04:18 PM EDT 03/05/2014
Originally posted 03/22/2013 03:00PM
Ashley Greene's West Hollywood condo caught fire on Friday, her rep confirms to PEOPLE exclusively.
"The cause is undetermined," said the actress's spokesperson. No further details were provided, but according to TMZ, who first posted news of the blaze, law enforcement says that an unattended candle started the fire on the couch.
A source tells PEOPLE that the Twilight star's two fox terriers were in the apartment at the time. Rescuers were able to save one.
TMZ.com also reports that 10 fire trucks arrived on the scene of the seven-story building after the fire began while Greene was asleep. Greene's dog reportedly died under the bed.
Originally posted 03/22/2013 06:00AM
It only costs $25,000 to keep time like the Black Mamba.
Kobe Bryant was announced as the new ambassador of Swiss luxury watch brand, Hublot, at the London Hotel in West Hollywood Wednesday night, where the Lakers star's limited edition "King Power Black Mamba" timepiece was unveiled.
Still recovering from his ankle injury, the basketball champ kept score in a charity shoot-off with two children from After-School All Stars Los Angeles and raised $30,000 for the Bryant Family Foundation.
"When the little girl kept missing shots, Kobe lifted her up towards the basket so she could shoot the ball in," an onlooker tells PEOPLE. "He was super sweet with the kids, and kept giving them high fives and hugs."
Originally posted 02/25/2013 03:20PM
Seth MacFarlane was really the host with the most after the 85th Annual Academy Awards on Sunday.
Following the Oscars, the Family Guy creator hosted 500 people at an after-party at the Lot in West Hollywood.
Accompanied by a 100-piece orchestra, MacFarlane performed a few numbers for guests including "Someday."
Originally posted 02/24/2013 04:00PM
We're not in Hogwarts anymore.
Daniel Radcliffe made an unexpected appearance at Bootsy Bellows in West Hollywood on Friday night. Arriving with a male pal around 1:40 a.m., the Harry Potter star was "in party mode but really friendly," an onlooker tells PEOPLE.
Wearing a long-sleeved black shirt and jeans, the actor hung out at a table in the club's back VIP room, where he made himself vodka cocktails.
As DJ BeeFowl spun hit after hit, Radcliffe "started singing and dancing at the table to Nelly's 'Country Grammar' and 'Ride Wit Me'," the source adds. "He introduced himself to people at his table casually as 'Dan.' "
Originally posted 02/11/2013 05:55AM
With Valentine's Day right around the corner, love is truly in the air.
Jennifer Lopez and boyfriend Casper Smart shared a romantic dinner on Friday night at Cecconi's in West Hollywood.
Although the couple had some "security-looking" personnel with them, they still managed to "canoodle at the table," an onlooker tells PEOPLE.
Wearing a dress and sequined jacket, Lopez looked "stunning," while Smart kept things casual in slacks and a top.
"They were sweet together and Jennifer was laughing all night long," the source adds.
While there were no huge public displays of affection, the couple sat on the same side of the table and stayed close throughout their meal.
– Melody Chiu
Originally posted 01/31/2013 06:00AM
From New Girl to cover girl!
On Monday night, friends and guests of Zooey Deschanel celebrated the actress's Glamour cover at the new eatery RivaBella in West Hollywood.
In the restaurant's "wine cave" private dining room, guests enjoyed signature Bella Bellinis made with Belvedere vodka, housemade peach puree, peach bitters and Mionetto Prosecco.
Hosted by Cindi Leive, the magazine's editor-in-chief, the soiree featured dishes like roasted octopus salad with potatoes, Taggiasche olives and salsa verde, and beef tenderloin tagliata with arugula.
Originally posted 01/30/2013 05:00PM
The more, the merrier!
Steven Tyler and Vince Vaughn stepped out separately at Sunset Marquis's Bar 1200 in West Hollywood on Monday night.
Both stars arrived around 10 p.m. – and didn't seem to see each another, an onlooker tells PEOPLE.
"Steven was there with a group of guys and girls," the source adds. "There was a birthday going on. He was posing with his friends for photos. They were laughing and having a great time."
Meanwhile, Vaughn kept a low profile with a few male friends.
Originally posted 01/30/2013 06:00AM
Charlize Theron shared dinner with a girlfriend at Tortilla Republic in West Hollywood on Monday.
Wearing a black blouse, blue jeans and high heels – while sporting her new short dark hair style – the Snow White and the Huntsman actress and her friend ordered up huarache hongos flatbread, housemade guacamole and jalapeño Margaritas.
Theron – who is mom to son Jackson – seemed to be enjoying her down time.
"She was relaxed and in a good mood," an onlooker tells PEOPLE.
– Jennifer Garcia
Originally posted 01/25/2013 06:50PM
Katy Perry gambled the night away at The London West Hollywood hotel on Thursday evening – but it was all in good fun.
The pop star, 28, wearing a form fitting black Cavalli dress with sparkly purple accents – joked with fellow guests and table dealers on the rooftop as she played her way through several games of Blackjack and craps.
"I created the Popchips bag and I wanted [my dress] to fit with the bag," she told PEOPLE as she celebrated the launch of her new flavor: Katy's Kettle Corn. "That's kind of what I do! I always want to add more sparkles to everything I do."
– Melody Chiu
Originally posted 01/21/2013 08:00AM
Mandy Moore and Minka Kelly are ladies who brunch.
Joined by another female friend, the pair stepped out for brunch at BLD in West Hollywood on Saturday.
"They were very low-key and sat in the center of the restaurant, pretty much unnoticed by fellow diners," an onlooker tells PEOPLE.
Both of the famous friends were dressed down – Moore wore her hair in a bun and a gray V-neck T-shirt, while Minka sported a cozy gray sweater with her hair down in waves – and "didn't have a stitch of makeup on," the source adds.
While deep in conversation, Moore sipped on iced tea while the table shared granola, fruit, sandwiches and salads.
– Melody Chiu
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