Nashville police issued an arrest warrant yesterday for actor Sean Penn for allegedly beating two free-lance journalists with a rock while his fiance'e, pop star Madonna, watched.
The two journalists -- Laurence Cottrell and Ian Markham-Smith -- said they were outside Penn's hotel Sunday hoping to get a picture of him with Madonna when he attacked them . . .
After 34 years as the king of Siam, actor Yul Brynner said goodbye last night at New York's Broadway Theater to the starring role in "The King and I," which he has played in 4,625 performances and on film . . .
Everyone knows a Rolls-Royce is expensive and has a great resale value, but the one once owned by the Beatles appears to have set a record. Bidding for it Saturday at Sotheby's in New York started at $80,000, but before it was over, Jim Pattison, a Canadian businessman, had shelled out an astonishing $2,090,000 for the car John Lennon bought in 1966 and had painted in psychedelic patterns . . .
Louisiana politician John Breaux (rhymes with grow) is a candidate with a sense of humor. A rhyme included in an invitation for a recent fundraiser for him here read:
If you've been paying attention you undoubtedly kneaux,
That Russell Long will be a Senator no meaux.
While we're all might sorry he decided to geaux,
We think his best replacement is a man you all kneaux.