Star Sightings: Allison Janney Has a Sweet Golden Globes Night, Neil Patrick Harris Takes Vegas & More!
By Emily Krauser
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Awards season has officially kicked off -- and the stars are celebrating!
Allison Janney was one of the Golden Globe winners who enjoyed LINDOR milk chocolate truffles while waiting for her trophy to be personalized at HFPA's Official Golden Globes After-Party sponsored by Lindt chocolate on Jan. 7.
A couple of days earlier, on Jan. 5, Laura Dern and Kyle MacLahlanbuddied up at Esquire and the Medavoys' Golden Globes celebration, presented by Maserati.
There was plenty of celebrating happening in Las Vegas as well.
Neil Patrick Harris tested out a self-driving car, courtesy of Lyft and Aptiv, at CES on Jan. 8.
Colin Farrell took in a performance of Michael Jackson ONE by Cirque du Soleil on Jan. 8. After the show, he took photos with the cast, sharing a story about seeing Michael Jackson when he was younger.
Cute couple Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed enjoyed dinner with friends at TAO Restaurant in The Venetian on Jan. 8. An eyewitness tells ET that they ate hot and sour soup, sea bass and rock shrimp. That same night, Drew Scott ate dinner with a group of friends, including YouTube star Justine Ezarik, nearby at LAVO in The Palazzo, munching on calamari, oysters and Caesar salad.
Canada was full of revelers as well. Drake and his pal Chubbshung out at Dwyane Wade's birthday party, which was hosted by LeBron James and The House Of Remy Martin at Drake's New Pick 6ix Restaurant in Toronto, Ontario, on Jan. 9.
Over in Los Angeles, Gene Simmons kicked off The Vault Experience World Tour at Capitol Records on Jan. 6, celebrating his five-decade rock 'n' roll career with the release of his limited-edition vault box set that features never-before-seen photos, unreleased songs and more. ET was invited to the intimate eight-hour event, where about 40 of the KISS frontman's diehard fans chatted with him one-on-one. The night also included a surprise, unrehearsed performance by Simmons, who invited past and present KISS members Ace Frehley, Eric Singer and Bruce Kulick to the stage, giving fans the ultimate treat by performing stripped-down versions of songs like "2000 Man" and "Parasite” while sharing stories of how the iconic tracks came to be.
LeAnn Rimes and her stepson, Jake Cibrian, attended an exclusive Los Angeles Lakers shopping event with Gigi C Bikinis on Jan. 3.
Plus, Madelaine Petsch spoke with students about her start in show business and what it's like to play Cheryl Blossom on Riverdale as part of The Celebrity Experience at the Universal Hilton on Jan. 7.
Also on the fashion front, Yolanda Hadid protected her head from the cold when frigid temps hit the East Coast on Jan. 3, rocking a Sass Capp from Charlotte Simone with her pastel camo jacket and gray hoodie.
Jennifer Lopez’s world is so bright, she’s got to wear shades -- Privé Revaux’s G.O.A.T. sunnies to be exact. “First day vibes...Little red riding hood... is ready to conquer the big bad wolf...LOL…” she wrote on Jan. 9, on the same day she started filming the new season of World of Dance.
Chrissy Metz attended the seventh annual Shop for Success event in Los Angeles on Nov. 30 in support of Dress for Success Worldwide-West.
In vacation mode, Rachel Zoe stayed hydrated with smartwater while out at The Little Nell in Aspen, Colorado, over the holidays.
In the equally frigid Big Apple, on-again, off-again couple Hailey Baldwin and Los Angeles Lakers star Jordan Clarkson dined at Zuma in New York City with friends Bella Hadid, Justine Skye, Camila Morrone and Brandon Ingram.
Kobe Bryant and animation icon Glen Keane hosted an intimate screening for their Annie-nominated independent short, Verizon’s Dear Basketball, in NYC on Jan. 8. The duo personally invited and met with animation students from the School of Visual Arts and NYU’s Tisch School of Arts in an effort to give back to students within the arts communities, as well as further Bryant’s new initiative to increase diversity within the animation space.
Meanwhile, Kevin Hart challenged the fastest man in the world, Usain Bolt, to a race at PokerStars Caribbean Adventure on Jan. 6.