Moonlight smile

Last night, Operation Smile celebrated its 5th annual Smile Event at Skylight Studio in Manhattan's West Village. White drapery cascaded down from the ceiling. Heels were high. Table settings were ravaged after an exquisite meal courtesy of Phillipe Chow. Gowns were, you know, flowy and big-budget. Huge sums of money were raised at the event's auction, the proceeds of which benefit children around the world born with facial deformities.
It's hard to segue from here without sounding like a vapid asshole, but here goes: the crowd at the dinner after-party was comprised of beautiful people, among them, Nick Cannon (who manned the DJ booth), actress Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Donald Trump Jr. ("The Donald" was also in attendance), model Alexandra Richards, New York socialites Olivia Palermo, Tinsley Mortimer, Annabel Vartanian, and Kristian Laliberte, and supermodel Maggie Rizer. Oh, and something called a Mariah Carey showed up.
The gays went crazy. As we waited for her performance - which we either missed or didn't happen - we shielded ourselves from the solar power of her butterfly bauble, while drowning out the nearby "OMFG, it's her!" squeals with champagne.
We left about the time Cannon started spinning vintage Mariah - "Heartbreaker" wethinks - but not before scanning the room, and taking in the beauty of the space and its occupants. Philanthropy never looked this good.

(BlackBook Magazine)

Saturday 17 May 2008
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Do you know this song, LC (46,580) by Dionne005 from USA

Your statement is weird. I love it when Mariah does that. And no I don't know all the songs. Also I'm a big Michael Jackson fan and I don't know all his songs. Even Michael Jackson ask do you remember this one when he takes it back to the J5 era. People here need to calm down. Also I don't know if I said this but I think it's adorable when Mariah s... read more
(Tuesday 2 September 2014; 18:29)
MimiLamb / PJW (46,579) by LC from USA

Thanks for getting what I mean PJW, and I never really thought about it that way, so that's a good point. And MimiLamb, what I really mean is that I have never seen an artist of her stature ask something like that. You would rarely or never hear Whitney, Celine, Michael, Madonna or Janet ever ask that during their concerts. Those are people on Mari... read more
(Tuesday 2 September 2014; 16:40)
More on "Do you know this song?" (46,578) by PJW from The U.K.

What I meant to write in the last post (but forgot) was that I view Mariah's "do you know this song" thing in the same vein as the onstage diva antics. Or one time it really didn't connect for me was when she performed "Just be good to me" and she does that. "C'mon, everybody get up - get up - and you. Get up." Really, it's all banter to keep the c... read more
(Tuesday 2 September 2014; 16:32)
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