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No ‘Risky Business’ for Cruise, Holmes

Looks like there’ll be no hanky panky for Mr. Top Gun.

Tom Cruise’s new lady love has reportedly said that she wants to remain a virgin until she gets married.

A 2003 profile of Katie Holmes in the Sunday Mirror of London discusses how “she went to cheerleading practice, got straight A grades, and made a pledge that she would remain a virgin until marriage.”

But the romance is a dream of more than two decades fulfilled for 26-year-old Holmes; , a year ago, Holmes revealed that the 42-year-old Cruise was her “first celebrity crush” and that she started pining away for him in 1983 when she was four years old and saw him in “Risky Business.”

Holmes’ rep didn’t respond to requests for comment by presstime.

Top billing

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HOLLYWOOD - FEBRUARY 23: (US TABS AND HOLLYWOOD REPORTER OUT) (L-R) Actress Kelly Preston and actress Kirstie Alley attend the after party for Showtime's Premiere of "Fat Actress" at the Geisha House on February 23, 2005 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Stephen Shugerman/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Kirstie Alley;Kelly Preston

Who’s more important: Kirstie Alley or Benazir Bhutto?

The “Fat Actress” star, apparently. In an upcoming event at a woman’s college, Alley received top billing over the former prime minister of Pakistan — as well as Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland, the first woman prime minister of Norway as well as the former director general of the United Nation’s World Health Organization.

The three women are speaking at an International Leadership Conference at the Simmons School of Management in Boston, Massachusetts, and in print notices advertising the event, photos of Alley are fifteen times larger than ones of the former prime ministers. “Maybe the Simmons School of Management is ahead of the curve on the international significance of the writings of Kirstie Alley,” opines the Telegraph of Nashua, New Hampshire.

Notes from all over

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TOKYO, JAPAN - APRIL13: Actor Orlando Bloom attends a press conference to promote the film "Kingdom of Heaven " on April 13, 2005 in Tokyo, Japan. The film opens on May 14, 2005 in Japan. (Photo by Koichi Kamoshida/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Orlando Bloom

Orlando Bloom has failed to fork over $760 for a restaurant bill — although the eatery is convinced it’s just an oversight. The “Lord of the Rings” hottie treated his sweetie Kate Bosworth to dinner at Casaro Amarelo in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, but his card didn’t go through. “There was a problem with our credit-card system that night. It wasn’t his fault — he did his best to pay the bill at the time,” the owner says, reports World Entertainment News Network. “He told us he didn’t have a personal e-mail account and so took our address. And although we’re sure it’s a complete misunderstanding and know he’s very busy, we’ve yet to hear from him.” That was in January.  . . . “Jersey Girl” director Kevin Smith raves about “Revenge of the Sith” on his web site, calling the “Star Wars” prequel, “quite simply, [bleeping] awesome.” . . . Has Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York, joined the Botox generation? Rosie O’Donnell hopes so. “Looks like her face is frozen from her upper lip to the top of her head,” the former talk show host blogs. “I hope it is Botox and not plastic surgery.”

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