Posts in category "celebrity"

When Izzy met the Prince: Prince Charles bestows the Order of Manitoba on Chicago Bear Israel Idonije

When Izzy met the Prince: Prince Charles bestows the Order of Manitoba on Chicago Bear Israel Idonije
Not everyone gets to meet Prince Charles, but then, not everyone is Israel Idonije!  On Wednesday, May 21, this Chicago Bear received Manitoba’s highest honor, the Order of Manitoba,  from Prince Charles in an investiture ceremony that took place at the Legislature in Winnipeg.  Established under special legislation, the Order of Manitoba is the province’s highest... Read more »

Oprah surprises longtime hairstylist Andre Walker at his product launch party at Ikram

Ikram Goldman, Oprah and Andre Walker (photo by George Burns).
In 1985, when Oprah Winfrey burst onto Chicago’s consciousness on  talk show AM Chicago, a local hairdresser was already thinking of ways to reach her.  That stylist is Oprah’s longtime hairdresser, Andre Walker, who had simply sent her a note reading, “I’m dying to get my hands in your hair.”  The rest, as they say,... Read more »

Mick Jagger's Longtime girlfriend, L'Wren Scott, Dead of Apparent Suicide at 47

Mick Jagger's Longtime girlfriend, L'Wren Scott, Dead of Apparent Suicide at 47
I couldn’t believe it when I read the news. I followed the statuesque fashion designer on Twitter and always admired her designs. I also loved seeing the happy photos of her and Mick from all over the world. She seemed to have it all. And now I’m reading reports such as the one from MailOnline... Read more »
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Ellen Degeneres blows up Twitter at Oscars 2014 with this photo

Ellen Degeneres blows up Twitter at Oscars 2014 with this photo
I loved watching Ellen Degeneres host this year’s Oscars.  Hell, I would love to see her host EVERY year.  She’s funny, positive and doesn’t make jokes at others expense.  I also loved the way she included the entire audience (and us) in the festivities.  She ordered pizza and asked the stars to ante up, she... Read more »

Get the Rice Ready for Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg: The Love Interview

Get the Rice Ready for Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg:  The Love Interview
Sexy actress, author, activist, former Playboy Playmate of the Year and new “View” co-host Jenny McCarthy was on hand at hot, Chicago nightclub Parliament on December 20 to host a fundraiser for a charity dear to her heart, Generation Rescue.  A well-known advocate for children and families touched by autism, Jenny chose this charity because... Read more »

Star-Studded Art Basel Party with Kim Kardashian, Kanye, Cindy Crawford, Lionel Richie and More!

Host Jason Binn, Kanye, Kim Kardashian and Roberto Cavalli
It was THE hottest Art Basel party with some of the biggest celebs in town on Wednesday, December 4th, for the Dujour Magazine event at the Delano Beach Club in South Beach.  We had never attended Art Basel so when an intriguing invite from Jason Binn (Dujour Mag and Niche Media founder) arrived in my... Read more »
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Michael Jordan and Yvette Prieto received lots of wedding gifts but NONE like this one!

Upper Deck's one-of-a-kind wedding gift for the Jordans.
The Michael Jordan/Yvette Prieto nuptials are history now with the lovebirds back in their 35,000′ ft. nest in the elegant Bears Club in Jupiter, Florida.  Guests are still talking about the wedding tent,  which, according to my sources, was one of the world’s largest at 40,000′ ft!  It was even bigger than their house!  I... Read more »

Academy Award winning actress, Gwyneth Paltrow, to receive Gene Siskel Film Center Renaissance Award

Academy Award winning actress, Gwyneth Paltrow, to receive Gene Siskel Film Center Renaissance Award
The Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) will honor Academy Award-winner Gwyneth Paltrow with its prestigious Renaissance Award Saturday, June 15, 2013 at The Ritz-Carlton Chicago (160 E. Pearson Street.) “A Summer Soirèe with Gwyneth Paltrow” will celebrate the esteemed actress and engage her in a discussion... Read more »

Party with Nake Berkus to Celebrate his New Book: The Things That Matter!

Party with Nake Berkus to Celebrate his New Book: The Things That Matter!
Join handsome and talented Nate Berkus as he celebrates the launch of his new book, “The Things That Matter‘, on Tuesday, October 23rd from 5-8 pm at Jayson Home, 1885 N Clybourn Avenue, in Chicago. The publisher’s book description is below and  EVERYONE is welcome!  Also, bubbly and bites are being provided by the good... Read more »
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