Taylor Lautner Hits the HFPA Luncheon, Buys $200,000 Car

Slowly but surely becoming a seasoned Tinseltown vet, Taylor Lautner was among the stars attending the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s 2011 Installation Luncheon at the Beverly Hills Hotel on Thursday afternoon (August 4).

The “Twilight” heartthrob suited up as he spent time alongside “Glee” actress Lea Michele and President of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association Aida Takla O’Reilly, while also taking the stage paired up with actress Elizabeth Olsen during the Presentation of Grants ceremony.

The outing comes amidst recent reports telling that the 19-year-old actor recently picked himself up quite the present – as he’s said to have purchased a silver 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG coupe at a Los Angeles, California car dealership last week.

Taylor, who copped the super-sleek 6.3-liter V-8 hot rod – which is estimated to have cost anywhere from $183,000 to $250,000 – has been spotted cruising the streets of Hollywood in his flashy new ride.

As for where Lautner plans to keep his latest pricey possession – insiders tell that the sports car is residing under lock and key at his parents’ house.

Ashley Tisdale's Shark Week Excitement

Finished up with her trip to Florida to spend time with boyfriend Scott Speer, Ashley Tisdale looked ever the superstar as she arrived at LAX Airport in Los Angeles on Tuesday (August 2).

The “High School Musical” star brightened up the terminal as she and sister Jennifer chatted with fellow travelers while waiting for their luggage before toting the bags out to their car.

Prior to taking flight, Miss Tisdale tweeted her excitement over catching up with the happenings on this year’s Shark Week, as she wrote, “Heading back to LA! It’s Been an amazing trip but excited to catch up on my shark week that I tivo’d!’ #imobsessed”

Meanwhile, Ashley is all set to hit the red carpet on Wednesday night, as she’ll be attending the Los Angeles premiere of “Phineas and Ferb: Across the Second Dimension” at the El Capitan Theatre.

Vanessa Hudgens' Sisterly Cafe Bonding with Stella

Bringing an end to the weekend with a fun-filled excursion, Vanessa Hudgens was all smiles as she ventured out with little sister Stella in Studio City, CA on Sunday (July 31).

The adorable duo were in quite the cheerful spirits as they laughed it up amongst one another outside of Jinky’s Cafe, with Stella sporting an animal-inspired headpiece while Vanessa covered up her recently shortened locks with a cute beanie.

The sisterly outing comes as Miss Hudgens took to Facebook to announce a giveaway which will find one lucky winner receiving a pink suitcase stuffed with gear from her Candie’s photo shoot.

Of the Candie’s offer, Vanessa wrote, “Hey guys! I LOVED the props from the Candie’s photo shoot so much and they just told me they are giving away one of the pink suitcases from the Ad! They’

Selena Gomez's Boca Raton Show Brings Out Bieber

Taking the stage for her We Own the Night Tour, Selena Gomez performed a sold-out show in Boca Raton, Florida on Thursday night (July 28).

Held at Mizner Park Amphitheatre, the “Who Says” singer belted out all of her hit tunes as the audience gleefully danced and sang along.

Among those on-hand for Selena’s sunshine state show was a very special guest, as Justin Bieber turned up to support his lady during her kickoff gig.

Having tweeted “Good to be back in Canada” earlier in the day, Bieber apparently was hoping to throw people off track – as he was photographed leaving the venue surrounded by bodyguards upon show’s end.

Upset over the “Baby” hitmaker’s misguiding tweet, one fan posted a message reading, ‘

Olivia Wilde Visits "The Tonight Show"

Fully immersed in promotional mode, Olivia Wilde was on-hand at NBC Studios in Los Angeles, CA on Tuesday night (July 26).

The 27-year-old actress happened to be making an appearance on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” to boost interest in her upcoming film “Cowboys & Aliens” – which hits theaters this Friday, July 29th.

With Shaun White also a guest on the late night show, the topic of conversation quickly turned to snowboarding.

Upon taking her seat, Miss Wilde was asked whether she partakes in the adrenaline-packed sport, to which she proudly replied, “I do snowboard!”

Continuing on, Olivia said, “I’m good except getting off of the life. I fall every single time.”

