NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
Saturday, December 19, 2015, 4:00 AM
A slice of Princess Diana and Prince Charles’ wedding cake packaged in the original white and silver presentation box.
BIG BIDDER TAKES THE CAKE
A piece of wedding cake from Prince Charles and Lady Diana’s 1981 wedding sold for $ 1,375, according to Nate B. Sanders Auctions. Bidding began at $ 1,100 for what the auction house described as “classic British fruitcake with cream cheese frosting.” The slice comes wrapped in its original wax paper and doily. It also includes a gift card that reads “With best wishes from / Their Royal Highnesses / The Prince & Princess of Wales.”
MAYOR MIKE IS NO PREZ
Michael Bloomberg had one simple answer when we asked him if he’d be interested in throwing his hat into the presidential race: “No.”
The former mayor had music, not politics, on his mind at the opening of the Mica & Ahmet Ertegun Atrium opening at Jazz at Lincoln Center.
Though he wouldn’t call himself a jazz man. “I don’t want to overstate that, but yes,” he said. “The modern jazz quartet, Dave Brubeck, that was my generation.”
HILLS STAR GETS A BABY BUMP
Former “Hills” star Audrina Patridge is ready for her next dose of reality — she’s pregnant. The 30-year-old MTV standout announced on Instagram that she and her fiancé Corey Bohan are expecting a baby. And in typical reality show fashion, she used the opportunity to pimp a product. “I finally figured out what to get Corey for Christmas! #babyontheway #ClearblueConfirmed #ad” she wrote. Patridge also promised to keep fans posted on her blog.
Audrina Patridge announced on Instagram that she and her fiancé Corey Bohan are expecting a baby.
DKNY PR GIRL IS A GONE GIRL
Now-former DKNY power publicist Aliza Licht has finally wrapped up her long goodbye with the NYC fashion house. Licht sent an email to associates on Friday saying, “After 17 years at DKNY, it’s time for new adventures!” though she didn’t specify what she’ll be doing in the new year. A day after wiping all of their social media platforms clean in August, the company announced that it would be parting ways with Licht, who had just authored the book “Leave Your Mark.”
HOLMES FOR THE HOLIDAYS
Happy Birthday, Katie! A fun-loving crew including designer Zac Posen and super chef Mario Batali helped Katie Holmes celebrate her 37th birthday at Beauty & Essex restaurant on the Lower East Side. “Awesome birthday at #beautyandessex with great friends!” she wrote on Instagram Thursday. Earlier in the day, Holmes posted a photo of her daughter Suri, 9, meeting Hillary Clinton.
MEET THE WORLD’S HOTTEST GROUPIE: CHRISTIE BRINKLEY
Model Christie Brinkley attended an ex-husband’s concert while wearing a T-shirt bearing her current rock star beau’s face. The 61-year-old beauty went backstage at Billy Joel’s Madison Square Garden concert, while wearing a John Mellencamp concert Tee on Thursday night. We doubt the piano man felt threatened. The big gig marked Joel’s 70th show at MSG, where he’s sold out 30 straight gigs since starting his monthly residency in January 2014. During his set, Joel reportedly dedicated “The Entertainer” to fellow New Yorker Donald Trump.
JOY TO THE WORLD
J-Law strikes a pose — but doesn’t crack a smile — at a VIP screening of her new film “Joy”, in London.
RIHANNA SHINES BRIGHT
Rihanna shined until 3 a.m. at a six-hour karaoke party at Giorgio Baldi restaurant in Santa Monica.