By Jim Mullen
August 01, 2003 at 04:00 AM EDT

1 CAMERON DIAZ Someone’s threatened to release racy pictures of her unless she pays an outrageous sum for the negatives. Don’t pay it, Cameron, don’t!

2 LARA CROFT TOMB RAIDER 2 More women might get into archaeology if they weren’t required to wear sprayed-on silver spandex body stockings to work.

3 MADONNA She’s agreed to do a stint as a spokesperson for the Gap. Yeah, we run into her in there all the time.

4 ANN LANDERS’ REPLACEMENT Okay, if you’re asking a columnist for advice, the answer is you need better friends.

5 BILL CLINTON The former Prez is compiling a cookbook with recipes from famous friends. ”Tell the cook how many people are coming to dinner. Go play golf until ready.”

6 KILL BILL Quentin Tarantino’s ultraviolent film will be cut into two parts to avoid editing. The solution came to him during a knife fight with producer Harvey Weinstein.

7 RETOUCHED BY AN ANGEL J. Lo had her famous butt reduced on the poster of her new film, Gigli. Why is it on the poster? Does it have a speaking part?

8 SEABISCUIT The story of an unlikely jockey and an unlikely horse who become racing legends. It’s so inspirational — sniff — it makes you want to gamble away the rent money.

9 SPY KIDS 3-D Since no one else seems to be able to do it, two precocious kids have been sent to fact-check the President’s next State of the Union address.

10 DIVA LAS VEGAS Elton John is considering doing a semi-permanent show a la Celine Dion in Sin City. His twist: He wants to do something where each song sounds different.

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