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Big Apple Buzz | Hochul celebrates Broadway, Lady Di’s nieces at Fashion Week, Megan Thee Stallion rocks the Village and more

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Lady Amelia Spencer and Lady Eliza Spencer pose during the 78th Venice International Film Festival, in Venice, Italy, September 2, 2021. REUTERS/Yara Nardi

The Broadway show, Six The Musical, which is a pop music version of the story of the wives of King Henry VIII, had some very distinguished audience members recently. Making good use of her time in the Big Apple to film two episodes of Sesame Street, First Lady Dr. Jill Biden and a group of friends popped into the Brooks Atkinson Theatre on Feb. 15 to see the play.

As for her Sesame Street debut, Flotus tweeted out, “Thank you for welcoming me to the neighborhood, Elmo! Commander and I are ready for a game of fetch on the South Lawn anytime!”

A few nights later, on Feb. 18, Governor Kathy Hochul hit up a performance of Six, where she told the audience, “Welcome to the Queendom of New York! Hello everyone, I know that, none of you paid money to hear a politician speak, unless you thought you were at Hamilton by mistake. So we’re good. Right? I am here just to thank you. Thank you for becoming part of New York’s greatest comeback ever. By showing up and supporting Broadway, and supporting Broadway, and supporting the amazing cast of Six, the fans, the whole crew, thank you for being part of this.”………

Governor Kathy Hochul met with cast members and spoke at a performance of the Broadway musical Six.Photo courtesy of Governor’s office

Alec Baldwin was spotted heading out for coffee in Manhattan on Feb. 19, as a New Mexico district attorney revealed to Vanity Fair it was possible the actor might have fired the bullet that killed Rust cinematographer Halyna Hutchins without pulling the trigger.

The breakthrough revelation by Santa Fe DA Mary Carmack-Altweis comes just after Hutchins’ family sued the beleaguered actor, claiming he is in ‘complete denial’ of his role in her death and is ‘blaming others’ over the Oct. 21, 2021 shooting. According to Vanity Fair, Carmack-Altweis told the publication it was possible the gun that killed Hutchins went off without Baldwin pulling the trigger, as he had previously claimed in a December interview with ABC.

The DA said she asked an investigator in the case to bring their own revolver and conducted an official test with two independent inspectors who made sure the gun was empty. She added they visually showed her you can pull the hammer back without actually locking it.

Said Carmack-Altweis, “So you can pull it back without actually pulling the trigger and without actually locking it, and then if you let it go, the firing pin can hit the primer of the bullet”……

As most fashion lovers remember, the late Princess Diana had impeccable style, taste and class in clothing. It looks like her nieces are following in Her Royal Highness’s footsteps.

The daughters of her brother Sir Charles Spencer, seem to have inherited their aunt’s fashion genes. Sources say that his twins, Lady Eliza and Lady Amelia Spencer, made a “splash” while attending New York Fashion Week. The lovely sisters were in attendance at the Michael Kors show, where they wore ensembles from the label’s Spring/Summer 2022 collection……….

A very generous Brooke Shields was among the many nice people throughout the world who participated in Kindness Day on Feb. 17, reports the Daily Mail.

The actress/entrepreneur teamed up with some of her staff at Beginning Is Now, Shields’ global community of women of all ages finding strength, wisdom, optimism and humor in each other, to walk through a park in Manhattan. The ladies handed out bouquets of yellow flowers, known for representing friendship to women who were enjoying the park…….

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Feb 11, 2022; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Megan Thee Stallion poses on the red carpet during the NFL Alumni Legends Party Presented by USA TODAY NETWORK Ventures at Avalon Hollywood. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Hot raptress Megan Thee Stallion has been very busy. The Savage femcee celebrated her 27th birthday at Cathedrale at Moxy East Village reportedly with D’USSE XO and a D’USSE custom cake given to her by celebrity baker Miriam Milord.

Megan also stepped out in the Big Apple with her boyfriend rapper Pardison Fontaine for Valentine’s Day…….

Cast members Tom Holland and Zendaya attend the premiere for the film Spider-Man: No Way Home in Los Angeles, California, December 13, 2021. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Euphoria star Zendaya and her boyfriend Spider-Man: Far From Home actor Tom Holland were the toast of the Big Apple during the week of Feb. 14. The cool-some twosome reportedly dined at celeb hotspot Mamo on Feb. 15.

The following morning they were seen shopping at Prada. That evening Zendaya and Holland held hands as they left the Crosby Street Hotel enroute to a screening of Holland’s new film Unchartered.

The next night, the very busy Holland posed with his Unchartered co-star Mark Wahlberg during a visit to the Sirius XM Studios………..

Sarah Jessica Parker celebrated Valentine’s Day with Tiffany & Co. by turning the Empire State Building to Tiffany Blue on Feb. 14. Meanwhile, Parker’s And Just Like That co-star Nicole Ari Parker and her husband Station 19 actor Boris Kodjoe attended the LaQuan Smith Fall/Winter 2022 Show during New York Fashion Week the same day …….

Big Apple businesswoman Eugenia Foxworth, known for her work as the President of the International Real Estate Federation for the USA, speaks with leaders in fashion, art, culture and society on her twice weekly podcast series, The Foxworth Theory streamed live on its own network found on www.foxworththeory.com.

The Feb. 22 and 26 guests on the show will be commercial design executive Denise Colestock-Tamez………

Sightings

Pregnant model and fashion designer Nicky Hilton Rothschild at the Markarian fashion show at the Prince George Ballroom in Manhattan on Feb. 14…….

Selena Gomez filming season 2 of Only Murders in the Building on Feb. 17 in NYC…….

Rachel Brosnahan in full costume shooting The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel season 5 at JFK Airport on Feb. 17……..

Law + Order SVU star Kelli Giddish and Law + Order Organized Crime’s Christopher Meloni at NBC’s Law + Order press junket on Feb. 16….

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