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Katy Perry strikes a pose at Versace Mansion

 

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Katy Perry, in town for her concerts at the BB&T Center and AmericanAirlines Arena, was seen on her Instagram feed posing for pictures on the floor of the Versace Mansion.

Actor Ken Jeong had dinner Wednesday at Prime Fish. Also seen there at a separate table was Brooklyn Nets player Joe Johnson.

Shakira was seen last week taking a VIP tour of Jungle Island with her son and pro soccer player boyfriend Gerard Pique.

NY Jets quarterback Gino Smith was seen at a VIP table Monday night at E11even Miami. Smith, we’re told, “rolled in with a buddy,” both sporting baseball hats and “trying to look under the radar.” That same night, comedian Kevin Hart tweeted to his 11 million followers thanking “Chad @11Miami for always taking care of me when I’m in town.” Hart was seen a few nights earlier at the swank strip club arriving at 5 a.m.. cracking jokes with the VIP waitresses and ordering bottles of Ciroc Coconut.

Shark Tank investor Daymond John will be listening to five teams of entrepreneurs pitch for a chance to win $20,000 at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Nikki Beach as part of Miller Lite Tap the Future, “the competition that helps great friends start great ventures.” Three attendees will be randomly selected to pitch their business on the spot. John and the crew of judges including Wifredo Fernandez, CEO of The LAB Miami, and Neal Gottlieb and Sadie Ash Boggs, co-owners of Three Twins Ice Cream, will provide advice and will award the best pitch a $500. Aspiring entrepreneurs can RSVP at MLTaptheFuture.com.

Comedian Gabriel Iglesias goofed around with fans at an advance screening for The Fluffy Movie at AMC Sunset Place Monday night.

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