The BET Awards took over Hollywood this past weekend. Although the city was in mourning over Michael Jackson
's death, in true Hollywood style, the show must go on. Most parties were turned into celebrations of Michael's life and career.
At MyHouse in Los Angeles, P. Diddy
hosted the Last Train to Paris
launch party presented by CÎROC. Diddy took over the mic and started singing to Michael Jackson’s music that the DJ was spinning. A few tables away Jessica Alba was spotted singing along to the tunes.
At the Steve Rifkind and SRC Late Night After party honoring Stephen Hill, L'il Kim
and Soulja Boy
kept the MJ celebrations going, proving that his legacy will live on.
What’s the Gossip? Here it goes, Gossip Girl
hottie Ed Westwick
celebrated his 22nd Birthday at Lucky Strike Lanes & Lounge in NYC this past weekend.Ed was spotted being close and cuddly with his girlfriend Jessica Szorhr
. The actress flew in to NYC to surprise him on his special day. Blake Lively
also attended along with Ed’s friends, who sang happy birthday. Ed thanked everyone for coming and kissed Jessica. How cute!
Another hot party in NYC was the Nylon magazine bash, which brought in Ali Lohan
and Josh Madden
. The stars celebrated the magazine's partnership with NIKE Sportswear, at the NIKE store in NYC.
Rehab: it's for quitters when it comes to one Las Vegas pool club. Actor Taye Diggs
was spotted partying at the world-famous pool party with pals. Someone who knows a thing or two about Rehab, Lindsay Lohan
was spotted dinning at N9NE Steakhouse. LL was accompanied by DCMA clothing line partner, Tal Cooperman. Lohan was spotted sipping a cocktail, isn’t she supposed to be sober?
Lindsay was in town to host her 23-birthday party at WET Republic. During interviews on the blue carpet, Lohan commented on the recent tragic losses of Michael Jackson and Farrah Fawcett. She stated, “I think we’re all just in mourning and we should just all respect the privacy of the family.”
A lot of celebrities flocked to the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas to participate in a celebrity filled ping-pong tournament. On Saturday Antonio Sabato Jr.
and Jessica Lowndes
hit TAO Beach where they mingled in corner daybeds near the pool, sipped mojitos and enjoyed the sounds of DJ Skratchy.
Later in the evening celebs from the Hard Bat ping-pong tournament journeyed to LAVO. Tennis pro Anna Kournikova was spotted partying it up where she got into a little mishap, to learn about what happened Click Here
A drama free Holly Madison
celebrated her first week on the job as one of the leads in PEEPSHOW with a Midnight bash at Prive Las Vegas. But the Playboy centerfold didn't party very long. Madison cut her celebration short at 2 a.m. so that she could catch a 7 a.m. flight to Los Angeles to make it to best friend Kendra Wilkinson's
It’s tough to keep up with the Kardashians, since these girls are everywhere. Khloe Kardashian
celebrated her 25th Birthday at PURE nightclub in Las Vegas. Khloe was joined by sisters Kim Kardashian
, mother Kris, Reggie Bush, Robin Antin, Brittany Gastineau and Jonathan Cheban, who all came out to celebrate her birthday.
After settling into the VIP area at PURE, sister Kim Kardashian took over the microphone announcing that it was her little sister's birthday and requested that crowd join her in counting down until midnight. Khloe and Kim danced as the DJ played 50 Cent's "In the Club." Friends and family then joined the Pussycat Dolls in singing happy birthday as Khloe was presented with cake decorated in pink and black. After blowing out her candles, the birthday girl danced with friends and sipped Veuve Cliquot champagne out of a bedazzled glass that a pure clubgoer had specially made for her.
Speaking of Champagne. the VIP room at Blush Boutique Nightclub inside Wynn Las Vegas was packed as Wayne Brady
, Shar Jackson
and a large group of friends
took over the VIP room and started popping bottles of champagne until the wee hours of the morning.