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Even Gwyneth Paltrow thinks there’s always room for improvement, so she’s spending more than $7,000 to have her smile perfected. The pretty star will wear invisible braces 24 hours a day for the next year or so, just popping them out for special occasions. Such as….You fill in the blanks.

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This story first appeared in the June 4, 2004 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.

Both Bruce Willis and David Schwimmer are back in the dating game again. What a bore. Anyhow, David and the model, Gina Lee, who had been together for the last five months, broke up when Gina apparently said she just couldn’t see them living together happily ever after and bid him bye-bye. He’s unhappy about the split and is trying to woo her back, but she’s saying they can be friends but no more hanky and even less panky. As for Willis and his 26-year-old “Baywatch” babe, Brooke Burns, who have been inseparable for the last nine months, they insist the decision to call their romance a wrap is both mutual and amicable. They blame the breakup on their hectic work schedules, as well worn an excuse as any.

Bruce headed directly home to Hailey, Idaho, to be with his ex-wife, Demi Moore, and their three daughters. It’s where he spent the Memorial Day weekend, performing with his band, The Accelerators, at a local nightspot. Oh, Demi’s boyfriend, Ashton Kutcher, is happily housed in Hailey, as well, and the three of them make quite an interesting sight together. As for Brooke, she took off for Hawaii, where her new TV series, “North Shore,” is in production. So what is she planning to do with the diamond ring Bruce bought her last winter in Paris when love was fairly new? As the breakup is so amicable, why not keep it as a friendship ring?

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Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas are finally moving into the $4 million estate they’ve been building in Wales for the last two years. The house has a limestone exterior derived from quarries in England, a slate roof, stone pillars and a balcony with a copper roof, which they brought from America and which affords them spectacular views over a beautiful bay. The enormous kitchen is loaded with high-end gadgets on every available surface and the spa includes a gym, a sauna and a jacuzzi.

Catherine’s parents, Pat and Dai Jones, are moving into their own suite of rooms on the ground floor and are thrilled they’ll be spending time with their grandchildren in the nursery on the house’s top floor. The security at the estate is elaborate enough to scare away the most daring lurking miscreant with its electric gates, fences, video cameras and bulletproof windows. Catherine is in Rome now shooting a new ad campaign for Elizabeth Arden’s Provocative Woman fragrance when she isn’t flitting around Europe shooting “Ocean’s Twelve.”

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Jennifer Aniston’s father, John Aniston, also an actor, never thought his daughter could make a bean following in his footsteps. He wanted her to be a doctor so her income would be steady. He changed his mind, of course, when she signed that famous “Friends” contract for $1 million an episode. So he did what any smart daddy would do: He threw out all of those med school prospectuses and now his little girl will never have a stethoscope sticking out of her ears.

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Justin Timberlake wants to be a big movie star — but don’t they all? He’s taking advice from his girlfriend, Cameron Diaz, and his newfound friends, Kevin Spacey and Morgan Freeman, with whom he just finished working on his first feature film, “Edison,” in Vancouver. So now Justin has his sights set on the lead in the film version of the hit Broadway rock musical “Rent,” based on the Puccini opera “La Bohème,” to be produced and directed by Chris Columbus of “Harry Potter” movies fame. Would Puccini like Justin? It’s too late to ask.

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Do you care that Ethan Hawke still can’t chase the blues away? He misses Uma Thurman so much he can’t even bear to look at her pictures in magazines — and there are a lot of them these days — because it causes him such heartache. But at least they are talking to one another again, mostly about their two little children, as they share custody. Uma is still atwitter over Andre Balazs and he over her. No heartache there. And if they ever need a room, well, Andre owns a hotel almost everywhere.

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I know you know Madonna had a hand in creating a new line of Kabbalah candles, but did you know that Madonna will burn those candles onstage during her shows at Madison Square Garden while singing two songs during what she calls her act’s Kabbalah Moment? Harry Slatkin, who makes the candles, is the vice chairman of this year’s FiFi Awards on June 9. He also has been nominated in two categories this year: best environmental fragrance and best bath and body fragrance.

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As the stars align at Radio City Music Hall for the 2004 Tony Awards on Sunday, the question on everyone’s mind isn’t just who will win, but just what will everyone be wearing? Tonya Pinkins, starring in “Caroline, or Change,” will be seen by all in a Randi Rahm gown with a jeweled corset top, a flowing skirt and a multicolored jacket. Swoosie Kurtz has chosen a classic Marc Bouwer dress to be worn with dazzling Harry Winston jewels. Donna Murphy, of “Wonderful Town,” will look wonderful in her custom-made golden gown by Lela Rose. Her co-star, Jennifer Westfeldt, also will be wearing a Lela Rose black beaded vintage Hollywood glam gown with Walter Steiger shoes. The first vice chairman of the American Theatre Wing, Sondra Gilman, will be cool and classic in a Chanel strapless dove gray silk dress with a jersey top. As for that marvelous actress Audra McDonald, she will be wearing an elegant Armani. Who says this three-time Tony winner and nominee this year for “A Raisin in the Sun” doesn’t want her day in the sun? The Tony trophy girls all will wear Carmen Marc Valvo. And Hugh Jackman, the host of the evening, will be dressed to the nines in his bespoke Gucci dinner jacket, while Isabel Keating, who plays Judy Garland in “The Boy From Oz,” will drape a stunning aquamarine dress by Roberto Cavalli over her size 2 figure.

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WB-11 anchors Jim Watkins and Kaity Tong will lead the applause at the Metropolitan Club on June 11 when The Knights of York honor Christopher Weldon, the executive director of the New York Child Learning Institute, for his work helping children. The Knights are devoted to children’s causes, including the Make-A-Wish Foundation, which grants wishes to sick children, including visits from their favorite celebrities, such as Mel Gibson, Shania Twain, John Travolta and Jennifer Garner.

<p>Jennifer Aniston</p>

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<p>Catherine Zeta-Jones</p>

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