Access Star Sightings: January 9 - 16, 2009

Ben Affleck picks up his daughter Violet from school in Santa Monica Ben Affleck picks up his daughter Violet from school in Santa Monica

Friday, January 16 in London -- A smiling Kate Moss leaving her home with boyfriend Jamie Hince, on her 35th birthday, in north London.

And in Park City, Utah -- Christie Brinkley smiling and posing for the “Got Milk?” campaign at the Spa at the Lift at the first day of the Sundance Film Festival… Mariah Carey leaving one of the lounges and being surrounded by photographers.

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Thursday, January 15 in LA -- Amanda Bynes, right after her break up with Doug Reinhardt, working out on the elliptical machine at Equinox in West Hollywood and watching E!‘s “50 Most Beautiful Child Stars” when she noticed herself on the list at #27. An excited Amanda says to a friend, “Look! Its me!”… Molly Sims munching on a patriotic cupcake at Pepsi’s Pre-Inaugural Celebration… Also there: Carmen Electra and Denise Richards with one of her dogs… Dustin Hoffman reading all the tabloids at a newsstand in Brentwood.

And In NY -- Paul Bettany and wife Jennifer Connelly in a black leather jacket posing for pictures in freezing New York weather at the premiere of Paul’s new children’s film, “Inkheart”… Patti Stangerstar, of Bravo’s reality show “Millionaire Matchmaker,” at the book signing for her new book “Become Your Own Matchmaker: 8 Easy Steps for Attracting Your Perfect Mate.”

And in London -- Sienna Miller leaving London’s Groucho Club and then being seen with actor Cillian Murphy.

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Wednesday, January 14 in LA -- Paris Hilton, shopping (of course) at Arcade, a cute new store on Melrose… Ricki Lake said she loves being 40 and feels better than she did in her 20’s at Howard Bragman’s “Where’s My Fifteen Minutes” book party. Also there: Isiah Washington who did not want to talk to press or even pose for cameras… Ben Affleck, picking up daughter Violet from school and attracting tons of paparazzi.

And in NYC -- At the 2008 National Board of Review of Motion Pictures Awards Gala, Anne Hathaway (in a stunning Chanel vintage dress) told reporters that she feels like it’s been the best ride of her career. Also there: “Slumdog Millionaire” star Dev Patel, talking excitedly about chatting with Diddy and Drew Barrymore at the Golden Globes.

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Tuesday, January 13 in LA -- Jessica Simpson, avoiding cameras as she was spotted out to dinner with boyfriend Tony Romo and her parents, Joe and Tina Simpson… Audrina Patridge, Epic Records employee, working on the set of The White Tie Affair’s video shoot for “Candle (Sick and Tired).” She hung out with Benji & Joel Madden, who made a cameo in the video… Zac Efron at Tom Lennon’s show at Largo — they’re co-stars in Zac’s new film “17 Again”… Toni Collette walking into “The Tonight Show” holding her little baby, who was wearing a cute “Peace” shirt… At a reality show party at the Starbucks in West Hollywood: “So You Think You Can Dance” judge Mary Murphy getting coffee with two friends, while “Biggest Loser” trainer Bob Harper, wearing a tight leather jacket, also was getting his coffee fix… Michael Steger of “90210” going incognito in a beanie and ‘80s windbreaker at Whole Foods in West Hollywood.

And in NYC – Bravo’s “Housewives of New York City” star Countess LuAnn de Lesseps and Whoopi Goldberg at the Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS Kicks Off the 2009 Dining By Design National Tour.

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Monday, January 12 in LA -- Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake with Jessica Biel all having dinner (but not together) at Yatai restaurant at Sunset at La Cienega. Britney was seated about 30 feet from Justin and Jessica, but no one got up to talk to each other… Colin Farrell at Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf in Century City… Taylor Swift and Demi Lovato spotted watching the LA Kings vs. Tampa Bay Lightning NHL game.

And in NYC -- Bret Michaels at the Empire Hotel Rooftop enjoying drinks and appetizers, while in town promoting the new season of “Rock of Love Bus.” 

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Saturday, January 10 in LA -- Rachel Zoe and friend at Starbucks in West Hollywood. The duo order their coffee and left, never even bothering to take their sunglasses off while inside… Kim Kardashian and Adrienne Bailon having dinner at Asia de Cuba at the Mondrian in LA with Billy Zane before hitting the Golden Globes pre-parties.

And in NYC -- Barbara Walters with her daughter eating lunch at Fred’s at Barneys.

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