"The Life And Times Of Prophecy"
Lupus LA held their annual Celebrity Poker Tournament and Party, “Get Lucky For Lupus LA” at the Petersen Automotive Museum last night, and quite a bit of Hollywood turned out for the cause.
The event was sponsored by Coca-Cola, and brought out folks from all four corners of the Industry. Some of the guests included Karina Smirnoff, Peta Murgatroyd, Kim Lee, Melissa Molinaro, Shanna Moakler, Verne Troyer, Quinton Aaron, Slash from Guns N’ Roses, Ryan Cabrera, Camryn Manheim and Melissa Joan Hart.
Other folks included Josh Altman from Million Dollar Listing with his girlfriend Heather Bilyeu, Borat star Ken Davitian, Omar Benson Miller from Eminem’s 8 Mile and 50 Cent’s Get Rich Or Die Tryin’, Shaun Toub from Iron Man and The Last Airbender, James Denton from Desparate Housewives, Jose Canseco Industry newcomer, Rochelle Vallese from Alien Armageddon and a slew of others.
One expected celeb that everyone was hoping for, but never showed, was Jennifer Love Hewitt.
And while all came out to support such a great cause as the fight against Lupus, I couldn’t help but have a moment of remembrance for Christopher Wallace, more greatly known as the Notorious B.I.G., whose life came to a close in front of the Petersen Automotive Museum on March 9th, 1997, and putting a close to the East Coast / West Coast War which also caused the loss of Tupac Shakur.
Yet another night to remember.
Props go out to the beautiful Penelope Cruz, who is one of the few Latin celebrities to get her very own star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame, solidifying her as one of the most recognized actresses of our day. It’s not easy to cross over into this industry to this level as a minority, and Penelope has done so with style and grace.
Not only is Hollywood giving her just dues, but it seems so is life. Penelope finally found love in fellow actor Javier Bardem and the two wed last year in July in a small ceremony in the Bahamas. The two also welcomed their baby boy in January of this year after she (more…)