Friday, January 21, 2011

Flash Mob: David Garrett at Eataly


Flatiron hotspot Eataly got the Flash Mob treatment Thursday, when rock violinist David Garrett and a slew of musicians treated the few hundred patrons to a performance of "Smooth Criminal."

Check it out, above.

Ashton Kutcher: 'Natalie Portman is a Rock Star'

Ashton Kutcher, Demi Moore, Gabourey Sidibe and Donna Karan were just a few familiar faces at the after-party for the Cinema Society, DKNY and DeLeon Tequila's screening of No Strings Attached at the Soho Grand Thursday.

Though absent from the screening, star of the flick Natalie Portman was certainly in the thoughts of her co-star Kutcher.

"I'm not the star of this film," he told reporters.

"Natalie Portman is an absolute rock star, and for me, this film was an opportunity to star with Natalie Portman."

Check out photos from the night, above.

Miss America Teresa Scanlan: 'Age Doesn't Matter'

Poison Ivy trekked to Lavo Thursday night to chat with the newly-crowned Miss America Teresa Scanlan at an Artistry Beauty event.

"Age doesn't matter," the 17-year old told us, of her controversially young age.

"I wanted to be Miss America, and I thought: 'Why should I wait? Let me be an example to people my age that you can accomplish your goals at any age'."

Scanlan added that her dream wasn't always to be Miss America.

"When I was ten, I wanted to be president of the United States," Scanlan said, noting that she still intends to become a criminal prosecutor, and a judge.

"Miss America is good training for president," Scanlan added.

"It's good practice getting people to vote [for you]!"

Tweet of the Day

"RT if u eat food"

-diplo Tweets

Ivanka Trump is Pregnant!

Ivanka Trump and hubby Jared Kushner are expecting their first child, the heiress-entrepreneur revealed via Twitter Friday morning.

"I have been wanting to share some amazing news with you all for some time... I'm pregnant! Jared and I couldn't be more excited," Trump Tweeted.

Mazel tov!

Thursday, January 20, 2011

EXCLUSIVE PHOTO: Greyson Chance and Avery!

"Paparazzi" heartthrob Greyson Chance was spotted hanging with Universal Motown sweetheart Avery Wednesday night at Cody Simpson's 14th birthday party at the Santa Monica Pier!

The two chatted each other up after recently being co-featured on Entertainment Tonight last month.

Also helping Simpson celebrate the big 1-4?

Nick Cannon, Jasmine Villegas, and Jessica Jarrell.

Happy bday Cody!

Ne-Yo Sings Happy Birthday to Estelle

It's a great night to be a New Yorker!

British singer Estelle celebrated her 31st birthday at the Carlton Hotel Wednesday night with a serenade from "Miss Independent" songwriter Ne-Yo!

Check out a photo of the performance, above.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Win Tickets to See Iron and Wine at Radio City Music Hall!

Life is good!!

Poison Ivy is giving away tickets to Iron and Wine's Radio City Music Hall gig next Saturday, and it only takes 30 seconds to enter!

Just follow us on Twitter and fill in this form.

You got this!

I SPY NY: Prince, Betty White, and More

I spy in NY... 

Prince and Maceo Parker serenading Blair Waldorf Leighton Meester onstage at Madison Square Garden Tuesday night (top photo), Betty White celebrating her 89th birthday with Hot in Cleveland co-stars Valerie Bertinelli, Wendie Malick, and Jane Leeves at Le Cirque Tuesday (middle photo), Michael Bloomberg giving a heartwarming speech at the 25th annual BAM tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. at BAM Howard Gilman Opera House Monday (bottom photo), Sarah Jessica Parker and Olivia Munn filming scenes from their upcoming flick I Don't Know How She Does It near Wall Street Monday, Matt and Kim DJing at One Step Beyond at the American Museum of Natural History Friday, Miss America 2011 Teresa Scanlan making an appearance at Fox & Friends Monday, and Yeasayer spinning at Brooklyn Bowl (with the fabulous maia opening) on Saturday night.


[Prince/Leighton Meester photo by NPG 2011]

Tweet of the Night

"Number 1 reason couples stay together: fear! (so romantic -- love is third!)"

-Sarah Silverman Tweets

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Zac Efron to Star in New Year's Eve Alongside Yours Truly!

Zac Efron has confirmed that he will star in the upcoming Valentine's Day sequel New Year's Eve - a movie we too will appear in!

Poison Ivy filmed a scene (as an extra) for NYE while on the NIVEA stage two weeks ago in Times Square... and we can't wait to share the screen with our soulmate Efron!

This made our day!

Curb Your Enthusiasm Teaser Hits the Web


A teaser for the eighth season of Curb Your Enthusiasm has hit the web, and is seriously revving us up for the show's first NYC season!

Check it out, above.

Monday, January 17, 2011

Quote of the Day

"[Dating Pauly D] would be hilarious. That would be the weirdest couple in the world. It would be like the apocalypse."

-Chloe Sevigny says

Sunday, January 16, 2011

NeNe Leaving Real Housewives of Atlanta!

Break our hearts, why don't ya!

NeNe Leakes, the funniest person on earth television, says she is not interested in returning to the Real Housewives of Atlanta next season.

"I'm not really interested in joining the next season," says Leakes.

"I'm just not really interested right now."

The upcoming Celebrity Apprentice cast member gave no specific reason for not returning to the Bravo show, but seemed to be more interested in focusing on her entrepreneurial endeavors, citing a shoe line, handbag line, and interest in producing radio and TV shows.

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