Sightings 2001


12-20-2001: 59th Golden Globe Awards Nomination (Beverly Hilton, Beverly Hills) [Pictures]

12-13-2001: Third Annual VODKA LATKA (Mid-Wilshire, L.A.)

12-09-2001: Premiere of Kevin Spacey's "The Shipping News" (Mann National Theater, Westwood, CA) [Pictures]

12-02-2001: Las Vegas

11-15-2001: Release Mick Jagger's 'Goddess in the Doorway.' (El Rey Theatre, L.A.)
It's Only Rock and Roll But We Like It, Like It, Yes We Do! Yes we do, and so did one thousand lucky people who attended a very special album launch party hosted by none other than
Mick Jagger himself. The rock legend was in Los Angeles last night at an intimate party at the El Rey Theatre, celebrating the release of his latest solo effort, 'Goddess in the Doorway.'

Jagger strutted to the stage at approximately 9:30 PM and launched into "God Gave Me Everything," the first single from 'Goddess,' and immediately set the electrifying tone for the rest of the evening. The consummate performer thrilled the crowd with a half dozen songs, including "Visions Of Paradise," "Everybody Getting High," and "Lucky Day" from the new album, as well as the all-time favorites "Miss You" and "Respectable."

Seen rocking amongst the star-studded crowd were such Hollywood luminaries as Jack Nicholson, Meg Ryan, Sean Penn, Mark McGrath (Sugar Ray), Kate Hudson, Chris Robinson, Ben Harper, Laura Dern, Billy Corgan & Jimmy Chamberlain (Smashing Pumpkins), Salma Hayek, Nikka Costa, Jeff Goldblum, Tracey Ullman, Carrie Fisher, Dan the Automator (Gorillaz), Naomi Campbell, Thora Birch, Rob Thomas (Matchbox 20), Shakira, Alicia Silverstone, AJ McLean (Backstreet Boys), Patricia Arquette, Fred Durst, David Spade, Kenny Scharf, Michelle Phillips, Miranda Lee Richards, Susanna Hoffs, Heath Ledger, Rebecca Romijn, and Mike McCready (Pearl Jam).

The launch party celebrated the release of Jagger's latest solo effort, 'Goddess in the Doorway,' which also marks his label debut as a solo artist on Virgin Records. In addition, this celebration was taped for an upcoming ABC special, "Being Mick," airing November 22 at 10:00 PM. 'Goddess,' set for a November 20 release, is already receiving rave recognition. Rolling Stone magazine recently gave the album a five-star lead review, calling it "an insuperably strong record that in time may well reveal itself to be a classic."

11-02-2001: Howard Stern's Birthday (Sweet 16, NYC)
Howard Stern fans were glued to their radios last Friday (11-02-2001, RRF) as guest John Stamos dished dirt about the wild night he and actress/model wife Rebecca Romijn spent at Stern's apartment. According to the Thieves star, the night began with the couple dining with Stern and his actress-girlfriend, Beth Ostrosky - then ended with the foursome cavorting about in their underwear! Stern, who sounded very uncomfortable but admitted to dancing with a topless Rebecca, downplayed it, saying the situation was very innocent. He also said the night ended after he got jealous watching Stamos hit on Beth, which Stamos denied.

10-27-2001: Breathe (The Wiltern Theatre, L.A.) [Pictures]
Lil' Kim has been added to the list of eclectic musical acts slated to appear at BREATHE. She will be performing with Run DMC it was announced today by Stephan Jenkins (of Third Eye Blind), Musical Director for the benefit concert. BREATHE will be held at the Greek Theater in Los Angeles on Saturday, October 27th. Other performers scheduled to appear include Nikka Costa, Crazytown, Deftones, Jurassic 5, Julia Fordham, Liz Phair, Run DMC, Seal, Sugar Ray & Third Eye Blind. BREATHE, an annual benefit concert for breast cancer treatment and research, is a co-production from STEP UP WOMEN'S NETWORK and Jenkins.

Rebecca Romijn, Breckin Meyer, Tom Morello, Rachael Leigh Cook, Michael Rapaport and Portia de Rossi will host the event alongside previously announced hosts Rita Wilson and Rebecca Rankin. BREATHE will benefit The Revlon/UCLA Breast Center in Los Angeles and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center's Breast Examination Center of Harlem (BECH) in New York.

