting image of a shirtless Pop in spangly gold pants and a smartly tailored black blazer, offering us a bottle of his come-hither elixir. Who wouldn't want to smell like the King of Pop? [Woman's Wear Daily]
Her Royal Majesty turns 83 today. Feel free to use this an excuse to take your British friends to lunch and order a celebratory cocktail. Others celebrating today: Charles Grodin is 74. Filmmaker John Cameron Mitchell is turning 46. Andie MacDowell is 51. Patti LuPone turns 60. Author Nell Freudenberger is 34. Ugly Betty's Eric Mabius is turning 38. Tony Danza is 58. Iggy Pop is turning 62. Former congressman Gary Condit is 61. The Cure's Robert Smith is 50. And Tony Romo, the NFL quarterback who has to put up with Jessica Simpson for so long now, turns 29 today.