In the blood-is-thicker-than-water department, Billy Baldwin is said to be upset with big brother Alec because Alec didn't invite him to the fund-raiser. The New York Post says the trouble started when the brothers endorsed different candidates for a New York Senate seat and escalated after Billy was elected to succeed Alec as president of the Creative Coalition, a liberal actors' activist group. A spokesman for Billy denied there was a rift.
While former White House intern Monica Lewinsky makes headlines for her immunity deal with investigator Kenneth Starr, President Clinton and First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton are planning to be guests at Steven Spielberg and Kate Capshaw's estate in the Hamptons this weekend. On their datebook: three Democratic fund-raisers that could net $1 million. On Friday it's a $25,000-a-couple dinner at the home of investment banker Bruce Wasserstein. On Saturday: First, it's a $5,000-a-plate event hosted by composer Jonathan Sheffer and Dr. Christopher Barley, followed by a bash hosted by Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger -- with about 1,000 guests. Robert DeNiro and Helen Hunt are said to be on the guest list.