Vegas Newsbytes and Celebrity Sightings

Friday night at Marquee Nightclub in The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Rumer Willis and a group of friends partied the night away at a VIP booth as DJ Vice manned the decks.

Over at Beauty & Essex, YouTube sensation Tyler Oakley enjoyed dinner at the restaurant with two friends. The group dined on a selection of chef favorites. – 11/5/2016

Professional golfer Dustin Johnson practiced his swing this week at Topgolf Las Vegas. The 2016 U.S. Open Champion was joined by a group of friends on the fourth floor of the entertainment complex, where they dined on Tuna Tartare, Crispy Rock Shrimp and Steak Pitas. – 10/21/2016

Comedian George Wallace was back in Las Vegas this week and stopped into Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar in Downtown Summerlin Thursday afternoon for lunch on the patio. The funnyman chowed on Chicken Lettuce Wraps and the restaurant’s popular Butter Cake. – 10/21/2016

Last night (Sunday, Oct. 16), model and actor Nyle DiMarco dined at N9NE Steakhouse at Palms Casino Resort with a small group of friends prior to his final performance as guest host of Chippendales Las Vegas. The group enjoyed the rock shrimp appetizer with spicy Sriracha sauce, a 22-ounce prime Porterhouse steak and a side of summer corn, served family-style.

Nyle DiMarco is an American model, actor and deaf activist who is best known for winning cycle 22 of CW’s “America’s Next Top Model.” DiMarco is the only deaf contestant to compete on the show and his rise to fame earned him a coveted spot on season 22 of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars,” where he went on to win the famed Mirrorball trophy with his partner Peta Murgatroyd. DiMarco has been performing as the celebrity guest host of Chippendales since Sept. 22. – 10/17/2018

On Friday, Sept. 23, Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth were spotted at OMNIA Nightclub inside Caesars Palace.

Arriving the famed nightlife destination around midnight, the couple and their friends, who included professional snowboarder Shaun White, were seated in the DJ booth while Justin Mylo was laying down chart-topping hits for the packed crowd.

The “Wrecking Ball” singer looked stunning dressed in black pants and a black leather jacket while Hemsworth looked laid-back and handsome, donning jeans and a tan t-shirt.

The two were seen enjoying their night out after the “Voice” coach surprised fans with a spontaneous performance with Bill Idol at the iHeart Radio Music Festival earlier in the evening. The stars were seen in high spirits as they mingled with friends and danced at their VIP table before leaving shortly before 1:30 a.m.

Meanwhile, “Twilight” star Taylor Lautner was also spotted enjoying his night inside Heart of OMNIA where DJ Irie was performing for the crowd. Arriving around 1:00 a.m., the “Scream Queens” actor looked handsome and casual dressed in a light blue t-shirt. Around 2:30 a.m., Lautner made his way inside the main club to the balcony where he took in the sounds of OMNIA resident DJ, Martin Garrix. The star was seen in high spirits all night, dancing and sipping on cocktails while mingling with his friends.

The nightclub exploded with energy at the end of Martin Garrix’s set when Bebe Rexha jumped in the DJ booth for a surprise performance of the duo’s hit single “In the Name of Love.” Dressed in a dark green sequined jumpsuit, the blonde bombshell looked absolutely gorgeous as fans danced and sang along with her in an exciting close to the evening. – 9/26/2016

Celebrity chef and costar of Food Network’s smash hit “Chopped,” Aarón Sánchez, dined at Jenna and Michael Morton’s La Cave Wine & Food Hideaway  in Wynn Las Vegas on Wednesday afternoon. The renowned chef dined at the bar where he enjoyed a spread of signature La Cave items including the Hamachi crudo, seared ahi tuna and sirloin steak. Sánchez was highly social with the wait staff and other bar patrons, mentioning how much he enjoyed the meal and that he had dined at La Cave previously.   – 9/22/2016

On Thursday, Sept. 1, Coldplay superstar and international heart-throb Chris Martin was spotted at Hakkasan Las Vegas Nightclub inside MGM Grand. Martin, in town for his concert at T-Mobile Arena, arrived with Hakkasan Group resident DJ Tiesto and friends to enjoy a night out following his unrivaled performance. The GRAMMY-Award winner, seemingly in good spirits, enjoyed the spectacular view and energy from one of Hakkasan’s skyboxes as the legendary DJ sensation laid down his chart-topping hits. Martin fully enjoyed his time at the Vegas hot spot before making his way out around 2:30 a.m. – 9/2/2016

TV personality NeNe Leakes continued to celebrate her husband Gregg Leakes’ birthday Wednesday night with dinner at TAO restaurant in The Venetian. The group dined on the beef and broccoli, satay of seabass and fried rice. – 8/19/2016

Spotted Wednesday night at Britney Spears’ return to her resident headlining show, Britney: Piece of Me at The AXIS at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, was actor Colton Haynes.

