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Guardian of the Galaxy stars Zoe Saldana, “I love wearing men’s clothing and underwear.” Benicio del Toro, “I’m a fan myself so when a fan does something that might be strange, I understand it.” And Chris Pratt, “My favorite way to blow off steam is to sing loudly .” Dr. Nicholas Toscano, who has fixed the smiles of Hilary and Bill Clintion and President George Bush, Sr., opened a new office at 116 Central Park South manhattanperiodontist.com … Vincent Piazza who plays Tommy DeVito in Clint Eastwood’s Jersey Boys declared, “I think there’s a stigma about the outer boroughs and Jersey. ” His co-star Christopher Walken confessed, “I don’t need to be made to look evil. I can do that on my own.” Hoteliers Hank Freid and Brandon Freid celebrated Haven Rooftop’s 2nd Anniversary on their newly transformed triple-decked rooftop lounge in the Sanctuary Hotel on West 47th St. Celebrating before heading down to Tender, the hotel’s new restaurant were Jason Apfelbaum, DJ Alex Cecil and TRUE Model Management’s Dale Noelle. tendernyc.com … Dianne Keaton who stars in And So It Goes with Michael Douglas said “It’s funny when Michael kisses me, because it’s so awful.” …. Jewelry designer Lisa Jackson, who’s worked with Renée Zellweger, Michael J. Fox and Tory Burch, launched her LJ Cross Fine Jewelry Collection at JANGEORGe in East Hampton. Guests included Vera Wang, Nicole Miller and Cassandra Seidenfeld. Jackson opens her new store in the Mark Hotel on Madison Avenue in October ljcrossny.com … Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg came to the Southampton Animal Shelter’s Unconditional Love Gala that honored his daughter Georgina Bloomberg for her work with finding homes for abandoned pets. Benefit Chair Jean Shafiroff, Board President Jonathan McCann and Chairwoman Emeritus Susan Allen welcomed Stephen Knobel and Nicole Noonan. The Alex Donner Orchestra played. southamptonanimalshelter.com …Transformers’ Mark Walberg says, “I don’t wanna hear nobody complain that there getting paid all this money and people wont leave them alone. It’s part of it.” Amen.
Cameron Diaz, who gets naked in Sex Tape, said, “People think I’m trying to make a fashion statement because I never wear a bra. It’s really that I’m a tomboy at heart.” Her leading man Jason Segal said, “I always have awkward relationships with the ladies. I was able to take all of these terrible, terrible, dates and turn them into a money making venture.” … The Palm Beach Show Group’s Scott Diament and Campion Platt hosted a kick off in Watermill for the New York Art, Antique and Jewelry Show that will open at the Park Avenue Armory on Sept 17th nyfallshow.com ……. Lullaby’s Jennifer Hudosn admitted, “I’m more proud of my weight loss than my Oscar“…. Stephen Baldwin emceed Unik Ernest’s Edeyo Gives Back Ball, which builds schools in Haiti. Honored were Rebecca Foon, Sanford Rubenstein and iPark parking mogul Bill Lerner, who was saluted for his work with Billy4Kids. The organzation’s Youth Ambassador Morgan O’Connor introduced co-founder Alexson Roy. Appaluding were Merchant Soultions Group’s CEO Billy Morresey and Brittany Brown and VEEP star Isiah Whitlock, Jr. edeyo.org… Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ Gary Oldman said, “My passion and energy get mistaken for anger,” adding, “I have a knack for playing weirdos.” His co-stars Judy Greer, “I firmly believe that everyone should have to work in the food service industry at least once in their lives,” and Kerri Russel, “I like being on my own. I tend to be a loner.” … Real Housewife Aviva Drescher, pop star Consuelo Vanderbilt Costin and designer Maggie Norris helped Prosenjit Sen launch his fashion app StyleChat. Users can shop and try on outifts by taking a selfie on their tablets. David Noto served his Altaneve Prosecco at L’Appartement, the salon of celebrity hair dresser Laurent Du’Fourg to Nicole Noonan, Elaine Sargent and Dr. Thomas Behm. stylechat.mobi