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Cameron Diaz: New York Sun Works Benefit!

Cameron Diaz is stylish as can be at the New York Sun Works Annual Greenhouse Project benefit held at The Standard on Monday (April 23) in New York City.

The 39-year-old actress was joined at the event by Russell Simmons!

At the event, Cam and Russell posed for pictures with various members of the NY Sun Works organization.

“At a benefit for the greenhouse project. Uplifting one student at a time through science education.” Russell tweeted. “Great work. @brendashad had me and Cameron Diaz auctioned off for a good cause Greenhouse project google it :-)” he added.

Sounds like Russell and Cam got auctioned off to some lucky individuals for a great cause! More Here! »

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Russell Simmons Buys 'All-American Muslim' Ad Space

  • After Lowes pulled their ads from All-American Muslim, Russell Simmons took over in a big way – Huffington Post
  • A Disney show is getting a major shakeup – see who’s in and who’s out on Pair of Kings! – Just Jared Jr
  • Chelsea Clinton makes her NBC News debut – FoxNews
  • Check out a video of Keanu Reeves on the NYC subway – DListed
  • Kate Upton is super sexy – Hollywood Tuna
  • SNL‘s Taran Killam does his own rendition of Robyn‘s “Call Your Girlfriend” – Towleroad
  • Who is the most buzzworthy celeb of the year? – Celebuzz
  • Is Kate Winslet‘s ex-boyfriend still hurt over their breakup? – ASL

Kanye West: Occupy Wall Street Participant!

Kanye West marches alongside other protestors at the Occupy Wall Street movement on Monday (October 10) in New York City.

The 34-year-old rapper brought along his buddy Russell Simmons to help him stand up for the cause.

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Many celebrities have gotten together to protest at Occupy Wall Street, which fights against financial greed and corruption. Stars such as Penn Badgley, Zoe Kravitz, Mark Ruffalo, Susan Sarandon, and Tim Robbins have all lent their voice to the cause.

Later in the evening, Kanye attended the ‘CULO by Mazzucco’ book and art exhibition launch after-party held at NYC’s Darby Restaurant. Pictured inside!

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Ed Westwick: Leather Lad

Ed Westwick dons a black leather jacket with a matching hat at the after party for happythankyoumoreplease at the Standard Hotel on Wednesday (March 2) in New York City.

Also at the bash hosted by The Cinema Society and Tommy Hilfiger: John Mayer, who kicked back with the folks from College Humor and Russell Simmons, as well as The Cinema Society founder Andrew Saffier.

On Friday (March 4), Ed flew to Germany to attend the premiere of his new film, Chalet Girl, with co-star Felicity Jones at Munich’s Mathaeser Filmpalast.

10+ pictures inside of Ed Westwick at the happythankyoumoreplease after party and Chalet Girl premiere…
More Here! »

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Mariska Hargitay: Hamptons Magazine Cover Girl!

Mariska Hargitay celebrates her Hamptons Magazine cover during a Memorial Day party hosted by mag publisher Jason Binn and his wife Haley on Sunday (May 30) in Southampton, New York.

The 46-year-old Law & Order: SVU star wore Michael Kors and was accompanied by her husband, director Peter Hermann (their adorable son August napped this one out).

Also in attendance and pictured below: Desperate Housewives actor Kyle MacLachan (with his wife, PR guru Desiree Gruber), Elle‘s creative director Joe Zee and Just Jared.

Later in the evening, Georgica Restaurant & Lounge opened for their sophomore summer in Wainscott, NY, hosting a bevy of celebrities including hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons and model Jessica White (both pictured below).

10+ pictures inside of Hamptons mag cover girl Mariska HargitayMore Here! »

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The Olsen Twins: Bright Lights Bunch

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen look ferosh at The Art of Elysium’s second annual Bright Lights charity event held at NYC’s Milk Studios on Friday (April 30).

The event was presented by with VERSUS by Donatella Versace and designer Christopher Kane. Hosts included Joy Bryant, Sara Moonves, Bee Shaffer and Nicole Vecchiarelli.

At the Belvedere Vodka-sponsored soiree, celebs joined PSIMadeThis in designing green-colored hats to celebrate the new 100% recyclable Dasani PlantBottle plastic bottle packaging (made from up to 30% plant materials).

Other attendees: Estelle (she rocked the house during her performance), hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons, Vogue‘s Anna Wintour, Janet Jackson, Christian Siriano, Just Jared, model Karolina Kurkova, Benji Madden, Veronica Webb, Alexa Chung, Joy Bryant, Naomi Campbell, Michelle Trachtenburg, Olivia Palermo, and 90210‘s Tristan Wilds.

FYI: Ashley wore vintage Commes De Garcon, The Row leather jacket, Balenciaga shoes and a vintage clutch. MK wore a Proenza Schouler shirt dress, vintage leopard coat, Nicholas Kirkwood booties and a vintage bag.

15+ pictures inside of the Bright Lights bash… More Here! »

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Amber Rose: Laura Smalls Show with Russell Simmons!

Amber Rose gets chummy with hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons while sitting front row at the Laura Smalls Fall/Winter 2010 presentation at NYC’s Plaza Hotel on Thursday (February 18).

The 26-year-old model was also seen rubbing shoulders with The View co-star Whoopi Goldberg, who has been hitting up NY Fashion Week as a guest of Vogue‘s Andre Leon Tally.

“I could never wear the clothes from the runway,” Whoopi told “But I wanted to get a taste of his world.”

Earlier this week, Amber was seen rubbing up against designer Christian Siriano at his Fashion Week after-party at NYC hotspot, The Eldridge.

10+ pictures inside of Amber Rose enjoying the Laura Smalls presentation… More Here! »

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