What personal new song did Gwen Stefani sing at Hammerstein Ballroom, and what does Carey Mulligan hope for her baby daughter? Jeffrey Slonim has the scoop on that and more in this week's celebrity news....
Sunday: Olivia Wilde & Luke Wilson Discuss Something Serious on the Meadowland Red Carpet
On Sunday of last week, Olivia Wilde wore jewelry by Forevermark to the Forevermark-sponsored premiere of her film Meadowland. In the movie, young parents unravel after their child is snatched. “I’ve often wondered, how do parents cope?” mentioned Luke Wilson at the theater. Wilson plays Phil, the devastated father. “It’s our worst nightmare,” said Wilde, who stars as the film’s mother, Sarah.
Monday: Carey Mulligan Talks Baby Rules; Jack Black’s Important Phone Call
At the boisterous Monday debut of Goosebumps(the after-party was at Dave & Buster’s), Jack Black (who plays R.L. Stine and Slappy) noted that he showed the film at his boy’s school. “I definitely got brownie points,” he said. Meanwhile, Neil Patrick Harris phoned Black as we spoke.
Carey Mulligan is extraordinary as Maud Watts in Suffragettes. At The Paris Theater screening on Monday, Mulligan revealed her hopes and guidelines for her new baby, Evelyn Mumford, “No makeup, no piercings, and no tattoos!”
During the “BULGARI + ROME: Eternal Inspiration” exhibition on Monday, host Liv Tyler said, “I’ve been filming in Austin for a month and my character from The Leftovers wears these horrible clothes every day.” Tyler wore a shimmering Bulgari snake with emeralds to the event.
Tuesday: Sarah Silverman & Oscar Buzz; Tom Brady’s Big Hands
Sarah Silverman eschewed discussing Oscar buzz for her role as Laney Brooks in I Smile Back, which showed on Tuesday at MoMA. “I don’t want to taint it,” she explained. Silverman accurately portrays an addict mom onscreen.
Tag Heuer brand ambassador Tom Brady neglected to offer this reporter his hand for a shake at the launch of the Heuer 01 on Tuesday. FYI, his mitts are massive. He noted that he isn’t able to wear the watch, which he loves, on the field, “It might be dangerous to my teammates,” he said.
Wednesday: Jessica Chastain’s Statement Rings at the Crimson Peak Premiere
At the Piaget-hosted premiere of the scary movie Crimson Peakon Wednesday, Jessica Chastain, who plays Lucille Sharpe in the film, wore Piaget Possession rings. “Did you get a shot of my knuckle dusters?” she asked a photog.
Thursday: What Michael Kors Said About Designing Kate Hudson’s Dress
Kate Hudson and Michael Kors.
Michael Kors, who says he loves delivering meals for God’s Love We Deliver, designed the gown that Kate Hudson wore to the charity’s Golden Heart Awards Gala on Thursday. “This was a one-off we made for her, it’s Kors Couture!” he said. “She’ll wear the sexiest dress like it’s a T-shirt.”
Saturday: Gwen Stefani Sings a Personal Song at Hammerstein Ballroom
Solo act Gwen Stefani sang her new song “Used to Love You” to an audience of MasterCard holders at the Hammerstein Ballroom on Saturday. She wrote the song, and said it’s personal.
Other Sightings Around Town:
Sarah Ferguson, The Duchess of York, celebrated her birthday with daughter Princess Beatrice and friends at Amaranth on Thursday. We also spotted Ivana Trump.
Dascha Polanco was sighted at Lightbox for the Dell XPS product launch.
Orange is the New Black star Selenis Leyva and Real Housewives of New York’s Sonja Morgan attended a Trevor Project event for Sir Ivan: I Am Peaceman at the Angelika on Wednesday.
Friday Night Lights’ Zach Gilford and his wife, Kiele Sanchez, celebrated her birthday with Queen of the Night and canoodling on Saturday. The X Factor star Nicole Scherzinger caught the same show on another night, and offered a standing ovation.
We spied Gigi Hadid in Tom Ford at the SNL after-fête with Joe Jonas on Saturday. Demi Lovato, Joe’s ex, was the musical act.
PHOTOGRAPHY BY NICHOLAS HUNT/GETTY IMAGES (WILDE); ROMMEL DEMANO/GETTY IMAGES (SILVERMAN); GRA LAMOS IV/GETTY IMAGES (CHASTAIN); DIMITRIOS KAMBOURIS/GETTY IMAGES FOR MICHAEL KORS (HUDSON, KORS; MULLIGAN); CHRISTOPHER POLK/GETTY IMAGES FOR MASTERCARD (STEFANI)