People: Jun. 2, 2003

BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE AND THEIR BUTTS

In an apparent bid to remedy the shortage of shrill outrage in this country, everybody has suddenly decided to get mad at actresses for smoking. At a press conference in Cannes, NICOLE KIDMAN bummed a cigarette from co-star Stellan Skarsgaard and lit up, prompting criticism from antismoking groups. Meanwhile, Fox 5 News in New York City "caught" BRITNEY SPEARS smoking at a Manhattan club; a group called Smoke Free Movies ran a full-page ad in the New York Times screeching at JULIA ROBERTS to stop smoking onscreen; and earlier this month there was a kerfuffle when...

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