Jack Nicholson looked fit and feisty at the Apollo Theater benefit in East Hampton on Saturday, disproving the tabloid rumor that he quit acting because he has health problems and can’t remember his lines.
Nicholson partied alongside son Ray and Paul McCartney
Nicholson, who was staying out east with his friend, “Saturday Night Live” producer Lorne Michaels, was with his son Raymond, 22 — whose mother is Rebecca Broussard — and Tommy Baratta, his friend who owned Marylou’s on West Ninth Street.
The winner of three Oscars is 77 and hasn’t worked in four years, but only because no one has offered him a great part.
“Jack doesn’t need to prove anything to anyone anymore,” one acquaintance said. “He’s got F-U money, a beautiful house and beautiful art on the walls.”
If only someone offered him a decent script . . .
Nicholson — surrounded at the estate of billionaire Ronald Perelman by Paul McCartney, Sen. John McCain and Gov. Chris Christie — was closer to the stage than his ex-girlfriend Anjelica Huston.
I asked Bill O’Reilly, who will be going to the Emmy Awards in Los Angeles for “Killing Kennedy,” “What are your chances of winning?” “Zero,” he replied. “I’m amazed I was nominated.”
Harold Ford Jr., who lost a race for the US Senate in Tennessee and then went to work at Morgan Stanley, showed me a photo of his adorable baby daughter, Georgia Walker Ford, named after his grandmother.
Barbra Streisand seemed to love the music, but she covered her ears with her hands when super-talented Jamie Foxx got loud reports PageSix.