▪ Two months after moving into a rented Washington, D.C., home, Ivanka Trump and husband Jared Kushner are facing a backlash among their well-to-do neighbors, the Associated Press reports. Residents of the capital’s tony Kalorama district say the couple’s arrival orhood.” Other celebrities, including former President Obama and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, also have homes in Kalorama. But none of them has aroused such resistance. “Maybe so me of the upset has to do with politics,” suggests neighborhood commissioner Ellen Goldstein.
▪ Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin is still “working hard” to save her marriage to Anthony Weiner, despite the sexting scandal that wrecked his political career and fueled their separation last August, sources tell the New York Post. Now undergoing sex addictexts and photos came to light, and then last year reports alleged Weiner had sent X-rated messages to a 15-year-old girl, prompting an ongoing FBI investigation. A source says that Abedin, 40, views the sexting as an illness, and that she takes into consideration that “there’s been no affair or physical contact.”
▪ Val Kilmer appears to be obsessed with married actress Cate Blanchett. The divorced Kilmer, 57—who worked with Blanchett, 47, on a 2003 film—keeps tweeting his admiration for her. “Once I flew all the way to Australia just to talk to Cate Blanchett,” he sabsessive,” he replied, “Nothing in the least creepy about loving someone.” Blanchett has not commented. ■