Update: Step Up Women's Network and Stephan Jenkins have decided to relocate BREATHE, this Saturday's (10-27-2001, RRF) breast cancer benefit concert, from The Greek Theatre to The Wiltern Theatre. In light of recent tragic events, philanthropic efforts have been refocused to other immediate causes and therefore, a smaller venue is better suited for the show at this time. The producers are confident that The Wiltern will be an extraordinary venue for this concert and will allow the audience to experience the eclectic musical collaborations in a more intimate and personal setting.

10-25-2001: Burberry Store Party (Beverly Hills, CA) [Pictures]
Plaid is still a hot fad in Hollywood, judging from the stars who turned out for the grand opening party for the new Burberry store here on Thursday. It's the first store in Beverly Hills for the British clothier, which dates back to 1856 but is clearly a hit among the chic set. From plaid cuffs (Rebecca Romijn) to skirts (Kate Beckinsale), many celebrities wore Burberry designs to the packed party, hosted by Beckinsale, Rita Wilson and Rose Marie Bravo, Burberry's worldwide chief executive. The 8,000-square-foot store was previously occupied by Planet Hollywood.

10-22-2001: World Premiere of 'K-PAX' (Mann Village Westwood, Westwood, CA) [Pictures]
Universal Pictures celebrates the world premiere of 'K-PAX' on Monday, October 22 at Mann Village Westwood.

Present will be "K-PAX" cast members Kevin Spacey, Jeff Bridges, Mary McCormack, Ajay Naidu, Conchata Ferrell, Vincent Laresca, John Toles-Bey, Tracy Vilar, Kimberly Scott and Brian Howe, director Iain Softley, screenwriter Charles Leavitt and producers Larry Gordon and Lloyd Levin. Also present will be Beau Bridges, Vin Diesel, Stephen Dorff, Michael Clarke Duncan, Martin Landau, Mike Myers, Haley Joel Osment, Rebecca Romijn, Winona Ryder, William Lee Scott, Jane Seymour, Will Smith, John Stamos and many others.

10-21-2001: United We Stand (RFK Stadium, Washington) [Pictures]

10-18-2001: PlayStation 2 Anniversary Party (L.A.) [Pictures]
The event: The invitation-only, one-year anniversary bash for Playstation 2, thrown by Sony Computer Entertainment of America.

The guest list: David and Courteney Cox Arquette, Patricia Arquette, Seann William Scott, Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Tara Reid, Crispin Glover, David Spade, Aaron Eckhart and many more.

The setting: October 18, the St. Regis Hotel in Century City, where an entire floor of banquet space was converted into game rooms. Among the amusements: Gran Turismo 3 racing, Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy, and Frequency, which allows users to compose and mix music. In the ballroom, a real, non-virtual performance by soul diva Alicia Keys.

10-17-2001: Kiehl's 150th Anniversary Motorcycle Tour Celebration (Beverly Hills) [Pictures]
The event: The 150th anniversary celebration of Kiehl's body-care products.

The guest list: Tori Spelling, Christine Lahti, Virginia Madsen, Lisa Rinna, Rebecca Romijn, Mena Suvari, Joely Fisher, Stephen Dorff, and many others.

The setting: October 17, Barneys in Beverly Hills, where motorcycles from Kiehl's touring collection decorated the lobby while a crowd filled the rooftop restaurant Barney Greengrass (which, incidentally, boasts a panoramic Hills view).

10-15-2001: Liz Claiborne Photoshooting (West Palm Beach, FL)
Supermodel/Actress Rebecca Romijn is currently in town for a Liz Claiborne catalog fashion shoot. The production company for the project, Lighthouse USA out of New York, shot at CityPlace this past weekend and is wrapping up photography today (10-15-2001, RRF).

According to Alec Sash, Producer at Lighthouse USA, " Palm Beach County was chosen for its lush, affluent landscape and its accessibility to everything we needed. Everyone involved with the hotel accommodations at the Four Seasons and the filming locations was extremely helpful. On a personal level, my mother resides in Boynton Beach and it's always nice to be close to mom." Chuck Elderd, Film Commissioner for Palm Beach County reports, "CityPlace is becoming a very popular location with location scouts. They especially like the contrasting colors and old-world Venetian architecture."

10-08-2001: "Perfect" Premiere (Tiffany Theatre, Hollywood, CA)

08-16-2001: Dan Band (L.A.)

08-11-2001: St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort & Spa (Dana Point, CA)
St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort & Spa -- the first resort to be built under the venerable St. Regis hotel brand, and the first new luxury property to open in California's Orange County in 16 years -- will celebrate its grand opening with an exclusive party melding the 100-year elegance of the five-star brand with the modern glamour of Hollywood.