The “Arrow” star visited with Britney backstage prior to the show for a photo opp. Then, Britney surprised Colton by calling him on stage to be the victim during her infamous “Freakshow” number. Following the show, he posted the video on his Instagram.

Britney Spears returned to the stage to dazzle audiences with her wildly popular, cutting-edge headlining residency show. The legendary pop icon performs through Sept. 10 and will return to The AXIS at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on Oct. 21. For more information, please visit – 8/19/2016

Two-time UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez enjoyed lunch at Cabo Wabo Cantina in Las Vegas this afternoon, ahead of tomorrow’s highly anticipated UFC 202 match. The wrestler and MMA fighter noshed on fish and shrimp tacos, fajitas and burgers, and washed down the meal with shots of the cantina’s signature Cabo Wabo tequila. Velasquez recently dominated opponent Travis Browne in the main card opener of UFC 200, but enjoyed a repose from fighting while relaxing on Cabo Wabo’s Strip-side patio. – 8/19/2016

Saturday night (Aug. 6), actress Camren Bicondoca and voice actor Sean Pertwee dined at N9NE Steakhouse at Palms Casino Resort. The duo enjoyed dinner with two friends and the group noshed on tomato salad, 22 ounce Porterhouse and hot potatoes au gratin along with truffle fries. The party of four enjoyed their meal family style and drank lemonade with a lime wedge and iced tea.

Camren Renee Bicondova, best known for her role as Catwoman in Fox’s hit show Gotham, is an American actress, dancer and model. Sean Pertwee is an English actor and voice actor who played Captain Fitzpatrick in the play Tom Jones, Sergeant Wells in Dog Soldiers and Alfred Pennyworth in Fox’s Gotham. He is also the narrator of Masterchef: The Professionals. – 8/8/2016

Professional golfer and former U.S. Women’s Open Champion Paula Creamer celebrated her 30th birthday with a group of friends at Topgolf Las Vegas on Thursday evening.

Also at Topgolf Las Vegas on Thursday, was acclaimed Chef Akira Back, who joined friends on the second floor of the four-story entertainment complex. The group practiced their swings and dined on Crispy Rock Shrimp and Topgolf Wings. – 8/8/2016

Vinny Vinsane from “The Bachelorette” and “Bachelor in Paradise” took over LAVO Casino Club in The Palazzo Saturday night with a special DJ set. The reality star started off the night with dinner at LAVO Restaurant with a few other members of the Bachelor family including Alex Woytkiw, JJ Lane and Christian Bishop. The group enjoyed the one-pound meatball, chicken parmesan, penne alla vodka and more before heading upstairs where Vinny took over the DJ booth. – 8/7/2016

Recording artist Nelly was spotted at TAO Restaurant in The Venetian Saturday night with friends. The group enjoyed the satay of seabass, chicken with peanut sauce and more. – 7/31/2016

At Beauty & Essex in The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, former “Real Housewives” stars Brandi Glanville and Kim Richards were seen enjoying dinner together. The pair dined on the tuna poke wonton tacos, oysters, elote style scallops and Beauty & Essex burger.

On Friday, July 8, renowned actor and film producer Leonardo DiCaprio was spotted at JEWEL Nightclub inside ARIA Resort & Casino. The Oscar winner arrived to Vegas’ newest nightlife destination around 1:30 a.m. with friends and fellow actors Toby Maguire and Lukas Haas, among others.

The actors were seen in high spirits as they socialized at their VIP table near the dance floor while rapper Swizz Beatz was playing chart-topping hits for the packed crowd. The actors were seen enjoying their night out, sipping on cocktails and mingling with friends, before leaving the nightspot around 2:30 a.m. – 7/9/2016

Friday afternoon, Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate was spotted at Marquee Dayclub in The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas at a cabana with friends. The group snacked on the quesadilla and buttermilk chicken sandwich while taking in the sounds of DJ Lema.

Comedian Iliza Shlesinger enjoyed the day at TAO Beach in The Venetian. Shlesinger rocked a TAO Beach t-shirt throughout the party and ate from the dayclub’s grill menu while DJ Jerzy manned the decks.

