Cuba Gooding Jr. jumped on stage Friday at Story nightclub during DJ Kaskade’s set. The actor, currently starring as O.J. Simpson in FX’s The People vs. O.J. Simpson, jumped on the stage shirtless and sprayed the crowd with a CO2 cannon. Gooding Jr. joined producer Jerry Bruckheimer Thursday night for dinner at Komodo. On Friday, Bruckheimer was seen having dinner with Will Smith at Dolce Italian. On Sunday, Smith worked it all off at Anatomy at 1220.
Savannah Guthrie of The Today Show emceed the destination fashion fundraiser Saturday at Bal Harbour Shops, debuting a new sexy ’do by hairstylist Danny Jelaca. All eyes were on Guthrie’s sleek beach waves and not on the brace she wore on her left foot. Also spotted at the event, which 2,500 people attended to benefit Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis, were Gloria and Emilio Estefan, Barry Gibb, Wayne Newton, Lisa Leslie and Pitbull, who closed the night with a high-energy concert.
Ocean Drive celebrated its March issue Friday at WALL at W South Beach with cover star Malin Akerman. Star of Showtime’s Billions, Akerman channeled her high-flying character, dancing and sipping cocktails.
Venus Williams was seen having dinner Saturday at Meat Market Palm Beach.
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LeBron James was seen having lunch with his trainer David Alexander, owner of DBC Fitness, Wednesday at MC Kitchen in the Design District.
Rap star Leo Santana was spotted working out (and using the Jacob’s Ladder) Thursday night at Anatomy at 1220.
On Wednesday night, newly anointed Telemundo personality Don Francisco had dinner with friends at Caffe Abbracci. On Thursday there: pianist Raul di Blasio and friends.
Vintro Hotel South Beach celebrated becoming a part of Curio — A Collection by Hilton Thursday night by hosting a private party where, among others, ex-Buffalo Bills player Lee Evans was seen enjoying a wine and champagne reception with live entertainment in the hotel’s Scorpion Bar and rooftop deck.
Early birds get the burn. The 10 a.m. class Saturday at the newly opened Midtown boutique boxing gym The Box was sold out. Among the students: former NFL’er Jeremy Shockey. Also spotted duking it out there recently was supermodel Nina Agdal.