OK, ROCKERS, I’M GOING TO BE TELLING YOU ALL ABOUT WHO IS ROCKIN’ IN LAS VEGAS… “WHAT HAPPENS IN VEGAS IS NOT GOING TO STAY IN VEGAS ANYMORE”, BECAUSE I WILL BE TELLING EVERYBODY, EVERYTHING, I FIND OUT. ALL THE DIRT, THE JOY, THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND OH YES, ESPECIALLY THE UGLY…
SO HERE WE GO………………
THE PUSSYCAT DOLLS RETURNED TO PURE NIGHTCLUB
National Recording Artists, The Pussycat Dolls returned home to PURE Nightclub and the Pussycat Dolls Lounge for a smoking hot after-party on Saturday, April 25. After dazzling their fans at their concert opening up for Britney Spears the five saucy ladies let their hair down for an evening of partying at Las Vegas’ elite mega club. ALSO SHOWING UP WAS ADORABLE GREGORY MICHAEL FROM THE TV SHOW THE GREEK. You girls are all so cool and down to earth, thank you for not going on an ego rampage and staying real to your fans! If you need another pussycat I’m available!
CARMEN ELECTRA CELEBRATED HER BIRTHDAY AT WET REPUBLIC’S 2009 LAUNCH OF DAYLIFE SUNDAYS ON APRIL 26
Las Vegas’ hottest pool party destination, WET REPUBLIC at MGM Grand, welcomed the stunning Carmen ElectraAnd her BO, Rob Patterson from Korn, to celebrate her birthday and hosted the return of Daylife Sundays, April 26. The gorgeous actress and model spent the afternoon partying under the sun at the must-experience weekly industry event. Electra turned heads (All the way around like in the EXORCIST film… just kidding) with her stunning beauty while DJs Scene and Tony Arzadon rocked the turntables for the bikini-clad crowd all day long. I don’t mean to start any rumors, but being a girl myself, I did notice that Carmen looked totally PREGNANT ???????? WHAT UP GIRL?? Congrats if you are, sorry my bad if your not!
BROOKE HOGAN Singer and TV Personality Blew Out Candles May 5th TO BRING IN HER 21ST BIRTHDAY WITH A BANG AT PURE NIGHTCLUB…
Well, no one knows for certain about the bang part (I’M JUST SAYIN), but there was a party for sure! On Tuesday, May 5 musician and reality starlet Brooke Hogan celebrated her 21st birthday inside the huge party spot, PURE Nightclub at Caesar’s Palace with a nightlong soirée. Shining in the spotlight, Brooke toasted her milestone year, as she danced the night away in Vegas style with her dad Hulk along with his new girlfriend Jennifer McDaniel and brother Nick. Personally I liked Brooke, she has charisma. However, I Luv daddy Hulk ………..
SAPPHIRE POOL GRAND OPENING PARTY HOSTED BY NBA LUMINARY ROBERT HORRY WITH “KEEPING UP WITH THE KARDASHIANS” STARS KHLOE AND KOURTNEY on Saturday, May 2
The fab Kardashians Khloe and sis Kourtney hosted the Grand opening party for Sapphire Pool, the hot daytime destination, by the world-famous Sapphire Gentlemen’s Club. The party was open to the public with a $10 donation to benefit Prostate Cancer Foundation. How cool is that…
The hot hot hot sisters, best known from “Keeping Up with the Kardashians,” co-own trendy Los Angeles boutique DASH. It was recently announced that Khloe and Kourtney will be moving to the East coast for their new series “Kourtney and Khloe in Miami.” The show will follow them as they set up a second boutique location and experience life in South Beach. I know it may seem shallow and so be it, these girls are adorable and true to themselves, and ya gotta love that. Well you don’t have to, but I do! I would kill to spend the day with them. Fun, fun, fun………………………….
Basketball star Robert Horry hosted the grand opening fête on Saturday, May 2. Horry spent 16 years playing for the NBA in which he won seven championships with the Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Lakers and San Antonio Spurs.
