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November 17, 2017

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Star Surveillance: Criss Angel, Pamela Anderson, American Country Awards stars


Backstage Creations

Kristin Chenoweth with boots by Bottero.

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Kip Moore holds a shirt from Resistol.

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Pauline Reese and a guest at Minus5 Ice Bar in Mandalay Place.

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Matt Goss and Gordon Ramsay at Ramsay's new Pub & Grill in Caesars Palace.

Don’t jump to conclusions! Magic maestro Criss Angel (“Believe” at the Luxor) and pinup Playboy cover beauty Pamela Anderson were at Moon in the Palms. (Criss is engaged!)

Animal lovers Taylor Makakoa and Terry Fator served as hosts of the 200-person Heaven Can Wait animal rescue society luncheon at the M Resort, where the Mirage headliner and his wife presented a check to match $30,000 in donations. Taylor is the official spokeswoman of the organization.

Country stars spotted shopping at Backstage Creations’ Celebrity Retreat during the 2012 American Country Awards at Mandalay Bay on Monday included Best New Artist winner Lauren Alaina and singer Jana Kramer slipping into Ballsox fashions and Bottero’s lace-up boots, which also caught co-host Kristin Chenoweth’s eyes. CC Corso Como shipped out six pairs of size 5 shoes for pint-sized Kristin, who said: “It is hard for me to find comfortable high heels. I can never find shoes in size 5!”

Kimberly Shlapman of Little Big Town loved her turquoise-and-black necklace from Coulee Creek, and Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Rickey Medlocke raved about Jeri Designs and immediately placed a strap onto his new guitar.

Breakthrough Artist of the Year Jake Owen, at the McFadin baby booth, said: “When I bring this diaper bag home to my wife and 3-week old baby, I am going to be a hero!” San Francisco Giants star Barry Zito slipped into shirts from Resistol, as did singer Kip Moore, and Dustin Lynch chose a pair of Teva boots.

Singer-songwriter Pauline Reese donned faux furs and gloves at Minus5 Ice Bar at Mandalay Bay.

Linda Hogan and son Nick Hogan shopped at Volcom at Miracle Mile Shops in Planet Hollywood.

While testing menu items in the kitchen of his new Pub & Grill at Caesar Palace, chef Gordon Ramsay received a surprise visit from fellow Brit, singer Matt Goss.

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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