Star sightings: Taylor Swift, Taylor Lautner, Josh Brolin, Selena Gomez, Camp Freddy
The weekend delivered another sweet meet-up for Taylor Swift and Taylor Lautner in Los Angeles, some Russian delights for a "Dancing With the Stars" diva, luxe facials for awards-season contenders and more!
Click onward for the Ministry's roundup of stars playing, partying and even grooming.
"New Moon" star Lautner arrived at L.A.'s Nokia Theatre alone Saturday and sneaked in a private entrance so he could spend some quality time with Taylor Swift, then catch her rousing KIIS-FM (102.7) Jingle Ball performance. The two definitely seemed like a couple,E! Online reports, with Lautner even charming Swift's mom, Andrea.
Hey, worse things have happened to Taylor's mom backstage.
Josh Brolin thrilled an audience at UCLA, promoting his new ensemble flick "The People Speak," a series of revolutionary monologues and speeches throughout history. The actor showed clips of the film, which also features Sean Penn, Kerry Washington and Casey Affleck, then took questions.
Expectant and smoking-hot couple Paula Patton and Robin Thicke enjoyed a spa day Sunday at NYC salon Ricardo Rojas at 67th and Madison Avenue, grabbing his-and-her Intraceuticals facials with Ricardo himself.
Disney queen Selena Gomez hit up the Avalon Hollywood on Thursday for popular gay dance party "Tigerheat," where she was spotted getting down to music by Lady Gaga. Nearby was "The Hills" beauty Kristin Cavallari, rocking a Wet Cement tee. Upstairs, Bardot hosted Matt Frauman for a live set.
Also on Thursday, country singer LeAnn Rimes helped entertainment complex L.A. Live ring in its Christmas tree lighting, offering an acoustic version of "White Christmas" to mark the occasion.
"Dancing With the Stars" star Karina Smirnoff turned up at Miami's Delano for a Saturday night performance from buzz-worthy new band Kid Sister, part of the Svedka Vodka sessions.
Dave Navarro and Travis Barker performed with Camp Freddy on Friday at a packed Roxy show in L.A. that was attended by the likes of Amy Smart and Mark McGrath and sponsored by Onitsuka Tiger sneakers.
-- Matt Donnelly
Photo: Taylor Swift jams with hearts, stars and sparkles swirling while hunky teen Taylor Lautner looked on from backstage at KIIS FM's Jingle Ball in Los Angeles on Saturday. Credit: Noel Vasquez / Getty Images