South O’ the Highway Celebrities This Week: June 26

Happy Birthday Paul McCartney
Happy Birthday Paul McCartney! Photo: antpkr, Kevork Djansezian/iStock, Getty Images News/Thinkstock

Bridgehampton’s Madonna premiered the music video for her single “Bitch I’m Madonna” last week on Tidal and it is now viewable on her VEVO page. The video features guest stars Beyoncé, Miley Cyrus, Diplo, Katy Perry, Kanye West, Nicki Minaj, Rita Ora and Chris Rock.

Ten letters and cards written to veteran publicist and author Walter Newkirk will be auctioned at the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor on Friday, June 26 and Saturday, June 27. The auction will precede a revival of Grey Gardens, starring Tony-winner Betty Buckley and Rachel York, premiering on August 4.

Laurie Metcalf and other All My Sons cast members, including 9-year-old Cashus Lee Muse, went to the Surf Lodge in Montauk last Wednesday to hear local rocker Nancy Atlas, a.k.a. Cashus’s mom, play.

Southampton producer Patricia Watt’s work on the annual Fred and Adele Astaire Awards in New York last week were appreciated by guests including Harvey Weinstein, Joel Grey and Bebe Neuwirth

Amagansett’s Beatle Sir Paul McCartney turned 73 years young last week. But he doesn’t look a day over 64—and we still love him! McCartney performed at Delaware’s Firefly Festival the day after his birthday.

Water Mill’s Matt Lauer landed the first interview with former NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams. In the taped discussion, which aired last Friday, Williams admitted to Lauer that his ego contributed not to lying necessarily, but to “a whole host of other sins.”

Martha Stewart’s Maine estate, which sits on 63 acres on Mount Desert Island, is featured in this month’s issue of Architectural Digest. The home, completed in 1925, was originally built for the Edsel Ford family. Stewart heads north later in summer, after spending time in her East Hampton home.

Fashion designers and former Full House stars Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen celebrated their 29th birthday with a party in the Hamptons last week. Wearing “Team Mary-Kate” or “Team Ashley” T-shirts, guests participated in the Olsen Olympics, a series of games that included an obstacle course, dunk tank and more.

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