It was a brief appearance for NeNe Leakes at publicist Nick D’Annunzio’s birthday party Saturday at Thompson Miami Beach following a birthday dinner for her husband Gregg Leakes at Prime 112. The Neon or Nothing-themed night swim party was interrupted with an unexpected downpour prompting Leakes, reportedly in town again scouting spaces for her new venture involving “frozen drinks in an upscale setting,” to duck out exclaiming she’s “not trying to ruin her weave!”
Straight Outta Compton Executive Producer Will Packer was spotted Friday at E11EVEN Miami celebrating the success of his latest hit film about the infamous N.W.A. rap group. Toasting with shots of 1942, he was overheard talking about the difficulty of getting all camps on board to sign off on the film but was ecstatic that it came together.
Following his Friday show with Culture Club at Bayfront Park, Boy George and four friends went to Wall, where George was the headlining DJ. Dressed in rock-star garb and a glittery top hat, he transformed the club into an ’80s disco with wacky patterned hats hanging from the ceiling and staff outfitted in glittering disco, androgynous and neon outfits. The British legend DJ’d the night away, taking revelers down memory lane with ’80s classics and through the generations to modern hits. He also danced and posed for pix in between spinning.
Former CNN journo Soledad O'Brien was seen Sunday night at The Forge with Bevy Smith, co-host of the recently canceled Bravo show Fashion Queens.
Chef/TV personality Aarón Sanchez (Iron Chef America, Chopped, Chefs vs. City) was spotted supping Friday at Stephen Starr’s Steak 954 at the W. On Saturday, ESPN commentators and husband/wife team John and Stephanie Bell were seen having dinner there with friends.