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Turnberry tycoon’s wedding a star studded affair

 
 
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Turnberry tycoon Don Soffer, 80, married his girlfriend, massage therapist Michele King, Saturday night at — where else? — the Fontainebleau. Spotted at the affair was Soffer pal James Caan; Melanie Griffith, sans hubby Antonio Banderas and “unrecognizable,” says our spy ; Soffer’s daughter-in-law , Elle Macpherson; and George Hamilton, “ancient and burnt to a crisp,” says same spy. Tony Bennett serenaded the crowd with his daughter, Antoinette. Bishop Victor T. Curry did the short oceanfront ceremony, while a rabbi blessed the challah before the meal. A gospel choir sang until the bride and groom were ready. “The centerpieces,” says our wedding crasher, “were as exquisite as was the bride.” The weekend ended in a casual Sunday brunch. Mazel tov to the new Soffers.

Jerry Seinfeld was seen having a drink Friday at Jazziz in Boca Raton. Seinfeld was solo, chatting briefly with an employee.

Anjelica Huston, in town for the Miami Book Fair, was spotted twice on Friday at Zuma. Before attending her reading, the actress was seen sharing lunch with a friend. Huston liked Zuma so much that she returned later that night for dinner. On Sunday, actor Rainn Wilson was spotted with his family and showing his son the different areas of the open kitchen. Also seen there Sunday was former ER doc Eriq La Salle.

Football player Jeremy Shockey and actress Tara Reid were spotted at the Pool House Saturdays party at Hyde Beach at the SLS Hotel South Beach. The two arrived together with a large group of friends and spent the day inside the lounge enjoying cocktails and music. As the rain stopped and the weather cleared, the group made their way to the outdoor pool to soak up the sun. Reid, says our snitch, spent the afternoon sipping Grey Goose vodka and soda cocktails.

UFC champion Georges St-Pierre was seen Saturday at SL at The James Royal Palm, stopping by to say hi to some friends.

A member of the elite group of original supermodels and OMEGA Ambassador Cindy Crawford will stop by the newly expanded OMEGA Boutique at Aventura Mall for a photo op at 5 p.m. Dec. 4. Crawford will also be in town for Art Miami’s CC Lounge. Yup, you read right. The lounge is launching a brand-new collection of diamond-dusted canvases of iconic black and white photos of the supermodel from the ’80s and ’90s. The lounge will be open to the public Dec. 4-8 at Art Miami at 3101 NE First Ave. For more information, go to art-miami.com.

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