With Columnist Joe Alexander
& Photographer Patrick McMullan

Juelz Santana & Kimbella @ Liberty Theater

Juelz Santana & Kimbella
@ Liberty Theater

Jeremy Jordan & Anna Kendrick @ The Last Five Years Premiere

Jeremy Jordan & Anna Kendrick
@ The Last Five Years Premiere

Floyd Mayweather @ 42West

Floyd Mayweather
@ 42West

Ariana Grande @ the Grammys

Ariana Grande
@ the Grammys

Christina Aguilera @ the Grammys

Christina Aguilera
@ the Grammys

Miley Cyrus @ the Grammys

Miley Cyrus
@ the Grammys

Taylor Swift @ the Grammys

Taylor Swift
@ the Grammys

Rihanna @ the Grammys

Rihanna @ the Grammys

Madonna @ the Grammys

Madonna
@ the Grammys

Jamie Dornan & Dakota Johnson @ Fifty Shades of Grey premiere

Jamie Dornan & Dakota Johnson
@ Fifty Shades of Grey premiere

Mila Kunis & Channing Tatum @ Jupiter Ascending premiere

Mila Kunis & Channing Tatum
@ Jupiter Ascending premiere

Jennifer Lopez & Kristin Chenoweth @ The Boy Next Door premiere

Jennifer Lopez & Kristin Chenoweth
@ The Boy Next Door premiere

Kaley Cuoco @ The Wedding Ringer premiere

Kaley Cuoco
@ The Wedding Ringer premiere

Salma Hayek @ Everly premiere

Salma Hayek
@ Everly premiere

Larry Wohl & Leesa Rowland @ National Arts Club

Larry Wohl & Leesa Rowland
@ National Arts Club

Sharon Bush & Dianne B. Bernhard @ National Arts Club

Sharon Bush & Dianne B. Bernhard
@ National Arts Club

Elaine Sargent @ National Arts Club

Elaine Sargent
@ National Arts Club

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Handbag designer Cornelia Guest

