Tales of Hollywood

By Laura Schiff
Updated February 16, 2001 at 05:00 AM EST

Ever wonder what the rich and famous do when no one’s watching? Nell Scovell, coexec producer of TV’s Charmed and creator of Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, sure does. The ex-Late Night With David Letterman scribe lampoons Hollywood’s elite in Icebox.com’s Hidden Celebrity Webcam (icebox.com). Mean, but not malicious, the fictional vignettes feature such ”caught-in-the-act” scenarios as Calista Flockhart hurling the ice cube she just snacked on and an underemployed Sylvester Stallone moonlighting as Britney Spears’ limo driver. No surprise, the real-life celebs won’t comment. Now the show’s satirical humor has attracted an international audience: Britain’s Channel 4 has licensed the series’ Web and TV rights. Future episodes may feature Prince Charles and London resident Madonna, as well as Yanks Eminem and Robert Downey Jr., whose recent drug-related arrest at a Palm Springs, Calif., hotel is prime comic fodder. Well, anything for a cheap laugh …