The chief of the nation’s second-largest school district is fuming over Sacha Baron Cohen’s photo shoot with high school football players.
Los Angeles Superintendent Ramon Cortines isn’t amused by the GQ magazine photos shot at Birmingham High School that feature the “Borat” star in his new screen incarnation as gay Austrian fashionista Bruno.
The GQ cover story features pictures of Cohen wearing shoulder pads, tight red shorts, an athletic cup and little else as he poses with football players at the school in the San Fernando Valley.
Cortines says the photos violate school district policies and he has punished the principal and athletic director.
Picture of happiness
Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick have released the first official photo of their new twin daughters.
Marion Loretta Elwell Broderick and Tabitha Hodge Broderick were born June 22 to a surrogate mother.
Though celebrities have recently brokered million-dollar baby picture deals with celebrity magazines, Parker, 44, and Broderick, 47, did not profit from the photo.
No ugly babies here
Elsewhere on the celebrity baby beat, “Long Black Train” country singer Josh Turner and his wife are the parents of a second son, Colby Lynch Turner.
And Ana Ortiz, who plays Betty’s sister on the ABC sitcom “Ugly Betty,” and her husband have welcomed their first child, a girl named Paloma Louise.
The birthday bunch
Director Ken Russell is 82. Actor Michael Cole (“The Mod Squad”) is 64. Writer Dave Barry is 62. Actress Jan Smithers (“WKRP In Cincinnati”) is 60. Talk host Montel Williams is 53. Country singer Aaron Tippin is 51. Actor Tom Cruise is 47. Actor Thomas Gibson is 47. Actress Hunter Tylo is 47. Actress Connie Nielsen (“Gladiator”) is 45. Actress Yeardley Smith (“The Simpsons”) is 45. Actor Grant Rosenmeyer (“Oliver Beene”) is 18.