Handbag designer
Cornelia Guest

Lisa Jackson @ her Madison Avenue boutique

Lisa Jackson @ her Madison
Avenue boutique

Self-Nourishment Counselor and Health Coach Jeanette Bronee

Self-Nourishment Counselor and Health Coach Jeanette Bronee

Puff Daddy @ Liberty Theater

Puff Daddy @ Liberty Theater

The music industry’s brightest stars walked the red carpet for the 57th Annual Grammy Awards. The night’s big winner, Sam Smith, who won Best New Artist and Song of the Year, said, “I want to thank the man who this record is about, who I fell in love with last year. Thank you for breaking my heart because you got me four Grammys.” … Christina Aguilera, who took home the Best Pop Duo Grammy for her team-up with Great Big World and said, “Red lips and fragrance always top off an outfit for me.” … Lady Gaga took home the gold for Best Traditional Pop Album for Cheek to Cheek with Tony Bennett, and said, “I’m half living my life between reality and fantasy at all times.” … The award for Best R&B Performance went to Beyoncé, who said, “I get nervous when I don’t get nervous. If I’m nervous I know I’m going to have a good show.” … Country star Miranda Lambert, who won for Best Country Album with Platinum, said, “I don’t mind having a big butt – they’re back in style. But I do a lot of squats to make sure my booty’s not dragging on the ground.” … American Idol winner Carrie Underwood took home the prize for Best Country Solo for “Something In The Water,” quipped, “My cell phone is my best friend. It’s my lifeline to the outside world.” … The late and legendary Joan Rivers posthumously won a Grammy for Best Spoken Word Album for Diary of a Mad Diva. Her daughter, Melissa, accepted the award on her behalf, “If my mother were here, she would not only be honored with this award, she would have it copied and on the air on QVC within the hour.” … Madonna, who performed a show-stopping number during the Grammys, said, “I’m like a cockroach. You just can’t get rid of me.”
Sultry Fifty Shades of Grey star Jamie Dornan says, “You’d be hard-pressed to find an actor who isn’t a sex symbol somewhere.” His fiery co-star Dakota Johnson admits, “The secret is that I have no shame.” … Floyd Mayweather celebrated his birthday at 42West in The OUT Hotel. The boxing champ blew out 38 candles on his cake that featured a red boxing glove. The party doubled as kick off for the NBA All-Star Weekend. 42westny.com… Puff Daddy, John Wall of the Washington Wizards and DJ Khaled hosted the ‘The Grand Finale’ party for the NBA All-Star Weekend at 42nd Street hotspot Liberty Theater. Guests included Rasheeda from Love & Hip Hop, DeRay Davis from 21 Jump Street and Charlotte Hornets player Lance Stephenson danced to the beats of Hot 97 Stars Funk Flex. libertytheaterny.com….. Mila Kunis stars in the sci-fi epic Jupiter Ascending, “I don’t think it’s true that blondes have more fun… Trust me, it is not true!” Her heartthrob co-star Channing Tatum says,” It’s really hard for men to tell other men ‘I love you’ without putting a ‘man’ at the end of it. Like ‘I love you… man.’”… Seventh Son star Jeff Bridges says, “I had years of partying, and I was kind of surprised and happy I survived it all.” Cornelia Guest is a devotee of Self-Nourishment Counselor and Integrative Nutrition health coach, Jeanette Bronée, who is launching her new book Eat to Feel Full (and Nourish Yourself for Good) on Amazon this spring where she discusses how eating to feel full and satisfied is actually a healthy regimen for weight loss. pathforlife.com … … Big Bang Theory bombshell Kaley Cuoco stars in The Wedding Ringer and says, “I cry all the time. I love to laugh, too.” Funny man Kevin Hart admits, “No man wants to settle down. It just happens.” … The sizzling Salma Hayek stars in Everly, “I keep waiting to meet a man who has more balls than I do.”
Jennifer Lopez, who stars in The Boy Next Door, says, “I judge people on how they smell, not how they look.” Her bubbly co-star Kristin Chenoweth says, “I read my Bible and I pray. But I don’t think being gay is a sin. Period.” Sexy leading man Ryan Guzman confides, “Girls come up to me and have tried to sneak grabs of my abs and my butt!” … NEXT supermodels Bo ‘T Jong and Amalie Overbeck took the spotlight at Tender Lounge inside the Sanctuary Hotel on West 47th St. sporting dazzling diamond jewelry by LJ Cross. ljcrossny.com The dynamic duo celebrated Mercedes Benz Fashion Week at a party for fashionxtech with Project Runway All Stars Winner Anthony Ryan Auld. Among the fashionistas were Aviva and Reid Drescher, Project Runway’s Joshua McKinley, Jane Pontarelli, Harry Dubin, Adele Nino, Harry Edelson. The event was produced by Nextpert’s Kathleen de Monchy. tendernyc.com … The Loft’s James Marsden reveals, “It would be cool to be invisible, but I’m afraid of what people would say about me if they didn’t know I was there. Some things are better left unknown.” His co-star Isabel Lucas says, “There’s no point in dwelling on rejection.” … Anna Kendrick, the leading lady of The Last Five Years, jokes, “My anxiety over misreading that handshake-or-hug moment takes up way too much space in my brain.” Her golden-voiced co-star Jeremy Jordan says, “I try to stay as far away from karaoke as humanly possible!” The National Arts Club and its Office of Fine Arts, directed by Dianne B. Bernhard, celebrated the opening of Dali: The Golden Years, an exhibition including early works that have never been shown in public before. Among the guests were Audrey Gruss, Tony Ingrao and Randy Kemper, Jamee Gregory, Sharon Bush, Martin and Jean Shafiroff, Herb Karlotz Christine Schott-Ledes, Alex Donner, Sheila Rosenblum, Jill Zarin, Billy Morrissey, design agent John Patrick and artists Anton Perich, and Abdullah Qandeel. nationalartsclub.org

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