STAR SIGHTINGS: Kendall Jenner and Kanye West Show Support for Dave Chappelle, Drake Celebrates 'More Life' in
By Latifah Muhammad
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The stars were out to celebrate Dave Chapelle!
On Monday, Kanye West, Kendall Jenner, Stevie Wonder, Tobey McGuire and more came out to support Chapelle, who hosted an exclusive live stand up show celebrating his newly-released comedy specials presented by Netflix & Live Nation, at The h.wood Group's Peppermint Club, in West Hollywood, California.
Jenner sat with a group of friends at her own table next to West's table in the front row. Wonder, however, chilled backstage in the Virginia Black VIP Green Room while listening to Chapelle. The music legend even played the harmonica on the side, until Chapelle's band leader brought him out on stage.
During a quick visit to New York City on Wednesday, Bachelor winner and Canada native Vanessa Grimaldi, introduced fiancé, Nick Viall, to her favorite Canadian staple: Tim Hortons donuts and coffee.
Jenni 'J Woww' Farley celebrated her 31st birthday with her husband Roger Matthews and daughter Meilani, 2, and son Greyson, 10 months, at CeBlue in Anguilla. The family chartered a boat to a private island, snorkeled, and went sightseeing around the island.
Photo booth fun! Hilariously cute couple Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell goofed around in the photo booth at the Clase Azul tequila-hosted premiere party for Shepard's new film, CHIPS, in Los Angeles on Monday.
Drake celebrated his highly anticipated release, More Life, at Scarfes Bar in London, England last Saturday. In typical Drizzy #nonewfriends fashion, the GRAMMY-winning rapper toasted the release with fellow collaborators Jorja, Not Nice, Murda Beatz, Skepta, Giggs, close friends, and his parents, Dennis and Sandi Graham. Everyone toasted with the Toronto rapper's whiskey, Virginia Black, which is also featured in two of his hit tracks – "Blem" and "Gyalchester."
Also on Saturday, Rebecca Romijn and husband Jerry O'Connell brought their 8 year-old twin daughters, Dolly and Charlie to the private grand opening party for WeVillage in Los Angeles, California. The flexible childcare center is beautifully designed by environmental designer Bridget Cardenas, owner of The Raw Design Firm.
Guests were treated to parent and kid-friendly food and drinks, including tasty bites from California Pizza Kitchen, a dessert bar from SusieCakes and Bai Antioxidant Infusion Drinks.
Former Bachelorette Emily Maynard teamed up with Wayfair.com to create an adorable gender-neutral nursery for 5-month-old baby boy, Gibson, in her Charlotte, North Carolina home. The mom of three – including daughter Ricki, 11, and Jennings, 1 – and husband Tyler Johnson picked a black-and-white color scheme incorporating modern accents, coupled with subtle touches of glam and gold.
Jay Z and pregnant wife, Beyonce, slipped into Madeo in West Hollywood, California on March 19. The couple dropped by for a quiet dinner at around 8 p.m., and arrived in a three-car entourage through an underground garage with a team of bodyguards in tow.
Britney Spears celebrated the opening of Planet Hollywood's new flagship location in Orlando, Florida on March 13. The pop princess kicked off the Planet Hollywood at Disney Springs celebration with a meet-and-greet, where she was spotted signing autographs and taking selfies with fans.
After meeting with fans, Spears, alongside her two sons Sean and Jayden, Mom Lynne as well as her sister, Jamie Lynn and niece Maddie Briann, "dined amongst the stars" indulging in some of the restaurants classics and new over-the-top menu items. Following lunch, the group headed to the merchandise shop where they tried on classic Planet Hollywood gear.
Victoria's Secret Angel Taylor Hill celebrated her 21st birthday with a special dinner at Yellowtail Japanese Restaurant & Lounge inside Bellagio Resort & Casino Las Vegas last Friday. The model and her crew, which included fellow models Josephine Skriver, Romee Strijd, Lais Ribeiro, Jasmin Tookes, Sanne Vloet, Shanina Shaik, and Daphne Groeneveld, dined on Yellowtail’s signature dishes and cocktails while taking photos in front of the breathtaking Bellagio Fountains. Hill also posed for a sweet snap with her purple and gold birthday cake.
