Holly Madison, Ashlee Simpson, Odette Annable, Trinidad James at TAO Beach Season Grand Opening

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Holly Madison at TAO Beach Season Grand Opening
Saturday, TAO Beach celebrated its season opening with a star-studded daytime event backed by the sounds by DJ Eric D-Lux. Stars including Ashlee Simpson, Odette Annable, Mario Lopez, Holly Madison, Trinidad James, Busta Rhymes, Ray Rice and more came out to celebrate the summer kick-off (Photo credit: Denise Truscello / WireImage www.DeniseTruscello.net)

Holly Madison at TAO Beach Season Grand Opening
Holly Madison at TAO Beach Season Grand Opening

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Ashlee Simpson, actress Odette Annable and a group of girlfriends mingled in a VIP cabana for a friend’s bachelorette bash. The group snacked on small bites and took in the pool scene before the bride-to-be was surprised with a three-tier pink and black cake, congratulating her engagement. Earlier on the red carpet, Odette posed in a coral Chanel dress and said that having a baby is “definitely on the radar” while talking about upcoming plans for Mother’s Day.

Holly Madison at TAO Beach Season Grand Opening
Holly Madison at TAO Beach Season Grand Opening

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Holly Madison arrived in a flowing summer dress with friends including Holly’s World co-stars Josh Strickland and Laura Croft. On the red carpet she shared how much she loves being a mom, stating that the first thing she thinks when she sees daughter Rainbow every morning is how amazing and gorgeous she is.

Trinidad James, Aziz Ansari and Holly Madison at TAO Beach season opening
Trinidad James, Aziz Ansari and Holly Madison at TAO Beach season opening

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Later, Holly showed off her post-baby body, donning a blue string-bikini and even taking a quick dip into the pool. Pin-up model and Playboy Playmate Claire Sinclair also joined the group in their cabana.

Tara Palsha, Holly Madison, Josh Strickland and Claire Sinclair at TAO Beach season opening
Tara Palsha, Holly Madison, Josh Strickland and Claire Sinclair at TAO Beach season opening

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After spending the previous night hosting TAO Nightclub, Mario Lopez checked out the daytime party scene from TAO Beach’s grand cabana, which overlooks the entire pool area. While on the red carpet Mario stated that spring is a good time to reassess your life and have balance – work hard to play hard.

Ashlee Simpson and Odette Annable at TAO Beach
Ashlee Simpson and Odette Annable at TAO Beach

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Trinidad James sported his unique style on the red carpet before joining the festivities inside. The “All Gold Everything” rapper was seen dancing at his cabana before jumping into the DJ booth as DJ Eric D-Lux dropped his hit single to a dancing crowd.

Ashlee Simpson and Odette Annable at TAO Beach
Ashlee Simpson and Odette Annable at TAO Beach

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Trinidad was also seen chatting with comedian Aziz Ansari, rapper Trae tha Truth and Holly Madison before saluting fellow rapper Busta Rhymes, who also jumped into the DJ booth as the crowd went wild as his new song “Twerk It” played. Busta took to the mic and surprised guests with a performance of “Look at Me Now” as well as other classic hits.  R&B singers Tank and Lonny Bereal joined Busta for the party.

Busta Rhymes and Trinidad James at TAO Beach
Busta Rhymes and Trinidad James at TAO Beach

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Superbowl champs Ray Rice and Vonta Leach from the Baltimore Ravens hung out in a cabana along with C.J. Miles of the Cleveland Cavaliers, Vernon Davis of the San Francisco 49ers and Levante David of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Ray Rice at TAO Beach
Ray Rice at TAO Beach

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CJ Miles at TAO Beach season opening
CJ Miles at TAO Beach season opening

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