The French Open is on, which means the tennis players are in Paris. Roger Federer put in an appearance at Le Stresa last night, shaking up the 40-seat hot spot like crazy. He signed the famous guest book, which famed publicist Yanou Collart showed me at dinner, that includes original art work by the likes of Jeff Koons and autographs of everyone from Sting to Sean Connery

Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. He wrote the Intelligencer column for NY Magazine in the mid 90s, reporting on the OJ Simpson trial, as well as for the real Parade magazine (when it was owned by Conde Nast), and has written for the New York Observer, Details, Vogue, Spin, the New York Times, NY Post, Washington Post, and NY Daily News among many publications. He is the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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