We haven't seen the pictures yet, but someone who has says the diamonds Princess Margaret's daughter, Lady Sarah Armstrong-Jones, wore in her hair at her wedding Thursday at St. Stephen's Walbrook in London were the very ones Sarah's father, Lord Snowdon, gave Margaret when he married her. If so, they are a beautiful pair of tremblant diamond roses. Antiques, of course. They were Margaret's surprise wedding gift to her beloved daughter. The wedding for 200, as you read here this week, was followed by a reception at the Queen Mother's residence, Clarence House. The guests included most of the royal family, with Queen Elizabeth in the same pink print dress she wore for the D-Day celebrations. Princess Margaret wore pale blue and Princess Anne, the mother of 14-year-old bridesmaid Zara Phillips, was in cream. Other guests included the Prince of Wales and his estranged wife Diana; and Prince Edward with his girlfriend Sarah Rhys-Jones, who wore a short gray skirt with a tailcoat. The newlyweds are off to India for their honeymoon. It's not a part of the empire anymore, but it's still a nice place to visit.
Get ready for this one. Nigel Hamilton, whose revelations of the early President Kennedy in "JFK: Reckless Youth" didn't sit too well with the Kennedy family, no, no, no, may have another biggie on the way with his newie. The investigative author is said to be delving now into the early life and times of another highly revered and extremely deceased head of state, India's Jawaharlal Nehru. Will there be rumblings from here to Rishikish? (There is a Rishikish, isn't there? Of course there is. It's in northern India, and if you're ever there, be sure to visit its temples. Not you, Nigel, unless you're going to be a good boy.)
Do you believe the gossip that Patti Lupone, who's enjoyed about as much trouble as she can stand in recent showbiz, might appear on Broadway in "Piaf"? Well, not if Elaine Paige has anything to do with it. Elaine controls the rights to the show, and if anyone does it in New York, it's going to be little Elaine singing like "The Little Sparrow." She is making that perfectly clear.
"I think that all anyone really wants in life is to have people understand us for who we actually are, despite everything," says Ruth Negga. The actress talks "Preachers" season 2 and more on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: Dan Doperalski)
"That's something that resonates with me too because I'm so locked into a number. If I go over that number it completely ruins my day so it's nice to get detached from the number on the scale." - Chelsea Handler on Kelly LeVeque's book "Body Love." #wwdeye (📷: John Salangsang)