Monday, Oct. 8, 2012 | 3 a.m.
Singer-songwriter and actor Justin Timberlake, who is about to wed actress Jessica Biel any moment now, crowned UNLV alumnus Ryan Moore the 2012 champion of his annual Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open today at TPC Summerlin.
This year’s participants in the pro-am included George Lopez, Greg Maddux, Roland “Rollie” Fingers” and Rich “Goose” Goosage. While in town, George partied on the outdoor patio at Ghostbar in the Palms and is set to host the Nov. 17 roast of NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
On Saturday night, rapper Busta Rhymes enjoyed lobster tail, a shrimp cocktail, Alaskan king crab legs and lemonade(!) at Joe’s Stone Crab in the Forum Shops at Caesars Palace. Also at JSC in recent days: singer Deborah Gibson with three friends enjoying Dover sole, oysters and King crab; boxer Miguel Cotto with his trainer and friends; and MLB legend Jose Canseco with a large group of friends enjoying the Chilean sea bass.
Cast members Divya Katcare, Paige Collins and Mark Feuerstein of USA Network’s “Royal Pains” have been all over the Strip while filming at the Forum Shops for the series’ two-hour season finale airing Dec. 9. Mark took cast mates Paulo Costanzo and Michael Silver to see Cirque du Soleil’s “Mystere” at Treasure Island.
Joined by Charley Koontz of NBC’s “Community,” the four friends clowned around with the house photographer before taking their seats. While in town, the “Royal Pains” and “Community” stars shopped for sunglasses and other eyewear at RetroSpecs in the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
Chef Wolfgang Puck still draws a star-studded crowd at his restaurants in town. Actress Eva Longoria dined at Spago in the Forum Shops with four friends and after her margarita pizza and spaghetini went into the kitchen and gave chef Eric Klein a hug and a kiss.
Singer Bruno Mars was spotted at Wolf’s Pizzeria & Cucina in Crystals at CityCenter, where Eli Roth, producer of “Grindhouse,” Cabin Fever,” “Hostel” and the new Goretorium, also was dining there.
Eli recently indulged his sweet tooth at the new Pinkberry near Mandarin Oriental and CityCenter. Wearing a Goretorium T-shirt and with a friend, he ordered a small mango yogurt with strawberries. When a manager asked what he thought, he said, “I love Pinkberry.” Asked if he could be quoted, he responded “absolutely” and said that he’ll be back.
Miss USA 1995 Shanna Moakler dined at Stack in the Mirage and then partied at nearby 1 OAK, where singer and actor Ryan Cabrera was hanging out with friends.
DJ Steve Aoki enjoyed a grilled chicken wrap and a Green Leaf Berry Blast shake at Greens and Proteins in Henderson. Redfoo of LMFAO dined at Kabuki in Tivoli Village. Chili of TLC and a gal pal attended Thunder From Down Under at the Excalibur and sang the praises of the Aussie hunks.
Twilight” actress Christian Serratos celebrated her 22nd birthday at Vanity in the Hard Rock Hotel and continued the celebration the next day at Rehab. Also partying: 311 frontman and guitarist Nick Hexum; rocker Sammy Hagar; EDM artist Richard Benyon; and new Vinyl resident songstress Chantal Claret and husband Jimmy Urine.
Young DJ Porter Robinson ended his latest visit with a bang at the shooting range of Machine Guns Vegas.
Don Chareunsy, senior editor of arts and entertainment at the Las Vegas Sun and editor of Vegas DeLuxe, contributed to this report.
Robin Leach has been a journalist for more than 50 years and has spent the past decade giving readers the inside scoop on Las Vegas, the world’s premier platinum playground.
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