The eco-friendly lounge was a must-stop for MTV Movie Award Winner Alexys Nicole Sanchez (Best Line inGrown Ups, I want to get chocolate wasted!). Before winning, she got her fashion fix from sponsors like Goorin Brother’s Hats, ReUse Jeans, and Single Dresses.
Eco smart stars filled the Eco-friendly lounge, produced by Debbie Durkin, which supported Athena’s Cup, the American Red Cross, and Music Saves Lives®. Celebs like Heroes James Kyson-Lee and Nikita’s Tiffany Hines scored sweet swag from hot vendors like Hai Tools (who gifted HotTunes MP3 Irons), Dougherty Laser Vision, and enjoyed sweet treats from Fabe’s All Natural Bakery, and yummy cookies and cupcakes from Socially Sweet Events.
MTV Movie Award Nominee Steve-O (Best Jaw Dropping Moment in “Jackass 3D”) went gaga for Chef Stacie Rauch's Vegan cuisine, saying, Going Eco kicks ass!
I love the fact that this gift suite is about sustainability, not just gifts. It’s great we’re all here trying to make this a better world, BET’s The Game’s Caryn Ward commented.
Arielle Kebbel (Vampire Diaries) came to support her good bud Ryan Boone (musician who was showcased at the event - Boone’s new single features Rumer Willis and is called Because of You.) Other musicians who performed included American Idols' Finalist Tim Urban and Jenni Alpert.
Yvonne Larson, master masseuse from Advanced Vital Body Care, couldn’t wait to meet Daniel Nguyen (Tory and Dean: Inn Love) and treated him to a relaxing VIP tension reducing treatment.
Judi Shekoni and Tracey Heggins (Amazon Vampire sisters- Twilight-Breaking Dawn ) sunk their Twilightteeth into delectable cupcakes by Socially Sweet Events and Cedric Sanders (50 Cent's Things Fall Apart) loved being able to give back and support the charities Music Saves Lives® and Athena's Cup.
Band members from Action Item, who open for Justin Beiber and Selena Gomez, had a blast kicking it while sipping Monster Energy Drinks and Peace Tea.
Young Disney stars went crazy when Desperate Housewives Kathryn Joosten showed up, standing in line to take pictures with her.
Horror star Brea Grant (Dexter/Midnight Movie: The Killer Cut) adored the Mink non-leather shoes and chatted it up with JR Entertainment Consulting.
Hours before their wacky comedy premiered at Dances With Films, Night of the Alien’s adorable stars Shannon Lintner, Tabetha Wallace, and Anastazia Dalesandro signed their bras and donated them to Athena’s Cup, showing their support for Breast Cancer awareness.
Other VIP’s like Caitlin Crosby (MTV’s Hard Times of RJ Berger), Camile Winbush (Secret Life of an American Teenager), Maxim Model Caitlin O’Connor, Roshon Fegan (Disney’s Shake It Up), Bad Teacher’sNolan Dahl, Stephen Kramer Glickman (Big Time Rush), Baxter’s Evan Williams, enjoyed being escorted around the chic event by Network Models. Other generous sponsors included Rev7 “Join the Revolution-Removable Gum,” LifeSource Water Systems, Loud Energy Gummi Bears, Dr. Ben Shamoiel Chiropractic, Global US Solar.
Celebrities in attendance
Day 1, Friday June 3rd, 2011, Talent who attended Pre-MTV Movie Awards Eco Lounge
Action Item – opening band for Justin Beiber, Alexys Nycole Sanchez – MTV Movie Awards Nominee – Best Line – “Grown Ups”, Amanda Wyss – “Fast Times at Ridgemont High”, Ashlee Keating – Recording Artist, B. Howard – Producer/Songwriter, Brandon Tyler Russel – “The Class”, Brandon Smith – “Sonny with a Chance”, Brendon Eggertsen – “Just Go With It”, Brett DelBuono – “Let Me In”, Carlease Burke – “Prom”, Chelsea Rendon – “A Better Life”, Cherrell Noyd – “Everybody Hates Chris”, Courtney Hope – “Prowl”, Curtis Young – Recording Artist, Danika Yarosh – “A Christmas Wedding Tail”, Derek Bloom – “Kids on the Porch”, D’Manti – Singer/Actress/Model, Damian Daly – “90210”, Damian Perkins – “CSI: Miami”, Damon Whitaker – “Lazarus Papers”, Eric Matheny – “J. Edgar”, Evan Williams – “Baxter”, Garrett Backstrom – “Brothers & Sisters”, Jackie Tohn – “American Idol”, Jairaj Walia – “In the Foxhole”, James Kyson-Lee – “Hereos”, Jeremy Bassett – “Skyrocket Love”, Jessica “Sugar” Kiper – “Survivor”, Jillian Clare – “Victorious”, Judd Nelson – “Two and a Half Men”, Julia Verdin – “Two Jacks”, Juliana Rose – “Prom”, Justin Tunucci – “iCarly”, Kallie Flynn Childress – “Cougar Town”, Kameron Safford – “Saddle Ranch”, Kevin Sorbo – “Legendary TV Series”, Lyndsey Cannon – Tween Singer, Marabina Jaimes – “Desperate Housewives”, Matthew Glen Johnson – “Good Luck Chuck”, Meeghan Henry – Singer, Melissa Cary – Fitness American Champion”, Melody Thomas Scott – “The Young and the Restless”, Michael Bolten – “Miss Behave”, Mike Manning “Real World D.C.”, Mikey Reid – “Victorious”, Nicholas Ryan & Jennifer – Hosts of E! on the Red Carpet, Presley Cash – Taylor Swift’s music video “Mean”, Raja Fenske – “Unfabulous”, Ralph Rieckermann – Scorpions lead guitar player, Renato “Babalu” Sobral – Strikeforce Heavyweight Champion, Robb Zbacknik – “Saddle Ranch”, Ronalds Brothers – Producers, Roshon Fegan – Disney Channel’s “Shake it Up”, Ruthie Alcaide – “Challenge”, Saige Ryan Campbell – “I Heart Huckabees”, Samantha Mumba – UK Pop Star Grammy NomineeSean Kanan – “The Young and the Restless, Sevier Crespo – “Fast Lane”, Steve-O – MTV Award Nominee – Best Jaw Dropping Moment -“Jackass”, Tawny Kitaen – MTV Vixen, Tiffany Hines – “Nikita”, Tony Denison – “The Closer”, Willie & Suzan Brittan Gault – Chicago Bears, Zach Cumer – “Smokin Aces”.
