The ‘Scold’ Item: Please No Partying, It’s a Recession!

On Saturday night, Celerie Kemble celebrated her birthday! So what’s wrong with that?

One gets the distinct impression that Page Six is having a populist moment: never afraid to glamorize the lives of the rich and famous, the item this morning chronicling the “blond” and “Harvard-educated” interior designer and socialite’s party for her “privileged guests” at the bawdy pop-up venue Spiegeltent on Pier 17 over the weekend is indulging in a bit of a scold.

“LIFE doesn’t stop just because the economy is cratering,” the write-up begins. The item describes the stripping down to the waist of Bronson van Wyck onstage. He’s that guy “whose family has a Queens expressway named after it.”

“While the economy crumbles around us, we partied like it was Berlin before World War II,” one guest commented gamely enough.

So, is Manhattan supposed to stop partying now?

Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich has reportedly postponed his wedding to clothing designer/socialite/art world newbie girlfriend Dasha Zhukova precisely due to the economic turmoil in the air, according to the The Sun.

“Now is not the time to party,” he solemnly told his intended.

The ‘Scold’ Item: Please No Partying, It’s a Recession!