PLAYBOY’S 50th ANNUAL PLAYMATE OF THE YEAR was ANNOUNCED AT PALMS CASINO RESORT IN LAS VEGAS MAY 2ND
Hugh Hefner named Ida Ljungqvist Playboy’s 50th Playmate of the Year at the fabulous Palms Casino Resort. She is the first-ever African born Playmate. Celebrity Apprentice star and 2001 Playmate of the Year, Brande Roderick hosted the event along with Palms owner George Maloof. Along with her title, Ida received $100,000 in prize money, a 2009 Mazada6 sports sedan and a very special one-of-a kind engraved bottle of Patron Platinum. Man, had I known the prizes were so awesome, I would have put myself in the running, I could have won… Well, a girl can dream… can’t she! Celeb guests included: Ida Ljungqvist—the playmate of the year, Holly Madison, Jeff Garcia, Michael Andretti, Deron Williams (Utah Jazz), Lindsey Roeper, Tiffany Fallon, Summer Altice , Barbara Moore , Twins: Karissa Shannon(left) Kristina Shannon(right), Crystal Harris, Brande Roderick, along with more than 50 Playmates across 6 decades.
About Heff, OK, the guy is sweet looking but can we talk? He is not a six pack abs, stud muffin, Romeo type, kinda guy here. How did he get all those thousands of adoring women all these years? Well your all thinking it, I didn’t say it, but maybe he does have that! I think he would have had to give me the mansion not just allowed me to live there??? Oh, I’m just having a little fun with you Heff. The facts are you are every man’s idol, you had a man’s total dream life, and you do rock. You are adorable too…
CAST OF HBO’S TRUE BLOOD SEASON-TWO SANK ITS FANGS INTO Tabú LOUNGE… MAY 2ND. IT was indeed A NIGHT OF HAUNTED SEDUCTION…
Now this is a fun cast who seem to really get along with one another. But, they are actors ya know. They were all great though. Tabú Ultra Lounge in the MGM Grand welcomed on-and off-screen couple Anna Paquin (Sookie Stackhouse) and Stephen Moyer (Bill Compton), as well as Sam Trammel (Sam Merlotte) and Alexander Skarsgard (Eric Northman) for the HBO’s hit series True Blood cast party. The new season begins June 14. I wonder where they really went to party? I was kind of upset that not one of the true blooders invited me to the real bloody party….. Oh well, such as life. I guess they didn’t want to drink my blood… And they call themselves vampires… amateurs….
Wilmer Valderrama (STAR OF THE 70’S SHOW) Hosted as LAVO Celebrated Cinco de Mayo Tuesday, May 5th…
I know this guy had fun at Lavo, and he is a cutie.
MAXIM COVERGIRL AND WATCHMAN ACTRESS MALIN AKERMAN CELEBRATED HER BIRTHDAY AT PRIVÉ LASVEGAS…
The STUNNING Star of Such Hit Films as The Heartbreak Kid and 27 Dresses, actress Malin Akerman Celebrated her 30th Birthday at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino ‘IT’ spot on Saturday, May 9th. Look for her upcoming film, Couples coming soon.
I have to say I was excited to shoot and meet Malin. I think she is the new Cameron Diaz. She is fun, perky, adorable, with a super natural smile and look, not to mention a super actress as well. Malin, for new Hollywood stars seems to be grounded, unaffected and a little sweetheart. She is going to be a mega star in the very near future. Best wishes Malin. Keep smilin!
NBA ALL-STAR SHAWN MARION CELEBRATED HIS BIRTHDAY IN STYLE AT PURE NIGHTCLUB
The Toronto Raptors Star Commemorated His 31st birthday with friends and fellow NBA Players On Saturday, May 9, 2009. Four-time NBA all-star Shawn Marion kicked off his birthday celebration in Las Vegas with a VIP-packed party at PURE Nightclub in Caesar’s Palace. Celebrity and NBA friends were also on hand to celebrate with Marion. Ok this guy is the bomb. He gave me a high five (he is like 7 feet so it was very high by the way) and I have not washed my hands since. He is SOOO cute that I may even have to start watching basketball from now on. Ok, not really but, for sure I will be keeping my eye on him.