After dinner, the group headed to OMNIA nightclub inside Caesars Palace to continue the celebration.
In Los Angeles, actress Peyton List along with her twin brother Spencer gathered with a group of friends for an intimate dinner at Liaison Restaurant + Lounge. The young Hollywood crew enjoyed a night of fun and laughs while dinning on Liaison’s seasonal menu. The 18-year-old Bunk'd star and her brother wanted to bring their friends together before they jet off to shoot the new coming of age film, Anthem of Reluctant Prophet.
Actress Cara Santana took in a performance by Peruvian artist A. Chal during the SXSW Festival at the Belvedere Vodka x Noisey: Behind the Scene event held at The Contemporary Austin museum's rooftop in Austin, Texas.
Thanks to Zyrtec, allergy sufferer Debra Messing was able to kick off spring with a visit to the gorgeous gardens of Wave Hill in New York City.
Dancing with the Stars favorite, Maksim Chmerkovskiy and #adulting expert, Kelly Williams Brown, teamed up with Swiffer to celebrate the company's 18th birthday with a special appearance by Hannah Simone from New Girl, last Thursday. The birthday bash taught guests how Swiffer, now an "adult" itself, can help you nail those key #adulting moments - like dancing your way to a quick, clean home!
Ansel Elgort stopped by the Vitaminwater Zero newsstand to check out the music and try the newest, great tasting flavor, reset (pineapple coconut), at The FADER Fort during SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas last Wednesday.
GRAMMY winner Bruno Mars hosted an unforgettable night at The Bank Nightclub inside the Bellagio Resort & Casino following his performance at Park Theater in Las Vegas on March 11. The "That's What I Like" singer arrived at around 12:30 a.m., sporting a stylish denim jacket. Mars partied in a VIP booth located above the dance floor with his girlfriend, Jessica Caban, and a group of At 1:30 a.m., the 31-year-old crooner decided to take to the stage for a surprise performance of "Locked Out of Heaven" and "24K Magic."
Dancing with the Stars professionals Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Val Chmerkovskiy and Tony Dovolani, along with their business partners, celebrated the grand opening of their Dance With Me dance studio located in Tivoli Village, La Vegas, on March 9.
Hundreds of fans turned out to meet the pros, snap photos, watch performances by the studio's skilled instructors and dance the night away. The brothers, along with father, Sasha Chmerkovskiy, and other studio partners, also held a ribbon cutting ceremony with Las Vegas City Councilman Bob Beers.
That same day, celeb mom Naya Rivera came out to celebrate the launch of Joolz in Los Angeles. The award-winning Dutch stroller brand is popular for its trademarked positive design approach and ergonomically sustainable products.
The stylish L.A. moms and influencers in attendance also included, Mom Bloggers Julie Solomon, Collette Wixom and Chelsea Briggs, who sipped on fresh cold pressed juices and farm-to-table bites, while children enjoyed coloring on Joolz recyclable packaging decor.
U2 frontman Bono walked into Mexican restaurant Añejo Tribeca with a group of friends and ordered short trip tacos, a Fernet-Branca neat, and tea in New York City on Tuesday.
TAO Group, along with real estate developers Richard Heyman and Grant King of Relevant Group, celebrated with some of Hollywood's biggest names for the highly-anticipated TAO, Beauty & Essex, Avenue, and Luchini LA Grand Opening, with an exclusive invite-only block party in Los Angeles on March 16.
Katie Holmes, Cindy Crawford, Orlando Bloom, Hailey Baldwin and Tobey Maguire, were among the Hollywood elite who came out to celebrate TAO Group's Los Angeles debut. Orlando Bloom was also spotted at the nightclub with a mystery girl while, Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross arrived together looking more in love than ever! The lovebirds weren't shy about showing their affection for one another as Evan was spotted giving Ashley a sweet kiss on the cheek.
Meanwhile, Jamie Chung was all smiles with husband Bryan Greenberg and were seen enjoying sweets at the Beauty & Essex dessert bar.
Party rock! DJ Pauly D kicked off his 2017 residency at the newly renovated Pool After Dark at Harrah's Resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey on March 11.