Last night, Elton John, Liz Hurley and Kate Hudson headed up a star-studded evening of philanthropy at the Waldorf Astoria in honor of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation’s annual Hot Pink Party.
The theme was “¡Viva Fiesta!” and the notoriously over-the-top event pulled no punches when it came to décor. The venue overflowed with kitschy Read More
Madonna (pictured, putting on her birthday suit) turns 54 today, though the pop star could be forgiven for having a somewhat muted celebration. Not merely is she hard at work–her MDNA tour played Oslo last night, and goes on to Zurich on Saturday–but that work has not gone amply rewarded, with fans revolting, Read More
After a spectacular performance that had Fergie crying into her pillow and Lady Gaga slapped firmly back in her place, Madonna’s Super Bowl halftime show ended with Madge disappearing in a puff of smoke like someone dropped a house on her sister. As backup singers Cee Lo, M.I.A., Nicki Minaj, and LMFAO, dispersed, the phrase “World Peace” appeared in gold pompoms. We were surprised they didn’t read “Fuck you, Elton John.”
Yesterday evening, guests convened at Lincoln Center to celebrate Tony Bennett’s 85th Birthday. Mr. Bennett gave several musical performances throughout the evening, including a duets with Aretha Franklin and Elton John. Guests included Robert de Niro, Richard Gere, Whoopi Goldberg, Nanci Pelosi, Bill Clinton, Katie Couric, and Alec Baldwin, who chose to attend Mr Read More
Rock and Roll
“I am tweeting right now,” Neil Diamond said Monday night in a room at the Waldorf-Astoria. “I’m just trying to communicate with people. Young people, old people, all kinds of people.”
The induction ceremony for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame was set to begin, and the honorees were taking turns in the press Read More
Fashion Week 2011
President Bill Clinton stood between two tables at last night’s amfAR gala at Cipriani Wall Street, and his renowned magnetism — unfettered by age or that new-ish slim physique — created a bottleneck of rubber-necking party-goers at the center of the ballroom. He was there to receive an award for his work in AIDS prevention, Read More
The night before the opening of Geoffrey Nauftts’ new play Next Fall, which premiered at the Helen Hayes Theatre on Wednesday, March 10, the cast gathered at a party hosted at the Royalton by Sir Elton John-who is, along with his partner, David Furnish, among the show’s executive producers. Sir Elton held court at Read More
A lifelong Manhattanite, Janis Savitt remembers being in Bloomingdale’s as a child with her mother and seeing a showcase with a little saw in it—one of the jeweler’s key tools. “Mom, find me a jewelry lesson place in New York!” little Janis implored.
Today fans of Ms. Savit’s designs include Beyoncé, Elton John and the Read More
Nina Garcia, You. Are. Out. The Project Runway judge reportedly got fired from her post as fashion director at Elle magazine last week. [US Weekly]
Barry Diller who’s recently triumphed in court over Liberty Media chairman, John Malone, has a brand new discrimination lawsuit on his hands. [P6]
Salman Rushdie is Read More
“I sure can’t sing, but I want you to know that ‘I’m still standing,’” Hillary Clinton said with her husband and daughter standing behind her.
Maybe it was the purple drinks, but the crowd ponied up $2.5 million for her campaign last night at the Elton John fund-raiser.
(The Observer‘s Jason Read More