Gayle King Is Nice, But Spike Lee Snubbed Me
The opening-night party for Broadway's The Mountaintop -- the play that imagines an encounter between Martin Luther King and a motel maid -- brought a luminous bunch of biggies to Espace last night.
Gayle King was nice, as always, and when I told her I liked her Lady Gaga interview, she lit up and said, "She's not only talented; she's very smart!"
But when I asked Spike Lee what he thought of the play, he turned around to look at me for a second, then kept on walking!
I'm going to have to Google everything I've ever written about him to see which column was the deal breaker.
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Anyway, wunderkind producer Jordan Roth didn't dis me when I asked what his cameo on the upcoming series Smash -- about the making of a Broadway show -- consists of.
Roth said the scene took place at Bond 45, where he called the director (played by Jack Davenport) over to talk about a project, leaving the producer (Anjelica Huston) to carry on her own scene at her table.
"I had two lines," said Roth, "but I ad-libbed a third and I think it might get in."
Fab! Think I can get three lines in the next Spike Lee film?
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