Here are some highlights from some exciting events that took place this September.
PEREZ HILTON’S 10th ANNIVERSARY PARTY
CELEBRATING 10 YEARS OF “PEREZ HILTON”
Perez Hilton celebrated 10 years of his successful blogging career at Perez Hilton’s 10th Anniversary Party at The Hollywood Athletic Club on Friday, September 19th, 2014 in Los Angeles, CA. It was a star-studded event full of surprise and festivity. Guests included Michelle Trachtenberg, Amber Rose, Jenna Jameson, and more.
To find out more about Perez Hilton, continue reading below.
Since launching the celebrity entertainment blog PerezHilton.com in 2004, Perez Hilton has created a media empire that spans across online, publishing, television, radio, music, and live events. In addition to his PerezHilton.com blog, which has become one of the leading sources for celebrity news amassing over 300 million hits a month, Hilton runs five additional digital properties focused on fashion, fitness, family, animals, and a mobile app. Hilton has published three books, hosted and appeared on numerous television programs like The View, The Talk, Wendy Williams, Miss USA, The Today Show and GMA. Hilton’s passion for music as lead him to create the hugely successful music event series “One Night In…” in 2008, which features up-and-coming and top musical acts and four volumes of the popular album “POP UP”. On radio, Hilton is host to the twice-daily celebrity and entertainment news feature “Radio Perez.” Hilton was named the #1 Web Celeb in 2007, 2008, and 2009 by Forbes Magazine, one of the 15 most influential Hispanics in the US by People en Espanol, the 2009 Hispanic of the Year by Hispanic Magazine, one of Time Magazine’s ‘100 Most Influential People of 2007’ and as a tastemaker, ‘Newsweek’ has compared his influence on the music scene to Oprah’s book club. 2010 Perez Hilton appeared on The Ellen Show to declare a change to Perezhilton.com that ‘needed to happen’ to help end gay bullying, Hilton told Ellen he wanted to lead by example, declaring “I want to be part of the solution, I want to be the change I want to see in others.” Hilton carried his anti bullying message to OUT Magazine, The Advocate, Oprah’s Life Class and The Trevor Project. 2012 Perez ‘made jaws drop’ according to Huffington Post as he flaunted his new healthy lifestyle at Logo’s NNN Awards which also included an impressive six pack, and a weight loss of about 80 pounds. On February 17, 2013, Perez surprised his fans by welcoming a son, Mario Armando Lavandeira II, into the world via surrogate. The birth of “Perez Jr,” as he is affectionately called, made headlines around the world and was featured on the front page of the LA Times, HELLO Magazine, Parenting Magazine, and UK Daily Mail. Still, in 2014 Perezhilton.com is the only major entertainment website privately owned and operated.
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Another exciting announcement was the newest flavor of CÎROC. To find out more about everyone’s new favorite drink, read below.
THE MAKERS OF CÎROC ULTRA PREMIUM VODKA AND SEAN “DIDDY” COMBS EXTEND SUMMER WITH NEW CÎROC PINEAPPLE INFUSED VODKA
Ultra Premium Vodka hits the Runways of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week
New York— September 8, 2014 – Sean “Diddy” Combs and the makers of CÎROC® Ultra Premium Vodka today announce the newest addition to its flavor portfolio – CÎROC® PINEAPPLE infused vodka. The liquid that boasts a rich pineapple flavor with a touch of vanilla and a tropical finish joins CÎROC AMARETTO, CÎROC PEACH, CÎROC RED BERRY and CÎROC COCONUT, expanding the top selling ultra-premium infused vodka line.
“We set the standard for Ultra Premium vodka with our previous flavors, consistently taking the #1 spot for vodka innovations. We’ve done it again with CÎROC PINEAPPLE,” said Sean “Diddy” Combs. “Our infused vodka flavors are consistently innovative and versatile. They are great for making delicious cocktails and smooth enough to be enjoyed neat or on the rocks.”
To build upon the endless summer positioning, the Ultra Premium spirits brand invites consumers to plunge into the Ultra Premium world of TROPICAL LUXURY™. The integrated marketing campaign, anchored by the CÎROC PINEAPPLE “school of mixology” and regional CÎROC PINEAPPLE preview dinners, includes national print, digital and other experiential activities. To celebrate the new flavor launch, the brand has also been named the Official Toast of the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week 2015 Spring/Summer Collections scheduled to take place through September 11, 2014. Beginning this month consumers can enjoy CÎROC PINEAPPLE at top restaurants, bars and lounges throughout the U.S.
“CÎROC PINEAPPLE encourages fans of the brand to live in a summer state of mind and experience the luxury of the tropics with every sip,” said Combs.
The versatility of the liquid offers consumers an expanded range for cocktail creativity. Recommended simple mixers are tonic, orange juice, and soda. The following are some other CÎROC PINEAPPLE cocktail considerations:
CÎROC LA PIÑA
- 1.5oz CÎROC Pineapple
- 3oz Pineapple Juice
- 1.5oz CÎROC Pineapple
- 1.5oz Orange Juice
- 1.5oz Cranberry Juice
CÎROC PINEAPPLE MIMOSA
- 1oz CÎROC Pineapple
- .5oz Lemon Juice
- .5oz Orange Juice
- .5oz Pineapple Juice
- .5oz Honey Syrup
- Splash of Prosecco
CÎROC COLADA LIGHT
- 1.5oz CÎROC Pineapple
- 1oz Coconut Water
- .5oz Lime Juice
- .5oz Simple Syrup
- Splash of Soda
CÎROC PINEAPPLE offers a juicy, perfectly ripened pineapple flavor with a subtle hint of vanilla and silky smooth finish. The versatility of CÎROC PINEAPPLE allows for a great range of cocktail creativity. Launching nationally on September 1, 2014, CÎROC PINEAPPLE will be available in 50mL, 200mL, 375mL, and 750 mL, along with 1L and 1.75L sizes. The new flavor will be available to consumers at the suggested retail price of $34.99 for a 750mL bottle. The infused vodka is 70 proof and 35% ABV. As we toast to a never-ending summer, the makers of CÎROC remind everyone to celebrate responsibly.
ABOUT CÎROC ULTRA PREMIUM VODKA
CÎROC Ultra Premium Vodka is made from Fine French grapes, which are distilled five times, providing a crisp, clean taste and citrus nose. CÎROC Ultra Premium Vodka launched nationwide in September 2003. In October 2007, DIAGEO- the world’s largest spirits, wine and beer company- made spirits history by entering into a strategic alliance with entertainment entrepreneur Sean “Diddy” Combs, in which Mr. Combs and Combs Enterprises assumed the lead on all brand management activities for CÎROC. The infused Vodka flavors in the portfolio to date include CÎROC RED BERRY, CÎROC COCONUT, CÎROC PEACH, CÎROC AMARETTO and CÎROC PINEAPPLE. The brand received a 2013 Beverage Industry News Award of Excellence, was named 2011 Spirits Brand of the Year by Market Watch, and earned a double gold medal from the San Francisco World Spirits Competition in 2010. CÎROC Pineapple. Made With Vodka Infused With Natural Pineapple And Other Natural Flavors. 35% Alc/Vol. ©2014 Imported from France by Cîroc Distilling Company, Norwalk, CT. Celebrate Life Responsibly.
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