Day 2, Saturday June 4, 2011, Talent who Attended Pre-MTV Movie Awards Gift Lounge
Amelia Jackson-Gray – “Entourage,” “Deep Gold”, Amy Paffrath – TV Guide Host, Anastazia Dalesandro – “Night of the Alien”, Arielle Kebbel – “Vampire Diaries”, Benito Martinez – “The Shield”, Bobby Alt – “Endless Summer”, Brandon Smith – “Sonny with a Chance”, Bren Foster – “Days of Our Lives”, Caitlin Crosby – “Hard Times of RJ Berger”, Caitlin O'Connor - maxim model, Camile Winbush – “Secret life of an American Teenager”, Caryn Ward – BET’s “The Game”, Cedric Sanders – “Things Fall Apart,” “Rocksteady,” “The Social Network”, Chanel Ryan – “Bad Girls Go to Hell”, Cherish Lee – recording artist,Christian Meoli – Bigfoot Entertainment/Criminal Minds, Christina Derosa – “Sex Chronicles”, Consuelo Costin – singer, Cornelius Smith Jr. – “All My Children”, Daniel Nguyen – “Tory and Dean: Inn Love”, Deb Carson – Fox Sports News Radio Anchor, Donne Spangler & Richie – Producers/Festival, Dr. Yamma Brown – Author/Daughter of James Brown, Drew Powell – “Straw Dogs”, Erin Darling – “Repo Man”, Felix Ryan – “Power Rangers Samurai”, Free Dominguez – Singer in Kidney Thieves, Gulie Branco - “The One Nighter”, India King – recording artist, Isabella Rae Thomas – “Brothers and Sisters”, Jarrod & Brandi Schulz – “Storage Wars”, Jenni Alpert – musician, Jillian Rose Reed – “Awkward”, Joey Sabo – Actor,Judi Shekoni – “Twilight Saga”, Karen Ostlund – Actress, Kathryn Joosten – “Desperate Housewives”,Kayla Tabish - Girl Next Door, Keith David – “The Cape”, Kori Withers – Musician, Kristen Ruhlin – “She Wants Me” with Hilary Duff, Lela Brown – “Now”, May Wang – “Cougar Town”, Michael Irvin – NFL Hall of Fame, Neil Cohen, Nikki Sabo, Noah Dahl – “Bad Teacher”, Odain Watson, Paula Vough, Pol' Atteu - KVLM TV reality show DESIGNER FAMILY, Renny Martyn – “Big Brother”, Richard Portnow – “Two Jacks”,Ryan Boone – Musician, Sam Sarpong – “Anchor Baby”, Savvy & Mandy – singers, Shannon Linter – “Night of the Alien”, Shaun Parkes – “Treasure Island”, Sterling Beaumon – “Lost”, Stephen Kramer Glickman -“Big Time Rush”, Tabetha Wallace – “Night of the Alien”, Tami Erin - Pippi Longstocking, Tawny Kitaen – MTV vixen, Taya Rayden – Recording Artist, Thom Bierdz – The Young and the Restless, Tim Urban – American Idol Finalist, Tionne Williams – Grammy nominated artist, Tom Malloy – “The Alphabet Killer”, Tracey Heggins – “Twilight”, Victoria Grace – “Tracks”, Yennifer Behrens – “Decisions”
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Music Saves Lives® is the bridge between music, entertainment and important life-saving causes. We bring a simple concept; connect the music and entertainment we all love to life-saving community action. MSL has focused efforts on blood donation and the bone marrow registry, reaching out by sharing facts, educating and empowering youth. www.musicsaveslives.org/
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Musical Artists Showcase Performers
Alina Smith, Bwilling, CEEJ, Chris Arena, Davey G Project, Delaney Gibson, Gaby Moreno, Jenni Alpert, Joel Eckles, JT Spangler, Justine Bennett, Kellie Lee, Kelly McGrath, Kim Divine, Kori Withers, Laura Meyer, Nik Kai, Ryan Boone, Tim Urban, Wes Perrin, Will Hutchinson.
All Photos © by Judith Orr Photography