Mr White chimed in, “YOu’re not the one that takes everyone out with you?”

Shamelessly confessing that she is indeed that person, Wilde answered, “Oh yeah that’s me. My family won’t go on the lift with me, nor will my friends. So I have to get in the single line and then there’s some unsuspecting family that welcomes me onto their chair lift. Then I take them all down… and the people behind us!”

As for Miss Wilde’s new movie, “Cowboys & Aliens” co-stars Daniel Craig while telling the story of “a spaceship arriving in Arizona, 1873, to take over the Earth, starting with the Wild West region. Meanwhile, a posse of cowboys are all that stand in their way.”

Kim Kardashian's Bachelorette Pool Party

Continuing forth with another day of singledom celebration, Kim Kardashian’s bachelorette weekend was back in session with a visit to The Palazzo in Las Vegas on Sunday (July 24).

Joined by sister Kourtney and fiance Kris Humphries’ sister Kaela, the trio of ladies took to a VIP at the Sin City resort’s pool area with E! camera crews capturing all of the action.

The pool outing comes after Kim, Kourtney and Kaela partied the night away the previous evening during a dinner and club combo at TAO – with the festivities also including fellow Kardashian sister Khloe, as well as Kris Jenner.

After getting a little rest, Kim woke up in the best of moods, as she joyfully tweeted, “I wake up & just thanks the lord for my family & friends! Seriously I love life! I love all of the people who are in my life! #LovingLife”

Kardashian Sisters' Jet-Setting Sears Adventure

Doing a little in-state travel, Kim, Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian were all together in Burbank, California on Thursday afternoon (July 21).

With Kim meeting up with her two E! reality star sisters at the Burbank Airport after visiting a friend, the trio jetted off to San Francisco for their always hectic business doings.

Never leaving their fans in the dark, all three of the lovely Kardashian ladies tweeted about the day’s adventure, with Kim writing, “In San Francisco right now,just went to Sears 2 see our new Kardashian Kollection store! OMGGG u guys its so major! Can’t wait 4 u 2 c it!”

Meanwhile, Kourtney tweeted, San Francisco SEARS baby! Don’t forget to sign up on sears.com to be notified when the pre-sale begins online to buy Kardashian Kollection.”

Not one to be left out, Khloe chimed in, “I’m at the Sears corporate head quarters and they just told me that Unbreakable will be in Sears as of 9/1/11 wooohooo #ShakeIt”

Hollywood Hotties Hit Up Miu Miu's "Muta" Party

Drawing out Tinseltown beauties of all ages, Lucrecia Martel’s ‘Muta’ presented by MIU MIU event was the place to be on Tuesday night (July 19).

Held at a private residence in Beverly Hills, California, lovely young ladies including Hailee Steinfeld, Ashley Tisdale, Camilla Belle and Emma Roberts all got prettied up for the fashionable fete.

Tweeting her excitement over the famous designer’s classy soiree, Miss Tisdale wrote prior to arrival, “Super excited for the Mui Mui party tonight!”

Also joining in on the festivities were more-seasoned Hollywood gals including Malin Akerman and Diane Kruger, along with model.actress Kate Mara.

Being the youngest of the group, 14-year-old Miss Steinfeld partook in the MIU MIU festivities thanks to her role as face of the brand – as she recently shot their Autumn/Winter 2011 collection campaign.

Talking about the experience, Hailee told press, ‘

Angelina Jolie's Ozzie Dots Day Out with Shiloh & Zahara

Having themselves quite the fabulous girls’ day out, Angelina Jolie and daughters Shiloh and Zahara made for an adorable trio while out in Hollywood, California on Sunday (July 17).

The “Kung Fu Panda 2” actress was dressed in an all-black ensemble as she and her two growing young ladies paid a visit to Ozzie Dots.

Once finished with their shopping, the threesome emerged with Zahara excitedly skipping while Shiloh toted her purchases including a plastic pitchfork and stuffed animal with antlers.

The sighting comes as Miss Jolie’s full-length Louis Vuitton Core Values campaign video was recently released, during which Angelina spoke about her kiddies’ penchant for eating bugs ever since their trip to Cambodia.

