‘Dallas’ Star Jesse Metcalfe Celebrates Birthday, Reese Witherspoon Goes on Mystery Dinner Date: Beyond the Velvet Rope (PHOTOS)
Dallas hunk Jesse Metcalfe blew out 34 candles this week at Bagatelle LA in West Hollywood. On his arm: actress/girlfriend Cara Santana.
That lucky girl!
Meanwhile, Reese Witherspoon was spotted on a dinner date with none other than Seth MacFarlane, stirring rumors that the two may be collaborating on an upcoming project.
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: Jesse Metcalfe
THE WHAT: Enjoying sundaes – and cocktails -- at his 34th birthday bash
THE WHERE: Bagatelle LA in West Hollywood
WHY WE WISH WE WERE THERE: We’d give him a big birthday kiss.
THE WHO: Matthew McConaughey’s better half, Camila Alves
THE WHAT: Shopping for Christmas gifts with her kids
THE WHERE: A Toys R Us in Austin, Tex.
WHY WE WISH WE WERE THERE: We’d suggest she also buy a few items for Matt’s stocking – namely, a few chocolate Santas, a pile of Christmas cookies, and mountain of candy canes. (If you don't know why, click here.)
THE WHO: Kevin Jonas and wife Danielle
THE WHAT: Hosting the Cold-EEZE & City Harvest Food Drive to benefit Hurricane Sandy victims
THE WHERE: NYC
WHY WE WISH WE WERE THERE: More than 600 pounds of canned goods were collected, and who doesn’t love good deeds?
THE WHO: Reese Witherspoon and Seth MacFarlane
THE WHAT: Chatting over drinks and enjoying spaghetti
THE WHERE: Scott Conant's Scarpetta Beverly Hills
WHY WE WISH WE WERE THERE: If they were talking about an upcoming movie, we can’t wait to see it.
THE WHO: R&B star Brandy
THE WHAT: Backstage at the VH1 Divas concert in LA
THE WHERE: Signing a pair of Monster DNA headphones that will be auctioned off to benefit VH1’s Save the Music Foundation
WHY WE WISH WE WERE THERE: “What About Us” is still our jam!
THE WHO: Petra Nemcova
THE WHAT: Celebrating the partnership between Clinique and her global charity, Happy Hearts Fund
THE WHERE: Bloomingdale's 59th street in NYC
WHY WE WISH WE WERE THERE: She’s supermodel-sexy.
THE WHO: Karina Smirnoff
THE WHAT: Playing boardwalk games with her former Dancing with the Stars partner Ralph Macchio
THE WHERE: Bowlmor Lanes Times Square in NYC
WHY WE WISH WE WERE THERE: Maybe she was giving free cha-cha lessons, too.
THE WHO: Smash star Megan Hilty
THE WHAT: Gushing over the Quirky.com Stem -- because she loves to cook with lemon and said it was the perfect invention!
THE WHERE: Santa’s QuirkShop in NYC
WHY WE WISH WE WERE THERE: We subscribe to the theory, “When life gives you lemons…”
THE WHO: New York Giant Victor Cruz
THE WHAT: Posting his holiday-inspired playlist "Holiday Favorites, Past & Present" on rara.com
THE WHERE: In the locker room of Giants stadium between training drills
WHY WE WISH WE WERE THERE: Have you seen the guy? To quote Mariah, “All we want for Christmas is…him!”