CARRERA Presents Perez Hilton’s “One Night in Los Angeles” held Saturday night at the Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles. Guests enjoyed performances by Gavin DeGraw, Busta Rhymes, The Veronica’s, and JoJo,
Kevin Baconand Kyra Sedgwick enjoyed a casual family fun night as they showed up to Saturday’s CARRERA Presents Perez Hilton’s “One Night in Los Angeles” just in time for a live performance by Gavin DeGraw. As Gavin took the stage, the celebrity couple snuck in the back to the VIP section to enjoy the show with daughter Sosie and son Travis. After the performance, the family rushed backstage to meet the performer.
Still on the mend from his recent attack in New York, Gavin DeGraw spent a large portion of his evening answering questions about what had happened and how he was feeling. When he first arrived he told friends that he was “alright” after spending the past couple weeks with bags of ice on his face. While picking up a pair of CARRERA sunglasses and SOUL by Ludacris headphones in the VIP suite before his performance, Gavin ran into The All-American Rejects’ singer Tyson Ritter who was thrilled to see his fellow musician’s improved condition. After a rock star performance, Gavin was overheard backstage telling Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick that the attack was completely unexpected; as he said, “It was random. It’s not like I was chatting with the debate team and looking for a fight.” Needless to say, both his fan and fellow artists were all happy to see Gavin on stage again after his recent trauma.
As one of the surprise acts at Saturday’s CARRERA presents Perez Hilton’s “One Night In Los Angeles,” Demi Lovato had even tighter security than any other performer. While hiding out in her private green room, Demi picked out two pairs of CARRERA sunglasses, signed a popchips guitar that will be donated to support GLSEN, and got a call from her dad who was excited to tell her that tickets for her performance that night had sold out in minutes.
At the CARRERA Presents Perez Hilton’s “One Night in Los Angeles,” Lisa Gastineau was overheard telling Linda Hogan and her fiancé Charlie Hill that the best part about Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries wedding was the music because they played everything from Pitbull to Frank Sinatra. After posing for pictures with Cut The Rope mascot Om Nom, Lisa continued telling fellow guests about how Kim and Kris were made for each other and truly knew how to throw a great party. She was overheard saying, “Kris can handle Kim. He has a strong sense of self. He was designed for her.”
As one of the headlining acts at CARRERA Presents Perez Hilton’s “One Night in Los Angeles,” JoJo and her band were among the first to arrive at the Wiltern Theater Saturday night. After a quick sound check, the pop singer changed into a purple party dress to visit the VIP suite and pick out some stylish shades from CARRERA before heading to the red carpet where she ran into Backstreet Boy’s A.J. McLean. On the red carpet, the two stars were overheard sharing their advice for those artists who are just getting into the industry – JoJo admitted that everyone seems to be “doing amazing on their own” and didn’t need her advice; A.J. said he’d tell them to “get a lawyer and stay true to yourself.” Both JoJo and A.J. stopped to sign the popchips guitar for GLSEN while chatting about their tattoos – A.J. was surprised to hear about the state of Massachusetts tattooed on JoJo’s ribcage! JoJo was quickly pulled away for an expedited costume change before meeting her band backstage to lead them in prayer before their performance. After their bonding time on the red carpet, A.J. made sure to grab a spot stage-front for JoJo’s performance.
The event was sponsored by CARRERA Sunglasses, Cut The Rope™, SOUL by Ludacris, popchips, and Asahi Beer.
Celebrity guests included:
Perez Hilton, Gavin DeGraw, Natalia Kills, Busta Rhymes, The Veronicas, Pete Wentz, JoJo, Michelle Branch, Demi Lovato, Kevin Bacon, Kyra Sedgwick, WISH, The All-American Rejects, Shiny Toy Guns, Doc Hollywood, A.J. McLean, Jessica Sutta, Willa Ford, Lil Twist of Young Money, Kimberly Cole, Far East Movement, Deena Cortese, Chad Rogers, Linda Hogan, Lisa Gastineau, etc.