The 36-year-old mother of six told, “My boys love to eat crickets. It’s their favorite thing… When I first gave it to them… I wanted them to not be turned-off by something that wasn’t (part of) their culture. So I bought them… and they ate them like Doritos (chips).”

Jolie added, “And they wouldn’t stop and they brought to-go boxes home. And then I had to actually ban the cricket-eating at a certain point because I was afraid they were going to get sick from eating too many… But they’re good!”

Kourtney Kardashian & Mason's "Magical" Shrek Adventure

Making for quite the adorable duo, Kourtney Kardashian and son Mason Dash Disick showed off their love of Shrek during an eventful Thursday night (July 14) outing in Hollywood, California.

After having dinner at Katsuya with friends a few friends, the E! reality star and her 1 1/2-year-old boy took to the Pantages Theatre to watch a performance of “Shrek the Musical” before emerging wearing matching Shrek ears.

Keeping her fans and loved ones up to date on the fun-filled evening, Kourtney tweeted, “Just saw Shrek the musical with Mason! Wow what an adorable show…we had a blast!! Such a magical night. Sleeping with our Shrek ears on.”

Meanwhile, Miss Kardashian continues to be pestered about marrying Mason’s father, Scott Disick, which she addressed on the most recent episode of “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” by saying, “I’m just as much of a family as someone else who has a piece of paper.”

Not happy with her Kourtney’s lack of eagerness to exchange nuptials with her grandson’s daddy, family matriarch Kris Jenner asked, Why is [Kourtney] holding back? Why is she being so stubborn?”

Explaining herself, Kardashian said, “Until I really know that he’s, like, 100 percent, I don’t want to put Mason through what we went through with Mom and Dad’s divorce. I know how hard that could be on kids.”

Rachel Bilson Gets to Work on "The To Do List"

Quite the busy lady these days – as she also has a new TV show debuting this fall – Rachel Bilson was spotted for the first time getting to work on her brand new movie titled “The To Do List”.

With filming getting underway in Los Angeles, CA on Sunday (July 10), the former “OC” star offered up a variety of different looks as she spent some time in her trailer getting her hair done and going over her script before slipping into a funky two piece dress for an outdoor pool scene at the Woodland Hills Recreational Center.

As for the film’s plotline, “The To Do List” tells the story of “a recent high-school grad who feels pressured to become more sexually experienced before she goes to college.”

Written and being directed by Maggie Carey, the movie also stars Alia Shawkat, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Bill Hader and Andy Samberg while scheduled for a 2013 theatrical release date.

Kristen Stewart Pays Robert Pattinson a "Cosmopolis" Set Visit

Supporting her man as works up north of the border, Kristen Stewart made a low-key arrival to the Toronto, Canada set of “Cosmopolis on Thursday night (July 7).

The Bella Swan star eased out of an SUV while met by Robert Pattinson’s bodyguard – who quickly escorted the camera-averse actress inside her “Twilight” co-star beau’s trailer.

Not making the trip alone, Miss Stewart also brought along her main man’s trusty pet pooch, Bear, for the Canadian set visit.

Along with spending time together during the nighttime rendezvous, reports tell that Rob and Kristen are expected to be among the “Twlight” crew attending this year’s Comic-Con – with the panel event taking place at the San Diego Convention Center on July 21st.

Lindsay Lohan's Paradise Cove Beach Excursion

A day removed from ringing in her 25th birthday, Lindsay Lohan continued to enjoy her freedom from house arrest with a trip to the beach at Paradise Cove in Malibu on Sunday (July 3).

Joined by her brother, Michael Jr., and sister, Ali, the trio of siblings met up with a few friends as the “Mean Girls” star covered her face with a baseball cap while donning a cute little speckled black dress and a camera strapped around her neck.

As previously reported by GossipCenter, Miss Lohan spent the previous evening celebrating her 25th with a low-key affair at the popular seaside restaurant Geoffrey’s.

Commenting on his daughter’s decision to pass up on a more lavish affair, LiLo’s dad, Michael, told press, “She opted to stay in California instead of coming to New York because she has community service and wanted to concentrate on that. She’s doing really, really, really well.”