While most of the action was going on over at the Kodak Theatre last night (Sunday), Elton John was throwing a little shindig of his own. And stars like Sean Penn and Petra Nemcova were all about showing some love.
For the past fifteen years, the “Can You Feel the Love Tonight?” singer has held an AIDS Foundation Academy Awards viewing party, and in the process raised over $15 million for charity.
No, it’s not what you think… Wyclef Jean, who is well-known for helping out his native land Haiti, was joined by fellow celebrity/philanthropist Petra Nemcova on a recent trip to the impoverished Caribbean island.
They were there to work on a restaurant project being initiated by Jean’s charity group Yele Haiti. The establishment will be a boost in the local economy, employing fifteen women, and giving the townies a place to hang out.
The hand-carved Indonesian doors opened up in the new Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip, as Avril Lavigne and Pamela Anderson were among the attendees for the grand opening of Koi Las Vegas on Friday evening.
The popular establishment is known in Los Angeles for its "Japanese-inspired cuisine, exotic and harmonious décor and celebrity scene."
Last night marked the 10th annual Angel Ball, put on by Denise Rich and friends to raise money for the G&P Foundation for Cancer Research.
According to Fox news, "She (Denise) stuffed 1,400 people into the Marriott Marquis ballroom, mingling her performers with big A-list names such as Patti LaBelle, Chaka Khan, Natalie Cole, Joss Stone and John Legend with Kelly Ripa, Joan Collins, Clive Davis, Bar Refaeli, Petra Nemcova, Sean 'Diddy' Combs, Chace Crawford... and so on."