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April 25, 2000
Howard Stern, Sly Stallone in bizarre, apocryphal love triangle
By ROGER ANDERSON Scripps Howard News Service
ROMANCE IN THE NEWS: A "rep" named Shari Goldberg who works for Angie Everhart, perhaps better known as one of Sly Stallone's former gals, obliges the editors at the New York Daily News by handing them a very juicy little tidbit indeed - namely, that Angie and Howard Stern supposedly are an item.
"They've been going out," Shari says. "I don't know about Howard, but she's not seeing anyone else."
Adding that the long-haired radio wizard has given Angie a "friendship ring," Shari adumbrates the matter in the following terms:
"When she's in New York, they're very much together. They do a lot of afternoon movies. She says he's so totally different from his radio personality. He's the nicest, most intelligent man. His apartment is done so tastefully. He's very good to her."
OOPS! The morning after the appearance of the above report, Howard goes on the air to say that it's all a bunch of hogwash. Then, according to those honest folks at the News, Angie confesses that the "friendship ring" had been given to her by someone other than Howard. And Shari?
"I was wrong," she said. "I misunderstood." Oh, don't worry about it; we still got a good lead item for the column.
MORE ROMANCE: Then there are all the stories saying that Padma Lakshmi, the model who is currently being squired about by no less beleaguered a famous author than Salman Rushdie, was at some point involved with Rushdie's fellow scribe, the playwright Tom Stoppard (who, as you know, had a hand in quilling the screenplay for 'Shakespeare In Love'). Reached for comment, Tom issues this disclaimer:
"I don't even know her."
Which makes the whole thing even more shocking.
EDITOR OPRAH: As you know, Oprah Winfrey - on whose hands time must weigh very heavily indeed - recently launched a brand-new magazine called O. A reporter was so bold as to ask
her what or who would be featured on the cover of the mag's second ish. Pick Oprah's answer:
- "Leonardo DiCaprio."
- "Dr. Kevorkian."
- "Maybe a rock, a tree, a river, an ocean."
ORNAMENTS FOR THE ORNAMENT: The answer is 3. Now, Sarah Michelle Gellar - a very lovely young woman who, as you may know, stars in a TV program titled "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" - was recently spotted at a retail store in Santa Monica, Calif., plunking down $1,800 for what?
- Getting her head shaved.
- A hot-rock massage.
- A platinum toe ring.
LOVE, LOVE!: The answer, again, is 3. But try your hand at guessing the vocation of Jeff Konigsberg, a non-celebrity who is fortunate enough to have recently become married to Joan Lunden, who used to be a top newswoman.
- Private Investigator.
- Socialist Party candidate for president.
- Owner of summer camps.
LOVE, LOVE, LOVE!: The answer is 3. Meantime, it's being said by those fortunate enough to have an opinion that George Stephanapoulos and Bebe Neuwirth - admittedly a couple - aren't very serious because George hasn't yet invited her to what sort of function?
- A stock-car race.
- His favorite strip club.
- A holiday dinner with his Greek Orthodox family.
THE ANSWER TO THAT ONE IS 3, TOO: Finally, Barry Manilow recently checked himself in to a Chicago emergency room because he was worried he was afflicted with what condition?
- Male pattern baldness.
- Detached retina.
We tell you straight out the answer is 3. But he didn't (have a detached retina, that is), so it qualifies as a happy ending.
"Barry is a walking medical encyclopedia," says the singer's "rep." "Basically, there was a cloudiness in his eye, so right away he thought he had a detached retina."
ONWARD: Finally, check out the news that Mick Jagger's film company, Jagged, has got a couple of irons in the fire. One, according to USA Today, is a collaboration with Martin Scorsese on a movie about Nazi Codes or something. The other, according to the Daily News, is a film called "Swap" that's supposed to relate the life 'n' loves of a promiscuous rock star. Why they can't be combined into one big movie, we don't know.
Roger Anderson is arts and entertainment editor at Scripps Howard News
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