So her 180mph £90,000 Audi R8 has had to go."I loved the car, but Daddy wouldn't let me keep it," Petra told me at the Twenties-style champagne party to launch the auction of her father's classic car collection."He has just sold it because he hated the thought of me driving a car that can go so fast." Petra, who was squired by her playboy boyfriend James Stunt, says she won't be going into the family business, but hopes to study fashion at Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design next year.
If the Queen was hoping to soothe ruffled feathers, she chose the right honour to bestow on Saudi despot King Abdullah.
S., he thinks that won't be a problem," says Emma, 36, who hopes to find acting work in the States.It was the Royal Victorian Chain, which she reserves for non-Christians who cannot receive the Garter.However, one beneficiary was Princess Margaret - some say the honour marked queenly disapproval of her sister's behaviour.BBC wags tell me: "Never mind the Cybermen and Daleks, that red hair and freckles will have children hiding behind the sofa." Surely it will be broadcast after the watershed.Marilyn manson lookalike Kelly Osbourne could be facing unlikely competition for the role of prison warden Mama Morton in the musical Chicago - from Cilla Black."For years they have been asking me to play Mama," Cilla tells me at the after-party for West End musical Hairspray, where she was accompanied by her handsome, but platonic friend, TV producer Martyn Redman.