Reese & Jake: I'll Stop The World And Melt With You

  • Jake Gyllenhaal and Reese Witherspoon attended a party at Carrie Fisher's home and "were sitting by the fire all night, talking... They were in deep, deep conversation. It was like there was no one else in the world." [E!]
  • "I hate L.A., I'm so sick of that town." — Britney Spears. You have money, darling. Why don't you move? [Page Six]
  • Watch out, ladies! Heath Ledger is still on the prowl: He and a friend were seen chasing two girls and giving them the address to Heath's new apartment in SoHo. [Page Six]
  • Paris Hilton is trying to get her new man, Swedish tourist Alex Vaggo, signed with a modeling agency. He also seems to have moved out of his $27 a night hostel. "He's living much better now," says a source. No doubt! [Page Six]
  • Vaggo was previously a pizza delivery man, by the way. He says Paris' family is "nice, normal and ordinary." Poor kid. [The Sun]
  • The stripper who sold photos of Oscar de la Hoya allegedly in drag has regrets. [Page Six]
  • Is Lucy Liu going Jew? Spies have seen her reading a book called The First Hebrew Primer between takes on the set of her show Cashmere Mafia. Keep in mind she's friends with kabbalah enthusiast Demi Moore. [Gatecrasher]
  • A pal of Lindsay Lohan's says she is set to leave rehab this weekend. [Gatecrasher, 2nd item]
  • The day after their motorcycle accident, George Clooney and Sarah Larson were seen eating at New York hotspot La Esquina. Margaritas speed recovery! [Gatecrasher, 4th item]
  • Blind item! "Which powerhouse music producer likes to gear up before long sessions in the studio by watching his favorite kind of big-booty porn?" [Gatecrasher, last item]
  • Brokeback Mountain, The Opera: in the works! [Rush & Molloy, 9th from bottom]
  • Jackass star Steve-O: releasing a rap album, LOL. [Rush & Molloy, 7th from bottom]
  • Catfight! At a wedding reception, Kate Moss accused Sienna Miller of stealing her style, her lifestyle and her friends. Sadie Frost broke up the brawl. The thought of being bitched out by Kate is horrifying. Doesn't she seem capable of being vicious? [The Sun]
  • Drew Barrymore was seen serving cocktails at a West Hollywood gay bar over the weekend. She's so kooky! [TMZ]
  • Halle Berry's baby daddy Gabriel Aubry says Halle craves pickles now that she's preggers. Also? "She loves foot massages ... I do all of that stuff," he says. We're so jealous our head is going to explode. [People]
  • Lawyers in the Spears-Federline custody battle met on Monday to "refine certain areas" of a judge's previous order in the case. Whatever that means. The first hearing is set for Nov. 26. [USA Today]
  • Sir Elton John intended to loan a Nan Goldin photograph to an exhibit at the Baltic Modern Art Gallery, but it was seized by police on suspicion it breaches child pornography laws. The picture features two young girls, one of whom is sitting down with her legs wide apart. We're just surprised to hear they're girls. [Telegraph]