“The Hangover” Ante Up for Celebrity Poker Charity Tournament at Caesars Palace FRIDAY, MAY 15, 2009
CHARITY POKER TOURNAMENT Stars and Filmmakers from Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures came together in anticipation of the release of the new comedy “The Hangover.” Warner Bros. Pictures hosted the celebrity tournament, featuring the stars and director of the film, to benefit Opportunity Village in Las Vegas. ACTORS From the film WHO CAME TO SUPPORT THE CHARITY WERE:BRADLEY COOPER, ED HELMS, ZACH GALIFIANAKIS, HEATHER GRAHAM, JUSTIN BARTHA and director TODD PHILLIPS. This was a festive event and for a very worthy cause. What great fun it was. All of the stars were great to be with. They were all extremely humble. I adore Heather…She is so spirited and I would totally like to be her B.F.F…. Heather, call me, or…NOT if you don’t want to.
Sean “Diddy” hung out at the sexy hangout WET REPUBLIC Saturday, May 16.
Diddy packed Wet Republic with screaming, happy fans just hoping to get a glimpse of him in the flesh. As he walked out, he did shake hands with the lucky few, which will never forget this day.
Golf Legend Tiger Woods Hosted the Ultimate Las Vegas Party at Tiger Jam XII Presented by AT&T May 16th…
What a gala it was too. Tiger Wood s took Vegas by storm. He appeared at the Mandalay Bay Events Center Saturday, May 16, 2009, to raise funds and awareness for the millions of young people served by his Foundation.
The Tiger Jam XII event, presented by AT&T, included an exciting live and silent auction featuring unique get-a-ways and exclusive memorabilia. Tiger Jam also, brought Grammy Award winners, “No Doubt” to the stage performing with super star Gwen Stefani, joined by bands, “Paramore” and “The Sounds” for a rocking concert. After the double platinum success of No Doubt’s Singles Collection, featuring the hit “It’s My Life,” and a subsequent tour with Blink-182, lead singer Gwen Stefani released two successful solo albums in 2004 and 2006 respectively. In November of 2008, after a nearly 5 year hiatus, No Doubt announced plans to reform for a 2009 summer tour with special guests Paramore. The show was more than amazing. The bands rocked the house and don’t even get me started on Gwen. She rules her stage with excitement and what a voice. Love ya girl.
Among celeb guests celebrating the evening were:
TIGER WOOD, MARCU ALLEN (Raiders, Heisman Trophy, and Hall of Famer),
ALONZO MOURNING (MIAMI HEAT), ADRIAN PETERSON (Minnesota Vikings), ASHLYN GORSE (FROM E), DWYANE WADE (BASKETBALL),
BEN ROETHLISBERGER (STEELERS QB), ESSENCE ATKINS (FILMS) GABRIEL UNION (THE PERFECT HOLIDAY), and others…
About Tiger Jam and the Tiger Woods Foundation:
Since its creation in 1998, Tiger Jam has raised more than $11 million for the Tiger Woods Foundation and select Las Vegas based charities through its sold-out performances and one-of-a-kind auction items. Tiger Jam was created by the Tiger Woods Foundation, an organization dedicated to empowering young people to reach their maximum potential, dream big and goals to achieve their dreams.
For more information on the Tiger Woods Foundation and its programs go to www.tigerwoodsfoundation.org. Tiger, you are a great man and humanitarian and you are helping to make this world a better place. You totally rock on and off the golf course!
Tiger, as amazing as you play golf; you are even more of an amazing man! Keep up the stellar work you do!