At TAO Asian Bistro Friday night, UFC fighter Jeremy Stephens surprised his fiancé when he proposed to her at the restaurant next to the signature Buddha. The fighter later posted a photo of his fiancé to Instagram with the caption, “She said yes”.

New parents Allison Holker from “Dancing with the Stars” and “So You Think You Can Dance” and Stephen “tWitch” Boss from The Ellen Show dined at TAO with pals that included G.R.L. member Lauren Bennett. Holker showed off her post-baby body in a black-sequins dress. – 7/9/2016

UFC star, Nate Diaz, celebrated a friend’s birthday at Michael and Jenna Morton’s CRUSH inside MGM Grand Hotel & Casino Friday night. In town for a media conference for his much-anticipated match against Conor McGregor on August 20, Diaz and his group of ten friends enjoyed an elaborate spread.

The group dined on a 28-ounce Tomahawk ribeye, California sea bass and grilled salmon, in addition to several other dishes, all prepared by Corporate Executive Chef William DeMarco. While the rest of the party sipped on cocktails, Diaz drank Fiji water in preparation for his pending fight. Diaz shared his excitement to return to Vegas for UFC 202 with the wait staff before heading out for an evening on the town. – 7/9/2016

Popular singer, actor and Hollywood heartthrob, Harry Connick Jr. was spotted at Jenna and Michael Morton’s La Cave Wine & Food Hideaway in Wynn Las Vegas on Tuesday evening. The soon-to-be talk show host was attending a private event where he mixed and mingled with colleagues from NBC before leaving for the evening.

Former professional basketball star and NBA legend Dennis Rodman enjoyed drinks at Cabo Wabo Cantina in Las Vegas last night. The five-time NBA champion and two-time NBA All-Star had so much fun that he returned this morning to continue the party. While there, he enjoyed Cabo Wabo’s signature Vojitos, as well as Corona and shots of Jägermeister on the restaurant’s picturesque Strip-side patio. He was very friendly with his server and other members of the Cabo Wabo Cantina staff and graciously posed for photos with fans. – 6/22/2016

Ahead of Wednesday’s highly-anticipated National Hockey League awards in Las Vegas, NHL hot shots, Pernell Karl “P.K.” Subban and Kevin Weekes, were spotted at Jenna and Michael Morton’s La Cave Wine & Food Hideaway inside Wynn Las Vegas for an exclusive event Tuesday afternoon.

Subban, who is a defenseman for the Montreal Canadians and NHL Foundation Award nominee, stopped by the popular wine bar for a meet and greet with fans. He was accompanied by retired goaltender of the New Jersey Devils, Kevin Weekes, who enjoyed a selection of signature favorites including La Cave’s salmon sashimi, grilled shrimp, fan-favorite mini burgers with chipotle mayo and mushroom duxelle and fresh crab ravioli. – 6/21/2016

Hollywood’s A-list continues to make their way to Las Vegas to see global superstar Jennifer Lopez perform her record-breaking headlining residency, “JENNIFER LOPEZ: ALL I HAVE” at The AXIS at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.

Friday night, actress and Dancing With The Stars alum Julianne Hough was spotted dancing and singing along to Jennifer’s hits at a VIP table. Also seen in the audience Friday were Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach and Miss USA 2015 Olivia Jordan. Following the show, Miss Universe and Miss USA went backstage to meet with Jennifer and posted the photo on Miss Universe’s Twitter.

Spotted in the sold-out crowd Saturday night were actors Jesse Metcalfe and Cara Santana.

Proving her headlining residency show is THE celebrity hot spot in Vegas, Jennifer will perform through June 12 and will return to The AXIS at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on July 20. For more ticket information, please visit – 6/5/2016

Solidifying Las Vegas as THE place for the world’s biggest stars to entertain their fans, Lionel Richie’s new headlining residency show, “Lionel Richie – All The Hits” at The AXIS at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, proved to bring in the biggest fans, deeming the show the celebrity hot spot of the weekend.

Spotted in the audience on Saturday night was actress Maggie Q; supermodel and television personality Tyra Banks; television host Leeza Gibbons; and co-host of NBC’s The Today Show fourth hour, Hoda Kotb. Following the show, the group went backstage to visit with Lionel.

Following his performance Saturday, Lionel dined at Strip House at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino with a small group of friends.

Seen Sunday night in the audience to support of her dad’s new show was Nicole Richie. The television personality attended the show with Joel Madden, Benji Madden, Cameron Diaz, as well as her daughter and son, Harlow and Sparrow. – 5/2/2016