After eight months, the romance between Diane Lane and Barbra Streisand’s stepson, Josh Brolin, has heated up to the engagement point. They even say they hope to marry this year. Diane, who gets around and around and around, was once married to Christopher Lambert, by whom she has a nine-year-old daughter, and has had flings or whatever with Matt Dillon, Timothy Hutton and Jon Bon Jovi. Josh was once married to Deborah Adair, by whom he has a son and a daughter, and was engaged more recently to Minnie Driver. When that breakup went North, it was heard around the West and East Coasts and parts of Wisconsin.
Rocker Chris Martin has been asked to compose the theme song for Hugh Grant’s next romantic comedy, "Love Actually." It’s still a love actually between Chris and Gwyneth Paltrow.
President Bush’s nephew Billy Bush and his wife, Sydney, are the honorary chairmen of the Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center’s 12th annual Bunny Hop at FAO Schwarz on March 11. Billy, a correspondent on the "Today" show will bring along his daughters, Josephine, 4, and Mary Bradley, 2, to the event, which will kick off with the Rockettes and a magic show. This year’s chairmen, Mary Darling, Leslie Coleman and Leslie Heaney will wear dresses designed by Leah Anderson and made from the fabric of the event’s sponsor, Scalamandre. They will give a party at the fabric house’s salon on Third Avenue for their committee on Feb. 26, where guests can take home Raggedy Ann and Andy dolls wearing outfits made from the house’s "funny toile," inspired from a Westcott lining from the 1800’s.
Billy starts taping the revival of "Let’s Make a Deal" on March 1. It’s the show Monty Hall made famous in the Seventies. Maybe President Bush can send Billy to the U.N. where they don’t know the first thing about making a deal. Oh ha-ha-ha-ha-ha!