LION KING….OH THE CIRCLE OF LIFE……
What an absolutely delightful show for all ages. This production is the latest King of the strip and the perfect addition to Las Vegas entertainment. Exciting, visually beautiful, creative, imaginative, and a dazzling show to watch. One of the most popular Disney animated musicals; The Lion King presents the story of a lion cub’s journey to adulthood and acceptance of his royal destiny. A young lion prince is born in Africa, thus making his uncle Scar the second in line to the throne. Scar plots with the hyenas to kill King Mufasa and Prince Simba, thus making himself King. The King is killed and Simba is led to believe by Scar that it was his fault, and so flees the kingdom in shame. After years of exile he is persuaded to return home to overthrow the usurper and claim the kingdom as his own thus completing the “Circle of Life”.
DISNEY’S THE LION KING CELEBRATES LAS VEGAS PREMIERE AT MANDALAY BAY
Disney’s award-winning Broadway phenomenon, THE LION KING, celebrate its official opening at Mandalay Bay Theatre in Las Vegas on Friday, May 15, 2009 at 7:30 p.m. It joins the seven other highly successful companies of THE LION KING currently running all over the world, including New York, London, Hamburg, Paris, Tokyo and Fukuoka, as well as the North American National Tour.
The show is perfectly cast and they are all phenomenal. They include:
Kissy Simmons Native of Floral City, FL, is the lioness, “Nala.” She joins the Las Vegas cast from the Broadway production,
Mufasa’s son, “Simba,” is played by Clifton Oliver,
The meerkat “Timon” is played by Damian Baldet,
The three hyenas are played by Keith Bennett (“Banzai”), an original cast member of THE LION KING, Jacquie Hodges (“Shenzi”), and Robbie Swift (“Ed”).
“Young Simba” is alternated between Duane Ervin and Elijah Johnson. The role of “Young Nala” is alternated between Ruby
Crawford and Jade Nelson.
ABOUT THE LION KING
THE LION KING continues to reign as one of the most popular shows in the world. It is the winner of six Tony® Awards including Best Musical, eight Drama Desk Awards, six Outer Critics Circle Awards, the New York Drama Critics award for Best Musical, the Evening Standard Award for the Theatrical Event of the Year, two Olivier Awards, a Theatre World Award, the Astaire Award for Outstanding Choreography, two Drama League Awards and a Grammy® Award for Best Musical Show Album.
Tickets can be purchased at all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations; through the box office at (702) 632-7580 or Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000; and online via www.lionkinglasvegas.com or www.ticketmaster.com. Reservations for groups of 15 or more can be purchased through (877) 632-7505 or LionKingSales@mandalaybay.com.
The show is performed Monday through Thursday evenings at 8 p.m. with Saturday and Sunday matinees at 4 p.m.
Kendra Wilkinson, formerly of The Girls Next Door,
hosted a scorching poolside bash that launched the Memorial Day Weekend festivities at WET REPUBLIC at MGM Grand, Friday, May 22.
Kendra, the stunning blonde, best known as one of Hugh Hefner’s live-in girlfriends, got the party started as she hosted a sexy daylife soiree at Vegas’ hottest ultra pool. Having a blast in the Vegas sun with the charming Kendra was her fiancé Hank Bassett. Gal pal HOLLY Madison showed up too. Party on! Wilkinson is currently filming for her new E! Entertainment Television series entitled Kendra, which is scheduled to premiere on June 7.
Good luck to you Kendra, and I wish you great success Holly in the Peep Show at Planet Hollywood…
DANE COOK WAS COOKIN ON MAY 22ND
DANE WAS ON COMEDY FIRE AT THE PALMS HOTEL. ALL THE GIRLS WERE SCREAMING FROM THEIR SEATS, “WE LOVE YOU DANE!” …
OK, MAYBE NOT ALL THE GIRLS, OK MAYBE SOME OF THE GIRLS, OK MAYBE IT WAS JUST ME SCREAMING, BUT, YA KNOW…THE GUY IS ADORABLE AND FUNNY AS HELL. I AM A SUCKER FOR FUNNY. Love you man!
