The Party Crasher - Busta, JNL, Method Man and Kournikova
Busta Rhymes' antics at the closing of B.E.D. last Monday, demanding complimentary cocktails, made noise for about a day, but other events from a weekend on Miami Beach have the Miami gossip queens motor-mouthin’ as always.
Friday night, admirers of Twinkie’s former No. 1 fan, Jennifer Nicole Lee, gathered at Cielo Garden & Supperclub for Miami Living’s Fall launch party. The hostess acted like she was just crowned prom queen, thanking fans left and right. Snacking on clams (the low-carb advocate drank her points instead), JNL picked at bites and danced her calories away. Sporting a sexy black-and-white sequenced mini, JNL meshed into the crowd, claiming to love the Latin-themed soiree. “I’m not Hispanic, but since living in Miami so long, I have grown accustomed to the music and culture,” JNL shared while shaking her ass for her husband, who refused to join her on the dance floor. Flaunting a tacky over-sized Chanel pin, JNL’s accessories had fashionistas frowning down to their elbows (boasting too many silver bangles). Flashing back to shoots for Maxim and FHM, maybe JNL should stick to her no-clothes policy moving forward…
Seated at a cozy table for two along Ocean Drive, Method Man dined with a voluptuous honey Saturday night. The hip-hop superstar munched on nachos with his anonymous shorty (not stare worthy), rocking a cheap ensemble modeled after Debbie Allen circa Flashdance. Meth remained low-key outfitted in New York Yankees attire, sans bling. It is quite possible that Meth’s date actually drew attention away from the star. Arriving at the beach side eatery around 10 p.m., it was clear by the looks of things Method Man and company had no plans to hit the club scene Saturday evening. Is the former Wu-Tang Clan member growing dull as a thirty-something … or was his trip to Mango’s just the result of a few Dutches packed with that dank Miami Kryppie?
“Amazing Sundays” at Nikki Beach continued last night, as VIP host Michael Sin celebrated his Nikki Birthday. The infamous Pearl Restaurant & Champagne Lounge brought quite the party crowd, raking in SoBe hot trotter Anna Kournikova. Sipping and single, the tennis sex symbol partied with a few close girlfriends on the balcony of Pearl until close to sunrise … looks like the ball is in her court these days. The PowerShot prima donna has also been sampling from the Miami Spice menus around town … possibly on a budget without her former beau? Anna’s had quite the busy week – and quite frankly, we’re sick of hearing about it. -- Tracy Block
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