by Ted Casablanca | Thu., Jun. 7, 2007 5:58 PM
While so many of today's young celebs turn to drinkin' 'n' druggin' in an effort to ease the pain of absent parents and adolescence lost, only to wind up with multiple DUIs and stints in rehab before they even imbibe their first legal drink at Les Deux, it's refreshing, not to mention nearly unheard of, to see a talented star channel the experience into something creative and productive.
"What advice do you have for parents like Lindsay Lohan's father, who is currently trying to reconnect with his daughter?" I asked.
"Be patient," he suggested. "And maybe use a mediator or some sort of counseling."Hmmm, I don't think papa Lohan would have a problem being filmed—God knows the man ain't camera shy.
Also there to show their support were Adrian's onscreen Entourage (minus one Jeremy Piven): Kevin Connolly, Kevin Dillon, Jerry Ferrara, and my favorite, Rex Lee. But where, oh where, was Jeremy, though?
Oh right, partying at the BlackBerry bash across town with a leggy blonde. The Pivs chose a PDA over supporting his costar? Say it ain't so!
Jean-Claude Van Damme, making the best of a sucky seat sitch on a flight from New Yawk to Hell-Ay. J.C.V.D. was somehow stuck in coach, rather than first class, with his mystery blonde. Quelle horreur! Instead of making a big fuss over a less than roomy situation, Jean-Claude sent the passenger next to him up to first class for free, so he could sit by his delish arm-candy chica. Declining cash for the free upgrade, he told the recipient to order what he wanted and enjoy first class. Van Damme is "much more handsome in person, very likeable, and still in great shape," according to seat spies. Good manners can be found here in L.A.! Just ask...
Nicole Richie, dining at Cabana Club Café in the Beverly Hills Hotel for lunch Saturday afternoon. "Nicole didn't even touch her food, but she did muster up enough energy to sip down her strawberry drink," says Desk Snarky, like, totally avoiding any preggers commentary. Other reality show revelers out and about included...