The party, a Jeffrey Best creation, will begin with cocktails on the Sunset Terrace followed by a musical performance by tribute band Super Diamond at the pool, dinner, and a headline performance by platinum artist Chris Isaak.

Celebrities confirmed to date include: Dylan McDermott and Shiva Rose, Ray Romano, Angela Bassett, Albert Brooks, Rob Reiner, Julianna Margulies, Laura San Giacomo, Selma Blair, Stephen Baldwin, John Stamos and Rebecca Romijn, and many others.

Taking its distinct luxury appeal one step further, the St. Regis Monarch Beach has named HUMMER as the official vehicle of the resort's grand opening, with a fleet of 15 HUMMERs providing celebrity arrivals and transportation throughout the weekend. Guests and media will also be among the first to see HUMMER's new H2 SUV concept vehicle -- a modernized update of the HUMMER that keeps its best traits intact: the aggressiveness, rawness and toughness which attracted customers to the vehicle and earned it the status of an American icon.

08-01-2001: MTV20: Live and Almost Legal (NYC) [Pictures]
MOVE over, Mark Ronson. Jane's Addiction frontman Perry Farrell was the hottest deejay in the city Wednesday night when he took over the turntables at Lotus and had the crowd dancing into the wee hours. Sweat-soaked revelers included David Spade, Rebecca Romijn, Harvey Weinstein, Drea de Matteo, Fred Durst and Macy Gray. Farrell was such a smash Lotus has invited him back to deejay during Fashion Week.

07-27-2001: Juicy Couture Suite (Hollywood, CA) [Pictures]

07-23-2001: ABC Press Tour Party (Huntington Library, San Marino, CA) [Pictures]
Talk about a matched set. Incredibly cute Rebecca Romijn steps out in style at ABC's Summer Press Tour all-star bash in Pasadena with her new Meg Ryan-esque tousled 'do and summery floral print silk dress. And she happily shares the spotlight with her hubby, the equally cute, gray-suited John Stamos, star of ABC's Thieves.

06-12-2001: 27th Saturn Awards (L.A.)

05-23-2001: Shooting of "Femme Fatale" (Palais des Festivals, Cannes, France) [Pictures]

05-13-2001: Cannes Film Festival (Cannes, France) [Pictures]

04-10-2001: 7th Blockbuster Awards (Shrine Auditorium, L.A.)

04-07-2001: ESPN Action Sports and Music Awards [Pictures]
Rapper LL Cool J, actress Rebecca Romijn and actor Chris Klein will host an ESPN awards show honoring athletes and musicians. The ceremony was scheduled to take place Saturday [04-07-2001, RRF] at the Universal Amphitheater and will honor athletes in snow boarding, skateboarding, motocross, BMX, skiing and surfing, as well as musical acts. The ESPN Action Sports and Music Awards airs Tuesday. [04-10-2001, RRF]

03-13-2001: Dior Pret-a-Porter Autumn/Winter Collection Presentation (Paris, France) [Pictures]

02-2001: Elton John - Billy Joel concert (L.A.)
Jim Carrey, bouncing around an Elton John-Billy Joel concert. Great Western Forum. Hell-Ay. J.C. and his darling daughter danced as the tuneful legends joked and played to an adoring crowd. Near Renée's ex, Laurence Fishburne grooved with a sleek stunner, while LeAnn Rimes and her boy-toy, Andrew Keegan, snuggled. John and Rebecca Romijn acted honeymoon-ish as they clung together. John wore a casual suit and open-collared button-down shirt, while Rebecca was scrumptious in a black top/leather pants ensemble. At the show's end ("Piano Man," duh; puke and that sorta thing), all celebs were whisked down the security corridor to their lingering limos. Not nearly as festive was...

02-07-2001: Disney's California Adventure Grand Opening (Anaheim, CA) [Pictures]

02-06-2001: Oxygen perfume launch party (Tribeca Rooftop, NYC) [Pictures]
THERE was plenty of hot air to go around at the Oxygen perfume launch party at the Tribeca Rooftop Tuesday (02-06-2001, RRF) night. Giants cornerback Jason Sehorn, with fiancee Angie Harmon, was overheard trashing the new XFL as "high school football," while Dylan McDermott and wife Shiva Rose inhaled oxygen from a tank and Donny Osmond held the elevator for a passel of pretty young things including Rebecca Romijn sporting a new short hairdo. Across the room, tanned and toned twosome Paris and Nicky Hilton fended off the advances of two hunky guys.

01-18-2001: Snatch Premiere (Directors Guild, L.A.) [Pictures]

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