A source told Britain's Daily Star newspaper: "Daniel was extremely well
looked after and security was at an all-time high.
"Daniel has had one woman from New Orleans trail his whereabouts every time
he is in America.
"She always pushes to get hold of him and threatened to handcuff herself to
him should she get near him either at the awards or at the Vanity Fair
after-show party. So two decoys who looked just like him were hired for
Daniel, 38, was seen enjoying champagne, beer and martinis with his
girlfriend Satsuki Mitchell, 29, at the star-studded Vanity Fair party at
Beverly Hills' Mortons Restaurant.
In other news, former James Bond star Timothy Dalton has warned current 007 Daniel Craig that he faces "overwhelming attention" as the world's most famous secret agent.
Dalton said of Craig: "I shouldn't laugh. But he's going to get all kinds of s**t. The attention with Bond is huge - overwhelming.
"I was still able to walk down the street and go to the pub, but there are awful moments like when you're waiting for a plane and a bunch of people decide to descend on you. They become blathering idiots when they ask you about Bond.
"It's as if you came out of a zoo. You've got to talk about the body, the workout, the Aston Martin, the girls. It's a weird thing. People were cross that I didn't really drive an Aston Martin or a sports car."