Tuesday, June 30, 2009

The Quween Meets the Prince Under Duress

After visiting MJ's rented estate, in a strange twist of fate, Prince Frederick Von Anhalt was around the corner involved in a car accident. Anhalt and his wife Zsa Zsa Gabor were neighbors to Michael Jackson. The accident happened within walking distance from Jackson's house. According to the Prince, he was hit by a person who ran a red light. We found the Prince hooked up to a heart monitor surrounded by medics.

Quween in her usual helpful way, helped Prince Frederick with removing the heart monitor stickers. She lighten up the situation by making Anhalt laugh.

Prince Frederick Von Anhalt said he was ok. After being checked out he got up and looked at damaged, signed some papers and was on his way.

Quween Visits Star of Michael Jackson

On Saturday I took Quween to Hollywood to see MJ's star. It was an exhausting experience. I felt like Hollywood Blvd had forever changed. I have never seen anything like it. Michael Jackson's star that so many times I have seen clean and pristine or slightly dirty with tourists always snapping pictures til this day where it was mobbed with flowers, teddy bears, a giraffe, a flat screen TV, posters, gloves and pictures. A few days before the star was organized. Today it was a mess.
There were security organizing the crowd to move and a steel fence surrounding the block. There were numerous vendors selling T-shirts, gloves, posters and the like all making a buck off the passing of an icon. Joe Jackson would be so proud. I was finding it disgusting. I didn't like the scene. I wanted to leave but Quween wanted to be there and take it all in so I photographed her and other visitors to history.

Everything was so surreal like a daytime nightmare. Everything was for sale. I hope I never see Hollywood Blvd look like it did ever again.

Marla Maples and Rolanda Watts Celebrate Michael Jackson

Here is Marla and Rolanda talking with me about Michael Jackson at the Laserarium...

Opening of The Laserarium On the Day 2 Stars Went to Heaven

On the day Farrah and MJ passed to the other side, The Laserarium re-opened in Hollywood complete with light shows that goes with music performances. Maybe it was a sign, stars, music, light shows and having a good time. Both MJ & Farrah did that for so many. Here are some of the faces that attended Marla Maples, Rolanda Watts, Noah Wyle, Taylor Spreitler & Shelby Young of Days of Our Lives and Brennan Hillard.

Brennan Hillard of Dance Flick Mourning the Loss of Michael Jackson

On the afternoon that MJ died, I had just photographed Flava Flav and on my way to cover the opening of the Laserarium, I got the news directly from a friend that Michael Jackson had died while I was driving to Hollywood. I still had work to do and people were calling me and I still wanted to work so I wouldn't have to feel but I felt anyway. This is one of the interviews (there are sooooo many regarding MJ's death). Brennan Hillard of DANCE FLICK discuss the loss.

Sunday, June 28, 2009

Farrah Fawcett A Star is Reborn

No one will ever forget the signature hair, that smile, the poster, the Angel - Farrah Fawcett. Yet I have a new found respect for Ms. Fawcett for her courage in documenting her battle with cancer. It was brutally honest and much needed. To me she is a bigger star because of her courage battling with her diagnosis.

Thank you Farrah Fawcett. Thank you for your strength, honesty, courage and inner and outer beauty. You are in a class all by yourself.

And Now for Some Glitter...Jeffree Star

A few days ago, Jeffree Star was at Chanel looking for some sunglasses that they did not have in stock. Jeffree was heartbroken. Star was about to begin a summer tour and was in the shopping spirit. I asked him about the beef between Will.i.am and Perez Hilton and he had some choice words to say.

Later Jeffree skipped over a few doors to get his MAC on. Star got some MACup for his stage show. His cast should be off by now but he still has to wear a sling while performing.

Saturday, June 27, 2009

Flavor Flav Before The World Changed

Before we found out that MJ had passed but that he had a heart attack and was on his way to the hospital, we ran into Flavor Flav. Flavor Flav was in one of the greatest conscious bands of all time PUBLIC ENEMY. At the time of the pictures, Flavor Flav said that he had heard the news but he didn't believe it. The stress on Quween's face when she ran up to Flav shows our concern. I was trying to interview Flavor Flav at some point but I wasn't myself. He told me that it was going to be alright.

All I could do was try to take pictures at that point. Luckily I took lots of them. I saw many on Dlisted.com

Friday, June 26, 2009

Michael Jackson Star


I'm devasted. I keep tearing up. I got calls from all over. Although we are sad, one thing I'm certain of Michael Jackson brought so much joy not only to me but to billions yes billions. No one is perfect. We all have faults and sins. Life wouldn't be what it is without controversy, black, white and the gray matter. the Quween told me that MJ didnt have long on this planet a few weeks ago. I asked what was wrong with him. She said his lungs. Michael Jackson picked the Quween up a few weeks ago and brought her to him. He spent time with her and hugged her and told her everything was going to be alright. Quween and I spoke several times yesterday after the news of Jackson passing. We cried and although I couldn't say much, I did say to her, you got to spend time with him and she remembered that she made him laugh. And I thought that was the best gift that she could of gave him.
The last time I saw MJ, I was joking around having fun being playful but also trying to be protective when I saw some jerk ass paps grabbing his hands roughly through his window. MJ's body guards got out of the car and stopped the bull shit.
I remember running after his car like a little girl, having fun and being silly.
My life is stressful and when I can take a moment to laugh and goof around it is truly a blessing. So from the bottom of my broken heart, I want to say THANK YOU MJ, KING OF POP, Best Dancer In THE WORLD, Greatest Performer and THANK YOU for making Quween feel special and comforting her and THANK YOU for letting me Video you before you moved to be a STAR in the SKY. - KAT

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Here's JOHNNY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

**Warning if you are at work turn your volume down. The screams during this Johnny Depp video are LOUD! Enjoy...

Johnny Depp and PUBLIC ENEMY Red Carpet

Yesterday was a trippy day. A little road rage was thrown in while trying to park my car in Beverly Hills. Trying to find parking in Westwood that didn't cost and arm and a leg. I took another route to get to the theatre. I parked my car several blocks away and got some exercise. I ended up in a different place. But sometimes when you think your in the wrong place you end up in the right one. I ended up in a line to see Johnny Depp. So it was a perfect new start. And speaking of trippy. The bleachers that the fans were sitting in were shaking. It was like riding a roller coaster. I fell, girls next to me fell. I dropped my mono pod at one point. Imagine trying to take photographs while your riding on a skateboard. Anyway, I did my best. I joined in on the excitement for the World's #1 Movie Idol, Mr. Johnny Depp.

Johnny looked devilishly handsome wearing a sexy suit with a gold pocket watch. I love pocket watches. Also he had on some killer purple shades that top the look. With his sexy hair and smiles to the adoring crowd, Depp was the topping to the best dessert of the day. My ears are still ringing. And as you will see from the video that I will add, your ears will ring too.
Christian Bale also stars in Public Enemy waled the red carpet with his lovely wife.

Leelee Sobieski

Amber Heard rocked the Red Carpet. French Stunner, Marion Cotillard who plays Johnny's love interest in Public Enemy, looked complicatedly classy in a geoprint lavender and purple dress.

Other stars having fun on the red carpet...