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5 of the craziest celebrity parties of the past decade
Naomi Campbell met guests at a party
In the last decade, celebrities have thrown some pretty extravagant soirees, from taking their friends to India on private jets to spending half a million dollars for an iconic singer’s performance at a boyfriend’s birthday party. Many of the most decadent had a common theme: Nearly all of them were milestone birthday parties.
Giggster reviewed some of the craziest parties of the 2010s and highlighted five of the most flamboyant and extravagant. The upcoming list includes four birthday parties and a very special fairytale wedding. Some entertainment spanned several days, others featured costumes, and many featured star-studded performers.
For those of us who didn’t make the guest lists for these events, the partygoers shared lots of photos and stories. Read on to see how the rich and famous have organized unforgettable, once-only celebrations throughout the ages.
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Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel’s one-week wedding party
Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake pose for photographers
While most wedding festivities last a day or two at most, Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel lifted all barriers when they got married in 2012. The couple invited 100 people to a week-long party in Puglia, Italy. Celebrity guests resided in the ultra-private Borgo Egnazia, a luxury resort hotel resembling a castle. The intimate setting was filled with security, so no one had to worry about the paparazzi.
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Naomi Campbell’s two-day Indian adventure
Fireworks display at Umaid Bhawan Palace
You only turn 50 once, and for Naomi Campbell’s then-boyfriend Vladislav Doronin, that meant a lavish party at the Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur, India, in November 2012.
The guest list included more than 200 people, including celebrities such as Kate Moss, Bob Geldof, and Demi Moore. It was even revealed that Diana Ross had a performance (reportedly for a hefty $500,000 fee). The supermodel and her billionaire boyfriend messy quit the job the following year.
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Kate Moss’s four-day 40th birthday party
Kate Moss smiles at the event
Kate Moss invited her friends to her home in the Cotswolds for her 40th birthday party in January 2014 that lasted nearly 100 hours.
During the psychedelic-chic themed party, champagne flowed as party-goers were treated to a special music festival hosted by members of Massive Attack, Oasis, Primal Scream and Soul II Soul. Florence Welch of Florence + the Machine sang “Happy Birthday”. As for party favors? Willing guests were tattooed with a heart with an infinity symbol.
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Michelle Obama’s 50th birthday party at the White House
Barack and Michelle Obama danced at an official event
When the first lady turned 50, she made a big Party. For Michelle Obama, that meant inviting 500 friends and family to the White House in January 2014. Beyoncé sang a six-piece set, John Legend sang two versions of “Happy Birthday,” and Stevie Wonder spontaneously picked up a keyboard and made a mixed sound. melodies.
The star-studded guest list includes Mary J. Blige, Jennifer Hudson, Samuel L. Jackson, Magic Johnson, Gayle King, Paul McCartney, Bill and Hillary Clinton, Gladys Knight, Michael Kors, Rachael Ray, Smokey Robinson, James Taylor and Al Roker. But perhaps the sweetest part of the night was when then-President Barack Obama shared a tribute to his wife, reminding her of the first time they met.
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Bronson van Wyck’s Indian Ball
Bronson Van Wyck smiles in front of the plane
Event designer Bronson van Wyck threw in a Bal des Sauvages, or “Ball of the Wild Ones,” for his 40th birthday.
Exaggerated, 2015 soiree, King of France VI. It paid homage to the famous 1393 masquerade ball hosted by Charles I. The guests, including many celebrities, wore masquerade dresses in accordance with the “predator or prey” theme of the event. Shirtless bartenders served drinks while guests mingled under dazzling chandeliers and mounted animal heads. Flo Rida took the stage, and van Wyck even suppressed the performance of “Vogue,” choreographed by Madonna.
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