Star Sightings: Ashley Benson Goes Casual Chic in NYC, Hilary Duff Shares DIY Tips, and More!
By Latifah Muhammad
Photo: Star Traks Photo
Go Go Power Rangers!
Pretty Little Liars star Ashley Benson was spotted running errands in New York City on Thursday, looking causal chic in a Mighty Morphin Power Rangers T-shirt, with ripped jeans, a furry jacket and a bright pink cross-body bag.
Elsewhere in the Big Apple, GRAMMY-nominated rapper Rick Ross teamed with wine giant Luc Belaire on for an epic, live art album listening session on Wednesday for his upcoming album, Rather You Than Me, debuting on March 17. The night featured work from pop culture artist Mr. Brainwash, along with a star-studded guest list that included Chris Rock, Meek Mill and Wale.
On Tuesday, Hilary Duff showed off her DIY skills in New York City. The 29-year-old actress shared some tips for "stress-free entertaining" at the launch of Callie Collection Wines.
Over on the West Coast, Billions star Malin Åkerman, Emmanuelle Chriqui, and AnnaLynne McCord enjoyed an awesome girls night out in Los Angeles. The trio had a blast at the Hudson Jeans takeover of Hyde Staples Center for the Red Hot Chili Peppers' The Getaway Tour.
Glee star Darren Criss and his brother, Chuck Criss, made their first appearance with their band, Computer Games, during Sunday's iHeartRadio Music Awards. The newly formed independent alternative-pop group will be releasing their debut EP next week, which features four songs written by the brotherly duo.
Nastia Liukin celebrated her bachelorette party with fellow Olympic gold medalist Shawn Johnson and other close friends at TAO Group hotspot VANDAL in New York City on Thursday, March 2. The party continued the following night with a second celebration at TAO Downtown.
Kourtney Kardashian was snapped in Palm Springs, California, last Friday, rocking a $128 Gayla Shrunken Sweatshirt by n : PHILANTHROPY. Every year, the contemporary apparel brand donates 10 percent of all net proceeds to animal welfare and children’s pediatric cancer research.
Down in Austin, Texas, the all-female rock band The Mrs (Larissa Ness, Mandy Prater, Ginny Mason and Andra Liemandt) took the stage at The Scoot Inn, where they performed their new single, "Blink of an Eye." The group's self-titled debut album is out now.
A day earlier, Dancing With the Stars' season 24 cast celebrated the upcoming season with an appearance on Good Morning America and a party at Planet Hollywood in New York City's Times Square.
Erika Jayne, Simone Biles, Heather Morris, Nancy Kerrigan, Chris Kattan, Bonner Bolton, David Ross and Rashad Jennings were among the cast joining the fun alongside Mr. T and Charo. Meanwhile, DWTS stars Maksim and Valentin Chmerkovskiy weren't shy about showing brotherly love on the red carpet.
Musician Twin Shadow and Andrew Aged of Inc. closed out the month of February by unveiling the Yamaha Revstar: Meet Your Other Half. The three-part video series looks at the guitar's role in "the power of music."
Over in West Hollywood, California, The Real's Jeannie Mai stunned in a printed dress while enjoying the Coco21 coconut water vodka cocktails at the B.Y.O.U event celebrating the launch of Amanda Marshall Lashes. The soiree was held at hot spot Hills Penthouse.