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New bub for Supermodel?


Yummy mummy Claudia Schiffer
German beauty Claudia Schiffer is pregnant with her second child, according to American People magazine and News of the World. She and British movie producer husband Matthew Vaughn (Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels) wed in a secret ceremony in May 2002. Just over 12 months later, the former supermodel gave birth to her first child, Caspar, by caesarian section. Since the birth of their first child, the supermodel has cut back on modelling work, however did make an appearance in Love Actually last year. The pair live in a 16th century mansion in rural England and are hoping for a sister for their son.



Making the sun shine
No rain for Sir Paul
Sir Paul McCartney went to great lengths over the weekend in St Petersberg to make sure his 3000th concert wasn?t going to be a washout. The Sun reports that ₤20,000 was spent on dousing the offending grey clouds with dry ice. But the operation was successful, and 100,000 strong crowd cheered when the sun broke through the clouds, just minutes before the beginning of the concert. The dry ice helps hold the water within the clouds, and was similarly used by Russian president Vladimir Putin ahead of the city?s 300th anniversary celebrations.



Is that his poker face?
Poker faced Ben Affleck
Ben Affleck beat fellow actor Tobey Maquire and around 90 other poker players over the weekend to win first place in the Commerce Casino’s California State Poker Championship. The tournament lasted three days, and is one of the major poker competitions in the state. Not only did Ben win a grand total of $356,400, but he also gets the opportunity to compete in the World Poker Tour Championship next April. According to Commerce Casino spokeswoman Nancy Friedman, Ben “has become a respected member of the poker elite and continues to work to improve his game.” Considering his last movie, Jersey Girl, and his woeful ?Bennifer? relationship, it?s good to see Ben finally playing his cards right.



The face of rock’n’roll…
Shortbites…
Kerrang! magazine has named Sharon Osbourne as the most important person in rock, due to her masterminding The Osbournes TV series. She narrowly beat the devil at number two, because ?the devil has all the best tunes?… Lenny Kravitz says he thinks Courtney Love is a great neighbour. Why? He told ratethemusic.com, “you open the elevator and she’s naked in there. The doorman will say: ?She was naked, running through the lobby??. Not sure everyone would be as pleased as Lenny… Bono from U2 has been busted for smoking in his own hotel. Ireland passed strict new anti-smoking laws earlier this year outlawing smoking in public places. The famous rocker was very apologetic though, admitting that he momentarily forgot the new rule…