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By Jeffrey Slonim | July 25, 2016 | People
Why did Million Dollar Listing New York star Ryan Serhant call his wedding ‘insanely stressful,’ and where did Billy Joel and Kevin James join friends for dinner? Jeffrey Slonim has the scoop on that and more in this week’s celebrity news....
Emilia Bechrakis and Ryan Serhant attend the Young Survival Gala in May.
Million Dollar Listing New York star Ryan Serhant greeted people in front of a 1905 Brooklyn house with soaring columns, which he put on the market the next day. “We got married on Thursday, and then we just stayed there for that next week to decompress. The wedding was insanely stressful,” mentioned Serhant, who just got back from his honeymoon with his new wife Emilia Bechrakis in Corfu, Greece. “There were a few years lost on my life for sure. Even down to which way people should walk when they get off the bus at the reception, it was tears and drama. Everyone ended up in the pool. Dude, it was so hot.”
Blake Lively, Jenna Dewan-Tatum, Rachel Bilson, and Camila Alves celebrated the launch of Target’s newest kids’ and baby apparel and accessories brand, Cat & Jack, at Brooklyn Bridge Park. Lively, who is set to give birth soon, hit the gumball prize machine with her two nieces and Bilson put on nail decals. Dewan-Tatum wore a Target dress, Lively accessorized with Target earrings, and Alves carried a Target clutch.
Nick Jonas was spotted in red glasses wearing a hoodie in the East Village, Brad Pitt was seen in a straw hat with selfie-takers outside of his hotel, and Adam Driver bro-hugged it out with Judd Apatow and Lena Dunham in Brooklyn on Driver’s last day of shooting for Girls.
Kevin James (LEFT) joins Billy Joel (RIGHT) on stage last year.
Billy Joel and Kevin James ate at Chazz Palminteri Ristorante Italiano following Joel’s Madison Square Garden show. Their party of ten feasted on calamari, an emperor's steak, and a ribeye steak.
Martha Stewart at the Bad Moms premiere.
Comedian Sarah Silverman and some friends hung out at Soothsayer Vietnamese in the East Village.
Chris Blackwell and Martha Stewart hit up the Magrino PR First Look event, where Stewart tested a $10,000 Hästens bed before attending the premiere of the film Bad Moms, in which she has a cameo.
Svedka vodka and Kim Crawford wines were poured at the Bad Moms after-party at Metrograph. Stewart left with two branded Kim Crawford cups.
Omar Benson Miller of HBO’s Ballers enjoyed the train wreck fries and barbecue chicken wings at Virgil’s Real Barbecue on Sunday.
Mookie Betts of the Boston Red Sox lunched at Virgil’s before playing Sunday’s game against the New York Yankees. He and his gal pal ordered Texas beef brisket.
Jake Gyllenhaal was spotted out and about with a handlebar mustache, shorts, a Yankees cap, and a phone with a headset on Friday.
Fat Joe performed his hit songs at Up & Down on Tuesday.
Tyler Bryant & the Shakedown showed up at John Varvatos’ VIP birthday bash last Thursday at Sanatorium on the Lower East Side.
PHOTOGRAPHY BY CINDY ORD/GETTY IMAGES (BECHRAKIS, SERVANT); KEVIN MAZUR/WIREIMAGE (JAMES, JOEL) (STEWART)