Beyond the Velvet Rope: Mariah Carey Celebrates in Hollywood, Janet Jackson Indulges Her Sweet Tooth

By: Lance Debler / September 13, 2012

Sexy Stacy and George!
Stacy is among the best dressed on George Clooney's arm at the SAG awards!
Mariah Carey was honored with the Icon Award at BMI’s Urban Awards this week – and celebrated with a friend named Hennessy.

Janet Jackson, meanwhile, shook off the Jackson family drama and self-soothed with a little comfort-food candy. And no, we can’t blame her.

Want more details on these celebrity sightings and many more? Join us as we go beyond the velvet rope – and see all the action in our photo gallery!

THE WHO: Pop goddess Mariah Carey (with hubby Nick Cannon)

THE WHAT: Being honored at the BMI Urban Awards – and sipping a little Hennessy Cognac for good measure

THE WHERE: West Hollywood’s London Hotel

WHY WE WISH WE WERE THERE: If she got up and made a speech anywhere near as loopy as this one, it was the event of the year.

 

THE WHO: Stacy Keibler

THE WHAT: Drinking Coronas, dancing to DJ Vice-spun tunes, and talking about how she spent the beginning of the summer traveling the world with her boyfriend, George Clooney. That lucky girl.

THE WHERE: Sunday Football Funday at NYC hotpot The Ainsworth

WHY WE WISH WE WERE THERE: If we become BFFs with Stacy, we’re thismuchcloser to Clooney. And that’s kind of a life goal.

 

THE WHO: Janet Jackson

THE WHAT: Indulging her sweet tooth

THE WHERE:  The opening of the first Dylan’s Candy Bar on the West Coast, at The Original Farmer’s Market in Los Angeles

WHY WE WISH WE WERE THERE: “We are a part of the Rhythm Nation.”

 

THE WHO: Backstreet Boy AJ McLean

THE WHAT: Discussing the future of wireless technology. No, really.

THE WHERE: The Duracell Powermat panel discussion event at Jay-Z’s 40/40 Club in NYC.

WHY WE WISH WE WERE THERE: Backstreet’s back, ALL RIGHT!

 

 

 

THE WHO: Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Benson, Selena Gomez and Rachel Korine – aka the stars of Spring Breakers – plus Zac Efron, Jennifer Lawrence, James Franco, Lily Collins, Bradley Cooper and Elle Fanning

THE WHAT: Striking a pose in the Guess Portrait Studio Lounge

THE WHERE: Toronto International Film Festival

WHY WE WISH WE WERE THERE: That’s some serious star power.

 

THE WHO: Katrina Bowden and Megan Hilty

THE WHAT: Trading beauty tips and getting advice on the hottest makeup trends for fall

THE WHERE: The annual Maybelline/CVS pharmacy Fashion Week event in NYC

WHY WE WISH WE WERE THERE: We’re thinking the blue eyeshadow we’ve been wearing may be a little outdated.

 

THE WHO: Jessica Szohr, Miles Teller and Glee’s Jenna Ushkowitz

THE WHAT: Downing cocktails and dancing until the club closed.

THE WHERE: Hollywood hotspot Blok

WHY WE WISH WE WERE THERE: Girls just wanna have fun, and so do we.

 

THE WHO: Adam Lambert

THE WHAT: Breaking bread with his posse, then posing for photos with passersby

THE WHERE: Mexican Restaurant Rocking Horse Cafe in Chelsea

WHY WE WISH WE WERE THERE: We’d have begged him to sing “Mad World.”

 

 

 

THE WHO: MTV’s Teen Wolf star Crystal Reed

THE WHAT: Posing with designer Naeem Khan – and looking beautifully coiffed, thanks to black 15in1 Miracle Hair Treatment

THE WHERE: Kahn’s Spring 2013 show during Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week

WHY WE WISH WE WERE THERE: Fashion always comes first.

 

THE WHO: Funnylady Wanda Sykes

THE WHAT: Enjoying a fabulous meal

THE WHERE: Lexington Brass in New York City

WHY WE WISH WE WERE THERE: Girlfriend’s a riot.

 

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