Scene & Herd: Where the stars were and what they were doing


Published December 26, 2012


Christina Aguilera and boyfriend Matthew Rutler sitting in a corner at Jennifer Klein’s annual private holiday party. The duo happily sipped on copper cups filled with Russian Standard Moscow Mules while their small group of friends danced and sang to Michael Jackson's "Off The Wall."

Robert Downey Jr., Sean Penn, Jodie Foster, Gene Simmons and Mel Gibson all co-hosting Four Kings & An Ace charity event at The London in West Hollywood.  “Real Housewife of Beverly Hills”, Camille Grammer seen working the room as  “American Idol” winner Lee Dewyze spent time in VIP playing casino games and enjoying cocktails by El Cartel Tequila, a tequila with 24 Karat Gold flakes! Proceeds from the casino night are going to Mending Kids International which provides life-changing surgeries to children worldwide.

Matt Damon giving a heartfelt speech at Euphoria Calvin Klein presents the IFP Gotham Independent Film Awards ceremony in New York City, ending his speech by saying "I have never taken this industry for granted and I never will... I'm truly blessed." Emily Blunt and John Krasinski were also spotted, strolling into the ceremony hand-in-hand while Emily donned an ankle length white Calvin Klein dress.

Leonardo DiCaprio and Billionaire & Philanthropist Stewart Rahr  seen winning a $500,00 bid on the piano from the iconic film, Casablanca at a Sotheby’s auction. Leo keeping cool and casual as he wore a baseball cap and smoked a Logic e-cig as the bidding progressed.

Seth MacFarlane seeming a little upset about a leaked Star Trek video shown during the Variety Power of Comedy event in his honor, while “Entourage” alums Jerry Ferrara and Emmanuelle Chriqui were seen chatting and enjoying Kilbeggan Irish Whiskey cocktails.

Kerry Washington and William H. Macy arriving to The Variety Studio: Awards Edition in style by being chauffeured in the new Rolls-Royce Phantom Series II.While Jack Black checked out Wii U and played Nintendoland before his interview at the event.

The cast of “Playing for Keeps” celebrating their film at the PHD at The Dream Hotel. Gerard Butler and girlfriend Madalina Ghenea packing-on the PDA in between sipping cocktails and chatting with film producers. His co-star Jessica Biel had company too as her new hubby Justin Timberlake showed up fashionably late and rushed to met her at their table. At the bash, the cast and NYC influencers celebrated and sipped signature 80 Proof Vikingfjord Vodka cocktails.

“Gossip Girl” alum Kelly Rutherford and “Dancing with the Stars” winner Kelly Monaco shopping at Kitson in West Hollywood. Rutherford overheard saying she loves Frankie B. Jeans and would be spending the holidays in New York since Gossip Girl has finished their last season.

Carrie Underwood dining at Koi Los Angeles after her Best Country Album win at the American Music Awards for her album “Blown Away”. Underwood’s husband, hockey player, Mike Fisher seeming very proud of his wife making several toasts in her honor to their table.