THE BEACH BOYS performed by the pool MAY 23rd AT MANDALAY BAY
What an awesome pool area and amazing for concerts. The boys were beachy as ever. Singing every single hit we love them for, to a very appreciative and loyal fans singing along to all the famous lyrics. Joining the boys was John Amos. He is quite cute. He can play my drums anytime…
SUZANNE SOMERS MAY 24TH AT THE HILTON
Spunky and ever youthful Suzanne Somers, famed actress, entertainer, best selling author, entrepreneur and anti-aging advocate, returned to Las Vegas on Memorial Day Weekend (May 23 and 24) for a special appearance at the Las Vegas Hilton.
No frills, fireworks or back-up dancers Somers, author of 18 books lectured in the legendary Hilton Theater on health, hormones, sexuality and wellness as a follow-up to her New York Times Bestseller, “Breakthrough, Eight Steps to Wellness.”
Somers who is very profound and educated on the topic provided crucial information on bio-identical hormone replacement and anti-aging medicine. Her topics included balancing hormones naturally, how to sleep 8-9 hours per night without drugs, ways improve your memory, info about preventing and managing cancer, how to help your eyesight, hearing and restoring exciting sexuality. Girl you got it going on. She was brilliant. Unfortunately, it was wasted on me as I am 20 years away from this topic but good for future reference… Well… I am!
AIR SUPPLY MAY 24th filled THE ORLEANS with song…
I know it is totally Corny, but I love these guys. They are without a doubt the kings of romantic songs. They are truly magical on the stage. Their music is timeless and always a blast to be in their audience. Russell Hitchcock and Graham Russell , “I’m all out of love I’m so lost without you!!!
The Good Fight …A Tribute to Senator Harry Reid MAY 26
A VERY special fund raising evening with President Barack Obama thrilled every one lucky enough to be in the audience. Performing guests included the amazingly divine Bette Midler, Sheryl Crow and Rachel Yamagata, Rita Rudner performed a bit of her comedy routine and Clint Holmes sang the national anthem. However, President Obama was the GRAND HEADLINER At the Caesars Palace gathering. “The Good Fight: is a Tribute to Nevada’s Senator Harry Reid”. The fight part is there to remind us that Reid was a boxer before entering politics. He is up for reelection next year. Oh what a night!
The Recovery Act Event with President Obama and the Departure of Air Force from Nellis Air Force Base on 5/27
President Barack Obama spent over 30 minutes speaking with the air force men and woman of Nellis Air Force Base. His speech was not only inspirational but he also, expressed his deep gratitude to them all. If that wasn’t enough for all in attendance, he stayed on to shake hands and sign autographs before his big hand wave prior to boarding Air Force One. By the looks on their military faces, this was not only a thrill but a forever memory for each and every one. Heck, it was a thrill for me! Ya gotta love this man.
FRIDAY, MAY 29TH CHRISTINA AGUILERA HOSTED THE 2009 COLLECTION LAUNCH FOR STEPHEN WEBSTER AT TAO LAS VEGAS
The sinfully gorgeous and talented Christina Aguilera hosted the evening at Tao and helped launch the stunning jewelry collection of Stephen Webster. Mr. Webster is one of the leading British figures in the fine jewelry and silver design industries. Webster’s keen eye for detail, expert craftsmanship and glam-rock attitude has given way to dramatic creations with an eternally chic aesthetic. A fun night for all… Christina, by the way , you have one of the most amazing and legendary voices of our time. Rock on girl, and I’m not talkin about diamonds!
Sasha Grey Celebrated the Premiere of Steven Soderbergh’s New Film, “The Girlfriend Experience” Friday, May 29th
Well Sasha we are all keeping our fingers crossed for your crossover film.
So there you have it, ‘you ne ed to know rockers’. Stay tuned to find out who is rockin’ in Vegas next. Till then, keep your eyes opened, for you never know what celebs YOU may bump into in the remarkable city of Las Vegas where the celebs just love to hang!