Hugh Jackman, Nicole Kidman, Mel Gibson and Naomi Watts were among the Australian A-List Celebs celebrating the 10th Anniversary G’Day Gala. This annual event showcases Australian Achievements throughout the United States, and more than 1000 guests dined on fabulous fare, prepared by Aussie celeb chef Curtis Stone, while enjoying Penfolds wines and Coopers beer. Dressed in a stunning Bagley Mishka sequined gown, supermodel Ellie Macpherson was the glamorous MC, who introduced performers including a didgeridoo player, and members of the Australian Girls Choir. Even Air Supply turned up for a brief performance!
Glen Close presented her Damages Co-0star, Rose Bryne an award for excellence in film & TV; and Olivia Newton-John recognized her former co-star, John Travolta (Grease,) as a Goodwill Ambassador.
At another star-studded event, Doris Bergman hosted the Fifth Annual Valentine Romance Oscar Style Suite. The sponsor and electronics guru, Qmadix, invited over 100 ofHollywood’s finest who celebrated Valentine’s Day at Café La Boheme, the most romantic restaurant in L.A.
Among those sampling gifts and goodies from Art Levin Custom Clothing, Luscious Jewelry, sexy lingerie by Dulcenea, bath treats by Spongeables, and luggage by Traveler’s Choice, were former Oscar winner, Martin Landau, Dennis Christopher (Django Unchained), Modern Family’s’ Rico Rodriguez, and Dyan Cannon, who just came out with a new book, Dear Cary: My Life With Cary Grant, which should be a blockbuster.
Flash — just heard that pop icon and animal advocate Ke$ha will receive the prestigious Wyler Award at the Genesis benefit Gala on Saturday, March 25th at the Beverly Hilton. She is the Humane Society’s International First Global Ambassador for Animals, and has spread the word to stop seal slaughter, dog fighting and other animal welfare concerns.
We have attended these Awards for many years, and can assure you it will be an evening to remember.
For ticket information, please contact .The Humane Society at 310- 440-0600 or call check out their website www.humanesociety.org/genesis. Hope to see you there!