People: Jun. 2, 2003


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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