Is Ryan Gosling On The Prowl?

  • Days after he allegedly gave Hayden Panettiere his number, Ryan Gosling was seen having dinner with Michelle Williams in New York. Reps say it wasn't a date but a discussion of an upcoming film project. Sure, sure. At least Michelle's stepping up from Heath Ledger. [Page Six]
  • Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen hung out at the Bowery Hotel's Lobby Bar in New York Wednesday with former TV daddy Bob Saget and "Uncle Jesse" John Stamos. No Steph, no D.J.? Come on, make it a Full House! [Page Six]
  • Mary-Kate's new man: Dave Annable of Brothers & Sisters. He's cute! [E!]
  • Tori Amos to two girls in the front row of her show who kept coming and going: "Get the fuck out of my show! It's a privilege to sit in the front row and I reserve those seats for people who appreciate music, get the fuck out!" Yeah, it's on video. [DListed]
  • Amy Winehouse is vowing to get her life back on track in the New Year, but first she wants a white Christmas, snort! [The Sun]
  • Mary J. Blige on Amy Winehouse: "It's just sad. I hate to see any of these females go through it. I was young, and I did dumb stuff — I was doing worse than that." [Rush & Molloy, 2nd item]
  • Kevin Federline's lawyer is pissed that Britney has been a no-show for her deposition four times. He plans to ask the Commissioner to bar Brit from asking for more than she already has in her court order, as a penalty. Get it together already, girl, you're exhausting. [TMZ]
  • Hugh Jackman's wife: Um, a wee masculine? [TMZ]
  • Ricki Lake on John Mayer: "I swear to God, there is no story. I met him at a party. He admitted he had a crush and I admitted, hey, vice versa. That was it. I wish there was actually something to tell. There was nothing." [People]
  • British newspaper Daily Telegraph apologized for running a column that falsely accused Nicole Kidman of saying that Jo Malone perfume was her favorite, though she is the face of Chanel. The source admitted that the story was made up, and the paper will pay damages to Kidman, which she'll donate to the UN's Development Fund For Women. Wait, papers print stuff that isn't true? [Yahoo News]
  • Meanwhile, Nicole Kidman and Russell Crowe were named Hollywood's "most overpaid" actors. But you can't put a price on what they do! Oh, actually, you can. [News.com.au]
  • Blind item! "Which jet-setting performer is stingy with the holiday cheer? The doormen and porters at her posh Central Park West building pad are left with empty pockets when it comes to Christmas tips." [Page Six]
  • Blind item! "Which legendary actor's wife recently sold their luxurious Manhattan condo to a couple who later found hidden closed-circuit cameras in the guest bedroom and guest bathroom during a gut renovation of the apartment?" [Page Six]
  • Tyra Banks says she never said Britney should kill herself. "Britney is a friend and we correspond with each other," says TyTy. [Sydney Morning Herald]
  • Helen Mirren is accusing a film director-turned-food critic of being "insulting and sexist" and treating her like a piece of meat. This was in 1964, but you go Dame Helen! [Telegraph]
  • Renee Zellweger says a third Bridget Jones movie will kill her. "My body is whacked by the time we finish one of those," she says. "Your glucose levels are going crazy. You're up and down and all over the place. It doesn't feel good, and no one wants to hear that, but it's the truth." [MSNBC]
  • Hugh Grant was seen snogging an "Eastern beauty" while another man caressed her thigh. Maybe he was rehearsing for his new film, Menage A Trois, Actually? [Mirror]